- An Alternative
Medicine Definitive Guide to Cancer
by W. John Diamond, M.D., W. Lee Cowden,
M.D. and Burton Goldberg
Future Medicine Publishing, Inc., Tiburon, California
This book outlines the cancer treatment plans of 23 alternative
physicians and contains guidelines for innovative approaches such
as dietary changes, nutritional supplements, botanicals, drugs, and
treatments such as; detoxification, heat therapy, water therapy, biological
dentistry, therapeutic massage/exercise and Qigong. Chapter 26 covers
the history of alternative treatments and cancer politics. The book
retails for $50.00 in the U.S. but is a most comprehensive guide.
- Alternative Medicine:
The Definitive Guide
compiled by the Burton Goldberg Group
Future Medicine Publishing, Inc., Fife, Washington
An authorative source of information on diet, nutrition,
herbal medicine, homeopathy, acupuncture, chiropractic, Ayurveda,
Traditional Chinese Medicine, environmental medicine, chelation therapy,
and other disciplines of alternative medicine.
The Hope of Living
by Francisco Contreras, M.D.
Siloam Press, Lake Mary, Florida
Dr. Contreras shares his knowledge of traditional and complementary
alternative treatments from his experience with thousands of patients
at the Oasis of Hope Hospital.
"Dr. Contreras specialized in surgical
oncology at the University Hospital in Vienna, Austria, and in alternative
therapies at the Oasis of Hope Hospital, receiving personal instruction
from Ernesto Contreras, Sr., MD. His exceptional work as a
physician, clinical researcher and health educator has given him a profound
understanding of healthcare needs."
by Verne Verona
Future Medicine Publishing, Inc., Fife, Washington
Verne Verona is an engaging speaker
at health expos, educational institutions, and public health seminars.
He is also an instructor at The International College of Naturopathy
and a nutritional counselor in oriental medicine, trained at the Kushi
- Beating Cancer With
by Dr. Patrick Quillin with Noreen
This book outlines clear and practical ways to fight
cancer by using foods and supplements to boost immune system, assist
chemo and radiation treatments, prevent excatchia (malnutrition) and
slow down tumor growth. The Quillins simplify the complex physiology
of cancer, cite numerous scientific studies and explain in easy to
understand terms how to change conditions that allow cancer to thrive.
The original edition of "Beating Caner with Nutrition" became
such a classic that it has now been translated to Japanese and Chinese
and is a home study continuing education course for registered nurses
Patrick Quillin is the Vice President of Nutrition for Cancer Treatment
Centers of America (800-FOR_HELP), with hospitals located in Chicago,
Tulsa, and Los Angeles.
- Cancer - A Second
by Josef Issels, MD
Avery Publishing Group, NY
"A look at understanding, controlling, and
curing cancer." A pioneer in alternative treatments for cancers,
Josef Issels established the first European Hospital for "incurable"
cancer patients. This book covers his lifelong research and integrative
cencer treatment methods.
- Dr. Heinerman's
Encyclopedia of Nature's Vitamin's & Minerals
by John Heinerman, Ph.D.
One of many books by Heinerman on natural healing,
this book concentrates on nutrients. Dr. Heinerman makes nutrition
interesting and he backs up what he says with ample scientific references
and interesting historical facts. While this book does not concentrate
solely on cancer issues, it is comprehensive for total health and
sites many anti cancer nutrients and the studies that support them.
Of particular interest to me were the histories of selenium and laetrile.
Dr. Heinerman explains nutrition in plain English.
Following is a list of some of the other books he has authored: Heinerman's
Encyclopedia of Juices, Teas, and Tonics (1996), Heinerman's Encyclopedia
of Fruits and Vegetables (1995), Heinerman's Encyclopedia of Healing
Herbs and Spices (1995), Heinerman's Encyclopedia of Nuts, Berries
& Seeds (1995) and Heinerman's Encyclopedia of Healing Juices
- Healing Foods
by Patricia Hausman & Judith Benn
The Ultimate Authority on the Curative Power of
- The Moss Reports
by Ralph W. Moss, PhD
A comprehensive reference guide that covers conventional
as well as alternative and complimentary cancer treatment choices.
for more information.
- Dressed to Kill,
The link Between Breast Cancer and Bras
by Sydney Ross Singer and Soma Grismaijer
Avery Publishing Group.
