Prostate Cancer: Thriving Through Treatment To Recovery

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Item#: 9780826148551
Edition 01
Author Price, Lisa
Cover Paperback
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Written by a naturopathic physician specializing in complementary cancer care,Prostate Cancer: Thriving Through Treatment to Recoveryprovides solutions for maintaining health and improving quality of life during conventional cancer treatment. With diet, exercise, and mental health plans tailored to treatment protocol and cancer type, this valuable guide offers safe and effective tools and practices to support patients through every phase and protocol. Organized into six easy chapters, the book summarizes the effects of chemotherapy, surgery, radiation, and hormone therapy; catalogs potential side effects; and includes recipes, exercise programs, , and mental health therapy suggestions based on symptoms and predictable side effect risks to build strength, promote healing, and improve outcomes.This essential resource will help prostate cancer patients reduce short- and long-term effects during and after treatment and includes:Scientifically-proven practices to support physical and emotional health using nutrition, exercise, and mind body therapiesConcise explanation of how specific cancer therapies work and their effects on the immune systemExercises to build strength with an array of low-to-high-impact cardiovascular and weight bearing exercisesQuick and delicious recipes designed to include daily protein, fiber, and carbohydrate needs for patients in recoveryPsychological health and well-being promoted therapies that address patient concerns

Table of Contents
IntroductionChapter 1: Understanding Chemotherapy, Surgery, Radiation and Hormone TherapyChapter 2: Emotional Aftermath and Effects on the Immune SystemChapter 3: Nurturing through Nutrients: Specific Nutrients and RecipesChapter 4: Getting Stronger: Exercise for Patients with Prostate CancerChapter 5: Finding Emotional Balance: Mind Body Therapies for Patients with Prostate CancerChapter 6: Seeking Resiliency and Balance: Tying it all TogetherAppendix i: Cancer Support OrganizationsAppendix ii: Counseling and Therapy OrganizationsAppendix iii: Exercise Associations