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Cancer Patients and Their Doctors

Abstract: Modern medicine is so preoccupied with physical treatments and the use of scientific gadgets, drugs, etc., that very often, the treatment of the person is overlooked or neglected. In some worse instances, the roles of patients are not recognised at all. The underlying problem with medicine today is that doctors are only trained to see […]

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Healing of Cancer: Be An Exceptional Patient, Not A Statistic

Abstract: In giving the prognosis, doctors are only relying on statistics. Their words are based on what literature says in terms of average. Statistical averages do not necessarily apply to you, especially if you are a patient with a strong desire to win and help yourself. Statistical average does not take into account exceptional patients. […]

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Cancer Patients: Go for Healing!

Abstract: Most people who come to see us are generally desperate and lost. They do not know what else to do. Some of them have never had any experience with cancer before. So they are unsure of what to do: to go for surgery, chemotherapy or radiotherapy? Yet many others are told point blank that […]

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Cancer: Healing the Mind and Soul Besides Going After the Tumor

Abstract:  For most people, a cancer diagnosis means death. Unfortunately, the world is primed to the idea that cancer always kills. It is not necessarily so. I have often told cancer patients: You don’t have to die of cancer. I do not have cancer but I may die earlier than you. So take it easy […]

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Cancer: How Exceptional Patients Find Healing

Abstract: The main basic difference between medical science and holistic healing is the perception of what we are. The holistic view regards man as a trinity, made up of the body, mind and soul. Indeed, the body is only the physical case that houses the mind and soul. Medicine, however, is based on the philosophy […]

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Early Detection, Intuition, Relationship and Spiritual Awakening Made Her Whole: Experience of a 12-Year Breast Cancer Survivor

Abstract: Cindy was 34 years old when she was diagnosed with breast cancer, Stage 1. She underwent a lumpectomy. Since the margin was not clear she was asked to undergo a mastectomy to be followed by chemotherapy and radiotherapy. She felt very strongly that there was another way of dealing with her cancer which she […]

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Recovery from Brain Cancer through Strong Faith in God and Herbal Therapy: An Ethnographic Case Study And Structured Interview

Abstract: The participant of this study was diagnosed with pineoblastoma – a malignant and rare form of brain cancer. She was in a coma in a hospital and no medication was able to help her. However, she recovered after taking herbs. In this ethnographic case study participant attributed her miraculous healing to God’s will and […]

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Healing of High Grade Soft Tissue Sarcoma Metastasized to Lung by Herbal Therapy

Abstract: The participant of this study, John (not real name) was 39 years old male when he was diagnosed with high grade soft tissue sarcoma in 2000. He was given 6 months to live. John underwent a surgery. Unfortunately the surgeon did not completely remove the tumours. Three month later he underwent a second surgery […]

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Post-traumatic Growth in Cancer: Perspectives of Indo-Malaysian Patients

Abstract: In spite of the differences in cultural and ethnic background, this study showed that cancer patients living in Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore, experienced post-traumatic growth just like their counterparts in Western countries. Participants of this study became more appreciative of their lives in addition to have grown spiritually. Their personal growth had made them […]

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