After a Breast Cancer Diagnosis, Strap In for a Roller-Coaster Ride of Emotions

Experts share how to cope with these intense and scary — but totally normal — feelings

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Breast Cancer Is the Leading Cause of Cancer Death in Latina Women: The Healthcare System Could Change That

Awareness matters — but we need far more involved efforts to make a difference

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Covid-19 Vaccines and False-Positive Mammograms: When Should You Get Screened?

It's common for women to report swollen lymph nodes as a side effect of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines

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Hormones and Breast Cancer Risk: What’s the Connection?

How hormonal changes affect your breast cancer risk

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Fast Facts: What You Need to Know About Genetics and Breast Cancer Risk

Your genes can play a role in your risk for breast cancer. Here's what you need to know.

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Breast Cancer, Mama Mode and Me

My journey with breast cancer helped me learn how to let go of control and accept help from others

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Like Human Friends, Dogs Benefit Our Physical and Mental Health

Turns out all those long walks and belly rubs are a treat for us, too

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With a Little Help from Our Friends

In honor of National Girlfriends Day, here's a look into how our friendships enrich our lives

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25-Year-Long Study of Black Women Links Frequent Use of Lye-Based Hair Relaxers to a Higher Risk of Breast Cancer

The elevated risk for the heaviest users of lye-based hair products – which included about 20% of study participants – is concerning

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Breast Cancer: Hormone Receptors & Triple Negative Breast Cancers

Knowing your breast cancer subtype is important for understanding your treatment options

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Metastatic Breast Cancer Treatment Was Destroying My Spirit — Until I Tapped Into My Colombian Roots and Alternative Medicine

When my breast cancer spread to my bones, I realized it was time for a more holistic approach. Now I'm living my best life ever.

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Your Guide to Breast Health

From the experts at HealthyWomen, this new one-stop hub will help you understand your breasts from the inside out, offering up-to-date information on all aspects of breast health

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Metastatic Breast Cancer

Also known as "stage 4 breast cancer," metastatic breast cancer is not curable, but it is treatable, and new targeted therapies continue to slow progress of the disease and help women live longer.

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Finding Hope in the Face of Incurable Breast Cancer

New treatments have turned a deadly condition into one you can live with

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Chronic Pain Drove Me to Despair, but Cancer Taught Me to Heal

After 38 years living with pain, I've become passionate about the pain-cancer connection.

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