You’ve heard of cancer. Likely there are people in your family who have faced cancer. But what is cancer, really? Until you are faced with the reality, cancer is something that happens to someone else. But cancer is not a death sentence. Learn more about your cancer diagnosis and which natural and integrative treatments best address your type of cancer, as well as clinics and doctors that specialize in a particular protocol.

Testicular cancer

The testicles are two egg-shaped glands that sit in the scrotum. They are part of the male reproductive system. Their main functions include making sperm, and testosterone. Sometimes cells in the testicles change or stop…

Cervical Cancer

The cervix is the lower, narrow part of the uterus, connecting the uterus to the vagina. It is part of the female reproductive system. Sometimes cells in the cervix change or stop growing altogether. Some…

Multiple Myeloma

Myeloma is a type of cancer that begins in cells located in the bone marrow called plasma cells. Bone marrow is the spongy tissue inside many of our large bones. Bone marrow produces several different…

Stomach Cancer

The stomach is situated in the upper abdomen and is part of the digestive system. It helps to digest food. Also called gastric cancer, stomach cancer affects the cells that form the lining of the…

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Cancer A-to-Z

Common cancers Bladder Cancer Breast Cancer Colorectal Cancer Head and Neck Cancer Kidney Cancer Lung Cancer Lymphoma Melanoma Pancreatic Cancer Prostate Cancer Thyroid Cancer Uterine Cancer A Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)…

Esophageal Cancer

Sometimes cells in the esophagus change or stop growing altogether. This can lead to both non-cancerous masses like cysts, webs, and rings, or pre-cancerous or cancerous cells that lead to esophageal cancer. A common precancerous…

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Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is a malignant (meaning it can spread to other parts of the body) tumor that begins in the cells of the lung. When cancer begins in the cells of the lung it is…

Gallbladder Cancer

Gallbladder cancer starts in this small, pear-shaped organ located under the liver behind the right lower ribs. In adults, the gallbladder is typically about 3-4 inches long and about an inch wide. The gallbladder concentrates…

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Colon Cancer

The first thing a colon cancer or stomach cancer patient needs to understand is that the cure rate of orthodox medicine for these two kinds of cancer is virtually zero. Even the cure rate for…

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Breast Cancer

Breast cancer starts when cells in the breast begin to grow out of control. These cells usually form a tumor that often can be seen on an x-ray or felt as a lump. Benign tumors are…

Brain Cancer

Brain cancer is one of the trickiest types of cancer. While it is easy to kill the cancer cells (many treatments easily penetrate the blood-brain barrier), it is not easy to safely kill the cancer…

Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer

Non-melanoma skin cancer is a malignant tumor that develops in the cells of the skin. The skin is the largest organ in the body. Its main function is to protect the body from infection and…

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Lymphoma and Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma

Lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphatic system that begins in cells which are part of the body’s immune system. The knowledge of which type of lymphoma you have is crucial because it affects both…

Types of Leukemia: AML, ALL, CML, CLL, HCL

Leukemia is a cancer of early blood-forming cells, most frequently of the white blood cells although some leukemias begin on other blood cell types. Leukemia can be described as fast-growing (acute) or slow growing (chronic).…

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Melanoma

Melanoma begins in melanocytes which are a subtype of cells located in the basal layer of the epidermis. These cells produce melanin which is a pigment that colors the skin and is the reason moles…

Uterine Cancer

The uterus is a muscular, hollow, pear-shaped organ that is part of the female reproductive system. The uterus is where a baby develops when a woman is pregnant. The bottom of the uterus is called…

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