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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Lisa N. Alschuler  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: N/A


-- Website -- http://www.drlise.net/
-- Lisa N. Alschuler on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=lisa+n.+alschuler


Illinois Connection

Alschuler lived in Chicago and was the director of naturopathic medicine at Miwdestern Regional Medical Center in Zion, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Lise Alschuler, is a naturopathic doctor with board certification in naturopathic oncology and has been a practicing since 1994. She graduated from Brown University with an undergraduate degree in Medical Anthropology and received a doctoral degree in naturopathic medicine from Bastyr University. Dr. Alschuler is past-President of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians and a founding board member of the Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians. She currently serves as a Director on the Naturopathic Post-Graduation Association. Dr. Alschuler works as an independent consultant in the area of practitioner and consumer health education. She also oversees the Quality Program for Emerson Ecologics, one of the largest nutritional supplement distributors in the U.S. Previously, she was the department head of naturopathic medicine at Midwestern Regional Medical Center – Cancer Treatment Centers of America. She was also the clinic medical director and botanical medicine chair at Bastyr, as well she was on the faculty of Southwest College.Dr. Alschuler co-created www.FiveToThrivePlan.com, and co-hosts a radio show, ''Five To Thrive Live!'' on www.w4CS.com about living healthier lives in the face of cancer. She currently practices with Naturopathic Specialists in Arizona, and calls Tucson, Arizona and Chicago home.


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Alternative medicine magazine's definitive guide to cancer :
ISBN: 1587612801. OCLC Number: 191846359

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"The extensively revised second edition of Alternative Medicine Magazine's comprehensive guide to cancer prevention, treatment, and healing"--Provided by publisher.

Five to thrive :
ISBN: 1935297406. OCLC Number: 763156165

Active Interest Media, Inc.,. .

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The definitive guide to cancer :
ISBN: 1587613581. OCLC Number: 430839068

Celestial Arts,. .

From the Publisher: A comprehensive cancer guide offering an integrative approach that embraces both alternative and conventional therapies for prevention, treatment, and healing for the millions of cancer patients in the United States, their families, and their caregivers. The first layperson's guide to using vitamins, minerals, and herbs to support traditional cancer therapy, the Definitive Guide to Cancer helps patients and their caregivers understand the causes, symptoms, and diagnosis of cancer and how to offset the side effects of conventional medicine. With clear and empowering advice, the authors provide conventional cancer treatment plans and in-depth recommendations in regard to diet, lifestyle, and nutritional supplements for 21 specific cancers. The inclusive approach of this authoritative reference addresses both conventional and alternative therapies; updates throughout include revised cancer findings and statistics, expert interviews, and real-life stories from practitioners, patients, and caregivers. In addition to offering a wealth of scientific data, this guide also counsels patients to achieve deep healing through a mind-body spirit approach.

The definitive guide to thriving after cancer :
ISBN: 160774564X. OCLC Number: 841187584

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"A companion toThe Definitive Guide to Cancer, this practical and fully revised guide (formerly titled Five to Thrive) outlines a five-step plan integrating both conventional and alternative therapies for cancer survivors. There are more than 13 million cancer survivors in the United States who, although they have finished treatment, often live in fear of recurrence. The Definitive Guide to Thriving After Cancercombats that fear by teaching readers not just how to survive, but how to thrive after cancer. The authors' integrative health plan, Five to Thrive, combines both natural and conventional healing methods to support and enhance five critical pathways to better health: immune, inflammation, insulin resistance, hormones, and digestion/detoxification. While other health plans may focus on one or two of these functions, this book is the only program that emphasizes a comprehensive approach needed for optimal health and recurrence prevention"--