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Author: David Servan-Schreiber Narrator: Robert Fass Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: March 2019 ISBN: 9780593152423
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The revolutionary New York Times bestseller about powerful lifestyle changes that can fight and prevent cancer—an integrative approach based on the latest research

An international phenomenon, Anticancer has been a long-running bestseller in the U.S. since Viking first published it in fall 2008. Now, this updated edition draws on the most recent clinical studies and offers more tips on how people living with cancer can fight it and how healthy people can prevent it. The new edition of Anticancer includes:

• More benefits of anticancer foods, including new alternatives to sugar and cautions about some that are now on the market

• New information about how vitamin D strengthens the immune system

• Warnings about common food contaminants that have recently been proven to contribute to cancer progression

• A new chapter on mind-body approaches to stress reduction, with recent studies that show how our reactions to stress can interfere with natural defenses and how friendships can support healing in ways never before understood

• A groundbreaking study showing that lifestyle modification, as originally proposed in Anticancer, reduces mortality for breast cancer by an astounding 68 percent after completion of treatment

• New supporting evidence for the entire Anticancer program Download and start listening now!

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Quotes & Awards

  • A common-sense blueprint for healthy living. Chicago Tribune
  • Fills an important gap in our knowledge of how patients can contribute to their own care by supplementing conventional medical treatment. I recommend this book to anyone interested in preventive medicine and integrated, complementary approaches to patient care. John Mendelsohn, MD, president, MD Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas
  • Resonating with cancer support communities . . . and recommended nationwide on internet message boards. Los Angeles Times
  • Life affirming . . . filled with practical advice that enables cancer patients to overcome their initial feelings of helplessness and to adopt a proactive attitude of survivorship. The Seattle Times
  • Servan-Schreiber’s writing offers much more than science. It is full of passion . . . and compassion for his patients dealing with the emotional aspects of serious or terminal illness. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
  • Enormously compelling evidence and arguments for participating in our own health by supporting our deep natural capacity for healing. Everybody should read this book and enact its simple but potentially lifesaving recommendations. Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD, author of Wherever You Go, There You Are
  • Anticancer’s message is optimistic, the advice scientifically sound, and the prose highly readable. Fort Worth Star-Telegram
  • Presents a compelling combination of one doctor’s story of his battle with cancer along with his research into how to fight the disease . . . Readable and moving. Body & Soul Magazine

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Bkmghasselaol.com | 2/19/2014

    " Great ways to guard against cancer growth by diet, attitude, lifestyle "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Ronny | 2/15/2014

    " A nice idea, but there is neither any suprises nor any theory "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Michael | 1/31/2014

    " Very important topic about developing an anti-cancer lifestyle. Very much in line with _Healthy at 100_. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Melina | 1/20/2014

    " Everyone should read this book "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Melanie | 1/14/2014

    " A must read for ANYONE who has had this devastating illness in their family. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Kathryn | 1/13/2014

    " An excellent book in many different ways....a 'must read' (or at least 'should read') for most everyone!! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Noelle | 12/14/2013

    " already re-read;permanent spot on nightstand for reference "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Pamela | 10/23/2013

    " Servan-Schreiber delivers his personal message from his experience as a patient, scientific researcher and medical doctor. The research that informs this book is valuable to anyone whether or not their life has been touched by cancer. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jean | 10/19/2013

    " Interesting personal account with the research to back it up. Nutrition, environmental factors and state of mind with a handy "action" insert. Easy to read and apply good practices in my life. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 valentina | 1/14/2013

    " Helpful excursus to the history of the disease. I doubt that I'll start walking for 30 minutes 5 times a week from now on, but I'll try to change some of my habits according to the the motto of the book. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Pascale | 11/8/2012

    " A book that can change your life... "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Denise | 9/24/2012

    " A well received book by a courageous man who fought cancer and succeeded, but ultimately died 20 years later of a returned brain tumor. Good book with information any cancer patient should be aware of. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Kari | 9/11/2012

    " A must read for anyone dealing with cancer or wanting to make an anticancer lifestyle change. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Sharon | 11/25/2011

    " Much infirmation and some very good. Perspective interesting and I respect that but expected more..... "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Gail | 8/22/2011

    " This book is a good read for anyone who has cancer, knows someone who has cancer, or wants to avoid cancer. I'm sad this good Doctor did finally succumb, but living 20 years with brain cancer is pretty amazing. He offers some good advice to all of us. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jill | 8/17/2011

    " Excellent book. Well researched and thoughtful. The author's frank account of his personal experience adds depth and power to his recommendations. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Crissie | 7/23/2011

    " Excellent book with much information to help those who wish to lead a healthy life: detoxify (live PBA-free, pesticide-free and additive free), move/exercise, destress/meditate. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Debbie | 5/26/2011

    " Packed with great information for living and eating healthy written by a physcian diagnosed and treated for brain cancer. Includes information on what promotes cancer and what can inhibit these cells. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Laurie | 4/26/2011

    " Everyone should read this book. After I got cancer it was the one book that made me feel empowered. Made me realize there was so much I could do to prevent a recurrence. Most people won't read this book until they are diagnosed. A shame. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Ruth | 3/28/2011

    " Clear and easy to understand -- easy ways to improve your health and prevent cancers. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 marissa | 3/15/2011

    " Buy this book and read it... Then stop drinking diet coke and eating processed meats. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Angela | 2/21/2011

    " Puts power back into the hands of the patient. More about what we can do or eat to help prevent or diminish cancer cells. "

About the Author

David Servan-Schreiber, MD, PhD (1961–2011), was a clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and cofounder of the Center for Integrative Medicine. He codirected a laboratory at the National Institute of Health for the study of clinical cognitive neuroscience and published more than ninety articles in scientific journals. His last book, Anticancer: A New Way of Life, became a New York Times bestseller and was translated into more than forty languages. Following a year-long battle with a relapse of brain cancer, he died in July 2011.

About the Narrator

Robert Fass is a veteran actor and twice winner of the prestigious Audie Award for best narration. He has earned mulltiple Earphones Awards, including one for his narration of Francisco Goldman’s Say Her Name, which was named one of AudioFile magazine’s Best Audiobooks of 2011. He has given voice to modern and classic fiction writers alike, including Ray Bradbury, Joyce Carol Oates, Isaac Asimov, Jeffrey Deaver, and John Steinbeck, as well as to nonfiction works in history, memoir, health, journalism, and business.