Cancer

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Colorized scanning electron micrograph of cultured lung cancer cells.

Current statistics indicate one in two people will have cancer at some point in their lifetime. Genetics play a small role, but environment, diet, lifestyle and emotions play a key role in prevention. FAIM researches alternative treatments as well as avenues for prevention.

Gaston Naessens and 714X

Through the optical performance of his unique light microscope (the somatoscope), Gaston Naessens discovered the smallest unit of life: the somatid. Naessens’ knowledge and understanding of the somatidian cycle as a witness of the evolution of the disease, allowed him to create a restorative product for the immune system. 714X is a nontoxic health product capable of restoring the normality of the somatidian cycle, consequently restoring the inner balance.

United Against Cancer

Cancer in all its different permutations presents a moving target, changing over time, unique from patient to patient and changing in each person as the disease evolves. It’s a complex picture, but not one without possibility of success in prevention, or of improving treatment outcomes when we participate in the process.

Kaqun: The Life Element

Water. It is essential for our survival, but it can also contain healing properties that go far beyond simple sustenance. One of these waters is called Kaqun (pronounced “Cocoon”).

How Avemar Helps Fight Cancer

Avemar is a naturally fermented wheat germ extract that, so far, has exhibited positive effects against all forms of cancer cell lines tested.

Virotherapy Pioneer

Cancer virotherapy is one of the most promising modern cancer therapy methods. Virotherapy is an effective cancer treatment that uses oncotropic and oncolytic viruses with the ability to find and destroy malignant cells (cancer) in the body. Virotherapy is gentle and safe treatment; it improves survival and quality of patient's life. Also, it has the ability to harness patient’s own immune system to help fight cancer.

Curcumin/Turmeric for Brain and Pain

Turmeric does more than give curry its bright color. This herb has been a revered remedy in Ayurvedic medicine for millennia, and in the past 15 years, nearly 6,500 scientific papers have been published on the therapeutic properties of turmeric and curcumin, its most active constituent. It turns out that curcumin is an exceptionally potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant with benefits for a wide variety of health concerns including Alzheimer's, cancer, digestive disorders, and pain relief.

Can IV Vitamin C Knock Out Cancer?

Vitamin C is one of the most popular nutrients, taken by millions in their daily multivitamins and as a stand-alone supplement. Most everyone knows it boosts immunity and helps ward off and minimize colds and flu, and many are aware that it helps prevent and/or treat heart disease, stroke, cataracts, gout, asthma, wounds, and other conditions. Fewer people, however, are familiar with high dose intravenous vitamin C – the therapy that enabled many to defy their doctors’ dire predictions and recover from cancer.

Do Fats and Cholesterol Really Cause Heart Disease, or Have We Got It Wrong?

The truth is that we humans cannot live without cholesterol and animal fats! Our bodies are made out of cholesterol and fats to quite a large degree! Every cell in our bodies produces cholesterol and fats all the time during all of our lives.

Magnesium: Important in so Many Ways

Magnesium is almost as basic as air and water for healthy living. For those who are ill and magnesium deficient taking magnesium is almost like taking a breath, when one is out of air. When one combines transdermal magnesium therapy with magnesium bicarbonate water one can expect dramatic results as one would expect in an emergency room or intensive care unit when taking these medicines intravenously.

Doctors Warn: Avoid Genetically Engineered Foods

Why are thousands of physicians advising patients to avoid eating GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms) and how did these high-risk foods get onto the market in the first place? The answers are disturbing, even shocking, but may help you get healthy and stay healthy.

Vitamin E: A New Perspective in Nutrition and Health

The emerging research on Vitamin E suggests there is a synergistic effects when all of the aspects of Vitamin E, tocopherols and tocotrienols, are combined. Cancer, heart disease, inflammatory conditions and neurological diseases have shown benefit using a complete form of Vitamin E.

Avoid the Metformin Bandwagon

What are the preferred natural alternatives to metformin? The botanical berberine stands out as the obvious number one alternative. Berberine is safer and equal to or superior to metformin. For example, for treatment of type-2 diabetes, insulin resistance and the high lipid levels resulting from insulin resistance, berberine is equal (in blood sugar and insulin resistance regulating effect) or superior (in lowering high lipids) to metformin. For heart disease Berberine has not been reported to cause low blood sugar, vitamin B12 or folate deficiency, raise homocysteine levels, or increase the risk of heart attacks.

Badly Flawed Study of Fish Oils Leaps to Wildly Unsupported Conclusions about Cancer

A look at some of the problems with the study, both with the way the study was set up and with the conclusions reached by the researchers.

Fatty Acids and Prostate Cancer Risk

Dr. Deanna Minich and Dr. Jeffrey Bland discuss the 'Plasma Phospholipid Fatty Acids and Prostate Cancer Risk in the SELECT Trial' study by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

Take 3 Steps 4 Health

Three easy steps from the Annie Appleseed Project to help reduce the risks of occurrence of cancer, recurrence of cancer, and treatment toxicities.

