Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer

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.

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Soy Doesn’t Cause Breast Cancer—It Prevents It

A diet rich in soy-based foods is good for everyone’s health, including women who’ve already had breast cancer.

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The Breast Cancer Promoter in Your Moisturizer: Parabens

Chances are, you’ve already put something on your skin today that can promote breast cancer. It could be in your…

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False-Positive Mammograms Mean More Breast Cancer Risk

Half of all women who get mammograms regularly will have a “false positive” within 10 years—a “suspicious” finding that turns…

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How to Beat Breast Cancer

Despite Good News, Misunderstandings Abound One-third of all new cancers diagnosed in women are breast cancers. The American Cancer Society…

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Preventive Double Mastectomy: What’s a Good Reason to Have a Healthy Breast Removed?

Call it the Angelina Effect. More women are choosing to have double mastectomies. Some, like the actress and director Angelina…

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DCIS Breast Cancer: What You Need to Know Now

One woman in five who learns from a mammogram that she has breast cancer will be told she has ductal…

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Can Coffee Prevent Breast Cancer?

Great health news about coffee is no longer a jolt to the system. So we weren’t surprised to read a…

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A New Way to Figure Out If Your Dense Breasts Are a Cancer Risk

If you're among the roughly 50% of women with dense breasts, figuring out the best way to get screened for…

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For Women at High Risk for Breast Cancer, an MRI is Essential

Women with a strong family history or certain genetic mutations face a greater-than-50% chance of getting breast cancer. With those…

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Misdiagnosis Alert: Breast Biopsies

It’s disturbing enough when a mammogram prompts a biopsy. Now there’s increased concern that the interpretation of your biopsy may…

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Is It Breast Cancer or Not?

What Those “Suspicious” Findings Really Mean It’s scary to know that something suspicious appeared on what you thought was a…

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Conversation with Hollye Jacobs

Video Chat with Hollye Jacobs   Hollye Jacobs, RN Hollye Jacobs is a speaker, nurse, social worker, child-development specialist and…

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The Truth about Bras and Breast Cancer Risk

Women, you may have heard news that wearing a bra is bad for you. Not because the straps dig into…

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Processing Breast Cancer Insurance Claims

Bottom Line/HEALTH: What lessons did you learn about insurance coverage and breast cancer? Hollye Jacobs: This is something I actually…