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Heres the american cancer societys 5year survival rate by stage stage 0i 100 stage ii 93 stage iii 72 stage iv 22 each type of breast cancer has a different prognosis and a unique responsiveness to specific medical treatments says dennis citrin phd a medical oncologist at midwestern regional medical center in.
For breast cancer in women the death rate has decreased by 36 percent between 1989 and 2012 and over the last 30 years the 5year relative survival rate for breast cancer has gone up by 213 percent according to the acs in 1975 the 5year survival rate for women was 752 percent but in 2008 it was 906 percent.
24yearold colon cancer survivor inspired by faith family brain cancer survivor singer music is my main form of therapy a male breast cancer survivor first embarrassed now empowered.
Stevens was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1957 when she was 33 years old she and her oldest daughter had traveled from their home in pennsylvania to visit a specialist in new york city because of concerns that her daughter had a brain tumor.
Shes also likely the youngest breast cancer survivor in the country tenyearolds dont get breast cancer but this 10year old did and fought it with fortitude far surpassing her years.
10yearold breast cancer survivor faced with difficult journey of breast reconstruction as her peers hit puberty chrissy turner of utah became the youngest person ever diagnosed with a rare form.