Complete Idiot's Guide to Quitting Smoking
Ashes to Ashes : America's Hundred-Year Cigarette War, the Public Health, and the Unabashed Triumph of Philip Morris
by Richard Kluger
What to Eat if You Have Cancer
Keane, a nutritionist, cancer survivor, and coauthor of the best-selling Juicing for Life (Avery, 1992), and Chase, a natural-health writer and nutrition educator, describe the body's physical components and how nutrition affects physical function. They then present types of cancers and detail how the cancers insinuate themselves into body structures. The authors' proposed nutritional therapy is designed to deny cancer the food elements it requires for growth while strengthening the body against the disease and the rigors of its treatments. Recommendations are made for nutritional supplements, food preparation, and managing the side effects of treatment.

cbi has a BAD day

Cancer Ward
by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

This is a story about hope - hope that one can survive the system, hope that the disease can be conquered, hope for a future with friends and the things one values. In his usual way, the author explores all facets of Soviet socity with a particular emphasis on the world he knows best - the world of the zek, the political prisoner. The reflections of Oleg and his determination to survive shine through the utterly gray and workout Soviet background. It is this dramatic accentuation that makes the word pictures so moving. For despite all the reasons to give up, he endures. This is a quiet novel but a deeply moving one, so different from the historical works that followed.
I was a healthy 35 year old when I was diagnosed with a Stage 1; T1, N0, M0,
Squamous Cell Carcinoma on my tongue, anterior lateral.

By sheer luck and perseverance I was diagnosed early and correctly by an
excellent ENT who is also a plastic and reconstructive surgeon.

She performed a partial glossectomy (took a golf ball sized chunk out of my tongue) and amodified Supraomohyoidal Neck Dissection on June 28th, 2003.

Because of her aggressiveness and skill I went from approximately 50% survival
to probably 97%

The moral of the story - don't smoke. It's no joke. I started smoking at 14,
and pretty much sealed the deal with my first cigarette.


No tobacco products.




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