The role for dietary lycopene in the prevention and treatment of prostate cancer was first suggested by epidemiological studies pointing to a decrease in risk for serious prostate cancer in men who consumed an ample amount of tomato products. Tomatoes are very rich in the carotenoid lycopene, and tomato products represent the chief source of [...]
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“Sodium Bicarbonate Therapy” by Dr. Francisco Contreras Sodium bicarbonate helps to increase the pH of the blood thus making the cancer patient more alkaline. Tumors grow in a low pH or acidic environment. By increasing a cancer patients body pH and making it more alkaline, alternative cancer treatments such as intravenous vitamin C and ozone therapy [...]
A good method on how to boost the immune system is through the use of active hexose correlated compound (AHCC), an extract obtained from several kinds of mushroom. Mushroom extracts are known to have immunomodulation and antitumor effects. AHCC is very effective in strengthening and optimizing the capacity of the immune system. The Oasis of [...]
Dr. Ernesto Contreras (1979) Patients at Oasis of Hope in the 1960s through the early 2000s, would daily witness a kind old gentleman in a doctor’s coat getting out of his burgundy Ford Grand Marquis and pulling out his briefcase and guitar case out of the trunk. As aged and frail as he was, his [...]
By Leslie Vandever Most of us think of cancer as being curable or not-curable, with few—if any—stages in between. But the fact is that many people live with cancer. Their disease might be in remission, or stable: their cancer isn’t gone, but it isn’t growing or spreading. For others, cancer is chronic, and kept under [...]
Fish oil is a unique and rich source of the long-chain omega-3 fatty acids EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid). A small structural difference distinguishes these from the omega-6 fatty acids found in plant-derived oils. EPA and DHA can play a valuable treatment role. A number of studies show that a diet rich in [...]
Oncology is gradually embracing the approach my father started 50 years ago, focusing on adding years of quality to his patients lives versus destroying tumors at any cost. This concept is managing cancer as a chronic illness. Most patients, when they first come to treatment, ask me to do whatever it takes to get rid [...]
There is no greater cancer control agent than your own immune system. In fact, if the system is functioning perfectly, it's actually impossible for cancer to proliferate and develop into tumors. Among its many different cells with different tasks - monocytes, macrophages, dendritic cells, T cells, B cells, are natural killer (NK) cells, antitumor effectors [...]
Did you know there are 40 million people in the US right now diagnosed with cancer, and millions more around the world, and most of them do not have the insurance, finances, or ability to go through conventional treatment in a traditional hospital? Did you also know that many people around the world are reversing [...]
Probable nobody has a cancer support team assembled when they are first diagnosed. But there's no doubting the importance of organizing a network and wrapping support around yourself. Here is an acronym, using the word HOPE, to help build your support group: H Helpers Accept help for everyday needs: shopping cleansing, cleaning, companionship, transport, food [...]