Healing and Thriving After Three Breast Cancer Tumours With Help From Functional Medicine, Sheryl Malin:
“I believe its up to the individual person to do their research and to make the choice of what they feel is comfortable for them.”
~Sheryl Malin, Thriving After Breast Cancer, Researcher and Author
Healing Breast Cancer Tumors Using Functional Medicine with Sheryl Malin, Researcher, Author and Champion for Quality Of Life.
Four years ago Sheryl Malin was diagnosed with three tumours in her breast. Sheryl held the past experience of her father and all his siblings dying from cancer. She worked in the medical field and was acutely aware of side effects and long term damage caused by some conventional treatments.
“The most inflammatory substance as far as I’m concerned is cow’s milk. There is no animal on GOD’s earth that has animal milk, any milk at all, after weaning; only human beings.”
Dr. Patrick Kingsley, Nutritional and Environmental Medicine
Optimum Nutrition for Cancer | Cancer Diet
As a physician, Dr. Patrick Kingsley practiced nutritional and environmental medicine, worked in Anaesthetics then Obstetrics and Gynaecology. He worked in a pharmaceutical company for eight years, finally settling into single handed, rural dispensing, general practice. This is where Dr. Kingsley really began to learn why people get sick and what it truly takes for them to get better.
Diane’s humorous and joyful spirit shines through in this beautiful and sometimes funny video interview below about her journey through breast cancer. Her story moves through pressure from doctors to have double mastectomy and oophorectomy (removal of ovaries) to a compromise that included lumpectomy and localized radiation only. First though, Diane took six months to research, learn, find support and build a foundation for healing.
Doctors partly based their decision that Diane should have double (or single) mastectomy on their false assumption that she was positive for the BRCA1 gene. Three months into Diane’s six month experiment on the Macrobiotic diet she got authorization to take the test, which turned out to be negative.
After she found a lump, which turned into two, the stage one diagnosis turned into stage two because of the presence of multiple tumours. Even with the massive fear that surrounds a breast cancer diagnosis and subsequent treatment, Diane was able to recognize that in order to make the right decisions, she must remain calm and in control. (more…)