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The Yes to Life Show on UK Health Radio, aims to confront the questions we really need to ask about cancer. 

Robin talks to a fascinating mix of scientists, oncologists, practitioners and extraordinary survivors who have exceeded all expectations by thinking outside of 'the box'.  

Discussions on the merits of Integrative Medicine, a judicious combination of all potentially useful approaches focussing on the interests of the patient, feature prominently.

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Weekly Schedule (all GMT/BST)

Every Tuesday at  10.00 am, Wednesday at 2.00 pm, Thursday at 6.00 pm and Friday at 10.00 pm. Early birds at 6.00 am Monday. Night owls at 1.00 am Sunday.

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Jerome Burne - the battle for choice in cancer care

Tuesday 30th May at 10.00 am

The Battle for Choice in Cancer Care

An interview with health writer Jerone Burne

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Author and freelance health writer Jerome Burne takes a particular interest in the relative merits of drug and non-drug approaches. There have been several important events reported in the media in the field of cancer care recently, and in the show, Jerome looks at the important issues behind the tabloid headlines.

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Health Triangle Magazine

The latest ssue is out now and features Robin Daly and the Yes to Life radio programme  - Click here to read

The Yes to Life Show Intro Music

The great intro music to the Yes to Life Show is 'Black Nile' from the album The Red Guitar generously provided by guitarist and composer Clive Carroll. 

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Past Shows

Peter Starr - prostate apostate

Tuesday 23rd May at 10.00 am

Prostate apostate

An interview with Peter Starr

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Through his own experience, Peter Starr lost his confidence in the conventional approach to treating prostate cancer. And while he still believes that conventional methods have their place, he sees prostate cancer as fundamentally a lifestyle issue. As a meams to get his message out to a wider audience, Peter has made an extensive documentary film.

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Andrew Murray GP

Tuesday 16h May at 10.00 am

Lifestyle Medicine Man

An interview with GP Dr Andrew Murray

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Dr Murray is Scotland’s first Physical Activity Champion, promoting health through exercise and lifestyle. He’s also a formidable athlete with an astonishing record of athletic feats under his belt. And he’s a GP. In this inspiring interview, Dr Murray speaks about the issues involved in changing the UK healthcare culture from treatment of disease to promotion of health.

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Tiffany Carlsen - Medical Coaching

Tuesday 9th May at 10.00 am

Medical Coaching

An interview with Tiffany Carlsen and Beth Allnutt

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Tiffany Carlsen is an experienced personal coach who has recently undertaken additional training to become a Medical Coach, a new branch of coaching specifically intended for those who are facing health challenges or their carers.

Beth Allnutt is one of Tiffany's clients.

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Brian Greenley - From Me to You

Tuesday 2nd May at 10.00 am

From Me to You

An interview with Brian Greenley

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Brian Greenley’s remarkable experience receiving letters from acquantance Alison Hitchcock throughout treatment for cancer became the subject of the BBC Listening Project broadcast last Christmas Day. This in turn led Brian and Alison to set up From Me to You, an organisation encouraging and helping people to do the same.

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Cansurviving - Judith Edwards

Tuesday 25th April at 10.00 am

Cansurviving - a global support forum

An interview with Judith Edwards

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Cansurviving is an internet forum specifically for people with cancer who want to look ‘outside the box’ and is an opportunity to read and share experience and expertise freely with others around the world. It was set up by Judith Edwards, a psychotherapist who has had cancer herself.

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Rob Verkerk - the 1939 Cancer Act

Tuesday 18th April at 10.00 am

The 1939 Cancer Act and its implications

An interview with Dr Robert Verkerk

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This old and contentious piece of legislation has been working away in the background, out of the public eye, but nonetheless having a significant impact on the community of people looking to support people with cancer. In the show this week, Dr Robert Verkerk, Founder and Scientific Director of the Alliance for Natural Health, and an expert on food and medicine law, tells us in detail about the Cancer Act and its implications for health providers, suppliers and the public.

