Holistic Cancer Care

An Herbal Approach to Reducing Cancer Risk, Helping Patients Thrive during Treatment, and Minimizing Recurrence
by Chanchal Cabrera, Christopher J. Etheridge

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A medical herbalist with a specialty in integrative oncology provides an in-depth guide to practical, solution-focused strategies for using herbal medicines and other natural therapies.

Patients facing a cancer diagnosis often feel at the mercy of an illness they don't understand and in the hands of doctors offering treatments that...
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Published By Storey Publishing, LLC

Format Paperback


Number Of Pages 576

Publication Date 04/04/2023

ISBN 9781635863734

Dimensions 5.95 inches x 8.95 inches

"Chanchal Cabrera’s book is a unique and necessary compendium of advanced herbal knowledge that is directly pertinent to cancer patient care. The book is useful for both people with cancer and health care providers. I have assigned Cabrera’s book as required reading to my oncology medical residents. This book was assembled by a true herbal medicine expert and is an excellent addition to the field of integrative oncology."

— HerbalGram: The Journal of the American Botanical Council

“Chanchal Cabrera, one of North America’s finest clinical herbalists, helps you to safely and effectively manage the challenging journey to better health.”
 —David Winston RH(AHG), DSc(hc), author of Adaptogens: Herbs for Strength, Stamina and Stress Relief
"Combines traditional knowledge with modern science to provide effective strategies for every stage of the cancer journey. Patients and families, as well as clinicians, will benefit from Cabrera’s thorough discussions, clear, practical guidelines, and wisdom of experience.”
 — Nalini Chilkov, L.Ac, OMD, Founder, Integrative Cancer Answers, American Institute of Integrative Oncology
Holistic Cancer Care provides not just a thorough foundational understanding of cancer its terminology but practical advice to help anyone with a diagnosis make decisions on subsequent treatment with more confidence. It provides a sense of empowerment by providing the reader with practical advice, knowledge on food compounds, supplements, recipes, simple food guidelines and strategies for optimal success. The cancer Materia Medica and the specialized section for practitioners are invaluable resources.”
— Carolina Brooks, BA (Hons), ND, IFMCP, Creator of the Vitamorphic Method ®

“A well-organized resource of timely, sound advice—from cancer prevention to treatment support and recovery. It reinforces the single most important thing we should focus on: health optimization, through principles based in traditional herbal medicine and nutrition, that will make a lasting difference in our quality of life and lifespan. I highly recommend this book as an essential guide to healing and thriving.”
— Donald Yance, MH, CN, RH(AHG), president and founder of the Mederi Center

“This well-organized, informative, user-friendly book speaks directly to many of the issues that cancer patients are trying to understand. Cabrera provides guidelines for navigating the path to better health, focusing on botanicals, diet, and supplements, along with emotional and spiritual support.”
— Mary Bove, ND, author of An Encyclopedia of Natural Healing for Infants and Children

Cabrera brings decades of experience as a skilled herbalist in clinical practice, customizing herbal formulas for each patient. She understands the wonderful and deep benefits of herbal medicine for working with the body’s wisdom, and not against it.”
— Christopher Hobbs, PhD, author of Christopher Hobbs’s Medicinal Mushrooms: The Essential Guide

“This comprehensive guide eloquently illustrates the important contribution of herbal medicine to cancer risk reduction and collaborative cancer care.”
— Lise Alschuler, ND, co-author of Definitive Guide to Cancer and Definitive Guide to Thriving After Cancer, Professor of Clinical Medicine, University of Arizona Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine

“Chanchal Cabrera, one of the most respected herbalists of North America, has created an impressive resource for navigating a path forward after a cancer diagnosis. Well organized, user friendly, and extremely relevant to clinical therapy, it’s a must have for patients and physicians alike.”
— Dr. Jillian Stansbury, ND, Director of Battle Ground Healing Arts and BG Healing Arts Apothecary