Clinical education

Metastatic breast cancer places a significant burden on patients, impacting their quality of life. In this section of the Learning Zone, we explore how metastatic breast cancer impacts patients’ lives and what can be done to improve outcomes through greater treatment personalisation, more appropriate treatment goals and a multidisciplinary approach to care.

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Burden of metastatic breast cancer

Burden of metastatic breast cancer

Learn about the substantial burden that metastatic breast cancer places on patients’ quality of life.

Pathophysiology

Pathophysiology

Learn about the underlying mechanisms that drive the development and progression of metastatic breast cancer.

mBC Treatment Goals

mBC Treatment Goals

What is the goal of metastatic breast cancer treatment and how much input should the patient have? Discover how advances in treatment are changing the goals of therapy.