Folate vs. Folic Acid

Discover the stunning truth behind this essential "vitamin" – and the simple switch that's much, much better for you.

Alternative Cancer Treatment Options vs Conventional Cancer Treatments

Burton Goldberg writes a letter to Steve Job's son, Reed Powell, who is dedicated to finding the cure for cancer. Goldberg explains the necessity of complementary therapies in the treatment of cancer.

Holistic Cancer Congress in New Zealand

Could it be that DNA is not the brain of the cell? Research has found the receptors on the plasma membrane create the awareness of the environment. If you change the way you perceive the world, the receptors will change the requests from the nucleus. For this reason, Dr. Bruce Lipton proposes that epigenetic control is above genetic control. Learn more about what Dr. Lipton and others shared during the Holistic Cancer Congress in New Zealand this spring.

Breast Cancer Prevention or Detection: What Women Really Want

We hear so much about the importance of early detection for breast cancer to save lives, but women really want to know how to prevent breast cancer. Risk Assessing Thermal Imaging, RATI, offers the ability to observe potential inflammatory processes in the breasts (and body) early enough to intervene and reverse risk factors, thereby reducing the risk for cancer's development.

The Relevance of Tooth Issues

The most common and potentially life-threatening thermal finding observed with Risk Assessing Thermal Imaging isn't one suggestive of breast cancer, it's tooth issues and infection.

Thinking Outside the Box about Cancer

Mina Bissell shares her experience thinking outside the box about cancer, the role of the extra cellular matrix and the micro environment. It is ground breaking research that has the potential to lead us in a whole new direction in cancer research.

The Annie Appleseed Project

The Annie Appleseed Project is committed to gathering and spreading information on natural therapies, lifestyle issues, complementary and alternative treatments from the patient perspective for cancer treatments.

Alternative Therapies for Cancer Patients

Alternative therapies that have been beneficial to cancer patients as a treatment and are being used to treat the side effects of traditional treatment methods such as chemotherapy. The Mesothelioma Center offers options.

Honokiol: The Swiss Army Plant

Dr. David Williams discusses honokiol as a compound that can enhance almost every other form of cancer treatment, natural or otherwise.

Cancer Control Society 39th Annual Convention

Find out about the state of the art in alternative and integrative cancer therapy, why treating cancer is not just about treating the tumor, but healing the whole person.

Sunscreen as Biohazard

In Sunscreens – Biohazard: Treat as Hazardous Waste, Dr. Plourde provides extensive evidence of the dangers of sunscreens and their negative effect on the environment.

Medical Thermal Imaging for Preventative Screening

With over 8,000 journals published worldwide, medical thermal imaging has plenty of research to support its use for non-invasive and preventative screening. Most recently it has been promoted for use in early detection of breast cancer.

Study Shows Modified Citrus Pectin Activates Powerful Immune Responses

Groundbreaking research demonstrates the ability of a specific form of Modified Citrus Pectin (MCP) to greatly enhance immune function. Outcomes demonstrate that MCP possesses numerous anti-cancer mechanisms of action that work to fight cancer from multiple angles.

Defeat Cancer: 15 Doctors of Integrative and Naturopathic Medicine Tell You How

In her new book Defeat Cancer: 15 Doctors of Integrative and Naturopathic Medicine Tell You How, author and medical researcher Connie Strasheim provides the reader with an informative overview of some new and innovative cancer treatments.

Gerson Therapy

Dr. Max Gerson was a physician who immigrated to America escaping Nazi persecution. He developed a simple nutritional therapy essentially comprised of supplements and high nutrient vegetable juices. Scientific studies now confirm why this therapy has success.

Integrative Medicine and Oncology: The Path of Healing and Wisdom

Dr. Eliaz explains how cancer treatment using Integrative Medicine and conventional treatments, such as chemotherapy, together can have greater success. The Integrative Medical model provides the body with nutrients to restore vitality, boost immunity, modulate hormones, help the body detoxify, and much more.

Important Information When the Diagnosis is Cancer

David Getoff, Naturopath and Clinical Nutritionist, introduces ways to strengthen the immune system to help the body fight cancer.

Ultrasound Activated Cancer Therapy (USAT) or Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) for Cancer

A non-toxic cancer therapy known as Activated Therapy consists of using innocuous chemical agents (called sensitizers) that allegedly have specific tropism that are absorbed by cancer cells and malignant tissue.

Dr. Tullio Simoncini: Use of sodium bicarbonate

Dr. Simoncini claims that cancer cells are the adaptive transformation of normal cells in an attempt to survive and contain the onslaught of an aggressive mycosis.

Cancer Tutor

R. Webster Kehr has developed a web site featuring natural cancer treatments for advanced cancer patients.

Cancer Treatment in the United States: An Ongoing Travesty

Dr. Mark A. Rosenberg is a medical doctor and cancer scientist working on exciting therapies to treat and cure advanced stage cancer. "The results," he says, "are nothing short of remarkable."