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Macmillan: Cancer doesn’t always stop when treatment ends

Tuesday 11th April at 10.00 am

Cancer doesn’t always stop when treatment ends

An interview with Kate Rawlings and Mandy Barter

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The ‘cliff edge’ that very many people experience at the end of conventional treatment for cancer is at last starting to be addressed. Macmillan has devised a new scheme called Living With and Beyond Cancer that aims to help people back to independent wellbeing through a variety of resources, including lifestyle programmes and complementary therapies.

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Dr Rupy Aujla

Tuesday 4th April at 10.00 am

Nutritional science for GPs? 

An interview with Dr Rupy Aujla

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Dr Aujla is a GP who has firsthand experience of the power of lifestyle medicine in combatting chronic illness. Such is his enthusiasm for good nutrition as the basis of public health, that he has established The Doctor’s Kitchen, broadcasting through Youtube, is the resident doctor for BBC Radio and is pioneering 'Culinary Medicine' in the UK. Rupy plans to start the UK's first nutrition and cooking course for medical practitioners accredited by the Royal College of GP's.

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Wendi Saggese

Tuesday 28th March at 10.00 am

Finding lasting happiness

An interview with Wendi Saggese

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Despite having a late stage cancer, Wendi Saggese has never been happier in her life. After decades of depression and desperately searching for answers, Wendi finally found some that have completely changed the way she sees herself and life, despite her health condition.

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Dr Ailsa White

Tuesday 21st March at 10.00 am

A new generation of oncologists?

Dr Ailsa White talks about oncology in the UK and the need for Integrative Medicine

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Dr Ailsa White is an oncologist who is currently taking time off to have children, but who, through her own experience of the power of nutrition and exercise, is convinced of the need to move towards an integrative approach in our NHS oncology wards

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Charlotte Crowl

Tuesday 14h March at 10.00 am

Pure Helps to Cure

An interview with Charlotte Crowl

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Charlotte Crowl was just 17 when she was diagnosed with cancer, but this was to prove less of a challenge than the devastating side-effects of the treatment she underwent. Her determination to escape the limitations she faced eventually found expression in her organisation Pure Helps to Cure, raising awareness, amongst other things, of the need to avoid toxins whenever possible.

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Travis Christofferspn

Tuesday 7th March at 10.00 am

Tripping Over the Truth

An interview with Travis Christofferson

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Travis Christofferson, author of Tripping Over the Truth, has become a key voice in the drive to re-establish the credibility of the metabolic theory of cancer and the approaches to treatment that it points towards. In the show, Travis explores the conflicting views of what cancer is, and introduces the new, expanded edition of his book.

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Chris Wark on the Yes to Life Show

Tuesday 28th February at 10.00 am

Square One

Cancer campaigner Chris Wark talks about his new Square One programme

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Chris Wark, well-known for his Chris Beat Cancer Youtube channel, has developed a new 10-part programme aimed at getting people quickly up to speed with changing every aspect of their life to a healing direction.

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Peter Flander

Tuesday 121st February at 10.00 am

Integrative Oncology in Finland

An interview with Peter Flander of the Petra Trust

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Peter Flander is the Founder and Chairman of the Petra Foundation in Finland, a not-for-profit organisation helping people with cancer with information on integrative approaches. Peter set up the foundation following his efforts to save his daughter’s life when she was diagnosed with a very rare cancer in her late twenties.

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Susan Apollon

Tuesday 14th February at 10.00 am

An Inside Job

An interview with Susan Apollon

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Susan Apollon talks about her life's work as a psycho-oncologist and in particular about her new book 'An Inside Job'. Susan is passionate about the inclusion of psychological, emotional and spiritual support in cancer care.

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Kirsten Chick

Tuesday 7th February at 10.00 am

The gut microbiome and its foundational place in our health

An interview with Kirsten Chick

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The gut microbiome has become a hotly discussed health topic in recent years, as more and more is discovered about its relationship to an increasing number of aspects of our health. Kirsten Chick is a highly experienced nutritionist who has provided support to many people with cancer, and who, for a range of reasons, places great importance on gut health.

