4 Things That Pain in Your Left Boob Might Mean

From nothing to something, random pain in your left breast can mean several things. Learn about four of the most common causes.

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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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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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Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Roughly 155,00 women in the U.S. are living with metastatic breast cancer. Here's what you need to know.

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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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Aesthetic Breast Procedures

Today, a range of cosmetic (aesthetic) surgery options make it possible to create a breast shape and size that better matches our body's frame or our personal preference.

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Breast Reconstruction

Women may choose to undergo breast reconstructive surgery after removal of their breasts due to breast cancer. There are two main options: breast implants, using silicone shells filled with silicone gel or saline, or autologous reconstruction, using your fat and tissue to shape a new breast.

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