No one wants to think about cancer. Fortunately, we are learning new ways to prevent, find, and treat cancer every day. Explore our resources below to learn more about breast and ovarian cancer, to find strategies to reduce your risk, and to find preventive care providers near you. For more information on your personal risk of breast and ovarian cancer, talk to your doctor and take our quiz.
About Breast Cancer
Breast Cancer Basics: Signs, Symptoms, and Screening
- What Is Breast Cancer?
- What Is Male Breast Cancer?
- What Is Inflammatory Breast Cancer?
- What Is Triple-Negative Breast Cancer?
- What Is Lobular Breast Cancer?
- Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations
Breast Cancer Resources and Programs at Dana-Farber
Dana-Farber's Mammography Van is the only mobile digital mammography program in Massachusetts. In partnership with community-based organizations and neighborhood health centers, we provide screening mammograms and breast health education to women 40 years of age and older.
Mammography Suite at Whittier
Dana-Farber's Mammography Suite at Whittier Street Health Center was established in 2013 to reduce structural barriers to breast cancer screening. A Dana-Farber cancer care team — including skilled, licensed mammography technologists, program coordinators, and breast health educators — provides culturally and linguistically competent care to connect low-income, elderly, and medically underserved populations.
Breast Oncology Program
Ending breast cancer is the reason the Breast Oncology Program exists — everything we do is tailored to the unique needs of people with breast cancer. Our team includes breast cancer surgeons, medical oncologists, and radiation oncologists who have pioneered the most effective techniques in breast cancer treatment.
Young and Strong Program for Young Adults with Breast Cancer
A cancer diagnosis is life-altering for most people, but young adults with breast cancer often face unique challenges due to their age and stage of life. Established in 2005 and embedded in Dana-Farber's Susan F. Smith Center for Women’s Cancers, Young and Strong provides comprehensive care and support to young adults confronting the challenges of living with and beyond breast cancer.
Young and Strong’s mission is to provide expert medical care as well as social, emotional, and educational support to facilitate optimal treatment, supportive care, and groundbreaking research and education focused on the unique issues facing young adults and their loved ones, throughout the cancer care trajectory.
Learn more about care through the Young and Strong Program by visiting their webpage.
Breast Cancer Personalized Risk Assessment, Education and Prevention Program (B-PREP)
B-PREP at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) enables women and men of all ages, including those with or without a family history of cancer, to take charge of their breast health. If you are concerned that you are at-risk for breast cancer and would like an in-depth evaluation by our breast cancer specialists in the B-PREP Program, learn more and make an appointment.
Don't live near Dana-Farber? Find resources near you further down on this page.
About Ovarian Cancer
Ovarian Cancer Basics: Signs, Symptoms, and Screening
- What Is Ovarian Cancer?
- What Are the Symptoms of Ovarian Cancer?
- Fallopian Tubes and Ovarian Cancer: What's the Connection?
- Ovarian Cancer: Seven Terms You Should Know
Ovarian Cancer Resources and Programs at Dana-Farber
Gynecologic Oncology Program
Dana-Farber's Gynecologic Oncology Program is one of the world's leading centers for cancer treatment and research. We provide expert, compassionate care for women with gynecologic cancers, and we offer diagnostic tests and advanced therapies based on the most up-to-date scientific findings, including the latest clinical trials.