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Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS, is a Surgical Oncologist and Director of the Comprehensive Breast Cancer Program at the Cancer Treatment Centers of America's cancer center in Phoenix, Arizona. Dr. Wascher is also a Clinical Professor of Surgery at the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Phoenix. Dr. Wascher has written hundreds of articles, scholarly research papers, book chapters, columns, and essays on a wide variety of health-related topics. An internationally renowned expert on the prevention and treatment of cancer, he also serves as a consultant in Oncology and Surgery for numerous health care organizations around the world.
Dr. Wascher is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the Society of Surgical Oncology, as well as a full member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Dr. Wascher is also a registered cancer research scientist with the National Institutes of Health, and a member of the National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project (NSABP) Oncology Group, the American College of Surgeons Oncology Group, the Southwest Oncology Group, and the Gynecologic Oncology Group.
Dr. Wascher is the editor of Weekly Health Update (www.doctorwascher.com), a popular global health research information website that receives nearly 2 million visitors every year.
The World Health Organization determined, in 2010, that cancer has become the #1 cause of death around the globe. Based upon even relatively conservative evidence-based estimates, as many as 60% of all new cancer cases can be prevented with rather moderate changes in lifestyle and diet. Written for lay readers, "A Cancer Prevention Guide for the Human Race" is a unique and fully referenced health information resource that reviews the findings of hundreds of recent cancer prevention research studies, performed by thousands of the world's most prominent cancer researchers. Devoid of fads, too-good-to-be-true advice, celebrity endorsements, and breathless anecdotes, "A Cancer Prevention Guide for the Human Race" is the essential guide to living an evidence-based cancer prevention lifestyle in the 21st century.