Prevent, Survive, Thrive
Every Woman's Guide to Optimal Breast CareBook - 2016
"Are your breasts healthy? If this question gives you pause, you're not alone. Confusing media and conflicting advice surrounding breast health can make it challenging to know what's best. In the United States this year, more than 200,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. Dr. John West wants to help you avoid becoming part of that statistic. For nearly 20 years, Dr. West has focused on giving his patients the best care possible when they show up for diagnosis or treatment. The question he gets most often from his patients is: "What would you tell me to do if I were your wife or daughter?" Prevent, Survive, Thrive: A Breast Surgeon's Lifesaving Advice for Living Healthy and Cancer-Free is Dr. West's answer. Drawing from the latest scientific findings in the field of breast care, he goes into detail about the things most women don't know about their annual exams, like when you should insist on an ultrasound instead of trusting the mammogram, or even how to do a thorough self-examination in the months between your visits to the physician. He lets you know exactly what kind of pain is normal and what should be investigated further. He even offers lifestyle advice to help you lower your risk factors; things as small as how often you exercise or where you carry your cell phone can have an impact on your future health. Prevent, Survive, Thrive provides clear, accurate guidelines for prevention and early detection, letting you to take control of your health"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Dallas, TX :, BenBella Books, Inc.,, 
Characteristics: xvii, 301 pages ; 22 cm