Is breast cancer curable in the 1 stage? Stage 1 is highly treatable, however, it does require treatment, typically surgery and often radiation, or a combination of the two. Additionally, you may consider hormone therapy, depending on the type of cancer cells found and your additional risk factors.
How long can I live with Stage 1 breast cancer? Overall survival rates
This would mean 90 percent of women diagnosed with stage I breast cancer survive at least 5 years beyond diagnosis. (Most of these women would live much longer than 5 years past their diagnoses.)
What happens during Stage 1 breast cancer? Stage 1. Stage 1 breast cancer means the tumor is very small and either has not spread or may have a tiny bit of spread in a nearby lymph node. A cancer that has spread into the surrounding area is referred to as invasive breast cancer. Stage 1A: The tumor is very small and has not spread to the lymph nodes.
What does early stage breast cancer feel like? A painless, hard mass that has irregular edges is more likely to be cancer, but breast cancers can be also soft, round, tender, or even painful. Other possible symptoms of breast cancer include: Swelling of all or part of a breast (even if no lump is felt) Skin dimpling (sometimes looking like an orange peel)