Actress Valerie Harper, best known for her role as Rhoda Morgenstern on The Mary Tyler Moore Show and Rhoda in the 1970s, has learned she has leptomeningeal carcinomatosis. The condition happens when cancer spreads to the brain and spinal cord. Now 73, Harper told People magazine she received the diagnosis ...
New data released nationwide shows increases in breast cancer among young women and in Central Indiana. Doctors and advocates say it’s more important than ever to be vigilant. Adrienne Harlow, a five-year breast cancer survivor, knows better than anyone that breast cancer can strike at any time. Harlow found a ...
Young women found the news surprising and more than a little scary: Cases of advanced breast cancer have been rising in women 25 to 39 over the past three decades, researchers reported in February 2013. From 1976 to 2009, the number of cases of advanced breastcancer in younger women at ...
An image of a tattoo on the chest of a breast cancer survivor is going viral on Facebook - because the social networking giant apparently kept removing it.
Emmy Award-winning actress and breast cancer survivor Christina Applegate discusses how her foundation, Right Action for Women, educates women and provides aid to high-risk individuals who do not have health insurance or the financial flexibility to cover the high costs associated with breast screenings.
Sheila Kelley discusses everything from striptease workouts to 'Redefining Sexy,' a campaign aimed to help women cope with breast cancer, pregnancy and low self-esteem.
For the first time doctors in Britain may be able to offer drugs to women who are at risk of getting breast cancer. It would provide women who carry breast cancer genes options when it comes to choosing their treatments. (Jan. 16)
The body which sets clinical guidelines for the health service in England and Wales is considering recommending preventative drugs for women at high risk of developing breast cancer.
Miss District of Columbia, Allyn Rose is in a fight for her life, and it's not just for the title of Miss America. She tells the AP why she's planning to get a preemptive double mastectomy after her pageant season ends. (Jan. 11)
Micronutrients in brightly-colored produce may help decrease cancer risk. As John Basedow reports, researchers from Harvard Medical School and Brigham & Women's Hospital believe carotenoids, the pigments that give fruits and vegetables vibrant colors, have anti-cancer effects. Carrots, spinach and kale are particularly high in carotenoids.