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June 6, 2024 at 8:21 PM

Olivia Munn opens up about cancer battle

Actress Olivia Munn opens up to ABC News’ Michael Strahan about the private battle she has been fighting after an unexpected breast cancer diagnosis.
June 6, 2024 at 8:21 PM
VIDEO: Olivia Munn opens up about cancer battle
June 4, 2024 at 3:27 PM

Could a blood test predict breast cancer relapse?

We take a look at a promising new blood test from Personalis that could potentially predict a patient’s chances for relapse after their initial breast cancer treatment.
June 4, 2024 at 3:27 PM
VIDEO: Could a blood test predict breast cancer relapse?
May 30, 2024 at 5:20 PM

'Dance Moms' alum Kelly Hyland opens up on breast cancer diagnosis

"Dance Moms" alum Kelly Hyland opened up about her breast cancer diagnosis and battle in a recent interview.
May 30, 2024 at 5:20 PM
"Dance Moms" alumni  Kelly Hyland has been diagnosed with breast cancer.
1 month ago

Most younger women who want kids after breast cancer are successful, data shows

Most younger women who were diagnosed with breast cancer were successful in getting pregnant, according to a new study.
1 month ago
Among younger women with breast cancer, new research suggests it may be possible for many to have a baby after their diagnosis, thanks to advances in breast cancer care.
1 month ago

Olivia Munn puts spotlight on breast cancer risk assessment: What to know

The actress opened up about a nearly year-long private battle with breast cancer.
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Olivia Munn attends the Vanity Fair Oscars Party at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, March 10, 2024, in Beverly Hills, Calif.
1 month ago

Actress Olivia Munn opens up about her breast cancer battle

Last month, Olivia Munn announced her diagnosis of stage 1 aggressive Luminal B breast cancer in both breasts, sharibng her experience on social media to raise awareness for in-depth cancer screening.
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VIDEO:  Actress Olivia Munn opens up about her breast cancer battle
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Olivia Munn speaks about cancer, fertility issues in 1st TV interview since surgeries

Olivia Munn opens up about breast cancer and fertility issues in 1st TV interview since revealing her most recent surgeries as part of her breast cancer journey.
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Olivia Munn appears on “Good Morning America” May 16, 2024.
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Major disparities exist in women of color's access to breast cancer care: Report

Black women are at a 40% higher risk of dying from breast cancer, the report found.
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In this undated stock photo, a woman is seen gettin a mammogram.
1 month ago

Olivia Munn reveals she had a hysterectomy after breast cancer diagnosis

The 43-year-old actress also underwent a double mastectomy after her diagnosis.
1 month ago
Olivia Munn attends the 2024 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 10, 2024 in Beverly Hills, Calif.
2 months ago

Breast cancer screening guidelines change recommended age to 40

ABC News’ Dr. Jen Ashton talks about the drop in screening age and what women should know.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Breast cancer screening guidelines change recommended age to 40
2 months ago

Breast cancer screenings to start at 40 for average-risk women, guidelines say

The new guidance comes on the heels of mounting evidence showing higher rates of breast cancer among women in their 40s.
2 months ago
A woman undergoing a mammography screening procedure and a screen showing the mammogram scans of dense breast tissues.
2 months ago

Olivia Munn on how John Mulaney, son Malcolm support her amid cancer battle

Olivia Munn opened up about how boyfriend John Mulaney and their son Malcolm have supported her amid her cancer battle.
2 months ago
John Mulaney and Olivia Munn attend the 96th Annual Academy Awards in Hollywood, CA, March 10, 2024.
2 months ago

Olivia Munn opens up about breast cancer journey

The actress shared details about her yearlong battle in a new interview with People magazine, saying "it was a lot tougher" than she expected.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Olivia Munn opens up about breast cancer journey
2 months ago

One-third of socially vulnerable women missing recommended mammogram, CDC warns

A new CDC report published on Tuesday found that about one-third of socially vulnerable women were not receiving recommended mammograms.
2 months ago
Radiology center, France, radiologist looks at the results of mammograms.
2 months ago

Advantages of altered breast cancer treatment sequence, study shows

A new study has shown that altering the treatment for breast cancer patients may lower the need for multiple surgeries.
2 months ago
In this undated stock photo, a doctor performs a mammogram on a patient.
3 months ago

New hope for breast cancer patients unable to get surgery

ABC News' Dr. Darien Sutton breaks down promising new breast cancer research from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center about using ice to shrink tumors in breast cancer patients.
3 months ago
VIDEO: New hope for breast cancer patients unable to get surgery
3 months ago

