Breast Cancer: The Path of Wellness and Healing

Overview

This release offers hope and insight about dealing with breast cancer, with prominent breast cancer survivors like Christina Applegate, Sheryl Crow, Melissa Etheridge, Olivia Newton-John, Joyce Ostin, Jaclyn Smith, as well as leading doctors and experts like Dr. Helena Chang, Dr. Deepak Chopra, Dr. Patricia Ganz, Dr. Armando Giuliano, Dr. Susan Love, and many others, who offer concrete advice, as well as inspiring and affirming stories of hope. ~ Cammila Collar
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Overview

This release offers hope and insight about dealing with breast cancer, with prominent breast cancer survivors like Christina Applegate, Sheryl Crow, Melissa Etheridge, Olivia Newton-John, Joyce Ostin, Jaclyn Smith, as well as leading doctors and experts like Dr. Helena Chang, Dr. Deepak Chopra, Dr. Patricia Ganz, Dr. Armando Giuliano, Dr. Susan Love, and many others, who offer concrete advice, as well as inspiring and affirming stories of hope. ~ Cammila Collar
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Special Features

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/2/2012
  • UPC: 031398158479
  • Original Release: 2009
  • Source: Lions Gate
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Subtitled
  • Sound: Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound
  • Time: 5:17:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 18,165

