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Imagine if everyone in Chula Vista, Calif., developed breast cancer this year. For perspective, that’s the 15th largest city in California and 75th largest in the United States. … In 2020, an estimated 276,480 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in women – possibly your mom, wife, aunt, sister, or […]

Stories abound of celebrities who turn to alternative and complementary treatments for any number of ailments. Best-known are those among the rich and famous who have faced a cancer diagnosis and chose treatment beyond the pale of conventional medicine.  Among those who have tried alternative protocols include actors, presidents, and technology geniuses. As with any […]

It’s 3 a.m., you’re wide awake, and counting the hours until you have to get out of bed. Your mind is racing, contemplating, tossing, turning. You’re hot and cold at the same time. You have a million and one things to do, but you just want to go back to sleep. We’ve all been there, […]

Former First Lady Rosalyn Carter said, “There are only four kinds of people in the world. Those who have been caregivers. Those who are currently caregivers. Those who will be caregivers, and those who will need a caregiver.” In a time of need, are you prepared to care for a family member or friend? There […]

The coronavirus pandemic continues to cause changes to our daily routines. But there is no reason for the general public to panic; no need to hoard food or supplies. Scientists and researchers around the globe are working to address the issue. Soon, we will return to the normalcy of our lives. If you have cancer, […]

It only takes a pill. It just needs to be cut out. It is all about estrogen. It is all about testosterone. Disease is the typical outcome of life built into our genetic code without the means for change. Simple, isn’t it? When it comes to conventional medicine, when it comes to the traditional medicine […]

In the 1970s, Linus Pauling observed that treatment with intravenous Vitamin C on patients with terminal cancer, followed by oral supplementation, had survival times four times longer than those not treated. However, two randomized clinical trials — Creagan, et al., 1979; Moertel, et al., 1985 — conducted at the Mayo Clinic with oral ascorbate alone […]

As cancers are becoming more and more resistant to standard chemotherapy and other forms of treatments, different kinds of drugs have to be developed to more specifically tackle these issues. One treatment that is becoming more prevalent is targeted cancer therapy. Targeted cancer therapy blocks a specific molecular target, either by inhibiting a specific protein […]

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 be compromised during disease, and cancer is, perhaps, the most glutathione-depleting disease there is. Glutathione deficiencies are common in patients […]

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 by moving to Tijuana I was getting immersed in the world of medical tourism. Thirty-three years later, it still evokes […]