THE CANCER DEFENSE PROGRAM 

A Science-based, Personalized Cancer and Life-Healing Plan Using

Mainstream Medicine and Complementary Healing Therapies

DID YOU KNOW? 

... That patients with middle-stage breast cancers who joined mind-body groups that emphasize relaxation techniques and coping strategies have a 45% reduced risk of recurrence and a 56% reduced risk of death from cancer? 

Andersen BL, Yang HC, Farrar WB, et al. Psychologic intervention improves survival for breast cancer patients: a randomized clinical trial.  Cancer 2008; Dec 15; 113(12): 3450-8.

... That the natural compound CURCUMIN, derived from the root TURMERIC, has been proven to cause the death of cancer cells from many types of cancer? And that what you eat assists your recovery? 

Kunnumakkara AB, Anand P, Aggarwal BB. Curcumin inhibits proliferation, invasion, angiogenesis, and metastasis of different cancers through interaction with multiple cell signaling proteins.  Cancer Lett. 2008 Oct 8;269(2):199-225. 

Meyerhardt JA, Niedzwiecki D, Hollis D, et al. Association of dietary patterns with cancer recurrence and survival in patients with stage III colon cancer. JAMA. 2007 Aug 15;298(7):754-64.

... That writing on a daily basis about traumatic experiences can strengthen your immune system? Studies have shown that people who regularly journaled about stressful life situations had significantly greater ability to fight disease, including cancer, than people who didn’t keep a journal.

Pennebaker JW, Kiecolt-Glaser JK, Glaser R. Disclosure of traumas and immune function: health implications for psychotherapy.  J Consult Clin Psychol. 1988 Apr;56(2):239-45. 

 

... That cancer patients who maintain a low-fat diet — rich in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains — have a 24% reduced risk of recurrence?


Chlebowski RT, Blackburn GL, Thomson CA, et al. Dietary fat reduction and breast cancer outcome: interim efficacy results from the Women’s Intervention Nutrition Study.  J Natl Cancer Inst. 2006 Dec 20;98(24):1767-76.

... That breast cancer patients who walk at an average pace for at least three hours per week (just forty-five minutes a day), when compared to other patients who walk less than one hour a week, cut their risk of dying from breast cancer by fifty percent? 


Holmes MD, Chen WY, Feskanich D, et al. Physical activity and survival after breast cancer diagnosis. JAMA 2005 May 25;293(20):2479-86.