To date, Robin Daly has amassed nearly 100 episodes of his integrative-cancer (often including alternative-cancer topics) radio series: Yes to Life. And there’s every indication that he’ll continue churning out diverse, information-rich content for the foreseeable future. He’s truly a man-on-a-mission to help people navigate cancer with full awareness of all potentially useful options. His sustaining efforts to inform and empower cancer patients to maximize their recovery potential are rarely seen – and highly regarded.
Below, I’ve listed and linked all available episodes. I hope this condensed list will help more and more integrative-cancer treatment researchers discover Robin’s excellent show.
For complete details on Yes to Life’s mission and offerings, please visit their website: http://yestolife.org.uk/newsletter/ukhealthradioshow.html
Macmillan – Living with and beyond cancer program – Kate Rawlings and Mandy Barter
The ‘cliff edge’ that very many people experience at the end of conventional treatment for cancer is at last starting to be addressed. Macmillan has devised a new scheme called Living With and Beyond Cancer that aims to help people back to independent well being through a variety of resources, including lifestyle programs and complementary therapies.
Nutritional science for GPs? – Dr Rupy Aujla, a man on a mission, tells of his plans to revolutionize GP training
Dr Aujla is a GP who has firsthand experience of the power of lifestyle medicine in combatting chronic illness. Such is his enthusiasm for good nutrition as the basis of public health, that he has established The Doctor’s Kitchen, broadcasting through Youtube, is the resident doctor for BBC Radio and is pioneering ‘Culinary Medicine’ in the UK. Rupy plans to start the UK’s first nutrition and cooking course for medical practitioners accredited by the Royal College of GP’s.
Finding lasting happiness – An interview with Wendi Saggese
Despite having a late stage cancer, Wendi Saggese has never been happier in her life. After decades of depression and desperately searching for answers, Wendi finally found some that have completely changed the way she sees herself and life, despite her health condition.
A new generation of oncologists? – Dr Ailsa White talks about oncology in the UK and the need for Integrative Medicine
Dr Ailsa White is an oncologist who is currently taking time off to have children, but who, through her own experience of the power of nutrition and exercise, is convinced of the need to move towards an integrative approach in our NHS oncology wards
Pure Helps to Cure – An interview with Charlotte Crowl
Charlotte Crowl was just 17 when she was diagnosed with cancer, but this was to prove less of a challenge than the devastating side-effects of the treatment she underwent. Her determination to escape the limitations she faced eventually found expression in her organization Pure Helps to Cure, raising awareness, amongst other things, of the need to avoid toxins whenever possible.
Tripping Over the Truth – An interview with Travis Christofferson
Travis Christofferson, author of Tripping Over the Truth, has become a key voice in the drive to re-establish the credibility of the metabolic theory of cancer and the approaches to treatment that it points towards. In the show, Travis explores the conflicting views of what cancer is, and introduces the new, expanded edition of his book.
Cancer campaigner Chris Wark talks about his new Square One program
Chris Wark, well-known for his Chris Beat Cancer Youtube channel, has developed a new 10-part program aimed at getting people quickly up to speed with changing every aspect of their life to a healing direction.
Integrative Oncology in Finland – An interview with Peter Flander of the Petra Trust
Peter Flander is the Founder and Chairman of the Petra Foundation in Finland, a not-for-profit organization helping people with cancer with information on integrative approaches. Peter set up the foundation following his efforts to save his daughter’s life when she was diagnosed with a very rare cancer in her late twenties.
Cancer from the inside – An interview with Susan Apollon
Susan Apollon talks about her life’s work as a psycho-oncologist and in particular about her new book ‘An Inside Job’. Susan is passionate about the inclusion of psychological, emotional and spiritual support in cancer care.
The gut microbiome and its foundational place in our health – An interview with Kirsten Chick
The gut microbiome has become a hotly discussed health topic in recent years, as more and more is discovered about its relationship to an increasing number of aspects of our health. Kirsten Chick is a highly experienced nutritionist who has provided support to many people with cancer, and who, for a range of reasons, places great importance on gut health.
Sophie Sabbage – The Cancer Whisperer
Sophie Sabbage turned a terminal cancer diagnosis into a springboard to propel herself into living her life to the full, as her most authentic self. This resulted in her first book, The Cancer Whisperer, which went on to become a best-seller, and in Sophie becoming an inspirational and sought after speaker, broadcaster and writer. The Cancer Whisper is about to be launched in paperback in the UK, and has just appeared for the first time in the US.
