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These books have been read and appreciated by many contributors. Please go to the comments page if you'd like to add a book to this list or submit a book review.

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SUGGESTED READING

Breast Cancer Care

Love, Susan
Dr. Susan Love's Breast Book

Sat Dharam Kaur, ND
The Complete Natural Medicine Guide to Breast Cancer

Cancer Care

Cunningham, Alistair
The Healing Journey

Le Shan, Lawrence
Cancer as a Turning Point

McKinney, Neil
Naturally There's Hope

Moss, Ralph
Cancer Therapy

Gawler, Ian
You Can Conquer Cancer

Lerner, Michael
Choices in Healing

Spiegel, David
Living Beyond Limits

Gorter, Robert & Peper, Erik
Fighting Cancer: A Nontoxic Approach to Treatment

Geffen, Jeremy
The Journey through Cancer; Healing and transforming the Whole Person

 

Creativity/Art (for healing)

Cameron, Julia
The Artist's Way
The Vein of Gold

 

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Health and Healing

Chopra, Deepak
Quantum Healing

Cousins, Norman
Anatomy of an Illness

Gaynor, Mitchell
The Healing Power of Sound

Weil, Andrew
Spontaneous Healing

Siegel, Bernie
How to Live Between Hospital Visits
Love, Medicine and Miracles
Peace, Love and Healing
Prescription for Healing

Sheree Magee and Kathy Scalzo
PICKING UP THE PIECES - moving forward after surviving cancer

"He has been achieving remarkable results by integrating music, vocalization, breathing, and meditation techniques into his work with critically ill patients. The book includes 12 self-help exercises, and the science behind them." Re: Dr. Gaynor's book, submitted by Nancy Watters, MA, Canadian Certified Counsellor.

 

Imagery and Visualization

Gawain, Shakti
Creative Visualization

Simonton, O. Carl
Getting Well Again

 

Inspiration

Bolen, Jean Shinoda
Close to the Bone

Remen, Rachel
Kitchen Table Wisdom

Markova, Dawna
I will not die an unlived life

Kauffman, Barry
Happiness is a Choice

Simpson, Elizabeth
The Perfection of Hope
Nominated for the BC Book Prize and the Vancity Award.

 

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Meditation and Relaxation

Benson, Herbert
The Relaxation Response

Kabat-Zinn, Jon
Full Catastrophe Living

Holtby, Lisa
Healing Yoga:
for people living with cancer

Gawler, Ian
Peace of Mind

Hanh,Thich Nat
The Miracle of Mindfulness

Levine, Stephen
Guided Meditations, Explorations and Healings

"Lisa Holtby’s book is a significant contribution to the developing field of yoga therapy. People facing cancer treatment will find gentle guidance for using yoga to maintain and develop physical stamina through treatment and in recovery" Submitted by Jnani Chapman, RN, Stress Management Specialist.

 

Mind/Body

Borysenko, Joan
Minding the Body, Mending the Mind

Greenwood, Michael and Nunn, Peter
Paradox and Healing

Mate, Dr. Gabor
When the Body says No ; The Cost of Hidden Stress

 

Moyers, Bill
Healing and the Mind

Myss, Caroline
Anatomy and the Spirit
"I was very impressed with this book because it took a look at how the inability to deal with psychological issues can manifest in physical disease — even cancer." Submitted by Marilyn Sing, Past Director of DigitalEve Victoria.

 

 

"There is no mind-body separation- Anything can happen in any aspect of our being, whether it’s body or mind, will effect all the other parts" Gabor Mate

 

Nutrition/Food

 

Errey, Sally
Staying Alive! Cookbook for Cancer Free Living

Quillin, Patrick
Beating Cancer with Nutrition

Beliveau & Gingras
Foods That Fight Cancer

 

 

 

Prevention

Labour Environmental Alliance Society
Cancersmart Consumer Guide

 

 

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