Jan 6, 2017 Breast Cancer 101 - Breast Cancer Toolkit

MY LIFE Glossary

A Ablation Focused destruction of tissue to reduce/remove or impair its function. Various methods include radiofrequency/heat,...
Dec 26, 2016 Breast Cancer 101 - Breast Cancer Toolkit

Triple Negative Breast Cancer

Download our Triple Negative Breast Cancer Guidebook What is Triple Negative Breast Cancer? Triple Negative Breast Cancer (TNBC) is a...
Dec 26, 2016 Breast Cancer 101 - Breast Cancer Toolkit

Glossary of Terms

A Absolute Risk A person’s chance of developing a certain disease over a certain time period. The absolute risk of a disease is...
Dec 23, 2016 Breast Cancer 101 - Breast Cancer Toolkit

Men and Breast Cancer

Men can get breast cancer too.  While less than 1% of breast cancers occur in men, in 2016, approximately 2,600 men were diagnosed with...
Dec 22, 2016 Breast Cancer 101 - Breast Cancer Toolkit

Breast Cancer Statistics

About 1 in 8 U.S. women (about 12%) will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. In 2016, an estimated...
Dec 22, 2016 Breast Cancer 101 - Breast Cancer Toolkit

What is Breast Cancer?

Source: breastcancer.org Breast cancer is an uncontrolled growth of breast cells. To better understand breast cancer, it helps to...
Dec 8, 2016 Breast Cancer 101 - Breast Cancer Toolkit

Treatments

source: breastcancer.org SURGERY Surgery is usually the first line of attack against breast cancer. This section explains the...
Dec 8, 2016 Breast Cancer 101 - Breast Cancer Toolkit

Types of Breast Cancer

Breast cancer can begin in different areas of the breast – the ducts, the lobules, or in some cases, the tissue in between. In this...
Dec 8, 2016 Breast Cancer 101 - Breast Cancer Toolkit

Symptoms

Initially, breast cancer may not cause any symptoms. A lump may be too small for you to feel or to cause any unusual changes you can notice...