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February 12, 2024 at 9:47 PM

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.
February 12, 2024 at 9:47 PM
New breast cancer tool could lead to fewer false positives, study shows
1 month 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.
1 month ago
Breast cancer deaths down 58% from 1975, study shows
2 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.
2 months ago
Nicole Eggert discusses breast cancer diagnosis
2 months ago

'Baywatch' star Nicole Eggert reveals breast cancer diagnosis, shares message for women

Former 'Baywatch' star Nicole Eggert, 51, said she gained 25 pounds and had "terrible pain" prior to her breast cancer diagnosis.
2 months ago
Former 'Baywatch' star reveals breast cancer diagnosis
3 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.
3 months ago
Breast cancer vaccine now in early clinical trials: What to know
3 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.
3 months ago
New study on breast cancer vaccine
3 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.
3 months ago
Shannen Doherty opens up about cancer battle
3 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.
3 months ago
Shannen Doherty gives update on stage 4 cancer: 'I'm not done with living'
4 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.
4 months ago
Gifts that give back in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month
4 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.
4 months ago
How one breast cancer survivor gives back by supporting women in treatment
4 months ago

How social media help breast cancer survivors

Women have formed a sisterhood to discuss treatment and are thriving after battling the disease.
4 months ago
How social media help breast cancer survivors
4 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.
4 months ago
Thousands of men diagnosed with breast cancer each year
4 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.
4 months ago
What you need to know about male breast cancer
5 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.
5 months ago
How 1 woman found her purpose after breast cancer diagnosis
5 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.
5 months ago
Detecting breast cancer when lumps aren't present
5 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.
5 months ago
What you need to know about mammograms
5 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.
5 months ago
Country star details breast cancer screenings because of genetic risks
5 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.
5 months ago
Broadway actress opens up about breast cancer journey
5 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.
5 months ago
The financial burden of breast cancer
5 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.
5 months ago
Woman diagnosed with breast cancer at 34 credits clinical trial with saving her life
5 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.
5 months ago
What you need to know about breast cancer awareness
5 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.
5 months ago
2 women build friendship after being diagnosed with breast cancer in their 30s
5 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.
5 months ago
'GMA' surprises breast cancer survivor
5 months ago

Breast cancer survivor surprised with playoff baseball tickets

Kate Korson's friends and family will attend the Phillies playoff game this week.
5 months ago
Breast cancer survivor surprised with playoff baseball tickets
5 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.
5 months ago
Confronting fertility through breast cancer
5 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.
5 months ago
A look at advancements in breast cancer research
5 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.
5 months ago
Couple expecting baby with help of surrogate after breast cancer diagnosis
5 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.
5 months ago
New study breaks down breast cancer rates by county
8 months 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.
8 months ago
New UK study finds women diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer are living longer
9 months ago

Shannen Doherty shares update on cancer battle

The former "Beverly Hills, 90210" star gave her Instagram followers a sobering look at her ongoing battle with stage 4 breast cancer.
9 months ago
Shannen Doherty shares update on cancer battle
9 months ago

Shannen Doherty gives sobering update on cancer fight, shares 'fear' and 'turmoil'

Shannen Doherty opened up about feeling "fear" and "turmoil" while giving a sobering update on her cancer treatments.
9 months ago
Shannen Doherty reveals cancer has spread to her brain
9 months ago

Ribociclib could offer hope for breast cancer treatment

New research found the medication, marketed under the name Kisqali, can lower chances of recurrence for many of those diagnosed with earlier stages of breast cancer.
9 months ago
Ribociclib could offer hope for breast cancer treatment
9 months ago

Breast cancer success: Drug found to reduce risk of cancer coming back

Kisqali is already FDA approved, but the new data means it could be used in a broader range of patients.
9 months ago
FDA-approved drug found to reduce risk of breast cancer coming back
9 months ago

How this tattoo artist with metastatic breast cancer is helping other cancer patients

