We are more familiar with the physical aspects of what causes mouth and throat cancer. But what about the possible mental and emotional triggers?...
Studies show that lung cancer alone accounts for 13% of all cancer cases worldwide. We know a lot about its physical factors. But do...
What causes liver cancer is often seen from the physical lens. But have you considered the possible mental and emotional triggers that could contribute?...
What causes oesophageal cancer? Mainstream medicine sees it in a certain way. However, applying a symbolic lens i.e. viewing the illness from a holistic perpsective,...
What causes prostate cancer? What kind of mental and emotional patterns can trigger prostate cancer? Here are some insights and opportunities for self-reflection. Prostate gland:...
Laughter eases stress and improves immunity. LAF and Let Go is an emotional fitness workout and support group for women against breast cancer. A stress-busting...
Remarkable for its clarity, simplicity and authenticity, this powerful book outlines a truly integrated and holistic approach to cancer. It emphasises diet, power of the mind, meditation, family/social support and the spiritual dimension, as important factors in healing.
This is the case study of a breast cancer thriver. During her cancer treatment, she reflected on her life and let go of her...
This is the case study of a colon cancer thriver. During his cancer treatment, he reflected on his life and made a new beginning....
This is the case study of an ovarian cancer thriver. During her cancer treatment, she reflected on her life and reconnected with herself. See...
Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev explains how the Yogic system views cancer and recommends some simple dietary and spiritual practices to curtail the disease.
Sherri Lynn completed her ninth and final Avon Walk for Breast Cancer in September.
Charlotte Kitley narrates her life story to inspire people who are in a similar position. "Never give up" she says.
Debra Williams tells us that a lifestyle change might be the very thing a cancer patient need, perhaps even more than chemotherapy!
The Roy & Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center offers holistic care and "ambient experiences" to reduce stress in patients undergoing treatment.
Hypnotherapy is being used more and more, even for illnesses like Cancer. A practicing Hypnotherapist tells us how this powerful approach can complement mainstream cancer treatment.
A research team has identified variations in genes that are linked to an increased risk of colorectal cancer.
Vincent Medical Center and Medline come together with the Pink Glove Dance- a fun take on spreading Breast Cancer awareness.
World champion cyclist, Lance Armstrong seemed invincible till he was diagnosed with testicular cancer
Battling lung cancer since he was diagnosed in October, Tony Greig died too swiftly and too soon.
Inspiring talk by Randy Pausch, diagnosed with terminal cancer, speaking about the important things in life.
Verne Varona points out how minimising simple sugars and increasing digestive enzymes in your diet can support your healing from cancer
Thriver Raksha Khanna says "Life has its ups and downs, but we can make it beautiful"
Thriver Ivy Roche shares her cancer journey, particularly about the support she got from her family & friends and how came out stronger and victorious.
'Letters To God' is an entertaining, emotional and inspiring story about an 8-year old boy with cancer whose letters to God change the lives of the people around him.
When Hollywood actress Suzanne Somers was diagnosed with breast cancer in the April of 2000 she was shocked with the news. “I’m very strong, and...
Indian-Canadian actress Lisa Ray made a decision to blog through her cancer journey and become a champion for the cause after her diagnosis. She is an advocate of stem cell research and has an active career as on international TV shows.
Australian actress and chart-busting singer, Kylie Minogue was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005. She underwent treatment and returned to her singing career in just a couple of months.
Former England batsman and cricket commentator Geoffrey Boycott was diagnosed with throat cancer in 2002 but returned as a commentator in 2004. His fellow commentators state that his illness has altered his voice and led to a more pleasant personality!
Cricketer Yuvraj Singh's cancer journey was covered extensively in the media. Yuvi's openness on social media also lead him to receive an enormous amount of support from his fans and well-wishers.
American singer and song-writer Sheryl Crow was first diagnosed with breast cancer and then with a benign brain tumour. These life-changing events caused her to reflect on her life-path and she made a decision to adopt two children.
Wit is a movie about a woman's journey with ovarian cancer. Dr. Vivian Bearing, played by Emma Thompson, finally realises the importance of human connection and empathy through her cancer.
