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Faster recovery is a common reason women with breast cancer forgo reconstructive surgery after a mastectomy.
Meditation and survivorship classes can both ease depressive symptoms, but meditation also boosts energy.
Jamil Rivers, 42, is the board president of METAvivor, a nonprofit breast cancer organization.
A study comparing matched groups of people with and without HIV found that smoking was a powerful cancer risk factor, especially for women.
On average, it took 37 days for mothers-to-be to clear symptoms of coronavirus infection.
Compared with unvaccinated women, the risk among women vaccinated before age 17 dropped by almost 90%.
Language barriers prevent some women from receiving potentially lifesaving breast cancer screenings.
A growth hormone and estrogen exposure could explain why those who experience early puberty are at greater risk.
A Gates Foundation report tracks the pandemic’s global devastation—from health care to equality—and highlights a path forward.
Jennifer Ligibel, MD, is a medical oncologist specializing in breast cancer at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston.
Keytruda plus chemotherapy reduced the risk of disease progression or death by 35% compared with chemotherapy alone in certain people.
Dozens of breast milk samples from women with the coronavirus suggest that breast milk isn’t a source of infection for infants.
Women who took this drug in addition to standard chemotherapy lived longer than those who just received standard chemo.
Draft recommendation would ensure more women and Black people meet the screening criteria.
"These studies can help researchers develop new strategies to improve the care of women with the worst outcomes for this cancer.”
Women who are uninsured or can’t get regular medical care are more likely to miss out on lifesaving screening.
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