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Breast Cancer: Beyond Convention: The World's Foremost Authorities on Complementary and Alternative Medicine Offer Advice on Healing

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andlt;Bandgt;Today, more breast cancer treatment options are available than ever before. But how can you determine the course of action that is right for YOU?andlt;/Bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; andlt;Iandgt;Breast Cancer: Beyond Conventionandlt;/Iandgt; is the only single resource that lays out all of the traditional and alternative approaches available today. Assembling a "dream team" of breast cancer experts, the editors of this truly groundbreaking guide encourage readers to work with their practitioners as they consider a variety of approaches, all explained in clear, nontechnical language. Readers will discover andlt;BRandgt; andlt;UL TYPE=CIRCLEandgt; andlt;LIandgt;how to find the right caregiver and how to best complement conventional medical treatment with alternative medicineandlt;BRandgt; andlt;LIandgt;how to be "healed" without necessarily being "cured"andlt;BRandgt; andlt;LIandgt;how to incorporate traditional Chinese medicine — including herbs, qigong, and acupunctureandlt;BRandgt; andlt;LIandgt;the right diet to choose, no matter the form of treatment; the importance of soy products; plus fifteen delicious recipes to sampleandlt;BRandgt; andlt;LIandgt;the best vitamins, minerals, and natural foods, and the specific benefits — and possible dangers — of eachandlt;BRandgt; andlt;LIandgt;the merits of spiritual treatments, from meditation and directed prayer to the powerful mystery of the "will to live."andlt;BRandgt; andlt;/ULandgt; andlt;BRandgt; The guide features an encyclopedic appendix of websites, and lists of national support organizations, care centers, recommended audiotapes, CDs, and books — making this the single source to help patients take control of their treatment, assuage their fears, and get them on the road to healing. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;Iandgt;A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated to the Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center Complementary and Alternative Medicine Program at the University of California, San Franciscoandlt;/Iandgt;

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Today, more breast cancer treatment options are available than ever before. But how can you determine the course of action that is right for YOU?

Breast Cancer: Beyond Convention is the only single resource that lays out all of the traditional and alternative approaches available today. Assembling a dream team of breast cancer experts, the editors of this truly groundbreaking guide encourage readers to work with their practitioners as they consider a variety of approaches, all explained in clear, nontechnical language. Readers will discover

  • how to find the right caregiver and how to best complement conventional medical treatment with alternative medicine

  • how to be healed without necessarily being cured

  • how to incorporate traditional Chinese medicine — including herbs, qigong, and acupuncture

  • the right diet to choose, no matter the form of treatment; the importance of soy products; plus fifteen delicious recipes to sample

  • the best vitamins, minerals, and natural foods, and the specific benefits — and possible dangers — of each

  • the merits of spiritual treatments, from meditation and directed prayer to the powerful mystery of the will to live.

    The guide features an encyclopedic appendix of websites, and lists of national support organizations, care centers, recommended audiotapes, CDs, and books — making this the single source to help patients take control of their treatment, assuage their fears, and get them on the road to healing.

    A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated to the Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center Complementary and Alternative Medicine Program at the University ofCalifornia, San Francisco

  • About the Author

    andlt;Bandgt;Mary Tagliaferri, M.D., L.Ac.andlt;/Bandgt; , is one of the founders of the Complementary and Alternative Medicine Program at the University of California, San Francisco's Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center. She opened the first traditional Chinese medicine clinic at UCSF and has lectured extensively on alternative therapies for treating breast cancer. She is also a breast cancer survivor.

    Table of Contents

    Contents

    PREFACE Mary Tagliaferri, M.D., L.Ac.

    FOREWORD Dean Ornish, M.D.

    CHAPTER ONE

    A Diagnosis of Breast Cancer: Taking Your First Steps

    Susan Love, M.D., M.B.A.

    CHAPTER TWO

    Building Bridges from Conventional to Alternative Medicine

    Debu Tripathy, M.D.

    CHAPTER THREE

    Choices in Healing

    Michael Lerner, Ph.D.

    CHAPTER FOUR

    Chinese Medicine and Breast Cancer

    Isaac Cohen, O.M.D., L.Ac.

    CHAPTER FIVE

    Diet and Breast Cancer

    Lawrence Kushi, Sc.D.

    CHAPTER SIX

    Food as Medicine: The Role of Soy and Phytoestrogens

    Mary Tagliaferri, M.D., L.Ac.

    CHAPTER SEVEN

    The Will to Live and Other Mysteries

    Rachel Naomi Remen, M.D.

