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A WHOLE-PERSON MODEL OF CANCER RECOVERY: A MIND/BODY MODEL OF RECOVERY

Posted on February 21st, 2011, by admin

Our purpose in writing this book is to show that the cycle of cancer development can be reversed. The pathways by which feelings can be translated into physiological conditions conducive to cancer growth can also be used to restore health. Psychological Intervention The first step toward recovery is to assist cancer patients in strengthening their [...]

CAUSES OF CANCER: OBESITY

Posted on February 14th, 2011, by admin

Obesity is the biggest preventable cause of cancer after smoking. Considering this fact, there is a dearth of scientific research, information in the medical journals, publicity in the lay press or action in parliament to reflect the problem. Compared with the coverage given to smoking-related cancer and breast cancer, and the financial resources that go [...]

DEFINITIONS OF SOME EXPRESSIONS YOUR DOCTOR MAY USE – SOME FACTS ABOUT PAINKILLERS (DRUGS)

Posted on May 18th, 2009, by admin

The drugs in this list which are asterixed are ones which I do not recommend for control of cancer pain, but I have included them because they are often recommended. These drugs are more likely than the other painkillers to produce side effects such as lightheadedness, difficulty in concentrating, confusion and hallucinations. They are also [...]

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WHY YOU ARE THE BEST PERSON TO MAKE DECISIONS ABOUT YOUR OWN TREATMENT – CONCLUSION

Posted on May 15th, 2009, by admin

Your inside knowledge is just as important with these ongoing modifications to treatment as it was with the initial decision. Your practitioner may advise you to continue intensive chemotherapy because the secondary deposits on your chest X-ray have stopped growing since starting treatment. This means that the cancer has stopped getting bigger, but has not [...]

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SKIN CANCER: SAVING YOUR SKIN

Posted on April 23rd, 2009, by admin

And then there’s the fastest-rising cancer of all. Malignant melanoma-the deadly variety of skin cancer-is increasing so rapidly that its death toll keeps going up even though the survival rate is actually getting better. In addition, non-melanoma skin cancer-basal and squamous cell carcinoma-is the most common cancer among U.S. Whites. The sun is to blame. [...]

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CANCER: BREAST SCREENING

Posted on April 23rd, 2009, by admin

A national breast screening programme has been running throughout the UK since 1989 to try to improve the early detection of breast cancers. A study in America several years ago found that 95 per cent of women whose breast lumps were detected and treated when measuring 0.5 cm (approximately 1/5 of an inch) or less [...]

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