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June 4, 2021, 7:56 PM

Pill shows promise in treating aggressive form of breast cancer

A pill for breast cancer can prevent recurrence, symptoms, and death in a specific group of women, a new study finds.
June 4, 2021, 7:56 PM
Pill shows promise in treating aggressive form of breast cancer
June 4, 2021, 1:00 PM

Drug shows promise in treating aggressive form of breast cancer

Lynparza was found to help patients with harmful mutations live longer without disease after their cancers had been treated with standard surgery and chemotherapy.
June 4, 2021, 1:00 PM
Drug shows promise in treating aggressive form of breast cancer
1 month ago

How often should I have a mammogram?

Dr. Jen Ashton answers viewers’ questions about health and the COVID-19 vaccines.
1 month ago
How often should I have a mammogram?
2 months ago

Julia Louis-Dreyfus opens up about beating cancer

"I'm really good, I'm not just saying that," she said.
2 months ago
Julia Louis-Dreyfus opens up about beating cancer
8 months ago

Breast cancer on TV: A history of the disease's depiction throughout the years

A brief history of how breast cancer has been depicted on TV throughout the years in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month's 35th anniversary.
8 months ago
Breast cancer on TV: A history of the disease's depiction throughout the years
8 months ago

Sheryl Crow urges women to take breast cancer screening seriously amid COVID-19 pandemic

"Now I'm almost 15 years out and I'm leading a very healthy and happy and normal life because I was diagnosed at such an early stage," she said about breast cancer.
8 months ago
Sheryl Crow urges women to get mammograms amid COVID-19 pandemic
8 months ago

Women diagnosed with breast cancer amid COVID-19 stress importance of mammograms

Jennifer Gordon, Tanisha Worthy and Jennifer Grannis explain the importance of getting your annual mammogram despite the ongoing pandemic on "The View" Oct. 22, 2020.
8 months ago
Women diagnosed with breast cancer amid COVID-19 stress importance of mammograms
8 months ago

Dolly Parton teams up with other artists for song to support fight to end breast cancer

Dolly Parton, Sara Evans and other female artists collaborated on "PINK," a song supporting the fight to end breast cancer.
8 months ago
Dolly Parton leads artists for song to support fight to end breast cancer
8 months ago

Facing breast cancer risk during a pandemic

ABC News’ Erielle Reshef reports on the breast cancer “pre-vivors” continuing their care during the COVID-19 pandemic.
8 months ago
Facing breast cancer risk during a pandemic
8 months ago

Identical twin sisters battle duplicate breast cancer diagnoses

Meagan McCallum and Courtney Werner were diagnosed just months apart.
8 months ago
Identical twin sisters battle duplicate breast cancer diagnoses
9 months ago

Stars of Lifetime urge women not to neglect their breast health

Kelly Rowland, Vanessa Lachey, Melissa Joan Hart, Ali Stroker and Carly Hughes joined together to share a very important message amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
9 months ago
Stars of Lifetime urge women not to neglect their breast health
9 months ago

‘GMA’ surprises breast cancer survivor Donna Hopkins

The sportscaster was diagnosed with cancer more than two decades ago and since then has put a spotlight on the disease by helping those affected by it in the Washington, D.C., area.
9 months ago
‘GMA’ surprises breast cancer survivor Donna Hopkins
9 months ago

‘GMA’ Deals and Steals to save money and support Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Tory Johnson has exclusive discounts for “GMA” viewers on a number of products to support breast cancer awareness.
9 months ago
‘GMA’ Deals and Steals to save money and support Breast Cancer Awareness Month
9 months ago

Dr. Kristi Funk shares lifestyle changes to help women fight breast cancer

The breast cancer surgeon and medical director of Pink Lotus Breast Center talks about the latest science on breast cancer and shares ways to support breast health amid COVID-19.
9 months ago
Dr. Kristi Funk shares lifestyle changes to help women fight breast cancer
9 months ago

Foods to support breast health

Rachel Beller, a registered dietician and author of “Eat to Lose, Eat to Win,” shares great foods to eat to be proactive with breast health.
9 months ago
Foods to support breast health
9 months ago

'Beverly Hills 90210' actress opens up about cancer during the pandemic

Shannen Doherty talked to Elle Magazine in her first interview since revealing her diagnosis on “GMA,” and opened up about living with cancer.
9 months ago
'Beverly Hills 90210' actress opens up about cancer during the pandemic
10 months ago

