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Small risk of breast cancer seen with hormone contraceptives
Modern low-dose birth control pills, available since the 1990s, have fewer side effects than the earliest oral contraceptives
Despite decades of cancer treatment progress, black and white survival rates remain different: CDC
Despite years of improvements in cancer care, the disease still disproportionately kills black people, according to three sobering new reports from a study funded by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC's findings on ovarian, breast and colon cancer survival, published in the
Meet the inspirational cancer patients and survivors who are rowing toward recovery
The Recovery on Water group helps breast cancer patients and survivors improve their strength through rowing and fosters a community for women struggling with the disease.
Harry Connick Jr. and his wife Jill Goodacre reveal her breast cancer battle
Harry Connick Jr. and his wife, Jill Goodacre, revealed to People magazine that she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2012. Goodacre explained to the magazine that after a routine mammogram and sonogram, she was diagnosed with stage 1 invasive ductal carcinoma. Her treatment included a
What to know about the new affordable at-home BRCA genetic mutation test
A new genetic testing kit that hits the market today is the most affordable, and arguably one of the simplest, ways for women to find out if they have an increased risk of developing breast cancer . Here is what women should know about BRCA gene mutation testing, including how it works, who should
What to know about the new affordable BRCA gene test
Here is what women should know about the newly-launched, user-friendly, at-home, BRCA genetic mutation test.
Charities, nonprofits pull events from Mar-a-Lago amid Charlottesville controversy
A number of high-profile charitable organizations have canceled planned fundraising events and galas at President Trump 's Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach, Florida, amid growing backlash to the president's response to the deadly violence that broke out in Charlottesville. As of Wednesday, 21
Johnson and Johnson ordered to pay $417M to one woman over cancer claims
The pharmaceutical and consumer giant was ordered to pay $417 million to Eva Echeverria, 63, who claimed she developed ovarian cancer after using the company's baby powder since she was 11 years old.
Deadly earthquake rattles Italian resort island
Plus, California jury awards $417 million to a woman who claims she developed ovarian cancer after using Johnson and Johnson talc-based products; Big Ben falls silent until 2021.
Angelina Jolie speaks out about her health battle and being a single mom
The actress opened up about her battle with Bell's palsy and life after her divorce from Brad Pitt in an interview with Vanity Fair.