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When Cancer Returns: 10 Things to Know About Metastatic Breast Cancer

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Digital mammogram showing breast cancer.
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When breast cancer returns


Doctor looking at breast MRI.
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Three locations of recurrence


Doctor talking to patient.
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What is metastatic breast cancer?


Lung cancer illustration.
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Where does it spread?


Young adult female cancer patient sipping tea.
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The original source matters


Doctor writing on clipboard.
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A different approach to treatment


Nurse talking to senior patient.
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The best-case scenario


Chemotherapy drug
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Types of treatments available


 Surgeon giving instruction to medical team.
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Assemble your team


Smiling woman with cancer.
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Life with metastatic breast cancer


Group of diverse breast cancer survivors.
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Remember your advantage


PJ Hamel

PJ Hamel

PJ Hamel is senior digital content editor and food writer at King Arthur Flour, and a James Beard award-winning author. A 16-year breast cancer survivor, her passion is helping women through this devastating disease. She manages a large and active online survivor support network based at her local hospital and shares her wisdom and experience with the greater community via HealthCentral.com.