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  • Cancer and the Search for Lost Meaning
  • Written by Pier Mario Biava
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Cancer and the Search for Lost Meaning

The Discovery of a Revolutionary New Cancer Treatment

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In this groundbreaking work, Dr. Pier Mario Biava argues that the problem with cancer is not the disease itself, but how to treat it, how to approach the affected body. Malfunctioning cells, he says, need not always be cut out or chemically destroyed: they can be reprogrammed for normal functioning. This process involves identifying the information that stem cells receive during embryonic growth in the mother’s womb and reapplying it to cancer cells in the fully developed organism. Thus cancer cells can shift from multiplying and damaging tissue to healthy growth within the organism. Dr. Biava’s dramatic story recounts not only how he came by his key insight but also how he devoted years to its testing and making it operational.

Cancer and the Search for Lost Meaning also contains fascinating conclusions about what the lessons of this work can offer in terms of how we view human life and existence. The book makes a powerful case that cancer is a by-product of the sense of loss and lack of meaning in modern society and that healing cancer involves healing that sense of meaninglessness—a process that can lead to a deeper understanding of, and connection to, life.


“This is without doubt one of the most remarkable books I have ever read. It is not like any other book—it is not one book, but three or more, integrated into a logical, organic unity.”
—From the foreword by Ervin Laszlo, bestselling author of more than seventy books including Science and the Akashic Field: An Integral Theory of Everything

“This book describes a new approach to the fight against cancer that is completely different from traditional approaches. It is based on treatment with stem cell differentiation stage factors and the idea that tumor cells—instead of being destroyed (with risks of adverse effects)—can be re-programmed.”
Il Corriere della Sera

“The cover story of the September 11, 2008 issue of The Economist, ‘Cancer Stem Cells: The Root of All Evil?’ cited many experiments that demonstrate that the malignancy of cancer is due to the presence of mutated stem cells. This is exactly the idea that Pier Mario Biava suggests in this book and that he demonstrated about twenty years ago. Dr. Biava is a genius who is changing the research on cancer diseases.”
Il Secolo d’Italia

"Cancer and the Search for Lost Meaning is a well written, engaging, 168 page book chronicling Biava’s professional (and often personal) journey that led him to make these groundbreaking discoveries in regards to cancer treatment… Biava tells his story and makes his case for curing and treating cancer in a friendly, understandable style."

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