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Mother holding her child's hand.

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.

Katrina with her daughters, left to right, Avelin, Carys, Finley, and husband Patrick.

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.

Photographer Miana Jun captures Rebecca Pine in sea.

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.

Rosanne Gialanella at SMGlobal Catwalk.

Bruce Springsteen Helped Her Get Through

These are the life lessons from a Springsteen superfan with stage 4 breast cancer, who has long believed in the healing power of art and music.

Susan Ford Bales and Mom Betty Ford.

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.

Surgical oncologist at NYU Langone Health, Amber A. Guth, MD.

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.

Jen Campisano

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.

Bridgette Hempstead at Columbia Tower.

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.