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Best Exercises With Metastatic Breast Cancer

Is it beneficial to exercise when living with MBC? The answer is a definite yes. Here are tips for staying fit and active with advanced breast cancer.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

My Valentine to Breast Cancer

When I had my last radiation treatment on Valentine’s Day, I thought life would go back to normal. It turns out my cancer experience made life even sweeter.

By PJ Hamel

Helping Women Have Kids With Breast Cancer

When Melissa Thompson’s fertility preservation wasn’t covered by her insurance because of her breast cancer diagnosis, she took action.

By Katherine Malmo

How to Talk to Your Kids About Your Cancer

These tips can help you start the conversation with your children about your cancer diagnosis in an honest, gentle way.

By Bethany Kandel

Family Health History: How Much Do You Know?

When it comes to breast cancer, knowing your family history and following up with genetic testing could save your life. Here's how to find the facts you need.

By Stephanie Stephens

Life After Cancer Treatment: 10 Small Steps With Big Results

Here are 10 things cancer survivors can do right now that will help put you back on the path to health and happiness.

By PJ Hamel

How a Holocaust Survivor Beat the Cancer Odds

Paul Kraus talks with HealthCentral about living with mesothelioma, an asbestos-related cancer, for more than 20 years.

By Pamela Kaufman

Coming Back From Cancer: One Step at a Time

For cancer survivors, the ultimate challenge is life itself: first getting it back, then moving forward — one step at a time.

By PJ Hamel

Should You ‘Go Flat’ After Mastectomy?

Read this powerful Q&A with breast cancer survivor Rebecca Pine, who decided against reconstructive surgery, and went on to have a baby, after her mastectomy.

By Pamela Kaufman

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.

By Phyllis Johnson