Alternative Cancer Treatment - Resources, Notes, Information

Selected Books on Alternative Treatment of Cancer
Diet, Nutrition
Fresh Juices
Ketogenic Diet
Budwig Diet, Budwig Protocol
Gerson Therapy
Natural Hygiene
Some Other Diets
Probiotics / Fermentation
Herbs, Etc.
Essential Oils
Vitamins, Minerals, Supplements
TCM - Traditional Chinese Medicine
Cannabis, RSO/FECO
Sleep and Rest
Breath, Wim Hof
Web Resources
Prostate Cancer (includes list of books)
Lung Cancer
Colon Cancer
Breast Cancer
Radiation Treatment
Emotional, Mental, Spiritual, Placebo
Research Tips


This page is meant to be an aid in researching alternative means of treating and preventing cancer, for whomever may be interested.

I am not a doctor or any kind of a healthcare practicioner. I like to find and share information. I started to research this subject in January of 2022, when I had a brief cancer scare. Luckily I have not had cancer. I know that it can be very scary. I have always been interested in alternative approaches to health. Cancer is not the funnest subject, so I had not previously spent any time looking into it. I have found this to be an extremely interesting subject.

There are over 200 kinds of cancer. Cancer is the number two cause of death in the US, heart disease is number one. Cancer is expected to soon be number one, as it already is in 22 states.

I am not making any claims and I am not giving medical advice. And I am not suggesting that anyone should not see a doctor or follow their advice. But I do suggest that you should become as informed as you can and make your own decisions, with as much help as you want from wherever you can get it. Many people may want to pursue alternative treatment exclusively, or at least give it a try, and many people may wish to use alternative treatment along with conventional treatment. This could be called complementary or integrative therapy. Some doctors may be open to this, some may not be. In most cases, especially in a new diagnosis of early stage cancer, there is time to research options before jumping right into conventional treatment. And in some case of late-stage cancer, doctors may say that they have nothing more to offer. I highly recommend watching the documentary film, Cancer, The Emperor of All Maladies. This 6-hour film presents the medical history of cancer treatment. Conventional treatment generally consists of surgery, chemotherapy and radiation, also known as "cut, poison and burn". Many lives have been saved or lengthened with such treatment. And there are continuing advances in conventional treatment, including immunotherapy. There can also be downsides to such treatments. There are many alternatives to conventional treatment. Every person is different, every body is different, every cancer is different. Alternative treatment is largely dismissed by mainstream science and medicine. But I would suggest that there is nothing unscientific about most alternative therapies. The world of alternative healing is quite vast. There are certainly many wrong ideas, charlatans, con men, etc. Which is one reason why I suggest reading as much as you can, to sort out what has merit.

Many books are listed here. It may not be necessary to buy or read any of these books, but I do recommend get and read as many of them as you can. You may be able to find them cheap or borrow them from libraries. (also check out, where many books can be downloaded at no charge). Or you may find sufficient information on the web. But I definitely recommend keep on learning. The more you look, the more you will find. I do not have all of these books, but I have obtained quite a few of them. I have been continually amazed at how much information there is. One reason I list so many books here is to give support to the idea that there are many valid alternative ways to look at cancer treatment. Another reason is to show that we are way beyond a handful of anecdoctal cases. Note that most of these books are written either by doctors and scientists, or by cancer survivors. (I earn no commission from Amazon. I may change my mind on that someday. More information here).

I have tried to list here as many good books as I can find and as many different therapies as I could find. I would suggest that rather than trying to figure out which is the one best thing to do, it might be better to follow the "cocktail" approach and use as many different therapies as you can.

Most of the best ideas in alternative cancer treatment will apply perhaps even more to prevention, and much of it is good advice for just good general health. Cancer is increasingly understood to be a metabolic disease (rather than a genetic condition), and thus has a lot to do with what we are eating or not eating. Most of us have eaten a fairly unhealthy diet for most of our lives and have been exposed to many toxins. So a lot of alternative approaches to cancer involve changes in diet, and/or detoxification. When we are looking at various dietary approaches, we may find some similarities (as well as contradictions). Many people may claim to have cured their cancer by following a Macrobiotic diet. It may be that it was not so much all the specifics of that approach as it was just that someone stopped eating meat or dairy. A positive attitude may be very important. It may be that many people who reversed their cancer by following this or that therapy actually improved just because they had a very strong positive attitude (the placebo effect). We may be a long ways off from having a complete understanding of cancer. But I do suggest that there are a great many success stories from people who have followed alternative paths, whether or not they also followed the conventional approach.

Anyway, this is just some information I have found on the subject of cancer, including a lot of books, in case it may be of use for anyone. This is not meant to be a guide to cancer, but a guide to researching alternative cancer treatment. And I note again that quite a bit of this is relevant to good health in general. I am not necessarily recommending anything in particular just because I document it here. I like to keep an open mind and I try to learn from everyone. I'm still working on this, and it might always be a bit rough and unfinished.

I wish you good luck and good health.

Selected Books on Alternative Treatment of Cancer

Not necessarily in any particular oder.
(note that many of these books are fairly recent)

Naturopathic Oncology - Neil McKinney ND
Subtitle: An Encyclopedic Guide for Patients & Physicians
2020 Liaison Press 4th Edition - 616 pages (paperback $69.00) ISBN10:1926946154,ISBN13:9781926946153
(3rd edition - 2016 546p, 2nd edition 2012 568p, 1st edition 2010 520p)
(evolved from his previous book, Naturally There's Hope 2004,244p, Naturally There's Always Hope 2008,440p)
Author's website:
Above website includes a 102-page PDF file with extensive references for the book and a bibliography (as far as I can tell, this is the same as the reference section and bibliography in the printed book) -
This book may be on the expensive side, but it is a very serious and comprehensive book. Definitely encyclopedic, as the title indicates.

Chris Beat Cancer - Chris Wark
Subtitle: A Comprehensive Plan for Healing Naturally
2018, 2021 (2nd edition) Hay House - 312 pages (paperback $16.99) ISBN10:1401956130,ISBN13:9781401956134
Author's website:
Excellent book. One of the top books I would recommend on alternative cancer treatment (or just for anyone who wants to be super healthy). Chris declined chemo after having surgery for colon cancer at age 26. His approach is a plant-based diet, ideally raw, and lots of juicing. He ate 2 "Giant Cancer-Fighting Salads" every day. Exceptionally well-written book. Very well-organized. Thorough but also concise. Contains many details on various fruits, vegetables, mushrooms, herbs, etc. Heavily annotated with scientific studies.

Natural Cancer Science - Case Adams PhD
Subtitle: The Evidence for Diets, Herbs, Superfoods, and Other Natural Strategies that Fight Cancer
2020 Logical Books 431 pages (paperback $21.95) ISBN10:193625154X,ISBN13:9781936251544
Author's website:
A dense and thorough book, lots of information. 7 Chapters - 1. How Our Body Fights Cancer, 2. Toxins and Cancer, 3. Diet and Cancer, 4. Anticancer Superfoods, 5. Anticancer Herbs, 6. Supplemental Cancer Fighters, 7. The Anticancer Lifestyle. The References and Bibliography section is 104 pages long, in small print. Includes an Index. I would certainly recommend this book. A great resource.

Anticancer Living - Lorenzo Cohen PhD, Alison Jeffries MEd
Subtitle: Transform Your Life and Health with the Mix of Six
2019 Penguin Books 432 pages (paperback $18.00) ISBN10:0735220433,ISBN13:9780735220430
Authors' website:
Authors' Bios:
Dr. Cohen Twitter:
Dr Cohen is the Director of the Integrative Medicine Program at MD Anderson Cancer Center. The Mix of Six - Love and Support, Stress, Sleep, Exercise, Diet, Environment. Andrew Weil says "The health revolution accessible science-based approach to wellness".

Anticancer: A New Way of Life - David Servan-Schreiber MD PhD
2017 Penguin Books 288 pages (paperback $18.00) ISBN10:0452295726,ISBN13:9780452295728
2017 Penguin Books 288 pages (paperback $18.00) ISBN10:0452295726 ISBN13:9780452295728
Author's website:
Originally published in 2007. This well-respected international best-selling book is the inspiration for the later book Anticancer Living. This is a classic in the field of complementary and alternative medicine, from a very scientific point of view.

Beyond Cancer Treatment - Dale Figtree, PhD
Subtitle: Clearing and Healing the Underlying Causes, A Personal Memoir and Guide
2011 Blue Palm Press 132 pages (paperback $12.00) ISBN10:0977186601,ISBN13:9780977186600
Author's website:
Youtube video - Chris Wark Interviews Dale Figtree 05/04/18 (56min) -
Youtube video - Chris Wark Interviews Dale Figtree 05/22/22 (1hr7min) -
The author was diagnosed with non-Hodgkins lymphoma with an inoperable tumor in 1977 at age 27. After six months of radiation treatment, she was told there was nothing more they could do. She found a naturopathic doctor who guided her into healing, mainly with a radical nutrient-dense healthy diet. As of 2022, she has been cancer-free for 45 years. I got this book right after watching her interviews with Chris Wark (linked above). A short book, very easy to read. Lots of information. Very inspirational. Highly recommended.

How to Fight Cancer & Win - William L. Fischer
Subtitle: Scientific Guidelines and Documented Facts for the Successful Treatment and Prevention of Cancer and Other Related Health Problems
1992 Agora Health Books 357 pages (paperback $19.00) ISBN10:1891434012,ISBN13:9781891434013
This excellent book gives a thorough look at alternative cancer treatments and cancer in general. Note that it is over 30 years old, so there may be quite a bit of outdated information, which you might need to verify or research further. But still a very valuable book.

Cancer: Improving Your Odds - John G. Heron
Subtitle: A Science-Based Approach to Naturally Preventing and Treating Cancer
2019 Independently Published 547 pages (paperback $24.95) ISBN10:1709219939,ISBN13:9781709219939
Author's website:
Facebook Support Group:

Herbal Medicine, Healing & Cancer - Donald Yance MH, CN, RH
Subtitle: A Comprehensive Program for Prevention and Treatment
1999 Keats Publishing 480 pages (paperback $21.95) ISBN10:0879839686,ISBN13:9780879839680
Author's website:
Yance is also the author of Adaptogens in Medical Herbalism (2013), listed below in the herb section.

