There have been 8,410 new cases of female breast cancer in 2022 in New Jersey and 1,210 deaths.
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‘Grab your girls’ and get screened for breast cancer together
In an effort to get more women screened for breast cancer, The American Cancer Society urges women to get screened together with its "Grab Your Girls" campaign.
Freehold woman battles breast cancer twice, once while pregnant
A Freehold, NJ woman is cancer free after battling breast cancer twice in her life, once while she was pregnant at just 32 years old.
Rutgers oncologist says less is more for breast cancer treatment
Whether it's surgery or systemic treatment of breast cancer, less is more, says one Rutgers oncologist.
Simply talking to your doctor can go a long way in surviving breast cancer
Attacking breast cancer is an individualized approach so having a conversation with a doctor can make all the difference, according to the American Cancer Society.
NJ docs looking for more ways to fight triple-negative breast cancer
"It's a very difficult disease to treat," said Dr. Deborah Toppmeyer, chief medical officer at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. "There is a lot of ongoing research in this subtype of breast cancer, trying to find weapons that can be effective."
Mom, teacher, war veteran — Wall, NJ now coming to her aid
A community rallies around a Wall Township high school teacher and Gulf War veteran, battling Stage 4 breast cancer.
Male breast cancer a rare but real threat — West Orange, NJ man shares his story
Louis Graham had no hesitation eight years ago or in 2020 about going to see a doctor when he noticed something was off.
Yearly mammograms are the key to early breast cancer detection
Getting yearly mammograms can lead to early detection, better treatments, and higher survival rates for breast cancer, according to one Rutgers breast oncologist.
Fight breast cancer! Join Trev at the Susan G. Komen walk Sunday
If we could raise ONE more dollar, take ONE more step, share ONE more story, think of the impact we could make.