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The Impact of Stress on the Immune System

2018-06-07T07:05:56+00:00

Stress seems to be an integral part modern life. It presses in upon us from everywhere – our jobs, our families, our neighbors, other drivers, the weather – you name it. You may think that these stresses create our attitudes, and they can. But it also […]

The Impact of Stress on the Immune System2018-06-07T07:05:56+00:00

How to Prepare your Food

2018-06-07T16:13:38+00:00

The discovery of fire revolutionized life in many ways, but the greatest impact was on food. It is very interesting that tribes in all parts of the world have developed incredibly similar ways of foods involving the use fire. Bread, for example, is […]

How to Prepare your Food2018-06-07T16:13:38+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