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We use integrative and alternative cancer medicine to intelligently synthesize modern health care with the most innovative, effective, and well-researched therapies in natural medicine.

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Boulder, CO 80302
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Fever as a Friend

Fever as Friend Fever is our friend. Fever stimulates white blood cells and other “fighter” cells to fight and destroy viruses and bacteria. Fever reduces the growth of viral replication. And fever during chemotherapy is often due to cancer cell die-off. Learn how to treat the...

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Covid and High Blood Pressure

COVID and High Blood Pressure. If If you are on an ACE inhibitor blood pressure drug, you are more susceptible to COVID-19 and can lead to spread of the virus in your lungs. See if your doctor can switch you to another BP drug, or...

N-acetyl cysteine

Stop Cancer Cell Growth in its Tracks with NAC

We all want to prevent cancer cell growth.  But, as you’ll soon see, Western medicine has failed to successfully address this issue. Risky surgical procedures and toxic ‘treatments’ like chemotherapy never address the underlying cause of cancer cell growth.  Fortunately, there is a growing interest in substances like...

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Natura Health Products

You will see in the programs I compose for people w Cancer, many products from the Natura Health Products company. I choose many of their products for you because I find that they are very effective in helping people with cancer, by achieving many of...

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How CBD Affects Programmed Cancer Cell Death

CBD (or Cannabidiol, the non-psychoactive component of cannabis) is a powerful phytonutrient (a substance found in certain plants which is believed to be beneficial to human health and help prevent various diseases) and antioxidant. It is also considered to be a powerful anti-cancer agent and...

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Lab Tests Help Evaluate Terrain

If you have the diagnosis of cancer, having a healthy biological terrain is essential during all treatment. And many typical lab tests can help evaluate your terrain: C-reactive protein, Vitamin D levels, G6 PD levels for IV Vitamin C), homocysteine level, and fibrinogen. Insist that on...

infection in babies

Are some acute infections good for babies?

And what does this have to do with we adults? There was an article written by a researcher recently, that described his conclusion from 30 yrs of research, how our clean modern homes, antiseptic wipes and the understandable desire to protect babies against any infection are...

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Nutrients and the Mediterranean Diet

Many nutrients are associated with lowered risk of certain cancers, and are therefore preventative. Most are antioxidants and flavonoids, some are minerals, vitamins, proteins and oils. They abound in the traditional foods of our ancestors that can be hunted, milked, fished, picked or gathered. Lowered risk...

cannabis and cancer

Cannabis and Cancer

Most people think of cannabis to help with side effects of chemotherapy (which it does help alleviate), loss of appetite in people with cancer who are losing weight (which it can and often does help), and chronic pain in cancer and in other chronic conditions. Some...

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Mediterranean Diet Linked to Longer Life

Eating a Mediterranean-style diet, rich in fruit, vegetables, olive oil and fish, may reduce the risk of dying from cancer and cardiovascular disease, says a new US study. A study of almost 400,000 people with an age range of 50 to 71 reports that greater...

tumor microenvironment

Tumor Microenvironment: What It Has to Do with You

Many of you have heard me use the term Tumor Microenvironment as part of the three-fold approach that integrative cancer medicine takes to help people with cancer. What does this mean? Tumor microenvironment is the tissues and cells around where your cancer has grown. A central tenant of...

ursolic acid

Nature’s Bounty

Fortunately, nature has provided us with an abundance of plants that have substances that can suppress cancer stem cell growth, and lead to their destruction. For example, there is a substance in the herb feverfew that helps lower inflammation, and also kill human leukemia stem...

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