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Breast Cancer

Barbara Demorest Is Knitting Knockers to Empower Women With Breast Cancer

After being healthy her entire life and not experiencing any unusual symptoms, Barbara Demorest was shocked by the findings of her routine mammogram,... Read More »

Doctors Say Better Genetic Tests Could Save More Lives Than Routine Mammograms

Top doctor at the American Cancer Society says it's time to admit that mammograms are not perfect, and that doctors are treating women who don't need... Read More »

This Breast Cancer Survivor Created a Fashion Blog for Women Who've Had a Double Mastectomy

This fall, Genevieve Esgate, 39, started a blog unlike any other. It's called Leave Me Breastle , and it's a fashion blog for women who've had a doubl... Read More »

A Cancer Survivor With Double Mastectomy Scars Is the Star of Equinox Gym's New Ad Campaign

The new year is always a big moment for gyms to ramp up their marketing campaigns in an effort to attract new members, and this year Equinox is taking... Read More »

Report: Breast Cancer Deaths in the US Have Dropped 42 Percent Since the 1980s

2016 hasn't exactly been a good-news kind of year, but the latest findings about breast cancer are incredibly encouraging: According to a World Health... Read More »

New Breast Cancer Rules You Need to Know If You're Latina

By Mabel Martinez Think you know everything there is to know about breast cancer? Probably not: There are stubborn misconceptions out there about the... Read More »

This NFL Player is Raising Awareness for Breast Cancer in a Big Way

Pittsburgh Steelers running back DeAngelo Williams is an avid supporter of spreading awarene for breast cancer — a cause that is very close to his he... Read More »

A Day in the Life of a 40-Year-Old Woman With Advanced Breast Cancer

Khadijah Carter is a 40-year-old woman living a very full life in New York City. She's a former journalist who now works as an information specialist... Read More »

Taller Women Have a Greater Risk of Breast Cancer and Melanoma, Says New Study

A new study of five and a half million Swedish men and women found a link between height and cancer risk: The taller you are, the more likely you coul... Read More »

Meet 5 Breast Cancer Survivors Helping Other Women Fight the Disease

By Concepcion De Leon In Glamour's October i ue, five inspiring breast cancer survivors dare to show what it's really like to live with the disease —... Read More »

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