Anticancer: A New Way of Life

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MICHAEL JOSEPH, Jan 1, 2011 - Cancer - 336 pages
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An updated edition for 2011 including all the latest medical research and up-to-date studies.An approachable, empowering guide to staying healthy and fighting disease.Would it surprise you to hear that one in four people are affected by cancer? If you knew that simple lifestyle changes could significantly reduce your chances of developing the disease, would you take advantage of your natural defences?'I had cancer. I was diagnosed for the first time 15 years ago. I received conventional treatment and the cancer went into remission, but I relapsed after that. Then I decided to learn everything I could to help my body defend itself against the illness. I've lived cancer free now for seven years. In this book, I'd like to tell you the stories - scientific and personal - behind what I learned.'Author David-Servan Schreiber is an academic physician with a wealth of experience in the field of integrative medicine. He will show you how, through simple alterations in diet, lifestyle and attitude, you can tackle cancer alongside conventional treatments, or even avoid it altogether. This is not a biology textbook, but a practical, insightful and individual guide that will allow you to make the best choices for your own health and well-being.

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Well written and and easy to read. -
Mostly very good advice, but not groundbreaking. - Goodreads
Well worth reading and keeping for a reference. -
The basic premise is that - Goodreads
Here is the list I made based on advice from the book. - Goodreads

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User Review  - jmoncton - LibraryThing

This book is part memoir, part science, and part advice book. Servan-Schreiber, a psychiatrist was conducting an experiment. When his subject didn't show up for a brain scan, he volunteered to be ... Read full review

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User Review  - Becca - Goodreads

Mostly very good advice, but not groundbreaking. The Chicago Tribune said it was: "a common-sense blueprint for healthy living." Unfortunately, it's a bit too common-sense. Examples: avoid red meat ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

David Servan-Schreiber, M.D., Ph.D, is a clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and cofounder of the Centre for Integrative Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre. His first book The Instinct to Heal was an international bestseller and France's bestselling non-fiction book of the year in 2004, selling over 600,000 copies in the trade edition alone.

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