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Not all babies will stop breastfeeding from a breast that has a cancerous tumor.

A woman learned she had breast cancer after her son refused to feed from one of her breasts, and it’s likely because the tumor made her milk tas...

Joanne Carr, a U.K.-based mom, said she wouldn't have noticed the cancerous lump if her son didn't react the way he did. Now, she's in remission.
Eating a low-fat diet could help prevent risk of death from breast cancer.

Low-fat diets could lower the risk of dying of breast cancer. That may be bad news for keto fans.

A new study found that women who ate low-fat diets that consisted of large amounts of produce and grains were less likely to die from breast cancer.

A Silicon Valley startup just launched a DNA-based health test that could be a big competitor to 23andMe

A new genetic test looks at your risk of diseases like cancer and high cholesterol. Unlike 23andMe's test, it includes genetic counseling and full sequencing.
The rule would be mandated under federal law, according to FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD.

The FDA just proposed a new mammogram rule to alert women of increased breast cancer risk

The FDA proposed a rule that would require women receive information about their breast density, a marker that could help detect early breast cancer.

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.