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I.V. Glutathione

I.V. Glutathione for integrative cancer treatment

Glutathione, also known as “the master antioxidant,” is a powerful substance produced and used by all cells in the body. Glutathione has a broad repertoire of clinically proven benefits for health. However, its levels can…

Medical Tourism

Is medical tourism for integrative treatment worthwhile?

Millions of people are traveling abroad for healthcare services due to freedom of choice and affordability. Have you ever considered this possibility? As a young, recently graduated physician in 1986, little did I know that…

Dendritic cells

Dendritic cells: The awakening of your immune system

What are the dendritic cells? Dendritic cells are phagocytes, a special type of immune cell found in tissues, such as the skin, which stimulate immune responses by presenting an antigen on its surface earlier than…

Colon Hydrotherapy

A history of colon hydrotherapy

The procedure of colon hydrotherapy has been around for centuries with the Egyptians first using it around 1500 BC. The Egyptian papyrus method utilized a combination of purgatives, enemas, diuretics, heat, and steam, while both…

Hypothermia

What is Local Hyperthermia Therapy?

Hyperthermia (also called thermal therapy or thermotherapy) is a type of cancer treatment whereby body tissue is exposed to high temperatures (up to 113 degrees). Research has shown that high temperatures can damage and destroy…

Nutrition

Nutrition is key in cancer battle plan

The predilection of cancer cells for sugar was already appreciated by Ernst Freund, one of the first modern cancer researchers, in 1885. This first finding explains the diagnostic test in most solid tumors is the…

Chemosensitivity

Chemosensitivity: Test driving your chemotherapy

Doctors have a new ally to deal with cases of cancer patients who have two or more possible treatments: the chemosensitivity test. This is a laboratory test that measures the number of tumor cells that…

Immunotherapy

Immunotherapy: Next major cancer treatment?

Anything that has an accelerator must also have a brake, and the immune system is a perfect example of that. The main function of our immune system is to destroy the invading agents — viruses,…

Infrared Sauna

Benefits of infrared sauna and cancer patients

Sauna is not a recent invention of mankind. In fact, the cradle of sauna is far from the luxurious spas from today. Ancient civilizations from all parts of the world once made use of rudimentary…