Fast Five Quiz: Key Aspects of Metastatic Breast Cancer

Elwyn C. Cabebe, MD


August 10, 2020

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 is estimated that there are more than 168,000 women living with metastatic breast cancer in the United States. Throughout the past decades, extensive breast cancer research has led to remarkable progress in the understanding of the disease. 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 past breast cancer treatments.

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


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