Drawing upon over three decades of experience, psychotherapist Lawrence LeShan has dedicated his career to aiding cancer patients on their challenging journeys. In this updated edition of his groundbreaking work, “Cancer As a Turning Point: A Handbook for People with Cancer, Their Families, and Health Professionals,” LeShan synthesizes his extensive research and insights into a transformative guide that empowers individuals facing cancer to reclaim control over their lives.

LeShan’s pioneering research has not only provided fresh perspectives but also ushered in innovative ways for individuals to fortify their fight against cancer. This revised edition incorporates his profound findings, emphasizing the profound interplay between psychological transformation and conventional medical treatment in the activation of the body’s compromised immune system for healing.

Central to the book’s essence is a transformative workbook brimming with practical exercises. These hands-on activities serve as a compass, guiding readers on a journey of introspection and self-discovery. By engaging with these exercises, individuals can assess their inner selves, unearth their sources of resilience, and harness the full potential of their immune systems. LeShan’s approach encourages readers to embrace more fulfilling, enriching lives as they navigate the complexities of cancer.

“Cancer As a Turning Point” is not solely a book but a comprehensive resource that extends its reach to cancer patients, their families, and healthcare professionals alike. It offers a holistic perspective, fostering a deeper understanding of the profound connection between mental and physical well-being. With its empowering message and practical tools, this handbook stands as a beacon of hope and guidance for anyone touched by the challenging landscape of cancer.