Most women with early breast cancer ‘can expect to become long-term survivors’

UK doctors analysed the registry data of more than half a million women diagnosed with breast cancer from 1993 to 2015.
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Most women diagnosed with early breast cancer will become long-term survivors, according to new research that shows a substantial reduction in the risk of death in recent decades.

UK doctors say the average risk of dying from breast cancer within five years of diagnosis has dropped from 14% to 5% since the 1990s.