Breast Cancer


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Are Rare Cancers Really that Rare?

More people than you think are diagnosed with inflammatory breast cancer. Here's how we can get better and diagnosing and treating rare cancers.

Dr. Cappello receiving chemotherapy treatment for stage 3C breast cancer.

Mammograms Weren't Enough For Woman With Dense Breast Tissue

Following Nancy M. Cappello’s 11th mammogram, her doctor noticed a ridge in her breast during an exam. It turned out to be cancer.

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How to Tell Your Metastatic Breast Cancer Story

What’s the best way to tell your story about being diagnosed with advanced breast cancer? PJ gives her advice.

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Metastatic Breast Cancer Giving You Insomnia?

If you have trouble sleeping with late-stage breast cancer, you're not alone. Here's why sleep issues are so common, and what you can do about it.

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How Cold Caps Prevent Hair Loss During Chemo

Learn about how to use cold caps during chemotherapy for breast cancer to reduce the risk of hair loss.

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Benign Breast Lumps: Symptoms and Treatment

Most breast lumps aren’t cancer. Learn about other possibilities, like cysts, fibroadenomas, and fibrocystic breast changes.

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Gaining Weight With Metastatic Breast Cancer?

Here’s why some of your treatments may cause weight gain, and what you can do about it.

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Post-Cancer PTSD? Here's How to Cope

If flashbacks, nightmares, or panic attacks are making your cancer treatment and recovery difficult, you don’t need to suffer in silence or try to tough it out.

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Why Stretching Is Key After Mastectomy

Learn about different stretches that can help you recover after surgery for breast cancer.

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Cancer Survivors: How to Get that Lovin' Feeling Back

Cancer treatment can make sex unappealing or uncomfortable. Dr. Don Dizon has some ideas to help.