Over the last few decades, breast cancer has emerged as the second most common form of cancer in women. Breast cancer is increasingly perpetuating in men. Breast cancer refers to a malignant tissue originating predominantly from the milk ducts and lobules of the breasts, termed as ductal carcinomas and lobular carcinomas respectively.
Guide to survive breast cancer
Stage wise Survival Rate
The stage you are at will help you make an informed decision about your chances of surviving breast cancer. It has been observed that women one stage zero of the cancer have a 93% 5 year survival rate. Correspondingly women on Stage I have an 88% survival rate. On stage IIA, women have 81% chances of a 5 year survival. Stage II B dips the survival rate to 74%, followed by, 67% for Stage IIIA, 41% for IIIB and 49% for III C. The lowest 5 year survival rate is 15% for Stage IV.
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