Breast Cancer Risks and Prevention, Fourth Edition


"Over the last thirty years, while most major cancers have started to decline, breast cancer incidence in the US has increased by an alarming 40%...

...Publication of the first edition of this booklet was prompted by the authors' knowledge that much of the recent surge in breast cancer was attributable to avoidable risks, and the fact that other sources of information on breast cancer risk tended not to offer complete information on avoidable risks. It has been the authors' hope that, armed with full and accurate information, women can make healthier choices that will minimize their risk of breast cancer.

Although the expanded 3rd Edition of the Breast Cancer Risks and Prevention was publish just in 2005, recent dramatic events have necessitated the updating and expanding of the information and references, resulting in the new 4th Edition."