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Mom Time Counts with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Rhonda Howell, who has metastatic breast cancer, savors the time she spends with her 6-year-old son, and aims to see him graduate from high school.

By Sheila M. Eldred

Having a Baby Saved Me From Breast Cancer

Katrina Wells’ daughter was a surprise that might have helped saved her life. Read her story about finding the BRCA1 gene mutation in her pregnancy blood test.

By Erin L. Boyle

Should You ‘Go Flat’ After Mastectomy?

Read this powerful Q&A with breast cancer survivor Rebecca Pine, who decided against reconstructive surgery, and went on to have a baby, after her mastectomy.

By Pamela Kaufman

How Bruce Springsteen Helped a Breast Cancer Survivor

These are the life lessons from a Springsteen superfan who has long believed in the healing power of art and music.

By Pamela Kaufman

Susan Ford Bales and Breast Cancer Awareness

Read a Q&A with Susan Ford Bales, daughter of U.S. President Gerald Ford, who helped launched National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with her mother Betty Ford.

By Cindy Uken

The Rise of Genetic Testing for Cancer

Genetic testing for cancer has lost its stigma and gone mainstream. In this Q&A, surgical oncologist Amber A. Guth explains why that's great for patients.

By Elizabeth Millard

Metastatic Breast Cancer Overturned Her Life

Jen Campisano was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer but new lumps changed everything – except her resolve to live her best life possible.

By Rachel Zohn

A Breast Cancer Advocate for Women of Color

Read this moving Q&A with Bridgette Hempstead, founder of Cierra Sisters, which helps educate the African American community about breast cancer.

By Pamela Kaufman