Charging down the wrong path – Excerpts from the Yes to Life Annual Conference
Featuring Paul Davies, Travis Christofferson, Rob Verkerk, Ndaba Mazibuko, Patricia Daly & Jane Mclelland
Yes to Life’s Annual Conference was a groundbreaking investigation into the nature of cancer and the very different directions research and treatment can follow, depending on our understanding.
A stellar line-up of speakers built up a comprehensive picture of both the prevailing gene-based view and the re-emerging metabolic theory, and went on to look at metabolic treatment in clinical settings and from personal experience. All the complete talks are available to buy as video downloads, individually or as a complete set, from thecancerrevolution.co.uk.
Off-label drugs for cancer – An interview with Jane McLelland
Jane is rightly labelled an ‘extraordinary survivor’ of cancer – 17 years since a stage IV diagnosis. And she achieved it through a pioneering combination of natural approaches and ‘off-label’ use of various drugs, all of which, and more, she talks about in this week’s show. The talk she gave last November at Yes to Life’s Annual Conference, and which she received a standing ovation for, will shortly be available as a video download – along with all the other talks from the event – from thecancerrevolution.co.uk.
Nutritional support alongside conventional medicine – An interview with Lorna Rhodes
Lorna Rhodes had just completed her nutritional training when she was ‘thrown in the deep end’ by a diagnosis of breast cancer. Once she had regained her health, she went on to get additional training in cancer support, and now makes use of her own experience in helping others with cancer.
Dr Xandria Williams – Training a new generation of practitioners in cancer support
Xandria is a highly qualified and experienced biochemist and naturopath who for more than a decade has specialized in supporting people with cancer. In 2016, she began to turn her attention to the training of practitioners, and now she plans an extensive course for qualified naturopaths and nutritionists for 2017.
Michelle Robinson – Inspiring young people to face challenge
Michelle Griffiths-Robinson is a former international athlete who represented Great Britain at the 1996 Olympic Games. She made history in 1994, by becoming the first ever woman in the Commonwealth to triple jump over 14m. Since retiring from athletics, she has focused on being a source of inspiration to others, particularly young people, and works as a Life Coach, Personal Trainer, Motivational Speaker and Mentor.
Alcohol and cancer – An interview with Rachel Clark and Colin Shevills
Everyone knows that alcohol is a driver of poor health and accidents, but the connection between alcohol and cancer is less well appreciated. Rachel Clark, Health Promotion Manager at the World Cancer Research Fund, and Colin Shevills, Director of Balance Northeast, spell out the picture as it is understood today.
Herbal medicines on UK cancer wards? A first step. – An interview with Kate Scott, Medical Herbalist
Kate Scott is a Medical Herbalist who recently gave a very well received talk to a hospital oncology team. They were extremely surprised at her level of training and medical knowledge, and were interested to pursue the evidence for the herbal remedy applications that were relevant to their work. In the show we hear more about this event and about the many ways in which herbal medicine can support people with cancer.
Looking outside the box – Why consider going to Europe for integrative cancer treatment? – An interview with Patricia Peat of Cancer Options
Patricia Peat is the UK’s leading expert in integrative approaches to cancer and for 15 years, her consultancy Cancer Options has been supporting people in finding a treatment program that’s right for them. In many instances, this has meant traveling to the continent. Patricia makes it her business to know what’s on offer at the many specialist integrative clinics, what patients think about them, and she has visited many of them personally.
In this week’s show, we go into the pluses and minuses of traveling abroad for treatment to gain some clarity on who stands to benefit from looking ‘outside the box’ of UK healthcare.
Kenny Mammarella D’Cruz and Lee Michael Walton – Coaching or mentoring through cancer
Kenny Mammarella D’Cruz has supported many people through cancer – through the shock of diagnosis, the many difficult choices along the way, and the often extremely challenging task of building a new life after treatment, without the certainties that supported them until diagnosis.
Mesothelioma: a growing UK public health crisis – An interview with Liz Darlison & Karen Lord
Mesothelioma is a UK public health crisis. Asbestos-related cancer is on the rise and its effect is devastating. Due to the 30-odd year lapse between exposure and diagnosis, we are now paying heavily for the careless use of asbestos in our homes, schools, hospitals and workplaces up until it was banned in the 1980s.
