Living Well with Metastatic Breast Cancer

MD, collaborate on metastatic breast cancer research. Targeted therapies that block the molecular drivers of cancer growth have helped extend life expectancy for metastatic breast cancer patients. For instance, Herceptin,…

Get the Facts on Metastatic Breast Cancer

Metastatic Breast Cancer Network, breastcancer.org, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, and the Metastatic Breast Cancer Alliance, among others.   Is there any new MBC research to share? There have…

Pregnancy and Breast Cancer: What You Need to Know

with the remaining breast. Double mastectomy patients are unable to breastfeed. Learn More: I Have Metastatic Breast Cancer: What Is My Prognosis? Breast Cancer Treatment: Yesterday and Tomorrow Breastfeeding is…

Five Myths About Breast Cancer

cancer.   Read more: Does Deodorant/Antiperspirant Cause Breast Cancer? Live Webchat: The Latest in Breast Cancer Treatment and Research How Breast Cancer is Diagnosed and Treated Ask the Expert: Q&A…

What are the Common Subtypes of Breast Cancer?

MD, MPH, a breast oncologist in the Susan F. Smith Center for Women’s Cancers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. HER2-Positive Breast Cancer HER2-positive breast cancers can test positive for HER2 either…

Breast Cancer Treatment: Yesterday and Tomorrow

Read More: How Much Radiation Do Breast Cancer Patients Need? [Podcast]: Breast Lumps and Cancer Who Needs Chemotherapy after Treatment for Early Breast Cancer? There are many unanswered questions. Which…

What Is Triple-Negative Breast Cancer?

Other breast cancer subtypes: Hormone-positive breast cancer HER2-positive breast cancer Learn more about triple-negative breast cancer research and treatment at the Susan F. Smith Center for Women’s Cancers at Dana-Farber….

What Is Lobular Breast Cancer?

fatty tissue of the breast, they become invasive breast cancers. Invasive lobular breast cancer (ILC) cells Invasive lobular breast cancers (ILCs) and invasive ductal cancers (IDCs) have very different growth…

Good News for Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients

new treatments for breast cancer and is active in breast cancer education. See Dr. Mayer’s presentation on this topic at a recent Dana-Farber forum for metastatic breast cancer patients.  …

Creating a Legacy with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Read more: What’s New in Metastatic Breast Cancer Treatment and Research Despite Metastatic Breast Cancer, Foster Mom Continues Opening Her Home A Bride Plans Her Wedding During Cancer Treatment When…

What Is HER2-Positive Breast Cancer?

causes cancer cells to grow. Related: What Is Hormone-Positive Breast Cancer? Important Terms Every Breast Cancer Should Know What Is Lobular Breast Cancer? How is HER2-positive breast cancer diagnosed? The…