A recent Australian study has brought sad news for early stage breast cancer sufferers. The study based on the assessment of over 6,000 NSW women has revealed that with passage of time, cancer spreads into different organs of the body.
The study, which has been published in the Medical Journal of Australia, has revealed that one in six women is at risk of developing cancer in other parts of the body. Dr. Sarah Lord, who was actively involved in the research, was of the view that one in 20 women, which is equivalent to 5% set on to develop metastatic cancer.
It means that cancer gets spread to lymph nodes and at other parts as well. Lord said that the women, who took part in the survey, were of the view that they used to ask their respective doctors that whether or not their cancer will get spread in other body parts.
Lord affirmed that when doctors will across the research findings, they will be in a better to answer such questions. “Most women can expect a very good outcome from a diagnosis of breast cancer, but they do have ongoing concerns and questions about risk and recurrence”, further affirmed Lord.
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