Meredith Vieira talks about finding your voice with metastatic breast cancer

FindYourMBCVoice.com is an informational website from "GMA" sponsor Pfizer for women suffering from metastatic breast cancer to learn more about the disease and how to cope.
10 months ago
Meredith Vieira talks about finding your voice with metastatic breast cancer
1 year ago

Lingerie shop focuses on giving back to breast cancer survivors

Small business Cherry Blossom Intimates is on a mission to help breast cancer survivors feel good about themselves and their bodies.
1 year ago
Lingerie shop focuses on giving back to breast cancer survivors
1 year ago
Shannen Doherty provides uplifting update about cancer diagnosis: 'I’m back at it'
1 year ago

Shannen Doherty talks coping amidst battle with stage 4 breast cancer

Shannen Doherty recently opened up about how she is managing after revealing earlier this month that she is battling stage 4 breast cancer.
1 year ago
Shannen Doherty talks coping amidst battle with stage 4 breast cancer
1 year ago

Shannen Doherty explains why she kept stage 4 breast cancer diagnosis a secret

"[People] look at you like you're, you know, dead man walking basically."
1 year ago
Shannen Doherty explains why she kept stage 4 breast cancer diagnosis a secret
1 year ago

Shannen Doherty shares she has stage 4 breast cancer: 'I'd rather people hear it from me'

"90210" actress Shannen Doherty reveals that she has stage 4 cancer to "GMA"
1 year ago
Shannen Doherty reveals stage 4 breast cancer diagnosis
1 year ago

Shannen Doherty explains why she waited to go public with cancer news

After she revealed her battle with stage four breast cancer the actress explained in an exclusive interview with ABC News why she waited so long to tell the world.
1 year ago
Shannen Doherty explains why she waited to go public with cancer news
1 year ago

AI-powered computer 'outperformed' experts in spotting breast cancer

An initial study using a Google artificial intelligence system suggests the computer predicts breast cancer in mammography scans more accurately than human experts and radiologists.
1 year ago
AI-powered computer 'outperformed' experts in spotting breast cancer
1 year ago

AI-powered computer 'outperformed' humans spotting breast cancer in mammograms: Study

A study using a Google artificial intelligence system suggests the computer predicts breast cancer in mammography scans more accurately that human experts.
1 year ago
AI 'outperformed' human experts in spotting breast cancer in mammograms: Study
1 year ago

Google helps fight breast cancer

Google has helped develop artificial intelligence that can detect breast cancer in mammograms.
1 year ago
Google helps fight breast cancer
2 years ago

Breast cancer risk from menopause hormones may last decades

Women who use certain types of hormones after menopause may still have an increased risk of developing breast cancer nearly two decades after they stop taking the pills
2 years ago
Menopause hormones causing breast cancer risks that may last decades
2 years ago

What to know about a new study linking permanent hair dye, hair straighteners to breast cancer

ABC News' Dr. Jennifer Ashton shares the big takeaways from the new research.
2 years ago
What to know about a new study linking permanent hair dye to breast cancer
2 years ago

Study links hair dye, straighteners to increased risk of breast cancer

The study showed that 46,000 women with a family history of cancer who used permanent hair dye or hair straightener were found to have an overall increased associated risk of breast cancer.
2 years ago
Study links hair dye, straighteners to increased risk of breast cancer
2 years ago

Closer look at new study linking hair dye and breast cancer risk

ABC News’ Dr. Jennifer Ashton breaks down the findings and what women who use hair dyes should know.
2 years ago
Closer look at new study linking hair dye and breast cancer risk
2 years ago

Mom of 6 says 'hardest thing' about breast cancer diagnosis was telling kids: 'I could see the fear in their eyes'

Breast cancer patient and mother of six Sarah Weimer opens up about her diagnosis and how she found the strength to fight back on "The View" Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019.
2 years ago
Mom of 6 says 'hardest thing' about breast cancer diagnosis was telling kids
2 years ago

FDA pushes for stronger warnings about breast implant risks, including cancer

The recommendations have now been put forward for a period of public review.
2 years ago
FDA pushes for stronger warnings about breast implant risks, including cancer
2 years ago

FDA calls for new warning for breast implants

U.S. health officials want women getting breast implants to receive stronger warnings and more details about the possible risks and complications.
2 years ago
FDA calls for new warning for breast implants
2 years ago

