Latest by PJ Hamel

Sleep Issues With Metastatic Breast Cancer: How to Cope

Learn the common sleep problems caused by this late-stage cancer, like insomnia, why they occur, and how to treat them.

How Cold Caps Prevent Hair Loss During Chemo

Learn about how to use cold caps during chemotherapy for breast cancer to reduce the risk of hair loss.

Should You Test for Breast Cancer Risk at Home?

The FDA approved the at-home genetic tests for three specific BRCA mutations. But are they worth it?

Metastatic Breast Cancer: How to Deal With Stress

Your body needs treatment, but so do your heart and mind. Here are some ways to regain (and maintain) emotional equilibrium.

Why Friends May Disappear After Your Cancer Diagnosis

“Of all the things that happened to me during my cancer experience, the most surprising involved one of my good friends. She disappeared.”

Allergy-Friendly Dark Chocolate Brownie Hearts

Try making these delicious dark chocolate brownie hearts that are gluten- and dairy-free.

Cancers in Transgender People: What's the Risk?

It could be decades before we get a true picture of cancer risks in transgender populations.

10 Tips for Better Intimacy During Cancer Treatment

While cancer can make pleasure feel far from your priorities, these strategies can help you put some bliss back into bedtime.

Your Complete Guide to Breast Cancer Symptoms: Start Here

Worried about breast cancer? This guide will lead you to the information you need about potential symptoms, from itching to lumps.

The Titanium Marker in Breast Biopsy: Should You Worry?

Is it possible to have an adverse reaction to a titanium marker placed in a breast biopsy? Here’s what you should know.