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05 Jan
A survivor of metastasized breast cancer tells her success story, 12 years after her diagnosis, thanks, she says, to excellent care, chemo, radiation therapy, bone marrow transplantation and guided imagery..
Belleruth,

I''ve listened to your tapes since 1991 when I first got breast cancer. I love your tapes, still listen to them, and share them with anyone open to listening to them. I wish you’d come to Bakersfield , CA and speak. We have a great cancer center here (Comprehensive Blood and Cancer Center).

Just for your information, I am a success story. In a nutshell, my breast cancer spread to all of the vertebra in my back. I was given 11 months to live. I went to the Simonton Cancer Center for a week and learned about your tapes through them. After three months of chemo and radiation combined with large doses prayer and guided imagery, half the cancer on my vertebra was gone. The doctors were amazed. Then I had a stem cell transplant shortly after, and I have been cancer free ever since. Your tapes were part of what helped me to survive. Thank you.

Bonnie M.
Belleruth Naparstek

Psychotherapist, author and guided imagery pioneer Belleruth Naparstek is the creator of the popular Health Journeys guided imagery audio series. Her latest book on imagery and posttraumatic stress, Invisible Heroes: Survivors of Trauma and How They Heal (Bantam Dell), won the Spirituality & Health Top 50 Books Award