The breast cancer screening debate continues. A new study finds that adding ultrasound or magnetic resonance imaging (MRIs) tests to annual mammogram screenings can increase cancer detection in women with higher-than-average risk …
If one thing’s clear about the data on the health effects of hormone replacement therapy after menopause, it’s that they’re confusing.
Mammograms catch tumors earlier, result in less invasive treatment and increase women’s chances of survival. So, why shouldn’t younger women be screened?
Facebook and Twitter helped stir up public outcry over Planned Parenthood’s loss of funding from Komen.
Planned Parenthood thanks supporters who publicly criticized Komen’s decision to stop funding the group.
Surgeons still don’t have official guidelines for lumpectomy, one of the most commonly performed breast cancer surgeries, the authors of a new study say.
Will women be left without breast cancer screening services, now that Susan G. Komen for the Cure has stopped funding Planned Parenthood?
Jennifer Burke used to prize her breasts as her best feature. But it wasn’t until she had a double mastectomy that she found herself performing a burlesque striptease in front of an enthusiastic New York City crowd.
Parabens, a major compound in antiperspirants, are found in many breast tumors. But they’re present in tissues of non-users as well
It’s not often that researchers get to report good news for cancer patients, but this week at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, researchers announced encouraging results from studies of two cancer medications that appeared …
Dispatching cancer cells with the same precision that vaccines dismiss bacteria and viruses may soon be possible, according to scientists at the National Cancer Institute who are working on an experimental vaccine that helps the …
When E! News anchor Giuliana Rancic announced on Monday that she is battling breast cancer, she said her cancer had been spotted by a mammogram ordered by her fertility specialist. As fans of the reality show Giuliana & Bill …
Treatment with the cancer drug Avastin may affect fertility in some women, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said Tuesday. The agency said a new warning about the risk of “ovarian failure” was added to the drug’s label.