Alternative Therapies can be combined with Conventional Therapies both for Treatment and to help with Side-Effects. In addition, there are some Conventional Therapies that are being used with few side effects.
If you would like to find a physician that uses a combination of alternative and conventional therapy to treat you cancer, the following use both:
Keith Block, M.D. at the Block Medical Center in Evanston, IL uses a complete detoxification program along with both conventional and complementary techniques.
Dr. Brodie in Reno includes nutritional and herbal supplements along with strong physical and psychological support and conventional treatments where necessary.
The Buchholz Medical Group in Mt View treats cancer, primarily with chemo emphasizing the prevention of side effects, and control of symptoms form the illness and from treatment. Traditional Chinese medicine is available, including acupuncture and herbal medicine. They will combine alternative and conventional. Phone: (415) 988-8011.
Energy Health Centre Ft. Worth, Texas offers integrative treatments that combine conventional and complementary medicine in the healing of cancer. They have a website at http://www.energyhealth.com/ and can be reached by phone at 817-927-5111.
James W. Forsythe, M.D., H.M.D. manages two clinics: Cancer Screening and Treatment Center of Nevada for conventional cancer treatment and Century Wellness Center for alternative medicine. Dr. Forsythe's expertise is in conventional therapy and he may propose that as your first option.
Humlegaarden is an international cancer clinic situated north of Copenhagen in Denmark, using innovative and holistic methods in the treatment of cancer. In some cases, chemotherapy may be used.
Klinik St. George in Germany uses hyperthermia with a variety of conventional and alternative approaches.
Dan Labriola, N.D., in Seattle works with patients who need or want to stay with conventional treatments and uses naturopathic approaches to provide nutritional supplementation to help reduce the side effects of chemotherapy and other harsh treatments.
North Central Mississippi Regional Cancer Center in Greenwood, MS incorporates bromocryptine, coQ10, and other immunesystem boosting agents with traditional cancer therapy. They can be reached by phone at 601-459-7133.
Northern Health Inc. in Ontario - Rudolf E. Falk, M.D., may use low-dose chemotherapy, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and high doses of vitamin C, all of which are combined with hyaluronic acid, which is a targeting carrier molecule. The use of hyaluronic acid allows for better penetration of the drug to the tumor, and also better targeting, so the severe side effects of drugs are not felt. They may also use hyperthermia. Phone: (705)466-2015.
Oasis of Hope in Mexico uses mostly alternative therapies, but in some cases, such as with liver cancer, they may combine conventional therapies. With liver cancer, they combine 5FU (chemotherapy) with laetrile and inject it directly into the liver. They are having some good success with this. In addition, they have a 4 Day Program for people doing chemotherapy who want to complement it with alternative approaches
Revici Clinic uses non-toxic chemotherapy for treating late stage cancers.
If you are using chemo or radiation to treat your cancer, we have a web page devoted to helping you with the side effects.