Excerpts from Healing Choices
Recommended Reading for
Alternative & Complementary Cancer Prevention and Treatments.
If you have been diagnosed with cancer, don’t ever give up, believe that you can win the battle and fight to rid yourself of this dreaded disease with every tool you can find. The following books will help you find those tools.
A Cancer Battle Plan Sourcebook: A Step-by-step Health Program to Give Your Body a Fighting Chance, by David J. Frahm, - A Naturopathic doctor and nutritionist. – This book assists you in building a natural program to identify and lighten your toxic load, improve your health, and fight chronic disease. The book illustrates many of the latest and safest tools and therapies avail to help you unload, strengthen, and monitor your body.
Alternatives in Cancer Therapy: The Complete Guide to Alternative Treatments, by Ross Pelton - This book is designed to give the reader information about current alternative practices and therapies for cancer.
Alternative Medicine Definitive Guide to Cancer, by W. John Diamond - Based on the pioneering treatment plans of 37 alternative medicine cancer specialists, this book guide s you through the safest and most effective treatments know today.
Cancer: Increasing Your Odds for Survival: A Resource Guide for Integrating Mainstream, Alternative and Complementary Therapies, By David Bognar and Walter Cronkite - This book offers cancer patients information they can use in conjunction with the advice of their healthcare team to develop an integrated treatment approach. The book informs the patient of what questions to ask, how to evaluate the treatments their doctors are advising, and where to go for more help.
Cancer Therapy: The Independent Consumer’s Guide to Non-Toxic Treatment & Prevention, by Ralph W. Moss - This landmark book is an incredible feat of research and reporting. It brings every product, treatment and cancer center as close as your telephone.
Cancer: 50 Essential Things to Do, by Greg Anderson - This guide empowers cancer patients and loved ones to move beyond their disease. The book provides recently approved medical treatment options and new options for complementary and alternative treatments.
Cancer Diagnosis: What to Do Next, by W. John Diamond - This book is a guide to educate you about the wide range of safe nontoxic, and effective alternative treatments for cancer. Healing from cancer means learning as much as you can about your condition and the options available for treatment.
Choices in Healing: Integrating the Best of Conventional and Complementary Approaches to Cancer, by Michael Lerner - In this well-researched and thought-provoking look at cancer and its treatment, Lerner argues that there are several alternative options that are promising and explores these options.
Complementary Oncology: Adjunctive Methods in Treatment of Cancer, by Josef Beuth and Ralph Moss - The contributors emphasize the latest scientifically and clinically tested treatments, while warning against those which either have not been tested or have proven either ineffective or even actively harmful.
Comprehensive Cancer Care: Integrating Alternative, Complementary and Conventional Therapies, by James S. Gordon, M.D. – Based on the finding of the annual conference co-sponsored by the Center for Mind-Body Medicine and the National Cancer Institute, a uniquely authoritative guide to the integrations of conventional and holistic healthcare.
Cure Your Cancer: by Bill Henderson - This book provides researched proven treatments and cures for cancers of all ypes in an easy to read format. In the words of the author “The word cancer in your diagnosis always creates fear. You must accept this and vow to fight it. A cancer diagnosis is not a death notice”.
Essiac: A Native Herbal Cancer Remedy, by Cynthia Olsen - With Essiac's key ingredients now available through health food stores, this book gives a complete account of the recipe, the doses and of Essiac's uses, and chronicles the experience of patients who have attained relief or regeneration from this remarkable herbal preparation. Also see (1) Clinic of Hope: The Story of Rene Caisse and Essiac - describes her extraordinary perseverance to obtain official recognition of her herbal cancer remedy she called Essiac. Rene Caisse was thrust into a life-long medical-legal-political controversy that still persists since her death in 1978. (2) Essiac: The Secret of Rene Caisse’s Herbal Pharmacy
Evaluating Alternative Cancer Therapies: A Guide to the Science and Politics of an Emerging Medical Field, by David J. Hess - David Hess combines history and usable decision-making information all in one book. He clarifies so many issues. An important book for anyone who has cancer, or treats patients with cancer.
Fighting Cancer From Within: How to Use the Power of Your Mind For Healing, by Martin L. Rossman, M.D. - In this book Dr. Martin Rossman teaches you about the healing powers of imagery, providing techniques that can help you relax, alleviate stress, and relieve pain.
Getting Ready: Preparing for Surgery, Chemotherapy and Other Treatments (Audio CD) by Bernie S. Siegel, M.D. - This CD will cover visualizing receiving these treatments successfully, with minimal side effects. Also, self-empowerment, and the questions of who does the prescribing for you; your decisions and choices versus the doctor, family, or friends. The role of conflict versus peace, and the effect on the body.
Options: The Alternative Cancer Therapy Book, by Richard Walters - This book is for people who want to make informed decisions about alternative cancer treatments. The reader is warned by the author that this guide is not intended as endorsement for any particular therapies; it does illustrate how specific therapies work and may give hope ad strength to the reader.
