- Slide show: Stages of breast cancer
Slide show: Stages of breast cancerBy Mayo Clinic staff
Stage IV breast cancer
Stage IV is the most advanced form of breast cancer. At this stage, breast cancer cells have spread to other areas of your body. Breast cancer most often spreads to the bones, brain, liver and lungs. Stage IV breast cancer is also called metastatic breast cancer.Previous slide
- Edge SB, et al. AJCC Cancer Staging Manual. 7th ed. New York, N.Y.: Springer; 2010:347.