What To Know About Your Diagnosis

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:

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.

MBC Facts & Figures

Hormone receptor-positive (HR+), HER2- is the most common subtype of metastatic breast cancer, representing roughly 60% of all cases.

While some women with metastatic breast cancer have never had breast cancer before, most have had early breast cancer. In fact, roughly 20%-30% of women who’ve had breast cancer will develop metastatic breast cancer. And it can develop regardless of treatment or preventative measures taken.

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