Nancy Cappello's advocacy for breast density notification in mammogram reports resulted in legislation in 36 American states, a move that saves lives.
Some breast cancer survivors can put fears of recurrence out of their minds, while others think about it every day. Which kind are you?
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.
The benefits of seeking a second opinion for a breast cancer diagnosis are clear. A comprehensive review changed the diagnosis for 43 percent of patients.
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?
BRCA gene mutations indicate a higher risk of hereditary breast and ovarian cancers. Here’s what you should know about your screening and treatment options.
If you have BRCA 1 or BRCA 2 gene mutations, here's what you should know your options, insurance coverage, and screening for other members of your family.
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.
Dana Clark, M.S., L.C.G.C., at the Basser Center for BRCA at Penn Medicine, discusses when you’re at a high risk for BRCA gene mutations, what testing involves, and what misconceptions she commonly encounters.
When Angelina Jolie spoke up about her preventive double mastectomy and BRCA1, she raised more awareness in one day that some organizations do in 10 years.