Jessie Van Amburg

Jessie Van Amburg

Jessie Van Amburg is a freelance writer and editor who has covered health, nutrition, and lifestyle topics for top media outlets including Women's Health Magazine, TIME.com, and Well+Good. She lives in the Hudson Valley with her husband and cats.

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There's no cure for metastatic breast cancer, but there are plenty of treatment options allowing patients live longer, better lives.
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The advanced-stage breast cancer is not curable, but there are treatments available to prolong life and control symptoms.