An Ayurvedic Approach to Breast Cancer

From the Show: Staying Well
Summary: Nearly 40,000 women will die from breast cancer this year. This natural approach shows how you can protect yourself against breast cancer.
Air Date: 10/19/12
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Dr. Christine Horner, MD
ChristineHorner.croppedChristine Horner, MD is a board certified and nationally recognized surgeon, author, professional speaker and a relentless champion for women's health. She spearheaded legislation in the 1990s that made it mandatory that insurance companies pay for breast reconstruction following mastectomy. She is the author of Waking the Warrior Goddess: Dr Christine Horner's Program to Protect Against and Fight Breast Cancer, and the winner of the Independent Book Publishers Award 2006 for "Best Book in Health, Medicine, and Nutrition." Her book describes all the research-proven natural approaches--foods, herbs, spices, supplements, and activities--that dramatically lower the risk of breast cancer and help women who have this disease improve their chances of living a long healthy life.
  • Book Title: Waking the Warrior Goddess: Dr Christine Horner's Program to Protect Against and Fight Breast Cancer
An Ayurvedic Approach to Breast Cancer
The American Cancer Society recently recognized the importance of a healthy lifestyle, and formal guidelines to cancer survivors.

However, while these guidelines give detailed advice for diet and exercise, they don't give clear direction for taking vitamins and supplements. With up to 80% of cancer survivors taking nutritional supplements regularly, are they just shooting in the dark?

Dr. Christine Horner, leading experts on breast cancer prevention, says there are essential supplements and vitamins that should be incorporated in anyone's cancer-prevention diet. She fills in the information gaps when it comes to dietary supplements and highlights the important guidelines recently issued by the American Cancer Society.


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