Metastatic Breast Cancer: A Comprehensive Guide

What is metastatic breast cancer? Metastatic breast cancer (also referred to as advanced stage or stage IV breast cancer) is breast cancer that has spread (or metastasized) from the breast

Top Myths About Breast Cancer

…history is very important in understanding one’s risk for breast cancer and although having multiple family members with breast cancer may elevate your risk, most breast cancer is not hereditary….

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,…

What are the Common Subtypes of Breast Cancer?

…is extremely important in determining the best strategies to treat the cancer. Hormone receptor-positive (HR+) breast cancer Hormone receptor-positive breast cancers test positive for estrogen and/or progesterone receptors. Breast cancer

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

…before starting breast cancer treatment and consider pursuing fertility preservation. Learn more from the Breast Cancer during Pregnancy Program in the Susan F. Smith Center for Women’s Cancers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute….

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…

Five Myths About Breast Cancer

…is no evidence in breast cancer or breast disease that air causes spread of cancer or that needle core biopsy causes cancer to spread. In fact, needle core biopsy is…

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…