The actress made the difficult decision to remove both her breasts before she developed breast cancer, but her genetic makeup means her children may be at increased risk of the disease as well.
She wasn’t yet diagnosed with cancer, but after finding a common gene mutation that often leads to breast cancer, she had the radical surgery to lower her risk.
Breaking a sweat does more for your body than just trim your waistline. Exercise may lower a woman’s risk for breast cancer and researchers are finding out why.
Breast cancer patients who raised a glass or two a week may even enjoy slightly longer lives than those who didn’t drink.
But experts stress that the risk of radiation treatment does not outweigh the benefits in helping women survive breast cancer
The breakthrough drug, which targets a small percentage of breast tumors, may be effective against more cancers, according to the latest study.
For older women, cheaper methods of detecting breast cancer may be as good as more expensive ones, according to the latest research.
When it comes to foods that lower cancer risk, color may count.
A study explores the occupations with the strongest links to breast cancer.
Moms diagnosed with breast cancer are getting help from total strangers in feeding their newborns
A sequencing study of breast-cancer-tumor genomes suggests that cancers should be categorized by their genetic heritage, rather than where they reside in the body
Overweight and obese women may have a tougher battle in store when it comes to breast cancer: a new study published in the journal Cancer finds that carrying extra pounds is linked with a higher risk of cancer recurrence and death.
Women with dense breasts are considered at a higher risk of developing breast cancer, in part because their tumors can be harder to spot on a mammogram. But a recent and reassuring study finds that despite their slightly …