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Surviving Cancer : One Woman's Story and Her Inspiring Program for Anyone Facing a Cancer Diagnosis

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When cancer specialists at Boston's internationally renowned Dana-Farber Cancer Institute diagnosed Margie Levine with a deadly asbestos-related lung cancer, they predicted that she had only six months to live. Refusing to give up hope, she chose an approach that combined state-of-the-art medicine with her own holistic program. Eleven years later, her mind/body regimen has evolved into a prescription for survival, and she has dedicated her life to sharing it with others. Surviving Cancer offers a practical, integrated way of self-healing, with advice on: -Creating the best possible team of physicians and loved ones - Maximizing nutrition, using veggie overdosing - Ridding your cells of harbored anger with a six-point forgiveness program - Using music to boost your immune system and fight pain - Using visualization to make your own affirmation tape - Building up endorphins by seeking joy - Using creative meditation techniques Covering these topics and dozens more, Surviving Cancer is not only one woman's lifesaving testimony, it's a plan for finding rejuvenation in every new day.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 234 pages
  • 129.54 x 200.66 x 15.24mm | 226.8g
  • Broadway Books (A Division of Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc)
  • Broadway Books (A Division of Bantam Doubleday Del
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0767907159
  • 9780767907156
  • 1,553,888

Review quote

This book is a gift to people with cancer and those who love them. It provides practical instructions for involving body, mind, and spirit in the healing process. A book about hope and possibility, it is an awesome inspiration. --Joan Borysenko, author of Minding the Body, Mending the Mind Margie Levine has written an owner s manual for cancer patients. Her lessons are from the heart and provide a blueprint to overcoming disease. Surviving Cancer teaches us how to mature and evolve as we overcome physical and emotional obstacles. --Mehmet Oz, M.D., Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, and author of Healing from the Heart "show more

About Margie Levine

Margie Levine is a health education teacher, social worker, and therapist who specializes in integrative medicine, which blends conventional and complementary therapies. She conducts mind/body seminars on health-related issues and also runs the Boston Institute of Noetic Science group. She divides her time between Cape Cod and Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts.show more

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When cancer specialists at Boston's internationally renowned Dana-Farber Cancer Institute diagnosed Margie Levine with a deadly asbestos-related lung cancer, they predicted that she had only six months to live. Refusing to give up hope, she chose an approach that combined state-of-the-art medicine with her own holistic program. Eleven years later, her mind/body regimen has evolved into a prescription for survival, and she has dedicated her life to sharing it with others. Surviving Cancer offers a practical, integrated way of self-healing, with advice on: -Creating the best possible team of physicians and loved ones - Maximizing nutrition, using veggie overdosing - Ridding your cells of harbored anger with a six-point forgiveness program - Using music to boost your immune system and fight pain - Using visualization to make your own affirmation tape - Building up endorphins by seeking joy - Using creative meditation techniques Covering these topics and dozens more, Surviving Cancer is not only one woman's lifesaving testimony, it's a plan for finding rejuvenation in every new day.show more

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