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Advanced cancer

Advanced breast cancer means that a cancer that began in you breast has spread to another part of the body. The treatment you need depends on a number of factors including where it is in your body. Find out more about what it is, symptoms, possible treatments and get tips on how to cope.

About advanced cancer

Find out about advanced breast cancer and how it might affect you.

Symptoms of advanced breast cancer

Find out about the symptoms of advanced breast cancer.

Tests to diagnose advanced cancer

Find out about tests to diagnose advanced breast cancer.

Treatment for advanced cancer

Find out about the different types of treatment you might have when breast cancer has spread or come back.

Living with advanced breast cancer

Find out about how to cope with advanced breast cancer and about the support available to you.

Research and clinical trials

Find out about the latest research and clinical trials, and how you can take part.

Last reviewed: 
29 Dec 2017

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