Fast Five Quiz: Key Aspects of Metastatic Breast Cancer

Elwyn C. Cabebe, MD


December 02, 2021

Breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among women worldwide. In the United States, breast cancer is second only to lung cancer as a cause of cancer death.

As of 2020, it was estimated that there were more than 168,000 women living with metastatic breast cancer in the United States. Extensive research over the past 30 years has led to remarkable progress in our understanding of how breast cancer arises and in whom. This has resulted in the development of more targeted and less toxic treatments. Treatments for metastatic breast cancer depend on the biology of the tumor, location of metastases, symptoms, and previous breast cancer therapies.

Are you familiar with the key aspects of metastatic breast cancer? Test yourself with this quick quiz.


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