Metastatic Breast Cancer Treatment Was Destroying My Spirit — Until I Tapped Into My Colombian Roots and Alternative Medicine
When my breast cancer spread to my bones, I realized it was time for a more holistic approach. Now I'm living my best life ever.
Also known as "stage 4 breast cancer," metastatic breast cancer is not curable, but it is treatable, and new targeted therapies continue to slow progress of the disease and help women live longer.
Women may choose to undergo breast reconstructive surgery after removal of their breasts due to breast cancer. There are two main options: breast implants, using silicone shells filled with silicone gel or saline, or autologous reconstruction, using your fat and tissue to shape a new breast.