Actress and singer Rita Wilson announced on Tuesday that she had a double mastectomy after being diagnosed with breast cancer.
For the first time, lung cancer has passed breast cancer as the leading cause of cancer deaths for women in rich countries.
It’s long been known that faulty BRCA genes greatly raise the risk for breast cancer. Now scientists say a more recently identified, less common gene can do the same.
Dr. Meyer says up to sixty percent of patients undergoing treatment for all types of cancers can develop chemo brain to some degree.
According to a new study, young women who eat less red meat may have a lower risk of developing breast cancer later in life.
Doctors may have found a way to help young breast cancer patients avoid infertility caused by chemotherapy. Giving a drug to shut down the ovaries temporarily seems to boost the odds they will work after treatment ends, and it might even improve survival, a study found.
A new study says obesity can have a negative effect on young breast cancer patients.
The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from a Pennsylvania school district that wants to prevent students from wearing “I (heart) Boobies!” bracelets to promote breast cancer awareness among young people.
A Canadian study that many experts say has major flaws has revived debate about the value of mammograms.
According to a new study, Angelina Jolie’s preventive double mastectomy did not improve the understanding of the risk of breast cancer.