Much-loved doctor writer who is famous for his book on progesterone. But he has also written an excellent book on cancer alternatives: “What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About BREAST CANCER How hormone balance can help save your life” (Warner Books).

In just around 400 pages he covers a lot of territory, from melatonin to Tamoxifen, from Soy to progesterone; from pregnancy to diet. Lee does the numbers; talks about HRT; he talks about conventional treatments in understandable terms; he visits geographic and racial issues. The fact that there are some 70 pages of references tells us that he knows the area is controversial but has science to back up his statements.

This is a highly informative book that may indeed “save your life”.

John R. Lee, M.D. is internationally acknowledged as a pioneer and expert in the study and use of the hormone progesterone, and on the subject of hormone replacement therapy for women. He used transdermal progesterone extensively in his clinical practice for nearly a decade, doing research which showed that it can reverse osteoporosis. Dr. Lee has had a distinguished medical career, including graduating from Harvard and the University of Minnesota Medical School. He retired from a 30-year family practice in Northern California a few years ago and ever since has been writing and traveling around the world speaking to doctors, scientists and lay people about progesterone. Dr. Lee has taught a very popular course on “Optimal Health,” at the College of Marin for 15 years.

He is the author of the best-selling book, What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Menopause: The Breakthrough Book on Natural Progesterone (Warner Books, 1996), the new What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Premenopause: Balance Your Hormones and Your Life from Thirty to Fifty (Warner Books, 1999), and editor of the John R. Lee, M.D. Medical Letter.

For an ignorant tirade against progesterone, start your researches here: progesterone scandal.

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