What is the life expectancy with breast cancer?
|SEER Stage||5-year Relative Survival Rate|
|All SEER stages combined||90%|
What percentage of breast cancers are fatal? Trends in breast cancer deaths
The chance that a woman will die from breast cancer is about 1 in 39 (about 2.6%). Since 2007, breast cancer death rates have been steady in women younger than 50, but have continued to decrease in older women.
Can you live a long life after breast cancer? With today’s advanced treatment and early detection, breast cancer survivors can live a long and full life after breast cancer treatment. It’s estimated that there are 3.9 million breast cancer survivors in the US.
Can breast cancer be cured completely? There is no “natural” cure for breast cancer. Medical treatments are necessary to remove, shrink, or slow the growth of tumors. That said, you may use certain complementary therapies and lifestyle changes alongside standard medical treatments to help: control symptoms of breast cancer.