Breast cancer survivor and probability of cancer recurrence in other
parts of the body .
five year survivor of breast cancer am i likely to contract a different
cancer in other parts of my body or bones?
cancer can recur in the breast or elsewhere in the body.
recurs at another place is most likely to recur in the lungs, liver,
bones or lymph nodes.
in the following categories have a bigger risk factor for recurrence:
the original tumor was large, there is a greater risk
who had their cancer involving the lymph nodes
histological grade - most of the abnormal cells are classified histologically.
A higher rank indicates a higher risk of recurrence.
are genes that promote abnormal cell growth, the cause of the tumor.
If the original tumor has a high content of oncogene, the risk of
recurrence is higher when a woman is being treated for breast cancer
using immunohistochemical methods for detection of occult metastases
have shown a higher recurrence and worse survival rates for women
with infiltrating ductal carcinoma that became node-positive.
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