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.
Tuesday’s announcement by Angelina Jolie, that she elected for a double mastectomy in the face of overwhelming odds that she would develop breast cancer, made headlines around the world. We look back at other luminaries that have …
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.
Mammograms every other year do not increase the risk of breast cancer compared to yearly screening.
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.
A study finds the first genetic links that predict timing of menopause
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.
“Chemo brain” is a well-known side effect of cancer treatment, but is chemotherapy to blame?
Confusing advice about mammography reflects still evolving understanding about how best to detect breast cancer