The Definitive Guide to Cancer - Lise N. Alschuler, Karolyn A. Gazella
Subtitle: An Integrative Approach to Prevention, Treatment, and Healing
2010 (3rd edition) Celestial Arts 496 pages (paperback $26.00) ISBN10:1587613581,ISBN13:9781587613586
Lots of information in this thick book. Probably time for an update though.

Cracking Cancer Toolkit - Jeffrey Dach MD
Subtitle: Using Repurposed Drugs for Cancer Treatment
2020 Medical Muse Press - 582 pages (paperback $39.95) ISBN10:1732421013,ISBN13:9781732421011
Author's website:

Beat Back Cancer Naturally - Dominic A. Brandy MD
Subtitle: 5 Scientifically Proven Natural and Plant-Based Ways to Prevent, Survive and Thrive with Cancer
2019 Natural Insights into Cancer - 376 pages (paperback $22.99) ISBN10:1734057513,ISBN13:9781734057515
Author's website:
Credits a plant-based diet as promoted by Dr.Gregor in How Not to Die with keeping his myeloma under control.

Radical Remission - Kelly A. Turner PhD
Subtitle: Surviving Cancer Against All Odds
2014 Harper One 319 pages (paperback $16.99) ISBN10:0062268740,ISBN13:9780062268747
The 9 Keys Factors That Can Make a Difference (9 chapters):
Radically Changing Your Diet, Taking Control of Your Health, Following Your Intuition, Using Herbs and Supplements, Releasing Suppressed Emotions, Increasing Positive Emotions, Embracing Social Support, Deepening Spiritual Connection, Having Strong Reasons for Living
Author's website:
The Radical Remission Project:
PDF file of complete book can be downloaded free at

Radical Hope - Kelly A. Turner PhD, Tracy White
Subtitle: 10 Key Healing Factors from Exceptional Survivors of Cancer & Other Diseases
2021 Hay House 368 pages (paperback $18.99) ISBN10:1401965245,ISBN13:9781401965242

Cancer Free - Bill Henderson
Subtitle: Your Guide to Gentle, Non-Toxic Healing
2014 (5th edition) 317 pages (paperback $37.00) ISBN10:1601451830,ISBN13:9781601451835
(1st edition 2004, 2nd edition 2007, 3rd edition 2009 (audio), 4th edition 2011)
Author's website:
(the author passed away in 2016 at age 84)

I Used to Have Cancer - James Templeton
Subtitle: How I Found My Own Way Back to Health
2019 Square One 179 pages (paperback $16.95) ISBN10:0757004784,ISBN13:9780757004780
Author's website:
Author says he cured his cancer with vitamin C and macrobiotic diet.

The Cancer Code - Jason Fung MD
Subtitle: A Revolutionary New Understanding of a Medical Mystery
2020 Thorsons 368 pages (paperback $19.97) ISBN10:0008436207,ISBN13:9780008436209
Author's website:
Also author of The Diabetes Code and The Obesity Code.

Beating Cancer with Nutrition - Patrick Quillin PhD RD CNS
Subtitle: Using Nutrition and Other Modalities to Improve Quality and Quantity of Life for Medically Treated Cancer Patients
2021 (5th Edition) Nutrition Times Press 420 pages (paperback $29.95) ISBN10:1735234702,ISBN13:9781735234700
(1st edition 1994, 2nd edition 1998, 3rd edition 2001, 4th edition 2005)
Podcast interview with author (The Moss report MAY 11, 2022 - 43min audio) -

Everything You Need to Know to Help You Beat Cancer - Chris Woollams
2015 (5th Edition) Health Issues 481 pages (paperback $25.00) ISBN10:0956539181,ISBN13:9780956539182
Author's Website - Cancer Active:
Author's Youtube Channel:
1st edition 2002, 2nd edition 2003, 3rd edition 2005, 4th edition 2012. Excellent book, very comprehensive. Might not find at Amazon, can order from author's website.

How to Starve Cancer - Jane McLelland
Subtitle: And Then Kill it with Ferroptosis
2021 (2nd edition) Agenor Publishing - 488 pages (paperback $25.99) ISBN10:0951951742,ISBN13:9780951951743
Author's website:
Facebook group:
(Facebook group has 55,000 members as of MAR 2022).

Textbook of Naturopathic Integrative Oncology - Jody Noe MSc, ND
2011 CCNM Press 1st Edition - 400 pages (hardcover $109.95) ISBN10:1897025343,ISBN13:9781897025343
Publisher's website:

Cancer Medicine From Nature - Roger Bloom
Subtitled: The Herbal Cancer Formulas of Edgar Cayce and Harry Hoxsey
2012 (2nd edition) CreateSpace 102 pages (paperback $21.95) ISBN10:1478245883,ISBN13:9781478245889

How I Beat Pancreatic Cancer - Robert Miller
Subtitled: And Other Bedtime Stories
2018 Freeze Time Media 112 pages (paperback $14.99) ISBN10:194670220X,ISBN13:9781946702203

Never Fear Cancer Again - Raymond Francis MSc
Subtitle: How to Prevent and Reverse Cancer
2011 Health Communications 384 pages (paperback $14.95) ISBN10:075731550X,ISBN13:9780757315503
Author's website:
(he passed away in 2020 at the age of 83)
PDF file of complete book can be downloaded free at

How Not to Die - Michael Gregor MD
Subtitle: Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and Reverse Disease
2015 Flatiron Books 576 pages (paperback $35.00) ISBN10:1250066115,ISBN13:9781250066114
Author's websites:,

Curing Cancer with Carrots - Ann Cameron
2015 Ann Cameron Books 118 pages (paperback $8.95) ISBN10:0692521763,ISBN13:9780692521762
Podcast - Juice Guru Radio - Steve Prussack interviews Ann Cameron May 17, 2015 (37 minute audio) -

Beating Cancer from the Grocery Store, Revised - James McGraw
Subtitle: Cannabis Oil, Melatonin, IP-6
2021 Independently Published 138 pages (paperback $25.00) ISBN13:9798488994560
Author's website:
Author's Private Facebook Group::
Youtube Video (AUG 13, 2020, 5min36sec) - Author shows what he eats for breakfast -
Youtube Video (FEB 16, 2021, 7min30sec) - Another breakfast video -

Cancer Trilogy: My First Three Books - James McGraw
Killing Cancer With Spices
Cancer Stem Cells: Attacking Cancer From the Roots
Cancer Stem Cells: If I knew Then What I Know Now
2020 Independently Published 273 pages (paperback $40.00) ISBN13:9798663975735

Collected Essays of a Cancer Survivor - Skip Stein
Subtitle: A Nutritional Holistic Survivor's Story
2019 Whoel Foods for Healthy Living Publishing 272 pages (paperback $19.95) ISBN10:1095700782,ISBN13:9781095700785
Author's website:
Author interviewed by Chris Wark - 06/09/22 (40-minute video):
Author cured himself of prostate cancer (Gleason score 8) without any conventional treatment, mainly by switching to a 100% plant-based diet. Diagnosed in 2010, still cancer-free 12 years later, as of 2022, at age 75. Excellent book, very inspirational. Author tells it like he sees it - does not mince words.

Winning the War on Cancer - Sylvie Beljanski
Subtitle: The Epic Journey Towards a Natural Cure
2018 Morgan James Publishing 254 pages (paperback $19.95) ISBN10:168350724X,ISBN13:9781683507246

You Can Conquer Cancer - Ian Gawler
Subtitle: A New Way of Living
2015 Tarcher Perigree 480 pages (paperback $20.00) ISBN10:0399172637,ISBN13:9780399172632

The Breuss Cancer Cure - Rudoph Breuss
Subtitle: Advice for the Prevention and Natural Treatment of Cancer, Leukemia, and Other Seemingly Incurable Diseases
1995 Books Alive, Bantam 112 pages (paperback $12.95) ISBN10:0920470564,ISBN13:9780920470565

Rudolf Breuss Cancer Cure Correctly Applied - Juergen HR Thomar
Subtitle: Guide to Cancer Treatment
2016 CreateSpace 286 pages (paperback $25.00) ISBN10:1511969741,ISBN13:9781511969741

Hoxsey Therapy - Harry Hoxsey
Subtitled: When Natural Cures for Cancer Became Illegal
2009 Transpersonal Publishing 322 pages (paperback $19.95) ISBN10:1929661320,ISBN13:9781929661329

When Healing Becomes a Crime - Kenny Ausubel
Subtitled: The Amazing Story of the Hoxsey Cancer Clinics and the Return of Alternative Therapies
2000 Healing Arts Press 480 pages (paperback $24.99) ISBN10:0892819251,ISBN13:9780892819256
PDF file of complete book can be downloaded free at
Youtube presentation by the author in 2000 -

Natural Cancer Cure - Russ Lawson
Subtitle: How I Beat Cancer Through Diet and Herbs and Found a Life of Health and Hope
2018 independently published 98 pages (paperback $8.59) ISBN10:1976975298,ISBN13:9781976975295
Author's website:

Cancer Can Be Cured! - Ofm Romano Zago
2000 Waid Group 260 pages (paperback $19.95) ISBN10:098198990X,ISBN13:9780981989907
presents a recipe for healing using Aloe arborescens and honey
PDF file of complete book can be downloaded free at

How I Beat Stage 4 Cancer, Maggie McGee Protocol - Maggie McGee
Subtitle: The Truth About God's Pharmacy
2017 Create Space 240 pages (paperback $16.95) ISBN10:1548008176,ISBN13:9781548008178
Author's website:

Beyond the Magic Bullet: The Anti-Cancer Cocktail - Raymond Chang MD
2011 Square One 208 pages (paperack $16.95) ISBN10:0757002323,ISBN13:9780757002328

Outside the Box Cancer Therapies - Mark Stengler NDM MS, Paul Anderson NMD
Subtitle: Alternative Therapies that Treat and Prevent Cancer
2019 Hay House 384 pages (paperback $17.99) ISBN10:140195460X,ISBN13:9781401954604
PDF file of complete book can be downloaded free at

Natural Strategies for Cancer Patients - Russell L. Blaylock MD
2019 Citadel 384 pages (paperback $9.99) ISBN10:0806539224,ISBN13:9780806539224

Cancer as a Metabolic Disease - Thomas N. Seyfried PhD
Subtitle: On the Origin, Management, and Prevention of Cancer
2012 Wiley 448 pages (hardcover $140.00) ISBN10:0470584920,ISBN13:9780470584927
Youtube presentation by Dr Seyfried (2018) -
Podcast - Peter Attia MD talks with Thomas Seyfried Phd - NOV 26, 2018 (2hrs48min audio) -
Dr. Seyfried's page at Boston College:
Description of the book from above page: "Dr. Seyfried's groundbreaking treatise provides extensive information showing that cancer can be best defined as a mitochondrial metabolic disease rather than as a genetic disease. This new concept has implications for the development of new non-toxic cancer therapies incuding the ketogenic diet. Experts in the cancer research field have praised this comprehensive study as one of science's hottest topics." This is a very important book in the ongoing scientific study of cancer, but probably not one most people need to get or read. See the summary book below.
PDF file of complete book can be downloaded free at

Summary of: Cancer as a Metabolic Disease - Johnny Rockermeier
2020 Independently Published 140 pages (paperback $12.90) ISBN13:9798671625820
Summary of above book (much more affordable).

