The new 2024 mammogram guidelines could help improve breast cancer survival rates.
Researchers are making strides against breast cancer by making detection more accessible.
Know your risk factors and be proactive during the menopausal transition.
Survivors share first-hand accounts of how the disease affected their lives.
Forget everything you think you know about the ubiquitous undergarment.
The proposed USPSTF update lowers the age at which women should undergo biennial mammograms.
DCIS rarely causes symptoms, so it's important to have regular screenings.
It could be months or it could be years, so here's a rough idea of what you might expect.
A lump or pain doesn't always mean cancer. It could be one of these things instead.
Whether solo or with a partner, here's how to check 'the girls' for potential issues.
Whether solo or with a partner, here's how to check 'the girls' for potential issues.
Researchers say the increase is slight and should not impact your use of contraceptives.
There's some evidence suggesting a tie between the two conditions, but more studies are needed.
There are a number of different types of this procedure. Here's a quick guide on what to expect.
Despite the misconceptions, this disease doesn't discriminate.
The contraceptive is effective, but does it pose risks? Experts say study results are mixed.
If you have a mutation passed down by a parent, you may have a higher chance of getting cancer.
Researchers hope an automated tool can remove barriers to diagnoses in developing countries.
An icon of the 1990s loses her battle, but the disease is not always a death sentence.
Patients can safely stop, and then resume, hormone therapy if they desire to get pregnant.
Patients can safely stop, and then resume, hormone therapy if they desire to get pregnant.
The 66-year-old tennis legend says she will 'fight with all I have.'
Here's the lowdown on the second-most common type of the disease.
Taking care of your body should always be a top priority, and your breasts are no exception.
With a higher mortality risk, Black women need greater participation in research.
Doctors pan natural home remedies shrink breast lumps, but dietary changes can help.
Having more skin growths may indicate a greater chance of getting the disease, studies show.
The rate of anaplastic large-cell lymphoma may be higher than previously thought, study finds.
The journalist says the diagnosis came as a shock, but she benefited from early detection.
Squamous cell carcinoma and various lymphomas have been identified in a small number of cases.
Most results are benign, but here's what to expect during and after the procedure.
The drug Enhertu can help patients suffering from unresectable or metastatic cancer.
Opting for a prosthesis is a very personal decision. Here's what you should consider.
All aboard the MammoVan! Hospitals are taking lifesaving technology on the road.
The beverage has many purported health benefits, but can it keep disease at bay?
Your partner may need support, so uncover the facts about these breast exams.
This surgical treatment option removes cancer while preserving the aesthetics of your breasts.
Hormone changes can cause a variety of symptoms, but there are times you should see your doctor.
Getting appropriate amounts of this essential nutrient can improve your health in many ways.
Detection rates, treatment options and outcomes all vary depending on where you live.
Survivors and alliances are raising awareness, so man up and learn about the disease.
The position started as a response to health inequities and continues to be important today.
Your family history can sometimes put you at a higher risk of developing the disease.
These star-shaped scars on breasts are usually benign, but it's important to rule out cancer.
Experts explain what to expect as you're recovering from this major operation.
The 19-year-old actress had an unexpected follow-up procedure to remove her lymph nodes.
These devices play an essential role in healing during the weeks following your operation.
Awareness campaigns largely targeted at women are leaving 1 percent of survivors behind.
Alterations on certain genes can predispose people of all sexes to a host of cancers.
Here's what to expect from this test and how you can prepare for it.
BII and other complications are leading to a major jump in explant surgeries, doctors say.
While generally harmless, it's necessary to rule out breast cancer in certain instances.
The 19-year-old star of 'Anne with an E' was diagnosed with breast cancer in June 2021.
Scabs can result from both harmful and harmless factors, and at-home treatments can help.
Women with a higher genetic risk may want to avoid steroids, but more research is needed.
Recommendations may vary, but starting screening earlier saves lives.
The senator was diagnosed with breast cancer after delaying her mammogram.
Giddy talks with VP of Mission Delivery Janine Guglielmino about LBBC's community of support.
Test costs can be a barrier to care for women with dense breasts and other risk factors.
After breast cancer surgery, there are new factors to consider when shopping for underwear.
Even if you've tested normal for the BRCA mutation, doctors advise retesting for PALB2 variant.
Three women tell Giddy what they wish they'd known to expect following surgery.
Lifestyle changes can help reduce your risk of developing cancer.
After her cancer diagnosis, the BBC host shared a topless photo before undergoing surgery.
Newsflash: Sometimes they don't point outward—and that's usually okay.
Unable to get pregnant while in remission, I turned to surrogacy—and received more than a baby.
Cancer treatment can come with traumatic side effects. Studies show this can help.
Giddy talks with BCA President Meg Russell about innovative early-stage research.
The actress is sharing candid photos of her experience with the disease on Instagram.
Stage IV takes the lives of thousands of women, and we don't talk about it enough.
In a catchy awareness campaign, the fashion designer reminds the Netflix characters to TTT.
While there is no cure for this condition, preventive measures can help keep it at bay.
Is a vampire breast lift the best solution for me if I want to avoid surgery?
One woman's journey through breast cancer and lifesaving surgery.
When treatment for MS leads to cancer, the compounding effect can seem insurmountable.
How TV host Barbarie balances work and parenting after a cancer diagnosis and double mastectomy.
While intraductal papilloma is usually benign, get your boob screened to rule out cancer.
