For Waz Thomas, who showed me the way

The information in this book is based on the experience and research of the authors. It is not
intended as a substitute for consulting with your physician or other health-care provider. Any
attempt to diagnose and treat an illness should be done under the direction of a health-care professional. The publisher and authors are not responsible for any adverse effects or consequences
resulting from the use of any of the suggestions, preparations, or procedures discussed in this book.
Copyright © 2009 by Rebecca Katz
Foreword copyright © 2009 by Keith I. Block, MD
Photographs copyright © 2009 by Leo Gong
All rights reserved.
Published in the United States by Ten Speed Press, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group,
a division of Random House, Inc., New York.
Ten Speed Press and the Ten Speed Press colophon are registered trademarks
of Random House, Inc.
Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Katz, Rebecca.
The cancer-fighting kitchen : nourishing big-flavor recipes for cancer
treatment and recovery / by Rebecca Katz with Mat Edelson. —
­ 1st ed.
p. cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary: “A cookbook for cancer patients with more than 100 specially formulated recipes for
their specific nutritional and appetite needs, featuring a step-by-step guide to nutritionally preparing
for chemotherapy and radiation, and using powerhouse ingredients to create a cancer-fighting
culinary toolkit” —Provided by publisher.
1. Cancer—Diet therapy—Recipes. I. Edelson, Mat. II. Title.
RC271.D52K375 2009
ISBN 978-1-58761-344-9
Printed in China
Cover and text design by Chloe Rawlins
Food styling by Jen Strauss
Prop styling by Harumi Shimizu
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