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The 10 cancers US women are most likely to face

Some cancers occur far more often than others. Here's a look at the 10 most common cancers among American women, from breast to ovarian.
The disease doesn't spread as quickly in people with more of the Tinagl1 gene.

A new type of breast cancer treatment could help stop the spread of a highly aggressive form of the disease

Researchers from Princeton University discovered a potential treatment for triple-negative breast cancer, an aggressive form of the disease.

Eating even a little bit of processed meat regularly can increase your risk of some deadly cancers

Regular, consistent consumption of processed and red meats like ham, hot dogs, bacon, and sausages can up your odds of developing some deadly cancers.
Most cancers are commonly diagnosed in older adults.

Here’s when you’re most likely to be diagnosed with 10 common types of cancer

Although many factors contribute to one's risk of developing cancer, age can play a role. Here's when some cancers are commonly diagnosed.
A mother breastfeeds her child.

Doctors don’t always tell mothers about the link between breastfeeding and lower breast cancer risk. Some say knowing would influence their deci...

A recent study found that few women learned about the link between breastfeeding and lower breast cancer risk from medical professionals.

A superstar ex-Facebook and Google exec is trying to upend a $24 billion industry with devices that spot disease sooner — and she’s alread...

A brush with death inspired ex-Facebook and Google executive Mary Lou Jepsen to embark on her latest initiative at a San Francisco-based startup called Openwater.
Confusing breast cancer myths are still around.

12 things that are actually tied to breast cancer

There are actually certain factors, however, that make you more or less likely to develop breast cancer, and many of them are under your control.

10 subtle signs of breast cancer

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in American women. Here's are 10 signs to look out for that could indicate breast cancer.
BRCA is a blood test that tests for changes in breast cancer susceptibility genes.

9 myths you should know about the BRCA tests

The BRCA test for breast and ovarian cancer risk has a lot of misconceptions surrounding it. Here's what you should know, according to experts.

12 celebrities who have battled breast cancer

Here is a list of famous celebrities who have been diagnosed with varying stages of breast cancer and have undergone treatment.