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Nov 7, 2019
A New Blood Test May Be Able to Detect Breast Cancer Up to 5 Years Before Symptoms
Let’s be real: No one really looks forward to getting their annual or bi-annual mammogram. They’re invasive and uncomfortable at best and downright painful at worst. But they are also essential in...
Oct 1, 2019
Women Find Solace and Sisterhood in Breast Cancer Support Groups on Facebook
When you get diagnosed with breast cancer, there are probably not too many people in your orbit who can truly understand what you’re going through. As Breast Cancer Awareness month begins, we take...
Sep 5, 2019
Swapping Red Meat With This Protein May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk
If you love a hearty chicken salad or a tasty turkey sandwich, we've got some good news for you. Recent research suggests that eating poultry may protect against breast cancer risk later on. This...
Aug 14, 2019
A New Blood Test Will End Unnecessary Breast Cancer Surgery
Treating breast cancer can be an aggressive and exhausting ordeal for those suffering from the disease. Thankfully, a recent breakthrough in treatment options might help a lot of patients avoid...
Jul 23, 2019
The First Sign of Breast Cancer Isn't Always a Lump
While many may book in with their local GP after finding a lump in their breast, one study is urging woman everywhere to keep an eye out for a few other unsuspecting symptoms of cancer. The...
Feb 25, 2019
Sipping Oolong Tea Might Help Treat and Ward Off Breast Cancer, Study Shows
As the most common form of cancer for women, breast cancer is constantly being researched by experts seeking ways to ward off and treat the disease. As terrifying as it is to hear the words "breast...
Nov 29, 2018
Study Supports Women Under 40 Getting Mammograms — But Only If They Have a Specific Risk
Common wisdom is that getting a mammogram is a right of passage for women over 40. After all, the American Cancer Society currently recommends that women who have an average risk of breast cancer...
Oct 2, 2018
Find Out Your Breast Cancer Risk in 5 Minutes With This Simple Quiz
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and it's as good a time as ever to find out your risk of developing breast cancer. Bright Pink, a nonprofit focused on educating young women about...
Jul 23, 2018
Eating Orange, Yellow, and Green Veggies Could Lower Your Breast Cancer Risk, Study Suggests
We've been taught from day one that vegetables keep us healthy. But new research shows that three specific colors of vegetables might be particularly beneficial when it comes to reducing the risk...
Jun 1, 2018
I Tried 8 Rounds of Chemo, a Double Mastectomy, and Gamma Knife Therapy to Remove 21 Brain Tumors
Lynn Wyatt, a mom of two, is an Atlanta native and a breast-cancer-patient advocate and grant reviewer with Susan G. Komen Atlanta. At age 40, she was diagnosed with breast cancer. This is the...
Mar 8, 2018
First At-Home Test for Breast Cancer Gene Approved by the FDA
You might remember how Angelina Jolie opted to have a preventive double mastectomy back in 2013. If the name "BRCA" is ringing a bell, that might be why; the award-winning actress said she made her...
Feb 15, 2018
Julia Louis-Dreyfus Shares Stunning First Photo After Breast Cancer Surgery
UPDATE (February 15, 2018) — More than a month after announcing she had completed her chemotherapy treatment, Julia Louis-Dreyfus is "feeling ready to rock after surgery," and she looks happier and...
Feb 2, 2018
A ‘Good Morning America’ News Segment Likely Saved Amy Robach’s Life
“Nothing makes you prioritize your time like hearing the words, ‘You have cancer,'" writes Good Morning America anchor Amy Robach in her recent memoir Better: How I Let Go of Control, Held On to...
Jan 16, 2018
Having BRCA Cancer Gene Might Not Be as Dire as Previously Thought
When Angelina Jolie had a double mastectomy after she learned she had the BRCA gene in 2013 — a gene that increases the likelihood of developing cancer — the world applauded. It was both a...
Nov 13, 2017
I Participated in a Clinical Trial That Saved My Life
My heart thudded as I stared into my husband, Daniel’s, eyes, unsure how to break the terrible news. “I have breast cancer,” I whispered. Lost for words, he pulled me close and held me as I...
