Dr. Nancy Cappello launched the Are You Dense campaign after getting a clean mammogram but later learning she had cancer.
The experimental drug is the latest example of what has been dubbed ‘targeted therapy’ which uses drugs that go after the very specific biochemical pathways that cancer cells use to divide and multiply.
One of the largest reviews to date finds that mammograms do save lives, but not as many as people believe. That benefit comes with some risks of its own, the study found.
A study released on Wednesday, found that modified T-cells achieved complete remission in 88 percent of advanced leukemia patients treated.
New research presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium looked at hundreds of older patients treated with or without radiation and found no difference in overall survival and very small differences in recurrence rates after five years.
It has been suggested that a simple over-the-counter-test could save lives by predicting a user’s “future health”, but some say that the test could do more harm than good.
A tiny sample of cancerous DNA could help determine which drugs will work against an individual tumor.
There was a testy exchange between actress Cynthia Nixon and an audience member at a breast cancer summit on Long Island.
The Alloro Collection features clothing and accessories tailored for women who’ve had breast cancer surgery, chemotherapy or radiation.
The race kicked off at 77th Street and Central Park West and heads uptown to 90th Street, at which point the runners turned into Central Park.
Theresa Lana’s doctor said the odds were stacked against her, but noted that Lana’s incredible spirit helped her get through chemotherapy, radiation and six surgeries.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation to authorize the state’s Breast Cancer Research and Education Fund to fund grant proposals to map the incidence of breast cancer in New York.
Lisa Frank was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 1998, at the age of 36. She joined us on The Couch, alongside Dr. Lynn Ratner, to talk about her story — and whether a mastectomy is the choice for every woman.
Angelina Jolie said she came forward about her preventative double mastectomy to empower other women to get educated about their own health – and she’s not the only celebrity who has faced the potentially deadly health crisis.
On this Mothers Day, Major League Baseball is once again going pink to raise aware awareness for breast cancer.