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Cancer Types

Breast Cancer

  • Chemo or Not?

    Tumor profiling tests that predict the likelihood of distant recurrence can help some women with early-stage, hormone receptor-positive breast cancer decide on treatments after surgery.

    by Kris Conner

  • Q&A

    Show Me You Care

    Theresa Brown, who was a nurse when she was diagnosed with breast cancer, writes about deep gaps in her own care.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • Forward Look

    Breast Cancer and Heart Health

    Women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer are at greater risk for developing high blood pressure and diabetes, common risk factors for heart disease.

    by Kendall K. Morgan

  • Access to Health Insurance Key to Disparities in Cancer Outcomes

    As outcomes improved for cancer patients in states that expanded Medicaid, disparities in survival disappeared.

    by Jon Kelvey

  • Second DCIS Diagnoses May Not Be Related to Initial Lesion

    DNA sequencing found that in many cases when DCIS recurred, the lesion was unrelated to the first diagnosis, raising questions about how to best treat recurrence.

    by Eric Fitzsimmons

  • Forward Look

    Comparing Antibody-Drug Conjugates for Metastatic Breast Cancer

    Results favor Enhertu for treating metastatic breast cancer that recurs or does not respond to first-line treatment.

    by Kris Conner

  • When Cancer Is in the Family

    You've inherited a genetic variant linked to cancer risk. Now what?

    by Stephen Ornes

  • Forward Look

    There’s Time to Consider Fertility Preservation Options

    Women with breast cancer who choose fertility preservation have treatment outcomes similar to women who don't undergo fertility preservation.

    by Kris Conner

  • Survivor Profile

    A Plan of Action

    Jamil Rivers supported her husband through two serious illnesses before she was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer. Her experiences as a Black woman undergoing treatment inspired her to tackle health inequities.

    by Queen Muse

  • Forward Look

    Putting Data to Work

    Researchers create breast cancer prediction models tailored for Asian Americans.

    by Bradley Jones