Dr. Susan Love, chief visionary officer of Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation (DSLRF), became known as a trusted guide to women worldwide through her books. The most recent edition of Dr. Susan Love’s Breast Book was released September 2015.
Widely considered the standard reference on all aspects of breast care, Dr. Susan Love's Breast Book was called "the bible for women with breast cancer" by the New York Times, when it was first released in 1990. Now in its sixth edition (released September, 2015), Dr. Love’s book uses the warm, supportive, and candid tone that has brought confidence to millions of women to help each reader plan her own path after a breast cancer diagnosis.The sixth edition explains advances in targeted treatments, hormonal therapies, chemotherapy, and immunologic approaches as well as new forms of surgery and radiation.It is available at Barnes & Noble, Indiebound, iBooks, and Amazon. If you use AmazonSmile (and select Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation as your charity of choice), a portion of your purchase will be donated to DSLRF.
In her empowering and demystifying book about menopause, Dr. Love stresses that menopause is not a disease that needs to be cured—it is a natural life stage. Dr. Love offers a remarkably clear set of guidelines on the use of menopausal hormone therapy and explains what is known about other options for treating menopausal symptoms.
In a collaboration with psychologist Alice Domar, PhD, Dr. Love shares how it’s ok to break the rules when it comes to women’s health. Perfect health is not achievable; and in this book, Dr. Domar and Dr. Love break down what need to be achieved versus what the “health police” say is good for you. The book breaks down prevailing health “musts” in six areas—sleep, stress, preventive care, exercise, nutrition, and personal relationships; giving you the tools to properly take care of yourself while not stressing about the little things.
Designed for general surgeons, this book, co-authored by Dr. Love in 1996, shows breast surgery techniques for both malignant and benign disease. Topics covered include anatomy, biopsy techniques, lumpectomy, modified and radical mastectomy, placement and removal of implants, and reconstructive procedures. It also includes information on preoperative planning, operative rationale and alternatives, and outlines potential complications