Have you ever heard or familiar with the word ‘Triple Negative Breast Cancer Survival Rate’? Cancer is one of the most dangerous diseases in this world besides hiv/aids. Cancer has already been diagnosed and found since the early of 20th century.
Until now, the cure for cancer is still being researched, and there is no specific cure or medication for cancer. The only thing released about cancer is how to avoid getting cancer, but still, like stated before, to cure cancer.
- What is triple negative breast cancer?
There are many kinds of cancer, say it lung cancer, skin cancer, and cancer that has been the trending topic nowadays, is the breast cancer. There are several actions to discover if the person is being infected with breast cancer. First, there are symptoms or presence of a tumor-like in the breast. Secondly, there are unidentified or abnormal kinds of hormone in the breast area. Breast cancer has several stages, and one of the stages of breast cancer is the triple negative breast cancer. Triple negative breast cancer can be defined as cancer that diagnosed with a negative amount of epidermal growth hormone in the breast cells.
- Stages of triple negative breast cancer
The triple negative breast cancer has 4 stages, each stage defines the level of how deadly the triple negative breast cancer. The stages i of triple negative breast cancer is the most unharmed and can be removed through early diagnostic. If cancer in this stage is yet to known and spread, then it will be moved to stages ii. Stages ii is the more dangerous version of stage i, which is the larger area of cancer than stage i. Stage iii is the infection of lymph system in the body. Stage iv is the most deadly and serious stages of triple negative breast cancer,
The survival rates of triple negative breast cancer
Identifying from the 10-year span of triple negative breast cancer survival rate stage 4, 80% of those who have been diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer survived the deadly cancer in the stage i. It is kept increasing and in 2012, nearly 100% of stage i of infected triple negative breast cancer survived. In 2012, stage ii the triple negative breast cancer survival rate improved to 95% of survival, which can be said as an improvement from 2002’s of 77% survival rates. In addition, the stage iii, or can be considered as the pre-deadly stage, have the improvement in the triple negative breast cancer survival rate 2017, from 40% in 2002 to 75% in 2012. Lastly, there is the last stage of breast cancer or known as the stage iv. In stage iv, the triple negative breast cancer survival rate is extremely low, rated in 10% 2002, and improved insignificantly in 2012 with 20%.
That is the information of identifying the triple negative breast cancer survival rate. In conclusion, based on a decade of research of the triple negative breast cancer. However, there is no significant improvement in stage iv, which only 5% improvement in the last 10 years. It can be said that the last stage of triple negative breast cancer is still needed medication to cure cancer.