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Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day 2014

October 22, 2014

October 13 was National Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day. Managing Editor Claire Nixon talks with oncology counselor Sage Bolte, Ph.D., about how to deal with October's pink onslaught if you're living with metastasis and Medical Adviser Brian Wojciechowski, M.D., on where we are today with metastatic treatment options.

Exercise Reduces Risk, but Benefits Disappear if Women Stop Exercising

September 24, 2014

Many studies have found a link between regular exercise and a lower risk of being diagnosed with breast cancer or breast cancer coming back (recurrence). As a result, the American Cancer Society and many doctors recommend that women who've been diagnosed with breast cancer, as well as those who haven't, exercise regularly – about 4 to 5 hours per week at a moderate intensity level. (Brisk walking is considered moderate intensity exercise.)