Susan loves breast book is breast cancer 101, the necessary foundation and springboard for understanding the fundamentals of breast cancer and treatment. In 1990, the surgeonturnedsurvivor published the first edition of her groundbreaking book, dr. She recently talked to fox news about her cancer diagnosis and how it was the first real time she thought of her mortality. Get the information you need to understand your breast cancer diagnosis with details on the various types of breast cancer, grading, hormone status, staging, and prognosis. Teenaged friends dylan whitesel and sanzio angeli had a cause. April 4, 2001 actress suzanne somers recently revealed that she has opted to treat her breast cancer with iscador, a drug made from a mistletoe extract somers followed the advice of her. In this completely revised fifth edition, it also becomes a guide for those at risk of getting breast cancer, survivors interested in the consequences of their treatment, and anyone who wants to understand the new research about how the local environment influences the manifestations and treatments of many. Supportive complimentary medicines to ease sideeffects of surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, or tamoxifen.
Get detailed information about breast cancer detection through tests such as mammograms, ultrasounds, other imaging tests and biopsies. This is a book about women taking charge of our own health. Susan wadiaells phd, author of the forthcoming book, busting breast cancer. For more than two decades, readers faced with a diagnosis of breast cancer have relied on dr.
Susan love, the well known breast cancer book author and patient advocate, chided the research establishment for ignoring the needs of people with cancer the only difference between a researcher and a patient is a diagnosis, she told the crowd. This sixth edition explains advances in targeted treatments, hormonal therapies, safer. Susan loves breast book has long been the bible for the newly diagnosed. The bible for women with breast cancer new york times for more than two decades, readers faced with a diagnosis of breast cancer have relied on dr. Susan love foundation for breast cancer research dslrf, became known as a trusted guide to women worldwide through her books. Weed foreword by christiane northrup, md 380 pages, index, profusely illustrated. Breast cancer, second edition, is the seventh book in the m. Love born february 9, 1948 is an american surgeon, a prominent advocate of preventive breast cancer research, and author. A nurses experience by lillie shockney breast cancer. Recent research is rapidly changing the diagnosis, treatment, and outcomes of breast cancer. Susan loves breast book termed the bible for women with breast cancer by the new york times was released october 2010. As a breast cancer surgeon and chief visionary officer of dr.
Susan loves breast book, 5th edition a merloyd lawrence. Guntupalli, a gynecologic cancer specialist, and maryann karinch, sets out to help women with gynecologic or breast cancer. The bible for women with breast cancer new york timesfor more than two decades, readers faced with a diagnosis of breast cancer have relied on dr. A stepbystep guide for the woman with newly diagnosed breast cancer by john link, m. Susan loves breast book 5 years ago, every oncologist has seen this guide in the arms of many patients. Susun weeds herbal medicine books on womens health. Foods, exercises, and attitudes to keep your breasts healthy.
Loves book uses the warm, supportive, and candid tone that has brought confidence to millions of women to help each reader plan. This invaluable book is for women who want to maintain breast health and for women diagnosed with breast cancer. Armed with the knowledge, background, and questions raised in this book, anyone would be equipped to enter the zone of medical uncertainty surrounding breast cancer to ask more questions, get more answers, and learn what they need to know to make the decisions that are right for them. These treatments build the body up, rather than tear it down, and are essential in giving the body the strength it needs to fight back, the author of 18 books says. She works from home doing marketing and frontend development while wearing yoga pants all day. I would say one of the greatest gifts i had was getting cancer 20 years. Gorskis full information can be found here, along with information for patients. It is found in most surgeons offices as well as in the library of most of us that have endured a journey w breast cancer. Its also a book that finally offers women a recipe for effective breast cancer prevention. A founder of the national breast cancer coalition, she was appointed to the national cancer advisory board by president clinton. Breast cancer information when first diagnosed with breast cancer one is expected to make life altering decisions that will impact survivability and quality of life. This website is a virtual journey through breast cancer.
