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What is Metastatic Breast Cancer?

Everything you need to know about metastatic breast cancer, including who has it, how common it is, types of MBC, and the risk factors you should watch for.

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The Truth About Surgery to Prevent Breast Cancer

If you were diagnosed with cancer in one breast, would you have the other, healthy breast removed as well? More woman are doing so. Here’s what to know.

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DCIS: What You Need to Know

A new study suggests that aggressive therapies often used to treat Stage 0 breast cancer can be scaled back for certain women.

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Chemo Right for Breast Cancer? Take This Test

The Oncotype DX test is a valuable tool that can help you know ahead of time whether chemotherapy will have any effect on your breast cancer.

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'Cooling Caps' May Stop Chemotherapy Hair Loss

Hair loss can be a devastating side effect of chemotherapy. But research is mounting in favor of “cooling caps,” which are aimed at helping to minimize that.

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4 Self-Help Tips for Lymphedema

Twenty to 25 percent of breast cancer survivors develop this chronic condition. Here’s what you need to know about treating it.

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Three Exciting Breast Cancer Studies to Watch

Learn more about three breast cancer studies that focus on new areas of research related to exercise, diet, and advanced treatment options.

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Is Your Doctor a Jerk?

A bad relationship with someone on your medical team can make cancer treatment even worse. Here's how to deal with it.

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Have a Great Relationship with Your Care Team

Being respectful, saying thank you, and staying positive are a few of the strategies for building strong relationships with your medical team.

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Breast Cancer Treatment and Your Bones

Aromatase inhibitors, prescribed to reduce the chance of breast cancer recurring, can lead to bone loss—and, consequently, fractures and osteoporosis.