Oct 25, 2017
Apparently, We've Been Putting Our Bras on the Wrong Way Our Whole Lives
It seems like bras were designed to make us uncomfortable; nevertheless, they’re a necessity. Finding one that fits perfectly — and that doesn’t look like it came straight out of a cartoon — is a...
Oct 23, 2017
Julia Louis-Dreyfus Lightens Mood During Cancer Treatment With Funny Photo
UPDATE (December 27, 2017) — Since announcing back in September that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer, Julia Louis-Dreyfus has continued to work, travel, and generally kick butt. During...
Oct 16, 2017
The First Sign of Breast Cancer Isn’t Always a Lump
While many may book in with their local GP after finding a lump in their breast, a new study is urging woman everywhere to keep an eye out for a few other unsuspecting symptoms. The research,...
Oct 6, 2017
My ‘Dense Breasts’ May Have Put Me at Higher Risk for Breast Cancer
Perhaps you’ve heard of ‘dense breasts’ – you may even have been told by your OB-GYN that you have them: 40 percent of American women are in the Dense Breast Club. Until I had my first mammogram,...
Sep 18, 2017
Carson Daly Is Mourning the Loss of His Mother Pattie Daly Caruso
Our thoughts are with TV host Carson Daly as he deals with the heartbreaking death of his mother Pattie Daly Caruso. Daly's TODAY Show co-host Matt Lauer read a statement this morning in which Daly...
Jul 28, 2017
Woman Raises Awareness for Unusual Breast Cancer Symptoms by Sharing Graphic Photo to Facebook
Most of us complain about people who overshare on Facebook, but the networking site turned into a valuable tool for one woman who spotted something odd on her breast. Sherrie Rhodes, from Hull,...
Jul 19, 2017
3 Months Into Remission, Shannen Doherty Feels "Blessed"
Like you, we were absolutely ecstatic when Shannen Doherty announced her breast cancer had gone into remission three months ago. And we were even more excited to see the actress emerge again after...
Jul 13, 2017
Kathy Bates Opens Up About Her Secret Cancer Battle and the Side Effect She Wishes More People Knew About
Kathy Bates is bravely opening up about her cancer battle — and about one side effect she experienced that she feels is not discussed publicly nearly as much as it should be. The 69-year-old has...
Jul 6, 2017
Her Freckles Turned Out to Be a Sign of Breast Cancer
Rebecca Hockaday didn't think much of the dark spot on her breast that she found five years ago. After all, the now-39-year-old had been spending a bunch of time outside, so she was convinced it...
Jun 22, 2017
Breast Cancer Patients Live Longer If They Turn Down This Treatment in Favor of Something Less Invasive
Breast cancer treatments When you have early-stage breast cancer, you usually have one of two options on how to treat it (with your oncologist's say-so that is): You can have a mastectomy, which...
May 31, 2017
Online Calculator Can Tell You How at Risk You Are for Breast Cancer
Ever wondered what your risk of getting breast cancer actually is? Well, now you can figure it out yourself online. The calculator takes into account your medical information, including a family...
May 26, 2017
Something You Already Have in Your Medicine Cabinet Could Make Cancer Treatment More Effective
Millions of people already take aspirin to cut their risk of heart disease. Now this drugstore staple has a new role: cancer-fighter. Combined with standard cancer treatments like chemotherapy,...
May 18, 2017
Amazing News for Women With Advanced Breast Cancer
If you or anyone you love has been diagnosed with advanced breast cancer, we just heard some encouraging news. According to a new study, women with advanced breast cancer are surviving longer than...
May 4, 2017
This Woman's Common Rash Turned Out to Be a Devastating Disease
When Jennifer Cordts spotted a rash on her breast in early 2015, she didn't think much of it. But what she assumed was a simple bra irritation turned out to be something much more deadly: breast...
May 2, 2017
There's Now a Bra That Can Detect Breast Cancer
Early breast cancer detection might be about to change for good. And it's all because of a new bra. Julian Rios Cantu, an 18-year-old student from Mexico, just won the top prize at the Global...