Breast Cancer

Depression and Cancer

How does depression affect cancer patients? For cancer patients, depression means much more than just a dark mood. The illness, which strikes about up to

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Flaxseed

You may think of flax as a source of fine linens, but the plant’s greatest value may well lie in its small, dark seeds. As

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What Do I Do Now?

When you or someone you care about has or is facing the possibility of breast cancer, it is natural to feel many bewildering and frightening

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Breast Biopsy

What’s a breast biopsy? A breast biopsy is a procedure in which a doctor removes a small amount of tissue or fluid from your breast

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Breast Cancer Types

How does breast cancer occur? Breast cells become cancerous when they mutate and start to multiply at an abnormally fast pace, crowding out healthy tissue.

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Walking In

Judy* needed my medical clearance to keep walking. It was a beautiful fall morning in southern California, and more than 2,500 walkers were setting off

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Male Breast Cancer

Anne Hofstadter is a breast cancer survivor. Her sister and mother have also had breast cancer. So Anne worries that her daughter may eventually be

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