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breast cancer

3 steps to help prevent breast cancer

While certain genetic mutations can increase a woman's chances of a diagnosis, three specific actions can help offset the risks.

Patient Story

A bolder voice

Amid a second bout of breast cancer, Kathy Shoemaker's faith has become stronger than ever.

Patient Story

A Christmas Eve post-chemo surprise

Bagpipe music heralds a big milestone for a woman completing her second-last infusion of her breast cancer treatment.

Study: Drug halves breast tumor recurrence

Women with HER2-positive cancer generally have a favorable outlook.

Mammograms save lives

Following a breast cancer screening program can provide a 60 percent lower risk of dying from the disease.

Lose excess pounds, lower breast cancer risk?

Women who lost 5 percent or more of their body weight had a 12 percent lower breast cancer risk.

Patient Story

‘When she’s happy, I’m happy’

When a mom can’t be home for her daughter’s birthday, caregivers on the bone marrow transplant unit help them celebrate with a purple unicorn party.

More breast cancer genes identified

The key to catching it early is knowing your risks and taking screenings seriously.

Patient Story

‘Your whole life flashes before you…’

Megan Keller battled breast cancer with a child in her womb. These days, both are happy and healthy.

Patient Story

Falling into place

Breast cancer survivor Mary Rottier has joined forces with her therapy dogs to deliver a message of hope and healing.

Device might detect breast cancer-linked swelling sooner

A new technique gauges lymph flow by capturing thousands of points of measurements on the entire arm.

Breast cancer genes a real risk for men, too

If a male has a BRCA mutation, their risk increases 100-fold.

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