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  • Published: 15 May 2014
  • ISBN: 9780091947958
  • Imprint: Vermilion
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 288
  • RRP: $29.99
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Beat Cancer

How to Regain Control of Your Health and Your Life




A proven 10-step plan to overcoming cancer from Britain’s foremost cancer experts

If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with cancer, you want to do everything possible to beat the disease. But with so much conflicting advice and so many options available, how do you decide on the best treatment plan for you?

In this major new book, Professor Jane Plant and Professor Mustafa Djamgoz present a clear and scientifically sound 10-step programme to help you beat cancer. At a time when you may be feeling helpless and confused, this book provides the essential guidance you need to take control of your life and regain your health with targeted advice for specific cancers.

Included in the 10-step plan:

· Inform yourself: understand what cancer is, what causes it and how to avoid carcinogens
· Choosing the right treatment: evidence-based advice on conventional and complementary therapies, including chemotherapy, radiotherapy, surgery and medication
· Change your lifestyle: guidance on diet, exercise, reducing stress, relationships and other lifestyle factors that have a proven link with cancer

Beat Cancer will help you prevent cancer, tackle your diagnosis and stay in remission.

  • Pub date: 15 May 2014
  • ISBN: 9780091947958
  • Imprint: Vermilion
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 288
  • RRP: $29.99

About the Authors

Jane Plant

Professor Jane Plant is a widely respected scientist, who was awarded a CBE for her work in relation to human health and in 2005 was made a Life Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine for her books on cancer. She contracted breast cancer in 1987 at the age of 42: the disease recurred a further four times. She adopted the diet and lifestyle changes she advocates in her book, and has now been clear of breast cancer for fifteen years.

Mustafa Djamgoz

Mustafa Djamgoz is one of the UK’s foremost cancer biologists and the Professor of Cancer Biology at Imperial College London. His work has won numerous awards, including the prestigious Huxley Memorial Medal.


Praise for Beat Cancer

“this sensitive and informative self-help guide goes into every aspect of cancer in great detail, from debunking myths of the disease to what to expect before a chemo session”

Daily Mail


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