Most breast cancers don’t come back after treatment, but sometimes it can return, so it’s important for you to know what signs and symptoms to look out for.

A prompt diagnosis means that people can begin treatment and access supportive care as quickly as possible. Timely access to treatment and care can relieve symptoms and have a dramatic impact on quality of life.

Learn the signs and symptoms of secondary breast cancer

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Get to know what’s normal for your body and pay attention to any possible signs and symptoms. These do not necessarily mean you have secondary breast cancer, but if you have a persistent new symptom, it’s important to get it checked out.

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Secondary breast cancer support

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Living with Secondary Breast Cancer

Secondary breast cancer is full of uncertainties. But you can count on Living with Secondary Breast Cancer to be there for you, no matter what.

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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 through Younger Women with Secondaries Together.

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The Forum

Through our online forum, we’re with you every step of the way – alongside thousands of people with real experience of breast cancer.

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Contact our nurses

Breast cancer and breast health can be hard to make sense of. Whenever you have a question, our specialist team are ready to help.