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Sophie Sabbage

Tuesday 31st January at 10.00 am

The Cancer Whisperer

An interview with Sophie Sabbage

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Sophie Sabbage turned a terminal cancer diagnosis into a springboard to propel herself into living her life to the full, as her most authentic self. This resulted in her first book, The Cancer Whisperer, which went on to become a best-seller, and in Sophie becoming an inspirational and sought after speaker, broadcaster and writer. The Cancer Whisper is about to be launched in paperback in the UK, and has just appeared for the first time in the US.

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Tuesday 24th January at 10.00 am GMT

Charging down the wrong path - Excerpts from the Yes to Life Annual Conference

Featuring Paul Davies, Travis Christofferson, Rob Verkerk, Ndaba Mazibuko, Patricia Daly & Jane Mclelland

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Yes to Life’s Annual Conference was a groundbreaking investigation into the nature of cancer and the very different directions research and treatment can follow, depending on our understanding.

A stellar line-up of speakers built up a comprehensive picture of both the prevailing gene-based view and the re-emerging metabolic theory, and went on to look at metabolic treatment in clinical settings and from personal experience. All the complete talks are available to buy as video downloads, individually or as a complete set, from thecancerrevolution.co.uk.

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Tuesday 17th December at 10.00 am

Off-label drugs for cancer

An interview with Jane McLelland

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Jane is rightly labelled an ‘extraordinary survivor’ of cancer - 17 years since a stage IV diagnosis. And she achieved it through a pioneering combination of natural approaches and ‘off-label’ use of various drugs, all of which, and more, she talks about in this week's show. The talk she gave last November at Yes to Life’s Annual Conference, and which she received a standing ovation for, will shortly be available as a video download - along with all the other talks from the event - from thecancerrevolution.co.uk.

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Tuesday 10th January at 10.00 am

Nutritional support alongside conventional medicine

An interview with Lorna Rhodes

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Lorna Rhodes had just completed her nutritional training when she was 'thrown in the deep end' by a diagnosis of breast cancer. Once she had regained her health, she went on to get additional training in cancer support, and now makes use of her own experience in helping others with cancer.

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Tuesday 3rd January at 10.00 am

Training a new generation of practitioners in cancer support

An interview with Dr Xandria Williams

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Xandria is a highly qualified and experienced biochemist and naturopath who for more than a decade has specialised in supporting people with cancer. In 2016, she began to turn her attention to the training of practitioners, and now she plans an extensive course for qualified naturopaths and nutritionists for 2017.

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Tuesday 27th December at 10.00 am

Inspiring young people to face challenge

An interview with Michelle Robinson

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Michelle Griffiths-Robinson is a former international athlete who represented Great Britain at the 1996 Olympic Games. She made history in 1994, by becoming the first ever woman in the Commonwealth to triple jump over 14m. Since retiring from athletics, she has focussed on being a source of inspiration to others, particularly young people, and works as a Life Coach, Personal Trainer, Motivational Speaker and Mentor.

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Tuesday 20th December at 10.00 am

Alcohol and cancer

An interview with Rachel Clark and Colin Shevills

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Everyone knows that alcohol is a driver of poor health and accidents, but the connection between alcohol and cancer is less well appreciated. Rachel Clark, Health Promotion Manager at the World Cancer Research Fund, and Colin Shevills, Director of Balance Northeast, spell out the picture as it is understood today.

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Tuesday 13th December at 10.00 am

Herbal medicines on UK cancer wards? A first step.

An interview with Kate Scott, Medical Herbalist

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Kate Scott is a Medical Herbalist who recently gave a very well received talk to a hospital oncology team. They were extremely surprised at her level of training and medical knowledge, and were interested to pursue the evidence for the herbal remedy applications that were relevant to their work. In the show we hear more about this event and avout the many ways in which herbal medicine can support people with cancer.

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Tuesday 6th December at 10.00 am

Looking outside the box - why consider going to Europe for integrative cancer treament?

