Breast Cancer

Thousands Walk To Raise Money For Breast Cancer ResearchIt was a sea of pink at the Hatch Shell on Sunday.
Gene Test Finds Which Breast Cancer Patients Can Skip ChemoA new study shows a gene test can help many women with early stage breast cancer avoid chemotherapy and still beat the disease.
Boston Hospitals Will Study Effects Of Aspirin On Breast Cancer RecurrenceDoctors in Boston are looking into whether aspirin can treat cancer.
Harvard Researchers Question Benefits Of MammogramsLocal researchers find greater breast cancer screening with mammography does lead to fewer breast cancer deaths.
Braintree Officer’s Pregnant Wife Battles Breast CancerThe Braintree police department is appealing to the public for help supporting an officer and his expectant wife facing a tough battle.
"The Angelina Jolie Effect:" What You Need to Consider Before Deciding about Breast SurgeryTwo years later "The Angelina Effect" continues to influence critical decisions among women with breast cancer.
What You Need to Know about Breast Tissue DensityRegardless of breast density, routine mammography remains the most important imaging exam to screen for breast cancer.
Understanding BRCA 1, BRCA 2 Genetic TestsMutations in these two genes are responsible for about five percent of all cases of breast cancers and approximately 20 to 25 percent of all hereditary breast cancers.
VIDEO: Ovarian Cancer: You Are Your Best AdvocateTrusting her own body and talking with her doctors about symptoms that didn't go away helped Nadja partner with her care team at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center to catch and treat her ovarian cancer early.
Some Women Choosing More Invasive Breast Cancer Surgery When They Don't Need ToSome surgeons and oncologists are calling this the 'Angelina Jolie' effect.
Rita Wilson Undergoes Double Mastectomy After Breast Cancer DiagnosisActress and singer Rita Wilson announced on Tuesday that she had a double mastectomy after being diagnosed with breast cancer.
Simmons College President Battles Breast CancerThe president of Simmons College talks about her fight with breast cancer.