Angelina Jolie Gets More Preventive SurgeryAngelina Jolie revealed Tuesday that she has undergone more preventive surgery, having her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed in hopes of reducing her risk of cancer.
Doctors Recommend Genetic Retesting For Breast CancerOver the past decade, the phrases ‘BRCA 1’ and ‘BRCA 2’ went mainstream as genetic testing to assess breast cancer risk became common. But, now, doctors are telling patients whose tests were negative to get retested.
Gene Flaws Common In Blacks With Breast Cancer Gene flaws that raise the risk of breast cancer are surprisingly common in black women with the disease, according to the first comprehensive testing in this racial group.
Cancer Prevention Surgery: Right For Everyone?Angelina Jolie's decision to have a double mastectomy may prompt more women to look into cancer prevention surgery, raising questions about what insurance companies cover in these situations.
Former CBS Anchor Discusses Decision To Have MastectomyRene Syler, who co-anchored CBS News' The Early Show from 2002 to 2006, joins KRLD to discuss her decision to have a mastectomy.
Jolie Says She Had Double MastectomyAngelina Jolie said that she has had a preventive double mastectomy after learning that she carried a gene that made it extremely likely that she would get breast cancer.
Breast Cancer In Younger Women IncreasingA study released Tuesday looked at 40 years of data and found a small, but steady, increase in the number of young women diagnosed with advanced breast cancer.
Grand Prairie Man Battling Advanced Breast CancerIt's shock enough to be diagnosed with cancer. But, a Grand Prairie man says he was terrified when doctors told him he had breast cancer.
Cancer Patients See Benefits From YogaBreast cancer survivors are finding yoga can help them relax and recover after treatment.