Not the Last Goodbye by David Servan-Schreiber MD PhD
On Life, Death, Healing, and Cancer

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At the start of this intimate and moving memoir, Dr. David Servan- Schreiber is returning by bicycle to his Paris home from an unsettling appointment. Following several months of fatigue and fainting spells, he had scheduled an emergency MRI. The results confirm his worst fears: the return of the cancer that he was first diagnosed with nineteen years earlier.

Fully aware of what the prognosis means, he redoubles his commitment to an Anticancer diet, and complements his chemotherapy, radiotherapy, and vaccine protocols with acupuncture and yoga. At the same time, he undertakes a close assessment of his own life, realizing that he has neglected a key piece of Anticancer advice-to create a stress-free life; instead he had embarked on an international tour to take his message to the public. Nevertheless, he concludes that he would not have done it any differently.

In this book, Servan-Schreiber raises many of the most complex and personal questions about how we live and how we prepare for death. Powerful, honest, and inspiring, he continually surprises with his thoughts on what's important in life and the meaning of death.


About David Servan-Schreiber MD PhD

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DAVID SERVAN-SCHREIBER, M.D., PH.D., is a clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and has published more than 90 scientific monographs. He is one of the original founders of Doctors Without Borders, USA.
Published November 17, 2011 by Viking Adult. 176 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Self Help, Professional & Technical, Parenting & Relationships. Non-fiction

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With poignant simplicity and heartbreaking humility, recently deceased psychiatrist Servan-Schreiber (Anticancer: A New Way of Life, 2008, etc.) recounts the events of the year preceding his final battle with brain cancer.

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Servan-Schreiber was a world-renowned psychiatrist and authority on cancer, whose book, Anticancer, encouraged holistic dietary and lifestyle changes to minimize the risks and effects of the disease.

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