“The goal of lumpectomy surgery is to take the cancer out and do the safest operation that we can."
Depending on your risk factors, there are different types to choose from.
"We can make the breast look as normal as possible.”
This approach may help some women cope after breast cancer surgery.
Not every woman chooses reconstruction after breast cancer surgery.
Which you choose depends on many factors, including personal preference.
Here’s how long recovery should take and what side effects you may experience.
Here’s how many days you should set aside for recovery.
These therapies may bring on menopause during childbearing years.
Step 1: Make sure you have a medical team that supports you.
An oncologist explains what makes this subtype unique.
Young women face unique decisions when choosing a cancer therapy.
Before choosing a therapy, doctors need to know what’s fueling the cancer.
Receptors on breast cancer cells impact your treatment options.
Traditionally, only chemo has worked against this breast cancer subtype.
Here’s why treating this type of breast cancer can be tricky.
This test saves lives, but it’s normal to be anxious before your first one.
Dana Donofree took her cause to New York Fashion Week.
For starters, sex is not off-limits during treatment.
After her mastectomy, Dana Donofree couldn’t find a bra that fit. So she did something about it.
Here’s what she wants other moms to know.
Help avoid stiffness after surgery with this safe stretch.
Here’s how to pick the perfect bra for your new body.
“It’s not just a bra. This is a way that you express yourself.”
Getting dressed post-surgery comes with unexpected challenges.
Don’t let these breast cancer surgery misconceptions stand in the way of getting the best treatment available.
Getting enough of the sunshine vitamin could be good news for your breasts.
Doctors want you stop worrying about deodorant, bras, and caffeine once and for all.
“It’s a really promising time to have metastatic breast cancer.”
You’re not in this alone: Here’s the team that will be with you every step of the way during metastatic breast cancer treatment.
What an oncologist wants patients and caregivers to know about coping with advanced breast cancer symptoms.
Here’s who may benefit (and who won’t).
Knowing your risk level dictates how often you’re screened or even treated for breast cancer.
For starters, don’t read about survival rates on the internet.
Here’s how to take care of your physical and emotional health while undergoing treatment for metastatic breast cancer.
“Metastatic breast cancer used to be considered a death sentence; that’s absolutely not true anymore.”
Treatments for metastatic breast cancer have changed the game for many patients.
When you’ve beaten breast cancer once, you want to do everything you can to not fight it again. These science-backed tips may help.
“There were people who told me the cancer was from eating too many hamburgers or cooking with plastic.”
“Amazing changes have happened in options for treatment for metastatic disease.”
The key signs of metastatic breast cancer depend on where the cancer has spread.
Metastatic means breast cancer has spread to other parts of the body. Here’s what you need to know.
A “family history” can start with anyone.
It’s not just women who should be concerned.
Breast cancer survivors share what it’s like to look in the mirror after surgery and treatment.
Whatever you do, don’t tell them to “smile.”
How does your sex life change during treatment, or after a mastectomy?
You want to be there, but you’re not sure what to or say. Here, patients share what meant the most to them.
Ice cream, chemo parties, and new friendships can make a major difference on your day to day.
From chemo brain to all that nausea, patients and survivors share their experiences.
Whether joining support groups or simply taking time to grieve, here’s how these breast cancer patients coped each day.
From how to deal with “why me” thoughts to handling fertility and egg freezing, these initial reactions show what a breast cancer diagnosis really feels like.
Learn what breast changes to look out for and how often to check.
It’s not just lumps you should be looking out for.
In this True Life Story Breast Cancer, Jacqueline shares her experience of being diagnosed, treated, using radiation & chemotherapy and recovery
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