Hannah Storm opens up about breast cancer diagnosis

The co-anchor of "SportsCenter," who is now cancer-free, revealed publicly for the first time that she was diagnosed with breast cancer in January.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Hannah Storm opens up about breast cancer diagnosis
3 months ago

Nicole Eggert shaves head 2 months after revealing breast cancer diagnosis

Former "Baywatch" star Nicole Eggert debuted her new look as she continues to share her cancer journey on social media.
3 months ago
In this April 16, 2022 file photo, Nicole Eggert attends The Hollywood Show held at Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport in Burbank, Calif.
3 months ago

Olivia Munn’s cancer diagnosis and what younger women should know

Dr. Jen Ashton breaks down the GAIL Model, which Munn credited in part with saving her life.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Olivia Munn’s cancer diagnosis and what younger women should know
3 months ago

Olivia Munn reveals breast cancer diagnosis

The actress shared her yearlong private battle with breast cancer, revealing she underwent four surgeries, including a double mastectomy, since her diagnosis.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Olivia Munn reveals breast cancer diagnosis
3 months ago

Olivia Munn shares breast cancer diagnosis, reveals she had double mastectomy

Oliva Munn revealed her breast cancer diagnosis and that she has undergone four surgeries, including a double mastectomy.
3 months ago
US actress Olivia Munn arrives for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 14th Annual Governors Awards at the Ray Dolby Ballroom in Los Angeles on Jan. 9, 2024.
4 months ago

New breast cancer tool could lead to fewer false positives, study shows

Early detection of breast cancer is critical for overall survival rates. A new breast imaging technology shows promising preliminary results in detecting breast cancer. Dr. Jen Ashton explains.
4 months ago
VIDEO: New breast cancer tool could lead to fewer false positives, study shows
5 months ago

Breast cancer deaths down 58% from 1975, study shows

A simulation-based study reports a 58% reduction in breast cancer deaths from 1975 to 2019. ABC News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jen Ashton explains why.
5 months ago
VIDEO: Breast cancer deaths down 58% from 1975, study shows
5 months ago

Nicole Eggert discusses breast cancer diagnosis

The "Baywatch" and "Charles in Charge" star opened up to People magazine about why she initially brushed off her symptoms.
5 months ago
VIDEO: Nicole Eggert discusses breast cancer diagnosis
5 months ago

Former 'Baywatch' star reveals breast cancer diagnosis

Former 'Baywatch' star Nicole Eggert, 51, said she gained 25 pounds and had "terrible pain" prior to her breast cancer diagnosis.
5 months ago
In this July 9, 2014, file photo, actress Nicole Eggert speaks at an event in Beverly Hills, Calif.
6 months ago

Breast cancer vaccine now in early clinical trials: What to know

The vaccine could be available in five years if studies go well.
6 months ago
A woman is seen getting a vaccine in a medical unit.
6 months ago

New study on breast cancer vaccine

ABC News’ Dr. Jennifer Ashton explains a new breast cancer trial out of the Cleveland Clinic that shows promising phase one results.
6 months ago
VIDEO: New study on breast cancer vaccine
6 months ago

Shannen Doherty opens up about cancer battle

The "Beverly Hills, 90210" star discusses her journey with stage 4 breast cancer and her new podcast.
6 months ago
VIDEO: Shannen Doherty opens up about cancer battle
7 months ago

Shannen Doherty gives update on stage 4 cancer: 'I'm not done with living'

Shannen Doherty recently shared an update on her stage 4 breast cancer, saying she isn't giving up the fight.
7 months ago
Shannen Doherty attends a "BH90210" press conference, Aug. 8, 2019, in Beverly Hills, Calif.
8 months ago

Gifts that give back in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

GMA Lifestyle contributor Lori Bergamotto showcases products that give back to an amazing cause.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Gifts that give back in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month
8 months ago

How one breast cancer survivor gives back by supporting women in treatment

Paula Flory founded Move Over Breast Cancer, which provides free, non-clinical support to breast cancer patients, after being diagnosed with stage three breast cancer in 2011.
8 months ago
VIDEO: How one breast cancer survivor gives back by supporting women in treatment
8 months ago

How social media help breast cancer survivors

Women have formed a sisterhood to discuss treatment and are thriving after battling the disease.
8 months ago
VIDEO: How social media help breast cancer survivors
8 months ago

