She’s lived with stage 4 breast cancer for 25 years
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Advanced breast cancer, also known as stage 4 or metastatic breast cancer, used to always mean a short life expectancy. Not any more. Many women are living years with breast cancer that has spread to other parts of the body. Dr. Timothy Pluard looks at his patient in the chemo chair at Saint Luke's Cancer Institute and sees a model.