Report shows that death rates are the same among those who get screened and those who don’t
Costs of breast cancer drugs such as tamoxifen and raloxifene will soon by covered by insurance thanks to the Affordable Care Act, the administration announced on Thursday.
The move comes after the U.S. Preventive Services …
Women with a high risk for breast cancer can cut their chances of developing the disease by 53% with the drug anastrozole after five years during a study.
When it comes to cancer, sometimes less is more.
Good Morning America host Amy Robach revealed on her show that a recent on-air mammogram had found she has breast cancer, but the diagnosis wouldn’t have been made if she followed certain federal guidelines for screening.
News reporter will receive a bilateral mastectomy and reconstructive surgery on Nov. 14
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, TIME photographed 15 women who chose to have preventative double mastectomies after learning they carry the BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations, years before Angelina Jolie’s New York Times Op-ed …
Seeding fat grafts with stem cells could improve reconstructive surgery results.
The latest data questions the most recent recommendation for breast cancer screening by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), which advised women to get mammograms every other year starting at age 50.
For more than a decade, doctors have cautioned women about the risks associated with hormone-replacement therapy. But those warnings may have put one group of women at increased risk of dying early, according to the latest study.
Experts don’t advise that young children get tested for a well-known breast cancer gene mutation. But if mothers are tested, should they tell their kids, who have a chance of carrying the same mutation?
Angelina Jolie has never lacked for influence. When she adopted a baby from Ethiopia, inquiries at U.S. adoption agencies about other Ethiopian orphans doubled. When she named other children Vivienne or Maddox, those names shot …
Genetic testing can be both a boon and a curse, experts say, since more information often means more, and often confusing, options.