Monitoring can help to tell how well your treatment is working and signal when you might need to change treatments.
Throughout your treatment for secondary breast cancer, your hospital team and GP will assess:
- How well your cancer is being controlled
- Your general health, including your symptoms
- Your treatment and support needs
You may have regular imaging to check your tumours and look for any spread.
The imaging you have will depend, in part, on where in your body your tumours are and which imaging is most suitable for you to have regularly.
Julie and Emma talk about what it is like to have regular imaging:
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