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Breast Cancer

Articles and resources on breast cancer for patients, caregivers, and family members
My Story: Male Breast Cancer and Waldenström's Macroglobulinemia
Breast CancerPatient Stories
Edward Sawa was waking up with headaches that disrupted his daily activities and ended up being diagnosed with Waldenström’s macroglobulinemia and breast cancer. Read the lessons he’s learned as a male with breast cancer.
FDA Approved Margenza for Patients with Metastatic HER2-Positive Breast Cancer
Breast CancerFDA Approvals, News & Updates
In December 2020, the FDA approved Margenza (margetuximab-cmkb), a new targeted therapy, for the treatment of patients with metastatic HER2-positive breast cancer, representing an important new option for patients with this type of breast cancer that continues to progress despite different treatments.
The War on Cancer: Historical and Personal Perspectives
Breast CancerSurvivorship
Judy Pearson describes her personal fight with cancer, providing a historical perspective on the war on cancer, which was officially launched in 1971, when cancer was believed to be contagious, showing just how far we’ve come, with new types of cancer therapies leading the way.
Catastrophic Disability and Cancer in the Time of COVID-19
Patient StoriesBreast Cancer
Plunging from nightmare to nightmare, Serena was diagnosed with breast cancer, while her 39-year-old husband, Robert, had a stroke, which claimed his speech and movement, leaving him “trapped in a thoroughly trashed body.” Paying the medical bills added to their struggles during the pandemic.
CONQUER Cam: A Spotlight on Ed Sawa
Breast CancerCONQUER CamPatient Stories
Ed Sawa, a 65-year-old male breast cancer survivor, describes his journey through treatment with his support system by his side. Ed hopes that by sharing his story he can help men better understand the possibility of being diagnosed with breast cancer.
Breast CancerFDA Approvals, News & UpdatesMetastatic Breast Cancer
People with triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) that has spread to other parts of the body (metastatic) now have a new treatment option called Trodelvy (sacituzumab govitecan-hziy). This drug was recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use specifically in adult patients with metastatic TNBC who have already received at least 2 previous treatments for their cancer.
Drugs for Breast Cancer
Breast Cancer
Here are the drugs and financial support services available to patients receiving treatment for Breast Cancer.
Khadijat Fatai-Banwo Demonstrates Passion and Dedication as the 2020 Hero of Hope™ Patient Award Winner
Breast CancerHero of Hope
Khadijat Fatai-Banwo’s HER2-positive breast cancer diagnosis changed her outlook on the world and inspired her to become a leading voice in advocating for cancer care to be a national health priority in Nigeria.
Staying Positive
Breast CancerPatient StoriesSurvivorship
Neelam Shinde, a 2-time breast cancer survivor, reflects on the power of positive thinking and remembering that setbacks are integral parts of life.
Life Is Interrupted, but Cancer Cannot Push Its Pause Button
Breast CancerIssue Introductions
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and in her introduction to the October issue, Lillie Shockney explores the fear of cancer recurrence, the value of exercise, and other breast cancer-related articles featured in the issue.
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