Lori Berlin said she was tested for a gene mutation that indicates susceptibility to breast cancer after connecting for the first time with a cousin who was diagnosed with cancer.
An art exhibit is featuring skivvies for a good cause.
A portion of the proceeds earned from those staying in the room at the Holiday Inn Express in Stony Brook will go to the cause.
A two-day journey for those on a mission to raise money for breast cancer research began Saturday.
Joan Lunden announced her breast cancer diagnosis back in June.
The annual Susan G. Komen Greater New York City Race for the Cure, a 5K run and walk, brought together cancer survivors and their supporters.
Going through breast cancer treatments drains your energy levels and takes an emotional and financial toll, but there are programs that can make the difficult time a little bit easier.
Researchers: Unnecessary Double Mastectomies Do Not Improve Chances Of Avoiding Recurring Breast Cancer
More than a quarter million American women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year. About 40,000 of them will die of the disease.
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.
It may not be widely known but breast density can make it more difficult for mammograms to detect breast cancer.
The research suggests that mammograms are not any better at helping women beat the disease than self exams or routine physicals by a doctor.
“Play to Cure: Genes in Space” was developed by scientists in Great Britain to help them decode massive volumes of genetic material from breast tumor samples.
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.