Co-existing with cancer, or curing it?

Of course, every cancer patient hopes for the words “remission” or even better, “cure.” Those things are possible and do happen regularly, especially with early-stage cancers. But, one thing that has been a surprise to me in my studies thus far is that practitioners almost universally talk about how cancer does not have to be…

Cancer treatment modalities at Oasis of Hope Tijuana…..part 1 of 4

Dr. Contreras can use treatments approved in other countries, even if 300 yards away, in the U.S., it’s not legal. (That doesn’t mean it’s been evaluated and deemed illegal—it just means it hasn’t been approved.) That’s a rather compelling reason to seek treatment at Oasis of Hope. Giving a cancer patient more options is a…

Castoffs of the medical profession cross the U.S. border

The vast majority of Oasis Tijuana patients arrive as Stage 4, written off by the medical profession. They’ve been through chemo and radiation, maybe even multiple times, and are very ill. The vast majority of the patients are American but there are also Europeans, Canadians, Australians, and Japanese. Virtually no Latinos. (“We’re not prophets in…

WHAT IS TREATMENT AT OASIS?

I tell you for the next 3 days what treatment at Oasis consists of, most of which I participated in, myself. I will report in more detail in the book and documentary we are working on. In the coming year, Dr. Lodi and an international investor are opening a clinic that will not only serve…