Outsmart Your Cancer: Alternative Non-toxic Treatments That Work, by Tanya Harter Pierce - When you "OUTSMART" your cancer, only the cancer cells die - not your healthy cells! In writing "Outsmart Your Cancer: Alternative Non-Toxic Treatments That Work", Tanya Harter Pierce interviewed scores of people who outsmarted their cancer and went on to live normal healthy lives. Read their real-life stories and how they completely recovered from lung, breast, prostate, colon, kidney, brain, bone, pancreatic, lymphatic, and other types of cancer using non-toxic approaches! In an easy-to-understand conversational style, this book also explains the sound scientific reasons for the successes of alternative cancer therapies.
Questioning Chemotherapy, by Ralph W. Moss - Every year, more and more people with cancer are given chemotherapy. Is it safe? Is it effective? Is it necessary? This book looks at success and failures of this therapy. It is a book that every person faced with cancer must read before submitting to toxic chemicals which may very well destroy the body's immune system.
Nutrition for Cancer Treatment
Beating Cancer with Nutrition (Revised), by Patrick Quillin, PhD - Comprehensive cancer treatment must include an aggressive nutrition component, which component, which can increase life expectancy by 12 to 21 fold along with better chances for complete remission. In this revised version of the bestseller, Dr. Patrick Quillin shares his extensive and very practical experience in helping hundreds of cancer patients with a nutrition program of diet and supplement.
ImmunoPower: Harnessing the Incredible Healing Powers of Nature, by Patrick Quillin -ImmunoPower is a clinically provide, cost-effective, and bio-available method for taking nutrition support. ImmunoPower provides the top 77 nutrition ingredients to boost immune function. This book will give you all the information you need to know about ImmunoPower.
Nature's Cancer Fighting Foods, by Verne Varona - This author shows you how to stop cancer in its tracks, and even reverse it, through diet by starting with the basics of smart eating and moving to specifics on the role of antioxidants, phytochemicals, herbs, vitamins, and more in preventing and conquering cancer. He outlines a complete easy-to-follow program for freedom from a devastating disease, and improved odds of a long and health life.
The Cancer Prevention Diet: Michio Kushi Macrobiotic Blueprint for Prevention and Relief of Disease, by Michio Kushi -This book presents a dietary program that can be implemented safely. This diet is recommended to prevent reverse deadly degenerative diseases as cancer, coronary heart attacks, and stroke. A must read for anyone seeking to maintain or regain optimum health through natural means.
The Breast Cancer Prevention Diet: Powerful Foods, Supplements, and Drugs That Can Save Your Life, by Bob Arnot, M.D. - The breast cancer prevention diet is designed with all women in mind. You will be given 12 steps to prevent breast cancer and will learn strategies for beast cancer survivors, pre and post menopausal women and young girls.
Breast Cancer: Beyond Convention–The World’s Foremost Authorities on Complementary and Alternative Medicine Offer Advise on Healing, by Mary Tagliaferri, M.D. - This book lays out all the traditional and alternative approaches for treating breast cancer today.
Healing Outside the Margins: A Survivors Guide to Integrative Cancer Care, by Carole O’Toole - The author, a breast cancer survivor, tells other cancer patients about the use of complementary therapies to combat cancer. This book shares stories of cancer survivors and complementary practitioners and offers a thorough exploration of 25 complementary therapies.
What Your Doctor May Not Tell You about Breast Cancer: How Hormone Balance Can Help Save Your Life, by Dr. John Lee and David Zava - This informative book provides an absorbing read for medical practitioners and their patients by taking a look at “the breast cancer industry”.
Traditional Chinese Medicine: A Women’s Guide to Healing From Breast Cancer, by Nan Lu - Chinese medicine offers a broad rage of time-tested, natural, safe, self-healing treatments that can complement conventional cancer treatments. This book explains TCM and how its theories relate to breast cancer; it includes how a woman can restore harmony with TCM self-healing practices.
Dr. Patrick Walsh's Guide to Surviving Prostrate Cancer, by Janet Farrar Worthington and Patrick C. Walsh M.D. - This guide details why men get prostate cancer and explains surgical and other types of treatment, side effects, post surgical complications and more. All men and their loved ones battling or concerned about prostate cancer should read this book.
Prostate Health in 90 Days, by Larry Clapp - This book offers hope and practical suggestions for men who seek an alternative to surgical treatment of prostate cancer. A survivor of this disease the author developed a regime of diet, meditation and life style changes that eradicated the cancer from his body.
The Prostate Cancer Protection Plan: The Foods, Supplements, and Drugs that Can Combat Prostate Cancer, by Dr. Bob Arnot - Not only for men who have been diagnosed with prostate can but also for men who wish to decrease the risk of developing the disease, this book - with its focus on nutrition and lifestyle improvements - offers hope, expert advise, and a simple, sensible program starving off a dreaded killer.
The Prostate Miracle: New Natural Therapies That Can Save Your Life, by Jessee A. Stoff, M.D. - This informative book will show you how diet and supplements can safely and dramatically reduce high PSA levels.
Excerpts from Healing Choices