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In THE BREAST STAYS PUT: No Chemo -- No Radiation -- No Lumpectomy -- No Thank You, Pam Hoeppner tells her story of going against the grain of conventional cancer treatment. After a needle biopsy proved the lump in her breast to be an extremely aggressive estrogen-positive malignant cancer, Pam said NO to her doctor's urgent recommendation of immediate surgery followed by chemotherapy. She kept her breast intact and went on to cure herself using a single alternative non-toxic treatment instead.
It is not easy to turn a subject like battling cancer into a fun read, but this author has done just that. As is evident from the title, Hoeppner chooses to present her story with humor. She organizes the book with insightfully funny chapter titles and subtitles like "I'm All Out of Cute," "Honey I Just Fired the Osha-cologist," and "Talk to the Breast - The Boob's Not Listening." Though she never mocks the seriousness of cancer, her writing style helps take the edge off the fear that so often accompanies this dreaded disease. She also never says "This is the way YOU should do it." Her message is simply, "I beat my cancer diagnosis without losing my breast, my hair, or even a single healthy cell in my body . . . and if you want to know more, this is how I did it."
Two things make this a groundbreaking book:
(1) This is one of very few books in existence describing the successful recovery from breast cancer using NO conventional treatment at all. (Not even a hormone-blocking drug.)
(2) This is the FIRST book written by a cancer survivor about her personal recovery using Protocel.Read more ›
Well I just finished reading this book and let me start off by saying WOW!. This was one of the best books I have ever read. Pam Hoeppner really inspired me and opened my eyes in so many ways. I truly believe this book is a gift to everyone. Before reading this I have to admit I really questioned if Protocel alone would really destroy the cancer cells - well let me tell you there is no doubt in my mind now. I feel so blessed to have read this book. It is like a powerful tool that is on my side if I ever have to face something of this nature. I wish everyone would read this BEFORE they are diagnosed because let me tell you after I finished there is no way I would face anything without Protocel.
I have the funniest story to tell. I had been reading my husband little parts of the book here and there and he seemed interested...I just didn't know how interested. I came home from the store one day to find him in our big leather chair with the cat in his lap reading The Breast Stays Put. Now how funny is that! I should have taken a picture. As I stood there in amazement he said this is pretty damn good. This is some compliment because he has not read a book since college. He became obsessed with reading it and we would soon start fighting over whose turn it was. He would say hey, listen to this Pam is talking to her boobs...she cracks me up, or hey, you really need to start taking iodine. Who would have thought a man would get so much out of this. Just goes to show you what a great author you are.
We looked at each other one day just after finishing the book and said well if we are ever diagnosed, Protocel it is! Amazing that two people who didn't even know a whole lot about that magical little potion and would have probably listened to whatever our doctor had told us to do now feel so strongly that Protocel is the right choice.
Thank you so much for this gift!.
Jennifer and Dennis Stack
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I was recently given this book to read by someone close in my life to help understand what they are going through with cancer and their choice for not going with the standard, Western way.
From the first line, Pam Hoeppner grabs your hand and takes you on her incredible journey she has been on. She speaks to you like you're an old friend, and explains in clear detail what she did and how she did it, all the while keeping a brave face. This book not only explores alternative treatment to cancer using Protocel, it also indirectly explores the power of positive thinking.
For anyone out there who has questions to today's modern medicine in treating cancer, this is definitely a book worth reading. Even if you don't explore alternative therapy, this book is so uplifting for anyone stricken with disease, it will surely give you huge hope.
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I give the author credit for following her own path and sharing what she learned with others in as honest a way as she did. However, as a nurse practitioner and cancer patient I want to present a different opinion. I had a breast lump come up (2nd time) so a friend urged me to read this book to talk me out of having the lump removed. Although I appreciated her journey, the book actually put me more at ease at having my lumpectomy. I was home from the procedure before noon. The actual surgery was less than an hour. I healed very nicely. I took 1 pain pill total in all my recovery. All the medical people in my encounter were caring and competent.
Compare this to months of taking Protocel around the clock causing uncomfortable side effects and the UNBELIEVABLE burden of living with the "unknown" of whether the medicine is working and having the lump still be there months and months later! That seems like a more difficult road to me than conventional treatment.
The lump I had removed was cancer. The receptors on this cancer were different from the first one which was very good information to have. This time it is estrogen positive. The treatment recommended for me is to take tamoxifen, one little pill a day. I have no side effects as yet. I think it is wonderful medical research has found a little pill to treat certain types of breast cancer. Yet I'd still consider taking Protocel to clear up any lingering cells.
For me it isn't a me against them mentality. I try to be open to the wonderful advancements that have been made as well as considering methods and treatments from other sources. Whoever and whatever will help I want to be open to but not blindly following someone else's path.Read more ›