Synopses & Reviews
Never before has a book so clearly detailed how exercise can reduce the risk for and recurrence of breast cancer, and how women can incorporate a safe and effective exercise program into their lives to fight against the disease. In clear, accessible language, the expert authors explain:
*How to ascertain your breast cancer risk factors
*What you can do NOW to prevent Breast Cancer
*Detailed diet and exercise programs that will keep you healthy and can save your life
*How to detect breast cancer early
*Your best lifestyle choices for surviving--and thriving--after diagnosis, and practical steps to maximize your chances of the cancer never coming back.
"I highly recommend Breast Fitness whether you have breast cancer or are concerned about your risk of getting breast cancer." --Dr. Susan Love, MD, author of Dr. Susan Love's Breast Book
"The book that every woman and man should read to live a healthy, breast cancer-free life" --Sally Edwards, author of Heart Zone Training
"...an invaluable... guide to help women incorporate exercise into their daily lives. I highly recommend this superb book..." --JoAnn Manson, MD, Dr. PH, author of The 30-minute Fitness Solution
"...(the authors) clearly explicate their reasoning so readers can make educated decisions about how to treat and prevent the disease." --Publishers Weekly
"The authors should be congratulated for writing an important book with a new and exciting approach." --Inger Thune, M.D., Ph.D., The University of Norway Institute of Community Medicine
"...the information here is sound....Recommended for comprehensive health collections. --Library Journal
Includes bibliographical references (p. -313) and index.
About the Author
Anne McTiernan, M.D., Ph.D.
, is an international leader in research on exercise and other methods to prevent breast cancer occurrence and recurrence. She is a scientist at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Research Associate Professor at the University of Washington. Her scientific findings have been published in the New England Journal of Medicine and other major scientific publications, magazines, and newspapers. She lives near Seattle, Washington.
Julie Gralow, M.D., is an Assistant Professor of Medical Oncology specializing in breast cancer at the University of Washington and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. She is Director of the University of Washington's Women's Cancer Genetics and Risk Reduction Clinic. She is Co-Chair of the Southwest Oncology Group's Breast Cancer Committee and serves as Medical Director for Team Survivor Northwest. She lives in Seattle, Washington.
Lisa Talbott has been teaching exercise to individuals and groups for over 19 years. As a fitness and therapeutic exercise specialist, Lisa co-founded Team Survivor, a national non-profit organization that teaches women cancer survivors how to use exercise for physical and emotional recovery. She is the health promotion manager at Cancer Lifeline and is completing her graduate studies in public health education. She lives in Seattle, Washington.