Ravenous - Sam Apple
Subtitle: Otto Warburg, the Nazis, and the Search for the Cancer-Diet Connection
2021 Liveright 416 pages (paperback $28.95) ISBN10:1631493159,ISBN13:9781631493157

Tripping Over the Truth - Travis Christofferson, MS
Subtitle: How the Metabolic Theory of Cancer is Overturning One of Medicine's Most Entrenched Paradigms
2019 Chelsea Green Publishing 288 pages (paperback $18.00) ISBN10:160358935X,ISBN13:9781603589352
Excellent overview of the concept of cancer as a metabolic disease.

The Art & Science of Undermining Cancer - Francisco Contreras MD, Daniel E Kennedy MC
Subtitle: Strategies to Slow, Control, Reverse
2020 Oasis of Hope 470 pages (paperback $17.99) ISBN10:1953552994,ISBN13:9781953552990
Author's Website:
The author runs the Oasis of Hope Hospital in Tijuana, Mexico.

Crazy Sexy Cancer Tips - Kris Carr
2007 Skirt! 208 pages (paperback $19.95) ISBN10:1599212315,ISBN13:9781599212319
Author's website:
Kris has a few other books also based on her battle with cancer. And she made the excellent documentary film, Crazy Sexy Cancer.

Knockout - Suzanne Somers
Subtitle: Interviews with Doctors Who Are Curing Cancer, And How to Prevent Getting It in the First Place
2010 Harmony 368 pages (paperback $17.00) ISBN10:0307587592,ISBN13:9780307587596

I Have Cancer: What Should I Do? - Michael M Gonzalez PhD, Jorge R Miranda-Massari DPharm, Andrew W Saul PhD
Subtitle: Your Orthomolecular Guide for Cancer Management
2009 Basic Health Publications 156 pages (paperback $18.95) ISBN10:1591202434,ISBN13:9781591202431

Stop Feeding Your Cancer: One Doctor's Journey - John Kelly MB
2014 Pentheum Press 160 pages (paperback $15.00) ISBN10:0992779863,ISBN13:9780992779863
This book makes the case that a diet high in animal protein stimulates cancer growth.

Cancer Secrets - Jonathan Stegall MD
Subtitle: An Integrative Oncologist Reveals How You Can Defeat Cancer Using the Best of Modern Medicine and Alternative Therapies
2018 Cancer Secrets Press 256 pages (paperback $19.95) ISBN10:1732327300,ISBN13:9781732327306
Author's Website:
The Cancer Secrets Podcast - hosted by Jonathan Stegall MD -

The Cancer Revolution - Leigh Erin Connealy MD
Subtitle: A Groundbreaking Program to Reverse and Prevent Cancer
2017 Da Capo Lifelong Books - 336 pages (paperback $15.99) ISBN10:0738234656,ISBN13:9780738234656
PDF file of complete book can be downloaded free at

I Cure Cancer - Ian Jacklin
Subtitle: Learn How to Turn Your Body into a Cancer Free Zone
2019 Independently Published 421 pages (paperback $39.95) ISBN10:1097512436,ISBN13:9781097512430

Cancer Battle Plan - Anne E. Frahm, David J. Frahm
Subtitle: Six Strategies for Beating Cancer, from a Recovered "Hopeless Case"
1997 Tarcher Perigree 176 pages (paperback $16.00) ISBN10:087477893X,ISBN13:9780874778939

A Cancer Battle Plan Sourcebook - David J. Frahm
Subtitle: A Step by Step Health Program to Give Your Body a Fighting Chance
2000 Tarcher Perigree 288 pages (paperback $17.95) ISBN10:1585420026,ISBN13:9781585420025

Defeat Cancer - Connie Strasheim
Subtitle: 15 Doctors of Integrative & Naturopathic Medicine Tell You How
2011 BioMed Publishing 444 pages (paperback $29.95) ISBN10:0982513828,ISBN13:9780982513828
Author's website:

Stop Fighting Cancer and Start Treating the Cause - Kevin Conners
2013 (3rd edition) Independently Published 536 pages (paperback $19.99) ISBN13:9798682535996
Can download this book free from author's website:

Healing Through Detox - Tamara St.John
Subtitle: Eliminating the Root Cause of Chronic Disease
2017 Alternative Health Solutions 240 pages (paperback $16.95) ISBN10:0988767147,ISBN13:9780988767140
Author's website:

Outsmart Your Cancer - Tanya Harter Pierce
Subtitle: Alternative Non-Toxic Treatments That Work
2020 (3rd edition) Thoughtworks Publishing 482 pages (paperback $29.95) ISBN10:0972886702,ISBN13:9780972886703
Author's website:
1st edition - 2004, 2nd edition - 2009.
This book covers about 20 therapies, most of which are maybe a bit questionable, such as Protocel. Not the direction I would recommend, but could be some good information.

Defeat Cancer Now - Tamara St.John
Subtitle: A Nutritional Approach to Wellness for Cancer and Other Diseases
2013 Alternative Health Solutions 208 pages (paperback $22.95) ISBN10:0988767104,ISBN13:9780988767102
Author's website:

Beyond Cancer - Sally A. Lipsky PhD
Subtitle: The Powerful Effect of Plant-Based Eating:
How to Adopt a Plant-Based Diet to Optimize Cancer Survival And Long-Term Healthn
2017 Wellness Ink 124 pages (paperback $9.95) ISBN10:1988645050,ISBN13:9781988645056
Author's website:

Eat for Life - Joel Fuhrman MD
Subtitle: The Breakthrough Nutrient-Rich Program for Longevity, Disease Reverasl, and Sustained Weight Loss
2020 HarperOne 416 pages (paperback $18.99) ISBN10:0062249304,ISBN13:9780062249302
Author's website:
Joel Fuhrman has written many books, all dealing with diet and nutrition. This newest book probably contains most of the basic information in his previous books and is more up to date. He promotes a plant-based, nutrient-dense diet which he calls the Nutritarian diet. He says not to eat "SOS" - Salt, Oil, Sugar. Promotes "G-BOMBS" - Greens, Beans, Onions, Mushrooms, Berries, Seeds.

The China Study - T Colin Campbell PhD, Thomas M Campbell II MD
Subtitle: The Most Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Ever Conducted and the Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss and Long-Term Health
2016 Benbella Books 496 pages (paperback $17.95) ISBN10:1941631568,ISBN13:9781941631560
(first edition is 2005 - 417p, revised and expanded edition is 2016)
Author's website:

Whole - T. Colin Campbell PhD, Howard Jacobson PhD
Subtitle: Rethinking the Science of Nutrition
2014 BenBella Books 352 pages (paperback $16.95) ISBN10:1939529840,ISBN13:9781939529848

Metabolical - Robert H. Lustig MD MSL
Subtitle: The Lure and Lies of Processed Food, Nutrition, and Modern Medicine
2021 HarperWave 416 pages (paperback $28.99) ISBN10:0063027712,ISBN13:9780063027718
Lustig is also the author of the 2013 book, Fat Chance.

Eat to Beat Cancer - William W Li, MD
Subtitle: The New Science of How Your Body Can Heal Itself
2019 Balance 496 pages (paperback $30.00) ISBN10:1538714620,ISBN13:9781538714621
Author's website:
TED Talk by Dr. Li - "Can we eat to starve cancer?":

Cancer-Free with Food - Liana Werner Gray
Subtitle: A Step-by-Step Plan with 100+ Recipes to Fight Disease, Nourish the Body & Retore Your Health
2019 Hay House 416 pages (paperback $17.99) ISBN10:1401956424,ISBN13:9781401956424
Author's website:

Foods to Fight Cancer - Richard Beliveau PhD, Denis Gingras
Subtitle: What to Eat to Reduce Your Risk
2017 DK 240 pages (paperback $24.99) ISBN10:1465456287,ISBN13:9781465456281

Cancer: The Journey from Diagnosis to Empowerment - Paul Anderson NMD
2020 Lioncrest Publishing 138 pages (paperback $15.99) ISBN10:1544515995,ISBN13:9781544515991
(co-author of Outside the Box Cancer Therapies)
Author's website:

The Cancer Industry - Mark Sloan
Subtitle: Crimes, Conspiracy and the Death of My Mother
2018 EndAllDisease Publishing 209 pages (paperback $12.75) ISBN10:0994741847,ISBN13:9780994741844

Cancer: The Metablic Disease Unravelled - Mark Sloan
2018 EndAllDisease Publishing 343 pages (paperback $12.99) ISBN10:0994741855,ISBN13:9780994741851

Cancer Cured: Victory Over the War on Cancer - Mark Sloan
2017 EndAllDisease Publishing 347 pages (paperback $19.99) ISBN10:0994741804,ISBN13:9780994741806

The Ultimate Guide to Methylene Blue - Mark Sloan
Subtitle: Remarkable Hope for Depresssion, COVID, AIDS & Other Viruses, Alzheimer's, Autism, Cancer, Heart Disease, Cognitive Enhancement, Pain & The Great Transition to Metabolic Medicine
2021 EndAllDisease Publishing 173 pages (paperback $12.99) ISBN10:177723963X,ISBN13:9781777239633

