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 [...]
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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 [...]
Exercise to prevent and keep Cancer from returning? Are you kidding me? Who feels like exercising when they have stage 3 or 4 cancer? You should. Old school medicine said to go home, take it easy, get plenty of rest, right? WRONG! Harvard says Exercise for Cancer! Here's what I mean: "A 2005 study [...]
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 [...]
Dr. Francisco Contreras, Director Oasis of Hope hospital 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 [...]
1. Believe and trust God for your healing. The Bible is alive, stand firm on his promise, knowing that he is good and faithful. Find Christians who believe in healing and have them pray over you. 2. Surround yourself with positive people who fill each day with encouragement and laughter. Choose to enjoy the good [...]