Liz Darlison is a Clinical Nurse Specialist, and is Director of Services at Mesothelioma UK. Karen Lord has recently been appointed as a Mesothelioma Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) at Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, a post funded by Mesothelioma UK.
Neil Patel and Malcolm Medley – Yoga for mind, spirit and body
Neil Patel is a very experienced yoga instructor who has supported many people with a cancer diagnosis. He is passionate about the power of yoga to positively affect the whole person, at every level. Much of this passion derives from his own remarkable cancer story.
Malcolm Medley is also a yoga instructor. He made an informed decision to take a completely unorthodox approach to the prostate cancer diagnosis he received some five years ago. Malcolm shares how yoga played a key role in his program for recovery.
Why everyone with cancer should seriously consider an exercise program – An interview with Lizzy Davis
With a background in oncology nursing, Lizzy Davis trained as a specialist in movement and exercise for cancer. She is passionate about bringing the many, now well-established benefits of a safe and carefully structured exercise program to as many people with cancer as possible.
The Ketogenic Diet – An interview with Patricia Daly
Nutritionist and author Patricia Daly specializes in the ketogenic diet, has written extensively on the subject, and has supported many people with cancer in using the diet as part of an overall strategy for recovery from cancer
Victoria’s Promise – Alex Eastman shares his passion for the work of the charity that he and his family set up 2 years ago
Victoria’s Promise was inspired by Victoria Van der Westhuizen, a talented young woman who experienced firsthand the yawning gaps in support and care when going through treatment for cancer, and wanted to improve the experience of other young women like herself. Sadly she died, but her family have ‘picked up the baton’ with a passion and are already making a difference for many others. Victoria’s brother, Alex, speaks about Victoria and the expanding work of the charity.
Reflexology as a support during cancer treatment – An interview with Reflexologist Tracey Smith and Jo Langton who is receiving cancer treatment
Tracey Smith is a highly experienced Reflexologist with almost 20 years’ experience working with a broad range of health issues, including cancer. She is also a scientist, and prior to moving into Complementary Medicine, she had a similar length of experience in organizations such as the Imperial Cancer Research Fund.
In addition to the expert view from Tracey, Jo Langton contributes the patient experience to the show, telling us the ways in which Reflexology is helping her through treatment.
Prof Robert Thomas & Liz Butler – Camexpo Keynote Lecture
Prof Thomas is the UK’s leading proponent amongst oncologists of lifestyle medicine for cancer, and has devised and run many excellent trials of lifestyle interventions.
Liz Butler is a highly experienced nutritionist who speaks about the mental, emotional and spiritual challenges of cancer.
The Cancer Conflict [documentary] – An interview with Tom Meadmore
Tom Meadmore is a talented Australian documentary maker who has taken on the challenge of portraying the many facets of the passionately-argued views on cancer care in the UK, both for and against orthodox, complementary and alternative approaches. The result looks set to be a very hard-hitting and gut-wrenching investigation.
Nucleotides – an important support for people with cancer? – An interview with Peter Köppel, Rachel Hoyle and Rob Verkerk
Nucleotides have not really gained the attention of the general public yet, but they are a basic building block of life, essential for building DNA. They are beginning to attract the attention of the sports sector, but in this week’s Yes to Life Show, I explore their potential as a support to people with cancer. My guests are experts Dr Peter Köppel and Rachel Hoyle with additional material from Rob Verkerk, Scientific Director of the Alliance for Natural Health
Tom Cottam of Macmillan Cancer Care – Patient experience is as important as clinical outcome
Macmillan is running a campaign to establish Patient Experience as a measurable target, on a par with Clinical Outcome. Too often patients report major shortcomings in the way they are talked to and related to within NHS care, shortcomings that can result in long-term physical or emotional suffering. This campaign seeks to elevate the status of Patient Experience, to the point where NHS staff recognize it as every bit as important as the clinical results that are currently the main focus of effort and attention.
Hypnotherapy as Complementary Cancer Support – An interview with Monika Sleszynska
Monika Sleszynska is an experienced General Hypnotherapy Practitioner and is also trained in Advanced Structural Hypnotherapy and Quantum Healing Hypnosis Therapy. In the show she tells in some detail the ways in which hypnotherapy can be a resource for cancer patients, cancer practitioners and cancer carers.
