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

Metastatic Breast Cancer Support Resources

Whether you are looking for emotional support or statistics and other information, there is help available to you. Check out these organizations and websites for metastatic breast cancer treatment information, emotional support, and resources for self-care and empowerment.

By Bethany Kandel

Acupuncture Helps Joint Pain from Cancer Drug

Treated for breast cancer but stopped aromatase inhibitors due debilitating joint pain? Acupuncture can help.

By Katherine Malmo

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

Race Affects Breast Cancer Chemo Completion

New research suggests that non-white women are less likely to complete the full-term course of chemotherapy to treat their breast cancer. What gives?

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

The Financial Burden of Breast Cancer Treatment

Breast cancer survivors are often concerned about the financial toll of their diagnosis and treatment, according to a study.

By Diane Domina

Just the Facts About Breast Cancer Chemo Regime AC + T

How AC + T works, how to prep for treatment, and then what to expect once you have it (including side effects).

By PJ Hamel

What Should You Know About Taxol/Taxotere and Cytoxan (TC) Therapy?

Taxol/Taxotere and Cytoxan (TC) therapy is one of the most common types of chemotherapy given to women with early-stage breast cancer. Here’s duration information and possible side effects, including chemo brain and fatigue.

By PJ Hamel

Which Should You Have -- Lumpectomy or a Mastectomy?

"Take the time to look deep into yourself for the treatment option that feels right. If you need help, ask your doctor if there's a service at the hospital that deals with medical decision-making; and if there is, use it."

By PJ Hamel

10 Facts About BRCA Gene Mutations

Hereditary breast and ovarian cancer have been associated with mutations in two genes, BRCA1 and BRCA2. Here’s what you should know.

By Elizabeth Millard