New research shows that when patients with breast cancer received radiation therapy to their lymph nodes, cancer did not recur in the original site or spread to other parts of the body.
Next time you have a mammogram, ask for your density. Dense breast tissue can make tumors more difficult to spot and may be associated with increased cancer risk.
Three-hundred minutes of exercise per week to reduce body fat could decrease the risk of breast cancer for postmenopausal women, a new study finds.
Do self breast exams work? What if you always feel lumps? Learn how to do a breast exam that is effective, simple to remember and empowering.
More women over 40 are opting to have breast augmentation surgery. A surgeon discusses reasons for the trend and special concerns for this age group.
If you’re undergoing treatment for cancer, you may have special needs where sleeping is concerned. Get back to sleep with expert advice from Nurse Practitioner Jamie Schwachter, BSN, MSN, NP-C
Hands down, a mother's breast milk is the best food for baby. Now a new study shows that there may be another solid reason to strongly consider breastfeeding your child: protection against childhood leukemia.
Young women with breast cancer have unique concerns: a complex, often inherited disease, issues of infertility and body image, and impact on family life, relationships and career. Here’s what to look for when seeking care.
The decision to have your ovaries and fallopian tubes removed does not come easily. But if you face an alarmingly high genetic risk of ovarian cancer, sometimes this preventive surgery is the right option.