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Some breast cancer cells have receptors, which allow particular types of hormones or proteins to attach to the cancer cell. You doctors will use this information to decide on the most appropriate treatment for you
Tests can help doctors decide whether or not you your symptoms are due to secondary breast cancer
The symptoms of secondary breast cancer depend on the part of the body the cancer has spread to. In this section we explain the general symptoms, and some of the more specific symptoms you may experience
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