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.
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
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
Breast Cancer Incidence Rate per 100,000 Women
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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.
Hoda helps woman battling breast cancer see just how much she’s loved
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What is Breast Cancer?
To understand breast cancer, it is first important to understand exactly what cancer is: the production of abnormal cells.
This Viral Photo of Lemons That Helps Women Learn About Breast Cancer Symptoms Has Been Shared...
What to know about breast cancer in men
Men have many of the same risk factors for breast cancer as women, and they share one of the most common symptoms.
Understanding Breast Cancer Risk and How to Lower It
Every woman wants to know what she can do to lower her risk of breast cancer Today, there are many risk factors that have contributed to more women being diagnosed with breast cancer. Most breast cancers AREN'T inherited -- only about 5% to 10% are. This means there are many things you can do to lower your risk of being diagnosed. If you have no history of the disease, there are steps you can take to keep your risk as low as it…
Breast Cancer Awareness Month: What to know about new breast cancer research
Here's what to know about the latest developments in breast cancer research.
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Advice to Other Women from Three Breast Cancer Survivors
By Meredith Whittemore The best advice often comes from those who’ve actually walked a mile in your shoes. Three breast cancer survivors treated at Memorial Hermann Cancer Centers across Greater Houston offer these words of advice and encouragement to women who may be going through treatment right now and those who are waiting to schedule their [Continue Reading]