Resources & Education
“Cancer is no more a disease of cells than a traffic jam is a disease of cars. A lifetime of study of the internal-combustion engine would not help anyone understand our traffic problems.”
—David Waldron Smithers
Diet & Nutrition
Presentations by Dr. Jason Miller
Hi everyone. I’m getting excited about giving two live talks at the annual Medicines from the Earth conference next weekend. This conference is a rich compilation of knowledge and wisdom about the role of botanical medicine in health and disease. It’s been an honor to...
The term “qi" is a concept, it is an approximation, just as all of our scientific models are, and its utility in the context of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is indisputable. The mystery of the qi concept has been a...
Video Lectures by Dr. Jason Miller
EVERYDAY ACUPUNCTURE PODCAST INTERVIEW
My interview with EVERYDAY ACUPUNCTURE on treating the prostate.
Treating Prostate Cancer with Chinese Medicine
Cancer Stratagies Journal 2013
Combining Traditional Chinese Medicine and Modern Medicine in the Treatment of Cancer: Clinical Pearls
After Cancer Care, co-authored by my friend and colleague, Dwight McKee, MD. This terrific, thoroughly prepared gift of a book covers nutrition and lifestyle for cancer patients. You will find many of the recommendations I am making referenced foundationally therein. It contains an excellent chapter on fundamental strategies for breast cancer recurrence prevention which I heartily recommend.
“Vital Strategies in Cancer” was recently written by my dear friend and colleague Dr. Jim Roach, MD. It is an excellent resource that outlines many of the strategies I use in my practice.
Herb, Nutrient, and Drug Interactions – co-authored by three of my favorite mentors, colleagues and friends, Mitch Stargrove ND, LAc, Dwight McKee, MD, and Jonathan Treasure, MNIMH, RH (AHG). This book is an invaluable resource for combining botanical and nutritional medicine with pharmacological agents.
Ralph Moss, PhD. Ralph is a pioneer in bringing cancer research to cancer patients and the practitioners that care for them. His diligent search for knowledge and deep analysis of the current literature is an invaluable resource. I commend his willingness to challenge accepted beliefs in his search for actionable knowledge.
Ralph Moss, PhD and Cancer Decisions
Caring Bridge is a non-profit program designed to help families working through challenging health issues stay connected. The Caring Bridge platform is easy to set-up and use, and I encourage you to check it out if you need more support.
MyLifeLine.org is designed for people whose lives have been touched by cancer. Created by a cancer “survivor,” it offers free, personal websites for cancer patients, survivors, and their caregivers.
If you’re an adolescent or young adult with cancer, you may like to know about the I’m too Young for This! Cancer Foundation (or iy for short):
I’m too Young for This! Cancer Foundation This marvelous organization is dedicated to supporting people between the ages of 15 and 40 who are living with all types of cancers.
Cancer Diet related reference
- Foods that Fight Cancer: Preventing Cancer Through Diet, by Richard Beliveau, PhD and Denis Gingras, PhD
- The Cancer Fighting Kitchen: Nourishing, Big-Flavor Recipes for Cancer Treatment and Recovery, by Rebecca Katz
- Nourishing Traditions: The Cookbook that Challenges Politically Correct Nutrition and the Diet Dictocrats, by Sally Fallon
Zen Care Giving Project
“Our work, drawing from over 30 years of experience in hospice and end of life care, is grounded in the expression of the universal values of compassion and service. We teach caregivers to use mindfulness-based tools to improve well-being, and through conversation, we inspire each other to live fully in the face of the universal experience of loss.”
The Tibetan Book of Living & Dying
Health Journeys – this is a rich source of mind-body practices including guided imagery, mindfulness, and self-hypnosis. These techniques have been shown to reduce the side effects of chemotherapy and radiation, as well as help the body fight cancer by enhancing immune system function.
Cancer as a Turning Point, A handbook for People with Cancer, their Families, and Health Professionals.
This book, written by Lawrence LeShan, PhD, is another resource that includes hands-on exercises to help readers evaluate their inner selves, find meaning and purpose, and improve immune function.
These are resources I recommend for accurate and thoughtful health and medicine related information:
Peter Attia, MD is a dedicated researcher and clinician devoted to exploring the science of longevity. His podcast, The Drive, is an excellent resource for relevant medical information.
Rhonda Patrick, PhD is a researcher who axcels at distilling research down to actionable knowledge about health and medicine.
Dr Gundry, MD is a cardiologist who has turned his focus on the influence of diet on cardiovascular health. His concept of “Diet Evolution” is outlined in his best-selling book, “Dr Gundry’s Diet Evolution.” The book identifies some of the unexpected foods that may be causing body composition and other health problems, and also offers dozens of healthy recipes and exclusive tips to help people feel better, live longer, and avoid surgery.
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