This 2-disc set offers over 5 hours of cutting-edge medical advice from leading doctors including Marisa Weiss, Susan Love, Dennis Slamon, Deepak Chopra, and Dean Ornish combined with the intimate first-person accounts of notable breast cancer survivors including Sheryl Crow, Christina Applegate, Melissa Etheridge, Olivia Newton-John, and Jaclyn Smith.
Disc 1 combines important science with personal stories to create the ideal tool for educating women and their loved ones about the entire breast cancer experience. Step-by-step, from diagnosis to treatment to wellness, it covers breast cancer risk, biopsy, pathology, diagnosis, forming your personal and medical teams, medical and complementary treatment options, diet, exercise, meditation, building spiritual resilience, and much more. (Running time: 2h 15m)
Disc 2 offers an in-depth review of key issues related to breast cancer treatment and healing. Top medical and wellness experts cover detailed information on chemotherapy, radiation (including sessions with real patients), breast surgery and reconstruction, integrative medicine, nutrition, skin side effects, communicating with children, meditation, yoga, visualization, cardio exercise demonstrations and much more. (Running time: 3h)
- When should you get a mammogram or an MRI?
- Who should get genetic testing for breast cancer risk?
- How can you help your family/friends help you?
- How to choose your medical team
- Why are meditation, exercise, diet, and integrative medicine critically important?
- A woman’s first radiation and chemotherapy treatments
- What every woman needs to know about breast reconstruction surgery.
- Talking to your children about cancer.
- Specific meditation, breathing, and guided imagery exercises.
Praise for Breast Cancer: The Path of Wellness & Healing
“Superb! I want all my patients to have a copy.”—Marisa C. Weiss, M.D., President & Founder, Breastcancer.org
“An incredible, must-have resource for anyone who has heard the words, 'You have breast cancer.'”—Sheryl Crow, singer/breast cancer activist
“An extraordinary DVD! I so wish I had it when I was diagnosed.”—Jaclyn Smith, actress, breast cancer survivor
“A terrific resource that should be in every breast center and doctor’s office.”—Susan Love, M.D., author, Dr. Susan Love’s Breast Book; President, Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation
“One of the most useful DVDs that I have found. Highly recommended.”—Dean Ornish, M.D., Professor, UCSF School of Medicine; Founder, Preventative Medicine Research Institute
“This fascinating DVD shares invaluable insights on fearlessly confronting cancer!”—Arianna Huffington, Co-Founder & Editor-In-Chief, Huffington Post
For more information, please visit http://breastcancerdvd.org.