Over 550, 000 women are living with a past diagnosis of breast cancer in Western Europe. Over 125,000 are diagnosed every year in Western Europe and 44,000 in the UK. This is a unique, easy-to-read three-part book for patients with breast cancer. Written by an international expert who has treated thousands of patients. The book empowers women and their families who are faced with a diagnosis of breast cancer. In full colour and plain English. FEATURES: The book has 20 chapters centred around, "Control-Points", decisions or steps that need to be taken at key points of a patients breast cancer journey. The book also incorporates special features to assist women and their families with breast cancer -- flow charts, end-of-chapter summaries; over 100 photographs. Includes over 75 web sites, glossary and index.