What is the survival rate of a person with breast cancer and lung metastases live?
Q: What is the prognosis for a patient of breast carcinoma with secondaries in lungs for the last six months or so. The patient is 45 years of age and was diagnosed with the disease 5 years back. She is currently under chemotherapy.
A:The patient with lung metastases goes through a series of relapses and remissions. There are about ten anticancer drugs which are used in a sequential fashion. The average life span of a patient can vary from 3-8 years.