An interview with Patricia Peat of Cancer Options

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Patricia Peat is the UK’s leading expert in integrative approaches to cancer and for 15 years, her consultancy Cancer Options has been supporting people in finding a treatment programme that’s right for them. In many instances, this has meant travelling to the continent. Patricia makes it her business to know what’s on offer at the many specialist integrative clinics, what patients think about them, and she has visited many of them personally.

In this week’s show, we go into the pluses and minuses of travelling abroad for treatment to gain some clarity on who stands to benefit from looking ‘outside the box’ of UK healthcare. 

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Tuesday 29th November at 10.00 am

Coaching or mentoring through cancer 

An interview with Kenny Mammarella D’Cruz and Lee Michael Walton

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Kenny Mammarella D’Cruz has supported many people through cancer - through the shock of diagnosis, the many difficult choices along the way, and the often extremely challenging task of building a new life after treatment, without the certainties that supported them until diagnosis. 

Kenny has supported Lee, who comes on this week’s show to tell us of a Christmas fundraiser he’s running.

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Tuesday 22nd November at 10.00 am

Mesothelioma - a growing UK public health crisis

An interview with Liz Darlison & Karen Lord

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Mesothelioma is a UK public health crisis. Asbestos-related cancer is on the rise and its effect is devastating. Due to the 30-odd year lapse between exposure and diagnosis, we are now paying heavily for the careless use of asbestos in our homes, schools, hospitals and workplaces  up until it was banned in the 1980s. 

Liz Darlison is a Clinical Nurse Specialist, and is Director of Services at Mesothelioma UK. Karen Lord has recently been appointed as a Mesothelioma Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) at Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, a post funded by Mesothelioma UK. 

In this week’s show, I find out more about the disease, about what the NHS have on offer to those diagnosed and about Mesothelioma UK’s work to provide support.

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Tuesday 11th November at 10.00 am

Yoga for mind, spirit and body

An interview with Neil Patel and Malcolm Medley

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Neil Patel is a very experienced yoga instructor who has supported many people with a cancer diagnosis. He is passionate about the power of yoga to positively affect the whole person, at every level. Much of this passion derives from his own remarkable cancer story.

Malcolm Medley is also a yoga instructor. He made an informed decision to take a completely unorthodox approach to the prostate cancer diagnosis he received some five years ago. Malcolm shares how yoga played a key role in his programme for recovery.

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Tuesday 8th November at 10.00 am

Why everyone with cancer should seriously consider an exercise programme

An interview with Lizzy Davis

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With a background in oncology nursing, Lizzy Davis trained as a specialist in movement and exercise for cancer. She is passionate about bringing the many, now well-stablished benefits of a safe and carefully structured exercise programme to as many people with cancer as possible.

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Tuesday 1st November at 10.00 am

The Ketogenic Diet

An interview with Patricia Daly

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Nutritionist and author Patricia Daly specialises in the ketogenic diet, has written extensively on the subject, and has supported many people with cancer in using the diet as part of an overall strategy for recovery from cancer

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Tuesday 25th October at 10.00 am

Victoria's Promise

Alex Eastman shares his passion for the work of the charity that he and his family set up 2 years ago

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Victoria's Promise was inspired by Victoria Van der Westhuizen, a talented young woman who experienced firsthand the yawning gaps in support and care when going through treatment for cancer, and wanted to improve the experience of other young women like herself. Sadly she died, but her family have 'picked up the baton' with a passion and are already making a difference for many others. Victoria's brother, Alex, speaks about Victoria and the expanding work of the charity.

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Tuesday 18th October at 10.00 am

Reflexology as a support during cancer treatment

An interview with Reflexologist Tracey Smith and Jo Langton who is receiving cancer treatment

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Tracey Smith is a highly experienced Reflexologist with almost 20 years' experience working with a broad range of health issues, including cancer. She is also a scientist, and prior to moving into Complementary Medicine, she had a similar length of experience in organisations such as the Imperial Cancer Research Fund.

In addition to the expert view from Tracey, Jo Langton contributes the patient experience to the show, telling us the ways in which Reflexology is helping her through treatment.

