Definitive Guide To Cancer

Definitive Guide To Cancer

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This comprehensive guide delivers informed hope along with effective tools for reclaiming your vitality in the midst of cancer treatment, healing, and recovery. When you or a loved one is faced with a cancer diagnosis, the need for accurate and trusted medical information becomes urgent. Naturopathic physician Lise N. Alschuler and medical journalist Karolyn A. Gazella present an overview of what cancer is, its causes and preventative strategies, an in-depth approach to integrative treatment options, descriptions of key body functions, and discussions of more than twenty specific cancers. The Definitive Guide to Cancer, now in its third edition, encourages you to take an integrative approach that embraces both alternative and conventional therapies across the spectrum of cancer prevention, treatment, and more

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  • Paperback | 496 pages
  • 154 x 222 x 38mm | 798.32g
  • Berkeley, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 1587613581
  • 9781587613586
  • 24,388

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Updated, expanded, and authored by two renowned authorities who both also happen to be cancer survivors themselves, this book is an invaluable resource to cancer patients, their families, and their conventional care providers. This evidence-based encyclopedic text, infused with experience and humanity, truly lives up to the promise of its name. --Donald I. Abrams, MD, from the foreword For the first time, all of the necessary information to support cancer patients through difficult treatment decisions as well as help them address the underlying causes of disease can be found in one clear and sensible guide. It s about time! --Mark Hyman, MD, author of UltraMetabolism: The Simple Plan forAutomatic Weight Loss"show more

About Lise Alschuler

LISE N. ALSCHULER, ND, FABNO, is a naturopathic physician with widely recognized expertise as a speaker, author, and practitioner of integrative medicine. KAROLYN A. GAZELLA is an accomplished author, health writer, and publisher of the Natural Medicine Journal."show more

Table of contents

Contents         About the Authors   x       Acknowledgments   xii       Editorial Advisory Board   xv       Foreword    xix       Introduction   xxi       Our Connection to Cancer   xxvi   Part I   Understanding Cancer   1 one    The Cancer Experience   3 two   Causes and Diagnosis of Cancer   15 three   Prevention Is Paramount   39   Part II   Treatment Approaches   55 four   Building a Strong Foundation with Diet, Nutrition, and Stress Reduction   57 five   Treatment Approach Overview   86 six   Supporting Your Body during Conventional Treatment   118 seven   Healing Support after Conventional Treatment   133       Nutrient and Herb Interactions withConventional Cancer Treatments   140   Part III   Key Body Functions   177 eight   Immune System   179 nine   Inflammation   193 ten   Hormonal Influences   202 eleven   Insulin Resistance   219 twelve   Digestion and Detoxification   230   Part IV   Addressing Specific Cancers   245 thirteen   Specific Cancer Overviews   246 fourteen   Bladder Cancer   249 fifteen   Bone Cancer   256 sixteen   Brain Cancer   260 seventeen   Breast Cancer   265 eighteen   Cervical Cancer   277 nineteen   Colon Cancer   282 twenty   Esophageal Cancer   289 twenty-one   Gastric Cancer   293 twenty-two   Head and Neck Cancer   299 twenty-three   Kidney Cancer   303 twenty-four   Leukemia, Lymphoma, and Myeloma   309 twenty-five   Liver Cancer   317 twenty-six   Lung Cancer   323 twenty-seven   Ovarian Cancer   330 twenty-eight   Pancreatic Cancer   337 twenty-nine   Prostate Cancer   345 thirty   Sarcoma (Soft Tissue)   353 thirty-one   Skin Cancer and Melanoma   356 thirty-two   Testicular Cancer   362 thirty-three   Thyroid Cancer   366 thirty-four   Uterine Cancer   371   Conclusion   The Future of Cancer Care   375         Appendix   Glossary   380       Dosage Ranges   387       Endnotes    395       Index   453show more

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