No Family History
The Environmental Links to Breast CancerBook - 2009
Presents compelling evidence of environmental links to breast cancer, ranging from everyday cosmetics to industrial waste. Sabrina McCormick weaves the story of one survivor with no family history into a powerful exploration of the big business of breast cancer. A growing number of experts argue that we should increase focus on prevention-reducing environmental exposures that have contributed to the sharp increase of breast cancer rates. But the dollars continue to pour into the search for a cure, and the companies that profit, including some pharmaceutical and cosmetics companies, may in fact contribute to the environmental causes of breast cancer. No Family History shows how profits drive our public focus on the cure rather than prevention, and suggests new ways to reduce breast cancer rates in the future.
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2009
Branch Call Number: 616.99449 M13n
Characteristics: v, 185 pages ; 24 cm