Chris Lewis should know something about the emotional impact of cancer. In addition to his own cancer journey, which included seven years of constant treatment, he’s the founder of Chris’s Cancer Community, a well-known online support forum for cancer survivors. His raw and honest posts, primarily about the emotional impact of cancer, have earned… Read More »
It’s Easy, It’s Free…and It Prevents Cancer – Part 2
In part 1, we discovered an emerging trend of evidence linking the Relaxation Response to the healthy function of Nuclear Factor kappa-beta, or NFkB. This is very important to cancer survivors: dysfunction of NFkB promotes cancer initiation and development, by means of increased inflammation, increased damage to DNA, increased cell proliferation and suppression of cell… Read More »
Are you responding or resisting?
Saturday, the last day of February and the last day of the Complementary Cancer Therapies conference I’ve prepared long and hard for. I offer my presentation before lunch, and am gratified by the questions that come my way all afternoon, each a chance to help a survivor take the next meaningful step on her quest… Read More »
This simple soup, based on miso (fermented grain or bean paste), hits the spot when you’ve been running too hard or need an immune boost during cold and flue season. Miso nourishes healthy gut bacteria, which in turn boost the power of your immune system. Basic recipe (serves 2-3) 3 cups organic vegetable stock or… Read More »
Has Cancer Empowered You?
A survivor recently described cancer treatment to me as “walking through a maze blindfolded, with someone holding both your hands. When it ends they open a door and there’s just a wide open field. You have no idea which way to go.” Treatment’s tough, but typically you know exactly when to show up and who’s… Read More »
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