Breast Cancer

Bridging the Gap: Metastatic Breast Cancer

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

Latest

Are You A Previvor?

Are you someone who has not yet survived a cancer diagnosis but might some day? If so, here are words, along with helpful tips, to describe just what a previvor is.

By Bethany Kandel

Having A Baby Helps BRCA1 Mutation Previvor Learn of High Cancer Risk

Katrina Wells’ daughter was a surprise that might have helped saved her life. Find out whether you fall into any of the high risk groups for one of three "founder mutations."

By Erin L. Boyle

Higher Vitamin D Levels Linked to Lower Breast Cancer Risk

Results of a recent study suggest low blood levels of vitamin D are associated with an increased risk for breast cancer in women over the age of 55.

By Diane Domina

How Can You Live Your Best Life With BRCA1, BRCA2 Gene Mutations?

Finding out you have a gene mutation can be stressful and scary. However, once you and your doctor know, you can take steps to prevent and detect cancers early.

By Katherine Malmo

Mammograms Weren't Enough For Woman With Dense Breast Tissue

Following Nancy M. Cappello’s 11th mammogram, her doctor noticed a ridge in her breast during an exam. It turned out to be cancer.

By Nancy Cappello, Ph.D.