Cancer is an abnormal growth of cells. Cancer cells divide uncontrollably as if we regulate ours home temperature but burner continues to operate as the temperature rises. Whatever you do, the thermostat operates on its own initiative producing more heat. These tumors are classified as differentiated and undifferentiated. The differentiated closely resemble the cells of normal tissue derived. The undifferentiated look with little or no tissue derived. Another classification system describes tumors of high and low grade. High grade tumors are fast growing and aggressive. The low-grade tumors grow slowly and are less aggressive. For many years the three basic methods of treatment are surgery, radiation and chemotherapy. To be considered surgery as the best choice, tumor should be found in a single location, and surgeon should subtract it without harm any vital organ. With the radiation, the genetic structure of tumor cells is damaged and thus do not grow any more or divide. Chemotherapy is the method of chemical treatment. Given the powerful effects of chemotherapy, other drugs as antivomits must be taken by the patient. Side effects after radiation are fatigue, unwell, nausea, vomiting, flushing skin, hair loss. Side effects of chemotherapy are nausea, vomiting, drowsiness, generalized fatigue. It should be understood that cancer is a death sentence. The secret is to not feel the patient is helpless and at the mercy of inexorable fate. If cancer patient thinks it, he would lose the will to fight in life. A cancer patient should adopt a militant attitude in life. For several decades, cancer is a word that causes panic. And today many still avoid talking about cancer even though today is a common condition and often curable. From the patient and only, depends on how honest and open he wants to be on this issue. If you do not want to use the word cancer, it can use the word malignancy or tumor. Some prefer not to discuss with anyone the problem. Although it seems hard, it makes sense to open one in his family and friends. The best way to control the patient's fears is to confront them. Not all families are supportive to the patient. Not everyone is capable in times of crisis to behave spontaneously and fondly sympathized with discrimination. Some feel death approaching long ago. The oncologists often see patients relapse and family members have been psychologically prepared to come to the end. The family mourns while the patient himself struggling to live. Is reasonable that threatened relations of more closely bonded family. The emotional and physical exhaustion, constant worry and care debilitate. Anger and rage manifest in outbursts and accusations, or even with overprotective behavior. Nobody should be critical of the way everyone reacts to the crisis. Some people and some relationships become stronger while others staggering. If anyone sees every adversity as an additional problem to be tackled with determination or a misfortune, then the positive attitude will help him overcome the difficulties ahead. But if the person react to setbacks in life with the question <why me? > can waste the vital force against the disease. Anger is a normal reaction. It helps to overcome the grief period. If the patient does not feel anger and did not find a way to express it, he finds himself in danger of sinking into a long period of depression. If anger is not dealt, the mental power that could be channeled to reconcile with the disease is destroyed. The patient should do whatever helps him break out. Then, patient should channel this energy in a positive way, stating that he will fight to hold on to life. The cancer patient must not allow fear to dominate his life. The first question that usually patients make, is how long I have left to live? Such stringent provisions do not apply. Knowledge and understanding are the only weapons that release the patient from any irrational fear. Even if his fears are under control, it is possible some friends or relatives to spread unwittingly by their own fear. If the patient is found unprepared, he is in danger to discover that the soul of the stocks are exhausted. Only when all parties are informed can properly direct their efforts. The cancer patient's self-esteem is threatened by the idea of ​​cancer. Unfortunately many times, cancer patient believes that cancer is the result of divine action. But the truth is that cancer can affect anyone today. Isolation and loneliness are often imposed on chronic diseases. The patient should look for new links and new bridges with people and to engage in activities that will renew the spirit and the will to live. No one knows exactly why the cancer patient gets tired easily. Radiotherapy and chemotherapy cause fatigue due to the formation of toxic substances. Patients undergoing these treatments require 20% more calories and protein. Muscle weakness leads to an excess of lactic acid which reduces muscle strength and adds more fatigue. Trying to relax in a quiet room, in order to resolve the problems of side effects,. Use relaxation techniques such as favorite music. To check the side effects, recourse to acupuncture, homeopathy or reflexology. Avoid hot or spicy foods, alcoholic beverages, tomatoes, lemons greip fruit and oranges. Treat Anorexia with 5-10 minutes of exercise before dinner sipping an aperitif or a glass of wine, eating little and often. Treat constipation by drinking plenty of fluids avoiding white bread, sweets, chocolates, cheese, and eggs. Eat prunes and juices. In diarrhea avoid fatty and spicy foods, coffee, fruit tart, very hot and very cold foods.

Pain is a fundamental parameter of the fear of cancer. 60-90% of cancer patients have severe pain. Pain charged lifestyle. If untreated, it will destroy the quality of life. There are two types of pain. The sudden and strong pain, manifests in severity and resolves soon. Chronic pain in its intensity fluctuates but never zero. Pain aggravated by worry, fear of death and isolation. All pains are magnified when we think our pain. The drugs used for pain in cancer patients, often causing constipation, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, loss of pressure, mental confusion, frequent urination and urinary retention.

