Overweight and obese women are at higher risk of developing breast cancer, but losing as little as 5% of body weight can help reduce those odds.
The mammogram debate was reignited this week with two new studies suggesting that routine breast cancer screening may benefit women in their 40s if they have certain risk factors.
In a wide-ranging new study, researchers have classified breast cancer into 10 different subtypes — a finding that could change the future of breast cancer diagnoses, treatment and survival.
Women who have false-positive results from their mammograms may have another reason to worry, a recent study says.
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