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.
Pregnancy is are known to lessen breast cancer risk, but until now, it wasn’t known whether this lower risk applied to women with BRCA genes.
Early detection and treatment for breast cancer have prevented hundreds of thousands of breast-cancer deaths in the United States in the past three decades.
Menopausal women who experience persistent hot flashes or night sweats are more likely to develop breast cancer than women who don’t have hot flashes.
PJ Hamel is senior digital content editor and food writer at King Arthur Flour, and a James Beard award-winning author. A 16-year breast cancer survivor, her passion is helping women through this devastating disease.
Bethany Kandel is a New York-based journalist, health writer, and author. She is also a breast cancer survivor.
Researchers from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, discovered that an FDA-approved treatment for certain cancers of the blood may significantly reduce the growth of triple-negative breast cancers.
This week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized 23andMe to market the first direct-to-consumer test for three specific genetic mutations known to increase the risk for breast, ovarian, and prostate cancer. Called the Personal Genome ...