Breast Cancer

Amber Rachelle was 26 when she was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer, which is aggressive and difficult to treat.

Rhonda is a breast cancer survivor. She shares the story of how she got diagnosed after scheduling a mammogram on a whim when she took her daughter to the doctor. She explains what her specific situation was, the treatment she received, and why her diagnosis was at a stage 3. Rhonda also talks about her […]

  Paulette Leaphart, a cast member in Beyoncé‘s visual album and artistic triumph Lemonade, left her hometown of Biloxi, Mississippi, on April 30th determined to walk the 1,034 miles to Washington, D.C. — and she did it topless. The daring move was intended to make a statement to Congress about breast cancer. The single mother-of-eight was diagnosed with Stage 2 […]

According to researchers, denser breasts make it harder to detect cancer in a mammogram because non-cancerous fatty cells could show up as white on a mammogram, the same as cancerous fatty cells.

Thousands of women (and men) are banding together to share their stories and fight to find a cure for breast cancer. With October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, social media activists have sought to maintain a culture of awareness for the better -- and sometimes the worse.

Breast cancer has long been viewed as a disease that strikes women, but when it does hit men, the results can be much more fatal…