Angelina Jolie put a public face to the fact that a gene mutation can cause breast cancer, but gene mutations can cause other cancers, too.
Heart disease kills more women than all the cancers together. Sadly, most women, and a surprisingly big number of doctors, don’t know this.
The Susan G. Komen Foundation is hoping to empower generations of Asian-American women at its annual breast health awareness event tomorrow.
A small group of older breast cancer survivors are happy to take a back seat to The Race For The Cure with their neighborhood walk through Port Richmond the Sunday after Mother’s Day.
For more on Angelina Jolie’s treatment, visit: http://www.pinklotusbreastcenter.com/breast-cancer-101/2013/05/a-patients-journey-angelina-jolie
Sandy Cohen of Lafayette Hill, Pa., says she never regretted her decision to get preventive mastectomies — both for herself and her children.
Angelina Jolie says that she has had a preventive double mastectomy after learning she carried a gene that made it extremely likely she would get breast cancer.
Thousands celebrated Mother’s Day in Philadelphia at the 23rd annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.
Finding a cure for breast cancer is the ultimate goal of Sunday’s Race for the Cure.
Breast cancer is the most common non-skin cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death in North American women. A mammogram is the only screening test shown to reduce breast cancer-related mortality.
Two Hatboro-Horsham High School teachers wanted to make blankets for cancer patients. They asked for a little help online, and it started pouring in.
Analysis of national data between 1976 and 2009 shows that breast cancer rates are steadily rising in women ages 20 to 39.
CVS Caremark will pay New Jersey $650,000 and improve its quality assurance and oversight under an agreement that resolves incidents where CVS pharmacies mistakenly commingled patients’ pills.
These are the genes that are associated with an increased risk of ovarian cancer and breast cancer.
New technology is making it easier for doctors to detect breast cancer. And a facility in South Jersey is among the first of ten in the country to make it available to patients. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on the new screening tool.