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Integrative Cancer Health Healing Books

By Jeannine Walston


Explore these books for information to educate and empower health and healing for cancer patients. Additional books are listed throughout JeannineWalston.com. Books in this article are listed into the following sections.

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  • Body Books
  • Mind Books
  • Spirit Books
  • Social Books
  • Environmental Books
  • Cancer Books Written by Patients and Caregivers Books

Integrative Cancer Care Books

After Cancer Care: The Definitive Self-Care Guide to Getting and Staying Well for Patients After Cancer by Gerald M. Lemole, MD, Pallav K. Mehta, MD, and Dwight L. McKee, MD

Anticancer: A New Way of Life by David Servan-Schreiber, MD, PhD

Choices in Healing: Integrating the Best of Conventional and Complementary Approaches to Cancer by Michael Lerner, PhD

Comprehensive Cancer Care: Integrating Alternative, Complementary, and Conventional Therapies by James S. Gordon, MD

The Definitive Guide to Cancer, 3rd Edition: An Integrative Approach to Prevention, Treatment, and Healing by Lise Alschuler, ND and Karolyn A. Gazella

The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer Paperback by Siddhartha Mukherjee

Integrative Oncology by Donald Abrams, MD and Andy Weil, MD

Integrative Oncology: Incorporating Complementary Medicine into Conventional Cancer Care by Maurie Markman and Lorenzo Cohen

Integrative Strategies for Cancer Patients: A practical resource for managing the side effects of cancer therapy by Elena J. Ladas, MS, RD and Kara M. Kelly, MD

Journey Through Cancer: Healing and Transforming the Whole Person by Jeremy Geffen, MD

Life Over Cancer: The Block Center for Integrative Cancer Treatment by Keith I. Block, MD

Radical Remission: Surviving Cancer Against All Odds by Kelly A. Turner, PhD

Body Books

Breast Cancer: Reduce Your Risk with Foods You Love by Robert Pendergrast, MD

The Cancer-Fighting Kitchen: Nourishing, Big-Flavor Recipes for Cancer Treatment and Recovery by Rebecca Katz and Mat Edelson

The China Study: The Most Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Ever Conducted and the Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss, and Long-Term Health by T. Colin Campbell, PhD & Thomas M. Campbell II

Clean: The Revolutionary Program to Restore the Body’s Natural Ability to Heal Itself by Alejandro Junger, MD

Crazy Sexy Diet: Eat Your Veggies, Ignite Your Spark, and Live Like You Mean It! by Kris Carr

Crazy Sexy Kitchen by Kris Carr with Chef Chad Sarno

In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto by Michael Pollan

Digestive Wellness: How to Strengthen the Immune System and Prevent Disease Through Healthy Digestion by Elizabeth Lipinski, PhD, MS, CCN

Dr. Susan Love’s Breast Book, 5th Edition by Susan M. Love MD and Karen Lindsey

The Emperor of all Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee

Foods That Fight Cancer: Preventing Cancer Through Diet by Richard Beliveau, PhD & Denis Gingras, PhD

Healing Spices: How to Use 50 Everyday and Exotic Spices to Boost Health and Beat Disease by Bharat B. Aggarwal, PhD

The Spectrum: A Scientifically Proven Program to Feel Better, Live Longer, Lose Weight, and Gain Health by Dean Ornish, MD

The UltraSimple Diet by Mark Hyman, MD

The UltraMind Solution: Fix Your Broken Brain by Healing Your Body First by Mark Hyman, MD

The Whole-Food Guide for Breast Cancer Survivors: A Nutritional Approach to Preventing Recurrence by Edward Bauman, MEd, PhD & Helayne Waldman, MD, EDD

Mind Books

The Balance Within: The Science Connecting Health and Emotions by Esther M. Sternberg, MD

The Book of Awakening: Having the Life You Want by Being Present to the Life You Have by Mark Nepo

Cancer As a Turning Point: A Handbook for People with Cancer, Their Families, and Health Professionals by Lawrence LeShan, PhD

Embrace, Release, Heal by Leigh Fortson

The Extraordinary Healing Power of Ordinary Things: Fourteen Natural Steps to Health and Happiness by Larry Dossey, MD

Fighting Cancer from Within: How to Use the Power of Your Mind For Healing by Martin L. Rossman, MD

