Advanced Breast Cancer Support Group Locator

Healthy Women has put together support group options to unite those affected by advanced breast cancer. Support groups can differ in form, with in-person groups, virtual groups, social media pages, blogs, mobile apps, and others. Support groups help connect people with similar experiences and can provide information and advice about advanced breast cancer. HealthyWomen provides …

Biopsies Confirm the Diagnosis of Breast Cancer After Abnormal Mammogram

With Marissa Lawson, University of Washington and Christoph Lee, University of Washington While mammograms are often the first step in detecting breast cancer, patients need additional testing after an abnormal screening result. Further imaging can determine whether a finding is truly suspicious for cancer, and sometimes a biopsy is required to confirm a diagnosis. However, …

Where Metastatic Breast Cancer May Spread in the Body

Designed by Megan Schofield Metastatic breast cancer is an advanced type of breast cancer that has spread (metastasized) beyond the breasts. This is the most advanced stage of breast cancer. The symptoms and diagnosis of metastatic breast cancer depend on where the cancer has spread in the body. This will also affect the individualized treatment …