(NEW YORK) -- Deaths from cancer have declined by 33% since 1991, averting 4.1 million deaths. However, more people are being diagnosed with cancer than ever before, and at an earlier age, according to a major new report from the American Cancer Society.Experts say... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A new vaccine being studied in early clinical trials may hold the potential to help some women with breast cancer, a disease that affects one in every eight women in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Kate Korson was living out her dream of caring for rescue horses in Colorado and preparing to celebrate her 34th birthday when she said she received a surprising diagnosis.Just one week shy of her birthday, Korson said she was diagnosed with... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The growing use of artificial intelligence has been a hot topic in recent years, with a growing number of industries starting to use the technology that's predicted to revolutionize certain sectors.The technology fuels excitement, but there are also concerns about potentially... Read More.
(LONDON) -- Women diagnosed with breast cancer in England are living longer than they would have 20 years ago, new research by Cancer Research UK and the University of Oxford has found.The research found that the proportion of women surviving early-stage breast cancer has... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A breast cancer drug already on the market has been found to lower the chances of breast cancer recurring, an advancement that could open the drug to a broader range of patients.The pharmaceutical company Novartis announced the findings Friday about its... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Most women with average risk should start screening for breast cancer at age 40, and they should get screened every other year through age 74, according to new draft guidance Tuesday from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, a federally appointed... Read More.
Angelina Jolie took to Instagram on Monday to pay tribute to her late mother, Marcheline Bertrand, who died of breast and ovarian cancer in 2007, at age 56."Tomorrow would have been my mother’s 73rd birthday. She passed away 15 years ago, after a long struggle with... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A study released in the Journal of the American Medical Association last week has shed some new light on how breast cancer rates have been disproportionately affecting Black female patients and pressed for earlier screenings.The study found that Black women had... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A new study is offering more information for women about whether the type of birth control they take increases their risk of breast cancer more than another.The study, published Monday in PLOS Medicine, found that new forms of progestin-only hormonal birth... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- In a major effort to improve breast cancer prevention, the FDA will now require mammogram facilities to inform women if they have dense breast tissue.About half of women have dense breast tissue, and many don't know it. Doctors say having dense breast... Read More.