What is the most aggressive type of breast cancer? Metastatic Breast Cancer
The most serious and dangerous breast cancers – wherever they arise or whatever their type – are metastatic cancers. Metastasis means that the cancer has spread from the place where it started into other tissues distant from the original tumor site.
What is the survival rate for aggressive breast cancer?
|SEER Stage||5-year Relative Survival Rate|
|All SEER stages combined||90%|
Is aggressive breast cancer curable? With aggressive treatment, stage 3 breast cancer is curable; however, the risk that the cancer will grow back after treatment is high.
How fast does aggressive breast cancer grow? Each division takes about 1 to 2 months, so a detectable tumor has likely been growing in the body for 2 to 5 years. Generally speaking, the more cells divide, the bigger the tumor grows.