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Secondary breast cancer

Secondary or metastatic breast cancer occurs when breast cancer cells spread from the breast to other parts of the body. Read about diagnosis, treatment and living with secondary breast cancer.

1. What is secondary breast cancer?

What is secondary breast cancer?

2. Spot the symptoms

3. Diagnosis

4. Treatment and living with

Support for you

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    Call our free helpline

    If you have any concerns about breast cancer, or just want to talk, our specialist nurses are here for you.

    Lines open: Monday to Friday - 9am to 4pm; Saturday - 9am to 1pm

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    Explore ways to talk to our nurses

    It can be difficult to talk to someone in person about breast cancer concerns. Explore other ways you can ask a question.

Support services

Living with Secondary Breast Cancer

You can count on Living with Secondary Breast Cancer to be there for you, no matter what.

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Support services

Younger Women with Secondaries Together

If you're a younger woman with secondary breast cancer, we're here for you. Meet other women who understand and get tailored support.

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