Metastatic or secondary breast cancer occurs when breast cancer cells travel and grow in other parts of the body. This can happen months or years after an original diagnosis. While there is no complete cure for MBC there are many treatments available that can help the patient live a long and enjoyable life.
However it can be an emotional roller coaster, one of our patients has written a very touching article, that explains what MBC is and how it affects your life.
And this is another article that puts into words what a patient with MBC may be going through.