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Cancer

Breast Cancer

The latest breast cancer news, advice, and information, including treatment, genetics, symptoms, advanced stages, and real-life inspiring stories about people living with breast cancer.

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Diagnosis

A New Way to Detect Breast Cancer Early

Researchers have discovered a blood test with the potential to someday diagnose breast cancer years before any symptoms.

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Symptoms

7 Signs of Healthy Breasts

What's just as important as knowing what's not normal when it comes to breast health? Knowing what it is!

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Symptoms

Your Healthy-Breast Guide for Your 20s and 30s

Should you get a mammogram already? Are lumps ever normal? We've got the breast-health answers you need now.

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Alternative Treatment

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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Living With

Metastatic Breast Cancer and Depression

It is normal for a cancer patient to feel sad. But depression is not normal — and it's treatable.

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Living With

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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Tests

Do You Have Dense Breasts?

Dense breast tissue makes it harder to spot cancers with mammograms. Here's how you can tell if you have dense breasts, and the screenings that work best.

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Treatment

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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Living With

Intimacy After Metastatic Breast Cancer

Cancer changes bodies, and relationships. That doesn’t mean you have to give up intimacy and sex.

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Living With

Metastatic Breast Cancer: Better Pain Management

Here’s how you can find pain relief with a highly individualized combination of strategies.