Non-metastatic Breast cancer : Definition, Survival rate
By. Pharmacist, Farzana Hasin

Breast cancer :

Breast cancer is the cancer of breast, is characterized by malignant (cancerous) tissue growth that begins in the tissues of the breast. Generally, Cancer is a disease in which abnormal cells grow in an uncontrolled way. Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women, but it can also appear in men. In the U.S., it affects one in eight women.

Non-metastatic Breast cancer :

Non-metastatic Breast Cancer is that Breast Cancer which has not spread yet throughout the other parts and organs of body from the place where it is affected. (Metastatic Cancer means spread of cancer disease to other organs of the body)

Non-metastatic Breast cancer Survival rate :

The survival rate for non-metastatic breast cancer is 97% for 5 year for those women’s who as part of their primary treatment underwent surgery followed by adjuvant chemotherapy. The National Cancer Institute estimates that there are 2 million breast cancer survivors in the U.S. Moreover, breast cancer is no longer the leading cause of cancer death in women but lung cancer is that.

Source : Internet