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Breasts: The Owner's Manual: Every Woman's Guide to Reducing Cancer Risk, Making Treatment Choices, and Optimizing Outcomes (Paperback)
National bestseller from one of the most trusted and accessible voices in cancer prevention for women, now available in paperback.
Most women don't want to hear about breast cancer unless they have it and need to make some decisions, but these days news about breast cancer--the number one killer of women ages twenty to fifty-nine--is everywhere. Hope for a cure abounds. Celebrities have come forward to share their experiences and raise awareness. Chances are you know someone who has had it.
But did you know that you make choices every day that bring you closer to breast cancer--or move you farther away? That in the majority of cases, cancer isn't up to fate, and there are ways to reduce your risk factors? That many of the things you've heard regarding the causes of breast cancer are flat-out false?
There have been few solid guidelines on how to improve your breast health, lower your risk of getting cancer, optimize your outcomes if you're faced with a diagnosis, and make informed medical choices after treatment. Until now.
"Dr. Funk writes Breasts: The Owner's Manual just like she talks: with conviction, passion, and a laser focus on you."
--Dr. Mehmet Oz, Host of The Dr. Oz Show
"Breasts: The Owner's Manual will become an indispensable and valued guide for women looking to optimize health and minimize breast illness."
--Debu Tripathy, MD, Professor and Chair, Department of Breast Medical Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
"Breasts: The Owner's Manual not only provides a clear path to breast health but a road that leads straight to your healthiest self. As someone who has faced breast cancer, I suggest you follow it."
--Robin Roberts, Coanchor, Good Morning America