German Developments in Hyperthermia – An interview with Dr Sahinbas & Prof Wehner
Dr Sahinbas and Prof Wehner are respectively Vice President and President of the German Society for Hyperthermia. In the show we take a fairly detailed look at current hyperthermia practice and the many benefits it is now seen to have in supporting a wide range of other treatments. Prof Wehner explains the latest developments in extra temperature whole-body hyperthermia.
Dr Thomas Levy – Vitamin C and Cancer
Dr Thomas Levy is an expert, author and advocate for the use of vitamin C in cancer. In this week’s Yes to Life Show on UK Health radio, I talk to him in Denver, Colorado, and take a detailed look at the case for vitamin C as part of an integrative medicine approach to treating cancer.
Puyssentut: a Healing Retreat Centre – An interview with Angela Wood
Puyssentut is a beautiful retreat centre in the South of France, dedicated to supporting people with cancer by providing a safe, tranquil space, supportive therapies and superb nutrition. Angela Wood runs the centre, and in this week’s Yes to Life Show, she tells us what’s on offer there, and why.
18 years as brain tumor survivor – An interview with Integrative Cancer Coach Jeannine Walston
Jeannine Walston is a brain tumor survivor. But she’s also an Integrative Cancer Coach, supporting people in building their own programs of care, and a campaigner for IM. She has an extraordinary tale to tell of her own experiences, but also some profound insights on life and living to share, that apply to us all, whether or not we have cancer.
Medicinal Mushrooms – Catalina Fernández de Ana Portela and Romina Melwani tell us about the amazing potential of mushrooms to help those with cancer
Medicinal mushrooms have a long and fascinating history of supporting good health, notably in cancer, and have now amassed an impressive base of evidence for multiple modes of action. Catalina Fernández de Ana Portela and Romina Melwani are both mycologists with a passion for bringing the many benefits of mycotherapy to a wider group of cancer patients.
Integrative cancer care in Istanbul – Dr Slocum outlines the integrative care available at the Chemothermia Clinic
The Chemothermia Clinic is a unique outpost of Integrative Medicine for cancer in Turkey, but one that offers a carefully structured program of care and that is achieving some remarkable results.
Advanced methods of tumor destruction – Prof Thomas Vogl describes the many sophisticated approaches he uses at his clinic in Frankfurt to destroy individual tumors that often enable him to treat patients considered untreatable in the UK
Professor Vogl has pushed the boundaries of what is possible when it comes to treating tumors, particularly secondary tumors in situations such as the liver and lungs. He uses an impressive array of techniques, many of which are only now beginning to be used, or are still not available in the UK.
Dying for a Cure – John Piears talks about his hard-hitting campaign to change the way that cancer research is funded
John Piears was so shocked by what he found when he started to look at the facts and figures underlying cancer research that he felt compelled to try to do something about it. He set up the campaign Dying for a Cure and has been working tirelessly and passionately to raise awareness of the price we are paying in human suffering within the current system.
A story of health lost and health regained (Part 2) – Nanette McLeod-Johnson concludes her extraordinary personal story – followed by a discussion with Robert Verkerk
Nanette concludes her story of the gradual and complete loss of her health and wellbeing and of the extraordinary turnaround that enabled her to find her way back to good health, over a surprisingly short period. The second half of the show is given over to a discussion with Robert Verkerk, Founder and Scientific Director of the Alliance for Natural Health, of some of the issues raised by Nanette’s story.
A story of health lost and health regained (Part 1) – Nanette McLeod-Johnson tells her extraordinary personal story
Nanette tells the story of the gradual and complete loss of her health and wellbeing and of the extraordinary turnaround that enabled her to find her way back to good health, over a surprisingly short period.
Cancer as a metabolic disease – An interview with Dr Francisco Contreras
Dr Francisco Contreras, Medical Director of the Oasis of Hope Hospital in Mexico, is my guest this week on the Yes to Life Show. The Oasis has been helping cancer patients for more than half a century, predominantly with techniques that target cancer metabolism. Within the prevailing climate that has favored genetic theory for most of that time, the metabolic approach has been controversial. But that is beginning to change now, as metabolic theory is finding fresh support amongst a new generation of researchers and practitioners. In the show, I discuss the two views of cancer and what each can bring to integrative practice.
