Vital Signs for Cancer Prevention suggests that cancer is a two-phase process. In Phase One you do not yet have, and may never have, cancer, but predisposing factors—poor diet and digestion, toxins, adrenal exhaustion, and blood sugar imbalances, among others—can progressively and cumulatively increase your likelihood of developing it. Phase Two begins when the first permanent, transformed or cancerous cells form and are not destroyed by your defenses. Understanding that the predisposing factors of the first phase lead toward the second can help you prevent the onset of cancer by correcting or minimizing those that apply to you.
Author Xandria Williams takes a natural therapies approach to healing cancer—one based on an understanding of nutrition, herbal medicine, homoeopathy, osteopathy, and energy medicine—rather than one based strictly on medicine, drugs, and surgery. She sees cancer as a problem that affects the whole body, not just the organ or system that is faulty, and thus her recommendations are systemic rather than aimed specifically at the tumor. Her main emphasis is on a series of scientifically validated tests (many of which can be self-administered) she proposes that provide vital information as to the state of your health. She also describes the CA profile, a test that can indicate the presence of permanent cancer cells within the first six weeks and possibly years before a tumor can be detected, allowing a crucial warning and the time to start an effective recovery program. Williams suggests a number of supplements, specific foods, and other remedies (detox procedures, stress reduction) to correct any of the predisposing factors that could, with a final trigger, move you from Phase One to Phase Two of the cancer process.
You will learn how to avoid cancer if you have not yet developed it, avoid recurrences if you are in remission, and overcome cancer if you have been diagnosed with it.
About Xandria Williams
Xandria Williams, ND, is an expert in the fields of biochemistry, human metabolism, nutrition, naturopathy, herbal medicine, homoeopathy, and psychotherapy. She has been a practicing naturopath for 30 years, specializing in cancer for most of the past decade. Williams has been head of the Nutrition and Biochemistry departments at several colleges in Australia and the UK and has appeared frequently on radio and television. She has written 20 books and more than 400 articles on health care.
"Xandria Williams is ahead of her contemporaries in advocating the value of an integrated multidisciplinary approach to preventing and managing cancer."
—Etienne Callebout, MD
"... a landmark book on cancer prevention, diagnosis, and treatment ... a comprehensive and brilliant body of work."
—Frank D. Wiewel, founder of People Against Cancer and founding member of the Office of Alternative Medicine in the National Institutes of Health
"... a goldmine of priceless information on the crucial role diet plays in preventing cancer and the recurrence of cancer."
—Erik Peper, PhD, coauthor of Fighting Cancer and professor at the Institute for Holistic Health Studies at San Francisco State University
"An important read for anyone who wants to help avoid or recover from cancer."
—Dr. Nigel Abraham, Scientific Director, Genova Diagnostics
“Xandria Williams presents valuable information for living a cancer-free life based on her extensive study in the field of human metabolism, nutrition, herbal therapy, naturopathy, and psychotherapy, as well as her experience as a complimentary and alternative medicine practitioner. … In Vital Signs for Cancer Prevention you’ll discover the science behind predisposing factors, tests you can take at home and in a lab to determine your risk, and the specific ways to correct imbalances and reduce your chances of developing cancer, or protect yourself from having a recurrence.”
—New Consciousness Review