integrative and alternative medicine

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.

Scottsdale Arizona

13951 N Scottsdale Rd. Ste 100A
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Phone: (480) 800-8941
Fax: (602) 563-3643

Boulder Colorado

Holistica Integrative Care
1743 Walnut St., Ste 3-A,
Boulder, CO 80302
Phone: (720) 740-2503
Fax: (303) 449-3775

Monday - Friday 09:am - 05:pm

Saturday and Sunday - CLOSED

(480) 800-8941

13951 N Scottsdale Rd. Ste 100A

Scottsdale, AZ 85254

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Treating Cancer

My Personal Story of Encouragement

the last year or so, my PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen-- a prostate cancer marker) had risen from 3.5 to 4, then to 5, then to 7.5, and finally to 9.2. treatments. I took some supplements, but did not take it very seriously; I knew that prostate cancer rarely kills, and rarely is aggressive, especially in a man like myself who is older than 65. The exception to this is...

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 has demonstrated apoptotic activity...

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 adherence to a Med-style diet reduced the risk of death from cardiovascular disease (CVD) and cancer by 22 and 17 per...

Fasting and Chemotherapy: Improving Outcomes

A recent study shows that we might be able to catch cancer cells off-guard by using an ancient and whole-body practice: fasting. Fasting has long been used as part of various cultural traditions and has more recently gained favor in alternative and complementary medicine. But researchers are still figuring out whether nutritional deprivation can prevent or cure some...

Cancer Stem Cells and Why They Matter

Cancer stem cells are rare immortal cells within a tumor that can both self-renew by dividing and also give rise to many cell types that constitute the tumor, and can therefore form tumors. Such cells have been found in various types of human tumors, and might be attractive targets for cancer treatment. Cancer stem cells (CSCs) are cancer cells found within tumors or blood cancers that possess characteristics...

IV Cancer Therapies: How Can They Help You?

Cancer is quickly gaining momentum in overtaking cardiovascular disease as the leading cause of death in the world, according to 2007 statistics, with the expectation of it becoming the leading cause of death by 2020. This is why there is so much focus today on new cancer drugs and treatments in oncology, as well as in alternative and integrative cancer therapies.IV cancer therapies are...

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