As the old saying goes, 'An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure'. Dr Sandra Cabot and naturopath Margaret Jasinska coauthored this Breast Cancer Prevention Guide to educate readers of the common causes for breast cancer and how to best avoid them.
Breast cancer is a frightening illness. Globally, a case of breast cancer is diagnosed every 29 seconds, and one woman in the world dies of breast cancer every 75 seconds.
With statistics like this it is no wonder that more women fear breast cancer more than any other illness. This book focuses on the use of complementary therapies in the prevention and treatment of breast cancer.
There is no other book like this that gives you a comprehensive plan to prevent breast cancer. This book is based on the latest research available from medical science. In this book you will learn the risk factors for breast cancer and what you can do to greatly reduce your risk.
This book also provides information for women who currently have breast cancer, how to improve the odds of survival and reduce the risk of recurrence.
One in eight Australian and American women develop breast cancer during their lifetime.
Most women feel powerless when it comes to preventing breast cancer, they believe genetics and bad luck determine who develops the disease.
The truth is that only five to ten percent of breast cancer cases are due to genetics.
In this book you will learn about the real risk factors for breast cancer and what you can do to greatly reduce your risk. In the Breast Cancer Prevention Guide, you will learn:
Mammograms are not the best method for detecting breast cancer in all women.
Your body can make good estrogen and bad estrogen. Learn how to increase your body's production of beneficial estrogen.
The importance of progesterone in protecting against breast cancer.
The chemicals you come in contact with each day that are strongly implicated in causing breast cancer and how to reduce your exposure to them.
Foods, herbs and nutrients with powerful anti-cancer effects.
Recipes and tips on how to incorporate powerful anti-cancer foods into your diet.