Question: Who is the intended audience?
Answer: Consumers of all ages, backgrounds and nationalities who are proactive in managing their health.
Q: What is the book about?
A: Avoiding Cancer One Day At A Time is about reducing the heartache the authors have repeatedly seen in patients, friends and family stricken with cancer. Too often cancer attacks young, otherwise healthy people, even children. The most complete resource for cancer prevention information includes Chapter 1 highlighting what we have done to treat cancer, what’s worked and why.
Chapter 2 provides a 25 question pre-test to help consumers understand how much they know about cancer prevention. An easy to read description of what is cancer and what causes it comprise Chapter 3. Chapters 4-8 describe, in easy to read style, the relationship between the environment, infection, lifestyle, medicine and nutrition and cancer.
Chapter 10 includes a collection of over 30 cancer prevention recipes. Every chapter is designed to provide practical and, in many cases, simple ideas to decrease your risk of developing cancer. Worksheets for applying cancer prevention principles and a list known human carcinogens form the appendices.
Q: Why are you the best person to write this book?
A: Authors Lynne Eldridge M.D. and David Borgeson MS MPT are passionate champions for a healthy, natural lifestyle that includes primary prevention as the key to greatly reducing the risk of getting cancer, or keeping it at bay.
Dr. Eldridge graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School with prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha honors. She completed her residency with time spent in Hawaii studying health risks related to human exposure to pesticides. Dr. Eldridge practiced family medicine with a passionate emphasis on prevention for over 15 years in Minnesota, before devoting herself full time to researching and speaking internationally on cancer prevention and nutrition.
David Borgeson graduated with a Master of Science Degree in Epidemiology from the University of Hawaii, and has worked as an epidemiologist and research scientist with the California, Minnesota and Hawaii State Health Departments. David also has a Masters degree in Physical Therapy from Northwestern University Medical School.
Q: How is this book different from other books on this topic?
A: This book focuses soley on prevention, is written by well credentialed authors, is based on the latest scientific research information and is easy to read.
Q: Is there anything else we should know about this book?
A: Avoiding Cancer One Day At A Time is the winner of four national book awards
Grand Prize Winner, 2008 INDIE EXCELLENCE Book Awards
Winner, Best Medical Book of 2008, INDIE EXCELLENCE Book Awards
Winner, Best Body/Health Book of 2007, Reader Views Awards
Winner, Midpoint Trade Book Awards
Finalist, Eric Hoffer Award For Independent Books, Self Help/Health Category
Finalist, Midwest Independent Book Awards, Health Category
Avoiding Cancer One Day At A Time is highly acclaimed by health care experts
“An excellent source of cancer prevention information.” Nancy Grant, Director of Health and Disease Management Initiatives, the JourneyWell Division of Health Partners
“An empowering book from the first page. Health principles and the best in sound research. It will change how you live with simple graces such as removing your shoes, pleasing your body with good taste, keeping yourself environmentally conscious, and relationally wise. Health care from a preventative perspective we all need.” Gwen McDonald, M.D.