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Cooking Through Cancer

100+ Recipes for Treatment and Recovery

The Lahey Clinic Sophia Gordon Cancer Center

Just as it changes your physical condition and alters your mental outlook, cancer and its treatment will transform how you eat. Having a meal takes on new meaning and can present a new set of challenges. Dr. Keith Stuart, head of oncology at the world-renowned Lahey Clinic in Massachusetts, and his team at the Cancer Center understand well the difficulty their patients oft en have in determining what food they feel like eating and what food will combat particular symptoms they may be experiencing.
With recipes thoroughly tested by Dr. Stuart, himself an accomplished cook, Cooking Through Cancer is designed to address the most common symptoms experienced by patients undergoing treatmentódry mouth, constipation, diarrhea, weight loss, or excessive weight gainóand is organized and coded so you can easily identify the right recipe for each need.
More than a helpful reference guide for patients and caregivers, this book is about rediscovering the enjoyment of good food that cancer frequently ruins for us. The meals offered here are healthy and delicious, and they are also valuable tools for asserting control over a very important aspect of our life and health.

The Lahey Clinic Sophia Gordon Cancer Center is known for its comprehensive, integrated model of total patient care. The Centerís team believes that the best health care is achieved when knowledge is continually exchanged and practitioners of diff erent disciplines and perspectives share their insights. The team strives to provide the best possible outcome for every patient, delivering the highest quality comprehensive care that patients expect and deserve.

 


February 2013
$24.95 (Can. $26.50)
978-1-58157-152-3
8 x 10, 192 pages, hardcover, full-color photos throughout

 

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