Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is one of the most common types of cancer. Learn about signs of breast cancer, its causes, risk factors and more.

13 Breast Cancer Myths You Can Safely Ignore

We asked top oncologists the myths they hear the most. Here are the facts about breast cancer.

6 Simple Changes You Can Make to Prevent Breast Cancer

Ask yourself: "Am I doing all I can to prevent breast cancer?" These lifestyle strategies will protect you against one...

The Age You Sip Your First Drink Could Determine Your Risk for Breast Cancer

Depending on how old you were when you knocked back your first drink—and how you drink now—could dramatically impact your...

8 Signs of Breast Cancer You Might Be Ignoring (Besides a Lump)

Nearly 250,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year. It’s important to pay attention to any breast...

These 14 Women Are Grateful for Their BRCA Diagnosis—Here’s Why

Learning that you're high risk for one or several types cancers is undoubtedly scary and life-changing to say the least,...

This Woman’s Mammo Missed a Breast Cancer Due to Her Dense Breast Tissue

Not every woman is great about scheduling those annual breast exams—You know who you are!—but that wasn't true of Gail...

Woman Shares Her Rare Breast Cancer Symptom as a Warning to Others

When one woman discovered a rash on her breast that looked like a sunburn, she had no idea what it...

5 Breast Cancer Myths You Hear All the Time That Just Aren’t True

We don't know everything about breast cancer, but we do know these commonly held beliefs are actually myths.

This is the Amount of Alcohol That Increases Breast Cancer Risk

When it comes to breast cancer prevention, drinking less alcohol and exercising more may help.

This Grandmother Beat Early Breast Cancer With a 20-Minute Treatment

Researchers are exploring less invasive and more targeted treatments for breast cancer that use electric pulses or cryotherapy to...

7 Things That Lump in Your Breast Could Be Besides Cancer

Found a lump? Don't panic: 85 percent of all breast lumps have nothing to do with cancer.