"Take the time to look deep into yourself for the treatment option that feels right. If you need help, ask your doctor if there's a service at the hospital that deals with medical decision-making; and if there is, use it."
Learn about a real-life experience with the gene mutation as well as your risk of cancer; cancer types if you have the mutation; and insurance coverage for any preventative treatment.
You thought finding out you had the BRCA1 or 2 gene mutation was tough – but now you have to tell your family members they might be at risk for it, too. Experts give advice on what to tell them when.
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.
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 ...