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breast cancer

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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‘This was a big wake-up call for me’

Michelle Jones stared down her mortality when diagnosed with breast cancer. Now, she looks toward the present—and the future.

Patient Story

‘Scared to death’

The medicine that saved Martha McMurry’s life also damaged her heart. Today she’s cancer-free, and her heart is on the rebound.

Patient Story

Pampered with a purpose

Even though she lost her hair to treatments, Ruth Hourani learned to feel beautiful again thanks to Beautiful You, a free program for women battling cancer.

Doctors: Don’t fear breast radiation therapy

Most women who undergo this type of cancer treatment agree that greater knowledge makes it less scary.

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‘Loretta, no cancer’

After three cancer scares, Loretta Staskey finds solace in the kindness of her doctor and those she encourages with inspirational notes.

Screening, treatment cut breast cancer deaths in half

Mammography is an important contributor to the reduction in breast cancer mortality.

FDA approves first drug for tumors tied to breast cancer genes

FDA focuses on developing drugs that target the underlying genetic causes of cancer.

BRCA awareness surges

Celebrities and media have likely played a role in boosting awareness about genetic testing for abnormal breast cancer genes.

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One mom, one son, two cancers

Elizabeth and Grant Pratt battle cancer, together, as a family.