Thousands of men diagnosed with breast cancer each year

For Men's Breast Cancer Awareness Week, two men open up about their journey after receiving their diagnosis.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Thousands of men diagnosed with breast cancer each year
8 months ago

What you need to know about male breast cancer

Dr. Elizabeth Comen, an oncologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses what men need to know about breast cancer.
8 months ago
VIDEO: What you need to know about male breast cancer
8 months ago

How 1 woman found her purpose after breast cancer diagnosis

Sally Joy Wolf was diagnosed with early stage 2 breast cancer at 40, which later spread to her hip.
8 months ago
VIDEO: How 1 woman found her purpose after breast cancer diagnosis
8 months ago

Detecting breast cancer when lumps aren't present

ABC News' Erielle Reshef breaks down how to find breast cancers that are not always easily identifiable.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Detecting breast cancer when lumps aren't present
8 months ago

What you need to know about mammograms

Dr. Elizabeth Comen, oncologist as Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, talks through what to expect at a first mammogram.
8 months ago
VIDEO: What you need to know about mammograms
8 months ago

Country star details breast cancer screenings because of genetic risks

Country star Mackenzie Porter and ABC News contributor Dr. Alok Patel talk about the importance of getting early screening for breast cancer with genetic risks.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Country star details breast cancer screenings because of genetic risks
9 months ago

Broadway actress opens up about breast cancer journey

Broadway actress Sarrah Strimel Bentley opens up about her journey of battling breast cancer, and teams up with sponsor Eli Lilly and Company.
9 months ago
VIDEO: Broadway actress opens up about breast cancer journey
9 months ago

The financial burden of breast cancer

While the physical toll of cancer is apparent, “GMA” examines the less-obvious financial toll of the disease.
9 months ago
VIDEO: The financial burden of breast cancer
9 months ago

Woman diagnosed with breast cancer at 34 credits clinical trial with saving her life

Kate Korson was diagnosed with stage 3, triple-negative breast cancer.
9 months ago
Kate Korson gives a thumbs up while undergoing treatment for stage 3, triple-negative breast cancer.
9 months ago

What you need to know about breast cancer awareness

October is breast cancer awareness month and Dr. Darien Sutton shares what you need to know about prevention, treatment, and how you can help.
9 months ago
VIDEO: What you need to know about breast cancer awareness
9 months ago

2 women build friendship after being diagnosed with breast cancer in their 30s

Markeeta Morrow and Lauren Dages found each other during treatment of triple-negative breast cancer and are encouraging others to do self-exams and get screened early.
9 months ago
VIDEO: 2 women build friendship after being diagnosed with breast cancer in their 30s
9 months ago

'GMA' surprises breast cancer survivor

Kate Korson was diagnosed with an incredibly rare form of breast cancer just before she turned 34 and now works to raise awareness about getting screened early.
9 months ago
VIDEO: 'GMA' surprises breast cancer survivor
9 months ago

Breast cancer survivor surprised with playoff baseball tickets

Kate Korson's friends and family will attend the Phillies playoff game this week.
9 months ago
VIDEO: Breast cancer survivor surprised with playoff baseball tickets
9 months ago

Confronting fertility through breast cancer

One woman shares her story of turning to surrogacy after her breast cancer diagnosis and awaiting the birth of her child.
9 months ago
VIDEO: Confronting fertility through breast cancer
9 months ago

A look at advancements in breast cancer research

Dr. Ami Shah and Dr. Erica Stringer-Reasor discuss the state of the battle against breast cancer, including the importance of getting screened, racial disparities and new treatment options.
9 months ago
VIDEO: A look at advancements in breast cancer research
9 months ago

Couple expecting baby with help of surrogate after breast cancer diagnosis

Sarrah Strimel Bentley opens up about getting diagnosed with breast cancer and how it impacted her fertility and dreams of starting a family.
9 months ago
Sarrah Strimel Bentley and James Bentley are expecting a baby with the help of their surrogate Whitney.
9 months ago

New study breaks down breast cancer rates by county

Researchers found that there were fewer deaths in areas with higher mammogram screenings and obesity levels were linked to more deaths.
9 months ago
VIDEO: New study breaks down breast cancer rates by county
1 year ago

New UK study finds women diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer are living longer

The study found women are 66% less likely to die from breast cancer than they were 20 years ago.
1 year ago
A woman wears breast cancer awareness ribbon in this undated file photo.