GcMAF – looking behind the tabloid headlines
Prof Karol Sikora talks about his new book: The Street-Wise Patient’s Guide to Surviving Cancer
Prof Karol Sikora, leading oncologist and former Chief of the World Health Organization’s Cancer Program, has been an outspoken campaigner for improved cancer services for decades. He has a great respect for the role of complementary medicine in cancer recovery and has initiated the integration of CAM into the hospital setting.
His new book The Street-Wise Patient’s Guide to Surviving Cancer is out this week and in the show he shares the thinking behind it.
The Journey – An interview with Brandon Bays
Brandon Bays is known internationally for her program to resolve and unlock past trauma to enable healing and peace of mind. She developed The Journey in response to her own remarkable experience with cancer.
Our 1st Birthday Show! – It’s been a year since the first Yes to Life Show, and to celebrate, we’re revisiting a few of the guests from the last year to catch up on developments
Another chance to hear from Sophie Sabbage, Patricia Peat, Rob Verkerk, Chris Taylor, Jerome Burne, Patricia Daly and Prof Krishna
Dr Seth Rankin – A GP’s view of the NHS
Dr Seth Rankin is an NHS GP who is also involved in a chain of quick access clinics in London for minor ailments. In the show, among other topics he shares his views on the current state of the NHS.
Wheatgrass as part of an integrative program of care – An interview with Dr Britt Cordi
Britt Cordi is a scientist with a great interest in wheatgrass who has established a business growing and supplying it.
Cancer is a loss of connection – An interview with Liz Butler
Liz Butler is a highly experienced nutritionist who works to support people with cancer. Over the years, she has given much thought to the ‘why’ and ‘what’ of cancer, and in this interview, she expands on a short piece she has written on the subject.
The Cancer Revolution: Juicing for cancer – Jason Vale
The last of the series of shows featuring contributors to The Cancer Revolution is about juicing. Jason Vale, aka the Juicemaster, who contributed ‘Juicing for Cancer’ to the new book, gives us the benefit of his many years helping himself and others through juicing.
The Cancer Revolution: An interview with Lizzy Davis and Dr Henry Mannings
Another program of interviews with contributors to the new book The Cancer Revolution. Lizzy Davis is an ex-oncology nurse who specializes in supporting those with cancer in developing their own exercise programs. Dr Henry Mannings is an oncologist who set up the charity Star Throwers to extend the care on offer to those with cancer.
The Cancer Revolution: Diet as the Foundation of Good Health – An interview with Daphne Lambert
Daphne Lambert is one of the many generous contributors to The Cancer Revolution, the new book due to be published this week, on the 21st April. Daphne is a gardener, chef, nutritionist and author and brings a lifetime of experience to bear on this important chapter.
Dr Xandria Williams and Robert H Jacobs: The science behind Integrative Medicine, the dangers of glucose and testing – vital pointers to success
Dr Xandra Williams, and Bob Jacobs are both highly experienced and skilled practitioners who have contributed to the forthcoming book The Cancer Revolution (thecancerrevolution.co.uk). In these interviews, Xandria discusses the two subjects she writes on for the book – the science underpinning Integrative Medicine techniques, and the dangers of glucose to those with cancer. Bob’s contribution is on the role of testing and the range of sophisticated tests that have evolved in recent years to more accurately track progress and even predict useful approaches.
The Cancer Revolution: Nutrition. We hear from two more contributors to the forthcoming book: Lynda Brown & Patricia Daly
This Yes to Life Show is another in the series about the forthcoming book, The Cancer Revolution. The subject of the show is food and diet and in the show I talk to Lynda Brown, respected food writer, and Patricia Daly, expert on, and user of, the ketogenic diet.
The Cancer Revolution: the fourth in a series of shows about the forthcoming book – Dr. Rau & Dr. Contreras
Dr Rau of the Paracelsus Klinik in Switzerland and Dr Contreras of the Oasis of Hope Hospital in Mexico, two of the many contributors to The Cancer Revolution, talk about ways we can remove toxins from our bodies.
