Introducing Dr. Francisco Contreras: VIDEO

I have long known of Dr. Contreras and his father, whom I believe had a hand in helping my grandmother get another 25 years of life. It should be noted that at his hospital, Dr. Contreras performs surgeries and administers chemotherapy. (Most patients, upon arrival, have had enough of that, however, and do not receive…

MYTH: “My cancer just happened”

After my class in Carlsbad, a young mother of two small children waited to talk to me. She said, “You told your story of how you were desperate? I am just that—desperate.” And her eyes welled up with tears. She is tall and willowy, beautiful and blonde, and I am guessing once had a career…

Dr. Connealy in Cali, Dr. Contreras in Mexico

Earlier this month, I had the great privilege to study (after speaking to a group of 300) with Leigh Erin Connealy, M.D., in Irvine, California, and then Francisco Contreras, M.D. in Mexico. Each has interesting strengths. Dr. Contreras is carrying on a powerful legacy as the son of the first-ever “integrative oncologist.” Like his father,…

Winter gardening, prunes at Disneyland, & I’m teaching in Utah this month

It doesn’t happen often that I’m home for 3.5 weeks. I have three local classes to teach before leaving for Malaga, Spain Jan. 22 to study at the Budwig Clinic.   This past week, I did not take one single photo of my trip to Vegas for outlet shopping, then Disneyland with my kids. The…