This informative and comprehensive book is a general guide to readers of all ages and backgrounds, but in particular women in the reproductive and menopausal groups. Throughout the book an emphasis has been laid on the learning process on breast-related diseases and problems, which some women as well as men may face in their lifetime. A lack of awareness and failure to identify any harmful changes at the very early stages of breast cancer will reduce the chances of survival from the disease. An early detection of breast cancer is crucial for an effective and successful treatment..

The book starts with an introduction of breast and its anatomy and normal physiological changes at different stages of life, routine breast care, breast-feeding and associated problems and how to detect any noticeable abnormalities by breast screening, such as, breast self examination, mammography and ultrasonography, a long term uses of oral contraceptives and hormone replacement therapy and their effects on the breasts, particularly on risk groups of women.

It also mentions about breast cancer in detail - causes, various forms of treatment available including breast reconstruction surgery and psychological effect.

Finally, it mentions about breast cancer in men.

This book is in a paper back, ISBN: 1850355010, contains more than 80 photographs (both in colour and black and white), available through all leading UK bookshops at a cost of 6.99 (outside UK at $14.99) excluding postage and packaging.

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