May 23, 2016
To help doctors give their patients the best possible care, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) provides recommendations on the use of hormonal therapy for metastatic breast cancer. This guide for patients is based on the most recent recommendations.
About metastatic breast cancer
Metastatic breast cancer is cancer that has spread from the breast to another part of the body or has come back in another distant location. This area of spread is called a metastasis, or metastases if the cancer has spread to more than 1 area.