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Lenny's Story: Cancer and the Quality of Life
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For more information about the Big Dig and the Leonard P. Zakim Freedom Bridge, go to: or

For more information on The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and the Leonard P. Zakim Center for Integrated Therapies, go to:

For more information about the Anti-Defamation League, go to:

For more information on Team Harmony, a charity organization co-created by Lenny Zakim, which brings many of Boston's best-known athletes into the schools in Massachusetts to speak with young people, go to:

For more information on the Lenny Fund, which makes grants to small social-service and community organizations, go to:

Beth Israel Medical Center

The Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is located at:

330 Brookline Ave.
Boston, MA 02215
+1 (617) 667 7000

More information on Beth Israel's Center for Alternative Medicine Research and Education is available on the Web at and provides a number of helpful information sources.


To learn more about the Commonweal Cancer Help Program go to or call or write the organization at the following address:

P.O. Box 316
Bolinas, CA 94924
+1 (415) 868 0970

There are any number or resources to learn more about the treatment of cancer. Many are available on the Web.

  • For mainstream treatment information go to the Website of the National Cancer Institute at

  • Oncolink at the University of Pennsylvania provides one of the more comprehensive sites on the Web for cancer and related subjects. Oncolink can be found at

  • For information on alternative therapies and complementary medicine go to the National Institute of Health site at

  • Among the 11 Specialty Research Centers that are funded by the NIH's National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine is the Center for Alternative Medicine Research at the University of Texas. The address of the Website there is

  • Cancer patients looking to talk with other cancer patients can do so at OncoChat. The address there is

Other Reading

In addition to Michael Lerner's Choices in Healing, there is Manifesto for a New Medicine: Your Guide to Healing Partnerships and the Wise Use of Alternative Therapies (Perseus Press, 1996) by Dr. James S. Gordon. Dr. Gordon has been a leading advisor to the NIH's Office of Alternative Medicine and in his book he discusses how to combine the best of orthodox and alternative medicine.

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Lenny Zakim
David Eisenberg, MD
Ken Anderson, MD
Michael Lerner, PhD
Peter Churchill, LMT
Help YourSelf
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