What does breast cancer skin metastases look like? Metastatic skin lesions deriving from breast cancer are usually asymptomatic measure 1–3 cm, and appear as firm, pink to red-brown nodules on the chest ipsilateral to the primary tumour.
What does skin metastases look like? Skin metastases from malignant melanoma often appear black or blue and nodular, mimicking harmless blue nevi (moles) on the skin. The amelanotic form is a less common presentation and appears as a skin-colored, pink or red skin lesion.
Can breast cancer metastasize to skin? Sometimes breast cancer cells can spread to the skin. This can happen through the blood or lymphatic system. This is not the same as having cancer that starts in the skin. The cells that have spread to the skin are breast cancer cells.
How long can you live with skin metastasis? Long term actuarial survival after cutaneous metastasis was calculated using by the Kaplan-Meier method. Results: The median survival after cutaneous metastasis was 6.5 months (mean 22.8 +/- 43.8 months). The mortality rate was 13 p. 100 at 1 month, 48 p.