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Your Life In Your Hands : Understand, Prevent and Overcome Breast Cancer and Ovarian Cancer

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Professor Jane Plant's international bestseller on combating breast cancer through diet and lifestyle changes has been fully revised and updated, including new information on ovarian cancer and other types of cancer. In this groundbreaking book, Professor Plant details her own experiences of suffering with breast cancer, and how she learnt of the relationship between cancer and diet. The book explains the science behind the 'no dairy' diet and gives practical advice on how diet and lifestyle changes can help prevent and overcome breast and ovarian cancer. For sufferers, their families and anyone who is concerned about the risk of cancer, this book is essential reading.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 544 pages
  • 130 x 190 x 36mm | 358.34g
  • Ebury Publishing
  • Virgin Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Rev ed
  • None
  • 0753512041
  • 9780753512043
  • 109,917

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"indispensable reading" * Professor Devra Lee Davis, member of the Board of Directors of the Breast Cancer Fund and Senior Fellow in Cancer Epidemiology at the National Cancer Institute * "An astonishing book... it could save your life" * Sunday People * "Amazing... Her message is one that every woman must read" * Daily Mail * "Ground-breaking" * Irish Times * "Easy to follow and practical for a busy lifestyle" * Healthy Options *show more

About Jane Plant

Professor Jane Plant is a widely respected scientist, who was awarded a CBE for her work in relation to human health and in 2005 was made a Life Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine for her books on cancer. She contracted breast cancer in 1987 at the age of 42: the disease recurred a further four times. She adopted the diet and lifestyle changes she advocates in her book, and has now been clear of breast cancer for fifteen years.show more

Review Text

"Easy to follow and practical for a busy lifestyle"show more

Back cover copy

Professor Jane Plant suffered from breast cancer five times before she learned of the relationship between diet and the disease. Through adopting the programme she advocates in this book, she has now been clear of cancer for fifteen years. In Your Life in Your Hands, Plant, an establishment scientist, reveals why the establishment has singularly failed to tell us the facts about what really causes cancer, and shows how simple diet and lifestyle changes can help women overcome breast cancer. Revised and updated with brand-new information to help those with ovarian cancer The latest scientific evidence linking dairy products with breast cancer The food and lifestyle factors to cut your risk of contracting cancer Your Life in Your Hands is a groundbreaking book which has helped thousands of women diagnosed with cancer. 'Indispensable reading' Professor Devra Lee Davis, member of the Board of Directors of the Breast Cancer Fund and Senior Fellow in Cancer Epidemiology at the National Cancer Institute 'An astonishing book ... it could save your life' Sunday People 'Amazing... Her message is one that every woman must read' Daily Mailshow more

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68 ratings
4.11 out of 5 stars
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4 37% (25)
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