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Chronic Stress and Immune Suppression 5/5 (1)

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 […]

Is there a link between Gluten and Cancer? No ratings yet.

Is Gluten Free a fad or a real issue? We hear it all the time and now we see it in grocery stores. Gluten Free! And, sometimes it’s on packages that have never been or never will contain gluten, like vegetables, meat and water. But for those who have been diagnosed as having Celiac, or […]

Treat the Tumor or the Patient? No ratings yet.

Should we be treating The Patient or the Tumor? It’s an age old question, treat the Patient or the Tumor? Modern cancer therapies are primarily concerned with ridding the body of tumors. If the tumor shrinks or disappears, modern therapies of chemo, radiation, considers the therapy a success, even if the patient died. If the […]

The Role of Fish Oil in Cancer Treatment No ratings yet.

Fish oil is a uniquely rich source of the long-chain omega-3 fatty acids EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid). A small structural difference distinguishes these fatty acids from the omega-6 fatty acids found in plant derived oils. EPA and DHA have a valuable role to play in cancer treatment. A number of studies show that a diet rich […]

Change our Thinking about Cancer No ratings yet.

By Dr. Francisco Contreras The enormous failure of conventional therapies are not the result of procedures themselves, but why and how they are used. First, the application is supported on a false premise: Cancerous tumors are the disease. In reality, the tumors are but a symptom of a metabolic failure that allowed them to grow. […]

Amounts of Fruits and Vegetables for Cancer Prevention No ratings yet.

Five or more servings of fruits and vegetables daily will help you prevent cancer. A serving equals 1/2 cup of fruit or vegetables, a cup of raw leafy vegetables, a medium-sized piece of raw fruit, or 170 g of fruit or vegetable juice. It is best to eat the fruits and vegetables raw. Cooking destroys […]

The War on Cancer: The Beginning No ratings yet.

by Dr. Francisco Contreras, MD.     Eradicating cancer is the greatest challenges medical science has ever faced. No other disease has had more money ore more hours of scientific study devoted to it. Since the 1920’s when the United States government first funded studies on cancer, vast resources have been invested in the search […]

Mediterranean Diet No ratings yet.

by Dr. Francisco Contreras     A MEDITERRANEAN DIET is rich in fresh fruits and vegetables, complex carbohydrates, olive oil and red wine (or red grapes or grape juice). You can also obtain the same effect through supplementation, as we will discuss later. There is no doubt that eating a diet rich in fruits and […]

New and Effective Use for Chemotherapy No ratings yet.

Effective Use for Chemotherapy By Dr. Francisco Contreras How do we use chemotherapy at the Oasis of Hope? Chemotherapy is an anti-cancer therapy that uses cytotoxic drugs to kill cancer cells. There is an incredibly vast array of cytotoxic drugs and an infinite number of ways of combining and administering them. The precise treatment administered will […]