breast cancer

  1. Cancer Info & Support

    Cancer connection: How networking with a cancer survivor can save your life

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    When cancer comes up in conversation, do you change the topic and move on? Or do you ask the questions that may possibly save your...
  2. Diagnosis & Treatment

    What happens after a breast cancer diagnosis?

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    When someone is diagnosed with breast cancer, the stress can weigh on them and take a toll. Read on to find out ways to help...
  3. Diagnosis & Treatment

    What is hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndrome?

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    With cancer rates rising at an alarming pace, understanding hereditary factors can help determine cancer risks and steps for...
  4. Breast Cancer Awareness & Support

    How to support a friend who has breast cancer

    If your friend has been diagnosed with breast cancer, a good support system will help her weather her treatment better, both...
  5. Breast Cancer Awareness & Support

    10 Ways to support breast cancer research

    October 2010 marks the 25th year of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. While medical science has made many strides forward in...
  6. Prevention & Detection

    Breast cancer: Everyday things that raise your risk

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    Do you make healthy lifestyle choices that protect you from breast cancer, or do your choices put you at a greater risk? You may be...
  7. Prevention & Detection

    New drug for breast cancer: Fish oil?

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    Breast cancer accounts for more than 25 percent of all female cancers. It is also strongly linked to obesity, which means as the...
  8. Breast Cancer Survivor Stories

    The best exercises for breast cancer survivors

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    No matter what type of breast cancer treatments you've had, exercise can help you regain your strength as well as your ability to...
  9. Prevention & Detection

    Mammogram guidelines: Breast cancer detection confusion and controversy

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    Are the revised breast screening guidelines boggling your brain? Join the club. The controversy that started last year has many of...
  10. Breast Cancer Survivor Stories

    Surviving breast cancer: Kerri Dowd’s story

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    Kerri Dowd, a high school teacher and mother of two from Washington, never expected to have breast cancer. She maintained healthy...
  11. Prevention & Detection

    Breast thermography: Early breast cancer detection

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    According to National Cancer Institute statistics, one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. Despite...
  12. Prevention & Detection

    Reducing the risk of breast cancer recurrence

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    There is a growing body of evidence that diet plays a significant role in helping prevent a recurrence of breast cancer. For...
  13. Conditions

    5 Common women’s health problems

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    Every woman is unique (well, duh), but there are a few things every lady shares with her female best friends or relatives—the risk...
  14. Breast Cancer Awareness & Support

    Pink health and beauty products: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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    Each year, it’s estimated that nearly 200,000 American women will be diagnosed with breast cancer and more than 40,000 will die. And...
  15. Prevention & Detection

    Mammogram controversy

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    The American Cancer Society (ACS) has long recommended that women get a mammogram every year, beginning at age 40, as a means of...
  16. Couple Time & Romance

    Getting through breast cancer together

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    Although breast cancer is primarily a woman's disease, she doesn't have to face it alone. Fighting the disease as a couple is an...
  17. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Monday Mom challenge: Schedule your mammogram!

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    You've put it off. You know you have. You know you should do it. It's just...uncomfortable. Really uncomfortable. But if you are 40...
  18. Prevention & Detection

    Fight breast cancer with fish, fruit and veggies

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    Breast cancer is a pervasive, potentially deadly disease that strikes both women and men. According to the American Cancer Society,...
  19. Breast Cancer Survivor Stories

    Inspirational celebrity breast cancer survivors

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    Many celebrities have battled breast cancer -- some publicly, some privately. These women are all breast cancer survivors and...
  20. Diagnosis & Treatment

    Breast cancer: Lumpectomy cavity movement

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    The National Cancer Institute estimates one in eight women may develop breast cancer over the course of their lifetime. Some may...