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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…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
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 healing.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Celestial Arts
  • Revised ed
  • Seitenzahl: 496
  • Erscheinungstermin: April 2010
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 230mm x 154mm x 42mm
  • Gewicht: 676g
  • ISBN-13: 9781587613586
  • ISBN-10: 1587613581
  • Artikelnr.: 27964479
Autorenporträt
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.
Inhaltsangabe
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