EP 812 When Breast Cancer Spreads
November 1, 2016•36 min
Listen in to learn what it's like to have metastatic breast cancer, how common it is, and other facts you should know.During October, you hear a lot about breast cancer... about the importance of early detection and the possibility of surviving the disease. But, how much have you heard about metastatic breast cancer? This is when the cancer starts in the breast and spreads to other organs. This type is not curable and treatment can last a lifetime. To truly beat this disease, we need to learn more about this deadly type of breast cancer and those who live with it. Joan Mancuso has been living with metastatic breast cancer since 2007. She's a volunteer at SHARE, a survivor-led organization that provides support, information and resources to women affected by breast and ovarian cancers. Listen in to learn what it's like to have metastatic breast cancer, how common it is, and other facts you should know.Also in this episode, Dr. Roizen covers the latest health headlines you should know for your best RealAge.
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