Gillian Bertram in Bali in 2017. She combined holistic and conventional treatments on her road to recovery from brain cancer, and says: “I believe that cancer is an imbalance between the mind and body.” Photo: Gillian Bertram
Gillian Bertram in Bali in 2017. She combined holistic and conventional treatments on her road to recovery from brain cancer, and says: “I believe that cancer is an imbalance between the mind and body.” Photo: Gillian Bertram
Wellness

Low-carb diet, meditation, affirmations every day helped brain cancer survivor beat illness after a ‘decade of debauchery’

  • Binge drinking, heavy smoking and fad diets were part and parcel of one Hongkonger’s jet-setting life – until she was diagnosed with brain cancer
  • She combined conventional and alternative therapies in her recovery, joined a cancer support group and now does integrative medicine to help others beat cancer

Gillian Bertram in Bali in 2017. She combined holistic and conventional treatments on her road to recovery from brain cancer, and says: “I believe that cancer is an imbalance between the mind and body.” Photo: Gillian Bertram
Gillian Bertram in Bali in 2017. She combined holistic and conventional treatments on her road to recovery from brain cancer, and says: “I believe that cancer is an imbalance between the mind and body.” Photo: Gillian Bertram
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