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Christina Applegate Participant
Sheryl Crow Participant
Melissa Etheridge Participant
Olivia Newton-John Participant
Joyce Ostin Participant
Jaclyn Smith Participant
Dr. Helena Chang Participant
Deepak Chopra Participant
Patricia Ganz Dr. Participant
Armando Giuliano Dr. Participant
Susan Love Participant
Dr. Philomena McAndrew Participant
Dean Ornish Participant
Dr. Dennis Slamon Participant
Dr. Marisa Weiss Participant
Kathy Freston Participant
Marianne Williamson Participant
Technical Credits
Nina Montée Karp Director, Producer
Joyce Ostin Director
Dr. Harvey Karp Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Breast Cancer: The Path of Wellness and Healing
1. "I'm Sorry...You Have Breast Cancer" [4:07]
2. Statistics [:57]
4. What Puts Us At Risk For Cancer [1:10]
7. Breast Cancer Detection [5:26]
9. Understanding Your Cancer: Biopsy & Pathology [18:45]
10. Your Personal Team [3:05]
11. Your Medical Team [:35]
13. Local Treatment Surgery [:54]
15. Side Effects Of Surgery [2:47]
16. Breast Reconstruction [3:26]
17. Local Treatment: Radiation Therapy [2:16]
19. Systemic Treatment Chemotherapy [3:02]
21. Systemic Treatment: Hormonal Therapy [1:49]
23. Systemic Treatment: Targeted Therapy [1:22]
24. Clinical Trials [:36]
27. Diet And Nutrition [5:30]
30. Exercise [2:10]
31. Creating A Healthy Environment [1:01]
32. Rest And Sleep [1:18]
33. Complimentary/Integrative Medicine [:22]
37. Positive Attitude [2:46]
38. Quieting Your Mind [1:49]
39. Meditation [2:57]
40. Moving Meditation [2:11]
41. Visualization/Guided Imagery [1:23]
42. Support Groups [3:05]
43. Journal Writing [2:01]
45. Love [1:47]
46. Prayer [2:59]
47. Gratitude [1:17]
48. Forgiveness [1:56]
49. Giving Back [1:54]
51. Continuing Emotional Support [2:31]
52. Follow-Up Visits [:23]
53. Nuture Your Intimate Relationship [2:50]
54. Cancer As A Chronic Disease [1:49]
55. Living With Metastatic Disease [6:19]
Disc #2 -- Breast Cancer: The Path of Wellness and Healing: - Bonus Chapters
1. Do All Patients With Breast Cancer Have To Go Through Radiation? [:43]
2. Should Patients Seek A Second Opinion? [1:47]
3. How Quickly Does One Have To Begin Treatment? [:32]
4. How Long Does It Take To Receive The Treatments? [4:21]
5. How Are Surgery, Radiation and Chemo Combined? [2:42]
6. How Does Radiation Work? [1:06]
7. How Is It Administered? [:28]
8. Does Radiation Cause Any Pain? [1:29]
9. What Are Some Possible Side Effects Of Radiation? [:46]
10. What is the Role of Radiation After Mastectomy? [1:03]
11. What is the Effect of Radiation on Implants? [:31]
12. What are the Benefits of Having Radiation? [2:02]
13. Can People Lead an Active Life While Receiving Radiation? [:36]
14. Is There a Special Diet During Radiation? [2:10]
15. Are There Any People Who Cannot Receive Radiation? [:57]
16. How Can You Tell If Radiation Is Working? [:45]
17. Can I Become Radioactive? [1:42]
18. Should I Rest During Radiation? [1:42]
19. What Happens If There Is A Recurrence? [:59]
1. Who Administers The Chemo?
2. What is a Typical Chemo Appointment Like?
3. How Does One Feel During Chemo?
4. How Does One Feel After Chemo?
5. Can You Drive After Chemo?
6. How Will One Know If Chemo is Working?
7. Can a Patient Skip Treatments?
8. Can a Patient Travel During Chemo?
9. Do All Women Lose Their Hair?
10. What About Bone Loss? Is That an issue with Chemo?
1. What Are the Options for Breast Reconstruction?
2. Which Procedure Do You Perform the Most?
3. What Credentials Should a Surgeon Have?
4. How Long Is Your Consulation?
5. Are There Some Breast That Cannot Be Reconstructed?
6. Do You Recommend Reconstruction for Every Patient?
7. What is a Prosthesis?
8. What is a Skin-Sparing Mastectomy?
9. When Is Reconstruction Done? Before? During? After Mastectomy?
10. Does Radiation Complicate Reconstruction Surgery?
11. What is the Benefit of Immediate Reconstruction V. Delay?
12. What Implant and Flap Procedures Are There To Choose From?
13. Are Saline Implants Safer Than Silicon?
14. What are Flaps? How Many Types of Flaps Are There?
15. How Do You Decide Which Flap To Use?
16. What is a Gluteal Flap?
17. Describe Flaps from the Simplest to Most Complex
18. What Immediate Problems Can Occur with Implants or Flaps?
19. What Late Problems Can Arise with Implants?
20. What are the Phases of Breast and Nipple Reconstruction?
21. Do Surgeons Always Remove the Nipple During Mastectomy?
22. How Long is the Hospital Stay After Reconstruction?
23. Is There Much Discomfort? How Is It Treated?
24. Can an Implant make it harder to detect a recurrence?
25. How Does a Recontructed Breast Feel to the Touch?
1. What is Integrative Medicine?
2. How Do You Measure The Activity of the Immune System?
3. What Is Your Approach To Treating Depression?
4. Is There Evidence That Vitamin D Reduces Breast Cancer?
5. Can My Particular Estrogen Metabolism Raise My Cancer Risk?
6. Do Xenoestrogens increase cancer risk?
7. Can Iodine Deficiency Predispose a Woman to Cancer?
8. What Is Your Dietary Advice to Women With Breast Cancer?
9. Do You Recommend Vitamins To Women Receiving Chemo?
10. What Are Some Other Things A Women Can Do To Prevent Breast Cancer?
11. Do Patients Ever Tell You Cancer Improved Their Lives?
1. How Does Chemotherapy Affect the Skin?
2. How About Hair?
3. Are Nails Affected by Chemotherapy?
4. How Does Radiation Affect Your Skin?
5. Should One Avoid Sun Exposure During Chemo and Radiation?
1. How Can I Care For My Kids While Caring For Myself? [1:22]
2. How Can I Break the News To My Child? [6:52]
3. What Should I Say To My Pre-School Aged Child? [3:24]
4. What Should I Say To My Teen? [1:33]
1. What Do You Do In a First Appointment? [1:08]
2. Why Do You Call Vegetables "Our Best Pharmacy"? [2:16]
3. Why Are The Correct Fatty Acids So Important? [1:15]
4. What Healthy Snacks Do You Recommend? [2:19]
5. Do Women Usually Lose or Gain Weight During Chemo? [:55]
6. What Foods Should A Patient Get Fiber From? [2:40]
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Disc #1 -- Breast Cancer: The Path of Wellness and Healing
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      Chapter 1: Diagnosis: Breast Cancer
      Chapter 2: Building Your Team
      Chapter 3: Treatment: Local And Systemic
      Chapter 4: The Path Of Wellness And Healing
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      Chapter 5: Boosting Your Physical Resilience
      Chapter 6: Boosting Your Mental Resilience
      Chapter 7: Boosting Your Spiritual Resilience
         Hope
      Chapter 8: The New Normal: Continuing On Your Path
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Disc #2 -- Breast Cancer: The Path of Wellness and Healing: - Bonus Chapters
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         Dr. Susan Love
            Hormones, Breast Cancer and Other Issues
               Dr. Susan Love: Hormones, Breast Cancer and Other Issues
               Dr. Marissa Weiss: Radiation Therapy
               Going on a Radiation Therapy Session
               Dr. Michael Van-Scoy Mosher: Chemotherapy
               Going On A Chemotherapy Session
               Dr. Andrew Da Lio: Breat Reconstruction Surgery
                  Is Reconstruction Covered By Insurance?
               Dr. Soram Khalsa: Integrative Medicine
               Dr. Ava Shamban: Skin and Cancer
               Dr. Harvey Karp: Speaking to Children About Cancer
               Marianne Williamson: Guided Imagery Demonstration
               Leonne Schillo: Visualization Demonstration
               Dr. Maoshing Ni: Chi Gong Breathing Meditation
               Kathy Smith: Cardio Exercise Demonstration
               Diana Winston: Mindful Meditation Demonstration
               Seane Corn: Yoga Demonstration
               Rachel Beller: Nutrition and Cancer
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