Recommended Resources

Sunflower Wellness Nutrition Interview with Natalie Ledesma RD, CSO

Nutrition and Breast Cancer

A 58-page booklet summarizing diet and breast cancer research

Breast Cancer Resource Guide

Our comprehensive guide to resources in the San Francisco Bay Area for breast cancer patients.

Bay Area Young Survivors (BAYS)

Leslie Davenport – Alchemy of the Heart

Society for Oncology Massage (S4OM)

The Society for Oncology Massage (S4OM) addresses the varying needs of the touch practitioner, consumer, and health professional, and provides resources for advancing the knowledge and understanding of oncology massage.

Sunflower Wellness

Living through cancer with exercise

Whole Food Guide for Breast Cancer Survivors

The Whole-Food Guide for Breast Cancer Survivors is an essential guide for every woman seeking to understand the effect of nutritional deficiencies and environmental factors on her overall health and wellness.

The Cancer Fighting Kitchen by Rebecca Katz

Rebecca Katz’s beautifully photographed cookbook offers appealing recipes and nutritional information geared toward all cancer survivors – you’ll want at least one of her cookbooks for your kitchen.

Commonweal Cancer Help Program

The Commonweal Cancer Help Program (CCHP) is a week-long retreat for people with cancer. Our goal is to help participants live better and, where possible, longer lives. The Cancer Help Program addresses the unmet needs of people with cancer. These include finding balanced information on choices in healing, mainstream and complementary therapies; exploring emotional and spiritual dimensions of cancer; discovering that illness can sometimes lead to a richer and fuller life; and experiencing genuine community with others facing a cancer diagnosis.

Healing & Transformation Through Self Guided Imagery

This inspiring guide provides contemporary techniques for using imagery to transform moments of pain, emotional turmoil, and interpersonal conflict into opportunities for growth and self-realization.

My Grandfather’s Blessings by Rachel Naomi Remen, MD

How Massage Heals Sore Muscles

A recent (February 2012) article from the New York Times.

Nutrition and Prostate Cancer

A 63-page booklet summarizing the diet and prostate cancer research.

One Bite at a Time by Rebecca Katz

Rebecca Katz’s beautifully photographed cookbook offers appealing recipes and nutritional information geared toward all cancer survivors – you’ll want at least one of her cookbooks for your kitchen.

Caring for Cancer

Provides up-to-date and comprehensive information on the connection between nutrition and cancer.

Consumer Lab

Evaluates quality of over-the-counter supplements.

Council for Responsible Nutrition

Trade association representing ingredient suppliers and manufacturers in the dietary supplement industry.

NIH Office of Dietary Supplements

Comprehensive information on dietary supplements.

Quackwatch

A non-profit corporation whose purpose is to combat health-related frauds, myths, fads, fallacies and misconduct.

USDA Nutrient Data Laboratory

Enables you to search nutrient content of various foods using the USDA nutrient database.

Two Resurrections in One

Why You’ll Never Hear Me Call Myself A Cancer ‘Survivor’

An article by novelist and poet, Elizabeth Rosner, featured in the Red Room, a social media site for the literary world.

After Mastectomy: Healing Physically and Emotionally

Aphrodite Reborn: Women’s Stories of Hope, Courage and Cancer

Assess Your True Risk of Breast Cancer by Patricia T. Kelly, Ph.D.

Breast Cancer Beyond Convention

Choices in Healing by Michael Lerner

Comprehensive Cancer Care by James Gordon and Sharon Curtin

Dr. Susan Love’s Breast Book, 5th Edition

Life Over Cancer: The Block Center Program for Integrative Cancer Care

Sexuality and Fertility after Cancer by Leslie R. Schover