Beth Fairchild, 40, is a mom and grandma from Greensboro, North Carolina who gives back to cancer patients through her work on areola restoration and involvement of metastatic breast cancer awareness.
9 months ago
How this tattoo artist with metastatic breast cancer is helping other cancer patients
9 months ago

Promising advances in the detection and treatment of breast cancer

Technology still being developed in order to use AI to potentially find new ways to analyze, detect and treat the spread of breast cancer.
9 months ago
Promising advances in the detection and treatment of breast cancer
10 months ago

New draft guidance drops breast cancer screening age from 50 to 40 for women with average risk

Most women should start screening for breast cancer at age 40, and they should get screened every other year through age 74, according to new draft guidance.
10 months ago
New draft guidance drops breast cancer screening age
10 months ago

New guidance for women to get breast cancer screenings starting at age 40

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force's draft guidance drops the recommended age from 50 amid mounting evidence showing higher rates of breast cancer among women in their 40s.
10 months ago
New guidance for women to get breast cancer screenings starting at age 40
10 months ago

Panel recommends lower age for breast cancer screenings

Women should start screening for breast cancer at age 40, down from 50, according to new draft guidance Tuesday from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.
10 months ago
Panel recommends lower age for breast cancer screenings
10 months ago

Draft guidance would lower breast cancer screening age

Dr. Maxine Jochelson of Memorial Sloan Kettering breaks down draft guidance from federal health officials that would lower the recommended age for women to get breast cancer screenings.
10 months ago
Draft guidance would lower breast cancer screening age
10 months ago

New guidance drops breast cancer screening age to 40

Prior recommendations from the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force said women should start screening at 50.
10 months ago
New guidance drops breast cancer screening age to 40
10 months ago

Higher breast cancer risk among Black women shows need for earlier screening: Study

A study released last week has shed some new light on how breast cancer rates have been disproportionately affecting Black female patients.
10 months ago
Higher breast cancer risk among Black women shows need for earlier screening: Study
1 year ago

All types of hormonal birth control raise breast cancer risk slightly, study finds

All types of hormonal contraceptives carry a small increased risk of breast cancer.
1 year ago
New study sheds more light on hormonal birth control, cancer risk
1 year ago

Study looks at breast cancer risk associated with hormonal birth control

ABC News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton breaks down the study's findings and offers guidance for women.
1 year ago
Study looks at breast cancer risk associated with hormonal birth control
1 year ago

How artificial intelligence is being used to detect breast cancer

As AI touches seemingly everything, that includes breast cancer screening too.
1 year ago
How AI is being used to detect breast cancer
1 year ago

FDA announces new requirements for mammogram facilities

The FDA will now require mammogram facilities to inform women if they have dense breast tissue.
1 year ago
FDA announces new requirements for mammogram facilities
1 year ago

FDA says mammogram facilities must notify women if they have dense breast tissue to reduce cancer risk

In a major effort to improve breast cancer prevention, the FDA will now require mammogram facilities to inform women if they have dense breast tissue.
1 year ago
New requirements for mammograms
1 year ago

Peloton instructor reveals breast cancer diagnosis at age 35

Leanne Hainsby said she got a second opinion that "saved my life."
1 year ago
Peloton instructor battling breast cancer at 35
1 year ago

Woman diagnosed with breast cancer at 29 shares viral message on TikTok

Philecia La'Bounty said she was 29 when she felt a lump on her left breast.
1 year ago
Woman diagnosed with breast cancer at 29 shares viral message on TikTok
1 year ago

Bringing breast cancer awareness into the new year

Certified health coach, trainer and breast cancer survivor Samantha Harris joins us to discuss the mind-body benefits of yoga for survivors.
1 year ago
Bringing breast cancer awareness into the new year
1 year ago

Breast cancer survivors can pause treatments to have babies: Study

Dr. Halle Moore and mother Katie Robb Sewall talk about a study showing breast cancer survivors can pause hormone treatments to get pregnant without raising the chance of cancer coming back.
1 year ago
Breast cancer survivors can pause treatments to have babies: Study