breast cancer

10.2.19

Yes, Men Get Breast Cancer

Beyoncé's father, Mathew Knowles, shared his diagnosis in an interview with "Good Morning America" to shed light on a rare, but very real, health risk lots of men face.

8.30.18

How Your Art Changes When You’re Told You’re Dying

“What I'm doing is immortality,” Jeiven says. “I'm putting art on people that's going to walk around after I'm gone.”

7.18.18

Mammogram Machines Can Make You ‘Feel Like You’re from Another Planet’ When You’re Disabled

Physical structures and clinic access are only a piece of the cancer screening problem for people with disabilities.

5.10.18

Women Who Lost Their Moms Talk About Mother's Day

"When she was still alive, I often showed her how important she was to me, but Mother’s Day was always a special moment to be aware of that and be grateful for it."

4.26.18

Jim Crow Laws Are Gone But They’re Still Making Black People Sick

We may only now be seeing the health effects of state-sanctioned racism in the 1960s.

3.12.18

Should Doctors Screen Women of Color for Breast Cancer Even Earlier?

Researchers say current screening guidelines don’t take into account racial differences in when breast cancer develops or how aggressive it is.

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2.7.18

7 Things to Never Say to Someone With Cancer

Advice from someone who had cancer.

2.6.18

I Got Breast Cancer But Not a Mastectomy

For those with breast cancer, a mastectomy may seem the best option. I thought so–until the last minute.

1.29.18

After Cancer, You Still Have to Get Used to Your New Body

For now, I’m healing from surgery nicely and enjoying the novelty of having small breasts.

1.19.18

Life After a Double Mastectomy at 33

A young, single New York City woman is diagnosed with the genetic mutation that gave her mother breast cancer. After removing her breasts, unanswerable questions about her future loom large.

1.19.18

These Women Help Detect Breast Cancer. They’re Blind.

Research suggests blind people might have enhanced sensory abilities.

1.4.18

My Plastic Surgeon Made My Post-Cancer Breasts Two Sizes Too Small

“This has never happened to me before,” he says.

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