Healing Cancer - Abram Hoffer MD, PhD, Linus Pauling PhD
Subtitle: Complementary Vitamin and Drug Treatments
2004 CCNM Press 227 pages (paperback $59.90) ISBN10:1897025114,ISBN13:9781897025116

Users Guide to Natural Therapies for Cancer Prevention and Control - Abram Hoffer MD, PhD
2004 Basic Health Publications 98 pages (paperback $7.95) ISBN10:1591201365,ISBN13:9781591201366

How to Prevent and Treat Cancer with Natural Medicine - Micheal Murray ND
Subtitle: A Natural Arsenal of Disease-Fighting Tools for Prevention, Treatment, and Coping with Side Effects, from America's Foremost Authorities on Natural Medicine
2003 Riverhead Books 432 pages (paperback $20.00) ISBN10:1573223433,ISBN13:9781573223430

Shattering the Cancer Myth - Katrina Ellis
Subtitle: A Positive Guide to Beating Cancer
2013 (4th edition) Publicious Pty Ltd 470 pages (paperback $34.95) ISBN10:0987466941,ISBN13:9780987466945

Dying to Be Me - Anita Moorjani
Subtitle: My Journey from Cancer, to Near Death, to True Healing
2022, 2012 Hay House 240 pages (paperback $16.99) ISBN10:1401960960,ISBN13:9781401960964
Author's website:

Healing Outside the Margins - Carole O'Toole MS, Carolyn B. Hendricks MD
Subtitle: The Survivor's Guide to Integrative Cancer Care
2003 Lifeline Press 309 pages (paperback) ISBN10:0895261332,ISBN13:9780895261335
Author works with Smith Center for the Healing Arts -

The Cancer Breakthrough - Steve Hickey PhD, Hilary Roberts PhD
Subtitle: A Nutritional Approach for Doctors and Patients
2007 96 pages (paperback $9.95) ISBN10:1430323000,ISBN13:9781430323006
PDF file of complete book can be downloaded free at This book recommends a diet high in fresh raw fruits and vegetables (but not juiced), vitamin C, alpha-lipoic acid, and various other supplements.

Should I Be Tested for Cancer? - H Gilbert Welch MD MPH
Subtitle: Maybe Not and Here's Why
2006 Universtiry of California Press 234 pages (paperback $20.95) ISBN10:0520248368,ISBN13:9780520248366

Integrative Oncology - Donald L. Abrams MD (editor), Andrew T. Weil MD (editor)
2014 (2nd edition) Oxford University Press 848 pages (paperback $88.00) ISBN10:0199329729,ISBN13:9780199329724
Dr. Weil:
PDF file of complete book can be downloaded free at First edition was published in 2009, 624 pages. This is basically a medical textbook on the subject. Andrew Weil is known for promoting alternative medicine and yet is also skeptical and scientific.

Life Over Cancer - Keith I. Block MD
Subtitle: The Block Center Program for Integrative Cancer Treatment
2009 Bantam 608 pages (paperback $30.00) ISBN10:0553801147,ISBN13:9780553801149
Block Center for Integrative Cancer Treatment:

The Truth About Cancer - Ty M. Bollinger
Subtitle: What You Need to Know About Cancer's History, Treatment and Prevention
2018 Hay House 344 pages (paperback $18.99) ISBN10:1401952259,ISBN13:9781401952255

Alternative and Complementary Therapies for Cancer - edited by Moulay Alaoui-Jamali
Subtitle: Integrative Approaches and Discovery of Conventional Drugs
2010 Springer 742 pages (paperback $149.99) ISBN10:1441900195,ISBN13:9781441900197
PDF file of complete book can be downloaded free at

The Day the Cancer Quit - Kristie Anne Mah
Subtitle: A True Story of Surviving Stage IV Pancreatic Cancer
2020 Kristie Anne Mah 203 pages (paperback $27.99) ISBN10:1777152720,ISBN13:9781777152727
Some have questioned the title, as the author's husband's cancer has returned by the last chapter in the book.

Living Proof - Michael Gearin-Tosh
Subtitle: A Medical Mutiny
2002 Scribner 336 pages (hardcover $24.95) ISBN10:0743225171,ISBN13:9780743225175

Cancer and the New Biology of Water - Thomas Cowan MD
Subtitle: Why the War on Cancer has Failed and What that Means for More Effective Prevention and Treatment
2019 Chelsea Green Publishing 208 pages (hardcover $24.95) ISBN10:1603588817,ISBN13:9781603588812

Anticancer Agents from Natural Products - edited by Gordon M Craig, David GI Kingston, David J Newman
2011 CRC Press 784 pages (hardcover $250.00) ISBN10:1439813825,ISBN13:9781439813829
PDF file of complete book can be downloaded free at

Outliving Cancer - Robert A. Nagourney MD
Subtitle: The Better, Smarter Way to Treat Your Cancer
2012 Basic Health Publications 254 pages (paperback $18.95) ISBN10:1591203066,ISBN13:9781591203063
Nagourney Cancer Institute:
More in the realm of conventional treatment. Dr. Nagourney has pioneered an interesting approach - after a tumor is removed, he tests it in a lab to see what kind of chemotherapy that particular tumor will respond to, so that treatment can be precisely tailored to that patient.

The Doctor Who Cures Cancer - William Kelley Eidem
Subtitle: The Story of Emanuel Revici MD His Medical Breakthroughs, Innovative Treaments, and Struggle for Recognition
2009 CreateSpace 402 pages (paperback $17.95) ISBN10:1438263902,ISBN13:9781438263908
Website about Dr. Revici -

Butchered by Healthcare - Robert Yoho MD
Subtitle: What to Do About Doctors, Big Pharma, and Corrupt Government Ruining Your Health and Medical Care
2020 Robert Yoho MD 364 pages (paperback $19.99) ISBN10:1735485756,ISBN13:9781735485751
Note that this is written by a medical doctor. Note rating at Amazon.

Cancer-Gate - Samuel S. Epstein
Subtitle: How to Win the Losing War on Cancer
2005 Routledge 400 pages (paperback) ISBN10:0895033542,ISBN13:9780895033543

Hoping for a Cure - Katey Hansen RN
Subtitle: Alternative Cancer Treatment in Mexico
2018 CreateSpace 258 pages (paperback $12.99) ISBN10:1981652868,ISBN13:9781981652860

Many more books are listed below in other sections.

Here is a bibliograpy of alternative cancer books.
Has not been updated since 2017. But does contain a master index to all of the books.
List of Books:
Master Index to Books:

Diet, Nutrition, Superfoods, Herbs, Vitamins, Supplements, etc

Diet is certainly an important factor in preventing and treating cancer.

Just what that diet should be might be complicated and will certainly vary from person to person and fron time to time. We might say that humans are omnivores and can eat anything. But obviously there are healthy and unhealthy things to eat. Determining what is good for you may not be simple, but it is certainly worth examining your diet and making improvements. Many people claim to have cured cancer just by making some changes in their diet. Some people become vegetarian, some follow particular diets, some eat what they want but add some supplements. You can get pretty radical, like just eating salads every day and drinking fresh-squeezed juices. I would not be afraid of getting pretty extreme for a while as a cancer-fighting protocol, but in general I don't think people have to get too radical. Most people are ingesting quite a bit of obviously bad substances that can be cut out. And most of us can learn a lot about healthy things we can add to our diets. I am no expert on this and do not claim to have the answers, but I will present a lot of ideas here, which can be researched or tried. And this whole page may be in kind of a rough format, you might think of it as clues. You can get all the help you want, but you will mainly need to make your own way.

Concept of macronutrients and micronutrients:
Macronutrients = Carbohydrates, Fats, Protein
Micronutrients = Vitamins and Minerals
Most people get plenty of macronutrients but are very much deficient in
micronutrients and need to eat more "nutrient-dense" foods

Many sources recommend to reduce or cut out sugar, reduce carbohydrates, reduce or cut out meat, reduce or cut out dairy foods, reduce or cut out alcohol, cut out processed foods, fried foods.

A plant based diet may be very healthy. Consult Dr Gregor's book, How Not to Die. But you will also find a lot of references to the Ketogenic diet, which is high fat, low carb, and may include a lot of animal foods.

Keep in mind that if you are fighting cancer, and you want to use a radical dietary approach, it does not have to be forever. You certainly should improve your diet for the rest of your life, but who can say what that diet should be. Many people are very healthy eating animal foods.

Whatever kind of diet you are following, it is probably good to eat more vegetables, fruits, and whole grains. Some some diets do not include grains, as they are carbohydrates. But if you do eat grains, it would be better if they were whole grains - white rice has had all of the nutrition and fiber removed. Same with white flour. If you are not used to eating vegetables, try out brocolli, cauliflower, kale, cabbage, greens, carrots, beets, cucmbers, squash, potatoes, onions, celery. Rather than following elaborate detailed recipes, you can eat vegetables raw in salads (chop or grate), cook easily by steaming, or lightly saute. Cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli, cauliflower, kale, and cabbage are especially anti-cancer and good for the digestive tract. Iindole-3-carbinol (indolymethanol) is the "active ingredient" in cruciferous vegetables and may have the effect of stopping replication of cancer cells. When indole-3-carbinol is digested in the human body, diindolylmethane (DIM) is produced. You can buy this as a supplement.,3'-Diindolylmethane

Many people are not in the habit of eating fruits, such as bananas, apples, pears, peaches, avocados, oranges, lemons, limes, pineapples, kiwis, strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, cherries, blackberries, (berries are especially anti-cancer). Fruits can be a good snack or desert or can be juiced or added to salads (chop or grate).

Seeds and nuts such as sunflower seeds, flax seeds, pumpkin seeds, pecans, walnuts, brazil nuts, cashews, can be ground in a nut grinder or a coffee grinder and added to smoothies, or eaten as snacks or cooked in food.

Grains and beans are easy to cook. Check out a used copy of the old classic book Tarrajara Cooking. If you eat bread, preferably it would be whole-grain bread. Brown rice, oatmeal, and quinoa are easy to cook. Lentils, aduki and mung beans cook in about the same time as rice, and can be cooked together. Other beans may need more time and should be soaked for a while first, preferably overnight.

