Artist's rendition of normal cells on one side and cancer cells on another showing the characteristic structures of each.
Illustration by Pat Kenny from VisualsOnline at the National Cancer Institute; used with permission.
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.
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.
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.
Discover the stunning truth behind this essential "vitamin" – and the simple switch that's much, much better for you.
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.
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.
Human GcMAF, otherwise known as Vitamin D binding protein macrophage activating factor, holds great promise in the treatment of various illnesses including cancer, autism, chronic fatigue and possibly Parkinson's.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Dr. David Williams discusses honokiol as a compound that can enhance almost every other form of cancer treatment, natural or otherwise.
In Sunscreens – Biohazard: Treat as Hazardous Waste, Dr. Plourde provides extensive evidence of the dangers of sunscreens and their negative effect on the environment.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dr. Isaac 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.
David Getoff, Naturopath and Clinical Nutritionist, introduces ways to strengthen the immune system to help the body fight cancer.
Dr. Joseph Mercola has been at the forefront of alternative and integrative health care issues for many years. Now Dr. Mercola has a very good video that summarizes the benefits of Thermography.
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.
R. Webster Kehr has developed a web site featuring natural cancer treatments for advanced cancer patients.
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.
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.
Oncothermia, used to sucessfully treat newly diagnosed and advanced cancer, is now available at the Integrated Health Clinic in Canada.
Oncothermia with its modulated and carefully filtered frequency delivery is able to selectively destroy malignant cells.
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 Bioecology of Cancer – Bio-Therapeutic Support The Value of Nutritional Support and Cellular Detoxification
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.
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" (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. Cui conducts his research at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center where he has discovered an extraordinarily cancer-resistant mouse.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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. 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, 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.
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.
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 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.
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. 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.
Meet the Founder
Businessman and retired Congressman Berkley Bedell founded the Foundation for Alternative and Integrative Medicine in 1998. Learn more...