BOOKS & CD'S 

Mitchell Gaynor, MD
Nurture Nature/Nurture Health: Your Health and Environment
New Book by Oncologist, Dr. Mitchell Gaynor, Signals How Environmental Exposures Foster Rising Rates of Disease and How Individuals Can Restore Optimum Health to Our Bodies and the Planet.Dr. Mitchell Gaynor, New York oncologist and founder of Gaynor Integrative Oncology, has now completed his fourth book, Nurture Nature/Nurture Health: Your Health and the Environment. His book not only looks at the evidence of environmental links to these health crises, but how each of us can take actions to prevent dangerous exposures and to support our environment which, in turn, balances our own health.
Underwritten by Nurture New York's Nature, Inc. (NNYN), a not-for-profit collaboration of corporations and environmental organizations in New York City, Dr. Gaynor's book is the first of its kind: A book which uses scientific research to underline the mounting evidence that links environmental exposures - whether from tobacco smoke, air pollution, ozone depletion, arsenic in drinking water or pesticides on our lawns - to increasing incidences of disease and debilitation throughout America. Nurture Nature/Nurture Health also offers Dr. Gaynor's successful nutritional program to maximize the body's immune and detoxification systems. To order: www.nurturenaturepress.com  
 

Devra Davis
www.whensmokeranlikewater.com  
When Smoke Ran Like Water: Environmental Deception and the Battles Against Pollution

In When Smoke Ran Like Water, the world renowned epidemiologist Devra Davis confronts the public triumphs and private failures of her lifelong battle against environmental pollution. By turns impassioned and analytic, she documents the shocking toll of a public health disaster--300,000 deaths a year in the U.S. and Europe from the effects of pollution— and asks why we remain silent. She shows how environmental toxins contribute to a broad spectrum of human diseases, including breast cancer, cardiovascular disease, asthma, and emphysema—all major killers—and in addition how these toxins affect the health and development of the heart and lungs, and even alter human reproductive capacity. But the battle against pollution is not just scientific. For Davis it’s personal: pollution is what killed much of her family and forced the others, survivors of the 1948 smog emergency in Donora, Pennsylvania, to live out their lives with damaged health. When Smoke Ran Like Water makes a devastating case that our approaches to public health need to change.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Devra Davis’ work as a leading epidemiologist and researcher on the environmental causes of breast cancer and chronic disease has made her a nationally known figure. She holds a PhD from the University of Chicago and an M.P.H. from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. Formerly a Scholar in Residence at the National Academy of Sciences and a member of the National Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board under President Clinton, she is now a Visiting Professor of Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University. To Order : www.Amazon.com  

Janette Sherman, MD
www.janettesherman.com
Life's Delicate Balance: Causes and Prevention of Breast Cancer
Life's Delicate Balance defines and documents known causes of breast cancer, and emphasizes the means of prevention. Published at a critical time, this book is applicable to other cancers affecting women, men and children, and useful for all those working toward prevention of cancer. Patients, family members, environmental activists, physicians, and attorneys will find this book informative and insightful.

Chemical Exposure and Disease: Diagnostic and Investigative Techniques
Written by a physician-toxicologist after examining some 8,000 patients over a 25 year span, this book is a must for every person asking the question "Why?" Why did I get sick? Why is the cancer rate so high? Why was my child born with birth defects? Chemical Exposure and Disease provides investigative and diagnostic techniques for the lay reader as well as the medical and legal community. It is easy to understand and gives case studies for all body systems. Pesticides are covered in depth as are other inherently dangerous industries, including waste disposal, incineration, and the manufacture and use of plastics, paints, and solvents. Extensive bibliographic sources are provided, including historical references, dispelling the notion that "more studies are needed" before we can take action to prevent harm. Chemical Exposure and Disease is a must for all activists, whether lay or professional, who want to prevent disease.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Dr. Sherman is a specialist in internal medicine and toxicology. She has published more than 70 articles in the scientific literature. She also writes for the popular press to provide information to the concerned public. Currently she is Adjunct Professor in the Department of Environmental Sciences at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, and Research Associate and Lecturer with the Radiation and Public Health Project. To order: send $24.95 plus $4.00 postage in check or money order for each book to Dr. Janette D. Sherman, P.O. Box 4605, Alexandria, VA 22303

Sat Dharam Kaur

A Call to Women: The Healthy Breast Program and Workbook
While there are many books available concerning the treatment of breast cancer this is the first to present a naturopathic program for breast cancer prevention designed for use by individuals and groups, featuring practical nutritional, physical, emotional and spiritual self-help exercises, with organic and herbal recipes for cleansing the body. Studies show that up to 80% of cancer patients are extremely interested in information on the very methods Sat Dharam Kaur, ND has written about so well. This information is NOT available from their conventional health care providers.

