After breast cancer surgery, many women are caught off guard by a lack of sensation in their breast(s) and other affected areas. Find out how to deal with this unexpected side effect.
During breast cancer treatment, it’s common to wrestle with fatigue. You know you should exercise, but how do you start when you are tired all the time? Get some fatigue-busting advice from a physical therapist who works with breast cancer patients each day.
Discover the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our Short Answer series. Breast specialist Holly Pederson, MD, answers this one.
Hair loss is one of the top concerns for women undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer. But a new, special device may help some women keep their hair, early results of a new study say.
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New recommendations released last year by the American Cancer Society advise most women to get fewer mammograms, not more. What’s going on here?
Men can carry BRCA1/2 mutations too, and they increase a man’s risk for developing prostate cancer, melanoma, pancreatic and testicular cancer — as well as breast cancer (though very rare in men).
It also impacts their daughters’ genetic outlook because fathers pass down the BRCA genetic mutation in the same way as mothers do.
Being diagnosed with cancer or any major illness is overwhelming and confusing. Here are seven questions to ask your oncologist so you can understand your stage, prognosis and treatment options.
Some believe this pre-cancer, or stage zero cancer, should be treated conservatively while others believe that standard cancer treatment, including breast-conserving surgery, is best.
It makes sense to know the risk factors that you can control — and then avoid or eliminate them entirely to lower your risk of developing certain cancers. Here is our collection of advice to help you know more about your risk of developing breast, bladder, colon or skin cancers.
If you have just been diagnosed with breast cancer, you may not realize how regular exercise can make you stronger in the fight. Find out what you need to know.