How common is it for breast cancer to come back?

Answer Breast cancer recurrence rates depend on several factors including the type of cancer, age of the patient and type of treatment. In a study conducted at Philadelphia's Fox Chase Cancer Center from ... Read More »

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Will breast cancer come back while on Herceptin?

On One Hand: Clinical Trials Show EffectivenessThe National Cancer Institute stated in 2005 that early-stage breast cancer patients overexpressing (making too much of) the HER-2 protein who receive... Read More »

How common is breast cancer in 40 year olds?

The odds of being diagnosed with breast cancer between the ages of 40 and 49 are 1 in 69. However, the lifetime odds of getting breast cancer are 12.7 percent, according to the National Cancer Inst... Read More »

How common is breast cancer of both breasts?

Ductal carcinoma (begins in the cells of the ducts) is the most common of breast cancers, occuring generally in one breast. Lobular carcinoma (begins in the lobules, or the glands that make milk) i... Read More »

Why is it we have breast cancer awareness pins to wear and show support...breast cancer walks?

Typically, it's the big fish that makes the biggest splash.While watching the Oscars, they honoured Jerry Lewis and they said he was responsible for raising $2 billion for MS.$2 billion bucks and I... Read More »