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.
Quiz: Breast Cancer Myths and Facts
Can antiperspirants cause breast cancer? What else have you heard about risk and prevention? WebMD separates fact from fiction.
Should I Have Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer?
How fruit and alcohol impact breast cancer risk
The lifelong risk of breast cancer seems to be lower among those who eat fruit and vegetables in adolescence and among women who reduce their alcohol intake in the midlife years.
How One Texas Mom's Breast Cancer Video Became an Internet Sensation
Holley Kitchen, 42, has stage IV metastatic breast cancer and created this video to educate others about the disease
4 Things Every Woman with Breast Cancer Should Know
While a breast cancer diagnosis is enough to drive anyone into a fit of worry and concern, Tina German RN, CBPN-IC, a certified breast patient navigator at TriHealth, reminds women they are not alone – or helpless.
5 Things Young Women Must Know About Breast Cancer
Just a few months before she learned that she had breast cancer, Christina Applegate got a shocking insight into the struggles faced by other young women who are also at high risk for the disease -- and who don’t have the resources of a Hollywood celebrity.
Women at Average Risk for Breast Cancer Should Start Screening
After reviewing updated breast cancer screening guidelines from the US Preventive Services Task Force for women at average risk, MSK’s breast experts have elected not to change the institution’s recommendations in any way.
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.
How plastic surgery helps breast cancer survivors feel whole
Cancer patients deal with reconstructive surgeries differently
5 little-known breast cancer facts
Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers in women. But there are still some things you may not know about it.
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.
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.
Breast cancer selfie: Facebook photo warns women what to look for
Woman posts a photo of the surprisingly subtle signs of breast cancer, hoping to save lives
10 Things Every Woman Should Do to Help Prevent Breast Cancer
There are several risk factors that can increase your chances of developing breast cancer. And while the risk increases as we age, there are certain
Metastatic Breast Cancer 360: Conversations and Questions About Treatment and Quality of Life
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer, come learn about how you can improve your quality of life, new research directions and how to make informed decisions about your care from University of Kansas Cancer Center and Living Beyond Breast Cancer experts, and women like you.
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 Spot the Signs of Breast Cancer
More American women are surviving breast cancer, thanks in part to screening tests that can help detect it early. But knowing your own breasts can help you spot changes and report them to your doctor between exams. Here are some signs to look out for.
Ten Myths About Breast Cancer [Infographic]
More than 230,000 American women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015, making it the most common cancer among American women. With so many people affected by breast cancer, there is a lot of information — and unfortunately, misinformation — available. As October marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we’re …