Bone is the single most frequent site for bone metastasis in breast cancer patients. Patients with bone-only metastasis have a fairly good prognosis when compared with patients with visceral disease.
Once metastasis has occurred, it is much more difficult to effectively treat breast cancer.
Metastatic Breast Cancer - Stage IV
Breast Cancer Metastasis : Survival Rates for Stage IV
Treatment for Metastatic Cancer in the Bones
Many different treatments can help if your cancer has spread to bone, commonly called bone metastasis or bone mets. Doctors use two types of treatments for metastatic cancer in the bones.
Bone is the most frequent site of metastasis among breast cancer patients. We investigated prognostic factors affecting survival following bone-only metastasis in breast cancer patients.
Advanced Cancer, Metastatic Cancer, and Bone Metastasis
Metastatic breast cancer also called stage IV or advanced breast cancer is not a specific type of breast cancer, but rather the most advanced stage of breast cancer. Metastatic breast cancer is breast cancer that has spread beyond the breast to other organs in the body most often the bones, lungs, liver or brain.
Secondary breast cancer in the bone
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