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10 books written by Cancer Experts

Books written by cancer experts for cancer patients, cancer survivors and caregivers

We compiled a list of 10 books written by Cancer Experts based on their research and experience with patients.

  1. “Anticancer – A New Way of Life” by David Servan-Schreiber, MD, PhD. As a physician and cancer survivor, David explores the lifestyle changes that can complement conventional cancer treatment and help prevent recurrence based on scientific research.

  2. “Cancer the journey from diagnosis to empowerment” by Dr Paul Anderson. In this book, Dr Paul describes what you can expect during your cancer journey and how to cultivate a positive mindset that will help you have the best outcome, giving practical advice, empowering patients, and teaching loved ones the best way to provide support.

  3. “Anticancer living” by Lorenzo Cohen, PhD, and Alison Jefferies, MEd. The evidence says that simple lifestyle changes can make a difference when it comes to preventing or overcoming cancer. In this book, Lorenzo and Alison introduce the concept of “Mix of Six” which are the six key areas of health and wellness that will support cancer treatments or reduce the risk of developing cancer, improving your quality of life.

  4. “Crazy Sexy Cancer tips and Crazy Sexy Cancer Survivor” by Kris Carr. An actress and photographer decided to document her life after finding out her cancer diagnosis. In this book, she shares the lessons, advice, warnings, resources, and stories that she gathered along the way.

  5. "Radical Remission: Surviving Cancer Against All Odds" by Kelly A. Turner, PhD. Dr. Turner, a researcher, psychotherapist, and founder of the Radical Remission Project, decides to interview holistic healers and radical remission cancer survivors to understand their healing practices and techniques. She concludes that are nine common factors between those people, that she now believes may help even terminal cancer patients to turn their life around.

  6. “How to starve cancer” by Jane McLelland, Grad. Dip. Phys. Winner of the “Amazing Women Global” Lifetime Achievement 2019 and the New York Big Book Award 2019, Jane’s journey started when she found out about her cancer diagnosis. When that happened, Jane decided to do research on her own, not on how to cure herself but on how to stop cancer from growing. Remarkably her approach not only stopped cancer growth but made it disappear.

  7. “Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery: A Step-by-Step MBSR Approach to Help You Cope with Treatment and Reclaim Your Life” by Linda Carlson, PhD, RPsych, and Michael Speca, PsyD, RPsych. This book is an eight-week program based on mindfulness-based stressed reduction (MBSR) combining meditation and gentle yoga, for cancer survivors and caregivers. It can help them improve their quality of life and become an active participant in their own recovery.

  8. “Outside the box cancer therapies” by Dr Mark Stengler and Dr Paul Anderson. Two naturopathic medical doctors combine their expertise, based on research and decades of clinical experience, to provide information about the different types of cancer and explore integrative approaches to treatments.

  9. "Living with Cancer: A Step-by-Step Guide for Coping Medically and Emotionally with a Serious Diagnosis" by Vicki A. Jackson, MD, MPH, David P. Ryan, MD, and Michelle D. Seaton. A step-by-step guide for patients and caregivers with patients’ stories, this book provides understanding and advice over treatments, procedures, and tests, explaining also how to minimize symptoms and side effects.

  10. "The Breakthrough: Immunotherapy and the Race to Cure Cancer" by Charles Graeber. The story of game-changing scientific discoveries in the world of modern oncological science, exploring stories of patients, physicians, and cancer immunotherapy researchers who are on the front lines of innovation.


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