Fast Five Quiz: Metastatic Breast Cancer Signs and Symptoms

Elwyn C. Cabebe, MD

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March 18, 2019

Differentiating between pain associated with breast cancer bone metastasis and pain attributable to other causes can be difficult. Symptoms of bone metastases may include:

  • Sudden-onset severe pain

  • Fractures

  • Pain in the neck and/or back

  • Numbness or weakness

  • Difficulty passing urine

  • Constipation

  • Fatigue

  • Nausea

  • Loss of appetite/dehydration

  • High calcium levels in the blood caused by bone breakdown

Read more on the presentation of metastatic breast cancer.

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