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Metastatic Cancer: When Cancer Spreads
Managing GI AEs in Metastatic Breast Cancer
Brain metastases are one of the most common and difficult-to-treat occurrences in metastatic breast cancer. Unfortunately, the rate of intracranial progression with these therapies is high. Even more problematic, most systemic therapies have limited efficacy due to their inability to pass through the blood-brain barrier. Even if systemic therapy is effective for the primary breast cancer, the brain metastases can persist. One new therapy became available in April
The Who, What, Where, When and Sometimes, Why.
Metastatic breast cancer is breast cancer that has spread beyond the breast and nearby lymph nodes to other parts of the body most often the bones, lungs, liver or brain. For some people, metastatic breast cancer only spreads to one part of the body. For other people, the cancer spreads to multiple parts of the body over time. For others, the cancer is found in multiple parts of the body when they are first diagnosed. Learn about treatment for metastatic breast cancer.
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women and is the second most common cause of cancer-related death. Despite the relatively high prevalence of this disease, breast cancer manifestations in the head and neck are relatively rare. Supraclavicular lymphadenopathy and bony metastases to the mandible and maxilla are the most common manifestation of breast cancer in the head and neck.