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Author: David Servan-Schreiber Narrator: Robert Fass Publisher: Penguin Audio Audio Length: Release Date: March 2019 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9780593152423

Publisher Description

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

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

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

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

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    " Everyone should read this book "

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

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

    - Kathryn, 1/13/2014
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    " already re-read;permanent spot on nightstand for reference "

    - Noelle, 12/14/2013
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    " 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. "

    - Pamela, 10/23/2013
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    " 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. "

    - Jean, 10/19/2013
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    " 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. "

    - valentina, 1/14/2013
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    " A book that can change your life... "

    - Pascale, 11/8/2012
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    " 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. "

    - Denise, 9/24/2012
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    " A must read for anyone dealing with cancer or wanting to make an anticancer lifestyle change. "

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    " 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. "

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    - Jill, 8/17/2011
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    " 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. "

    - Crissie, 7/23/2011
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    " 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. "

    - Debbie, 5/26/2011
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    " 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. "

    - Laurie, 4/26/2011
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    " Clear and easy to understand -- easy ways to improve your health and prevent cancers. "

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

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

    - Angela, 2/21/2011

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.