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Staying Well During and After Cancer
     

Staying Well During and After Cancer

by Abby Bloch (Editor), Barrie Cassileth, Michelle Holmes, Cynthia A. Thomson
 

Making food an ally in the fight against cancer, this guide explores what to eat and what to avoid in order to stay strong and maximize the benefits of treatment. Covering topics such as the potential effects of supplements, vitamins and minerals, and herbs; coping with digestion- and eating-related side effects, such as sore mouth, nausea, and weight gain or loss

Overview


Making food an ally in the fight against cancer, this guide explores what to eat and what to avoid in order to stay strong and maximize the benefits of treatment. Covering topics such as the potential effects of supplements, vitamins and minerals, and herbs; coping with digestion- and eating-related side effects, such as sore mouth, nausea, and weight gain or loss; “special” diets, including those promoted as cures for cancer; as well as providing easy, healthy, and delicious recipes, this book will assist in healing and recovery.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780944235515
Publisher:
American Cancer Society, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/01/2003
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.78(d)

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Meet the Author


Abby Bloch, PhD, RD, is a nutrition consultant in private practice in New York and an associate professor at New York University graduate school and University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Barrie R. Cassileth, PhD is chief of Integrative Medicine Service at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, a comprehensive cancer center in New York City. Michelle D. Holmes, MD, DrPH, is an assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and is affiliated with Brigham and Women’s Hospital’s Channing Laboratory in Boston. Cynthia A. Thomson, PhD, RD, is an assistant professor of nutritional sciences at the University of Arizona.

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