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Both the survival rates and appropriate treatments for invasive ductal carcinoma of the breast vary depending on the stage of the cancer, according to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Survival rates for cancers that have s... More »

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Prognoses for IDC vary based on individual factors and the stage at which the cancer is discovered, according to Johns Hopkins Medicine. WebMD cites additional factors, such as size and location of tumors, cancer cell la... More »

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Larger tumors presage poorer outcomes; patients with lesions larger than 5 centimeters have 20-year survival rates of 50 percent to 60 percent, which are significantly lower than the 20-year survival rates of 93 percent ... More »

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Average five-year relative survival rates are 99 percent for local ductal carcinoma in the breast and 84 percent for regionalized disease that has spread to the lymph nodes, according to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Af... More »

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Pancreatic cancer can be removed by surgery, according to the American Cancer Society, but the type, circumstances and stage of an individual's cancer impact survival rates. Since pancreatic cancer is often diagnosed lat... More »

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To check for breast cancer, a woman should perform a breast self-exam on a routine basis and visit a doctor's office for a mammography screening on a yearly basis according to the Susan G. Komen organization and the Brea... More »

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Symptoms of breast cancer include a thickening or lump in the breast area, nipple changes, nipple discharge, breast pain and breast skin changes such as dimpling or puckering, according to Susan G. Komen. The symptoms ar... More »

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