Cancer Treatment Options Overview
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The urgency a given
treatment option and recommendation is often confusing, but more important
aspect of treating cancer alternatively is the mental and emotional stress level
of the individual.
There are many cancer
treatment options, like those of Dr. Budwig, Dr. Gerson, Dr. Stand, and programs
like the Gerson therapy for juicing and many other techniques that assist in
treating cancer alternatively.
In treating cancer
alternatively, it is our goal to present a “buffet table” of treatment options,
and allow you and your body to heal and be restored to health.
The treatment option
selected often treats different aspects on the body – mentally, emotionally, and
physically. As a result a different treatment option can affect and bring
healing to the different parts of the body.
one of the primary issues of cancer and with the knowledge of cancer and the
medical options – stress is increased. With the increase of stress, there are
more challenges for our body to overcome.
The treatment recommended
by the oncologist or other practitioner treating cancer is often regarded as the
primary means of destroying or removing the disease.
individuals are led to believe that immediate action is required to "fight
cancer"—this despite the fact that it is widely accepted that many cancers are
not even detected for years after the first cell became wayward.
The urgency of the
recommendations and treatment option are often confusing, but more important
than the mental and emotional state of the individual is the fact that control
over the future seems to be slipping away from the individual to the medical
That is what
happened to me. I was feeling fatigued, not quite right, it was harder
to focus and be alert. I decided to make arrangements for my annual check-up.
mammogram was ordered. On Friday afternoon, following the mammogram the medical
field requested to do a routine biopsy. I considered it was my age and did not
allow any red flags to go up in my mind.
Saturday morning, about 10:00
a.m. the phone rings. It is a Dr. He is explaining to me that I had aggressive
cancer in my breast. Both carcinoma and the
invasive ductal carcinoma and very aggressive.
He requested that I prepare for surgery by Monday morning. That was only 2 days
I felt that I was on a roller
coaster, out of control and was about to crash. This is my life that is passing
before my eyes.
What has and is being ignored in the treatment
of cancer are the life style factors that are possibly contributing to the
development of cancer.
Addressing these issues will tend to restore
some sense of control in a situation that otherwise feels like your life is
spiraling out of control.
For instance, countless studies
suggest that there might be a correlation between certain dietary factors,
stress and cancer.
Are we aware that stress management is crucial
to a successful outcome in all health situations?
stress levels checklist is not a complete list for people facing
cancer. It is a starter and it may prompt some individuals to take more
initiative in finding additional information that may promote a more successful
In the very early stages of treatment, there are
measures people can take to improve their responses to treatment. The treatment
option selected will begin to affect your health and well-being. Other
treatment options may be added and will act as a catalyst in your healing.
I chose the Gerson therapy
treatment option as the basis of my program.
However, I added the infrared,
chi vibrator, additional supplements, and other treatment options to augment the
Gerson therapy treatment option.
Though I try to stay current with a lot of
factors affecting health, I am just one person so consider the checklist a
diving board: once you jump off, you have to swim, and this is basically
something only you can do. I can nudge, but that is about it. You may have more
than one diving instructor and more than one person to teach you how to swim.
It has always felt a bit unfair that assessments
of the merits of particular medical protocols are so narrow in scope that that
the differences in
supplements, life style,
stress, creativity and inspiration are never factored into the
Consequently, except for a rare
study here or there, most people are led to believe that the main medical
modality accounts for most of the success or failure of a protocol.
While I believe that the choice of modalities or
treatment options are important, I also believe that if it is true that
individuals who are happy have a longer life expectancy than those who are not,
then we have to ask what makes which people happy.
I do not think that any
individual who fails to make meaningful life style changes can be truly serious
about getting well.
Moreover, that individual may have impossible
expectations about what the doctor can accomplish without the individual being
All the measures people can
undertake on their own restores power to the individual.
Keep in mind that as experienced as your doctor
is, he or she is a specialist in a field that did not include
nutrition, herbal medicine, or
prayer and meditation in the curriculum used to train doctors.
Though this is unfortunate, the good news is
that this leaves many treatment options for you to explore on your own! I did
explore, and quickly too, as my life span seemed considerably short.
It is an exciting journey of
healing spiritually, emotionally, mentally, socially, and physically.
It is my passion to giving you a
“jumping off board” to start your journey.
You have a “wake-up” call – your
body is screaming at you to start taking care of it. The decision is yours.
Your body will take care of you if you will take
care of your body.
It is not a time to start blaming or passing
responsibility to the environment, the medical field, or any other person(s) or
This is a time of opening our eyes and beginning
to see what is happening all around us.
In treating cancer alternatively, we will review
globally the reasons and causes of pollution, chemicals, preservatives, dyes,
additives, and other foreign things absorbed and ingested by each one of us.
We will look at the resources that are available
to us to minimize the chemicals and toxins that are going into our body.
We will consider the treatment option to assist
our body in releasing the unwanted “stuff” from our bodies. These will be
things that you may do yourself.
short on the “cash” side of life. We also wanted to be in control of our
In many ways
it is difficult for me to see the difference between the medical protocols and
the alternative protocols when either way I am trusting other individual(s) and
subjecting my life, body, and money to others.
alternatively is a website about learning to “invest in yourself”. Freedom in
doing and being and building a lifestyle that brings optimal health to our
spiritually, that if I take care of my body, my body will take care of me.
I was far
off the path as I reviewed my life. I give thanks for every individual who
guided me along the path of optimal health within my home.
willing to invest in that change, for it required different equipment,
appliances, foods, and ways of doing things. I was in control of any given
treatment option within my own home, with my time and energy. Wow!
That is what
we all want and desire. I passionately desire the same for you and your family.
regardless of whether you choose to go the surgery and chemotherapy route or
some completely holistic route, the lifestyle changes that are promoted in this
web-site will give you an opportunity to walk the journey of life, health, and
Nearly every informed
person would agree that
stress reduction will promote wellness. There are many ways to resolve
stress reduction. Counseling, mediation, yoga, and others are available to
Master’s in counseling I was still struggling. I found that I seemed to harbor
bitterness, unforgiviness, and anger, among other emotions.
counseling, meditating, visualization, resolving activities, communication and
other methods softened the emotions. Yet at given moments, those emotions came
I needed more. Maybe you do also.
Regardless of the choices
or treatment option you select to be in control of the optimal health of your
body, you will most likely have to take personal responsibility for this part of
If you explain it to your
doctor, he might shrug his shoulders or support you by telling you that what you
are doing might be helpful.
Since we agreed that no one
person can possibly know all we need to know about the individual variations in
pathology and cancer, responses to treatment and diet, and destiny, we had to
agree to “exploration”.
believe that exploration of things that I can choose to do for myself will bring
healing to my body. Positive expectations and beliefs are healing.
Falling into a spiral of
being out of control, sick, miserable and thinking about your plight brings
negative expectations of pain and agony. I had to begin to take control of my
thinking and thought processes.
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