Metastatic breast cancer, also referred to as Stage IV breast cancer is when cancer cells have spread from the original cancer site in the breast to another part of the body.
It’s not curable but there are treatments that can help manage it and importantly provide a good quality of life.
Living with the demands of lifelong treatment and the physical and emotional burden this may bring are the challenges people diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer face, on a daily basis.
Many people with metastatic breast cancer are also living with a compromised immune system as a result of the cancer and its treatment.
In this webcast, we delve deeper into the challenges around living with metastatic breast cancer including managing stress, uncertainty and anxiety.
This webcast was recorded in 2020.
Let’s be Upfront about navigating a breast cancer diagnosis as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.
Let’s be upfront about death, dying and mortality.
Let’s be upfront about pain, side effects and palliative care.
Let’s be upfront about different perspectives during and beyond a breast cancer diagnosis.
Let’s be upfront about behavioural changes.
Let’s be upfront about life after cancer treatment.
*This article does not provide medical advice and is intended for informational purposes only.
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