Galactorrhea could be a sign of an underlying condition.
More research is needed, but doctors say the data is real.
Enlarged lymph nodes are affecting test results for some immunized women.
Let's look at the evidence on whether your favorite pick-me-up puts you at risk for cancer.
A litany of mysterious postsurgery symptoms all seem to have one solution in common.
It's more likely to develop in the left breast, and it might not always be a lump.
Being aware of and prepared for FCR can help you overcome and even avoid this condition.
Yes, you can wear a bra to bed.
Advancements in targeted therapies mean increased survival rates for breast cancer patients.
The option to have children isn’t taken away from you when you’re diagnosed.
Once you’ve had time to process the news yourself, you’ll need to decide who to tell.
Cancer treatment comes with severe side effects, but the right tools will help you endure.
The global perspective challenges Western assumptions on breast cancer care.
Survivors experience bodily changes that can affect their physical and emotional well-being.
Learn the symptoms of common breast conditions to stay proactive with your breast health.
Three women offer tips and tricks they learned for reducing and eliminating cancer scars.
When a diagnosis turns your life upside down, you need all the comfort you can bring in.
Updated recommendations have caused some confusion. Here's clarification.
Before assuming the worst about a lump, see what evidence says about cysts and cancer risk.
Breast health can't be separated from full-body health, and there are many benefits to both.
Being one-breasted and/or flat-chested are options more and more women are choosing.
Treatment is a challenge, but a surmountable one. Here are some tips to get you through.
While mammograms are more common, you do have options for preventive health.
It may be nothing, it may be something, but either way you'll be ready for the next steps.
From reconstructive surgery to natural remedies, there are a range of ways to mask your scars.
Wearing a bra doesn't increase your risk of cancer, but taking them off isn't a bad idea.
Wearing a bra doesn't increase your risk of cancer, but taking them off isn't a bad idea.
Find out the answer to that all-important question, ’Should I wear jeans?’
Both positive and negative effects are associated with these plant-based compounds we all eat.
Discharge can occur for many reasons, but it's not necessarily a red flag.
You don't have to feel helpless—here's how to take action.
Lumps in the breast are completely normal, and learning how to react will reduce stress.
You may not be aware of all the risk factors for breast cancer. Here's what you need to know.
You have choices for breast cancer treatment. Here's what to expect from different procedures.
Minimizing anxiety and distress reduces the negative mental health impacts for patients.
A plant-based diet may aid recovery, while processed foods are best avoided.
Curing the disease can cause infertility, but it’s possible to minimize that risk.
As we learn more about breast cancer, it’s important to separate the facts from the fiction.
The disease affects 2,650 men each year, but 'macho behavior' keeps many from seeking help.
Use our guide of do's and don'ts to get the care you need while caring for someone else.
Nipples come in all shapes, sizes and colors, but changes in appearance could be a warning sign.
These five tips will help you navigate a difficult situation and be a valued resource.
To survive the challenges of breast cancer, accepting the physical and emotional changes is key.
Multiple treatment options offer women choices—and a better chance of beating breast cancer.
First steps in the breast cancer fight: Know something is wrong; get a professional diagnosis.
Know your risk and how to minimize it to decrease the odds of a breast cancer diagnosis.
A diagnosis of breast cancer is scary. Knowing the facts can help physically and emotionally.
A mastectomy may be a part of your treatment for breast cancer. Know what to expect.
Dense tissue can put women at a higher risk for breast cancer over the course of their lives.
Regular mammograms dramatically improve the chances of surviving breast cancer. Just do it.
There are a number of fallacies around soy and what it does, or doesn't do, to your body.
As women get older, they may want to reassess how often they get mammogram screenings.
More than 27,000 women under age 45 are expected to be diagnosed with breast cancer this year.
Are your breasts high or low density? Here's what you need to know.
Committing to a regular practice benefits many areas that affect your breasts.
Surviving breast cancer isn't a checklist, and remission isn't the end of the journey.
Keep certain considerations in mind before you opt for a glimpse at your genetic code.
Each type of disease has its own symptoms and risks.
Four women discuss navigating intimacy after losing feeling in their chests.
Know the truth about the solid, noncancerous breast lumps often found in women.
There's a clear link between drinking alcohol and increased risk for breast cancer among women.
Feeling yourself up is more likely to cause anxiety than deliver a breast cancer diagnosis.
Know how to conduct a regular breast self-exam the right way.
Don’t let misinformation keep you from finding your best method of contraception.
Don’t let misinformation keep you from finding your best method of contraception.
Misconceptions about breast density abound, so it’s important to know the facts.
If you know you’re at high risk for developing breast cancer, learn your options.
Cohesive silicone breast implants are safe, but complications are possible.
With so much focus on breast cancer in women, too many cisgender men aren’t aware of the risks
Cancer treatment can affect a person’s sex organs, libido, well-being and overall self-esteem.
Breast density may not affect a woman’s day-to-day life, but it can correlate to breast cancer.
Using tattoos, women are turning painful memories into symbols of creativity, beauty and power.
Knowing what to expect during a routine mammogram screening can ease first-timers’ stress.
Found in women’s breast tissue, complex fibroadenomas may increase the risk of breast cancer.
It was taking too long to read my mammogram. A biopsy was ordered. I had stage 2 breast cancer.
Sleeping with breast support isn’t dangerous, but it won’t stop age or gravity, either.
The 'cancer gene' might be new to your knowledge base, but learning more about it can only help.