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hi!my mother's biopsy result during lumpectomyis grade 3 and measuring 30x25x20mm, i want to ask if what stage is it?.she had  undergone modified radical mastectomy and the result of this biopsy are ER-,PR- and no lymph nodes found,,and now she is receiving chemotherapy, .is it safe to have chemotherapy even if there is no lymph nodes found?
her drugs are neoquabin,fluorouracil-5, cyclophosphamide.
thanks
Diagnosis: Type of Cancer?
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breast cancer
Date of Diagnosis
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December 28, 2007
Type of Surgery
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MRM
Stage/Size of Tumor
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30x25x20mm
Location of Tumor(s)
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right breast 12 o'clock position
Age of Patient/Pre or Post Menopause?
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51/pre
Sex of Patient:
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Female
General Geographic Location
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philippines
Age of First Pregnancy (If applicable)
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19
Number of Pregnancies (If Applicable)
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3
Have you received hormone replacement therapy?
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No
Please list all of your current medications:
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no medication taken for cancer only for diabetes and it is diamicron
Please describe your alcohol and/or smoking history:
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negative in alcohol ang smoking.
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