Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer

6 Signs That DCIS Is Likely to Become Invasive Breast Cancer

Most women choose surgery and radiation even though DCIS usually doesn’t become invasive breast cancer. New guidelines help make a better choice.

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Dramatically Reduce Breast Cancer Risk with the Right Lifestyle Changes

The older you are, the more likely breast cancer is due to what you eat and do, not your genes. You can reduce your risk!

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MRI for Breast Cancer: The Merits of Twice-Yearly Screening

If you’re at high risk for breast cancer and are considering a mastectomy, read this first.

Breast Cancer

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Slow Deadly Cancer

A diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids may reduce inflammation and help keep this cancer from spreading.

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After Breast Cancer: Are You Getting the Right Imaging Tests?

The care of thousands of women doesn’t follow the recommended imaging guidelines. Don’t be one of them.

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For Better Breast Health, Eat This Way

The gut “microbiome” is known to affect digestive health and risk for chronic diseases. But new research shows it also affects the breasts. Here’s how…

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An Oncologist Shares Her Personal Story About BRCA

Oncologist Pamela Munster often must give unsettling test results to her patients. Then one day her own test came back positive.

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You Survived Breast Cancer…Here’s How to Stay on Top of Your Health

A surprising number of women aren’t taking one simple life-saving step to protect themselves.

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Breast Cancer Diagnosis? How to Get Needed DNA Testing

There are two reasons breast cancer surgeons don’t order genetic testing—and neither one is good. Here are two steps you can take to help yourself.

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For Most Older Women with Breast Cancer, Brain Function Stays Intact After Chemo

Breast cancer treatment can have a variety of side effects, but how does it affect brain health? This new research offers some intriguing findings…

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Breast Cancer Treatment: Opting Out of Chemo

Can you skip chemo if you have breast cancer? A new study details who can forgo this part of treatment.

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Small Breast Tumors May Not Be So Bad

"Catch cancer early" has been a medical catchphrase for generations. But many breast cancer tumors detected by mammography aren't very dangerous.

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Rare Cancer Linked to Breast Implants

The FDA has found a link between “textured” breast implants and a rare form of cancer.

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Menopause Help for Breast Cancer Survivors

Breast cancer treatment often comes with a host of unwelcome side effects. One you may not expect from the treatment…

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9 Ways to Prevent Breast Cancer—Before and After Menopause

From losing belly fat to a certain kind of exercise to curbing alcohol, here are actual science-backed ways to reduce breast cancer risk.