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An exploration of current alternative treatments for cancer not explored by mainstream medicine, also identifies foods and supplements that potentially bolster the body's immune system and reduce cancer risks.
Created by Seattle's Cancer Lifeline, The Cancer Wellness Cookbook features nutritional plans and 100 recipes focusing on the foods that have been shown to prevent and forestall the spread of cancer. With super healthy and delicious ingredients like berries, mushrooms, beans, tomatoes, and fish, these dishes taste great and are filled with the nutrients that aid a person undergoing chemotherapy and other cancer treatments.
Chronicling the insights of researchers and doctors around the world and the momentous effects of their pains-taking advances- Marks weaves together the humbling account of how and what we learned about the mechanisms of malignant and abnormal cells that make up every one of us.
This collection addresses an array of topics reaching from the diagnosis of cancer, through its treatment, and the still difficult period when treatment ends. It provides advice on breaking the news to parents and children, including tips on what to say and what not say. It also examines being single with cancer, nontraditional cancer therapies, the after-treatment blahs, and cancer as a chronic disease.
The famous NBA coach discusses his battle with cancer; the six healing factors that led him through to remission; and his faith, family, and the doctors who won the battle with him.
Follows eighth-grader Bryce as he learns about his sister Paige's cancer and watches his family's focus turn toward her, leaving him feeling left out, jealous, worried, afraid, and confused about the disease. Includes note to readers.
Lung cancer is a disease long associated with smokers, but, the fact of the matter is, it can strike anyone. This book describes how this cancer develops, what the warning signs are, and how it can be treated. It serves as an excellent introduction for both patients and their loved ones.
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