'Freak Shakes' are one bakery’s delicious tool to help a woman battling breast cancer

Bake’n Babes "Freak Shakes" are Lizzo-approved and social media-ready, and proceeds throughout October will help raise funds for a woman battling breast cancer.
2 years ago
'Freak Shakes’ are one bakery’s delicious tool to help a woman battling breast cancer
2 years ago

Pay it forward chain started by NICU nurses gives mom facing breast cancer breast milk for her daughter

Kata Carter was diagnosed with breast cancer when her youngest daughter was three-months-old.
2 years ago
Nurses donate breast milk to mom with breast cancer
2 years ago

Destiny's Child manager Mathew Knowles reveals battle with breast cancer

ABC News Chief Health and Medical Editor Dr. Jen Ashton explains how breast cancer diagnoses differ between men and women.
2 years ago
Destiny's Child manager Mathew Knowles reveals battle with breast cancer
2 years ago

Breast cancer disparities: Black women more likely than white women to die from breast cancer in the US

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Here’s what you need to know about breast cancer disparities. Why do they still exist? Black women are now 42 percent more likel
2 years ago
Breast cancer disparities: Why do black women have worse breast cancer outcomes?
2 years ago

Men with breast cancer more likely to be undertreated and not survive

Male breast cancer represents just a fraction of overall cases.
2 years ago
Men with breast cancer undertreated, understudied
2 years ago

How a failed breast cancer detection led to the #CheckYourself movement

Jana Geyer, who was diagnosed with breast cancer, is encouraging women to be their own health advocates.
2 years ago
How a failed breast cancer detection led to the #CheckYourself movement
2 years ago

‘GMA’ goes pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Dr. Kristi Funk, a breast cancer surgeon and author of the book “Breasts: The Owner’s Manual,” tells “GMA” about the latest findings in breast cancer research.
2 years ago
'GMA' goes pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
2 years ago

'House Hunters' host Suzanne Whang dies at 57

Whang was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2006 and in 2011.
2 years ago
'House Hunters' host Suzanne Whang dies at 57
2 years ago

Long periods of hormone replacement therapy increase breast cancer risk, study says

A new study in The Lancet provides new evidence suggesting that the longer women use hormone replacement therapy, the higher their risk of breast cancer.
2 years ago
Long periods of hormone replacement therapy increase breast cancer risk, study says
2 years ago

The risks of using only thermography for breast cancer screenings

Some practitioners say thermography can identify precursors to breast cancer without exposure to radiation, but one survivor says relying on thermography alone left her unaware of growing cancer.
2 years ago
The risks of using only thermography for breast cancer screenings
2 years ago

Breast cancer survivor shares cautionary tale about thermography

Thermography is approved by the FDA for breast cancer screening, but only when used with what the administration considers a primary test, like mammography.
2 years ago
Breast cancer survivor shares cautionary tale about thermography
3 years ago

Julia Louis-Dreyfus says she has a new perspective on life after battle with cancer

Julia Louis-Dreyfus is slowly opening up about her battle with cancer in the past year.
3 years ago
Julia Louis-Dreyfus says she has a new perspective on life after battle with cancer
3 years ago

Why black women have worse breast cancer outcomes

Here's what you need to know about breast cancer disparities, and why do they still exist?
3 years ago
Why black women have worse breast cancer outcomes
3 years ago

Male breast cancer survivor shares his journey

Dr. Jennifer Ashton discusses what everyone should know about male breast cancer and "GMA" talks to survivors as the new ABC drama "A Million Little Things" shines a light on the disease.
3 years ago
Male breast cancer survivor shares his journey
3 years ago

Watch Serena Williams sing topless for breast cancer awareness month

Tennis pro pays homage to Chrissy Amphlett, who died from breast cancer in 2013.
3 years ago
Serena Williams sings topless for breast cancer awareness month
3 years ago

What to know about the latest breakthroughs in breast cancer research

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, noted cancer surgeon Dr. Kristi Funk appears live on "GMA" to discuss the latest in research, treatment and prevention.
3 years ago
What to know about the latest breakthroughs in breast cancer research
3 years ago

Women with the most common kind of breast cancer can skip chemotherapy: Study

Dr. Jennifer Ashton discusses the biggest takeaways from a groundbreaking new study that says most women with an early stage of breast cancer can safely skip chemo.
3 years ago
Women with the most common kind of breast cancer can skip chemotherapy: Study