You Do you really know what "metastatic breast cancer" is?
Or, when we are told that "the tumor has metastasized", we just feel more serious, but we don't know that there are many types of "metastatic breast cancer", and the prognosis is also different.
In fact, clinicians have strict definitions of "metastatic breast cancer". Generally, only when the tumor spreads beyond the axillary lymph nodes, it can be called "metastatic breast cancer". ".
Under normal circumstances, when you are diagnosed with "metastatic breast cancer", in fact, the primary breastAdenocarcinoma has been latent for several years. It's just that we didn't notice, or noticed but didn't care.
At present, we know that nearly 90% of breast cancer mortality is due to distant metastasis. Metastatic breast cancer is treatable, but it is generally difficult to completely cure (CR).
However, metastatic cancer is also divided into different types, the statements are different, and the outcome is also different. The main factors are as follows:
The time course of metastasis is different. Metastasis is staged. The earlier the stage, the greater the possibility of active treatment
Different organs are different, and different organs lead to different outcomes.Use the strategy of "abandon the car to protect your handsome" to remove resectable metastases in time.
In short, it is particularly important for patients to detect metastasis signs early and distinguish the metastatic organs clearly.
What are the specific manifestations of metastatic breast cancer? What are the staging attributes of each? How to screen? What is the treatment plan?
This week, we will use these short tests to help you expand your knowledge of "metastatic cancer".
Question 1: Epidermal metastasis of breast cancer
↑ Hair loss caused by metastatic breast cancer
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