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Pam Grier Beats Cancer With Chinese Medicine

February 4, 2011 (7:48 am) GMT
The Foxy Brown star reveals that her physician suggested her to alternatives and follow advices from practitioners in Chinatown.
Pam Grier

star has Chinese herbal medicine to thank for her cancer all-clear - because western doctors suggested she turn to alternatives after traditional methods to cure her failed. The actress was diagnosed with stage four cancer in 1988 and given just months to live - but she's still going strong thanks in part to regular trips to Chinatown in Los Angeles.

During an appearance on "" on Thursday, February 3, she said, "My physician said, 'Western medicine has done all it can, I'm sending you to Chinatown. You'll meet these practitioners and you'll listen to them.' "

Grier has documented her cancer battle in her new book "My Life in Three Acts".

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