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Health & Fitness

Chase: Despite advances, metastatic breast cancer often overlooked

The phenomenon that has become Breast Cancer Awareness Month is astounding. The attention given to this disease each October has resulted in numerous cases of early detection and lives saved. However, despite the light that shines so brightly on the breast cancer discussion, there is a form of this disease that is often overlooked. The women who suffer from this form of breast cancer continue to cope with its impact long after the 5Ks are over and the pink products disappear from the shelves.