Getting Well Again: A Step-by-step, Self-help Guide to Overcoming Cancer for Patients and Their Families
Based on the Simontons' experience with hundreds of patients at their world-famous Cancer Counseling and Research Center, Getting Well Again introduces the scientific basis for the "will to live."
In this revolutionary book the Simontons profile the typical "cancer personality": how an individual's reactions to stress and other emotional factors can contribute to the onset and progress of cancer -- and how positive expectations, self-awareness, and self-care can contribute to survival. This book offers the same self-help techniques the Simonton's patients have used to successfully to reinforce usual medical treatment -- techniques for learning positive attitudes, relaxation, visualization, goal setting, managing pain, exercise, and building an emotional support system.
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Normally, the body's immune system keeps close watch out for any abnormal
cells and destroys them (thus the term "surveillance"). For cancer to occur, then,
the immune system must be inhibited in some way. We will explore the possible ...
Increase in Abnormal Cells The result of such a hormonal imbalance can be an
increased production of abnormal cells in the body and a weakened ability of the
immune system to combat these cells. Cancerous Growth With this sequence of ...
Cancer Regression Normal functioning of the immune system and reduced
production of abnormal cells create the optimal conditions for cancer regression.
Remaining abnormal cells can be destroyed either by treatment or by the body's
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Getting Well Again: The Bestselling Classic about the Simontons ...
O. Carl Simonton,James Creighton,Stephanie Matthews Simonton
Begränsad förhandsgranskning - 1992