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Author: Dedria Bryfonski
Publisher: Farmington Hills, MI : Greenhaven Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, [2016]
Series: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English
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"Opposing Viewpoints is the leading source for libraries and classrooms in need of current-issue materials. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected sources and publications"--
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Juvenile works
Popular Works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dedria Bryfonski
ISBN: 9780737775501 0737775505 9780737775518 0737775513
OCLC Number: 913829433
Description: 199 pages : 1 illustration ; 24 cm.
Contents: Do annual mammograms save lives? About that study that says mammograms don't save lives ... what you need to know / Robin Hilmantel ; A controversial new study says mammograms don't save lives. Should we believe it? / Jonathan Cohn ; The risk of breast cancer from radiation is slight / Kathleen Doheny ; Early detection does not save lives / Karuna Jaggar --
Does preventive mastectomy save lives? Double mastectomy improves survival rates over single mastectomy / Shalmali Pal ; Double mastectomy does not improve survival rates over single mastectomy / Lisa Newman ; More women opting for preventive mastectomy--
but should they be? / Maggie Fox and JoNel Aleccia ; Many women cannot afford genetic testing for breast cancer / Colleen Joy McCullough ; Most women who have a preventive mastectomy are happy with their choice / Rick Nauert ; Women overestimate their breast cancer risk when choosing preventive mastectomy / Dana-Farber Cancer Institute --
Does abortion increase the risk of breast cancer? Abortion increases breast cancer risk / Angela Lanfranchi ; Faulty science is used to support link between abortion and breast cancer / Abby Ohlheiser ; Faulty journalism denies the link between abortion and breast cancer / Joel Brind ; Pro-choice activists cover up link between abortion and breast cancer / Mary L. Davenport ; Anti-choice groups use flawed studies to establish a link between abortion and breast cancer / Joyce Arthur ; Politics should be taken out of the abortion-breast cancer debate / David van Gend --
Has breast cancer awareness become commercialized? Some businesses and nonprofits exploit breast cancer for profit / Lea Goldman ; Businesses buy into breast cancer awareness / Jacob Kanclerz and Ben Sutherly ; The Komen Foundation uses savvy marketing to fight breast cancer / Nancy Brinker interviewed by Philanthropy magazine ; I will not be pinkwashed : Komen's race is for money, not the cure / Joseph Mercola.
Series Title: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Dedria Bryfonski, book editor.

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"Opposing Viewpoints is the leading source for libraries and classrooms in need of current-issue materials. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected sources and publications"--

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