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Waist Size Linked to Breast Cancer, Study Finds

Trading in smaller skirt sizes for bigger ones is linked to a higher risk of breast cancer, finds a new study published in BMJ Open. But it’s what underneath the...

Obamacare Will Cover Breast Cancer Prevention Drugs

Costs of breast cancer drugs such as tamoxifen and raloxifene will soon by covered by insurance thanks to the Affordable Care Act, the administration announced...

How Exercise May Lower Breast Cancer Risk

Breaking a sweat does more for your body than just trim your waistline. Exercise may lower a woman's risk for breast cancer and researchers are finding out why. ...

Barbara Brenner

On May 7, three days before her death, Barbara Brenner wrote a final blog post, in which she expressed appreciation for a full, rich life. "I have no regrets,"...

Study Supports Less Frequent Mammogram Screening

Mammograms every other year do not increase the risk of breast cancer compared to yearly screening. In 2009, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)...