She understands the need to take preventive action from the scourge of cancer and the things that you can do in your everyday life to lower the risk of getting breast cancer and to reduce the chances of a recurrence. Estimates state that as many as one in three will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. The elements of the program she presents have been shown to reduce risk of cancer, heart disease, hypertension and even diabetes. There are many journal studies supporting aspects of this approach. Current theory is moving toward the idea that primary prevention may be useful for those who are hoping to avoid a recurrence of cancer. Thus the material is even more useful to the community.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Sat Dharam Kaur is a naturopathic doctor practicing at the Grey-Bruce Naturopathic Centre in Owen Sound, Ontario. She was awarded the "Naturopathic Doctor of the Year" award in 2000. She developed the Healthy Breast Program in an effort to educate women in the causes of breast cancer and in naturopathic ways to prevent and treat it. Dr. Kaur is the author of "The Healthy Breast Program & Workbook...A Naturopathic Guide to Preventing and Treating Breast Cancer" To order by phone or fax and for wholesale prices please call (519) 372-2755, or 372-9212. Email sdk@log.on.ca. Also available at: http://www.Amazon.com

Dr. Carol Robin, DC CCN: CDs & mp3s: ”Transforming Cancer Surgery” and “Transforming Cancer Treatment” are guided imagery meditations by Dr. Carol Robin available on CD and mp3 to help you prepare for and recover from surgery, chemo, radiation and other treatments. They are designed to minimize anxiety, pain and complications and accelerate healing and recovery. Listening to these guided journeys several times in the days or weeks before surgery and before and during treatment can help transform anxiety, fear and stress into confidence, optimism and empowerment. Also available are CD/mp3s “Restful Sleep, Healing Sleep”, “Releasing Stress, Finding Peace”, “Being at Peace with Choices,” “Opening and Completing Your Day” and others.  www.ImageryMeditation.com or call 845-657-8119.

Puja Thomson- AFTER SHOCK: FROM CANCER DIAGNOSIS TO HEALING- a-step-by-step guide to help you navigate your way. Empowers patients and their families to take charge of all aspects of a cancer experience—physical, mental, emotional and spiritual—to help the body heal. Thomson’s holistic perspective blends conventional, complementary & alternative approaches, with practical suggestions, organizational tools for decision-making and easy record-keeping, personal stories and excellent resources. Indie Excellence FINALIST 2007 Book Awards (Health) ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Puja Thomson has drawn from her personal experience of breast cancer and her training and skills as a health care professional, director of educational programs, transformational therapist, interfaith minister, and workshop leader.  She is director of ROOTS & WINGS in the Mid-Hudson Valley of NY. Paperback $19.95- To order: http://www.aftershockfromcancer.com/orders.html. Published by Roots & Wings Publishing, P. O. Box 1081, New Paltz NY 12561.

The Cancer Path: A Spiritual Journey Through Healing, Wholeness & Love

Dr. Paulette Kouffman Sherman. This book approaches cancer as a spiritual initiation.  It allows you to heal cancer from the inside-out by giving you tools to address healing your mind, body, emotions, and Spirit as you go through your traditional treatment.  If you want to take action and create a year of treatment that can lead to greater wholeness and health on all levels, buy this book.  It also explores discrepant issues such as diet, how your immune system affects cancer, whether emotions, thoughts and stress affect cancer, and so forth, including current research.  It is for the patient or survivor who wants to do serious inner work, use alternative healing tools and learn spiritual lessons along this cancer path.

 

The Create Your Own Cancer Path Workbook

Dr. Paulette Kouffman Sherman.This is a workbook to help cancer patients keep track of their personal experience and story.  It is a journal/workbook with ideas, springboards and exercises so that they can remember how they got through chemotherapy, what and who inspired them, the lessons they learned, and other personal notes.  In the end, they can use this workbook as a template for writing and publishing their own story, if they wish.  This can be a legacy for their children, grandchildren, and great-grand children to learn from their story.  Writing is very therapeutic and research shows that there are many benefits to cancer patients from journaling and leaving a legacy behind during their treatment.

 

The Quick Essential Guide Through Breast Cancer: Diagnosis, Surgery, Chemo & Radiation.  
Dr. Paulette Kouffman Sherman. This is a slim guide that you can slip into your purse and flip through for easy tips and reference while you are going through your treatment.  It is written in a personal, easy style by a psychologist and cancer survivor.  If you are facing your own cancer diagnosis, this book provides an overview and some practical tips about how to get through surgery, chemo, or radiation.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Dr. Paulette Kouffman Sherman is a psychologist, breast cancer survivor and the author of ten books. She has a legacy project of publishing 22 books, including a 4 book Cancer Path Series. She lectures about the spiritual meaning of illness and works with cancer patients in groups and psychotherapy.  You can learn more at: www.parachutejumppublishing or thecancerpath.com.  These books can be ordered on Amazon by March 2013.