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.
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Research published today highlights a new option for preserving fertility for breast cancer survivors.
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Women often don’t realize they can improve the quality of their mammography results by doing a few simple, critical things.
Breast-conserving surgery comes with a question: How much healthy tissue should we remove? A new guideline helps simplify the answer for patients and doctors.
A mammogram can find cancer early. But this test has some limitations that can require further testing, especially for women with dense breast tissue. Find out how breast density figures into breast cancer screening.
There is a lot of misinformation floating around about breast cancer. It’s easy to be confused about this disease. Ask your questions in our post or use the hashtag #KnowPink on Twitter or Facebook. Join the conversation and get answers.
Attention women! You have the power to reduce your risk of breast cancer. This reader-friendly guide gives you an overview on screenings, breast self-exams and more.