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Product Details

  • Paperback: 120 pages
  • Publisher: Swan Press; 13th printing edition (June 20, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 096672383X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0966723830
  • Product Dimensions: 8.9 x 6 x 0.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 7.2 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #269,684 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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I found your gem of a book was the perfect bridge of support after finishing my cancer treatments. -- Lee Raven, RN, Cancer Survivor, Guided Imagery For Health & Wholeness, Berkeley, CA<br /><br />Thanks again for your book! I keep finding more and more helpful information as I read it over and over. --Janet Barker Alleman, Cancer Survivor, Kankakee, Illinois

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The first three editions of this booklet sold out very quickly. The most recent 4th edition has new information and is larger with print which is much easier to read. People from 47 states and 6 foreign countries have already ordered this popular booklet. It is common for a reader to order one copy and then soon order several more to give to friends, relatives, and members of support groups. Additionally, many health care professionals of various specialties who work extensively with cancer patients have ordered this booklet in bulk to give to their patients.

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31 of 31 people found the following review helpful By Dianne on May 20, 2001
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WOW!! This impressive book is for the person who desires to "optimize" their own health. Diana, a Registered Dietitian, and survivor of THREE episodes of cancer herself, discusses the on-going and evolving state of nutrition research and how she uses that information to determine her own "optimal diet" to treat/prevent cancer recurrence. She discloses how she has implemented good nutrition and complementary therapies into her everyday life. She shares her own recipes, serving sizes, sample menus, tips for eating 9+ servings of fruits and vegetables, recipe book sources, her own personal grocery list, dining-out tips, and newsletter, book & internet resource listings. Don't pass up this great help-yourself book!
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36 of 37 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on February 17, 1999
Diana's perspective is truly unique, as she is someone who is not only a health professional but also has firsthand experience with both traditional and complementary approaches to cancer treatment. Her book is packed with not only Diana's personal story but also informative, useful advice for reducing cancer risk and for treatment......I found this book to be both engaging and inspirational. This book would be an invaluable resource for anyone interested in cancer prevention or treatment and recovery.
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41 of 43 people found the following review helpful By Patricia J. Anderson on July 13, 2000
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This would be a very helpful book for anyone who wants to improve her or his nutrition, regardless of whether they have cancer or not. The author starts out by teaching the reader how to have a well balanced diet - information everyone needs to know. One of the things I like best about the book is that she acknowledges that research on nutrition and cancer is incomplete, but then goes on to discuss how to include foods that have been shown to be possibly helpful in preventing cancer. The book is packed with useful information and helpful hints to make the dietary changes easier and more enjoyable. Reviewed by Patricia J. Anderson, MN, RN, Editor: Breast Cancer News, Author, Breast Cancer: A Patient Guide
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31 of 33 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on November 28, 2000
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When I started reading A Dietitian's Cancer Story, I found it so interesting, well written, and practical that I could not stop until I had finished. Then I thought, what a wonderful information resource from which many people around the world could benefit. It has been a pleasure for me to translate A Dietitian's Cancer Story into Spanish (Historia De Cancer De Una Dietista) which is also now available on Amazon.com. I admire Diana Dyer as a nutrition professional and also as a patient who has gone through a lot to be where she is now: helping many people. The field of cancer and nutrition has been enriched with the book A Dietitian's Cancer Story.
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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful By Reader on December 24, 2006
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This book is wonderful. If you have received that dreaded diagnosis, your doctor is not going to give you as much advice as Diana Dyer does. This book tells you how to improve your diet to maximize your chance of surviving. If you are still healthy, try to stay that way by following her guidelines. I was struck by how far ahead of her time Diana Dyer was. She was making changes (some controversial) way before the research showed she was doing the right thing.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Alice Baland on August 21, 2012
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As a dietitian and psychotherapist in private practice myself, my speciality is weight control, trauma and eating disorders. So when a friend of my dad's, and later my dad, were diagnosed with cancer (he survived throat cancer), I sent them copies of Diana's book, because that's her specialty. Plus I have a book for myself so that I can help my dad and other clients more. It's a great book with helpful information and healing recipes. He survived and is doing well. Thanks, Diana! Everyone deserves to EatUpTheGoodLife.com
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By jonette on January 10, 2013
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very informative- shorter book than I expected but I really liked all the information in it- lots of good knowledge
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Gabrielle L. Bodden on April 10, 2012
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Book arrived before scheduled time. Wonderful! It was a helpful resource when preparing a presentation for a cancer support group. Thank you! :O)
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