breast cancer prevention

  1. Conditions

    When women should say bye-bye to healthy breasts

    A new study shows that removing both breasts in breast cancer patients — even when one is cancer-free — yields higher survival rates.
  2. Women's Health

    The fight against breast cancer just got stronger

    Could a drugstore supplement be the key to slowing breast cancer tumor growth?
  3. Prevention & Detection

    Negative BRCA test doesn’t mean you can’t get breast cancer

    A new study finds that a negative BRCA test doesn't necessarily mean you will never develop breast cancer.
  4. Conditions

    Health debates every woman should know (and care) about

    "What age should I get a mammogram?" "How long can I wait to have children?" "Why should I pay more for health insurance?" There...
  5. Conditions

    Blood test may detect breast cancer

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    A new test on the market aims to detect breast cancer cells — and similar tests like it are emerging.
  6. Prevention & Detection

    The scary truth about dense breast tissue

    When I was diagnosed with breast cancer, I quickly learned that women’s breasts are made up of a mixture of dense tissue and fatty...
  7. Diagnosis & Treatment

    Debate: To remove both breasts or just one?

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    More women are removing both breasts despite having cancer in only one. Are they ill-informed or simply being proactive?
  8. Diagnosis & Treatment

    3-D science that benefits breast cancer detection

    Another study confirms that 3-D mammograms are more effective in detecting breast cancer.
  9. Women's Health

    Researchers: Mammograms before 50 can be lifesaving

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    The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends that women should wait until age 50 to get a mammogram. However, a new study...
  10. Conditions

    Angelina Jolie chooses double mastectomy

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    Angelina Jolie revealed today she chose to have an elective double mastectomy to reduce her chances of developing breast cancer.
  11. Conditions

    Panel OKs breast cancer drugs

    A panel says that healthy women who are at a higher risk of breast cancer may consider drugs to help prevent the disease.
  12. Cosmetic Surgery

    The truth about breast cancer and implants

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    Breast Cancer Awareness Month may be over, but our commitment to monitoring our personal health and working together toward a cure...
  13. Health & Fitness How-tos

    How to detect breast cancer early

    National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a time when the country pulls out their pink ribbons, make donations, run a few miles and...
  14. Health & Fitness How-tos

    How to perform a self breast exam

    An annual mammogram and a monthly breast exam is essential for overall women's health and wellness. Even with modern technology, the...
  15. Living

    What you can do to support someone with breast cancer

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    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This devastating disease has claimed the lives of so many, and we all need to do our part...
  16. Breast Cancer Awareness & Support

    Cookies and cupcakes for the cure

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    Bake some smiles into a breast cancer fundraiser with "boob" cookies and cupcakes.
  17. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Practicing Gratitude: Cousins, breast cancer and mammograms

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    For years, mammograms rarely crossed my mind, and when they did, I quickly dismissed them as something that only older women needed....
  18. Healthy Recipes & Nutrition

    Foods that fight breast cancer

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    Diet is a deliciously powerful defense against breast cancer and other types of cancers. Incorporating the following cancer-fighting...
  19. Conditions

    Breast cancer: New findings and treatment options

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    October is designated as a time to promote breast cancer awareness and share information about breast cancer issues. And no matter...
  20. Conditions

    Dense breast tissue can hinder breast cancer detection

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    Many women diligently perform monthly breast self-exams. They’re looking for the slightest aberration so they can seek medical care...