Smoothies -

Many different foods can be blended to make smoothies.
You can get a blender for $20.

I have been making a smoothie in the morning, about 32oz (give or take 12oz), and drinking that instead of breakfast and lunch. Here is how I am making it -

Grind in Coffee Grinder - 2tbsp freshly flax seed, 2tbsp sunflower seed, small amount of almonds, cashews, brazil nuts, maybe fennel seed, or fenugreek, or licorice. ground seeds/nuts/spices from above,
frozen berry mix
1/2 whole lemon (with peel and seeds)
1 banana and/or 1 mango and/or apple, and/or pineapple and/or orange (any fruit, fresh or frozen)
1tsp flax oil, 1tsp coconut oil
1tsp moringa powder, 1tsp ashwaganda powder, 1tsp bee pollen, 1 tsp brewers yeast, 1 tsp amla, 1-3 tsp green powder (spirulina, cholorella, wheatgrass, barley grass, etc),
1tsp peanut butter
1tsp honey
8-16z water

I might leave any of these out or add other things or vary amounts. I might substitute juice or tea or coffee for water.Some people might use milk, or a plant milk such as almond milk or soy milk. Some people might also add some yogurt or a raw egg, like if you are doing this for bodybuilding. But for anti-cancer (or even bodybuilding), there is plenty of protein here without animal foods. You can also add any kind of protein powder, plant-based or not.
You can also blend greens such as kale or various vegetables. I have not experimented much with this yet. Some people use powerful blenders such as the Vitamix to be able to blend all kinds of vegetables, etc. (I would tend to think of juicing rather than blending vegetables). And actually, it may turn out to be advisable to follow a diet that greatly reduces fruit. So, the concept of a smoothie can be a way to get a lot of micronutrients, but can be modified for any particular dietary approach.

Fresh Juices

You can consume huge quantities of vegetables and/or fruits by juicing them. Juicing may also make the nutrients more available. There are many juicers on the market ranging from under $100 to over $1000. There are many books about juicing, some from over 50 years ago.

My favorite juicer and the one I still use (when I use it) is the Acme Juicerator. These have been made for over 70 years. Many years ago the Waring Blender company bought the Acme Juicer company. They kept the name for a while and the design stayed the same. Waring now puts their name on several models including the Waring Commercial Heavy Duty Juice Extractor Model 6001C, which is about $500.00 (and is probably comparable to the original Acme, but I have not seen one). The original Acme was around $200 in the 1970's and 80's. You can find Acme Juicerators on eBay for good prices, ranging from $30 to $100. Sometimes the description will say something like "found in Grandma's attic, barely used". These are very tough machines - when I worked in a health food restaurant in the 80's, we had an old Acme in continuous use for years and I saw it dropped on the floor many times. Replacement parts are still available. The model 6001 is mainly stainless steel. The model 5001 has much more plastic parts. (you want the 6001). I am going on about this because I want to make sure you know that you can get a super high quality juicer very affordably. (eBay!) There are many newer juicers around, which can also be found used. Some people do not favor the Acme because it is a centrifugal juicer, which spins at a very high speed and may oxidize the juice a bit. In the past, those who had great concern about this might use a Norwalk or a K&K juicer, which were 2-part machines, one to chop up the vegetables and one to press out the juice. These were over $1000. I do not think this is that great of a concern, but there are newer, affordable juicers, such as the Omega, which are low-speed. I found the Omega to be a lot of trouble to take apart and clean. I can take apart an Acme, clean it, and put it back together in a minute or two. The Champion is another high-quality machine which is no longer made. An advantage of the Champion is that you can make a lot of juice before having to take it apart and clean it, while the Acme has to be taken apart and emptied after each juice. Different juicers behave differently with different vegetables and fruits. For example you might need a citrus juicer for oranges and a special juicer for wheatgrass, or a filter to juice apples by themselves in an Acme. (there is also a citrus attachment to convert the Acme to a citrus juicer).

Anyway, you will find many alternative cancer books talking about juicing and you might want to look into it. You can buy fresh-squeezed juices in healthfood restaurants, but it is way cheaper to do your own juicing. There are many people who claim to have healed advanced cancer with carrot juice alone.

I used to work in a health food restaurant and I drank a lot of carrot juice. My hands even started to turn a bit orange. I have been lazy about juicing for many years and ocassionally I start back into it. Probably not necessary for most people, but can be a very powerful medicine, or healing food. There could be an issue with sugar intake from some vegetables. And it could also be advisable to dilute juices with water.

I recommend try carrot with some beet, celery, apple and a little ginger. And maybe add some garlic if that doesn't ruin it for you.

This is a classic book -

Fresh Vegetable and Fruit Juices - Norman Walker - 1978 - 120 pages

See also Chris Beat Cancer (in book list above) and Curing Cancer with Carrots (in book list above).

Ralph Cole:
Ralph Cole cured his cancer by drinking carrot juice and was the inspiration for Ann Cameron who also cured her cancer by drinking carrot juice and wrote the book Curing Cancer with Carrots. He says that cancer can be reversed by drinking 6-8 cups per day of fresh carrot juice for several months. He links to scientific studies showing that the active ingredients in carrot juice seem to be falcarinol and falcarindiol.

Scientific paper (published in Journal of Food Biochemistry 2021):
(Daucus carota is the scientific name for carrot)
The effects of Daucus carota extract against PC3, PNT1a prostate cells, acetylcholinesterase, glutathione S-transferase, and a-glycosidase; an in vitro-in silico study:

Scientific paper (published in Internationl Journal of Epidemiology 1986):
Carrots, green vegetables and lung cancer: a case-control study

Juicing Journal:

Ketogenic Diet

Keto for Cancer - Miriam Kalmian EdM MS CNS
Subtitle: Ketogenic Metabolic Therapy as a Targeted Nutritional Strategy
2017 Chelsea Green 400 pages (paperback $29.95) ISBN10:1603587012,ISBN13:9781603587013
PDF file of complete book can be downloaded free at

The Origin (and Future) of the Ketogenic Diet - Johnny Rockermeier, Dr Dominic D'Agostino, Travis Christofferson
2020 Independently Published 55 pages (paperback $11.99) ISBN13:9798683132798
Very interesting book! I recieved this book in the mail on MAY 17, 2022. I read it in one sitting that night. It details the history of fasting and the ketogenic diet and its use in epilepsy. Concluding with the modern use of the ketogenic diet in many other conditions including cancer. This book, published by Johnny Rockermeier, is taken word for word from an article by Dr Dominic D'Agostino and Travis Christofferson, which was published in 2015 on Robb Wolf's website - The book is cheap, but you can read this for free here:
I later discovered that this book is contained within the book Summary of Cancer as a Metabolic Disease, so if you get that book, you have this one.

Anyway You Can - Annette Bosworth, MD
Subtitle: Dr. Bosworth Shares Her Mom's Cancer Journey: A Beginner's Guide to Ketones for Life
2018 MeTone Life LLC 352 pages (paperback $17.00) ISBN10:0999854232,ISBN13:9780999854235
Author's website:

The Complete Book of Ketones - Mary T. Newport MD
Subtitle: A Practical Guide to Ketogenic Diets and Ketone Supplements
2019 Basic Health Publications 432 pages (paperback $23.99) ISBN10:1684421608,ISBN13:9781684421602
Author's website:

The Ketogenic Bible - Jacob Wilson PhD, Ryan Lowery PhD
Subtitle: The Authoritative Guide to Ketosis
2017 Victory Belt Publishing 384 pages (paperback $39.95) ISBN10:1628601043,ISBN13:9781628601046
Author's website:

Keto Cure - Jimmy Moore
Subtitle: A Low-Carb, High-Fat Dietary Solution to Heal Your Body and Optimize Your Health
2018 Victory Belt Publishing 320 pages (paperback $29.95) ISBN10:1628601299,ISBN13:9781628601299
Author's website:

High Fiber Keto - Naomi Whittel
Subtitle: A 22-Day Science-Based Plan to Fix Your Metabolism, Lose Weight & Balance Your Hormomes
2020 Hay House 360 pages (paperback $26.99) ISBN10:1401958877,ISBN13:9781401958879
Author's website:

The Metabolic Approach to Cancer - Dr Nasha Winters
Subtitle: Integrating Deep Nutrition, the Ketogenic Diet, and Nontoxic Bio-Individualized Therapies
2017 Chelsea Green 408 pages (paperback $29.95) ISBN10:1603586865,ISBN13:9781603586863
Author's website:

Ketogenic Diet and Metabolic Therapies Edited by Susan A Masino
Subtitle: Expanded Roles in Health and Disease
2016 Oxford University Press 424 pages (hardcover $150.00) ISBN10:0190497998,ISBN13:9780190497996
This expensive book is of interest to serious researchers. (Not a recipe book).

Some web resources on ketogenic diet:

Dr Dominic D'Agostino - Keto Nutrition -

Travis Christofferson - Foundation for Metabolic Cancer Therapies -

Robb Wolf - Lots of information on Paleo Diet and many health issues -

Dr. Mary Newport - Author of The Complete Book of Ketones -


Budwig Diet, Budwig Protocol


The Budwig Foundation -

Cancer - The Budwig Foundation -

Budwig Diet UK -

Lothar Hirneise -

A central part of the Budwig protocol is "Budwig Muesli", which is made from cottage cheese and flax oil>br> Quark is preferred, which is a curdless type of cottage cheese. But quark is not widely available and regular low fat or fat-free cottage cheese is suitable.
Blend 6 tbsp low fat cottage cheese with 3 tbsp flax oil, then add 2 tbsp freshly ground flax seeds and blend.
This is also called FO/CC (flax oil, cottage cheese).
Part of the theory here is that the sulphur-rich milk proteins in the cottage cheese make the omega-3 in the flax oil more soluble.
This "Budwig Cream" can be served with ground flax seed, and fresh chopped fruit. Sometimes honey is added.
There are many other elements to the Budwig Diet.
Dr. Budwig's research was inspired by Otto Warburg (see book Ravenous in list above) and was a pioneer in understanding cancer to be a metabolic disease.

