“I start with looking at the diet and suggesting that their diet should be plant-based, greens and grains, that we should eliminate as much animal fat as possible…
–Donald Abrams, MD
Chief of Hematology/Oncology
San Francisco General Hospital
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Part B: A rabbi whose daughter died of cancer teaches martial arts to young patients, helping them find inner strength.
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