Metastatic breast cancer
Feature: Living with metastatic breast cancer
In Germany and many other countries, breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in women. It is usually detected at an advanced age. Sometimes breast cancer is only detected when it has already formed metastases. But it can still be treated then, and many women continue to live with this disease for years. Our in-depth feature explains what therapies are available and how women can cope with this serious disease. Please note that all information on public health care reflects the situation in Germany, and may not apply to other countries.