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Tuesday 11th October at 10.00 am

Camexpo Keynote Lecture

given by Prof Robert Thomas & Liz Butler

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Prof Thomas is the UK's leading proponent amongst oncologists of lifestyle medicine for cancer, and has devised and run many excellent trials of lifestyle interventions.

Liz Butler is a highly experience nutritionist who speaks about the mental, emotional and spritual challenges of cancer.

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Tuesday 4th October at 10.00 am

The Cancer Conflict

An interview with Tom Meadmore

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Tom Meadmore is a talented Australian documentary maker who has taken on the challenge of portraying the many facets of the passionately-argued views on cancer care in the UK, both for and against orthodox, complementary and alternative approaches. The result looks set to be a very hard-hitting and gut-wrenching investigation.

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Tuesday 27th September at 10.00 am

Nucleotides - an important support for people with cancer?

An interview with Peter Köppel, Rachel Hoyle and Rob Verkerk

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Nucleotides have not really gained the attention of the general public yet, but they are a basic building block of life, essential for building DNA. They are beginning to attract the attention of the sports sector, but in this week's Yes to Life Show, I explore their potential as a support to people with cancer. My guests are experts Dr Peter Köppel and Rachel Hoyle with additional material from Rob Verkerk, Scientific Director of the Alliance for Natural Health

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Tuesday 20th September at 10.00 am

Patient experience is as important as clinical outcome

An interview with Tom Cottam of Macmillan Cancer Care

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Macmillan is running a campaign to establish Patient Experience as a measurable target, on a par with Clinical Outcome. Too often patients report major shortcomings in the way they are talked to and related to within NHS care, shortcomings that can result in long-term physical or emotional suffering. This campaign seeks to elevate the status of Patient Experience, to the point where NHS staff recognise it as every bit as important as the clinical results that are currently the main focus of effort and attention.

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Tuesday 13th September at 10.00 am

Hypnotherapy as Complementary Cancer Support

An interview with Monika Sleszynska

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Monika Sleszynska is an experienced General Hypnotherapy Practitioner and is also trained in Advanced Structural Hypnotherapy and Quantum Healing Hypnosis Therapy. In the show she tells in some detail the ways in which hypnotherapy can be a resource for cancer patients, cancer practitioners and cancer carers.

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Tuesday 6th September at 10.00 am

German Developments in Hyperthermia

An interview with Dr Sahinbas & Prof Wehner

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Dr Sahinbas and Prof Wehner are respectively Vice President and President of the German Society for Hyperthermia. In the show we take a fairly detailed look at current hyperthermia practice and the many benefits it is now seen to have in supporting a wide range of other treatments. Prof Wehner explains the latest developments in extre temperature whole-body hyperthermia.

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Tuesday 30th August at 10.00 am

Vitamin C and Cancer

An interview with Dr Thomas Levy

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Dr Thomas Levy is an expert, author and advocate for the use of vitamin C in cancer. In this week's Yes to Life Show on UK Health radio, I talk to him in Denver, Colorado, and take a detailed look at the case for vitamin C as part of an integrative medicine approach to treating cancer.

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Tuesday 23rd August at 10.00 am

Puyssentut - a Healing Retreat Centre

An interview with Angela Wood

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Puyssentut is a beautiful retreat centre in the South of France, dedicated to supporting people with cancer by providing a safe, tranquil space, supportive therapies and superb nutrition. Angela Wood runs the centre, and in this week's Yes to Life Show, she tells us what's on offer there, and why.

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Tuesday 18th August at 10.00 am

18 years as brain tumour survivor

An interview with Integrative Cancer Coach Jeannine Walston

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Jeannine Walston is a brain tumour survivor. But she's also an Integrative Cancer Coach, supporting people in building their own programmes of care, and a campaigner for IM. She has an extraordinary tale to tell of her own experiences, but also some profound insights on life and living to share, that apply to us all, whether or not we have cancer.

