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Cancer: 50 Essential Things to Do

Format:  Paperback,

296 pages

Edition: 2013

Publisher: Penguin Group USA

Publish Date: Dec 2012

ISBN-13: 9780452298286

ISBN-10: 0452298288

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The ground-breaking classic guide to surviving cancer?now completely updated Revised and updated for the first time since 1999, this invaluable guide to cancer recovery offers an easily accessible plan for patients and family members. Written by a cancer survivor, the book is an inspiring, action-oriented roadmap for those who choose to adopt a stance of hope and take charge of their diagnosis. With penetrating insights that bring together more than two decades of scientifically supported research and experience, Anderson reveals a step-by-step holistic action plan that has been successfully employed by hundreds of thousands of cancer patients worldwide. Anderson's message is: ?You must not simply treat illness, you must also create wellness?physically, emotionally and spiritually.?

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Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Publish Date: Dec 2012
ISBN-13: 9780452298286
ISBN-10: 0452298288
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 296
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 0.52
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 5.25 x 8.25 x 0.75

Chapter outline

Forewordp. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Introductionp. xv
Author's Notep. xxi
Understand the Cancer Journeyp. 1
The Emerging Model of Cancer Carep. 3
The Tumor Modelp. 7
The Shiftp. 8
The Question of Causep. 11
Beyond the Cause: Your Responsep. 14
The True Sources of Health and Healingp. 19
The Will to Livep. 20
Hope: The Force That Sets Your Coursep. 21
Spiritual Connection: Inner Guidancep. 23
Relationships: Emotional Intelligence and Supportp. 25
Mind/Body: Visualizing the Desired Outcomep. 27
Physical Exercise: The Five-Hour Standardp. 29
Nutrition: The Most Healthful Choicep. 31
Caution: Overtreatmentp. 35
More Is Not Betterp. 38
Overtreating Breast Cancer and Prostate Cancerp. 42
Chemotherapy: Be Skepticalp. 43
Stopping Chemotherapy: A Call for a New Standardp. 46
Fractionated Dose Treatmentp. 48
A Road Map to Recoveryp. 51
Learning from the True Expertsp. 51
The Six Strategiesp. 52
Implementation Intelligencep. 59
The 50 Essential Things to Dop. 61
Understand Your Diagnosisp. 63
Stop "Awfulizingp. 64
Take Chargep. 67
Ask Your Doctor These Questionsp. 69
Get a Second Opinionp. 73
Become an E-Patientp. 77
Rethink the Statisticsp. 80
Determine Your Treatmentp. 83
Understand Your Conventional Treatment Optionsp. 84
Gauge Your Confidence in Your Medical Teamp. 90
Conviction Versus Wishful Thinkingp. 92
Reflect on the Treatment Decisionp. 94
Decide!p. 98
Give Only Informed Consentp. 100
Manage Your Treatmentp. 103
Believe in Your Treatment Programp. 104
Overcome Fatigue and Nauseap. 106
Make the Most of Your Appointmentsp. 109
Monitor Your Progressp. 111
Heal Your Lifestylep. 113
Live "Wellp. 114
Operate Under New Assumptionsp. 116
Schedule Your Wellnessp. 118
Eliminate Active and Passive Smokingp. 120
Adopt This Nutritional Strategy During Treatmentp. 122
Shop for Nutrient-Dense Foodsp. 127
Hydratep. 130
Know Why You're Eatingp. 132
Determine Your Nutritional Supplement Programp. 134
Make Exercise Part of Your Recoveryp. 143
Sleep Morep. 146
Find Positive Supportp. 148
Heal with the Mindp. 153
Study These Resourcesp. 154
Analyze Your Beliefsp. 156
Reframe" Your Cancerp. 159
Evaluate Your Self-Talkp. 161
Choose a Daily Affirmationp. 164
Manage Your Toxic Stressp. 170
Visualize Health and Healingp. 172
Maximize Mind, Body, and Treatmentp. 176
Embrace Your New Lifep. 179
Understand the Message of Illnessp. 180
Live Nowp. 184
Take Time to Playp. 187
Laugh for Healing Powerp. 189
Evaluate Your Relationshipsp. 191
Get Beyond "Why?p. 194
Practice Self-Disciplinep. 196
Choose Your Emotional Stylep. 199
Nurture Your Spiritp. 203
See Life Through Spiritual Eyesp. 204
Value Personal Spiritual Growthp. 207
Make Forgiveness a Habitp. 210
Exude Gratitudep. 215
Practice Unconditional Lovingp. 218
Share This Hopep. 221
Essential Guides for the Journeyp. 223
Nutrition as Medicinep. 225
The Vitamin D Promisep. 225
Cancer and Sugarp. 237
Clean Out Your Pantry and Refrigeratorp. 244
Cook and Shop Healthfullyp. 245
Sample Menusp. 246
The Cancer Recovery "Real Foods" Shopping List™p. 248
Mind/Body and Healingp. 249
Illness Representationsp. 249
Meditation and Visualization Exercisesp. 260
Complementary Cancer Therapiesp. 265
Counselingp. 266
Group Supportp. 267
Creative Therapiesp. 268
Spiritual Healingp. 269
Energy Workp. 270
Bodyworkp. 272
Alternative Cancer Therapiesp. 275
Overviewp. 275
Ayurvedap. 276
Homeopathyp. 277
Naturopathic Medicinep. 277
Traditional Chinese Medicinep. 279
Living Wellp. 283
Cell Phones and Cancerp. 283
Other Environmental Threatsp. 292
Environmental Toxins Top 10 Checklistp. 295

Book description

The ground-breaking classic guide to surviving cancer? now completely updated!

Revised and updated for the first time since 1999, this invaluable guide to cancer recovery offers an easily accessible plan for patients and family members. Written by a cancer survivor, the book is an inspiring, action-oriented roadmap for those who choose to adopt a stance of hope and take charge of their diagnosis.

With penetrating insights that bring together more than two decades of scientifically supported research and experience, Anderson reveals a step-by-step holistic action plan that has been successfully employed by hundreds of thousands of cancer patients worldwide. Anderson? s message is:? You must not simply treat illness, you must also create wellness? physically, emotionally and spiritually.?

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