Double Vision: An East-West Collaboration for Coping with Cancer

Double Vision: An East-West Collaboration for Coping with Cancer

by Alexandra Dundas Todd

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$35.00

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780819552792
Publisher: Wesleyan University Press
Publication date: 10/26/1994
Pages: 206
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.88(d)

About the Author

A medical sociologist who has written extensively about health care delivery, ALEXANDRA DUNDAS TODD is Professor of Sociology at Suffolk University in Boston. Her last book was Intimate Adversaries: Cultural Conflict between Doctors and Women Patients (1989).

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Casual Courage
I’ve Never Heard The one Before
And Please, No More One Percent Odds
Surgery Two: Hoping it Wouldn’t Blind Him
Americans Can’t Eat This Way
Western Reflections on Eastern Medicine: Nutrition and Cancer, Visualization and Cancer, Acupuncture and Cancer, Counseling and Cancer
Robust Resistance
Conclusion
Epilogue by Drew Todd

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"At a time when the limits of Western medicine are becoming painfully evident, we need Professor Todd's meticulously informed and eminently readable discussion of what a number of healing modalities can offer"—Wendy Sanford, coauthor of The New Our Bodies, Ourselves

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“At a time when the limits of Western medicine are becoming painfully evident, we need Professor Todd’s meticulously informed and eminently readable discussion of what a number of healing modalities can offer”

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