The second edition of this comprehensive guide to cancer helps patients and their caregivers learn about causes and prevention of cancer; offset the side effects of conventional medicine; evaluate effective alternative treatments; utilize natural therapies involving diet, lifestyle, and nutritional supplements; and achieve deep healing through a mind-body-spirit approach. Featuring in-depth discussions of 20 specific cancers, including detailed descriptions of integrative treatments, this accessibly written guide is an invaluable tool for understanding and implementing integrative and complementary cancer care. An extensively revised and updated second edition of Alternative Medicine magazine’s definitive guide to integrative cancer prevention and treatment. Includes current cancer research, expert interviews, and real-life stories from practitioners, patients, and caregivers. Peer reviewed by an editorial board of integrative practitioners. The American Cancer Society reports that one in four Americans dies from cancer.