Breast Cancer - Symptoms

Chemo Brain: What You Need to Know

The brain fog experienced by people with cancer can be controlled. Here's what it is, and what you, or a loved one, can do about it.

Key Facts About Cancer

Educating yourself can help ease some of the anxiety. Read on for important information.

Get Smart About Health Info in the Media

Here's how to understand the latest health news and what it means for your diagnosis.

Young Women Get Breast Cancer, Too

Though most cases of breast cancer occur in women over 55, thousands under the age of 40 are diagnosed each year. Find out if you're at increased risk and what you can do to protect yourself.

Breast Cancer and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Nearly one in four women who receive a diagnosis of breast cancer will also develop this second condition. Learn more about the connection.

The Gray Line Between Breast Cancer and Abnormal Cells

Determining what should be treated aggressively and what would do better to watch and wait is not always clear-cut. Understand the debate around ductal carcinoma in situ or DCIS.

Health by the Numbers: Cancer

If detected early, many forms of cancer can be successfully treated. Here's a look at the disease by the numbers.

Health by the Numbers: Breast Cancer

Breast cancer death rates have been declining, thanks to increased prevention and improved treatments. Here's a look at the disease by the numbers.

Real Solutions for Cancer-Related Fatigue

Fatigue is often an intense side effect for cancer patients. Why does it happen and how can it be remedied?

5 Exams That Could Save Your Life

These simple tests can help detect common health conditions before they escalate.

A Year of Living Less Dangerously

Keeping up with all your health screenings may seem daunting, but this list can get you started on a year of healthy living.

Men Get Breast Cancer, Too

Many men may find this to be startling news, but breast cancer doesn't happen only in women. Although men don't have breasts in the sense that women do, they do have breast tissue and enough of it to make breast cancer possible.

Frequently Ignored Cancer Symptoms

Many people only discover they have cancer when something turns up on an x-ray, ultrasound, or other routine test. Unfortunately, the disease may then be in its later (and more difficult-to-treat) stages.

Breast Pain: What it Could Mean

Aches and pains in breasts are common and usually no cause for alarm. For some women, however, sore breasts are a sign that something more serious is going on.

Breast Lumps: Myths vs. Facts

The oft-cited but confusing statistic that one out of eight women will develop breast cancer during her lifetime creates a lot of understandable anxiety among women. The fear of finding a lump, even if it's not cancerous, just adds to the stress. Here are a few of the common myths about breast lumps.

The Benefits of Yoga for Cancer Survivors

Yoga shows great promise for providing relief, which is great news for the millions of cancer survivors in the U.S.

Is Sweating a Sign of Cancer?

Although it may seem to be a odd symptom, unusual sweating may be a sign of cancer.

Coping With Sleep Loss After Chemotherapy

Sleep disturbances are common in people who have cancer, especially those undergoing chemotherapy, which makes a challenging situation even more difficult.

Breast Cancer Myths Debunked

Misconceptions about breast cancer are widespread. Here are a few of the most common breast cancer myths and the truth behind them.

Share Your Story. Become a Health Hero.

Have you or a loved one survived a life-threatening disease? Are you currently struggling with depression, chronic pain, heart disease, or other health-related condition? Have you gone to extraordinary lengths to help someone in a health crisis? If so, we want to hear from you!

Help Protect Yourself Against Breast Cancer

Find out how you can reduce your risk of acquiring this disease.

Easing the Side Effects of Chemotherapy

Follow these tips to minimize nausea, vomiting, fatigue, and hair loss.
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