What does invasive lobular carcinoma Grade 2 mean?


What does invasive lobular carcinoma Grade 2 mean?

Invasive lobular carcinoma grades The lowest — grade 1 — refers to cancer cells that resemble normal breast cells, are slow-growing, and least likely to spread. Grade 2 cells look less like normal cells and are growing a bit faster. Grade 3 cells look much different and will likely grow and spread the fastest.

Is Stage 2 breast cancer curable?

Stage 2 breast cancer is very treatable and the overall outlook is good. As with most types of cancer, the earlier your cancer is diagnosed and treated, the better the outcome.

Can invasive lobular carcinoma be cured?

Your treatment options for invasive lobular carcinoma depend on the aggressiveness of your cancer, its stage, your overall health and your preferences. Treatment often consists of surgery and additional (adjuvant) therapy, which may include chemotherapy, radiation and hormone therapy.

How long can you live after stage 2 breast cancer?

Survival Rates According to the American Cancer Society, the five-year survival rate for stage 2 breast cancer is 93% for women who have completed treatment. Women with stage 3 cancer have a five-year survival rate of 72%.

How long can you live with Stage 2 breast cancer?

Breast cancer-specific survival rates

Breast Cancer Stage* 5-Year Breast Cancer-Specific Survival
I 98-100%
II 90-99%
III 66-98%
Adapted from Weiss et al. [76]

What is the prognosis for invasive lobular carcinoma?

The five-year survival rate for invasive lobular carcinoma is high compared to other types of cancer — nearly 100% when treated early. If the cancer has spread to nearby tissues, the five-year survival rate is about 93%. If it has metastasized to other areas of your body, the five-year survival rate is 22%.

How serious is invasive lobular carcinoma?