I walked beside my husband, Gary, with late stage prostate cancer for several years longer than the professionals originally projected. Ten burbling, courage-fi…
“To me, fundamentally healing is about wholeness. Healing is about discovering who you are and why you are here, on the most fundamental levels. Curing is about treating a physical problem on a physical level. Both are very important and both we can do, but I think things become very out of balance when you try to do one without the other.” –Mitchell Gaynor, MD From: “One Oncologist”s View of Integrative Care: Keynote Address, Comprehensive Cancer Care Conference, April 2003” Taking charge of your own personal fight against cancer means creating a personalized health plan that you implement the moment you leave the oncology office. Leading physicians such as Dr. Gaynor, Dean Ornish, MD and the late David Servan-Schreiber. MD, PhD have all shown the medical and emotional, and psychological value of nurturing your own body’s wellness. Food, sound, meditation, light and other energy management systems are explored in Dr. Gaynor’s approach to complementary oncology. His essay is worth a few minutes of your time.
This article originally appeared in Artsy Editorial on January 18, 2018. In a Baltimore basement, behind foot-thick walls, there is a room, and in that room the…
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