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Choices in healing : integrating the best of conventional and complementary approaches to cancer

Author: Michael Lerner
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st MIT Press pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Lerner
ISBN: 0262621045 9780262621045
OCLC Number: 36402331
Description: xxvi, 667 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. On never giving up hope : three stories --
2. healing and curing : the starting point for informed choice --
3. The crucial difference : international variations in conventional cancer therapies --
4. The debate over conventional cancer therapies --
5. American cultures of conventional cancer therapy --
6. Choosing conventional physicians, hospitals, and therapies --
7. The debate over unconventional cancer therapies --
8. A framework for evaluating unconventional cancer therapies --
9. Spiritual approaches to cancer --
10. Psychological approaches to cancer --
11. What science says about nutrition and cancer : macronutrients --
12. Can vitamins and minerals help? : the scientific view : micronutrients --
13. Unconventional nutritional approaches to cancer : an overview --
14. The Gerson diet : a radical anticancer therapy --
15. Macrobiotics : a diet and a way of life --
16. Virginia C. Livingston : integrating diet, nutritional supplements, and immunotherapy --
17. Keith Block : integrating diet, fitness, and psychological support into an oncology practice --
18. Physical and energetic approaches : exercise, massage, therapeutic touch, and chiropractic --
19. Traditional Chinese medicine : a favored adjunctive therapy for American cancer patients --
20. Unconventional pharmacological therapies : an overview --
21. Stanislaw Burzynski : antineoplastons on the edge of medical credibility --
22. Joseph Gold : does hydrazine sulfate prevent weight loss and extend life with cancer? --
23. Emanuel Rivici : will his unique therapy ever be scientifically assessed? --
24. Living with cancer --
25. Controlling pain --
26. On living and dying --
27. Making your choices.
Responsibility: Michael Lerner.

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