Overall rating and opinion of "Winning the War on Cancer" by Sylvie Beljanski

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Overall rating and opinion of "Winning the War on Cancer" by Sylvie Beljanski

Post by gali » 01 Jan 2019, 00:11

This is a discussion topic for the January 2019 Book of the Month, Winning the War on Cancer: The Epic Journey Towards a Natural Cure by Sylvie Beljanski. What is your overall opinion of the book? What do you like most about it? What do you like least? Will you recommend the book to other people? Why or why not?

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Post by FictionLover » 01 Jan 2019, 09:41

I'm only half way through, but so far I think it is a 4 star read. It is well written and the beginning is very compelling.

There is a lot of research and footnotes which I have tried to keep up with, but as I said, I have a way to go, so I will reserve my opinion on the scientific part.
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Post by Ruba Abu Ali » 01 Jan 2019, 10:09

This is a perfect score read. What makes it stand out is its evidence-based approach, and the well-researched information.

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Post by edith38 » 01 Jan 2019, 10:11

The story's origin is her father's experience and research. I like that the author's voice is calm and it sounds like she makes her arguments in a clear way. What makes me somewhat hesitant to look at it as solid research is the emphasis on conspiracy theories stressed in the blurb.

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Post by edith38 » 01 Jan 2019, 10:13

Ruba Abu Ali wrote: ↑
01 Jan 2019, 10:09
This is a perfect score read. What makes it stand out is its evidence-based approach, and the well-researched information.
Do you feel that the author has applied a scientific method to back up her claims?

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Post by Dammy han » 01 Jan 2019, 10:44

I love the way the author put her personal story in the book which gives it a unique detail

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Post by Amy+++ » 01 Jan 2019, 12:41

The sample was informative. I like that the author stated early on that she had no background in that field, but while reading you could clearly see that she loved her father. I would pass this book along to someone who is currently or knows someone who is fighting cancer.

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Post by Rosebella » 01 Jan 2019, 13:28

I would rate at four stars from the what I have read so far. It is a remarkable story that is really opening my eyes about a few facts I didn't know about.
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Post by Louanne Piccolo » 01 Jan 2019, 13:44

I haven't read it yet, but it's on my list and I'm definitely looking forward to it. This is an issue close to my own heart as I've found myself in the same position as the author - that of bring ill and having to search outside of traditional medicine and without the help of a doctor for appropriate answers and solutions. What I read in the free sample on Amazon promised to be a 3 or 4 rating for me.
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Post by kandscreeley » 01 Jan 2019, 15:42

I would give it a four out of four. I think it's well researched. It was a bit here and there as far as research and the story of her father, but it didn't distract too much from the message. It was professional, and I'm glad I read it.
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Post by briellejee » 01 Jan 2019, 20:13

I am in the field of research and I like reading scientific research papers as a past time (i know, weird right). And all i can say for this book is that it is well-researched and can truly help people. The footnotes in particular are something I like.
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Post by Bavithra M » 01 Jan 2019, 22:48

This is a very informative book. I would like to rate the book 3stars for the kind of knowledge it is sharing to the readers.
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Post by Garen Key » 02 Jan 2019, 00:33

Very informative. I like the way the author tackles about how cancer has greatly affect human life. I agree that cancer is a war, very hard to conquer.

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Post by cvetelina_yovcheva87 » 02 Jan 2019, 01:58

I am not interested in such type of stories. However, I have to admit that this novel grabbed my attention, and I think that it is worth reading.

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Post by Ayat paarsa » 02 Jan 2019, 03:15

It is a helpful, sympathetic read. My heart gives it a four out of four stars.
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