Some Books:

Budwig Protocol - Dr. Om Prakash Verma, Aishvarya Sharma
Subtitle: Cancer is Weak, Vulnerable and Easily Curable, This Book Shows You How
2019 CreateSpace 167 pages (paperback $16.99) ISBN10:1796354848 ISBN13:9781796354843

Cancer - Cause and Cure - Dr. Om Prakash Verma, Aishvarya Sharma
Subtitle: A Book on Budwig Protocol
2014 CreateSpace 307 pages (paperback $17.99) ISBN10:1505299470 ISBN13:9781505299472

Awesome Flax - Dr. Om Prakash Verma
Subtitle: Flaxseed - Anti-aging Divine Food
2015 CreateSpace 176 pages (paperback $11.99) ISBN10:1505298423 ISBN13:9781505298420

The Oil Protein Diet Cookbook - Johanna Budwig
2018 (3rd edition) Apple Publishing 138 pages (paperback $24.95) ISBN10:1896817548 ISBN13:9781896817545

A Day in the Budwig Diet - Ursula Escher, Gene Wei
2011 CreateSpace 167 pages (paperback) ISBN10:1466495073 ISBN13:9781466495074

Flax Oil as a True Aid Against Arthritis, Heart Infarction, Cancer, and Other Diseases - Johanna Budwig
2018 (3rd edition) Apple Publishing 64 pages ($16.95 paperback) ISBN10:189681753X ISBN13:9781896817538
(originally published in 1994)

Cancer: The Problem and the Solution - Johanna Budwig
2008 Nexus Gmbh 127 pages (paperback) ISBN10:3981050215 ISBN13:9783981050219
(this book is out of print)

Gerson Therapy

The Wikipedia article on Max Gerson is not flattering. Of course Wikipedia is part of the mainstream establishment that can not accept any alternatives, but there may be some valid criticisms here.
As with any particular therapy, it may be that the Gerson Therapy can be very effective for some people due to certain parts of the therapy, even though other parts may not be effective. And it may work for reasons other than claimed. For instance it may be very good to drink a lot of fresh juices, but the benefit might be in some component of the juice rather than in a detoxifiyng effect. Or perhaps Dr. Gerson was correct in every part of his therapy. Coffee enemas are a central part of the therapy. The coffee enemas are considered to have a powerful detoxifying effect. Also keep in mind that Dr. Gerson died in 1958 and he would certainly have continued to research and learn and develop his ideas.

Gerson Institute:

Gerson Foundation:

Health Institute de Tijuana:

Northern Baja Gerson Center (Baja, Mexico):
See - Are you a certified Gerson Clinic? -

Coffee enemas explained:

Selected Books about the Gerson Therapy:

A Cancer Therapy - Max Gerson MD
Subtitle: Results of Fifty Cases and the Cure of Advanced Cancer by Diet Therapy
2019 (6th edition) Dauphin Publications 448 pages (paperback $23.95) ISBN10:1939438667 ISBN13:9781939438669
Originally published in 1958, documenting Dr Gerson's therapy from 1928-1958. He died in 1959 at age 77.

The Gerson Therapy - Charlotte Gerson, Morton Walker
Subtitle: The Proven Nutritional Program to Fight Cancer and Other Illnesses
2001 Kensington 464 pages (paperback $19.95) ISBN10:1496729323 ISBN13:9781496729323

Dr. Max Gerson: Healing the Hopeless - Howard Strauss
2009 (2nd edition) Gerson Health Media 416 pages (paperback $24.95) ISBN10:0976018616 ISBN13:9780976018612
Biography of Dr. Gerson, written by his grandson. Originally published in 2002.

Censured for Curing Cancer - S. J. Haught
Subtitle: The American Experience of Dr. Max Gerson
2020 Dauphin Publications 132 pages (paperback $9.99) ISBN10:1939438675 ISBN13:9781939438676
Originally published in 1991.

A Time to Heal - Beata Bishop
Subtitle: Food as Medicine: The Way to Heal "Incurable Cancer"
2010 First Stone pages (paperback) ISBN10:1904439632 ISBN13:9781904439639
Originally published in 1989. The author say she cured her cancer over 20 years ago with the Gerson Therapy. She went to the clinic in Mexico.


Selected Books about Macrobiotics:

The Book of Macrobiotics - Michio Kushi
Subtitle: The Universal Way of Health Happiness and Peace
2012 (Revised edition) Square One 432 pages (paperback $17.95) ISBN10:0757003427 ISBN13:9780757003424
Amazon: Previous editions published by Japan Publications - 1977, 176p,1987, 216p.

The Complete Macrobiotic Diet - Danny Waxman
Subtitle: 7 Steps to Feel Fabulous, Look Vibrant, and Think Clearly
2015 Pegasus Books 416 pages (paperback $16.95) ISBN10:1605986666 ISBN13:9781605986666

The Macrobiotic Path to Total Health - Michio Kushi, Alex Jack
Subtitle: A Complete Guide to Natually Preventing and Relieving More Than 200 Chronic Conditions and Disorders
2004 Ballantine Books 560 pages (paperback $24.00) ISBN10:0345439813 ISBN13:9780345439819

Cancer Macrobiotic Diet - Brandon Gilta
Subtitle: A Beginner's Step-By-Step Guide with a Sample 7-Day Meal Plan
2020 Independently Published 57 pages (paperback $12.99) ISBN13:9798614422011

Recalled by Life - Anthony J. Sattilaro MD
Subtitle: The Story of My Recovery From Cancer
1990 Bookthrift Co. 222 pages (hardcover) ISBN10:0395325242 ISBN13:9780395325247
The author was a physician and hospital administrator who had metastatic prostate cancer. He picked up some hitch-hikers and they told him that cancer was not so hard to cure. He recovered from cancer by practicing a macrobiotic diet.

My Beautiful Life: How I Conquered Cancer Naturally - Mina Dobic
2007 Square One 192 pages (paperback $15.95) ISBN10:0757002447 ISBN13:9780757002441
Author claims to have cured her stage 4 ovarian cancer with a macrobiotic diet.

Confessions of a Kamikaze Cowboy - Dirk Benedict
2006 (2nd edition) Square One 240 pages (paperback $14.95) ISBN10:0757002773 ISBN13:9780757002779
Author's website:
The author, a movie and TV star, claims to have cured his prostate cancer in the 1970's with a macrobiotic diet. In 2022 he is alive and well at age 77 and still practicing macrobiotics.

Natural Hygiene / Orthopathy

Wikipedia - Orthopathy:

Wikipedia - Herbert M. Sheldon:

Some Other Diets

Mediterranean Diet


Article on Ikaria:

Rainbow Diet

Book: The Rainbow Diet: A Healthy Approch to Radiant Health Through Foods and Supplements - Deanna M. Minich, PhD - 2018 - 304 pages (Amazon $16)



Vegetarian, Vegan, Raw Foods Vegan

Some people eat fish in an otherwise vegetarian diet, which is sometimes called pescatarian. Some people eat eggs and dairy in an otherwise vegetarian diet, which is sometimes called lacto-ovo-vegetarian. A vegan diet includes no animal foods. A raw foods vegan diet includes no cooked food. Note that any kind of a vegetarian diet may require doing some research to insure that you are getting sufficient nutrition. For instance you may need to look at protein, as well as vitamin B12 (which generally is only found in animal food). Some people take supplemnts, some people prefer not to. But there may be a need for a B12 supplement.

Wikipedia - Vegetarianism:
Wikipedia - Veganism:
Wikipedia - Ovo-vegetarianism:
Wikipedia - Lacto-ovo vegetarianism:
Wikipedia - Pescatarianism:
Wikipedia - Lacto vegetarianism:



Fasting can be a very powerful way to detoxify the body. The concept of "intermittant fasting" has recently become popular. This refers to eating within a small timeframe every day - such as not eating after 6pm and then not eating breakfast or anything early in the morning. So you might eat breakfast/lunch at noon, supper at 6 and you would be fasting for 18 hours every day. Some diets may be called "fast-mimicking".

More radically, some people fast for days drinking only water, or sometimes juices. Many years ago I fasted twice for 13 days each, drinking juices. Water fasting is a step farther. And I have recently come across the concept of dry fasting (see book below).

Dick Gregory used to fast every year for 40 days on water. In 1981 he fasted on a gallon of water a day for 70 days under doctors' supervision at Dillard University's Flint-Goodridge Hospital in New Orleans. After 70 days, he walked and jogged 100 miles from New Orleans to Baton Rouge. (this is documented in Ebony Magazine, DEC 1981, pages 37-46, which can be found here.)
He also used to run across the country from New York to California drinking only juices. His fasts were actually more for reasons of social change rather than his health, and he may have taken things a bit far. But anyway, it is well established that humans can fast for 40 days on only water, as mentioned in the Bible.

If you decide to try fasting, I recommend read a bit about it first.

The Complete Guide to Fasting - Jason Fung MD, Jimmy Moore
Subtitle: Heal Your Body Through Intermittant, Alternate Day, and Extended Fasting
2016 Victory Belt Publishing 304 pages (paperback $29.95) ISBN10:1628600012 ISBN13:9781628600018
Author's Website:

The Phoenix Protocol - August Dunning
Subtitle: Dry Fasting for Rapid Healing and Radical Life Extension
2020 Independently Published 157 pages (paperback $14.95) ISBN13:9798619508246
Author's Youtube Channel:

20 Questions & Answers About Dry Fasting - Sergey Filonov
Subtitle: A Complete Guide to Dry Fasting
2021 Independently Published 440 pages (paperback $30.00) ISBN13:9798575584414
Author's Youtube Channel:

Healing didease with Water Fasting and a Plant Based Diet - Chris Wark interviews Dr. Goldhamer
Youtube - 62-minute video - JUL 19, 2022 -


mushrooms contain beta-glucans - improves immune system

American women have 6 times as much breast cancer as Chinese women
this may be partly due to mushrooms and green tea
a 2009 study of Chinese women found that eating 15 mushrooms per month and drinking 15 cups of green tea per month reduced breast cancer by 90%

may be better to eat mushrooms cooked, as cooking destroys a toxin called agaritine

Wikipedia - Medicinal Fungi -

Paul Stamets is probably the top mushroom researcher in the world. He has some books on mushrooms. He also has a company that makes food products.
Wikipedia -
Paul Stamets' website -
Host Defense -

Mushroom Wisdom -

see Fantastic Fungi - 2019 documentary (Netflix)

International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms:

Medicinal Mushrooms: The Essential Guide - Martin Powell - 2013

Christopher Hobbs's Medicinal Mushrooms: The Essential Guide - Christopher Hobbs
Subtitle: Boost Immunity, Improve Memory, Fight Cancer, Stop Infection and Expand Your Consciousness
2021 Storey Publishing 272 pages (paperback $24.95) ISBN10:1635861675 ISBN13:9781635861679

Reishi - (Ganoderma lingzhi) - Lingzhi - "The mushroom of immortality"

Maitake (Grifola frondosa)

hen-of-the-woods, cloud mushroom, dancing mushroom, ram's head

Agaricus (Agaricus subrufescens) (AKA Agaricus blazei)
used in traditional and alternative medicine for anti-cancer effect. may have toxic effect on liver

Turkey Tail (Trametes versicolor)

contains Polysaccharide-K, extracts of which are used for cancer treatment in Japan.

