Breast Cancer: Beyond Convention : the World's Foremost Authorities on Complementary and Alternative Medicine Offer Advice on Healing
Mary Tagliaferri, Isaac Cohen, Debu Tripathy
Atria Books, Jan 1, 2002 - Medical - 478 pages
As advances in breast cancer research move forward, more treatment options are available than ever before, which is great news -- but how can you determine the course of action that is right for you? Here is a definitive guide, informed from cover to cover by leading authorities in the field -- the only single resource that lays out all of the traditional and alternative approaches available today.
Breast Cancer: Beyond Convention is truly a groundbreaking publishing event. Assembling a "dream team" of breast cancer experts -- Dean Ornish, Susan Love, Rachel Remen, Michael Lerner, and Jon Kabat-Zinn among them -- the editors of this indispensable reference encourage readers to work with their practitioners as they consider a variety of approaches, all explained here in clear, nontechnical language. Readers will discover
In addition, the experts shed light on the merits of spiritual treatments, from meditation and directed prayer to the powerful mystery of the "will to live."
The guide is capped off with an encyclopedic appendix of helpful Web sites; state-by-state lists of cancer centers and national support organizations; even recommended audiotapes, CDs, and books. Offering up-to-the-minute authoritative research, informative case histories, a plan for action, and, above all, hope, Breast Cancer: Beyond Convention is the single source to help patients take control of their treatment, assuage their fears, and get them on the road to healing.
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Breast cancer: beyond convention, the world's foremost authorities on complementary and alternative medicine offer advice on healingUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
In the preface, Tagliaferri writes that this is the book she wished existed in 1996 when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. A licensed acupuncturist, certified herbalist, and director of the ... Read full review