Getting Well Again by O. Carl Simonton, MD

Healing Spaces: The Science of Place and Well-Being by Esther M. Sternberg, MD

The Healing Journey by O. Carl Simonton, MD

Kitchen Table Wisdom: Stories that Heal by Rachel Naomi Remen, MD

Love, Medicine, and Miracles: Lessons Learned about Self-Healing from a Surgeon’s Experience with Exceptional Patients by Bernie S. Siegel, MD

Minding the Body, Mending the Mind by Joan Boreysenko, PhD

Molecules of Emotion: The Science Behind Mind-Body Medicine by Candace Pert, PhD

My Grandfather’s Blessings: Stories of Strength, Refuge, and Belonging by Rachel Naomi Remen, MD

Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster: A Guide of Mind-Body Techniques by Peggy Huddleston

Remarkable Recovery: What Extraordinary Healings Tell Us About Getting Well and Staying Well by Caryle Hirschberg and Marc Ian Barasch

Returning to Health With Dance Movement And Imagery by Anna Halprin

Sounds of Healing by Mitchell Gaynor, MD

Sweat Your Prayers by Gabrielle Roth

The Type C Connection: The Mind-Body Link to Cancer and Your Health by Lydia Temoshok, PhD and Henry Dreher

Unstuck: Your Guide to the Seven-Stage Journey Out of Depression by James S. Gordon, MD

When the Body Says No: Understanding the Stress-Disease Connection by Gabor Mate, MD

The Worry Solution by Martin Rossman, MD

Spirit Books

Anatomy of the Spirit: The Seven Stages of Power and Healing by Carolyn Myss, PhD

Being with Dying: Cultivating Compassion and Fearlessness in the Presence of Death by Joan Halifax

Close to the Bone: Life Threatening Illness and the Search for Meaning by Jean Shinoda Bolen, MD

Connections by Gabrielle Roth

The Gift of Change: Spiritual Guidance for Living Your Best Life by Marianne Williamson

Healing into Life and Death by Stephen Levine

The Healing Path: A Soul Approach to Illness by Marc Ian Barasch

On Death and Dying by Elizabeth Kubler Ross, MD

The Places that Scare You: A Guide to Fearlessness in Difficult Times by Pema Chodron

A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose by Eckhart Tolle

Prayer is Good Medicine: How to Reap the Healing Benefits of Prayer by Larry Dossey, MD

The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment by Eckhart Tolle

Soul to Soul: Communications from the Heart by Gary Zukav

The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying by Sogyal Rinpoche

Social Books

Sexuality and Fertility After Cancer by Leslie Shover, PhD

Environmental Books

The Essential Green You! by Deirdre Imus

Green This! Growing Up Green, Baby and Child Care and Green This! Greening Your Cleaning by Deirdre Imus

The Hundred-Year Lie: How to Protect Yourself from the Chemicals That Are Destroying Your Health by Randall Fitzgerald

Living Downstream: A Scientist’s Personal Investigation of Cancer and the Environment by Sandra Steingraber

Not Just a Pretty Face: The Ugly Side of the Beauty Industry by Stacy Malkan

The Safe Shopper’s Bible: A Consumer’s Guide to Nontoxic Household Products, Cosmetics, and Food by David Steinman & Samuel S. Epstein, MD

The Secret History of the War on Cancer by Devra Davis, PhD

Silent Spring by Rachel Carson

Our Stolen Future: Are We Threatening Our Fertility, Intelligence, and Survival? A Scientific Detective Story by Theo Colborn, Dianne Dumanonski, and John Peterson Myers

Cancer Books Written by Cancer Patients and Caregivers Books

Anatomy of an Illness as Perceived by the Patient by Norman Cousins

Crazy Sexy Cancer Survivor: More Rebellion and Fire for Your Healing Journey by Kris Carr

Crazy Sexy Cancer Tips by Kris Carr

Crazy Sexy Diet: Eat Your Veggies, Ignite Your Spark, and Live Like You Mean It! by Kris Carr

Dying To Be Me: My Journey from Cancer, to Near Death, to True Healing by Anita Moorjani

From Incurable to Incredible by Tami Boehmer

Grace and Grit: Spirituality and Healing in the Life and Death of Treya Killam Wilber by Ken Wilber

The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch

New Beginnings: The Triumphs of 120 Cancer Survivors by Bill Aron

Seeing the Crab by Christine Middlebrook

Surviving Terminal Cancer: Clinical Trials, Drug Cocktails, and Other Treatments Oncologists Won’t Tell You About by Ben A. Williams, PhD