An updated edition forincluding all the latest medical research and up to date studiesAn approachable, empowering guide to staying healthy and fighting diseaseWould it surprise you to hear that one in four people are affected by cancer If you knew that simple lifestyle changes could significantly reduce your chances of developing the disease, would you take advantage of your natural defencesI had cancer I was diagnosed for the first timeyears ago I received conventional treatment and the cancer went into remission, but I relapsed after that Then I decided to learn everything I could to help my body defend itself against the illness I ve lived cancer free now for seven years In this book, I d like to tell you the stories scientific and personal behind what I learned Author David Servan Schreiber is an academic physician with a wealth of experience in the field of integrative medicine He will show you how, through simple alterations in diet, lifestyle and attitude, you can tackle cancer alongside conventional treatments, or even avoid it altogether This is not a biology textbook, but a practical, insightful and individual guide that will allow you to make the best choices for your own health and well being