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Do You Have Dense Breasts?

Dense breast tissue makes it harder to spot cancers with mammograms. Here's how you can tell if you have dense breasts, and the screenings that work best.

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Metastatic Breast Cancer Clinical Trials

If you have metastatic breast cancer, how do you know if a clinical trial might be right for you? And what can you expect if you join one?

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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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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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Where to Find Support When You Have BRCA

From online support to picking up the telephone and calling a help line, there are resources available to help if you have a BRCA gene mutation.

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How to Live Your Best Life with BRCA

Finding out you have a BRCA gene mutation can be scary. But knowledge is power, and you can take these steps to prevent and detect breast cancer early.

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You Have Metastatic Breast Cancer: Now What?

For starters, know that you are not alone. We have expert advice that will help you navigate the months ahead.

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Are You A Cancer Previvor?

Are you someone who hasn't had a cancer diagnosis but might some day? If so, here are words and helpful tips to understand life as a previvor.

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10 Things Oncologists Wish You Knew About Breast Cancer

Check out these 10 practical steps and oncologist insights to put most of your fears about dying from breast cancer to rest.

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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?