Is breast cancer curable at 1st stage? Stage 1 is highly treatable, however, it does require treatment, typically surgery and often radiation, or a combination of the two. Additionally, you may consider hormone therapy, depending on the type of cancer cells found and your additional risk factors.
What is the survival rate for Stage 1 breast cancer?
Breast cancer-specific survival rates.
|Breast Cancer Stage*||5-Year Breast Cancer-Specific Survival Rate|
|Adapted from Weiss et al. |
Does Stage 1 breast cancer usually spread? Stage I: These breast cancers are still relatively small and either have not spread to the lymph nodes or have only a tiny area of cancer spread in the sentinel lymph node (the first lymph node to which cancer is likely to spread).
Is Stage 1 cancer serious? Number staging system
stage 1 – the cancer is small and hasn’t spread anywhere else. stage 2 – the cancer has grown, but hasn’t spread. stage 3 – the cancer is larger and may have spread to the surrounding tissues and/or the lymph nodes (or “glands”, part of the immune system)