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August 28, 2020, 1:21 PM

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.
August 28, 2020, 1:21 PM
Sheryl Crow urges women to get mammograms amid COVID-19 pandemic
2 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.
2 months ago
Meredith Vieira talks about finding your voice with metastatic breast cancer
3 months 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.
3 months ago
Lingerie shop focuses on giving back to breast cancer survivors
7 months ago
Shannen Doherty provides uplifting update about cancer diagnosis: 'I’m back at it'
7 months 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.
7 months ago
Shannen Doherty talks coping amidst battle with stage 4 breast cancer
7 months 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."
7 months ago
Shannen Doherty explains why she kept stage 4 breast cancer diagnosis a secret
8 months 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"
8 months ago
Shannen Doherty reveals stage 4 breast cancer diagnosis
8 months 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.
8 months ago
Shannen Doherty explains why she waited to go public with cancer news
9 months 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.
9 months ago
AI-powered computer 'outperformed' experts in spotting breast cancer
9 months 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.
9 months ago
AI 'outperformed' human experts in spotting breast cancer in mammograms: Study
9 months ago

Google helps fight breast cancer

Google has helped develop artificial intelligence that can detect breast cancer in mammograms.
9 months ago
Google helps fight breast cancer
9 months 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
9 months ago
Menopause hormones causing breast cancer risks that may last decades
10 months 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.
10 months ago
What to know about a new study linking permanent hair dye to breast cancer
10 months 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.
10 months ago
Study links hair dye, straighteners to increased risk of breast cancer
10 months 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.
10 months ago
Closer look at new study linking hair dye and breast cancer risk
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Mom of 6 says 'hardest thing' about breast cancer diagnosis was telling kids
1 year 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.
1 year ago
FDA pushes for stronger warnings about breast implant risks, including cancer
1 year 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.
1 year ago
FDA calls for new warning for breast implants
1 year 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.
1 year ago
'Freak Shakes’ are one bakery’s delicious tool to help a woman battling breast cancer
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Nurses donate breast milk to mom with breast cancer
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Destiny's Child manager Mathew Knowles reveals battle with breast cancer
1 year 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
1 year ago
Breast cancer disparities: Why do black women have worse breast cancer outcomes?
1 year ago

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

Male breast cancer represents just a fraction of overall cases.
1 year ago
Men with breast cancer undertreated, understudied
1 year 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.
1 year ago
How a failed breast cancer detection led to the #CheckYourself movement
1 year 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.
1 year ago
'GMA' goes pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
1 year ago

'House Hunters' host Suzanne Whang dies at 57

Whang was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2006 and in 2011.
1 year ago
'House Hunters' host Suzanne Whang dies at 57
1 year 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.
1 year 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
2 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.
2 years ago
Julia Louis-Dreyfus says she has a new perspective on life after battle with cancer
2 years ago

Julia Louis-Dreyfus opens up about beating cancer

"I'm really good, I'm not just saying that," she said.
2 years ago
Julia Louis-Dreyfus opens up about beating cancer
2 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?
2 years ago
Why black women have worse breast cancer outcomes
2 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.
2 years ago
Male breast cancer survivor shares his journey
2 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.
2 years ago
Serena Williams sings topless for breast cancer awareness month
2 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.
2 years ago
What to know about the latest breakthroughs in breast cancer research
2 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.
2 years ago
Women with the most common kind of breast cancer can skip chemotherapy: Study
2 years ago

Chemo may not be necessary for breast cancer patients: Study

A new study has found that 70 percent of early stage breast cancer patients may not need chemotherapy. ABC News' Maggie Rulli reports.
2 years ago
Chemo may not be necessary for breast cancer patients: Study
2 years ago

'You can safely forget about your cellphone' and other myth-busting truths about breast cancer

Dr. Kristi Funk shares her tips in her new book, "Breasts: The Owner's Manual."
2 years ago
Doctor shares myth-busting truths about breast cancer
3 years ago

Breast cancer testing may need to be tailored by race: Study

A new Harvard study shows women of color are often diagnosed at late stages.
3 years ago
Breast cancer testing may need to be tailored by race: Study
3 years ago

Elementary school principal uses strength from students to battle breast cancer

Patricia Cook got some help to fight through one of her toughest battles.
3 years ago
Elementary school principal uses strength from students to battle breast cancer
3 years ago

Julia Louis-Dreyfus 'ready to rock' post-surgery

"Great doctors, great results, feeling happy," she wrote.
3 years ago
Julia Louis-Dreyfus 'ready to rock' post-surgery
3 years ago

Hormonal birth control linked to increased breast cancer risk, study says

The study included 1.8 million women over the course of nearly 11 years.
3 years ago
Hormonal birth control linked to increased breast cancer risk, study says
3 years ago

'Veep' production postponed as Julia Louis-Dreyfus undergoes cancer treatment

The actress was diagnosed with breast cancer in September.
3 years ago
'Veep' production postponed as Julia Louis-Dreyfus undergoes cancer treatment
3 years ago

Even moderate alcohol consumption may increase risk of certain cancers, experts warn

Even drinking in moderation can increase cancer risk, top cancer experts say.
3 years ago
Alcohol consumption may increase risk of certain cancers, experts warn
3 years ago

Julia Louis-Dreyfus gives cancer battle update, finishes 2nd round of chemotherapy

The "Veep" star said she's finished her second round of chemotherapy.
3 years ago
Julia Louis-Dreyfus gives cancer battle update
3 years ago

'I felt like the monster was chasing us:' Woman speaks out after 11 people in her family get breast cancer

"I felt like the monster was chasing us," she told ABC News.
3 years ago
Woman speaks out after 11 people in her family get breast cancer
3 years ago

How gene testing can prevent breast cancer at the earliest stages

ABC News' Linsey Davis reports on a vaccine researchers are looking into with the hopes that it can prevent certain types of breast cancer before they even start.
3 years ago
How gene testing can prevent breast cancer at the earliest stages
3 years ago

Shannen Doherty's breast cancer in remission after 2-year battle: 'I am blessed'

The actress was diagnosed with the disease in March 2015.
3 years ago
Shannen Doherty's breast cancer is in remission: 'I am blessed'
3 years ago

Why I chose to document my preventive double mastectomy on social media

"GMA" booker Paige More shares her experience following taking a BRCA test.
3 years ago
Why I chose to document my preventive double mastectomy on social media
4 years ago

Woman fighting cancer throws goodbye party for breasts before double mastectomy

Andy Sealy underwent a double mastectomy Wednesday.
4 years ago
Woman fighting cancer throws goodbye party for breasts before mastectomy