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This Holiday Conversation May Help Save a Life Feature
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This Holiday Conversation May Help Save a Life

Skip the political talk and chat about what's really important: your health.

Sex after Breast Surgery
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Sex after Breast Surgery

How to maintain your sexuality as you move through surgery and treatment

Sheryl Kraft
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Taking Care of Yourself After a Cancer Diagnosis

Maintaining mental and physical health

Preventive Health Screenings for Women
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Preventive Health Screenings for Women

Be proactive about your health. Find out what medical appointments you should be making today.

Overcoming the Fear of Breast Cancer
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Overcoming the Fear of Breast Cancer

Get tips for easing anxiety about a possible diagnosis.

How Chemotherapy Can Affect Your Weight
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How Chemotherapy Can Affect Your Weight

Learn what causes weight gain or loss during chemotherapy and what you can do to manage your weight.

10 Women Who Shaped and Advanced Women's Health
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10 Women Who Shaped and Advanced Women's Health

In honor of Women's History Month, we're putting the spotlight on 10 women who helped advance women's health.

Sheryl Kraft
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Supporting a Friend Who Has Breast Cancer

Don't let fear of saying or doing the wrong thing make you do nothing at all

Cooking for Someone Battling Breast Cancer: Roasted Chicken With Root Vegetables
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Cooking for Someone Battling Breast Cancer: Roasted Chicken With Root Vegetables

Preparing a home-cooked meal is an excellent way to help someone throughout their breast cancer battle and recovery. Here’s a recipe you can try.

Finding a Lump or Other Change in Your Breasts
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Finding a Lump or Other Change in Your Breasts

When to make an appointment and 10 questions to bring with you.

Teens Who Eat Lots of Fruit May Lower Their Breast Cancer Risk
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Teens Who Eat Lots of Fruit May Lower Their Breast Cancer Risk

Teenage girls who consume large amounts of fruit may lower their future risk for breast cancer, a new study suggests.

Healthy Living May Offset Genetic Breast Cancer Risk
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Healthy Living May Offset Genetic Breast Cancer Risk

Women who carry common gene variants linked to breast cancer can still cut their risk of the disease by following a healthy lifestyle, a large new study suggests.In fact, lifestyle might be especially powerful for women at relatively high genetic risk of breast cancer, researchers found.

IVF Won't Raise Risk for Breast Cancer
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IVF Won't Raise Risk for Breast Cancer

Women who undergo in vitro fertilization (IVF) to boost their odds of having a baby aren't at increased risk of breast cancer, according to Dutch researchers.

Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day Is October 13
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Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day Is October 13

Many women are treated for breast cancer and never have it return or spread, but what happens when breast cancer metastasizes?

Fatty Foods During Teen Years May Be Linked to Denser Breasts
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Fatty Foods During Teen Years May Be Linked to Denser Breasts

Teens who eat high amounts of saturated fats or low amounts of healthier mono- and polyunsaturated fats tend to have denser breasts 15 years later, new research suggests. That's important because greater breast density is a risk factor for breast cancer, the study authors said.

Liquid Biopsy May Help Doctors Track Changes in Tumors
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Liquid Biopsy May Help Doctors Track Changes in Tumors

Biopsies can be arduous and painful for cancer patients, but necessary to accurately diagnose the disease and determine the best course of treatment. Now, researchers report that a new blood-based "liquid biopsy" could be a groundbreaking alternative.

Women's Cancer Risk Rises With Years Spent Overweight
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Women's Cancer Risk Rises With Years Spent Overweight

The study, which followed nearly 74,000 U.S. women, found that the longer a woman carried excess poundage, the greater her risk of breast, endometrial, colon and kidney cancers.

Breast Cancer Deaths Continue to Decline in U.S.
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Breast Cancer Deaths Continue to Decline in U.S.

The racial gap for breast cancer deaths is closing, particularly among younger women, U.S. health officials reported Thursday.

Fertility Info Lacking for Young Women Who Beat Cancer
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Fertility Info Lacking for Young Women Who Beat Cancer

Many young female cancer survivors say they don't receive enough information about preserving their fertility, a new study finds. These women are at risk for early menopause because of their cancer treatment. If they want to have children but are not yet ready to start a family, they may be able to freeze their eggs or embryos after treatment, researchers explained.

Gene Mutation Tied to Breast Cancer Raises Uterine Cancer Risk Too
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Gene Mutation Tied to Breast Cancer Raises Uterine Cancer Risk Too

Women with a gene mutation known as BRCA1 have an increased risk for a deadly form of uterine cancer, a new study finds.

More Cancer Patients Gaining From Immune-Based Treatments
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More Cancer Patients Gaining From Immune-Based Treatments

A leading cancer group says more Americans are benefiting from immunotherapy—a relatively new treatment approach that helps the immune system target and destroy cancer cells.

What Comes After Breast Cancer?
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What Comes After Breast Cancer?

Breast cancer changes your life—body and mind. Here are ways to deal with some of the immediate physical ramifications of breast cancer treatment.