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Post Breast Cancer Survival

A clean bill of health after a fierce battle with breast cancer is a wonderful thing. But it’s important to stay on guard for other conditions that breast cancer survivors have an increased risk of developing.

By PJ Hamel

Chemobrain: Cancer Treatment Side Effects

For patients with metastatic breast cancer, radiation, chemotherapy, and hormonal therapies can all harm nearby or distant healthy tissue—including the brain.

By Kathleen Hall, MBA

Breast Cancer Does Not Rule Out Breastfeeding

Promising facts about breastfeeding and breast cancer for all new mothers — those with or at risk for breast cancer, and those seeking to prevent it.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Warning Signs of Metastatic Breast Cancer

Advanced breast cancer tends to spread to the bones, the liver, the lungs, or the brain. Can you recognize the different symptoms of metastasis for each organ?

By Sheila M. Eldred

Diabetes Risk Tied to Breast Cancer Hormone Therapy

Breast cancer survivors who receive hormone therapy may have a higher risk of diabetes. Use these tips to help limit excessive weight gain after treatment.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Beating Breast Cancer Meant Being Able to See My Son to Adulthood

A candid and heart-wrenching story of a mom who was faced with this harsh reality — and how she pushed through.

By PJ Hamel

Cancer Survivors: How to Get that Lovin' Feeling Back

Cancer treatment can make sex unappealing or uncomfortable. Dr. Don Dizon has some ideas to help.

By Phyllis Johnson

4 Self-Help Tips for Lymphedema

Twenty to 25 percent of breast cancer survivors develop this chronic condition. Here’s what you need to know about treating it.

By HealthAfter50