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Tuesday 9th August at 10.00 am

Medicinal Mushrooms

Catalina Fernández de Ana Portela and Romina Melwani tell us about the amazing potential of mushrooms to help those with cancer

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Medicinal mushrooms have a long and fascinating history of supporting good health, notably in cancer, and have now amassed an impressive base of evidence for mutiple modes of action. Catalina Fernández de Ana Portela and Romina Melwani are both mycologists with a passion for bringing the many benefits of mycotherapy to a wider group of cancer patients.

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Tuesday 2nd August 2016 at 10.00 am

Integrative cancer care in Istanbul

Dr Slocum outlines the integrative care available at the Chemothermia Clinic

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The Chemothermia Clinic is a unique outpost of Integrative Medicine for cancer in Turkey, but one that offers a carefully structured programme of care and that is achieving some remarkable results.

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Tuesday 26th July at 10.00 am

Advanced methods of tumour destruction

Prof Thomas Vogl describes the many sophisticated approaches he uses at his clinic in Frankfurt to destroy individual tumours that often enable him to treat patients considered untreatable in the UK

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Professor Vogl has pushed the boundaries of what is possible when it comes to treating tumours, particularly secondary tumours in situations such as the liver and lungs. He uses an impressive array of techniques, many of which are only now beginning to be used, or are still not available in the UK.

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Tuesday 19th July at 10.00 am

Dying for a Cure

John Piears talks about his hard-hitting campaign to change the way that cancer research is funded

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John Piears was so shocked by what he found when he started to look at the facts and figures underlying cancer research that he felt compelled to try to do something about it. He set up the capaign Dying for a Cure and has been working tirelessly and passionately to raise awareness of the price we are paying in human suffering within the current system.

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Tuesday 5th July at 10.00 am

A story of health lost and health regained - Part 2

Nanette McLeod-Johnson concludes her extraordinary personal story - followed by a discussion with Robert Verkerk

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Nanette concludes her story of the gradual and complete loss of her health and wellbeing and of the extraordinary turnaround that enabled her to find her way back to good health, over a surprisingly short period. The second half of the show is given over to a discussion with Robert Verkerk, Founder and Scientific Director of the Alliance for Natural Health, of some of the issues raised by Nanette's story.

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Tuesday 5th July at 10.00 am

A story of health lost and health regained

Nanette McLeod-Johnson tells her extraordinary personal story

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Nanette tells the story of the gradual and complete loss of her health and wellbeing and of the extraordinary turnaround that enabled her to find her way back to good health, over a surprisingly short period.

Tuesday 28th June at 10.00 am

Cancer as a metabolic disease

An interview with Dr Francisco Contreras

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Dr Francisco Contreras, Medical Director of the Oasis of Hope Hospital in Mexico, is my guest this week on the Yes to Life Show. The Oasis has been helping cancer patients for more than half a century, predominantly with techniques that target cancer metabolism. Within the prevailing climate that has favoured genetic theory for most of that time, the metabolic approach has been controversial. But that is beginning to change now, as metabolic theory is finding fresh support amongst a new generation of researchers and practitioners. In the show, I discuss the two views of cancer and what each can bring to integrative practice.

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Tuesday 14th June at 10.00 am

The Street-Wise Patient's Guide to Surviving Cancer

Prof Karol Sikora talks about his new book

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Prof Karol Sikora, leading oncologist and former Chief of the World Health Organisation’s Cancer Programme, has been an outspoken campaigner for improved cancer services for decades. He has a great respect for the role of complementary medicine in cancer recovery and has initiated the integration of CAM into the hospital setting.

His new book The Street-Wise Patient's Guide to Surviving Cancer is out this week and in the show he shares the thinking behind it.

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Tuesday 7th June at 10.00 am

The Journey

An interview with Brandon Bays

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Brandon Bays is known internationally for her programme to resolve and unlock past trauma to enable healing and peace of mind. She developed The Journey in response to her own remarkable experience with cancer.

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Tuesday 31st May at 10.00 am

Our 1st Birthday Show!

