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The No-Dairy Breast Cancer Prevention Program: How One Scientist's Discovery Helped Her Defeat Her Cancer

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One out of nine women in the United States will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. For too long, women have erroneously believed that there is little or nothing they can do to prevent this dread illness. Our major medical efforts are directed toward detecting and treating, rather than preventing, breast cancer.

Professor Jane Plant, one of Britain's most eminent scienti
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Paperback, 288 pages
Published October 11th 2002 by St. Martin's Griffin
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Steve
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The No Dairy Breast Cancer Prevention Program

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The leading cause of death for women between 25 - 75 years of age is cancer. The type of cancer that kills the most women is breast cancer. About 1 out of 10 women will contract breast cancer.

That is a large number of wives, girlfriends, mothers, sisters, friends and coworkers who will be lost to people.

One of these victims was almost Dr. Jane Plant, the first female head of the British Geological Survey and one of the first women hired b
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Nick
Dec 24, 2014 Nick rated it it was amazing
A fascinating and thought-provoking argument for less dairy (and dairy-fed meats) in our diets -- to prevent breast and prostate cancer. I would urge anyone who is concerned about carcinogens in daily life to read this book. I'm not enough of a scientist to make an expert judgment on the science, but the writing is very persuasive.
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May 01, 2009 Lynn rated it it was amazing
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For any woman with breast cancer, this is a must-read book. The research is impeccable and the advice life-saving.
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Professor Jane Plant is one of the world's leading geochemists, and was chief scientist of the British Geological Survey (BGS) from 2000 to 2005, as well as Professor of Geochemistry at Imperial College, London.

When she was struck by breast cancer in 1987 at the age of 42, her happy and productive existence seemed destined to fall apart. But despite the disease recurring a further four times, Jane
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