Breasts: The Owner's Manual: Every Woman's Guide to Reducing Cancer Risk, Making Treatment Choices, and Optimizing Outcomes
Everything you need to know about breast health
News about breast cancer--the number one killer of women ages twenty to fifty-nine--is everywhere. But did you know that you make choices every day that bring you closer to breast cancer--or move you farther away? That in the majority of cases, cancer isn't up to fate, and there are ways to reduce your risk factors? That many of the things you've heard regarding the causes of breast cancer are flat-out false?
There have been few solid guidelines on how to improve your breast health, lower your risk of getting cancer, optimize your outcomes if you're faced with a diagnosis, and make informed medical choices after treatment. Until now.
"Dr. Funk writes Breasts: The Owner's Manual just like she talks: with conviction, passion, and a laser focus on you." - Dr. Mehmet Oz, Host, The Dr. Oz Show
"Breasts: The Owner's Manual will become an indispensable and valued guide for women looking to optimize health and minimize breast illness." - Debu Tripathy, MD, Professor and Chair, Department of Breast Medical Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
"Breasts: The Owner's Manual not only provides a clear path to breast health, but a road that leads straight to your healthiest self. As someone who has faced breast cancer, I suggest you follow it." - Robin Roberts, Coanchor, Good Morning America
DR. KRISTI FUNK is a board-certified breast surgeon and cofounder of the Pink Lotus Breast Center in Los Angeles. She has helped thousands of women--including celebrities such as Angelina Jolie and Sheryl Crow--navigate breast cancer issues. Dr. Funk appears frequently on television shows as a breast expert. She lives in Southern California with her husband, Andy, and triplet sons.