Fast Five Quiz: Key Aspects of Metastatic Breast Cancer

Elwyn C. Cabebe, MD


June 24, 2019

The term "metastatic breast cancer" refers to disease spread to sites beyond the axillary lymph nodes. It may be diagnosed simultaneously with breast cancer, but metastatic breast cancer typically occurs several years after primary breast cancer. Although treatments are available, metastatic breast cancer cannot be cured. Nearly 90% of deaths due to breast cancer are attributed to distant metastases.

Are you familiar with cutaneous manifestations, staging attributes, screening guidelines, and treatment options for metastatic breast cancer? Test yourself with this short quiz.


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