It's been a year since the first Yes to Life Show, and to celebrate, we're revisiting a few of the guests from the last year to catch up on developments

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Another chance to hear from Sophie Sabbage, Patricia Peat, Rob Verkerk, Chris Taylor, Jerome Burne, Patricia Daly and Prof Krishna

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Tuesday 24th May at 10.00 am

A GP's view of the NHS

An interview with Dr Seth Rankin

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Dr Seth Rankin is an NHS GP who is also involved in a chain of quick acess clinics in London for minor ailments. In the show, among other topics he shares his views on the current state of the NHS.

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Tuesday 17th May at 10.00 am

Wheatgrass as part of an integrative programme of care

An interview with Dr Britt Cordi

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Britt Cordi is a scientist with a great interest in wheatgrass who has established a business growing and supplying it.

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Tuesday 10th May at 10.00 am

Cancer is a loss of connection

An interview with Liz Butler

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Liz Butler is a highly experienced nutritionist who works to support people with cancer. Over the years, she has given much thought to the 'why' and 'what' of cancer, and in this interview, she expands on a short piece she has written on the subject.

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Tuesday 3rd May at 10.00 am

The Cancer Revolution

Juicing for cancer - Jason Vale

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The last of the series of shows featuring contributors to The Cancer Revolution  is about juicing. Jason Vale, aka the Juicemaster, who contributed 'Juicing for Cancer' to the new book, gives us the benefit of his many years helping himself and others through juicing.

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Tuesday 26th April at 10.00 am

The Cancer Revolution

An interview with Lizzy Davis and Dr Henry Mannings

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Another programme of interviews with contributors to the new book The Cancer Revolution. Lizzy Davis is an ex-oncology nurse who specialises in supporting those with cancer in developing their own exercise programmes. Dr Henry Mannings is an oncologist who set up the charity Star Throwers to extend the care on offer to those with cancer.

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Tuesday 19th April at 10.00 am

The Cancer Revolution: Diet as the Foundation of Good Health

An interview with Daphne Lambert

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Daphne Lambert is one of the many generous contributors to The Cancer Revolution, the new book due to be published this week, on the 21st April. Daphne is a gardener, chef, nutritionist and author and brings a lifetime of experience to bear on this important chapter.

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Tuesday 12th April at 10.00 am

The science behind Integrative Medicine, the dangers of glucose and testing - vital pointers to success

Talks with Dr Xandria Williams and Robert H Jacobs

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Dr Xandra Williams, and Bob Jacobs are both highly experienced and skilled practitioners who have contributed to the forthcoming book The Cancer Revolution (thecancerrevolution.co.uk). In these interviews, Xandria discusses the two subjects she writes on for the book - the science underpinning Integrative Medicine techniques, and the dangers of glucose to those with cancer. Bob's contribution is on the role of testing and the range of sophisticated tests that have evolved in recent years to more accurately track progress and even predict useful approaches.

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Tuesday 5th April at 10.00 am

The Cancer Revolution - Nutrition

We hear from two more contributors to the forthcoming book: Lynda Brown & Patricia Daly

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This Yes to Life Show is another in the series about the forthcoming book, The Cancer Revolution. The subject of the show is food and diet and in the show I talk to Lynda Brown, respected food writer, and Patricia Daly, expert on, and user of, the ketogenic diet.

Tuesday 10.00 am or Listen on Demand 

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Tuesday 29th March at 10.00 am or Listen on Demand

The Cancer Revolution: the fourth in a series of shows about the forthcoming book

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Dr Rau of the Paracelsus Klinik in Switzerland and Dr Contreras of the Oasis of Hope Hospital in Mexico, two of the many contributors to The Cancer Revolution, talk about ways we can remove toxins from our bodies.

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Tuesday 20th March at 10.00 am

The Cancer Revolution: the third in a series of shows about the upcoming book

Janey Lee Grace and Dr Robert Verkerk talk about toxins in our homes and our wider environment

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This week's Yes to Life Show is the third in a series about the upcoming book, The Cancer Revolution. The subject of the show is the 'detox' section of the book. I talk to two of the book's contributors with very different perspectives on the same subject: Janey Lee Grace, broadcaster and writer talks about the hazards in our homes, and Dr Robert Verkerk, scientist and founder of the Alliance for Natural Health looks at toxins in our wider environment.

