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Worried young afro american woman patient touching chest, explaining symptoms and complaining about heartache to female doctor in blue uniform while visiting clinic office

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

Do You Have Dense Breasts?

Do You Have Dense Breasts?

If so, it's time to talk about your overall breast cancer risk and get screened appropriately

New Hope for Incurable Breast Cancers

New Hope for Incurable Breast Cancers

An incurable cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming, but new treatments are enabling women to live longer

What You Need to Know About Menopause and Breast Cancer

What You Need to Know About Menopause and Breast Cancer

Menopause doesn't cause breast cancer, but the risk increases with age. Here's how to improve your odds.

Finding Support to Get Through Metastatic Breast Cancer

Finding Support to Get Through Metastatic Breast Cancer

Working with horses helped me cope with my life-changing diagnosis

The Breast Cancer Burden for Black Women

The Breast Cancer Burden for Black Women

Black women are less likely to develop breast cancer but face a higher risk of early occurrence and death. Here's how to improve the odds.

Understand Your Density; Control Your Destiny. Take This Quiz to Find Out If You Have Dense Breasts

Understand Your Density; Control Your Destiny. Take This Quiz

Nearly half of all women age 40 and older who get mammograms are found to have dense breasts. Are you one of them?

Do You Have Dense Breasts? Knowing Your Status Could Make a Difference in Your  Breast Cancer Screening

Do You Have Dense Breasts? Knowing Your Status Could Make a Difference in Your Breast Cancer Screening

Dense breast tissue can make it more difficult to detect breast cancer. It's your right to know your status

These Sisters Share Everything—Except the BRCA2 Gene Mutation

Sisters Jenny Wikoff, 39, and Julie Buchanan, 37, have done everything together since their childhood in New Jersey. But three years ago, their paths diverged when Jenny tested positive for the BRCA2 gene mutation.

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