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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

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Nutrition

Eat to Live: 10 Things to Know about Breast Cancer and Nutrition

What you eat ultimately plays an important role in your risk for developing breast cancer. Learn more about what to choose to increase the odds of staying cancer-free.

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Living With

Free Rides For Metastatic Breast Cancer Care

Need to find an affordable way to get to your frequent medical appointments? A mix of national and local resources can help.

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Treatment

Metastatic Breast Cancer Nausea Solutions

Metastatic breast cancer treatment can involve chemotherapy, radiation, and medication, which can cause nausea. Here are some solutions for this side effect.

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Moving Forward with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Get tips for facing the future with metastatic breast cancer, including self-compassion, education, advocacy, and connecting with your support network.

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Living With

Keep Your Skin and Nails Healthy During Cancer Therapy

Treatments for metastatic breast cancer can harm healthy tissue. Here's advice to ease those sometimes painful side effects.

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Family Health History

Breaking the News of Hereditary Cancer Risk

Learning you have a high cancer risk gene mutation is hard enough. Here's how to tell your family they might be at risk too.

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Family Health History

How to Handle the Emotional Impact of BRCA

Have you recently had a genetic test that shows you're predisposed to breast or ovarian cancer? A genetic counselor shares how to process the news.

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Mammogram

FDA Modernizes Breast Cancer Screening Regulations

For the first time in more than 25 years, the FDA has proposed changes to mammography regulations to improve breast cancer screening for millions of Americans.

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Nutrition

Walnuts Could Help Suppress Breast Cancer Cell Growth

Adding walnuts to your diet could help lessen the growth and spread of breast cancer, according to a study conducted at Marshall University in West Virginia.

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Living With

Reduce Metastatic Breast Cancer Stress

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

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.