Boobs Aren't Worth Dying For - Integrative Health and Breast Cancer Recovery


Anyone who has been through breast cancer and breast cancer treatment knows it’s not over the day you ring the chemo bell. All too often there are ongoing health deficits and problems that go on for months or even years after oncology treatment. As more and more women and men are living with breast cancer as a chronic disease there is a need for integrative care that combines the best of conventional medical treatment and natural and complementary medicine that address not only oncology treatment but healing and reclaiming health after chemo, surgery and radiation. As a Functional Medicine Practitioner, Advance Practice RN and breast cancer survivor Deborah Beaumont will bring you information from a evidence based functional medicine/integrative health perspective. We look at comprehensive, integrative modalities such as mind-body medicine, therapeutic nutrition, natural medicines, CBD oil and lifestyle changes to support cancer recovery. The podcast dedicated to the real life issues and concerns of breast cancer and breast cancer treatment survivors.

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Boobs Aren't Worth Dying For - Integrative Health and Breast Cancer Recovery navigateright Episode

Interview with cancer coach Elyn Jacobs

Elyn Jacobs is a breast cancer survivor and holistic cancer strategist who helps people make better, healthier, less-toxic choices for their healing in the face of cancer.  She emphasizes the critical nature of addressing the root cause of cancer and not just its symptoms. Elyn is a leading voice in the field and as a cancer coach helps people develop and implement individualized treatment plans to help them achieve their best health during and after treatment.  Elyn’s speciality is understanding the role of estrogen in breast cancer and debunking common myths.   


Elyn is a Contributing Editor for The Truth About Cancer and was creator and host of the Survive and Live Well Radio Show on the Cancer Support Network. She is on the Medical Advisory Board for BeatCancer.Org and is on the Advisory Board to the Radical Remission Project. Elyn has been featured on CNN Money, Breast Cancer Wellness, Talk About Health, The Radical Remission Project, Breast Cancer Answers, and others, and has written for numerous organizations and publications. She was the former Executive Director of the Emerald Heart Cancer Foundation.


Topics in today’s episode:

  • The need for healthy estrogen even with a breast cancer diagnosis
  • Distinguishing between healthy estrogen and disease causing xenoestrogens
  • Common sources of toxic estrogen - environmental, food, cosmetic sources
  • The role of healthy phytoestrogens (food) such as flaxseed

Survive and live well


As Elyn has been known to say “If you don’t know your options you don’t have any”