By Candice Norwood, The 19th
First lady Jill Biden visited South Carolina on Monday, promoting efforts toward finding a cure for cancer and touring a cancer center in the state that played a pivotal role in her husband's victory in the 2020 Democratic primary.
By Meg Kinnard, Associated Press
After receiving a breast cancer diagnosis, healthcare journalist Kate Pickert began conducting extensive research to become more informed about her own treatment. Her book "Radical: The Science, Culture, and History of Breast Cancer in America" chronicles her findings and personal…
By Katie Pickert
Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar announced Thursday that she has been treated for breast cancer that was found in February and the treatment "went well."…
By Steve Karnowski, Associated Press
Losing breasts to cancer can be a shattering experience. As Maya Trabulsi of KPBS in San Diego reports, a tight-knit group of women at a retirement home in Escondido, California, is lessening the pain associated with mastectomies — one loving…
By Maya Trabulsi, KPBS
By Kimberly Bertrand, The Conversation
Black women could be at higher risk of breast cancer due to frequent use of lye-based hair straighteners. A group of epidemiologists explain their research.
By Yamiche Alcindor, Lorna Baldwin
For Black women in America, a breast cancer diagnosis brings with it a disturbing statistic. Black women are less likely to develop breast cancer but 40 percent more likely to die from it than white women, according to the Centers…
Even amid the pandemic, the threat of cancer looms significant. Estimates suggest that more than 42,000 people will die from breast cancer alone this year, and more than 275,000 new cases will be diagnosed. But millions are also surviving the…
By Associated Press
Preston, who played dramatic and comic foil to actors ranging from Tom Cruise in “Jerry Maguire” to Arnold Schwarzenegger in “Twins,” died Sunday, husband John Travolta said.
Wurtzel, whose blunt and painful confessions of her struggles with addiction and depression in the best-selling “Prozac Nation” made her a voice and a target for an anxious generation, died Tuesday after a long battle with cancer.
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