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Cancer

Breast Cancer

The latest breast cancer news, advice, and information, including treatment, genetics, symptoms, advanced stages, and real-life inspiring stories about people living with breast cancer.

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Bridging the Gap: Metastatic Breast Cancer

"Dr. Hahn's bedside manner is what helps me stay as positive as I am."

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Alternative Treatment

Acupuncture Helps Joint Pain from Cancer Drug

Are you a breast cancer survivor considering quitting aromatase inhibitors because of debilitating joint pain? Acupuncture can help.

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Living With

Metastatic Breast Cancer and Depression

It is normal for a cancer patient to feel sad. But depression is not normal — and it's treatable.

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Living With

Do You Have "Chemobrain"?

If you feel confused or have trouble focusing as you go through cancer treatment, it could be chemobrain. Learn more about what it is and why it happens.

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Nutrition

Eat to Beat Breast Cancer

A healthy diet can go a long way in lowering your risk of breast cancer. We've got the latest nutrition advice anyone can follow (even you!).

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Tests

Do You Have Dense Breasts?

Dense breast tissue makes it harder to spot cancers with mammograms. Here's how you can tell if you have dense breasts, and the screenings that work best.

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Treatment

Metastatic Breast Cancer Clinical Trials

If you have metastatic breast cancer, how do you know if a clinical trial might be right for you? And what can you expect if you join one?

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Living With

Intimacy After Metastatic Breast Cancer

Cancer changes bodies, and relationships. That doesn’t mean you have to give up intimacy and sex.

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Living With

Metastatic Breast Cancer: Better Pain Management

Here’s how you can find pain relief with a highly individualized combination of strategies.

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Treatment

Friendships Are Forged In Cancer Treatment

Cancer patients find buddies, exchange advice, and share encouragement with a community of fellow patients in the treatment room.

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Treatment

Undergoing Chemo? Get Moving to Protect Your Heart

Experts say you should try to squeeze exercise into your chemotherapy schedule. Here’s why, plus how to make the heart-healthy practice easy and fun.

Meet the Experts

Bethany Kandel
Health Writer

Bethany Kandel is a New York-based journalist, health writer, and author. She is also a breast cancer survivor.

Rachel Zohn
Health Writer

Rachel Zohn is a freelance writer who enjoys writing about all things related to health, wellness, and the human body.

Sheila M. Eldred
Health Writer

Sheila Mulrooney Eldred has written for The New York Times, Nature, FiveThirtyEight, STAT News, and other publications.