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You Become What You Eat: Nutrient Starvation and Obesity

2018-06-07T07:47:45+00:00

  by Dr. Francisco Contreras

Can a person’s diet accelerate aging? The answer is absolutely yes. Your body functions by depending upon a steady supply of nutrient proteins and other substances needed to keep you going. Although some of the elements are produced […]

You Become What You Eat: Nutrient Starvation and Obesity2018-06-07T07:47:45+00:00

Stage 4 Cancer Treatments

2012-09-06T00:00:00+00:00

How We Give Hope to Stage Four Cancer

“The cancer has progressed to Stage Four.”

This daunting prognosis is usually followed by, “There’s nothing more we can do.” But is it really time to throw in the towel and say “I give up. You win”? The truth is, although stage four cancer is a daunting opponent, there […]

Stage 4 Cancer Treatments2012-09-06T00:00:00+00:00

Learn Visit Decide

2018-06-07T00:11:16+00:00

Learn, Visit, Decide: Complimentary 2 day Diagnostic Exam 

Prior to any cancer treatment, many of our patients visit Oasis of Hope for diagnostic physical exam. Each patient receives a complete review of their medical history, diagnosis (if necessary), their case discussed in a medical session, and is be offered treatment options by Dr. Francisco […]

Learn Visit Decide2018-06-07T00:11:16+00:00

Conventional vs. Alternative Cancer Treatments

2018-06-07T15:17:56+00:00

by Dr. Francisco Contreras.

In conventional medicine, the focus is the disease: In alternative medicine, the focus is the patient. Let’s discuss conventional cancer treatment first. The goal of conventional oncology therapies—chemotherapy, radiation and surgery—is tumor eradication. Each of these three interventions can be extremely […]

Conventional vs. Alternative Cancer Treatments2018-06-07T15:17:56+00:00

Importance of IGF-1 in fighting cancer

2018-06-07T16:30:40+00:00

by Dr. Francisco Contreras

Throughout most of the twentieth century, age-adjusted death rates for many of our most common cancers were vastly lower in much of the Third World than in comparatively wealthy industrialized countries such as the United States. These types of cancers thus […]

Importance of IGF-1 in fighting cancer2018-06-07T16:30:40+00:00

Silymarin: A disease-fighting agent

2018-06-07T06:59:42+00:00

By Dr. Francisco Contreras

Silymarin is a disease-fighting agent derived from milk thistle. Several studies have shown that silymarin is a very strong antioxidant, capable of scavenging both free radicals and reactive oxygen species, which results in a boost to cellular defense mechanisms.

For the last twenty years, […]

Silymarin: A disease-fighting agent2018-06-07T06:59:42+00:00

Immune Stimulation Therapy

2018-06-07T16:17:19+00:00

New alternative treatments  include a number of agents that can aid the immune system’s ability to attack cancer by optimizing the function of natural killer (NK) cells and cytotoxic T lymphocytes. NK cells have the potential to kill a broad range of cancer cells, […]

Immune Stimulation Therapy2018-06-07T16:17:19+00:00