Dr. Susan Love's Breast Book

Dr. Susan Love's Breast Book

For a woman faced with a diagnosis of breast cancer, the information available today is vast, uneven, and confusing. For more than two decades, readers have relied on Dr. Susan Love’s Breast Book to guide them through this frightening thicket of research and opinion to find the best possible options for their particular situations. This sixth edition explains exciting advances in targeted treatments, hormonal therapies, safer chemotherapy, and immunologic approaches as well as new forms of surgery and radiation. There is extensive guidance for the increasing number of women living for years with metastatic breast cancer. With Dr. Love’s warm support, readers can sort the facts from the fads, ask the right questions, and recognize when a second opinion might be wise.

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Genre: Mind, Body, Spirit / Health & Fitness / Diseases / Cancer

On Sale: September 8th 2015

Price: $13.99

Page Count: 704

ISBN-13: 9780738218229

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“A candid, authoritative, and splendidly well-written guide for women facing a diagnosis, decisions about treatment, and concerns about prevention of breast cancer…Highly recommended.”

More.com, 1/18/11

“Written by one of the nation's most trusted experts, [it] can help lessen the fear and confusion of a breast cancer diagnosis.”

Better Home and Gardens, October 2011

“They don't call it ‘the bible of breast care' for nothing.”


St. Petersburg Times, 11/27/11

“An essential companion, with remarkably accessible information.”

Shelf Awareness, 10/2/15
“Anchoring the literature is Dr. Susan Love's Breast Book…This is the definitive source for information.”

Living Processed Free, 10/5/15
“With Dr. Love's warm support, readers can sort the facts from the fads, ask the right questions, and recognize when a second opinion might be wise.”
Library Journal, 8/2/10
“The woman who almost singlehandedly brought public attention to the mammillary part of our bodies keeps the updates coming. With studies and research advancing at warp speed, this latest tome addresses genetics, how the cell environment influences treatment, new imaging protocols, breast density considerations, and ‘personalized medicine,' approaching each woman's cancer individually. The review of the fourth edition said that no library should be without it. Ditto that.”

“Twenty years after the first edition, Dr. Love writes with optimism about advances in the science of breast cancer diagnosis…She won't lead you astray. For newly-diagnosed breast cancer patients, this book is still a great guide.”

Heart & Soul, November 2010
“More than a bible for those newly diagnosed with breast cancer. It's now also a guide for survivors, those at risk and anyone who wants to understand the environmental connection.”

October 2010
“This is the bible on the topic… The sheer size of the book attests to the body of new knowledge that exists regarding prevention, diagnostic tools, and treatment options.”
Los Angeles Times Magazine, October 2010
“the seminal work for any woman facing the disease.”

Washington Post, 10/12/10
“I was impressed by how plainly and intelligently Love…presented the research findings about mammography.”

Daily News, 10/9/10
“[Love is a] breast cancer guru.”

Northern Virginia Magazine
, October 2010

“comprehensive and candid.”

Infodad.com, 10/14/10

“For women who have breast cancer—or simply want to know more about it to help a friend or a relative manage it—there has been no better source for the past 20 years than Dr. Susan Love's Breast Book…[Love] gives information and advice in forthright, plainspoken language…There is simply no more clear-headed and comprehensive guide to this often devastating disease than Dr. Susan Love's Breast Book, and the new edition is the most information-packed one yet.”

January, October 2010
“An owner's manual for breasts.”
Energy Times, November/December 2010
“The go-to guide for millions of women concerned about breast disorders—cancer in particular…A definitive resource…Present[s] technical information in clear prose meant to be understood by the average woman…Deserve[s] a place on every breast cancer patient's bookshelf.”

Tucson Citizen, 11/8/10

“Striking a blow to the old approach that more is better, Dr. Love writes that it's not just a matter of having cells with mutations of cancer but also an environment egging them on.”

Midwest Book Review, November 2010
“Many shifts in breast health science make this massive coverage a key acquisition for any health library.”

Los Angeles Times, 11/22/10
“[Dr. Love is] one of the country's leading experts on breast cancer.”
Marion Star & Mullins Enterprise, 11/10/10

“Any woman facing a diagnosis, decisions about treatment or concerns about prevention will find in Dr. Love's book the information, guidance and the reassurance she needs.”

Choice, April 2011