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From Robert Cohen,
May 2013 

So many women have voluntarily had their breasts removed because of the deceitful and untruthful lies and publicity surrounding the BRCA gene. After testing positive for BRCA, these women decided upon the modern-day protocol of self-mutilation.

"If you come to a fork in the road, take it."
- Yogi Berra

Angelina Jolie voluntarily had her healthy breasts removed in February, 2013, and this week, she is being praised by 99.99 percent of all people for being a hero. Brad Pitt's emotional support of Jolie's idiotic decision is also being praised as heroic. Let me offer my contrary opinion. Jolie is a naive boob who was betrayed by her ignorant doctors.

On July 12, 2007, a study of 2,514 breast cancer victims published in the New England Journal of Medicine showed zero correlation between the BRCA gene and breast cancer. Gad Rennert, M.D. and his team of scientists concluded: "Breast Cancer-specific rates of death among Israeli women are similar for carriers of a BRCA founder mutation and noncarriers."

During the latter part of the 19th century and the early part of the 20th, A French physician (Antoine Bechamp), struggled with a French bureaucrat (Louis Pasteur) regarding the fork in the road medical philosophy and the route future  patient treatment were about to take.

Bechamp argued that the cause and cure for most disease was in us all, and that properly caring for one's body was the best preventive medicine. Pasteur argued that germs were all around us, and that the cure could best be found in vaccines and pharmaceuticals.

I don't have to tell you whose approach gained the greatest acceptance. Modern medicine continues to follow the money trail...

So many women have voluntarily had their breasts removed because of the deceitful and untruthful lies and publicity surrounding the BRCA gene. After testing positive for BRCA, these women decided upon the modern-day protocol of self-mutilation.

Fact of the matter is that the genetic test for BRCA only detects a mutated gene, not breast cancer. Remarkably, only ten percent of women with breast cancers test positive for the BRCA-1 or BRCA-2 gene.

In addition to the above, there are thousands of variations of the BRCA genes, and not all of those mutations can be correlated to breast cancer.

Consider that the way a mother raises her daughter is the way that daughter's grandmother raised her own mother. If diet plays a role in breast cancer, then the foods eaten by generations might play an even more significant role than a mis-blamed gene. Does food play a role in breast cancer? I challenge you to read the following science and then make an educated opinion which offers no financial reward to physicians: 

On August 20, 2008, I posted a column about a woman I met at the airport, waiting for her luggage. We spoke of breast cancer, and I was told that she had her own healthy breasts removed because she had tested positive for the BRCA gene.

The woman's name was Jessica Queller. Doctors fueled her worst fears after she tested positive for this ene mutation. Jessica wrote a book about her experience called "Pretty is What Changes".

On November 8th, 1994, the New York Times reported the results of an autopsy study from women who had prematurely died in car accidents. Although only one percent of women in the age group of 40-50 are clinically diagnosed with breast cancer, that study revealed 39.6 percent already have breast cancers. The article can be found on page C-I. It is written by Gina Kolata. The same study shows that virtually every adult over age 50 has cancer.

Damn the BRCA gene nonsense.

Today, you have come to a fork in the road. Nutrition is the key to health. If you believe that, feed yourself the best medicine. If you do not believe that, go out
for pizza tonight and have ice cream for dessert. Please write to me and tell me how you feel the morning after.

If you test positive for the BRCA gene, there are two forks in your road. The first is the spend $50,000 on your doctor's future vacations and allow them to slice off your tits. I suggest the second road. Adopt a Notmilk diet after reading the real breast cancer science: 

Please pay careful attention to the above link, and rather than curse me for my off-color description of the human female breast, as I intend to shock you into doing the right thing, tell me where I am wrong.

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