Does triple-negative breast cancer shorten your life? Five-year relative survival rates tend to be lower for triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) than for other forms of breast cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, the overall 5-year relative survival rate for TNBC is 77 percent .
What are the chances of dying from triple-negative breast cancer? The 5-year overall and disease-free survival rates for the entire patient population were 77% and 72%, respectively. Overall survival was 62% for TNBC and 81% for non-TNBC, and disease-free survival was 57% for TNBC and 75% for non-TNBC (log-rank P < . 001; Figure 1).
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.
Can you survive stage 3 triple-negative breast cancer? According to the American Cancer Society, if any type of breast cancer is found to be stage 1, the 5-year survival rate is nearly 100%. Stage 2 breast cancer survival is about 93%, stage 3 is 72%, and metastasized (spread to other areas of the body) or grade 4 breast cancer has about a 22% chance of survival.