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This section of the It’s About mBC Time website provides additional information about metastatic breast cancer and links to resources for those touched by mBC.

Metastatic Breast Cancer in Canada is Misunderstood

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among Canadian women (excluding non-melanoma skin cancers), with an estimated 26,300 women that will be diagnosed in 2017.9

There is a lack of public knowledge about metastatic breast cancer which leads to misconceptions about the disease. A national study was conducted to find out exactly what Canadians know about metastatic breast cancer (mBC).10

Here’s what was found:10

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It’s time to highlight the unique needs of women living with metastatic breast cancer and give them the attention they deserve. It’s time we collaborate to increase efforts to ensure that Canadians with metastatic breast cancer have access to supportive resources, clinical research, and funding for innovative treatments as quickly as possible.