‘What’s breast for me?’
If you have been diagnosed with secondary breast cancer, you may feel as if your world has been turned upside down. Information that you receive may be hard to digest and it may be difficult to decide what to do next.
Advances in treatment have helped people to live fulfilling lives
At this point, it’s important to know that treatments for secondary breast cancer are evolving and more options are becoming available. Today, there are multiple treatments that can help to slow down the cancer and relieve symptoms. In addition, advances in treatment have helped people to live fulfilling lives and keep doing what matters most to them.
What is the right treatment choice for you?
After a diagnosis of secondary breast cancer , your doctor will discuss with you the treatment options that are most suitable for you and the type of cancer you have. However, everyone is unique so it’s important that your doctor is aware of what matters most to you with your cancer treatment. By communicating your treatment goals, you and your doctor can work together to develop a treatment plan that is right for you. Whilst this may sound daunting at first, the more you’re involved in helping to make decisions about your own treatment, the more confident and reassured you will feel.