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The Definitive Guide to Cancer, 3rd Edition

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The Definitive Guide to Cancer, 3rd Edition by Lise N. Alschuler and Karolyn A. Gazella
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Apr 27, 2010 | ISBN 9781587613586

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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

Table Of 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   453

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