How to Prevent Breast Cancer

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Simon and Schuster, 1995 M10 18 - 383 páginas
Breast cancer, the most commonly diagnosed form of cancer for women in the United States, is believed to be a disease largely beyond our control. In How to Prevent Breast Cancer, you'll find groundbreaking information that challenges that belief and incorporates traditional and alternative approaches to avoiding the disease.
Practical and holistic, How to Prevent Breast Cancer teaches you how to modify your diet and lifestyle to maximize your potential for living a life free of breast cancer.
With new data about mammograms and eye-opening information about the benefits of breast massage, plus instructions for self-examination, How to Prevent Breast Cancer provides clear and concise guidance that no woman should be without.
 

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Contenido

Introduction
7
Fighting the Epidemic
13
Breast Structure Function and Abnormalities
24
Mammography
38
New Biopsy Options
55
Breast SelfExamination
67
The Real Story
84
The Pros and Cons of Hormone Replacement Therapy
97
The Danger of Pesticides
183
Feel Good and Live Longer
195
Smoking and Breast Cancer
205
Alcohol Consumption
211
Electromagnetic Fields
222
Tamoxifen and Breast Cancer Treatment
231
Treatment for Early Breast Cancer
241
An Increased Risk?
250

Eat Right for Life
117
The First Line of Defense
131
The 20 Percent Solution
145
Taking Nutritional Supplements
159
The Soy Phenomenon
173
The Latest on Nonsexual Breast Massage
258
The MindBody Connection
273
On Health Healing and Empowerment
296
Congressperson
328
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