Breast Cancer

One in eight women in the U.S. will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. If you or someone you love have recently been diagnosed with breast cancer, here is everything you need to know, from how to cope with your diagnosis, to how to understand all your treatment options, to inspiring patient stories.

Featured Stories

What Is Breast Cancer?

Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in women after lung cancer.

Doctors Kept Dismissing My Back Pain—Until I Was Finally Diagnosed With Terminal Cancer

One doctor insisted Tori Geib's pain was caused by depression; another brushed it off as work stress. Then the truth emerged: She had stage 4 breast cancer that had spread to her spine.

16 Celebrities Who Battled Breast Cancer

Here are all the details about how 16 famous women fought breast cancer while being in the public eye. Read about how they were diagnosed, which treatment they chose, and what they're doing now.

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Samantha Harris Thought She Was the Picture of Health—Then She Was Diagnosed With Breast Cancer

"I thought I was healthy before breast cancer, but I had no idea what it felt like to be truly healthy."