Breast cancer can be complicated, and often hard to understand. This video explains what HER2 means, how it can be treated, and what makes HER2 different. Breast cancer doctor, Robert Carlson of the Stanford Comprehensive Cancer Center, explains what HER2 positive breast cancer is in this informative video.
Breast cancer is becoming more common in younger women, and the type they are getting is typically more aggressive. It is important that women become and stay aware of their body, and react quickly if they see or feel something unusual.
Breast cancer surgery can take a huge physical toll on the body, which requires rest and care for proper healing. Many women have questions about when they will be able to return to work after breast cancer surgery. That answer, Dr. Julie Billar says, depends on the type of surgery… Read More →
Former NFL cheerleader, Andrea, was diagnosed with breast cancer, and found out she carried the breast and ovarian cancer gene, BRCA-1. She went through treatment and is now a cancer survivor. Throughout her right, she struggled with the lack of control she had over her body and sickness. One way she fought back against the cancer was to take control and shave her own head instead of watching her hair fall out naturally.
Watch as Dr. Rick Baehner discusses who and when to ask for the DCIS test.
Teresa Hendricks, a breast cancer survivor, is working to pass the bill that would force doctors to tell women if they have dense breast tissue. Dense breast tissue can cause complications during a mammogram and increase your chances of being diagnosed with breast cancer by 4 to 6 times. Learn… Read More →
Various people in a community in North Carolina raised $150,000 to spread awareness about breast cancer.