When facing a difficult cancer journey, the best way to remain hopeful is to read real examples of courageous people (like Rupa) who have experienced and overcome their illness. Here is Part 2 of her inspiring story.
When facing a difficult cancer journey, the best way to remain hopeful is to read real examples of courageous people (like Rupa) who have experienced and overcome their illness. We bring you Part 1 of her inspiring story.
A powerful film (by Akira Kurosawa) on how it is important to 'seize the moment' and not postpone living life to the full and leave it until it is too late!
This movie is about a young man diagnosed with leukemia and his companion who helps him look at life anew!
Now, Hodgkin lymphoma is considered one of the most curable cancers due to rapid and successful advancements in treatments and diagnosis.
Enjoy Dr. Dilip Nadkarni's light-hearted and thought provoking song on the cancerous effects of smoking.
Will we continue writing off every approach to treatment other than Western medicine when it could possibly give us a fighting chance at a longer and healthier life?
Our response to Madhya Pradesh's Gutka ban. We believe it may not reduce cancer if Gutka users are not supported in de-addiction.
How you relate with doctors can make a big difference to your hospital stay. Here are some tips.
The essentials you need to pack to make your hospital stay bearable, maybe even pleasant!
Hospital stays can be tough. Here are a few pointers to make your hospitalisation better.
A message for Yuvraj Singh and all the brave ‘thrivers’ everywhere, who are grappling with this game-changer called cancer.
Hospital stays can be tough. Here are a few pointers to make your hospitalisation better.
How to prepare when it is time to check in to the hospital
Thriver Ameena Meer tells her story and how she chose a holistic and integrated approach to overcome uterine cancer
The first scary trip to the hospital, and how to deal with it
Understanding Tendencies and Triggers can help prevent the occurence and recurrence of cancer.
Accurate staging of cancer is crucial for the appropriate treatment to be prescribed. Here is an introduction to simplify and de-mystify the stage of your cancer.
In his book 'The China Study', T. Colin Campbell presents strong evidence, which correlates dietary habits with breast cancer.
Gunjan Mohanka talks about how a song moved her and got her to move!
Dr. Rita Banik, a breast-cancer thriver, shares a poem on cancer.
Breast cancer (and its treatment) can leave deep emotional scars. Learn how Cancer Thriver Rita Banik found her strength and rediscovered herself during the...
How Dr. Rita Banik regained her identity after undergoing a mastectomy and a breast reconstruction
Jasmine Bharatan shares 4 case studies on how EFT/ Tapping have helped clients with cancer.
Jasmine Bharathan introduces EFT/ Tapping and shares a case study.
Brandon Bays not only freed herself of cancer but also helped thousands of people across the world, with her powerful healing approach called 'The Journey'
When an elderly person is diagnosed with cancer, their life changes and so does the life of their caregiver!
Adit Dave’s successful cancer journey involved the healing power of nature and the love and support of his family ...
A playful activity for children with cancer, turns into an impromptu basketball game where everyone joins in!
Read about how Traditional Chinese Medicine not only helped this teacher better deal with the side-effects of Western medicine, but helped her recover from Cancer itself.
October is Breast Cancer month worldwide. (It's called PINKTOBER). We need your help in raising awareness about it. Especially the little-known link between Breast Cancer and our emotional blocks.
2000 Bangaloreans participate in the 2011 Terry Fox run and raise Rs.15 lakhs (USD 30,000) for Cancer research!
Dr. Vishal Rao talks about the importance of holistic approaches to support Allopathic treatments. Dr. Stanley Wetschler shares his personal journey of recovery from terminal colon cancer, using an integrated approach.
Take a different and light-hearted look at colon cancer!
Ayurveda recognises that both physical and psychological factors contribute to cancer. This article outlines the key dietary and herbal approaches from Ayurveda.
Beyond its generic health benefits, Swami Yogaratna shares how yoga can be a powerful therapeutic tool to address cancer very specifically.
Research reveals the striking association between pessimism and death, and also between optimism and the easing of pain.
The Terry Fox Run is an annual, non-competitive charity event held in numerous regions around the world in commemoration of Canadian cancer activist Terry Fox, and his Marathon of Hope, and to raise money for cancer research. Nitin Tolani, a bone-cancer thriver has made it his mission to bring it to Bangalore.
