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Anticancer : a new way of life

by Servan-Schreiber, David.

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This new edition addresses current developments in cancer research and offers more tips on how people living with cancer can fight it and how healthy people can prevent it. The new edition includes: the latest research on anticancer foods, including new alternatives to sugar and cautions about some... Full description

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Summary: This new edition addresses current developments in cancer research and offers more tips on how people living with cancer can fight it and how healthy people can prevent it. The new edition includes: the latest research on anticancer foods, including new alternatives to sugar and cautions about some that are now on the market; new information about how vitamin D strengthens the immune system; warnings about common food contaminants that have recently been proven to contribute to cancer progression; a new chapter on mind-body approaches to stress reduction, with recent studies that show how our reactions to stress can interfere with natural defenses and how friendships can support healing in ways never before understood; a groundbreaking study showing that lifestyle modification reduces mortality for breast cancer by an astounding 68 percent after completion of treatment; and new supporting evidence for the entire Anticancer program.--From publisher description.
Item Description: "Originally published in French by EĢditions Robert Laffont, S.A. Paris."
Physical Description: 274 p., [16] p. plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9780670021642
0670021644
Author Notes: David Servan-Schreiber, MD, PhD, was a clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and cofounder of the Center for Integrative Medicine. He codirected an NIH laboratory for the study of cognitive neuroscience and published more than ninety articles in scientific journals. His pioneering book Anticancer: A New Way of Life became an international bestseller and was translated into more than forty languages. He is also the author of The Instinct to Heal and Not the Last Goodbye . Following a yearlong battle with a relapse of brain cancer, Servan-Schreiber died in July 2011.
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