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.

Study Sheds Light on How Certain Foods May Impact Breast Cancer

Researchers looked at how compounds in green tea and broccoli sprouts affected laboratory-grown breast cancer cells and tumors in mice.

Why Surgery Isn’t Always Necessary for This Form of Breast Cancer

Research suggests that thousands of women with DCIS may be receiving unnecessary treatment for breast cancer. A professor of radiation...

Why This Woman With Metastatic Breast Cancer Posed as a Mermaid

Susan Rosen kept a blog of her journey with Stage IV metastatic breast cancer: "I feel like I'm giving somebody...

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.

Sometimes, a Mammogram May Actually Hurt Your Health—Here’s Why

Mammograms can save lives, but they can also make some women anxious along the way.

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...

Breast Cancer Treatment: 12 Things Oncologists Wish Patients Knew

About one in eight U.S. women will develop invasive breast cancer in her lifetime. Here are the top things oncologists...

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.