The Annie Appleseed Project: 3rd Annual Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Cancer Therapies Conference

The Annie Appleseed Project provides information, education, advocacy, and awareness for people with cancer and their family and friends who are interested in complementary or alternative medicine (CAM) and natural therapies from a patient's perspective. Their annual conference was a plethora of information.

Update on Oncothermia: Available in Canada

Oncothermia, used to sucessfully treat newly diagnosed and advanced cancer, is now available at the Integrated Health Clinic in Canada.

Oncothermia: A complementary method in tumor-therapy

Oncothermia with its modulated and carefully filtered frequency delivery is able to selectively destroy malignant cells.

Confronting Cancer as a Chronic Disease: Primary Care Takes a 360-degree View

The Institute for Functional Medicine is an organization doing ground breaking work to bring integrative medicine into the doctor's office. The 17th Symposium focused on Confronting Cancer as a Chronic Disease: Primary Care Takes a 360 degree View. If you are looking to address cancer with an attitude of prevention, healing and repair then functional medicine is the avenue to follow.

The Hilu Institute

Dr. Hilu's clinic states that the trauma of fighting cancer can be very discouraging and one needs to treat the person as a whole as “the body is not separate from the mind and the heart.” Dr. Hilu uses a variety of energy medicine devices in his protocols.

The Bioecology of Cancer

Jack O. Taylor, MS, DC, DACBN, has developed a program for nutritional support to prevent disease and address and reverse degeneratie diseases including cancer. An individualized Nutritional Assessment & Chemical Analysis is performed for each patient to determine an appropriate program.

Paracelsus Clinic, Lustmuhle, Switzerland

The clinic proposes a medical paradigm based on non-toxic biological medicine that, not only identifies, but also eliminates the root causes of acute and chronic diseases including cancer.

German New Medicine

German New Medicine (GNM) is a theoretical framework developed by physician Ryke Geerd Hamer who postulates that all disease is provoked by unexpected trauma caused by a shock event.

Dr. Zheng Cui: The Mouse That Roared

Dr. Cui conducts his research at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center where he has discovered an extraordinarily cancer-resistant mouse.

Cancer and Health Crimes Against Humanity

Burton Goldberg has long been known as the voice of Alternative Medicine, knowing what is at the forefront and what is politically urgent. Dr. Goldberg shares his opinions on cancer treatment in the United States.

The Newest in Breast Cancer Prevention

Based on research reported within the past five years, Dr. Susan Lark shares with you the best things you can do, starting today, to dramatically reduce your risk of developing breast cancer.

The Dangers of the Digital Era

Dr. Susan Lark explores how electropollution (including cell phone exposure) affects us. It has been linked to such diseases as leukemia, brain tumors, inner ear tumors, Lou Gehrig's disease, Alzheimer's disease, breast cancer, accelerated aging, and depression.

Of Enzymes, Worms, and Cancer

The medical writer Ralph W. Moss, PhD, has written or edited twelve books and three film documentaries, mostly on the question of cancer research and treatment. He has made his life's work independently investigating alternative cancer treatment and the claims made for them. He is known for solid, comprehensive, and meticulously documented reporting on the subject.

Dr. Taylor's Breast Cancer Newsletter

Dr. Eldred Taylor travels throughout the United States lecturing about, Women's Health, Breast Cancer Prevention, Healthy Living, and Integrative Medicine. Now known as "The Hormone Doctor," Dr. Taylor combines his exceptional training in conventional Obstetrics and Gynecology and his experience with alternative therapies to provide comprehensive patient focused care.

Imerman Angels

Imerman Angels, founded by Jonny Imerman, is a not-for-profit organization that connects a person fighting cancer today (cancer fighter) with someone who has beaten the same type of cancer (cancer survivor) to provide one-on-one support.

Thermography for the Prevention of Breast Cancer

With over 97% accuracy, Donna Tomey reports, thermography has the ability to warn women 8-10 years before any other imaging method, that a cancer may be forming, alerting women early enough to begin the process of actually reversing this abnormal development before it even becomes a tumor.

The Prostate Cancer Machine

Dr. David Williams explains Benign Prostate Hypertrophy, Prostate Cancer and PSA. Learn how to protect yourself when dealing with all issues related to the prostate.

Back to School for Doctors Conference

Back to School for Doctors is built upon the nutritional philosophy of Dr. Royal Lee who provided insight into improving the digestion, absorption of nutrients and prevention of cancer in the human GI tract that was ahead of his time.

Cancer Control Society 37th Annual Convention

For over 30 years the Cancer Control Society has been educating the public and professionals with information on non-toxic alternative therapies and nutritional approaches to cancer and other diseases. Each year they host the Annual Cancer Convention.

Dr. Tullio Simoncini: Site Visit

Dr. Simoncini started his personal war against cancer in medical school when he heard cancer described as a terrible and mysterious monster. His revolutionary protocol uses sodium bicarbonate.