San Diego Cancer Research Institute

Suggested Reading

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Booklist compiled by
Daniel Vicario, M.D.
Edited by Mary Hollander, R.N.

“These are just a few of the hundreds of wonderful books that have been written, to inspire us to become better human beings and help in our own healing.”
ºTuesdays with Morrie” by Mitch Albom. (1997)
ºOne to One: Self-Understanding through Journal Writing” by Christina Baldwin. (1977)
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ºLife’s Companion: Journal Writing as a Spiritual Quest” by Christina Baldwin (1990)
 
 
ºThe Relaxation Response” by Herbert Benson. (1975)
ºCoping with Chemotherapy” by Nancy Bruning. (Revised 1993)
ºChicken Soup for the Surviving Soul” by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Patty Aubrey & Nancy Mitchell. (2004)
ºThe Power of Silence” by Carlos Castaneda. (1987)
ºThe Active Side of Infinity” by Carlos Castaneda. (1999)
ºQuantum Healing: Exploring the Frontiers of Mind/Body Medicine” by Deepak Chopra, M.D.. (1989)
ºAgeless Body, Timeless Mind” by Deepak Chopra, M.D.. (1993)
ºBeyond Survival: Building on Hard Times” by Gerald Coffee. (1990)
ºAnatomy of an Illness as Perceived by the Patient” by Norman Cousins. (1979)
ºHead First: The Biology of Hope” by Norman Cousins. (1989)
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ºFit for Life” by Harvey and Marilyn Diamond. (1985)
 
 
ºFlorence Nightingale: Mystic, Visionary, Healer” by Barbara Dossey, R.N.. (2000)
ºHealing Words: The Power of Prayer and the Practice of Medicine” by Larry Dossey, M.D.. (1995)
ºPrayer is Good Medicine: How to Reap the Healing Benefits of Prayer” by Larry Dossey, M.D.. (1996)
ºReinventing Medicine” by Larry Dossey, M.D.. (1999)
ºClosing the Gap” by Todd Duncan. (2000)
ºPower of Intention” by Wayne Dyer (2005)
ºChange Your Thoughts, Change Your Life: Living the Wisdom of the Tao” by Wayne Dyer (2009)
ºTying Rocks to Clouds” by William Elliott. (1995)
ºMan’s Search for Meaning” by Dr. Victor Frankl & Harold S. Kushner. (1946)yogaherbs
 
 
ºThe Yoga of Herbs” by David Frawley and Vasant Dattatray Lad. (1986)
 
 
ºThe Journey Through Cancer: Healing and Transforming the Whole Person” by Jeremy Geffen. (2000)
ºThe C Card and Me: How I Beat Stage IV Cancer (to a Pulp),” by Ali Gilmore. (2012)
ºThe C Card and Me 2: How I Beat Stage IV Cancer (Again and Again)” by Ali Gilmore. (2015)
ºThe Eye of the I: From Which Nothing is Hidden” by David R. Hawkins, M.D., Ph.D.. (2001)
ºYou Can Heal Your Life” by Louise L. Hay. (1984)
ºLove is Letting Go of Fear” by Gerald G. Jampolsky, M.D.. (1979)
ºLove Is The Answer: Creating Positive Relationships” by Gerald G. Jampolsky, M.D. and Diane Cirincione. (1991)
ºWherever You Go There You Are” by Jon Kabat-Zinn. (1994)
ºThe Healing Companion” by Jeff Kane, M.D.. (2001)The_Art_of_Happiness
 
 
ºThe Art of Happiness” by His Holiness The Dalai Lama XIV & Howard C. Cutler. (1998)
 
 
ºChoices in Healing: Integrating the Best of Conventional and Complimentary Approaches to Cancer” by Michael Lerner. (1996)
ºCancer as a Turning Point: A Handbook for People with Cancer, Their Families and Health Professionals” by Lawrence LeShan. (1989)
ºThe Healer Within: The New Medicine of Mind and Body” by Steven Locke, M.D. and Douglas Colligan. (1987)
ºNational Geographic Guide to Medicinal Herbs: The Worlds Most Effective Healing Plants” by Tieraona Low Dog M.D. & Rebecca L. Johnson. (2012)
ºThe Invitation” by Oriah Mountain Dreamer. (1999)
ºHealing and The Mind” by Bill Moyers. (1993)
ºSabbath: Finding Rest, Renewal, and Delight in Our Busy Lives” by Wayne Muller. (1999)
ºAnatomy of the Spirit: The Seven Stages of Power and Healing” by Caroline Myss, Ph.D.. (1997)
ºMiracles: The Extraordinary, the Impossible and the Divine” by Carol Neiman. (1995)
ºHow to Know God: The Yoga Aphorisms of Patanjali” by Patanjali. (1953)
ºWe the Victors: Inspiring Stories of People who Conquered Cancer and How They Did It” by C.B. Pepper. (1984)
ºMolecules of Emotion: The Science Behind Mind-Body Medicine” by Candace B. Pert, Ph.D. (1997)
ºKitchen Table Wisdom: Stories that Heal” by Rachel Naomi Remen, M.D.. (1996)
ºThe Tibetan Book of Living and Dying” by Sogyal Rinpoche. (1992)
ºUnlimited Power: The Science of Personal Achievement” by Anthony Robbins. (1986)4agreements
 
 
ºThe Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom” by Don Miguel Ruiz, M.D.. (1997)
 
 
ºThe Schwarzbein Principle: The Truth About Losing Weight, Being Healthy and Feeling Younger” by Diana Schwarzbein, M.D. & Nancy Deville. (1997)
ºMother Teresa: Beyond the Image” by Anne Sebba. (1982)
ºSacred Healing: The Curing Power of Energy and Spirituality” by C. Norman Shealy, M.D., Ph.D.. (1999)
ºLove, Medicine and Miracles” by Bernie S. Siegel, M.D.. (1986)
ºHow to Live Between Office Visits: A Guide to Life, Love and Health” by Bernie S. Siegel, M.D.. (1993)
ºThe Silva Mind Control Method” by Jose Silva & Philip Miele. (1977)
ºReturn to Wholeness: Embracing Body, Mind and Spirit in the Face of Cancer” by David Simon, M.D.. (1998)
ºGetting Well Again” by O. Carl Simonton, M.D.. (1978/2009)lessons
 
 
ºThe Lessons of St. Francis” by John Michael Talbot & Steve Rabey. (1997)
 
 
ºIn the Heart of the World: Thoughts, Stories and Prayers” by Mother Teresa. (1997)
ºEverything Starts from Prayer: Mother Teresa’s Meditations on Spiritual Life for People of all Faiths” by Mother Teresa. (1998)
ºThe Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment” by Eckhart Tolle. (1999)
ºPracticing the Power of Now: Essential Teachings, Meditations and Exercises From the Power of Now” by Eckhart Tolle. (1999)
ºSpontaneous Healing: How to Discover and Enhance Your Body’s Natural Ability to Maintain and Heal Itself” by Andrew Weil, M.D.. (1995)
ºHealing Lessons” by Sidney J. Winawer, M.D. & Nick Taylor. (1998)
ºHerbal Medicine, Healing & Cancer: A Comprehensive Program for Prevention and Treatment” by Donald R. Yance C.N., M.H., A.H.G. and Arlene Valentine. (1999)