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1 Your Certified Professional Cancer Coach An Integrative Answer to Cancer Exclusive Professional Program for Patients with Cancer

2 The CPCC Patient Program Nutrition & Lifestyle Oncology A Cancer Diagnosis Learn what cancer is; how and why it develops; diagnostic tests; inflammatory and hormonal connections to cancer; 5 most important steps for a patient to take following diagnosis; the ten characteristics of a cancer survivor; cancer staging and natural interventions. Nutritional Oncology Learn about the foods and nutrients necessary for cancer survival and the safety and caveats of supplements during cancer. It offers meals plans and regimes including the importance of smoothies and juicing during cancer. Take a look at a 24 hour patient recovery day. Learn the latest on organic farming methods and why organic is so primary in cancer. This module concludes with optimal recipes for the cancer patient and takes a look at some of the best private in-patient programs for cancer patients. Copyright NAPCC

3 The CPCC Patient Program Nutrition & Lifestyle Oncology Detox Oncology Safely detoxifying the cancer patient. Includes sections on endo and exotoxins. Precise detoxification regimes for every system and organ in the body. When the cancer patient should and should not detox and why. Lifestyle Oncology Learn how to listen to your body for symptoms that play a role in breaking down the immune system. Learn to assess and build the immune system through everything from our thought processes to our exercise routines to our habits and the environment around us. Modifying the many applications of lifestyle for a cancer patient is not easy. This module will show you how and why these changes smartly and effectively influence the path to recovery. Bonus Section and protocol on Dental Health for cancer patients. Copyright NAPCC

4 Psycho-Social Oncology The CPCC Patient Program Nutrition & Lifestyle Oncology Psychological, social and spiritual factors play a significant role in both cancer development and cancer recovery. Learn what these are and what influences that you as a cancer patient can apply to help yourself with the issues that may be supporting your cancer and allowing it to thrive. Bonus Section of Patient Handouts This section provides over 20 professional handouts to facilitate and encourage recovery. These follow under a multi-modal approach to wellness on how to reduce/eliminate side-effects, risk factors, stress, environmental toxins, dietary, lifestyle and psycho-social implications involved both during and post recovery. Copyright NAPCC

5 Integrative Oncology Cancer Management for Survival Evaluating Tumor Cell Population Determining Resistance to Chemotherapy Protecting Against Anemia Inhibiting the (COX-2) Enzyme Suppressing ras Oncogene Expression Correcting Coagulation Abnormalities Maintaining Bone Integrity Inhibiting Angiogenesis Cancer Treatment The Critical Factors Complementary Cancer Therapies Cancer Vaccines and Immunotherapy Catabolic Wasting Chronic Pain Copyright NAPCC

6 Integrative Oncology CANCER SURGERY Improving the Outcome of Your Cancer Surgery Pre-Surgery Considerations Tumor Sensitivity Testing Naturopathic Co-Treatment for Surgery -Nutritional & Botanical Support for Surgical Patients -Two Weeks Prior to any Surgery Cancer Surgery How tumors grow Removing one tumor may stimulate the growth of many more How to enter clinical surgical trials The first anti-angiogenesis drug is approved for surgery Protecting against surgery-induced immune suppression Avoiding analgesic drugs that promote metastasis during surgery Copyright NAPCC

7 Integrative Oncology CHEMOTHERAPY Discourage Painful Side Effects & Lethal Risk Factors How Does Chemotherapy Work? Controlling Cancer Cell Growth Choosing The Best Chemotherapy Drugs Making Chemotherapy Drugs Work More Effectively Going Beyond Chemotherapy Mitigation Of Chemotherapy Side Effects Protecting Immune Function Enhancing Immune Function Anti-Nausea Drugs For Chemotherapy Patients Natural Approaches To Enhancing Chemotherapy Efficacy Stopping Chemo Hair Loss Guide to Cancer Drugs 7

8 Integrative Oncology RADIATION Discourage Painful Side Effects & Lethal Risk Factors Principles of Radiation Therapy (Radiotherapy) 8 Types of Radiation Therapy Radiation: A Cause of Cancer? Strategies to Optimize Radiotherapy Response Cancer Radiation Therapy HBOT Radioprotectors / Radiosensitizers Preventing and Counteracting Adverse Effects of Radiotherapy Antioxidant Use and Radiation Therapy Preventing Normal Tissue Complications of Gastrointestinal, Liver, Skin, Kidney, Neuro, Oral Radiation Induced Damage: Secondary Cancers, Stroke, Heart Damage and Sexual Dysfunction Nutritional Intervention During Radiotherapy Copyright NAPCC

9 Primary Cancer Protocols Full Medical & Integrative Protocols Includes full clinical information and protocols of each cancer (including how to read and decipher the Cancer Staging of a cancer diagnosis, medical, scientific and evidence based integrative & holistic treatment options), as well as summary protocols for quick reference. Brain Cancer Breast Cancer Colo-Rectal Endometrial Leukemia Lung Lymphoma Melanoma Pancreatic Prostate Uterine Copyright NAPCC

10 Hope Dignity Empowerment Healing Please contact us if you would like to speak with a cancer coach. To receive a comprehensive download covering any topic in this presentation, a donation to the NAPCC is appreciated. Call: (905) Web: Copyright NAPCC

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