    CHAPTER EIGHT

    Natural Products in the Management of Breast Cancer

    Heather Boon, BSc.Phm., Ph.D.

    CHAPTER NINE

    Micronutrients: Vitamin and Mineral Supplementation

    Keith I. Block, M.D.

    CHAPTER TEN

    Naturopathic Medicine

    Leanna J. Standish, N.D., Ph.D., L.Ac.; assisted by Cheryl Grosshans, N.D.; Jennifer A. Lush, N.D.; and Michelle Robeson, N.D.

    CHAPTER ELEVEN

    Meditation

    Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D.; Ann Ohm Massion, M.D.; James R. H&#;bert, M.S.P.H., Sc.D.; and Elana Rosenbaum, M.S., M.S.W.

    CHAPTER TWELVE

    Directed Prayer and Conscious Intention: Demonstrating the Power of Distant Healing

    Marilyn Schlitz, Ph.D.; and Nola Lewis, M.S.

    CHAPTER THIRTEEN

    A Mind-Body-Spirit Model for Cancer Support Groups

    Elisabeth Targ, M.D.; and Ellen G. Levine, Ph.D., M.P.H.

    CHAPTER FOURTEEN

    The Charlotte Maxwell Complementary Clinic: A Healing Place for Low-Income Women

    Beverly Burns, M.S., L.Ac.; and Linda Wardlaw, Dr.P.H.

    CHAPTER FIFTEEN

    Evaluating Health Information

    Keren Stronach, M.P.H.

    RESOURCES

    NOTES

    INDEX

    Product Details

    ISBN:
    9780743410120
    Editor:
    Tagliaferri, Mary
    Editor:
    Tripathy, Debu
    Editor:
    Cohen, Isaac
    Editor:
    Tagliaferri, Mary
    Editor:
    Tripathy, Debu
    Author:
    Tagliaferri, Mary
    Author:
    Cohen, Isaac, O.M.D., L.A.c.
    Author:
    Cohen, Isaac
    Author:
    Mary, M.D., L.A.c Tagliaferri
    Author:
    Tagliaferri, Mary, M.D., L.A.c
    Author:
    Tripathy, Debu
    Author:
    Tripathy, Debu, M.D.
    Author:
    Debu, M.D. Tripathy
    Author:
    Isaac, O.M.D., L.A.c. Cohen
    Editor:
    Cohen, Isaac
    Publisher:
    Atria Books
    Subject:
    General
    Subject:
    Alternative Therapies
    Subject:
    Breast
    Subject:
    Healthy Living
    Subject:
    Diseases - Breast Cancer
    Subject:
    Cancer
    Subject:
    Women's Health.
    Subject:
    General Medical
    Subject:
    Breast -- Cancer.
    Subject:
    Breast -- Cancer -- Alternative treatment.
    Subject:
    Health and Medicine-Womens Health
    Subject:
    Health and Medicine-Cancer
    Edition Description:
    Trade Paperback
    Publication Date:
    20030931
    Binding:
    TRADE PAPER
    Grade Level:
    General/trade
    Language:
    English
    Illustrations:
    10-15 bandamp;w illus t-o
    Pages:
    496
    Dimensions:
    9.04x6.05x1.19 in. 1.64 lbs.

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    "Synopsis" by , Today, more breast cancer treatment options are available than ever before. But how can you determine the course of action that is right for YOU?

    Breast Cancer: Beyond Convention is the only single resource that lays out all of the traditional and alternative approaches available today. Assembling a dream team of breast cancer experts, the editors of this truly groundbreaking guide encourage readers to work with their practitioners as they consider a variety of approaches, all explained in clear, nontechnical language. Readers will discover

  • how to find the right caregiver and how to best complement conventional medical treatment with alternative medicine

  • how to be healed without necessarily being cured

  • how to incorporate traditional Chinese medicine — including herbs, qigong, and acupuncture

  • the right diet to choose, no matter the form of treatment; the importance of soy products; plus fifteen delicious recipes to sample

  • the best vitamins, minerals, and natural foods, and the specific benefits — and possible dangers — of each

  • the merits of spiritual treatments, from meditation and directed prayer to the powerful mystery of the will to live.

    The guide features an encyclopedic appendix of websites, and lists of national support organizations, care centers, recommended audiotapes, CDs, and books — making this the single source to help patients take control of their treatment, assuage their fears, and get them on the road to healing.

    A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated to the Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center Complementary and Alternative Medicine Program at the University ofCalifornia, San Francisco

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