HER2-positive breast cancer is a subtype of breast cancer that affects about 20 percent of breast cancer patients. Around fifty percent of HER2-positive cancers also have hormone receptors for estrogen and/or progresterone. HER2, which stands for human epidermal growth factor receptor 2, is a gene in the cancer cell that …
How to Help a Friend With Breast Cancer
How to give people with breast cancer the support they really need.
How Walking May Lower Breast Cancer Risk
Physical activity, even including walking, can substantially reduce a woman’s risk of developing breast cancer, encouraging new science shows, in part, it seems, by changing how her body deals with estrogen.
How A Breast Cancer Gene Affects Alzheimer's
Researchers found an intriguing link between BRCA1, a protein that when mutated can increase the risk of breast cancer, and Alzheimer’s
10 Breast Cancer Facts You May Not Know
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month — so just how aware are we really? These surprising facts can help ease your fears, answer your questions, and even save your life.
The Real Reasons Why 16 Breast Cancer Badasses Walked...
Metastatic breast cancer at New York Fashion Week’s exhibition titled "Exposed" by AnaOno for #Cancerland
Here’s how to reduce your risk of breast cancer
Avoid foods filled with fat, sugar and empty carbs and eat more greens, fruits, whole grains and lean meats and fish. That can help prevent breast cancer from returning. And watch the alcohol.
What Are The Latest Treatments For Breast Cancer?
What are the latest treatments for breast cancer? Dr. Daniela Ochoa is a breast surgeon with the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, offering hope...
Breast Cancer Incidence Rate per 100,000 Women
The Kaiser Family Foundation website provides in-depth information on key health policy issues including Medicaid, Medicare, health reform, global health, HIV/AIDS, health insurance, the uninsured …
What younger women can do to avoid breast cancer
Too young for a mammogram? That doesn’t mean you can’t be proactive about your breast health
New ACS breast cancer screening guidelines: 10 docs speak out
When the American Cancer Society (ACS) announced this week it had shifted its recommendations for mammography, it was sure to prompt a flurry of responses.
Breast Cancer: How Your Care Team Makes All the Difference
When 63-year-old Peggy Cappel’s routine mammogram showed a suspicious mass in February 2014, she wasn’t too anxious. This has happened before. So, per her doctor’s instructions, the Delhi resident had a second mammogram at the Good Samaritan Hospital Breast Center.
Living with Breast Cancer: What I Wish You’d Say to Me
People with cancer want to know that those around them love them, and can offer help and support. There are plenty of articles out there on what not to say to someone who has cancer, but what should you say?
What Doctors Want You to Know About Breast Cancer
These surprising facts can help you lower your risk and stay healthy for good.
How To Catch Breast Cancer Early: Stanford Doctors Explain Mammography Options
There are several breast cancer detection options, and it is recommended that all women over age 40 get their mammograms. It has been shown that regular scre...
What is Metastatic Breast Cancer?
Metastatic breast cancer (also called stage IV or advanced breast cancer) is breast cancer that has spread beyond the breast to other organs in the body (most often the bones, lungs, liver or brain…
What is Breast Cancer?
Breast cancer occurs when cells divide and grow without their normal control. These cells slowly grow into a tumor and become malignant when it invades or spread to other tissues in the body. The t…
Hoda helps woman battling breast cancer see just how much she’s loved
Erin Ludwig wasn't simply nominated by a friend or family member for our #PinkPowerTODAY series — she was nominated by more than 30 of them.
to a breast cancer patient
A Kennedy Cancer Center social worker and a breast cancer survivor discuss how to speak to those diagnosed with the disease.
How to detect breast cancer early
Dr. Stephanie Akbari discussed how to detect early signs of breast cancer, support networks and more.