1. September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month – Let’s Learn More About Blood Cancers

    September is the blood cancer awareness month. Many of us are not aware of what is blood cancer is and are confused about differences between its types and sub-types. Learn about blood cancer below and call our office to get consultation for yourself or for a loved one who suffers from blood cancer. Dr Jones, the Medical Director of Cancer Program here at Gentle Wellness Center has worked with man…Read More

  2. Nutrition and Cancer Q&A

    By Jessica Christie, N.D., C.N.S. Jessica Christie is a Naturopathic Doctor and Certified Nutrition Specialist within the Naturopathic Medicine Program at Gentle Wellness Center. We ask Dr. Christie a few basic, but important questions about nutrition for cancer patients in order to understand the correct way to approach food and nutrition. Nutrition and diet is a great way to treat cancer in conj…Read More

  3. Importance of Sleep for Cancer Patients

    With or without cancer, sleep is very important for good health. Creating a good sleeping habit is one of the first steps towards achieving your health goals - be it weight loss, improving stamina or even getting rid of major health conditions. As kids, we may remember our parents and caregivers trying hard to put us to bed and making sure we slept well. This did not just mean sleeping well for a …Read More

  4. Why Should You Consider an Alternative Cancer Treatment Center?

    It is a widely known fact that conventional cancer treatments such as chemotherapy involve killing the healthy cells, causing the immune system to suffer and become weaker. This in turn causes the cancer cells to become stronger and that is why although we see many patients in remission or recovering from cancer, they eventually get it back. Patients keep doing multiple rounds of chemotherapy and …Read More

  5. Should Humans Eat Meat?

    As a center for holistic and integrative medicine specializing in alternative cancer treatments, our doctors and therapists are frequently asked whether eating meat is good for health. A lot of times, the subject of meat eating comes up when we think, talk and read about cancers, clean eating, healing, naturopathy and detoxification. Diets such as the Paleo diets have become famous today because t…Read More

  6. Alternative Breast Cancer Treatments – Do they Work?

    There have been a lot of advancements in the treatment options for breast cancer. Conventional treatments for breast cancer range from surgery, radiation, chemotherapy and anti-hormone therapies. Although the traditional methods of treating breast cancer are widely recommended by oncologists, many patients who believe that chemicals and drugs do more harm than being real cures, opt for alternative…Read More

  7. Insulin Potentiation Therapy

    Can Insulin Potentiation Therapy Help You?

    An alternative to cancer therapy, Insulin Potentiation Therapy administers insulin along with lower doses of chemotherapy drugs. The theory behind IPT is that the insulin potentiates the effect of chemotherapy and other medications, and lower chemotherapy doses are needed as more of the drugs enter the cells due to insulin. Developed by Dr. Donato Perez Garcia in Mexico in the 1930s, Insulin Pot…Read More

  8. Intravenous Vitamin C

    Treating Cancer Through High Dose Intravenous Vitamin C

    First suggested as a tool for cancer treatment in the 1950s, Vitamin C is now found to kill cancer cells when administered in high doses through intravenous (IV) infusions. Vitamin C interacts with iron and other metals found in the blood and creates hydrogen peroxide. Hydrogen peroxide in high concentrations damages the mitochondria and DNA of cancer cells, shutting their energy supply and killin…Read More