Melanie Bowen explains how touch-based therapies (like EFT, bodywork and massage) can support recovery from cancer.
In this 2nd article, Jeroo talks us through her 'maintenance' diet and shares those all important dietary "do's" and "don'ts"!
How Jeroo Mulla's radical diet therapy, combined with yoga & meditation helped her become a Cancer Thriver!
An intern's account of her experiences at Samiksha, an exclusive learning and activity centre for children with cancer.
Sandhya Sharad shares the story of Tejas Kumar, a young cancer survivor who overcame many odds to succeed in school.
A conversation with Financial Planner, Lovaii Navlakhi, gives you the must-know information about the critical illness cover; a must-have if you have a family history of cancer.
Tibetan Medicine expert, Dr. Dorjee Rapten Neshar answers questions about Cancer. 2nd in a series of two articles.
Cancer is a disease which affects your mind more than your body. In such a situation how do you help people to deal with it? One answer to this very difficult question is, Care. The act of giving care.
PleuralMesothelioma.com is dedicated to compiling the latest and most up-to-date information on pleural mesothelioma and offer a number of resources to those coping with this deadly pulmonary cancer.
The awesome technology of modern medicine casts an image of such great potency and knowledge that it is hard to believe our individual resources can make much difference to the healing process. Here's a documented anecdote that says otherwise!
Research shows that optimists live longer after their cancer diagnosis, irrespective of other crucial factors like stage of disease and type of cancer.
Anita Moorjani's amazing experience shows us that spontaneous remissions from cancer can and do occur, even though no one knows exactly how!
The doctors told her she wouldn't live, let alone be able to have children. But Kristin Killops used alternative medicine and her own strong will-to-live to bring about spontaneous healing. Read her amazing story!
If the Divine mind is the only reality ... and we are what we think about, can we surrender our thoughts to the Divine? Cathy Goodman shows you how it can benefit your health.
Meet this inspiring woman (Vimala Francis) who says "Dying is inevitable. But when life gives you a chance, why not take it and do your part?"
Not expressing emotions can add up over time and cause illness. Our featured expert Lalitha Mathew shares how the Journey process can help to release these long-held emotions and bring about healing.
Support groups are beacons of hope and confidence for people suffering from cancer. Here's one in Bangalore!
Without trivialising cancer, can we see the humour in it? Here are a few 'ticklers'!
The best way to come out of sorrow is to go through it- a beautiful concept of Sri Mumtaz Ali that has stuck with Mr. Sunshine. It is advice that we can all benefit from.
Cancer is a disease like any other, they just have not found a cure for it yet. But given the humongous research grants, do they even want to? - asks Gunjan Mohanka.
Judyth, diagnosed with breast cancer, shares her story from diagnosis to surgery in an elaborate and uplifting way.
Kurt Brindley was diagnosed with Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML) in Bilineal Blast Crisis and the Philadelphia Chromosome Abnormality in November, 2009. Here is his...
Connecticut Children's Medical Center with 10-year-old Morgan Platt inspire children Katy Perry's song "Roar."
In cervical cancer, look into what societal norms you follow and what beliefs you have inherited from your family.
What kind of emotional and mental patterns can trigger colon cancer?
Diving into some deeper issues and questions about why blood cancers arise.
Insight into the formation of one of the most feared cancers; pancreatic cancer.
If you have ovarian cancer, asking the right questions about these areas in your life may help you get insights about what may have...
This article looks at stomach cancer through a psychological and energetic lens and offers questions for introspection, that can contribute to recovery.
Have you wondered why you have breast cancer? Modern medicine probably hasn't given you a satisfactory explanation. Here are some other perspectives for you to consider.
52-year-old Maria Claudia White's story of overcoming breast cancer
In 1989, Dr. David Spiegel discovered that among breast cancer patients, women who received social support lived twice as long as the women who did not.
A moving docu-drama about a Canadian amputee and runner, Terry Fox who embarked on a cross-country run to raise money and awareness for cancer research.
Camp Simcha 2010's summer music project on Wavin' Flag to generate pediatric cancer awareness.