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.
What Is HER2-Positive Breast Cancer?
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 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
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.
Coping with Breast Cancer: A Counselor Shares Helpful Advice and Encouragement
We know we don’t have all the answers. That’s why we reach out to professionals who have more experience and knowledge about various topics. We recently talked about adjusting to life after receiving a breast cancer diagnosis with Stacy Lewis, MSW, ACHP-SW, LMSW. The Women’s Cancers Program Coordinator at CancerCare, she provides counseling to individuals who are coping with breast cancer. She also counsels people... Read More
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.
What Are The Stages of Breast Cancer?
When someone is diagnosed with breast cancer, doctors determine the stage of the disease – which indicates how much cancer is in the body, whether it has spread beyond the breast, and, if so, how extensively.
5 Common Breast Cancer Myths
By Rachel Freedman, MD, MPH 1. I can’t get breast cancer because it doesn’t run in my family. This is a very common myth. Although family history is very important in understanding one’s risk for breast cancer and although having multiple family members with breast cancer may elevate your risk, most breast cancer is not … Continued
This Viral Photo of Lemons That Helps Women Learn About Breast Cancer Symptoms Has Been Shared...
Advice for Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients
Advice to consider after being diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer. Eric Winer, MD, director of the Breast Oncology Program at the Susan F. Smith Center ...
Breast cancer: How to reduce your risk
Find out what steps might reduce your risk of breast cancer.
Tips for Coping with Breast Cancer as an Older Woman
Like many forms of cancer, the risk of developing breast cancer increases with age: 30 percent of breast cancer patients in the United States are age 70 or older. For many older patients, the issues and challenges associated with the disease are quite different from those that arise in younger women. Older women are more … Continued