Cordyceps sinensis (Ophiocordyceps sinensis)

AKA Dong Chong Xia Cao, caterpillar fungus, Yarsa-gumba
The genus Cordyceps contains over 600 species. Cordyceps sinensis was found to be unrelated and renamed to Ophiocordyceps sinensis.
It is an entomopathogenic mushroom (mushrooms that grow on insects) naturally harvested mushrooms are high in arsenic and other heavy metals
may be especially useful for lung cancer and other lung issues

Shiitake (Lentinula edodes)

black forest tree mushroom

Chaga (Inonotus obliquus)

the black tree fungus, grows on birch trees in northerhn hemisphere
contains anti-oxidants and beta-glucan

Agarikon (Laricifomes officinalis)

Lion's Mane (Hericium erineus)

contains anti-oxidants and beta-glucan
anti-cancer, good for digestion, immune system, depression, coginitive
cook gently in butter, many people say it tastes like lobster

Tiger Milk Mushroom (Lignosus rhinocerus)

good for lungs

White Button Mushrooms (Agaricus bisporus)

Superfoods -

Bee Pollen, Honey, Propolis, Royal Jelly

Bee Pollen: Chemical Composition and Therapeutic Application

called a "complete food", some say it contains "every known nutrient"

prices vary widely - check local stores, amazon, ebay
can find very good prices on ebay with larger quantities

also research honey, manuka honey, bee propolis, royal jelly

Manuka Honey

harvested in New Zealand
widely available in stores and online, at widely varying prices

Scientific paper:
Health Benefits of Manuka Honey as an Essential Constituent for Tissue Regeneration - 2017

Honey in Traditional and Modern Medicine - editied by Laid Boukraa
2016 CRC Press 470 pages (paperback $59.95) ISBN10:1138199273 ISBN13:9781138199279
Amazon: PDF file of complete book can be downloaded free at

Scientific paper: (published 2008 in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition)
Honey for Nutrition and Health

Sprouts are a superfood. Many seeds can be easily sprouted or you can buy sprouts in supermarkets or health food stores. Alfalfa, mung, sunflower are some common ones. Broccoli sprouts are much more powerful than broccoli.

Wheat Germ
(removed from wheat to make white flour)

Amla AKA Indian Gooseberry AKA amla amalaki, Triphala
Can buy amla or triphala as powder to add to smoothies
Triphala is an ayurvedic formula containing amla and 2 other fruits
Triphala has anti-cancer effect.
Scientific paper published 2020 in journal Antioxidants
Oxidative Stress and Cancer: Chemopreventive and Therapeutic Role of Triphala
Wikipedia - Triphala -
Wikipedia - Amla -

Nutritional yeast

contains high amounts of B vitamins. sold as fortified or unfortified. fortitifed versions add some B vitamins to make a more complete profile.

Olive Oil
Coconut oil
Flax seed oil

cut out processed oils, omega-6 oils
bad - corn, peanut, canola, soybeen, sunflower, safflower
good - olive oil, flaxseed oil, coconut oil
some say fish oil is good, some say to avoid

The $100 Billion Dollar Ingredient Making Your Food Toxic (09/19/21 28min) :
(the history of vegetable oil in the modern diet)

Good Fat vs Bad Fat - Dr Eric Berg (03/03/21 - 9min)

Moringa (Moringa oleifera)

Moringa is a superfood, which is available as a powder and can be added to smoothies.
Moringa oliefera is a Prominent Source of Nutrients with Potential Health Benefits:

Rice Bran

Now Brand Stabilized Rice Bran


Spirulina, Chlorella

Sea Moss (Irish moss, carrageen moss) - Chondrus crispus

Power by Naturals brand Sea Moss Plus 60 caps $22.57 at amazon
organic wild harvested sea moss, bladderwrack, burdock root

Sea Cucumber

search on Amazon - many products, bags of dried cucumbers, capsules, extract

Probiotics / Fermentation

The importance of the microbiome in the intestines is kind of a new discovery. Healthy gut flora is an important component of physical health. Many supplements are available and there are many foods which contain probiotics.

research for absorption
Probiotic supplements can be expensive - compare and find good deals or look for sales. Ideally kept refrigerated.

I have read that probiotics in yogurt do not make it past the stomach, whereas probitoics in saurkraut do make it to the intestines.
Fermented foods in general are a good source of probiotics

Wikipedia - Probiotic -

Wikipedia - List of Fermeneted Foods -


Saccharomyces Boulardii

The Mind-Gut Connection - Emeran Mayer MD
Subtitle: How the Hidden Conversation Within Our Bodies Impacts Our Mood, Our Choices, and Our Overall Health
2016 Harper 352 pages (paperback $16.99) ISBN10:0062345990 ISBN13:9780062345998

The Microbiome Solution - Robynne Chutkan MD
Subtitle: A Radical New Way to Heal Your Body from the Inside Out
2016 Avery 304 pages (paperback $17.00) ISBN10:039957350X ISBN13:9780399573507

10% Human - Alanna Collen
Subtitle: How Your Body's Microbes Hold the Key to Health and Happiness
2016 Harper 352 pages (paperback $16.99) ISBN10:0062345990 ISBN13:9780062345998

The Probiotic Cure - Marie Whittekin CCN
2016 Square One 272 pages (paperback $16.95) ISBN10:0757004237 ISBN13:9780757004230

Wild Fermentation - Sandor Ellix Katz
2016 (2nd edition) Chelsea Green 320 pages (paperback $29.95) ISBN10:1603586288 ISBN13:9781603586283
Amazon: There are many recent books on the subject of fermented foods. This and the following book by Sandor Ellix Katz are kind of special, though other books many be more useful for exact recipes.

The Art of Fermentation - Sandor Ellix Katz
2012 Chelsea Green 498 pages (paperback $39.95) ISBN10:160358286X ISBN13:9781603582865

Scientific paper (published 2021 in Frontiers in Pharmacology):
An Update on the Effects of Probiotics on Gastrointestinal Cancers:

Scientific paper (published 2021 in journal Cancers):
Probiotics: A Promising Candidate for Management of Colorectal Cancer:

Scientific paper (published DEC 2020 in Journal of Functional Foods):
An insight into the anticancer effects of fermented foods: A review:

Herbs, etc

Some Books:

Adaptogens in Medical Herbalism - Donald R. Yance CN MH RH
Subtitle: Elite Herbs and Natural Compounds for Mastering Stress, Aging, and Chronic Disease
2013 Healing Arts Press 672 pages (paperback $50.00) ISBN10:1620551004,ISBN13:9781620551004
Author's website:
PDF file of complete book can be downloaded free at A very serious and thorough book. Highly recommended. Chapter 11 (25 pages) is titled Adaptogenic Remedies in Cancer Therapy.

Medical Herbalism - David Hoffman
Subtitle: The Science and Practice of Herbal Medicine
2003 Healing Arts Press 672 pages (paperback $60.00) ISBN10:0892817496,ISBN13:9780892817498
PDF file of complete book can be downloaded free at Another very serious book.

The Way of Herbs - Michael Tierra
1998 Pocket Books 416 pages (paperback $19.99) ISBN10:0671023276,ISBN13:9780671023270
First published in 1980. Excellent basic guide to learning about herbs. This revised edition contains a 31-page chapter on botanical cancer treatments. See author's newer book, below.

Treating Cancer with Herbs - Michael Tierra
Subtitle: An Integrative Approach
2003 Lotus Press 528 pages (paperback $27.95) ISBN10:0914955934,ISBN13:9780914955931
This is a densely packed book - lots of information. From the back cover: "While modern medicine has long recognized the healing potential of herbs (some of the most commonly used cancer medicines were originally developed from herbs), we have been indoctrinated to believe that surgery, radiation, and chemical therapies are the only successful procedures, even though they tend to fail much of the time and may actually destroy the quality of life to such a degree that many believe the "cure" is worse than the disease. There is another approach to the treatment of cancer. Finding cancer's root causes and applying a holistic understanding of lifestyle, diet, stress-reduction and appropriate nutritional and herbal support can strengthen the body and its immune system, restore the spirit and balance the psyche of the cancer patient. With this integrative approach, a healthy mental and emotional balance joins a healthy approach to life to truly treat cancer. Not every cancer patient is "cured", but every patient is brought to a state of understanding which in many cases leads to what appear to be miraculous remissions. In other cases, it allows the individual to experience a quality of life and passing uncommon in our society: the ability to face life and death with dignity and a sense of completion." Highly recommended.