Relaxation is a great way to control one's stress. When the cancer patient reduce stress, will ease the physical pain. Should the patient sit comfortably in his chair or lie down. We must begin to take deep breaths. The deep abdominal breathing has therapeutic properties. Repeat breathing several times slowly until you feel relaxed. Press with your fingers body parts you believed that comes to the surface your vital force. These points are the same as those used in acupuncture. To reach deep relaxation place fingers over the solar plexus in the center of the body. Then tap back and relax peacefully. The feeling that you are occupying is calm and soothing. Ask the therapist to sit in front of your feet and put his hands with open fingers on your feet for 15 minutes. And again you would get into deep relaxation. Reflexology is the optimal therapeutic not only for relaxation but also for pain and even to strengthen the immune system of cancer patients.

Recently, the largest hospital in America in which the author served as a medical member (John Hopkins) came the following news.

So what the hospital claims that in addition to chemotherapy, there is another way of dealing with cancer.

1. Every person has cancer cells in his body. These cancer cells do not appear in the standard tests until they have multiplied to a few billion. When doctors tell cancer patients that there are no more cancer cells in their bodies after treatment, it just means that it is impossible to detect the cancer cells in their tests, because they have not reached the detectable size.

2. Cancer cells occur between 6 to more than 10 times in a person's life.

3. When the person's immune system is strong the cancer cells are destroyed and prevented from multiplying and forming tumors.

4. When someone has cancer it indicates the person has multiple nutritional deficiencies. This may be due to genetic, environmental and dietary factors and lifestyle of the individual.

5. To overcome the multiple nutritional deficiencies, changing diet and including supplements will strengthen the immune system.

6. Chemotherapy involves poisoning the rapidly-growing cancer cells but also destroys rapidly-growing healthy cells in the bone marrow, gastrointestinal tract etc and can cause organ damage, like liver, kidney, heart, lungs etc.

7. Radiation, while destroying cancer cells, burns scars and damages healthy cells, tissues and organs as well.

8. Initial treatment with chemotherapy and radiation will often reduce tumor size. However, prolonged use of chemotherapy and radiation do not result in more tumor destruction.

9. When the body has too much toxic burden from chemotherapy and radiation the immune system is either compromised or destroyed, hence the person can succumb to various kinds of infections and complications.

10. Chemotherapy and radiation can cause mutation of tumor cells in order to become more resistant and difficult to destroy. Surgery can result in the spread of cancerous cells in other areas.

11. An effective way to battle cancer is to starve the cancer cells by not giving them the food that needs to multiply.

a. Sugar feed cancer. Removing sugar from your diet you remove an important food supply to the tumor cells. Sugar substitutes such as Canderel, NutraSweet, Equal, Spoonful, etc. are made with Aspartame and it is harmful. A better natural substitute would be Manuka honey or molasses but only in very small quantities. Table salt has a chemical added to make it white in color. Better alternative is spice type Bragg's amino or sea salt.

b. Milk causes the body to produce mucus, especially in the gastrointestinal tract. Cancer feeds of mucus. By cutting off milk and substituting with soy milk without added sweeteners, the cancer cells are being starved.

c. Cancer cells thrive in acidic environments. A meat-based diet is acidic. It is best to eat fish and a little chicken rather than beef or pork. Meat also contains livestock antibiotics, growth hormones and parasites, which are all harmful, especially for cancer patients.

d. A diet made of 80% fresh vegetables and juice, whole grains, seeds, nuts and a little fruits help create an alkaline environment in your body. The 20% can be from cooked food including beans. The Fresh vegetable juices provide live enzymes that are easily absorbed and reach down to cellular levels within 15 minutes to nourish and enhance growth of healthy cells. To obtain live enzymes for building healthy cells try and drink fresh vegetable juice (most vegetables including bean sprouts) and eat some raw vegetables 2 or 3 times a day. Enzymes are destroyed at temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit).

e. Avoid coffee, tea and chocolate, which have high caffeine. Green tea is a better alternative and has cancer-fighting properties. Drink water, more refined or filtered, to avoid known toxins and heavy metals in tap water. Distilled water is acidic, avoid it ..

12. Meat protein is difficult to digest and requires a lot of digestive enzymes. The Undigested meat remaining in the intestines become putrefied and leads to more toxic buildup.

13. The walls of cancer cells have a tough protein covering. By refraining from or eating less meat, it frees more enzymes to attack the protein walls of cancer cells to the effect that leading killer cells can destroy them.

14. Some supplements build up the immune system (IP6, Flor essence, Essiac, antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, EFAs etc.). Other supplements like vitamin E are known to cause apoptosis, or programmed cell death, the body's normal method of disposing of damaged, unwanted, or unneeded cells.

15. Cancer, is a disease of mind, body, and soul. A proactive and positive spirit will help cancer warrior to be a survivor. Anger, unforgiveness and bitterness put the body emotion into a stressful and acidic environment. Learn your spirit to love and forgive. Learn to relax and enjoy life.

16. Cancer cells can not thrive in an oxygenated environment. Exercising daily and deep breathing can help to get more oxygen to the cells. Oxygen therapy is another means employed to destroy cancer cells.