Breast cancer survivors tell all: ‘Don’t let anyone say you’re too young, because it can happen to anyone’
For someone who has never had to experience or endure breast cancer, it might be understandable that there are questions involved. Does a diagnosis typically come as a surprise, or do people often suspect that something feels not quite right?
Can vitamin D reduce breast cancer risk? Here’s what the experts have to say
It’s commonly known that vitamin D helps maintain strong bones, helps the body absorb calcium and can improve heart health. But a recent study indicates vitamin D — specifically, vitamin D3 — can even help reduce the risk of breast cancer.
What to know about the BRCA gene when it comes to breast cancer
When actress Angelina Jolie found out she had a mutation in her BRCA1 gene that sharply increased her risk of developing breast cancer, she took the aggressive approach of having a preventive double mastectomy. Later, she also had her ovaries removed.
‘A godsend’: Rose’s House for breast cancer warriors helps first ‘grateful’ guest through major post-op recovery
Last year, it was just a dream -- serving as a safe haven of comfort and peace, for women recovering from major breast cancer surgery. Now, it’s become a reality for Pat and Phil Gonzales.