From the introduction busting breast cancer, five simple steps to keep breast cancer out of your body, by susan wadiaells, phd forthcoming june 30, 2020. Susan love dr susan love foundation for breast cancer. Her collectors number five hundred worldwide including three museums. Progress in treatment and early detection has led to improved survival for people of all ages and races, and with all stages of breast cancer. Susan resides in fort lauderdale, florida with her boyfriend jeff and two fur babies mrs. The powerful foods, supplements, and drugs that can save your life by dr. Susan love research foundation, she has learned much about the consequences of cancer treatment. Susan loves breast book was called the bible for women with breast cancer by the new york times, when it was first released in 1990. As time goes on, the survivors are expected to monitor new trends in research and make treatment choices that improve their risk from recurrences and avoid long term harm. This sixth edition explains advances in targeted treatments, hormonal therapies, safer chemotherapy, and immunologic approaches as well as new forms. Susan loves breast book to guide them through the frightening thicket of research and opinion to find the best options for their particular situations. Susan loves guide for the soundest, most supportive advice, once again they. Just as women afflicted with or worried about breast cancer have.
Susan loves breast booklove gives information and advice in forthright, plainspoken languagethere is simply no more clearheaded and comprehensive guide. Susan loves breast book breast cancer consortium archives. Susan loves breast book to guide them through the frightening. Susan loves breast book, which the new york times called the bible for women with breast cancer.
Moss, artist and author, shows her paintings and drawings internationally. This book, like the others in this series, highlights m. Now in its sixth edition released september 2015, dr. Recommended by susan love md and christiane northrup md. Gorski, md, phd, facs is a surgical oncologist at the barbara ann karmanos cancer institute specializing in breast cancer surgery, where he also serves as the american college of surgeons committee on cancer liaison physician as well as an associate professor of surgery and member of the faculty of. In 2012 love announced that she was diagnosed with leukemia and would take a leave of absence to pursue chemotherapy treatment. Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the u. Somers, who battled breast cancer, says her doctors used effective alternative and integrative cancer treatments to purge the cancer cells from her body. Love, md, is president and medical director of the susan love, md, breast cancer foundation in santa barbara, calif. The collateral damage of cancer treatment is a topic that is familiar to susan love, md, mba. Susan love foundation for breast cancer research performs and facilitates innovative and collaborative research while translating science to engage the public as informed partners. Just as women afflicted with or worried about breast cancer have turned to the earlier editions of dr.
Moss artist and author of keep your breasts and survive cancer, survive cancer is a groundbreaking book on the most feared disease, by the author of keep your breasts. Help us raise critical funds for our innovative research programs. It is the single best gift i pay forward when a person gets diagnosed. This month marks the publication of its sixth edition, a perfect occasion to talk to love about whats changed and what hasnt in the realm of breast cancer research and treatment.
For women who have breast canceror simply want to know more about it to help a friend or a relative manage itthere has been no better source for the past 20 years than dr. Susan love md, mba fully revises and updates her comprehensive yet accessible book on breast cancer, dr. Donations of all sizes empower the foundations vision for meaningful research. Widely considered the standard reference on all aspects of breast care, dr. But she came by an important aspect of her knowledge more personally. Komen breast cancer foundation, often referred to as simply komen, is the largest and bestfunded breast cancer organization in the united states according to the harris interactive 2010 equitrend annual brand equity poll, komen was once one of the most trusted nonprofit organizations in america. Susan loves breast book was termed the bible for women with breast cancer by the new york times. Home dr susan love foundation for breast cancer research.
Suzanne somers says breast cancer diagnosis was her wake. In her spare time, susan writes for her personal cancer blog and. Threes company star suzanne somers was just 49 years old when she learned she had cancer. Armed with the knowledge, background, and questions raised in this book, anyone would be equipped to enter the zone of medical uncertainty surrounding breast cancer to ask more questions.915 170 511 653 969 1037 1190 560 623 1462 1230 673 1501 1453 1183 944 1425 1245 248 623 782 244 115 941 786 1214 267 651 372 860 1076 1347 1415 1479 1312 27 1402 489 324 805 955 1142 204 525 21