However, overall survival rates are averages and vary depending on a person’s diagnosis and treatment.
Relative survival compares survival rates for women with breast cancer to survival rates for women in the general population.
People who have early onset Alzheimer's may be in any stage of dementia – early stage, middle stage or late stage.
Symptoms may be incorrectly attributed to stress or there may be conflicting diagnoses from different health care professionals.Cancer that has not spread beyond the breast has a better prognosis than cancer that has spread to the lymph nodes.The poorest prognosis is for metastatic breast cancer (stage IV), where the cancer has spread beyond the lymph nodes to other parts of the body.Experts don't know why these people get the disease at a younger age than others do.But others with early-onset Alzheimer's have a type of the disease called "familial Alzheimer's disease." They're likely to have a parent or grandparent who also developed Alzheimer's at a younger age.