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Topic: Circle of Care: Finding Support with MBC series

Forum: Stage IV/Metastatic Breast Cancer ONLY —

Please respect that this forum is for members with stage IV/metastatic breast cancer only. There is a separate forum for caregivers and friends: Caring for Someone with Stage 4 or Mets.

Metastatic breast cancer (MBC; also called stage IV) is breast cancer that has spread to other parts of the body, most commonly the bones, liver, brain, or lungs. Metastatic breast cancer can be treated but not cured. Metastatic disease is NOT hopeless. There are a wide variety of treatment options for metastatic breast cancer, and new medicines are being tested every day. More and more people are living life to the fullest while being treated for metastatic breast cancer.

Note: Please contact your doctor for any specific concerns about symptoms you are experiencing or your course of treatment.

Learn more about living with MBC.

Intro medically reviewed by: Brian Wojciechowski, M.D.
Last review date: November 22, 2020

Posted on: Oct 13, 2019 08:07AM

Moderators wrote:

Here are some new blogs created as part of our Circle of Care: Finding Support with Metastatic Breast Cancer series, created with the insights from our community members!

What I Wish My Friends Knew: Insights From Our Stage IV Community Forum

16 People Living With Metastatic Breast Cancer Share Advice for the Newly Diagnosed

How to Accept and Ask for Help When Living With Metastatic Breast Cancer

How to Talk to Your Employer and Coworkers About Your MBC

Mental Health Care Options for People With Metastatic Breast Cancer

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