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Know the 5 stages of breast cancer and survival rates of the disease

Breast cancer is the second-most diagnosed cancer among women, second to skin cancer. 

One in eight woman are diagnosed with the disease in their lifetimes.

There are five stages of breast cancer that an individual can be diagnosed with, starting at 0 and escalating to IV. 

The American Cancer Society put out numbers based on the time period of 2012 and 2018. 

The five-year relative survival rate for women diagnosed with localized cancer was 99%. 

The survival rate for regional stages of breast cancer was 86%. 

For distant, the percentage drops to 30%.

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Ashlyn Messier is a writer for Fox News Digital. 

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