Stage 4 breast cancer, also known as metastatic breast cancer, means the cancer has spread to other organs in the body, such as the lungs or bones.
Once you’ve been diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer, you may think there is no point in fighting. But there is. Metastatic breast cancer is a frightening diagnosis, but it is not an immediate death sentence. Women may live many years with stage 4 breast cancer. Your journey has not and never will look like anyone else’s. So take numbers with a grain of salt, and take good care of yourself. Find the stress-relievers in your life that will help you find joy amidst the uncertainty.
As you go about figuring out what it means to live with advanced breast cancer, we’re here to walk with you. Peruse these articles for answers to your questions.
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