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Search Treatment Options for Cancer

If you have cancer, search available clinical trials with HealthyWomen's free and confidential Clinical Trial Navigation Service.

Breast Symptoms at Mammogram May Raise Future Cancer Risk
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Breast Symptoms at Mammogram May Raise Future Cancer Risk

Women with breast symptoms at a regular cancer screening are more likely to develop breast cancer before their next screening, a new study finds.

Heavier Women May Need Mammograms More Often
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Heavier Women May Need Mammograms More Often

Women who are overweight or obese may need to be screened for breast cancer more frequently, new Swedish research suggests.

Future Breast Cancer Care May Use Artificial Intelligence
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Future Breast Cancer Care May Use Artificial Intelligence

Machines armed with artificial intelligence may one day help doctors better identify high-risk breast lesions that might turn into cancer, new research suggests.

Double Mastectomy May Mean a Hit to the Paycheck
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Double Mastectomy May Mean a Hit to the Paycheck

Working women who choose an aggressive treatment for breast cancer are likely to miss a significant amount of time before returning to the job.

Too Few Women With Breast Cancer Get Genetic Testing
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Too Few Women With Breast Cancer Get Genetic Testing

Nearly half of newly diagnosed breast cancer patients who should have genetic testing don't receive it, a new study finds.

Diabetes May Be Driving High Rates of Breast Cancer in Black Women
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Diabetes May Be Driving High Rates of Breast Cancer in Black Women

Type 2 diabetes may increase the risk for an aggressive type of breast cancer among black women in the United States, a new study finds.

Breast Cancer Screenings Still Critical for Early Detection
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Breast Cancer Screenings Still Critical for Early Detection

Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among women in the United States, and routine screenings remain the most reliable way to detect the disease early, a breast cancer expert says.

Why Your Breast Cancer Might Be Missed
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Why Your Breast Cancer Might Be Missed

For most women, mammograms are the appropriate screening method, but for women with dense breasts, other types of screening may find breast cancer sooner. 


Birth Control Pill Tied to Slight Rise in Breast Cancer Risk
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Birth Control Pill Tied to Slight Rise in Breast Cancer Risk

Newer versions of the birth control pill carry a similar increased risk of breast cancer as earlier ones that were abandoned in the 1990s, a new study reveals.

Risk of Breast Cancer's Return Can Linger for Decades
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Risk of Breast Cancer's Return Can Linger for Decades

Women treated for early stage breast cancer still face a substantial risk of recurrence up to 20 years later, a large, new study shows.

When Should I Get a Mammogram? The Answer and More
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When Should I Get a Mammogram? The Answer and More

From timing to type, mammograms have many women scratching their heads. Get all the details.

Breast Cancer's Decline May Have Saved 322,000 Lives
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Breast Cancer's Decline May Have Saved 322,000 Lives

There's a link between obesity and 40 percent of all the cancers diagnosed in the United States, health officials reported Tuesday.

When Should I Get a Mammogram? The Answer and More
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When Should I Get a Mammogram? The Answer and More

From timing to type, mammograms have many women scratching their heads. Get all the details.

Why Your Breast Cancer Might Be Missed
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Why Your Breast Cancer Might Be Missed

For most women, mammograms are the appropriate screening method, but for women with dense breasts, other types of screening may find breast cancer sooner.