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As we learn more about breast cancer, it’s important to separate the facts from the fiction.

Reviewed by Harsh Sharma, D.O. , | Internal Medicine, | Internal Medicine

The Basics
Risk Factors
Symptoms and Diagnosis
Treatment
Life After Breast Cancer

The Basics

The Facts About Breast Cancer

A diagnosis of breast cancer is scary. Knowing the facts can help physically and emotionally.

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The TV host had to balance work, chemo and parenting after her diagnosis and double mastectomy.

Risk Factors

Risk Factors for Breast Cancer

Know your risk and how to minimize it to decrease the odds of a breast cancer diagnosis.

Let's look at the evidence on whether your favorite pick-me-up puts you at risk for cancer.

Yes, you can wear a bra to bed.

You don't have to feel helpless—here's how to take action.

Symptoms and Diagnosis

Symptoms and Diagnosis of Breast Cancer

First steps in the breast cancer fight: Know something is wrong; get a professional diagnosis.

Updated recommendations have caused some confusion. Here's clarification.

More than 27,000 women under age 45 are expected to be diagnosed with breast cancer this year.

Feeling yourself up is more likely to cause anxiety than deliver a breast cancer diagnosis.

Treatment

Treatment of Breast Cancer

Multiple treatment options offer women choices—and a better chance of beating breast cancer.

The actress is sharing candid photos of her experience with the disease on Instagram.

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Giddy talks with BCA President Meg Russell about innovative early-stage research.

Life After Breast Cancer

Life After Breast Cancer

To survive the challenges of breast cancer, accepting the physical and emotional changes is key.

Unable to get pregnant while in remission, I turned to surrogacy—and received more than a baby.

While there is no cure for this condition, preventive measures can help keep it at bay.

Survivors experience bodily changes that can affect their physical and emotional well-being.