What is the life expectancy of someone with triple-negative breast cancer? In general, about 91% of all women with triple-negative breast cancer are still alive 5 years after diagnosis. If the cancer has spread to the lymph nodes near the breast (regional) the 5 year relative survival rate is about 65%. If the cancer has spread to distant places, the 5 year relative survival rate is 12%.
Can triple-negative breast cancer be cured? Triple-negative breast cancer is curable when a doctor diagnoses it during the first three stages (1–3), said Dr. Jacoub.
Is triple-negative breast cancer worse? Triple-negative breast cancer has worse overall survival and cause-specific survival than non-triple-negative breast cancer.
What are the odds of surviving triple-negative breast cancer? It’s one of the most challenging breast cancers to treat. But researchers are making steady progress toward more effective treatments. Overall, 77% of women who have triple negative breast cancer are alive five years after diagnosis.