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Jolie's Doctor Says Her Story Raises Awareness, Saves Lives
Angelina Jolie raised global awareness of breast cancer, genetic testing and pre-emptive medical procedures when she revealed her decision to have a double mastectomy five months ago. Now her surgeon says that by going public with her ordeal, the actress has saved lives. Breast Cancer Tweet Chat
22 Ways to Help a Friend With Breast Cancer
Whether your friend or family member is newly diagnosed or in the midst of treatment, she's unlikely to be wowed by vague offers or having to do your thinking for you. She has enough on her mind; she has cancer. She may not want that tuna casserole or to hear about what treatment your Aunt Phyllis
Walking May Cut Breast Cancer Risk
You can't change your genes or your family history, both known risk factors for breast cancer . But a new study suggests that walking for an hour a day could cut your risk by 14 percent. The study, published today in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention, followed more than
Breast Cancer Breakdown: Risk Factors
One in eight American women will be diagnosed with breast cancer, but some have a higher risk than others. Certain risk factors, like age and family history, can't be changed. But others, like body weight and physical activity, are modifiable. ABC News is going pink for breast cancer awareness.
5 New Rules of Cancer
"Cancer" is one of the most terrifying words in the English language. Fortunately, as screening, diagnosis and treatment improve, there's a greater chance of surviving the disease than ever before. Click through to see how ideas and attitudes about cancer have evolved. New Rules of Cancer Tweet
Jolie's Double Mastectomy Not Always A Lifesaver
Rachel Joy Horn's breasts were ticking time bombs . She lost trust in her body and no longer felt comfortable in her own skin. This is how she felt, she said, when her doctor broke the news to her that she'd tested positive for a gene mutation that put her in the high risk category for developing
Ann Romney Makes Strides For Breast Cancer
Ann Romney will literally be taking large strides toward defeating breast cancer on Saturday morning, when she’ll walk in the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5k in Orlando, Fla. A representative of the American Cancer Society has confirmed to ABC News that...
Breast Cancer Patients Opting for Lumpectomy or Partial Mastectomy Might Need 2nd Surgery, Says Study
Partial breast removal surgery to treat cancer is not likely to be a one-time operation, according to many breast cancer experts and a study released Thursday. One in five women who opt for partial breast removal, or breast-conserving surgery, may need a second operation to remove more breast
Ann Romney Says Breast Cancer and MS Diagnoses Made Her "More Understanding of Others"
Ann Romney spoke openly and at length about her breast cancer diagnosis Thursday, saying catching the disease at “stage zero” through early detection is what prevented her from having chemotherapy, although she did need to have radiation. “I had ductal carcinoma, which is DCIS,” Romney...
Ultrasounds, MRIs to Detect More Breast Cancer, Says Study
Here's one more study to add to the breast cancer screening debate: Annual mammogram screenings, combined with ultrasounds and MRIs, significantly increase the detection of cancer in women who had an elevated risk of breast cancer, new research has found. Scientists at the University of Pittsburgh