Over the next five and a half years, I learned from Joan and the others in the newsroom. One thing Joan taught me was about breast cancer.
Frances Reiman of Murphysboro talks about surviving breast cancer.
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about metastatic breast cancer.
Shannen Doherty says she was “written off” when she was diagnosed with stage four breast cancer, even though she is “a better actor” than ever before thanks to the new “wealth of emotions” she can tap into.
Shannen Doherty is at peace with her battle with breast cancer and accepts that the disease is "part of life at this point".
Sarah Harding's ex-boyfriend Chad Johnson is devastated she never got to become a mother before her tragic death last week.
Sheryl Crow says her breast cancer diagnosis and recovery "redefined who and how I am" and made her learn to put herself first.
Regardless of whether you have been vaccinated for COVID-19, you should come in for your scheduled mammogram.
People with PALB2 are slightly more prone to develop an “estrogen receptor negative breast cancer, which increases the likelihood that their cancer may need to be treated with chemotherapy,” Blake said.
The risk of contracting COVID-19 from coming in for a screening, such as a mammogram, is very low.
Dense breast tissue confers a slightly higher breast cancer risk. A test called molecular breast imaging looks at the breast tissue's function rather than the anatomy.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Here's a by-the-numbers look at the disease that affects 1 in 8 American women.
An SIU Carbondale fitness program for cancer patients now has its own dedicated lab.
Women who said they used permanent hair dye in the year before enrolling in a study were 9% more likely to develop breast cancer compared to women who did not.
Having a baby before age 20 markedly cuts a woman’s lifetime chance of developing breast cancer, studies show. What if young women could take a drug that would mimic that cancer-preventing effect of full-term pregnancy?
Eating processed meats like bacon, sausages and ham could increase the risk of breast cancer, a study has said.
Amie Goins' chemotherapy regimen for Stage 2 breast cancer included a drug that can cause heart damage. Her doctor's advice: "You can keep running."