BreastCancer

Breast Cancer's Financial Toll: Where to Go for Help

A breast cancer diagnosis can be like an earthquake in the life of the patient and her family, but the medical community is there to help guide them. What's often hard to find is a monetary lifeline for those in danger of getting washed away by the financial tidal wave that can follow.

Breast Cancer's Financial Toll: Your Money or Your Life

Breast cancer is the second most common cancer among American women: 12% will develop it at some point in their lives, and at that point, the health battle begins. But those women often must fight one a second front as well, dealing with the multiple threats cancer poses to their financial well-being.

Perfume to Benefit Breast Cancer May Also Cause Cancer

The Susan G. Komen Foundation's partnerships bring in millions each year for breast cancer research. But one of its partners has brought it an ironic problem: The perfume Promise Me, marketed to benefit the charity, contains a hormone disruptor that studies point to as a contributing cause of breast cancer.