During treatment for metastatic or recurrent breast cancer, you can use home treatment to help manage the side effects that often accompany breast cancer or cancer treatment. Home treatment may be all that is needed to manage the following common problems
Initial treatment of breast cancer with chemotherapy or hormone therapy can help prevent metastatic or recurrent breast cancer. For women with estrogen receptor - positive (ER+) breast cancer, treatment with tamoxifen for 5 years can also help prevent rec
Surgery is not generally used to treat metastatic breast cancer. Mastectomy may be used to treat breast cancer that has recurred in the breast (local recurrence) following breast-conserving surgery and radiation.