What is the survival rate of triple-negative breast cancer?
|SEER Stage||5-year Relative Survival Rate|
|All stages combined||77%|
Is triple-negative breast cancer curable? 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.
Is triple-negative breast cancer worse? Triple-negative breast cancer is usually more aggressive, harder to treat, and more likely to come back (recur) than cancers that are hormone receptor-positive or HER2-positive.
What does it mean when breast cancer is triple negative? What Is Triple-Negative Breast Cancer? Triple-negative breast cancer is a kind of breast cancer that does not have any of the receptors that are commonly found in breast cancer. One is a protein called human epidermal growth factor (HER2 ).