By Barbara Joseph
This paintings presents a psychological and emotional account of a doctor's survival from breast melanoma which addresses not just the right way to take care of points of this affliction, but in addition what's required for breast therapeutic. It explores the negatives and positives of sorts of therapy, and appears into the motives, together with a few preventable ones, of breast melanoma; examines the cultural and political dysfunctions that give a contribution to the growing to be incidences of breast melanoma, and gives a software for combating or therapeutic it.
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Cancer is an end-product of a thwarted biological process, a process which is uniquely individual. There are many roads to breast cancer. As long as we persist in looking for the "cure" we are lost and will remain so. Breast cancer is a multifactorial and individual disease occurring in a socio-political context, and the prevention and healing must be addressed in the same way. Remember. . Breast cancer has many causes, and no single cure. By searching for a single cause or a single cure for breast cancer we are misleading ourselves, closing to the real nature of this disease and the possibility of real healing.
Our connections with food run deep. "You are what you eat" is not a new concept, but through the experience of breast cancer it has taken on a very personal meaning. We cannot continue to eat devitalized, contaminated foods and expect to maintain our health and Page 7 vitality. All vital living processes occur across cell membranes. If our cell membranes are composed of abnormal trans fatty acids that do not fit our biochemical machinery, how are we to stay healthy? Our pantries are filled with cancer-causing partially hydrogenated oils.
The environmental crisis that we are now faced with has been newsworthy for decades; yet as a society we are still not paying attention. Rachel Carson wrote Silent Spring in 1962 during the time she had a radical mastectomy and radiation treatments. Two years after the publication of this landmark book that literally gave birth to the environmental movement, she died of breast cancer. " Her mother lives in Suffolk County where the alarmingly high cancer rates are clearly related to pesticide contamination of the soil and water, the radioactive emissions from nearby reactor plants, toxic waste dump sites and pollution from the heavy commuter traffic in and out of New York City.