From Chapter 1THE UNIVERSE OF THE BODY
The annals of medicine are filled with anomalies, those cases that defy rational explanation and baffle even the most brilliant medical minds. For the most part, medical professionals ignore anomalies such as spontaneous remissions, relegating them, if they report on them at all, to the footnotes of journal articles. But we do ourselves a grave disservice by dismissing such anomalies as inexplicable, for they demonstrate in the most visceral way that hidden deep in the recesses of the body are clues about the body-mind’s ability to heal itself.
• A woman suffering...