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A Vaccine for Breast Cancer?

A shot to treat and prevent breast cancer may be closer to reality than you think.

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Acupuncture Helps Joint Pain from Cancer Drug

Are you a breast cancer survivor considering quitting aromatase inhibitors because of debilitating joint pain? Acupuncture can help.

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Do You Have 'Chemobrain'?

If you feel confused or have trouble focusing as you go through cancer treatment, it could be chemobrain. Learn more about what it is and why it happens.

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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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Friendships Are Forged In Cancer Treatment

Cancer patients find buddies, exchange advice, and share encouragement with a community of fellow patients in the treatment room.

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Undergoing Chemo? Get Moving to Protect Your Heart

Experts say you should try to squeeze exercise into your chemotherapy schedule. Here’s why, plus how to make the heart-healthy practice easy and fun.

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An Insider's Guide to Starting Chemo

It's pretty daunting to walk into a chemo center for the first time. Our writer's advice? Bring your best friend for backup! Don't miss the rest of her advice on how to prepare so you know what to expect each step of the way.

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When Should Breast Cancer Patients Opt for Chemo?

A new genetic test may one day help women and their doctors make more confident decisions.

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Free Rides For Metastatic Breast Cancer Care

Need to find an affordable way to get to your frequent medical appointments? A mix of national and local resources can help.

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Metastatic Breast Cancer Nausea Solutions

Metastatic breast cancer treatment can involve chemotherapy, radiation, and medication, which can cause nausea. Here are some solutions for this side effect.