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The Meals to Heal Cookbook: 150 Easy, Nutritionally Balanced Recipes to Nourish You during Your Fight with Cancer by Jessica Iannotta, Susan Bratton

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Introduction

In the fall of 2008, I received a panicked call from my dear friend Eric. For some unknown reason, he explained, half of his face had collapsed, and he had been in the hospital for two days while doctors frantically searched for a diagnosis. He had just gotten the answer to the mystery: Eric was diagnosed with a glioblastoma of the brain stem—in other words, brain cancer. Although this diagnosis was devastating, Eric, an energetic and attractive man with a zest for life, responded with his usual optimism and started planning a trip to Germany for Oktoberfest the following year. But Eric’s cancer quickly began to weaken him, and he struggled with debilitating symptoms.

Soon after his diagnosis, Eric’s motor skills declined to the ...

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