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.

Ovarian Cancer

The ovaries are two oval reproductive glands which are part of the female reproductive system. They sit on either side of the uterus and are close to the fallopian tubes. The primary function 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)…

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…

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…

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Head and Neck Cancer

There are many different kinds of head and neck cancer, including skin, thyroid, and salivary cancers. The most common type of head and neck cancer is squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCCA). It generally starts in the epithelial…

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…

Bile Duct Cancer

Bile duct cancer starts in the bile ducts, which are thin tubes between the liver and the small intestine. The ducts move bile (a greenish-brown alkaline fluid that aids digestion) from the liver and gallbladder to…

Pancreatic Cancer

The pancreas is a large, pear-shaped organ that is part of the digestive tract. It sits high in the abdomen, behind the stomach, and joins to the common bile duct. The main function of the…

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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