Understanding secondary breast cancer

Understanding secondary breast cancer

Booklet
Published: 31 Oct 2018
Next review: 30 Apr 2021
Edition: 8
Understanding secondary breast cancer

A booklet explaining secondary breast cancer, covering the causes and symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials.

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Published: 31 Oct 2018
Next review: 30 Apr 2021
Edition: 8

A booklet explaining secondary breast cancer, covering the causes and symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials.

About this booklet

This booklet is about secondary breast cancer. This is breast cancer that has spread to another part of the body. It is for anyone who has been diagnosed with secondary breast cancer.

The booklet explains the signs and symptoms of secondary breast cancer. It also explains the different treatments, how to manage symptoms and ways to cope with some of the feelings you may have

View our online information about secondary breast cancer.

How we can help

Macmillan Grants

If you have cancer, you may be able to get a Macmillan Grant to help with the extra costs of cancer. Find out who can apply and how to access our grants.

Financial guidance
Financial issues can cause worry when someone becomes ill. You may be able to claim benefits to help you in your situation. You may also be able to get financial assistance from other organisations.
Welfare rights advice and tools

There are lots of benefits that could help you after a cancer diagnosis, but the system can be confusing. Our Welfare Rights Advisors are here to help.