Useful Resources

WEBSITES AND OTHER RESOURCES

Yes to Life 

Yes to Life empowers people with cancer to make informed decisions about their care options. For well over a decade, we have provided evidence-based information to those in need.

Yes To Life - The UK's integrative cancer care charity.

Yes to Life Directory


Fully searchable directory of Therapies and Providers relating to integrative approaches to cancer.
https://yestolife.org.uk/life-directory/

Yes to Life Health Programmes


Robin has interviewed many of the UK practitioners and so if you are looking to find out if someone is suitable to you and your needs – listening to a radio programme with the practitioners may well help narrow your search.
https://yestolife.org.uk/radio-shows/

WIGWAMYes to Life Cancer Support Group

Wigwam is a cancer support group with a difference. It is a community of people living with cancer coming together to explore and share information and experiences with the aim of empowering themselves to gain control over their lives. Wigwam is a place for people to meet locally or online. Wigwam is a place of safety and care, which is flexible and supportive, to meet others sharing similar issues and to learn about Integrative Medicine.

www.wigwam.org.uk

BOOKS

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The Cancer Revolution

The Cancer Revolution, packed full of resources and information on Integrative Medicine and written by Patricia Peat and 37 international experts contributors, has its own website. The Cancer Revolution represents the fruition of a long-held dream to pull together the best information on the broadest range of approaches to cancer; to introduce the public to a revolutionary way of looking at cancer: Integrative Medicine.

It is hoped that this book will act as a catalyst for individuals to empower themselves, to discover strategies to improve their prospects and quality of life and to become part of a revolution that promises to change the experience of cancer treatment completely.

Find out more: The Cancer Revolution | Lifelineshealth

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‘Medical Collaboration for Nutritional Therapists’ - Lucille Leader

This book demonstrates the way forward within the healthcare system for graduates in clinical nutrition and nutritional therapy. It gives precise guidelines for the exchange of information.

Find out more:

MEDICAL COLLABORATION for Nutritional Therapists - ABOUT THE ... (denorpress.com)

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How to Starve Cancer - Jane McLelland

This book will answer all the burning questions you face when you begin to explore integrative treatments. Which ‘off-label’ drugs and supplements should you take? Should you try the ketogenic diet? Should you fast? Is fat safe? How much and when should you exercise? Jane explains why each patient needs a personalised approach and, importantly, how to work this out.

Part Erin Brockovich, part Dallas Buyers Club, it is a compelling story of resilience and determination in the face of impossible odds. If you or a loved one has cancer, or indeed any metabolic illness (diabetes, heart disease, Alzheimer’s), you absolutely must read this book. Even if you have been told that nothing more can be done, Jane will show you this is almost certainly not true.

Find out more: The Book – How to Starve Cancer

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The Metabolic Approach to Cancer – Dr Nasha Winters & Jess Higgins Kelley

 

Since the beginning of the twentieth century, cancer rates have increased exponentially--now affecting almost 50 percent of the American population. Conventional treatment continues to rely on chemotherapy, surgery, and radiation to attack cancer cells. Yet research has repeatedly shown that 95 percent of cancer cases are directly linked to diet and lifestyle. The Metabolic Approach to Cancer is the book we have been waiting for--it offers an innovative, metabolic-focused nutrition protocol that actually works. Naturopathic, integrative oncologist and cancer survivor Dr. Nasha Winters and nutrition therapist Jess Higgins Kelley have identified the ten key elements of a person's -terrain- (think of it as a topographical map of our body) that are crucial to preventing and managing cancer. Each of the terrain ten elements--including epigenetics, the microbiome, the immune system, toxin exposures, and blood sugar balance--is illuminated as it relates to the cancer process, then given a heavily researched and tested, non-toxic and metabolic, focused nutrition prescription.

 

Find out more: The Metabolic Approach to Cancer: Integrating Deep Nutrition, the Ketogenic Diet and Non-Toxic Bio-Individualized Therapies: Amazon.co.uk: Nasha Winters, Jess Higgins Kelley: Books

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Foods that Fight Cancer – Dr Richard Beliveau

The stunning bestseller from Quebec, coming in English in May. Over 138,000 French-language copies sold!

 

Within this book is the perfect recipe for success: An author who is one of the world’s foremost experts in the groundbreaking area of how food chemistry can fight cancer. A highly accessible and practical text. A beautifully designed package accompanied by full-colour illustrations.

Find out more:

https://www.amazon.es/Foods-That-Fight-Cancer-Preventing/dp/0771011350

Eating on the Wild Side: The Missing Link to Optimum Health – Dietitian Jo Robinson

The next stage in the food revolution: a radical way to select fruits and vegetables and reclaim the flavor and nutrients we've lost.

 

Ever since farmers first planted seeds 10,000 years ago, humans have been destroying the nutritional value of their fruits and vegetables. Unwittingly, we've been selecting plants that are high in starch and sugar and low in vitamins, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants for more than 400 generations.

 

Eating on the Wild Side reveals the solution -- choosing modern varieties that approach the nutritional content of wild plants but that also please the modern palate. Jo Robinson explains that many of these newly identified varieties can be found in supermarkets and farmer's market, and introduces simple, scientifically proven methods of preparation that enhance their flavor and nutrition. Based on years of scientific research and filled with food history and practical advice, Eating on the Wild Side will forever change the way we think about food.

Find out more: Amazon.com: Eating on the Wild Side: The Missing Link to Optimum Health (8601411263590): Robinson, Jo: Books