#421/422   August/September 2018

#421/422 August/September 2018

August / September 2018

Letter from the Publisher

by Jonathan Collin, MD

Coffee and the Reduction of Cancer Risks

by Steven Helschien, DC
Organic, premium-grade coffee has the highest antioxidant content of any food, providing protection from oxidative stress. Coffee consumption has been linked to reduced cancer risk in multiple studies.

by Dr. Paul S. Anderson, NMD
A combination of Poly-MVA, DCA, retinol, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, and low-carbohydrate diet brought about disease regression in people with advanced cancers, who had not responded to previous standard and natural treatments.

by Michael Karlfeldt, ND, PhD 
Mitochondria's roles in creating cellular energy and regulating metabolic pathways offer multiple avenues for inhibiting cancer initiation and progression, including diet and fermented wheat germ.

by Barbara MacDonald, ND, LAc 
For patients who prefer natural medicine, a cancer diagnosis brings added anxiety at the thought of needing invasive and toxic interventions. Reaping from her 20 years of working in the field of complementary cancer care, Dr. MacDonald explains how she counsels patients and what information they need in order to make an informed decision that gives them confidence.

by Jacob Schor, ND, FABNO 
Studies in the past ten years have identified food choices associated with increased and reduced risks of prostate cancer recurrence – and some of them are unexpected!

How to Approach the Cancer Patient, Diagnosis, and Treatment 

by Prof. Serge Jurasunas, MD(hom), ND 
This noted naturopathic physician explains his methods for diagnosing and treating people with cancer, using natural therapies that shift the body on cellular and organic levels toward health.

Hyperthermia Therapy

by James Odell, OMD, ND, LAc 
Medical director of the Bioregulatory Medical Institute provides an overview of the history and the current use of hyperthermia therapy to treat cancers.

A Metabolic Explanation of Cancer: 
The Bio-Energetic Theory of Carcinogenesis 

by Michael J. Gonzalez, DSc, NMD, PhD, FACN, and Jorge Duconge, PhD 
For decades, researchers have been looking for genetic factors that cause cancer, instead of viewing it as a metabolic disease. The authors urge a new view that sees mitochondrial dysfunction as the primary cause of cancer, a view that opens new, more effective treatment options.

Plechner Findings Presented at International Integrative Oncology Convention

by Al Plechner, DVM 
Case reports, presented at an oncology convention, indicate that atypical cortisol estrogen imbalance is a factor in some cancers and autoimmune diseases.

Cannaceuticals – Future of Cannabis Edibles 

by Betty Wedman-St Louis, PhD 
The increasing market for edible cannabis products is raising concerns about product quality, labeling, and consumer safety.

Environmental Toxic Chemicals and Mysterious Illness: 
A Tale of Two Leukemia Patients

by Simon Yu, MD 
Exposure to toxic environmental chemicals underlies multiple symptoms of poor health and contributes to many chronic illnesses, including cancer. The author uses acupuncture meridian assessment and laboratory testing to identify chemical burden that inhibits healthy function, and outlines methods for detoxification.


Pathways to Healing 
What Does It Mean to Be a Healer?

Elaine Zablocki

Jule Klotter

Alan R. Gaby, MD

Monthly Miracles


Michael Gerber, MD, HMD

Monthly Miracles

16th International Integrative Oncology Conference – "Cancer, Cannabis & Keto"

Michael Gerber, MD, HMD

Healing with Homopathy

Teaching Homeopathy in Prague: Acute, Flight-Induced Bladder Infection

Judyth Reichenberg-Ullman, ND, MSW; and Robert Ullman, ND

Optimizing Metabolism 

When the Solution Is the Problem: Do Your Mouthwash and Toothpaste Have Untoward Metabolic Effects?

Ingrid Kohlstadt, MD, MPH

Curmudgeon's Corner

Puking Patients

Jacob Schor, ND, FABNO

Ask Dr. J 

The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly of Cancer Diagnosis

Jim Cross, ND, LAc

Women's Health Update 

Ovarian and Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines

Tori Hudson, ND


Blood-Type Diet Not Supported by Research

Alan Gaby, MD

Guest Editorial

Review of Dr. Barbara MacDonald's "Cancer Care: Conventional, Complementary, Alternative?" 

by Paul S. Anderson, NMD

Letters to the Editor

None this month...

In the News

College of Naturopathic Doctors of Alberta Meeting

Jacob Schor, ND

Bioregulatory Medicine Institute 2018 Conference Recap


Book Reviews

Whitewash: The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer, and the Corruption of Science 

by Carey Gillam
review by Jule Klotter

Herbal ABC's: The Foundation of Herbal Medicine 

by Sharol Tilgner, ND
review by Jacob Schor, ND, FABNO 

Book Excerpt

Sustainable Medicine: Whistle-Blowing on 21st Century Medical Practice 

by Dr. Sarah Myhill