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Tuesday 15th March at 10.00 am

The Cancer Revolution: the second in a series of shows about the upcoming book

Mind-body medicine: an interview with Dr Rosy Daniel and Patrizia Sergeant

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Two of the contributors to The Cancer Revolution, Dr Rosy Daniel and Patrizia Sergeant, talk about their work in the field of mind-body medicine. Rosy is the UK's foremost practitioner in this field, with an enormous wealth of experience establishing and running the services at the Bristol Cancer Help Centre (now Penny Brohn Cancer Care), and subsequently as an integrative doctor and creator of the Cancer Lifeline Kit and the Health Creation Mentor Programme. Patrizia supports people with cancer using a process developed by Brandon Bays called The Journey.

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Tuesday 8th March at 10.00 am

The Cancer Revolution

An interview with Patricia Peat about the forthcoming book

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Patricia Peat of Cancer Options is the UK's leading expert on Integrative Oncology. In this show we discuss the forthcoming book The Cancer Revolution, written by Patricia Peat supported by 37 international experts, and to be sold entirely in aid of Yes to Life.

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Tuesday 1st Marchr at 10.00 am

A clear perspective on Integrative Oncology

An interview with Dr Rajendra Sharma

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Dr Sharma practises in the West Country and in London and has long experience of supporting people with cancer.

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Tuesday 23rd February at 10.00 am

Herbs against cancer

An interview with Dr Chris Etheridge

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Dr Chris Etheridge is a highly qualified and experienced practitioner of herbal medicine, who specialises in supporting people with cancer.

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Tuesday 16th February at 10.00 am

Why are the NHS sidelining Photodynamic Therapy?

Colin Hopper and Steve Wiseman

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Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) is a cheap, effective treatment for a range of cancers, with great potential for treating many other types. It has little in the way of side effects and is substantially cheaper than conventional approaches, yet has received little support in the UK.  In this show, we hear from Colin Hopper, one of the clinicians at the forefront of development of PDT, as well as Steve Wiseman from PDT Norfolk, a charity promoting the use of PDT.

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Tuesday 9th February at 10.00 am

Eat to outsmart cancer

Jenny Phillips and Jeraldine Curran cook up a storm!

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Jeraldine Curran and Jenny Phillips together form Inspired Nutrition and are a force to be reckoned with. Passionate about transforming people's lives and health through the power of wholesome and delicious food, they have a particular focus on supporting those with cancer.

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Tuesday 2nd February at 10.00 am

Counselling people with cancer

Jane Fior shares some of her wealth of experience in providing support

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Jane was a founder of the foremost cancer-counselling service in the UK which she helped to run for 20 years, until shortage of funding forced its closure.

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Tuesday 26th January at 10.00 am

Repurposed drugs and cancer vaccines

Prof Angus Dalgleish

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Prof Dalgleish is the UK's foremost expert on cancer vaccines. He has also had extensive clinical experience of Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN) with cancer which has led him to take initiatives to bring it to a far wider group of patients.

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Thursday 21st January at 9.00 am

Investigating Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT)

A visit to the Hertfordshire MS Therapy Centre

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MS centres across the UK have had Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy on offer for decades, but until recenty only to people with MS. Now many centres are actively encouraging people with cancer or other conditions to make use of their facilities. This is good for the centres in that it maximises use of their expensive equipment, but also provides a very affordable way for people with cancer to boost their oxygen levels.

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Thursday 14th January at 9.00 am

A new Integrative Medicine doctor in London

An interview with Dr Bernard Willis

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Dr Bernard Willis has long experience of supporting people with cancer with Integrative Medicine. After many years practicing abroad, he is now consulting in London.

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Thursday 7th January at 9.00 am

Ashya King's Prague doctor talks about Proton Beam Therapy

An interview with Dr Kubes of the Proton Beam Centre, Prague

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Dr Kubes of the Proton Beam Centre in Prague tells us about PBT and the service he offers, and Lloyd Bantleman, prostate cancer patient treated with PBT shares his experience of the treatment and the centre.

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