breast cancer

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Breast Health Glossary of Terms

Understanding your breasts and how to keep them healthy requires knowing the language.

Hannah Keels

Asking for Support Helps Me Heal

Learning how to give family and friends actionable tasks has been an essential part of my journey with stage 4 metastatic breast cancer

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Do You Know Someone Who Has Cancer? Here’s How You Can Help.

Check out these resources, including a helpful program that brings family, friends and caregivers together through meal-giving

Advanced Breast Cancer Support Group Finder

Advanced Breast Cancer Support Group Finder

These support groups and resources can help connect people affected by advanced breast cancer

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Biopsies Confirm a Breast Cancer Diagnosis After an Abnormal Mammogram – but Structural Racism May Lead to Lengthy Delays

Black patients are more likely than other racial and ethnic groups to have a biopsy delay of 90 days or more after an abnormal mammogram

Jaclyn Smith

15 Minutes With: Jaclyn Smith Talks to HealthyWoman on the 20th Anniversary of Her Breast Cancer Diagnosis

The Charlie’s Angels star credits her friends with getting her through her treatment

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Where Metastatic Breast Cancer Can Spread in the Body

The most common sites for metastatic breast cancer include the bones, lungs, liver, brain and spinal cord

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Ask the Expert About Advanced Breast Cancer

Watch these videos with professor of breast cancer surgery Lillie Shockney to learn about advanced breast cancer treatment teams, shared decision-making and life goals after treatment

Monique Denise

My Life Really Began When I Got My Breast Cancer Diagnosis

I’m living with stage 4 cancer, and I’m determined to live my life to the fullest

Understanding Advanced Breast Cancer Treatment

Understanding Advanced Breast Cancer Treatment

When it comes to treating advanced breast cancer, no two treatment plans are alike

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