The Cancer Revolution: the third in a series of shows about the upcoming book – Janey Lee Grace and Dr Robert Verkerk talk about toxins in our homes and our wider environment
This week’s Yes to Life Show is the third in a series about the upcoming book, The Cancer Revolution. The subject of the show is the ‘detox’ section of the book. I talk to two of the book’s contributors with very different perspectives on the same subject: Janey Lee Grace, broadcaster and writer talks about the hazards in our homes, and Dr Robert Verkerk, scientist and founder of the Alliance for Natural Health looks at toxins in our wider environment.
The Cancer Revolution: the second in a series of shows about the upcoming book. – Mind-body medicine: an interview with Dr Rosy Daniel and Patrizia Sergeant
Two of the contributors to The Cancer Revolution, Dr Rosy Daniel and Patrizia Sergeant, talk about their work in the field of mind-body medicine. Rosy is the UK’s foremost practitioner in this field, with an enormous wealth of experience establishing and running the services at the Bristol Cancer Help Centre (now Penny Brohn Cancer Care), and subsequently as an integrative doctor and creator of the Cancer Lifeline Kit and the Health Creation Mentor Program. Patrizia supports people with cancer using a process developed by Brandon Bays called The Journey.
The Cancer Revolution: An interview with Patricia Peat about the forthcoming book
Patricia Peat of Cancer Options is the UK’s leading expert on Integrative Oncology. In this show we discuss the forthcoming book The Cancer Revolution, written by Patricia Peat supported by 37 international experts, and to be sold entirely in aid of Yes to Life.
A clear perspective on Integrative Oncology – An interview with Dr Rajendra Sharma
Dr Sharma practices in the West Country and in London and has long experience of supporting people with cancer.
Dr Chris Etheridge – Herbs against cancer
Dr Chris Etheridge is a highly qualified and experienced practitioner of herbal medicine, who specializes in supporting people with cancer.
Why are the NHS sidelining Photodynamic Therapy? – Colin Hopper and Steve Wiseman
Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) is a cheap, effective treatment for a range of cancers, with great potential for treating many other types. It has little in the way of side effects and is substantially cheaper than conventional approaches, yet has received little support in the UK. In this show, we hear from Colin Hopper, one of the clinicians at the forefront of development of PDT, as well as Steve Wiseman from PDT Norfolk, a charity promoting the use of PDT.
Eat to outsmart cancer – Jenny Phillips and Jeraldine Curran cook up a storm!
Jeraldine Curran and Jenny Phillips together form Inspired Nutrition and are a force to be reckoned with. Passionate about transforming people’s lives and health through the power of wholesome and delicious food, they have a particular focus on supporting those with cancer.
Counseling people with cancer – Jane Fior shares some of her wealth of experience in providing support
Jane was a founder of the foremost cancer-counseling service in the UK which she helped to run for 20 years, until shortage of funding forced its closure.
Repurposed drugs and cancer vaccines – Prof Angus Dalgleish
Prof Dalgleish is the UK’s foremost expert on cancer vaccines. He has also had extensive clinical experience of Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN) with cancer which has led him to take initiatives to bring it to a far wider group of patients.
Investigating Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) – A visit to the Hertfordshire MS Therapy Centre
MS centres across the UK have had Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy on offer for decades, but until recently only to people with MS. Now many centres are actively encouraging people with cancer or other conditions to make use of their facilities. This is good for the centres in that it maximizes use of their expensive equipment, but also provides a very affordable way for people with cancer to boost their oxygen levels.
Dr Bernard Willis – A new Integrative Medicine doctor in London
Dr Bernard Willis has long experience of supporting people with cancer with Integrative Medicine. After many years practicing abroad, he is now consulting in London.
Ashya King’s Prague doctor talks about Proton Beam Therapy – An interview with Dr Kubes of the Proton Beam Centre, Prague
Dr Kubes of the Proton Beam Centre in Prague tells us about PBT and the service he offers, and Lloyd Bantleman, prostate cancer patient treated with PBT shares his experience of the treatment and the centre.
How important is nutrition in cancer care? – Liz Butler, Nutritionist
For many years, Liz Butler has played key roles in supporting people with cancer through nutrition, notably at the Penny Brohn Centre. In this interview she shares some of her insights on this vital topic.
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Prof Thomas is the UK’s leading proponent amongst oncologists of lifestyle medicine for cancer, and has devised and run many excellent trials of lifestyle interventions.
