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 is "invasive ductal carcinoma" curable?

How many people die every year because they smoke?!?!


 What are some dietary ways, food, or medicine to defeat or reduce cancer if you can't afford chemo?

 Childhood leukemia primary source?
Do you know of any that I can use?...

 I am wondering if this cancer forum has helped you at all, and in which ways did it, if any?
For myself, I would say...yes it has. It has helped with some questions I have had about all phases of breast cancer and getting through radiation and chemotherapy. Those that have answered the ...

 about the song i requested for my son?
matt loves tracy lawrence and he has picked his favorite songs from him , i want something from me , you know , i soooo much thank all of you for your suggestions and i will listen to every one , ...

 If you discover a cure definitive cure for all cancers but...?
If you discover a cure definitive cure for all cancers when detected in the early stages but has a side-effect of killing 1% of those who take it would you reveal it to the world? There is no way ...

 can this be cancer?
my friend told me that between her legs, there are hard lumps that are small. they eventually get smaller and smaller and disappear, but as one disappears, another one appears but gets smaller... ...

 I Just Saw an Ad for "Cancer Treatment Centers", does Anyone Know if The Treatment There is Significantly-
Better than Elsewhere?...

 OMG~ i need help from you guys!! SAVE ME PLEASE!!!?
hry guys~

does nuclear transfer and tissue or cell culture have anything to do with bone marrow transplantation?

if you have any info at all~ give it to me please~ or links will ...

 For men who have had hormone Therapy for cancer, HELP!?
I have advanced prostate cancer and have completed my external beam radiation, both full pelvic treatment and boost targeting the prostate only.

I have had my second hormone shot, every ...

 Breast Cancer?
If you are an older person who has breast cancer, do they still operate, becasue i know with some cancers if your elderly and have cancer they leave it as surgery may do more harm, is this the case ...

 the coralation between a PSA test and a Free PSA test?
I had 2 PSA tests, the second was the highest @ 9.4. The urologist put me on Cipro and retested 6 weeks later. The PSA went down to 3.2, but the Free PSA is at 10%, not good. The lowering of the ...

 How true that colon cancer cell's progression is slow, occurs while young but shows symptoms by age 50's?
as i am in my late 30's only(?), my doctor is puzzled that i being younger to exhibit symptoms of the disease...am the youngest in the brood of 5 and the only one in the family to have it (or ...

 what is dermatologist and what are their function?

 Do tumors hurt when you touch them?
for example...breast tumors.....(malign or beningn).....I have a lump in my belly (pea size) and it hurts when I touch it so I want to know if that might be a tumor.....or a ...

 I was just diagnosed with Testicular Cancer.HELP???
Does anyone here in this board know anything about this?I'm scared to death and very embarrassed.Any information will be helpful.I cant find much about it online....

 How to increase a person's appetite?
My grandmum recently went through an operation to remove the tail of her pancreas and part of her colon due to cancer. Now she has a bad appetite, she just drinks soup and very little carbs and some ...

 What is the difference between TUMOR and CANCER?
Serious answers only please....

 things with caffeine?
with the prostate cancer it has affected his blader and the dr requested no caffienie at this time,i am very serious what has caffeine in it.appreciate answers thank you.betty_43113@yahoo....

I have AML leukemia, am a 17 year old male, what are my chances of survival?
i'm in remission and have been since my first round of chemo, i'm just wondering what my chances of surviving without relapsing over the next 5 or so years.

Dr Samantha
I suggest you to see ---> http://www.all-home-remedies.com
I found this link a few days on answers.yahoo.com. This site really have lots of information about the cure of common ailments

Lucy Furr
I'm not sure. Not the best site for specific medical advice. However all i can recommend to you is try to do and accomplish as much as you can while you can. There are no guarantees in life and you don't want to die with regrets. I wish you good luck.

I honestly don't know - but wish you well.

It really depends on the subtype of AML you have, the cytogenetics, and the cell counts. People your age have far higher cure rates as youre able to withstand aggressive treatment. I dont want to cite any 5-year % survival or cure rates without knowing what subtype you have, but know that it's as high as 97% for some of them.
Don't be afraid, trust your doctors, and just hope for the best.
Good luck.

"iversona... " has a good answer - though 97% seems a bit high.
We don't know the details of your case.
There are at least 7 subtypes of AML.
You must have a hematologist oncologist since you have been given chemotherapy to attain remission. It is perfectly OK for you to ask that doctor this direct question about your chances. He or she could give you the data knowing the details of your situation.

Maybe they think you are too young to handle the data.
I don't agree with that. At 17 you are an adult to me.
After induction chemotherapy, you have already been through a war.
Ask your hematologist/oncologist directly.
He or she will not be able to predict the future precisely, but he or she will know the chances in a case such as yours.

Just my opinion that you have the right to know all you can about this.
Any answer we give here will be a poor guess compared to the oncologist who knows you.

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