What are the 4 stages of breast cancer?
- T1mi: The tumor is the size of 1 mm or smaller.
- T1a: The tumor’s size is between 1 and 5 mm.
- T1b: The tumor size is between 5 and 10 mm.
- T1c: The tumor size is between 10 and 20 mm.
What are the symptoms of stage 1 breast cancer?
- Nipple discharge.
- Dimpling of the skin.
- Swelling or redness of the breast.
- A lump in the breast or the armpit.
- Changes to the texture of the skin of the breast.
- Inversion or flattening of the nipple.
Which stage of breast cancer is not curable? Between 20 and 30 percent of women with early stage breast cancer go on to develop metastatic disease. While treatable, metastatic breast cancer (MBC) cannot be cured. The five-year survival rate for stage 4 breast cancer is 22 percent; median survival is three years.
What is the deadliest stage of breast cancer? Triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) is considered an aggressive cancer because it grows quickly, is more likely to have spread at the time it’s found, and is more likely to come back after treatment than other types of breast cancer. The outlook is generally not as good as it is for other types of breast cancer.