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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.

What I'd Tell My Young Self Facing Breast Cancer
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What I'd Tell My Young Self Facing Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is scary at any age, but especially to a young woman. Writer Sheryl Kraft shares the advice she would give her younger self facing breast cancer if she could go back in time.

Lose Excess Pounds, Lower Breast Cancer Risk?
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Lose Excess Pounds, Lower Breast Cancer Risk?

If you need another reason to drop unwanted weight, here it is.

Could an Early Supper Lower Breast, Prostate Cancer Risk?
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Could an Early Supper Lower Breast, Prostate Cancer Risk?

Having a late dinner and heading straight to bed may boost your risk of breast or prostate cancer, a new study suggests.

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.

Share Your Best Thriver Pose to Support #MoreforMBC
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Share Your Best Thriver Pose to Support #MoreforMBC

Thriver pose campaign aims to raise awareness and support for women living with metastatic breast cancer, so post your thriver pose with #MoreforMBC.

What Every Woman Needs to Know About Breast Cancer
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What Every Woman Needs to Know About Breast Cancer

Mammogram recommendations vary, but it's important for you to know about breast cancer and ask for screenings that seem best for you and your risk factors.

Gene Test May Allow Many With Early Breast Cancer to Avoid Chemo
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Gene Test May Allow Many With Early Breast Cancer to Avoid Chemo

A majority of women with an early form of a common breast cancer may be able to skip chemotherapy, depending on the results of a comprehensive gene test.

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.

All About Triple Negative Breast Cancer
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All About Triple Negative Breast Cancer

Triple negative breast cancer, which is a hormone-receptor-negative cancer, tends to be more aggressive and more difficult to treat than other types of breast cancer, but much research is continuing.

How to Tell if You Have Dense Breasts
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How to Tell if You Have Dense Breasts

You know if your breasts are big. You know if they're small. But do you know if they're dense? It's important to know and to discuss it with your health care professional.

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.

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.