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Linda Nolan opens up about her personal life

Nolan admitted she would like to have sex but she has "issues with her body because of the scars".

Sep 11, 2019, 17:06 PM IST

Ayushmann Khurrana's wife Tahira Kashyap returns to work after mastectomy

Retweeting Tahira's post, Ayushmann said that he is "proud" of her.

Nov 22, 2018, 13:56 PM IST

Double mastectomy can have negative impact on employment

Fuelled by celebrity disclosures and growing patient interest, use of mastectomy has grown over the years.

Oct 09, 2017, 14:05 PM IST

The 'Angelina effect' has doubled preventative mastectomy numbers in the UK

Angelina Jolie's announcement in May 2013 that she had had a double mastectomy caused a media storm.

Nov 30, 2015, 08:04 AM IST

Spurt in breast cancer in India: Improper lifestyle, stress main culprits

Dr Sahni shared some useful, yet informative tips on how women can reduce their risk of breast cancer.

Oct 19, 2015, 14:18 PM IST

Breast reconstruction with patient's own tissues leads to better satisfaction

 A new study has revealed that it leads to better satisfaction when patient's own tissues are used for reconstruction of breast than implants for women who have undergone mastectomy.

Dec 30, 2014, 15:22 PM IST

`It is a myth that a woman diagnosed with breast cancer will have a family history of the disease`

As per statistics, as many as 1.6 million cases are reported annually. In rural India, 1 in 60 women is likely to develop breast cancer during her lifetime, whereas in cities 1 in every 28 women is likely to suffer from the disease.

Oct 16, 2014, 16:50 PM IST

Women who`ve had mastectomy can wear swimsuit!

Going on a holiday soon after mastectomy and dreading the thought of wearing a swimsuit? No need to worry as there is the right swimwear for you.

Jun 01, 2014, 23:08 PM IST

Angelina Jolie `getting ready` for hysterectomy now

Angelina Jolie is reportedly "getting ready" to undergo a hysterectomy, a year after she had a double mastectomy.

May 22, 2014, 14:14 PM IST

Surgery was `right choice` for family, says Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie says having a double mastectomy last year was "the right choice" for her family.

May 19, 2014, 07:55 AM IST

Angelina Jolie`s preventive mastectomy fails to raise knowledge of breast cancer risk

Angelina Jolie`s announcement of undergoing preventive double mastectomy heightened has not translated into increased understanding of breast cancer risk, according to researchers.

Dec 20, 2013, 16:27 PM IST

Angelina Jolie`s cancer doc reveals pioneering procedures used during mastectomy

Angelina Jolie`s cancer doctor Kristi Funk has revealed that she created pioneering pre and post-surgery procedures to make sure her famous patient was more than happy with the results of her double mastectomy earlier this year.

Aug 28, 2013, 16:25 PM IST

Brad Pitt reacts to Melissa Etheridge`s Angelina Jolie double mastectomy comments

Brad Pitt has come out in defence of Angelina Jolie after Melissa Etheridge criticized her decision to get a preventative double mastectomy.

Jun 19, 2013, 11:01 AM IST

Angelina Jolie thanks fans for support on 1st red carpet appearance post mastectomy

Angelina Jolie made her first public appearance, after revealing the news about her undergoing double mastectomy last month, at her fiance Brad Pitt `s zombie thriller ` World War Z.`

Jun 03, 2013, 16:03 PM IST

IN PICS: Angelina Jolie makes first public appearance post double mastectomy

Angelina Jolie made her first public appearance at Brad Pitt`s zombie thriller `World War Z’ premiere after recently undergoing double mastectomy.

Jun 03, 2013, 12:02 PM IST

Nano-ray of hope for Breast Cancer sufferers

Angelina Jolie’s recent double mastectomy has highlighted the debate on breast cancer.

May 30, 2013, 16:58 PM IST

Angelina Jolie`s aunt dies from breast cancer

Angelina Jolie`s aunt lost her battle with breast cancer on Sunday, just about two weeks after the actress revealed that she had undergone a double mastectomy to reduce the risk of developing the deadly disease.

May 27, 2013, 14:34 PM IST

I live for Angelina Jolie, kids, says Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt says he was wasting his life on drugs before he met Angelina Jolie. The actor admits he now lives for his partner and their six children.

May 23, 2013, 14:04 PM IST

Frankie Boyle sparks outrage with new joke about Angelina Jolie

Frankie Boyle, who targeted Angelina Jolie last week by tweeting that she should sell her body for sex, has raised eyebrows with a second sick joke about the actress.

May 20, 2013, 14:07 PM IST

I can tell my children they won`t lose me to breast cancer, says Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie, who underwent a double mastectomy operation recently, has admitted that she is very happy with her decision as she can now tell her children that they don`t need to fear about losing her mother because of breast cancer.

May 19, 2013, 16:14 PM IST