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Preventing Breast Cancer

The Breastfeeding Corner

Merritt E. James | Posted 10.14.2015 | Black Voices
Merritt E. James

Black women have the highest breast cancer death rates of all racial and ethnic groups. They are also 40% more likely to die of breast cancer than white women. Breastfeeding means less risk of breast cancer for mothers and their daughters.

Angelina Jolie: Double Credit as a Role Model After Double Operations

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 05.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

With the recognition that 5 to 10 percent of cancers are due to inherited mutations, it is especially important that people work with their physicians...

Beyond BRACA: 7 Keys to Breast Cancer Prevention

Tasneem Bhatia, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Tasneem Bhatia, M.D.

We need more. We need more options than losing our breasts, ovaries and other organs. Surely the conversation on breast cancer prevention has to be more involved than this?

WATCH: Danica Patrick's Words For Women During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Posted 10.01.2013 | Healthy Living

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and NASCAR driver Danica Patrick is racing to get the message to women across the country. Patrick and he...

Make a Move for Breast Cancer Prevention

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 09.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

OK, now that the holiday is over, and we're back to the daily routine (my Tai Chi class was cancelled for a week, and boy, was I cranky!), let's explo...

Breast Cancer Prevention: Part 3

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 08.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

Well, as I sat down to write this, I realized that on one hand, I was a little discouraged that I couldn't get this information into one or two blogs ...

Breast Cancer and Prevention: Part 2

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 08.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

There are a number of goals in this process. The first is to ensure that you have healthy estrogen ratios. The second is that you give your body the tools it needs to process all your toxins appropriately and allow the two phases of your liver to do their best work keeping you healthy.

10 Ways To Lower Your Breast Cancer Risk

Staness Jonekos | Posted 12.19.2011 | Healthy Living
Staness Jonekos

Today I celebrate my health by lowering my breast cancer risk factors. Today I honor my breast health empowered. Today I do a breast self-exam.

Breast Cancer Prevention: A Huge Missed Opportunity

Marisa Weiss, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marisa Weiss, M.D.

All women are at risk for breast cancer. And all women and girls can take steps in their everyday lives to reduce their risk of developing breast cancer -- even the healthiest women with no family or personal history of the disease.