About the Author
Mary Tagliaferri, M.D., L.Ac. (center), 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
PREFACE Mary Tagliaferri, M.D., L.Ac.
FOREWORD Dean Ornish, M.D.
A Diagnosis of Breast Cancer: Taking Your First Steps
Susan Love, M.D., M.B.A.
Building Bridges from Conventional to Alternative Medicine
Debu Tripathy, M.D.
Choices in Healing
Michael Lerner, Ph.D.
Chinese Medicine and Breast Cancer
Isaac Cohen, O.M.D., L.Ac.
Diet and Breast Cancer
Lawrence Kushi, Sc.D.
Food as Medicine: The Role of Soy and Phytoestrogens
Mary Tagliaferri, M.D., L.Ac.
The Will to Live and Other Mysteries
Rachel Naomi Remen, M.D.
Natural Products in the Management of Breast Cancer
Heather Boon, BSc.Phm., Ph.D.
Micronutrients: Vitamin and Mineral Supplementation
Keith I. Block, M.D.
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.
Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D.; Ann Ohm Massion, M.D.; James R. Hbert, M.S.P.H., Sc.D.; and Elana Rosenbaum, M.S., M.S.W.
Directed Prayer and Conscious Intention: Demonstrating the Power of Distant Healing
Marilyn Schlitz, Ph.D.; and Nola Lewis, M.S.
A Mind-Body-Spirit Model for Cancer Support Groups
Elisabeth Targ, M.D.; and Ellen G. Levine, Ph.D., M.P.H.
The Charlotte Maxwell Complementary Clinic: A Healing Place for Low-Income Women
Beverly Burns, M.S., L.Ac.; and Linda Wardlaw, Dr.P.H.
Evaluating Health Information
Keren Stronach, M.P.H.