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What To Know About Your Diagnosis

What Is MBC?

BREAST CANCER IS DESCRIBED in different stages. The stages are determined by the size of the tumor and if it has spread to a certain number of lymph nodes or other areas of the body.

Metastatic breast cancer, also known as stage IV breast cancer, can be any size and occurs when cancer has spread outside the breast and nearby lymph nodes to other parts of the body, such as the lungs, bones, liver, or brain.

How Is MBC Diagnosed?

Because mBC may impact different areas of the body, your healthcare team may use the following tests to confirm diagnosis of the disease:

  • Blood tests that may detect any abnormalities
  • Imaging tests, such as an MRI, PET/CT scan, bone scan, and X-ray
  • A biopsy using tissue or fluid samples to confirm the presence of cancer
  • Additional cancer lab tests to help determine the subtype of the cancer

Once a diagnosis of mBC is made, treatment is based on the specific test results and what your doctor determines is right for you.

There is currently no cure for metastatic breast cancer, but there are treatments that can shrink the cancer or slow its progress for some time.

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Learn about treatment with IBRANCE and results from clinical trials.

 
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Turn to Pfizer Oncology Together to learn about financial assistance resources and get personalized support from one of our dedicated Care Champions.

Acuda a Pfizer Oncology Together para obtener más información sobre los recursos de asistencia financiera y obtener apoyo personalizado de uno de nuestros Campeones de Atención especializados.

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CALL 1-844-9-IBRANCE (Monday–Friday 8 AM–8 PM ET)

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