Hormones, nutrition and cancer – An interview with Nicki Williams
Nicki is a trained nutritionist who has taken a particular interest in women’s hormones and the ways in which nutrition can support healthy hormone balance.
Breast implants: worth the risk? – An Interview with Anna Rodgers
Anna Rodgers underwent breast implant surgery the best part of a decade ago, but has recently realized that many of the assurances she received at the time regarding the longevity and safety of implants was completely untrue. She is now on a mission to create a much greater awareness amongst women and girls of the risks.
Say No to Cancer – An interview with Patrick Holford
Patrick Holford is one of the UK’s most prolific and popular writers on nutrition and health.
Cancer and glyphosate weedkiller – An interview with Stephanie Seneff
Stephanie Seneff is a Senior Research Scientist at the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. In recent years she has become interested in nutrition and has extensively researched the effects of the widely used weedkiller glyphosate on human health. Stephanie has also developed an original theory of cancer.
Trialing an unprofitable cancer treatment – A discussion with Prof Sanjeev Krishna and oncologist Yolanda Augustin
Prof Krishna and his team are using a crowdfunding model to fund a trial to see if artesunate, a cheap anti-malarial drug, can help prevent recurrences after surgery.
Two Cancer Breakthroughs & New Help for Prostate Cancer – An interview with internationally acclaimed science writer Ralph Moss
With his authoritative collection of classic books on the subject, written over a distinguished career spanning several decades, Ralph Moss has single-handedly built the case for a move towards Integrative Oncology. In this show, Ralph shares the news of some extremely exciting and groundbreaking, but little-known developments in cancer testing and treatment that he ‘stumbled across’ recently, as well as some developments in the field of diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer. Not to be missed!
Medicinal Mushrooms – Interview with mycologist Martin Powell
Martin Powell is a leading expert in the field of mycology – the study of fungi – which includes a stable of well evidenced immune boosting medicinal mushrooms, in common use in mainstream medicine in the Far East, that are due careful consideration by anyone with cancer.
The C Word – A panel Q&A recorded recently at CAMexpo
Yes to Life hosted a panel Q&A on the subject of Integrative Medicine and cancer entitled ‘The C Word’. On the panel were a formidable cast of experts:
Barbara Gallani – expert in yoga for cancer, Dr Damien Downing – Integrative Doctor, Rob Verkerk – Director of the Alliance for Natural Health, Jayne Doyle – expert on complementary therapies for cancer, Jennifer Young – owner of a company making personal care products for those with cancer, Xandria Williams – naturopath with a focus on cancer.
Non-toxic treatment for prostate and breast cancer – An interview with Prof Ben Pfeifer of the Aeskulap Klinik, Switzerland
Professor Pfeifer has developed very successful non-toxic approaches to both breast and prostate cancer that have a good track record, even with very late-stage patients.
Specialized nutrition for cancer – An interview with Kirsten Chick
Kirsten Chick has worked for over a decade in the very specialized field of nutrition for cancer.
Evidence-based medicine – How is it going? – an interview with Dr Vijayendra Murthy
What is a healthy diet? – an interview with Philip Ridley from the Weston-Price Foundation
Changing the NHS approach to cancer – an interview with Mike Jefferson
New Developments in Integrative Oncology – an interview with Patricia Peat of Cancer Options
Safe Breast Cancer Screening- an interview with Rosa and Phil Hughes
The Process of Cancer – an interview with Xandria Williams
Seeds of Change – Recorded at a Yes to Life Event
Repurposing old drugs for cancer – discussion with Jane McLelland
Ketogenics, biopsies and Vitamin C – discussion with Dr Damien Downing
Lavender Ribbon – a new initiative – Interview with Chris Taylor
Our Toxic Environment – Interview with Rob Verkerk
Gerson Therapy Interview with Kathryn Alexander
EMFs -Should we be worried? – Interview with Olle Johansson
Integrative Medicine in Mexico Interview with Dr Francisco Contreras
Radical Remission – Interview with Kelly Turner
My Beautiful Brain Interview with Sophie Sabbage
What is cancer really? – An interview with science writer/journalist Jerome Burne
In this program we investigate the foundational concepts that are driving all research and treatment; the profound effects these concepts are having at the level of patients and their treatment and survival.