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Women Changing the Way We Think About Our Boobs: Dr. Nalini Chilkov and Dr. Kristi Funk

Anna Musky-Goldwyn | Posted 05.14.2014 | Impact
Anna Musky-Goldwyn

After her mother was diagnosed with cancer three times, and her father twice, Dr. Nalini Chilkov found herself on the road to helping patients like both of her patients. Thirty years later, she is on the forefront of a new type of cancer care.

Women Changing the Way We Think About Our Boobs: Mary Ann Wasil

Anna Musky-Goldwyn | Posted 05.10.2014 | Impact
Anna Musky-Goldwyn

At 39-years-old, Mary Ann was a mother of three and found a lump on her breast. After her diagnosis, she required immediate chemotherapy. How does a woman like herself end up with an organization that not only empowers women, but is changing the way we think about breast health?

Study Suggests Annual Mammograms Are Hurting Women's Healthcare

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 02.06.2014 | Healthy Living

In contrast to the breast cancer screen recommendations from the American Cancer Society that women receive annual mammograms starting at age 40, a ne...

Why You Should Totally Get to Second Base With Yourself

Jenny Isenman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Jenny Isenman

I'd heard horrible tales of the mammogram and it's crushing pain. I feared the impending torture and dreaded that what little my child bearing and breastfeeding had left unscathed would be permanently altered.

WATCH: 'I Haven't Gotten A Mammogram In Ten Years'

Posted 11.29.2012 | HuffPost Live 321

Former nurse practitioner Veneta Masson hasn't gotten a mammogram in ten years. She joined HuffPost Live to discuss her controversial decision with ho...

How to Know Your Breast Cancer Risk

Mache Seibel, MD | Posted 12.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Mache Seibel, MD

Talk with your doctor about the Gail Model and find out what your level of risk for breast cancer is. And get a mammogram.

Laura Bassett

What Drove Komen To Cut Planned Parenthood Grants?

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 02.01.2012 | Politics

Breast cancer charity giant Susan G. Komen for the Cure on Tuesday did not renew a grant to Planned Parenthood to fund breast exams. The move comes le...

The Best Breast Test: The Promise of Thermography

Christiane Northrup, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christiane Northrup, MD

Studies show that a thermogram identifies precancerous or cancerous cells earlier, and produces unambiguous results, which cuts down on additional testing--and it doesn't hurt the body.

Mammograms Before 50: Is It Worth It?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

The definitive solution to the dilemma of a toss-up is, of course, a third choice. In this case, that would be better screening that does not involve radiation.

Take Two Studies And Call Them In The Morning

Rick Horowitz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rick Horowitz

If you've been eating plenty of this and that because we kept proclaiming that this and that are good for you, you might want to scale back a bit.