Dec 10, · The relative 5-year survival rate for stage 3 breast cancer is 86 percent, according to the American Cancer Society. This means that out of people with stage 3 breast cancer, 86 will survive Author: Ann Pietrangelo. Jun 10, · Breast cancer that has spread to the bones is known as secondary or metastatic breast cancer in the bone. Some people also refer to it as bone metastases or bone mets. Secondary breast cancer occurs when breast cancer cells spread from the primary (first) cancer in the breast to other parts of the body.
Feb 05, · The scale used for grading bone cancer is from 1 to 3. Low-grade cancers (G1) tend to grow and spread more slowly than high-grade (G2 or G3) cancers. Grade 1 (G1) means the cancer looks much like normal bone tissue. Grade 3 (G3) means the cancer looks very abnormal. Grade 2 (G2) falls somewhere in between. Jun 20, · The bones are the most common place where metastatic breast cancer cells tend to go. For more than half of women who develop stage IV breast cancer, the bones are the first site of metastasis. Although breast cancer can spread to any bone, the most common sites are the ribs, spine, pelvis, and long bones in the arms and legs.