Module 2. Understanding Metastatic Breast Cancer

Animation - Understanding Metastatic Breast Cancer

This animation explains what metastatic breast cancer is, the symptoms to watch for, and the wide variety of treatment options available. If you have metastatic breast cancer you will likely need to remain on treatment, unless you choose to stop it. Being diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer can be overwhelming. But many people continue to live long, productive lives with breast cancer in this stage due to advances in treatment.
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Animation - Understanding Metastatic Breast Cancer
1. Animation - Understanding Metastatic Breast Cancer
Slide Show - Understanding Metastatic Breast Cancer
2. Slide Show - Understanding Metastatic Breast Cancer

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This educational activity has been developed by
American Breast Cancer Foundation and Mechanisms in Medicine Inc.

This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Pfizer.

This website is part of the Animated Patient™ series developed by Mechanisms in Medicine Inc., to provide highly visual formats of learning for patients to improve their understanding, make informed decisions, and partner with their health care professionals for optimal outcomes.