First, sorry for my English, English is only my second language.
I want to share with you our experience with breast cancer (and I truly hope it helps with most cancers). More than ever, after this experience, I know that cancer (like most disease), is the result of an imbalance in personal or family life, either at a nutritional/physical condition level or at the mental/emotional/spiritual level (or combined).
When the diagnosis of 3rd stage breast cancer came, it was a shock. But we never lost our hope. On the contrary, the whole family truly believed it's curable.
Then, in conjunction with chemotherapy and radiotherapy, we started the research. Traditionally convinced of natural remedies (we are the product of nature, and we thrive best in clean, rich natural conditions), we came up with the following daily routine:
This diet helped both to regenerate from the side-effects of chemo and radio, and to provide the body with the best instruments to heal itself, improve its immunoresponse etc. It's like soaking your system in all the nutrients and natural cleaning agents that eventually reach all the corners of your body, not letting it fall back into fatigue, lack of resources and toxin accumulations. And that puts all your immunity back into the pilot seat, while the cancer cells are slowly deprived of their chemical and biological friends.
Exercise: 10-20 minutes of stationary bike (or treadmill), depending on the fatigue caused by chemo, on slow pace. Even when really low, still tried to go outside for some walk (though not always successful, but it's important to try).
Psychologically/emotionally: it is very important to remove stress as much as possible. Sleep. Try to get some personal comfort, and to focus on yourself, in terms of resting, tranquility and peace of mind. Your boss is not important anymore, traffic is not important anymore, nothing that used to bother you is important anymore. Stay close to your close ones, give up quarreling, make peace with anyone (or step aside/keep the distance when not possible) and kindly ask for support whenever needed. Forgiveness and love are the keys. Let other things go. Pray to God (it's not His fault for our sickness). Surround yourself with good and beautiful, be it books, paintings, music, ambient sounds or movies. Simple meditation sessions help too. You need inner balance and detoxifying your heart/mind as much as your body.
With each new medical control, the tumor got smaller and smaller, beyond expectations. And, after approx. 5 months of chemo, though the doctor didn't initially think that would be possible, the breast was saved (only a regular surgery). The tests showed no more cancer (but still followed radio, as recommended).
Of course, this is only one's experience. Consider what you think it may do you well, and do not follow any of the above advices if you feel they don't bring you any good (or adapt in any way you may think appropiate to your case).
God bless you and help us all.
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