Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer

Hiding My Cancer Under the Hijab
October 16, 2018
By Saema Khandakar, MD / The New York Times
After breast cancer treatment, I hid my bald head in front of my family to avoid painful conversations about my illness.

Study cracks open the secrets of the cancer-causing BRCA1 gene
September 12, 2018
By Sharon Begley / STAT

I’m Coping With Cancer by Reporting On It
August 19, 2018
By Alexandra Glorioso / Politico Magazine
This is what it’s like to go from journalist to patient.

One in Three Women Undergoing Breast Reconstruction Have Complications
June 20, 2018
By Roni Caryn Rabin / The New York Times
One in five requires more surgery, and in 5 percent of cases, reconstruction fails.

Many women with common breast cancer can safely skip chemo, study says
June 3, 2018
By Sandee LaMotte / CNN

Love Your Cancer Doctor? Get a Second Opinion
May 2, 2018
By Elizabeth S. Bennett / The New York Times

Labor of Love: Tailoring Cancer Treatment for Pregnant Women
November 1, 2017
By Dara Chadwick / CURE Today
Women diagnosed with cancer while pregnant can undergo treatment that is tailored to protect their babies’ safety.

We are failing black women with breast cancer
October 31, 2017
By Beti Thompson and Nancy E. Davidson / The Seattle Times

3 Lessons From An Alarming Case Of Mistaken Cancer Gene Test Results And Surgery
October 29, 2017
By Elaine Shattner / Forbes

Fitness May Lower Breast Cancer Risk
September 6, 2017
By Gretchen Reynolds / The New York Times

With Obamacare, More Breast Cancers Diagnosed at Earlier Stages
June 27, 2017
By Nicholas Bakalar / The New York Times

You Can Take Steps to Lower Your Breast Cancer Risk
May 8, 2017
By Jane E. Brody / The New York Times

When to Tell Daughters About a Genetic Breast Cancer Risk
April 20, 2017
By Jill Werman Harris / The New York Times

Who Needs Another Cancer?
March 2, 2017
By Susan Gubar / The New York Times

Mammogram Results Can Be Misleading
February 15, 2017
By Nicholas Bakalar / The New York Times

Scalp-Cooling Caps Help Prevent Hair Loss in Chemo
February 15, 2017
By Rachel Rabkin Peachman / The New York Times

After Mastectomies, an Unexpected Blow: Numb New Breasts
January 30, 2017
By Roni Caryn Rabin / The New York Times

Better Coping Strategies Needed for Partners of Younger Women with Breast Cancer
January 26, 2017
By Beth Fand Incollingo / Cure Today
any partners and caregivers still feel anxious years after their loved one's diagnosis, according to a recent study.

Breast cancer drug could prevent the disease in high-risk women
November 29, 2016
From Cancer Research UK

Vitamin D Linked to Longer Breast Cancer Survival
November 14, 2016
By Nicholas Bakalar / New York Times

Higher Protein Intake May Modestly Improve Breast Cancer Survival
November 9, 2016
By Jason Hoffman, PharmD, RPh / Oncology Nurse Advisor

Cancer Pathways helps longtime patient
October 24, 2016
By Alex Rozier /

18 Years Strong: Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer
October 3, 2016
Published by AstraZeneca

Stop Telling Me to Be Happy Because I Beat Cancer
September 26, 2016
By Katherine Malmo / Good Housekeeping
I wonder when — or even if — it will be okay for me to complain like everyone else.

Intimate relationships and breast cancer
June 2016
Breast Cancer Care