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Is biopsy the best treatment for cancer?

my wife is suffering from cancer , in biopsy test result showinvasive ductucl carcionom truct biiopsy-left brest lump, hormonal profil of the tumor cess- is estrogen receptor posttie strong 60% ,pregesteron recepotor positstorng 10% and her2 is negative ,now i want what stage and what is best treatment
Mon, 19 May 2014
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To know the stage, staging investigations are done including mammogram, CT scan chest, an ultrasound scan of abdomen and a bone scan if required. Treatment will be guided by the stage of the disease.
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Please discuss it with your treating oncologist.
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