Medical anthropologist Sydney Ross Singer and
his assistant Soma Grismaijer report on the Breast and Bra (BBC) study
that established a scientifically valid link between breast cancer
and bras. The study entailed interviews with 4,700 women conducted
from 1991 to 1993. The authors postulate that the constrictive nature
of a brassiere can suppress the lymphatic system which can cause toxins
to accumulate in the breast.
- Physicians' Desk
1999 Physicians' Desk Reference Hardcover
53rd edition (December 1998)
Medical Economics Data
Dimensions (in inches): 3.59 x 11.83 x 9.38
The PDR has been universally recognized for over
fifty years as the premier authority on prescription medicines and
their effects (FDA approved information). With over 3,000 pages of
prescription drugs, the updated Physicians' Desk Reference is the
most comprehensive, widely used drug reference available. There's
a "Manufacturers' Index," a "Brand and Generic Name Index," a "Product
Category Index," and the "Product Identification Guide" (30 glossy
pages filled with thousands of color pictures). There are also lists
of drug information centers and poison control centers, but the heart
of the book is the "Product Information" section, which details the
pharmacology, usage, warnings, and precautions for more than 2,200
pharmaceuticals. The result is a weighty, irreplaceable medical reference.
Most libraries carry recent versions of the PDR in their reference
Available at www.Amazon.com
- Davis DRUG GUIDE
for Nurses, Sixth edition
by Judith Hopfer Deglin, PharmD and
April Hazard Vallerand, PhD, RN
F.A. Davis Company, Philadelphia
This reference book of prescription medications
spells out possible complications and symptoms of known reactions
to medications. Book with disk version also available.
- Your Body Knows
by Ann Louise Gittleman, M.S., with
James Templeton and Candelora Versace
Gittleman discusses how you can customize your
diet to provide your body with the nutrition it needs. This book explains
how you can determine a personalized diet plan based on your heritage,
blood type and metabolism.
Gittleman is also the author of Supernutrition for Women andSupernutrition
- Prescription for Nutritional
by P. James F. Balch, MD and Phyllis
A. Balch, C.N.C.
Avery Publishing Group Inc.
This book is divided into three parts.
An excellent reference guide.
- Asian Health Secrets,
The complete Guide to Asian Herbal Medicine
by Letha Hadady, D. AC.
Three Rivers Press
Hadaday grew up knowing herbal remedies
from her grandmother. This book is not merely a cross reference of
herbs and the ailments they can alleviate. It is more like a textbook
on the art of Asian medicine.
Asian Health Secrets is organized into five major parts: Herbal Secrets
from the East, Diagnoses and Diet, Bringing You into Balance, Practice,
and Herbs and the Mind.
This book makes it possible to be very specific in your use of herbal
- MAMM magazine
subscription inquiries: USA 888-901-MAMM
Canada and Oversees 815-734-4151
Excellent magazine dedicated to women's experiences
with breast cancer. MAMM will keep you up to date on the latest news
and the stories that survivors share can be a great companion while
recuperating from treatments. Since there is generally extensive product
information on back pages of ads for pharmaceuticals, this magazine
can also be a good resource when investigating drugs prescribed by
your oncologist. NOTE: Mamm Magazine is no longer in print. Back issues of Mamm Magazine articles can be found on various medical journal websites. Use your favorite search engine to find articles.
- Total Breast Health
by Robin Keuneke
Written by a natural foods counselor
and skilled chef, this book is a cornucopia of knowledge on what foods
to eat to boost immune system, detoxify, and protect the body from
cancer invasion. You'll learn what fats to avoid, what fats are good
for you, the benefits of prostaglandins, phytonutrients, phytochemicals
and Omega 3 fatty acids. Includes over 125 recipes.
- Her-2 The Making of
Herceptin, a Revolutionary Treatment for Breast Cancer
by Robert Bazell
Random House, New York
Robert Bazell is the chief science correspondent
for NBC News. His book tells the history of Herceptin, from lab experiments
through the dramatic trials of politics, egos, corporate decisions,
scientific investigations to its final destination, the patient's
bedside after activists lobbyed for a "compassionate Use" program.
Ralph W. Moss, Ph.D., author of the Moss Reports and many
other books on alternative treatments for cancer brings his expertise
to his website along with archives of his electronic Cancer Decusions
The BC Cancer Agency
The BC Cancer Agency, based in Vancouver has developed
this site with comprehensive information on cancer statistics, diagnosis
and treatment methods, research and more.
Although you must register with this site to access information,
it contains timely information targeted to medical professionals. Of
particular interest are the oncology conference seminars reports. You
may also register to recieve an email newsletter targeted to people
in the medical field.