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Can breast cancer be cured?
My aunt was diagnosed with breast cancer and she had surgery. They removed one of her breast. She is taking chemotherapy and her she is now bald. I was just wondering if chemotherapy is a cure to breast cancer or if it is just to ease the pain.
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Chemotherapy is a treatment. There is no cure for breast cancer. Treatment get rid of cancer but, there is no guarantee that it won't come back.
Breast cancer survival rates increase every year, the op your aunt had was to remove the cancer and the chemo is to kill the cancer cells with rediation. The survival rate is quite good espesh if they catch it early. Once her chemo is over she will go into "Remission" providing when they test her the cancer cells are gone and then she will be monitored for a few years to make sure it doesn't come back. So she may be cured yes :)
Breast cancer can be cured. In fact three-quarters of breast cancer can be cured; the problem is when somebody is diagnosed with breast cancer, can't tell that woman that she is cured, until she dies at 95 of something else. So, we know the cure breast cancer can be cured, but we never know if any one particular person is cured at any one time.

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