• By Laurel J. Kelly

Living With Cancer: Understanding HER2-positive breast cancer

June 8, 2018

a medical illustration of breast cancerHER2-positive breast cancer 
HER2-positive breast cancer is a breast cancer that tests positive for a protein called human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2), which promotes the growth of cancer cells. While HER2-positive breast cancers tend to be more aggressive than other types of breast cancer, treatments that specifically target it are effective, and the prognosis is good. Learn more from Dr. Timothy Moynihan, a Mayo Clinic oncologist.

Yoga: Fight stress and find serenity 
Yoga brings together physical and mental disciplines that may help you achieve peacefulness of body and mind. This can help you relax, and manage the stress and anxiety associated with living with cancer. It's also been shown to improve sleep and reduce fatigue. Learn more about yoga, and consider whether it might be right for you.

Video: 'Kidney cancer' 
Because kidney tumors often don't cause symptoms, most kidney cancers are found during tests for unrelated conditions. In this short video, Ganella Anderson tells the story of how her health care provider ordered a CT scan to evaluate her upset stomach and found a kidney tumor the size of a football.

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