Scientific paper: Nature curing cancer - review on structural modification studies with natural active compounds having anti-tumor efficiency - JAN 24 2015
Looks at: Turmeric, Ashwagandha, Honey, Garlic, Fruits, Red Grape, Tomato, Butterfly ginger, Green tea, Grape seeds, Apricot kernals, Corn, Vegetables, Flax seeds, Beet, Hops, Cats Claw, Maitake mushrooms, Red clover, Tripterygium, Shark liver oil, Aloe vera, Saw palmetto, Euphorbia peplus (milkweed, radium weed, cancer weed), Pau D'Arco, Graviola, Chuchuhuasi, Wormwood, Agarica bisporus mushrooms, Coffee, Oldenlandia


very strong anti-cancer effect
fresh, cooked, juiced, black garlic
allicin is the active component

Wikipedia -

My garlic page:

Scientific paper:
Garlic: A Review of Potential Therapeutic Benefits:

Black Garlic and Its Therapeutic Benefits:

Scientific paper:
Black garlic and Its Bioactive Compounds on Human Health Diseases: A Review

Garlic and Lemon Extract
3:1 ratio
300g whole lemon with peel, 100g garlic - peeled cloves
blend in 16oz water, then strain
much of the nutrition in a lemon is in the peel and seeds
can also just add whole lemon (or half of a lemon) to a smoothie


Ginger on Human Health: A Comprehensive Systematic Review of 109 Randomized Controlled Trials

It is very easy to make ginger tea with fresh ginger root -
just chop off a chunk or a slice and boil in water for a while.
I keep a chunk in the Revereware saucepan for a few days at a time.
So it is always in my tea or coffee water.
Can also chop up some fresh ginger for cooking. Or juice it.
A little goes a long way. Someone gave me a tip - if you keep some ginger in the freezer, it is easier to grate, such as for a salad.

TURMERIC - curcumin

Anti-inflamation, Anti-cancer - one of the top herbs/foods for cancer.
Bioavailable forms made by Ultrabotanica:
curcumin C3 -

Green Tea

contains epigallocatechin-3-gallate, which neutralizes enzymes that aid in the growth of colon poyps

Green Tea - The Natural Secret to a Healthier Life - Nadine Taylor
2021 Taylor-Fox Publishing 223 pages (paperback $9.95) ISBN10:1732141908 ISBN13:9781732141902


quote from Wikipedia article - "Research on the effects of coffee consumption on cancer risk generally has indicated no effect or a slightly lower risk of cancer, particularly in the liver"

Scientific paper - Coffee consumption and risk of prostate cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Conclusions statement from above paper: "This study suggests that a higher intake of coffee may be associated with a lower risk of prostate cancer."

Coffee Consumption and Cancer Prevention - Ruth Smith
Subtitle: How Consuming Coffee Can Prevent Against Endometrial Cancer and Other Types of Cancer
2022 Independently Published 80 pages (paperback $7.99) ISBN13:9798409025274


The Wheatgrass Book - Anne Wigmore - 1985 - 126 pages


Hot Peppers

Capsaicin is the active ingredient, which produces the hotness in hot peppers, such as cayenne, habanero, jalapeno.
Capsaicin has been shown to have anticancer effects.

A search at pubmed using terms capsaicin and cancer, searching only in titles, gives over 100 results -[t]+cancer+[ti]

Dandelion Root Tea

Research is being conducted by Dr Pandey at University of Windsor:

Oregano (Origanum vulgare)

fresh, oil, capsules
contains cavacrol, thymol, rosmarinic acid, naringin,
terpenes - beta-carophyllene, limonene, ocimene, pinene


artemesinin - Artemisia annua, sweet wormwood, qinghao


found in species of Berberis

Scientific paper:
Berberine Inhibits Invasion and Metastasis of Colorectal Cancer Cells via COX-2/PGE2 Mediated JAK2/STAT3 Signaling Pathway

Camptotheca Acuminata (Xi Shu)
used in TCM (Chinese Traditional Medicine)
AKA Happy Tree, Tree of Joy
lots of research since 2012 - see pubmed
very powerful anti-cancer effect - pancreatic, lung, colon, leukemia
bark and stem contain camptothecin
not finding to be commonly available
can buy seeds to grow on eBay (sometimes called Cancer Tree)

Blackseed Oil - Nigella Sativa

from Black Cumin Seeds
2 tbsp ol per day plus 2 tbsp ground black cumin seed per day

Colloidal Silver

natural antibiotic

Boswellia - Frankincense

BBA - beta-boswellic acid - powerful anti-inflamatory

Seeing the Unseen of the Combination of Two Natural Resins, Frankincense and Myrrh: Changes in Chemical Constituents and Pharmacological Activities
Scientific paper published in Molecules AUG 24, 2019

Jason Winters Tea

Sir Jason Winters was a cancer patient who was given 3 months to live in 1977, after radiation therapy. He travelled the world looking for a cure. He found laetrile, which seemed to make his cancer go away, but it came back. He then tried some herbs - red clover, chaparral (which is sometimes interchanged with Indian sage), and "herbalene" which is a fake name for 2 herbs that he kept secret. The tea from these herbs supposedly made his cancer go away (he died many years later in 2004). He also stopped smoking and drinking and changed his diet. The tea can be bought at Amazon or at the official site, which is run by Jason's son, Sir Raymond Winters. I searched for the scientific paper mentioned on the official site on this page -, and found that the secret herbs making up herbalene are Astragulus root (Astragulus membranaceus) and Chinese broadleaf privet seeds (Ligustrum lucidum). Here is that paper (from the July 1983 edition of the journal Cancer) -<70%3A%3AAID-CNCR2820520114>3.0.CO%3B2-S

Official site:

About Jason Winters and his tea:

The Sir Jason Winters Story: Killing Cancer - Sir Jason Winters
1980 Tri-Sun International 100 pages (paperback) ISBN10:1885026110,ISBN13:9781885026118


there are over 420 species of Aloe
most commonly used and studied is Aloe vera (AKA Aloe Barbadensis Miller)
also of note is Aloe arborescens

acemannan is the active anti-cancer component - it is very unstable
therapeutic dose of gel or juice is up to 24oz/day

Aloe Vera Research (list of scientific papers) -

Scientific paper:
Aloe and its Effects on Cancer: A Narrative Literature Review JUN 11, 2021:

search PUBMED for aloe - many scientific papers

National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health:

search Amazon for aloe in Books - many books on aloe vera and other species

see book - Cancer Can be Cured! - Ofm Romano Zago
details use of Aloe arborescens and honey to treat cancer

can buy and grow plants to use fresh, can buy juice or gel, can sometimes find large leaves in the produce section of supermarkets

aloe vera is commonly used for skin conditions, burns, and wound healing


Widely used for cancer treatment in Europe.
Only European species are used.
Injected subcutaneously or by IV.
Mainly used as an integrative therapy.
Mistletoe is poisonous when eaten.
Rudolf Steiner in the 1920's saw parallels between the parasitic nature of mistletoe and the parasitic nature of cancer.

Mistletoe - Steven Johnson, Nasha Winters
Subtitle: And the Emerging Future of Integrative Oncology
2021 Portal Books 384 pages (hardback $34.95) ISBN10:1938685334, ISBN13:9781938685330

Mistletoe Therapy for Cancer - Johannes Wilkens, Gert Bohm
Subtitle: Prevention, Treatment and Healing
2010 Floris Books 168 pages (paperback $30.00) ISBN10:0863157394, ISBN13:9780863157394

Essiac -

Promoted by nurse Rene Caisse (backwards=essiac) in the 1920's.
She claimed it was given to her by a patient who got it from an Ontario Ojibwa medicine man.

Consists of 4 herbs -
Burdock root (Arctium lappa)
Slippery elm bark (Ulcus fulva)
Sheep sorrel leaves - (Rumex acetosella)
Indian rhubard root or Turkey rhubard root (Rheum palmatum)

Caisse later modified the original formula to include 4 additional herbs. She called this Flor-Essence. The additional herbs are watercress, blessed thistle, red clover and kelp.

Various Essiac products can be found in health food stores.
An online source for Essiac Tea -

Now brand makes capsules labelled "Ojibwa Herbal Extract" which contain the original 4 herbs. Many proponents say that the herbs need to be brewed.

Some Books on Essiac:

Essiac: A Native Herbal Cancer Remedy - Cynthia Olsen
2004 Lotus Press 144 pages (paperback $12.50) ISBN10:189094100X, ISBN13:9781890941000

The Essiac Essentials Handbook - Mali Klein
2018 Fisher Miller Publishing 81 pages (paperback $17.00) ISBN10:189907712X, ISBN13:9781899077120
The Essiac Council:

The Essiac Report - Richard Thomas
Subtitle: The True Story of a Canadian Herbal Cancer Remedy and of the Thousands of Lives it Continues to Save
1993 Alternative Treatment Information Network 102 pages (paperback $12.50) ISBN10:0963981803, ISBN13:9780963981806

Clinic of Hope: The Story of Rene Caisse and Essiac - Donna M. Ivey, J. Patrick Boyer
2004 Dundrum 360 pages (paperback $24.95) ISBN10:1550025201, ISBN13:9781550025200

Calling of an Angel - Gary L. Glum
Subtitle: The True Story of Rene Caisse and an Indian Herbal Medicine Called Essiac, Nature's Cure for Cancer
2019 Echo Point 240 pages (paperback $18.95) ISBN10:1635618479, ISBN13:9781635618471

I Want to Live Using Essiac - Caroline DeHarde Bennett
Subtitle: For Anyone Who is Fighting Cancer, Helping Others Who Have Cancer, Or Trying to Prevent Cancer. The Truth About Essiac
2020 Independently Published 125 pages (paperback $12.95) ISBN13:9798615114137

The Essiac Story and 6 Other Natural Remedies for Cancer - Larry Thomas
Subtitle: The Amazing and Incredible Story of How Rene Caisse Developed Essiac Tea, Plus Six Other Effective Alternative Remedies for Cancer and Other Illnesses
2013 CreateSpace 132 pages (paperback $15.00) ISBN10:1480164844, ISBN13:9781480164840

Essiac Herbal Tea Testimonials & Info - Barry Bryant
2020 Independently Published 71 pages (paperback $8.95) ISBN13:9798609535870

The Essiac Handbook - James Percival
2020 Independently Published 45 pages (paperback $6.50) ISBN13:9798645507367

Essential Oils

Essential Oils: Ancient Medicine - Josh Axe, Ty Bollinger, Jordan Rubin
2018 Destiny Image 512 pages (paperback $29.99) ISBN10:0768417864, ISBN13:9780768417869

Essential Oils of the Bible - Randi Minetor
Subtitle: Connecting God's Word to Natural Healing
2016 Althea Press 240 pages (paperback $16.99) ISBN10:1623157382, ISBN13:9781623157388

Essential Oils - Natural Remedies Althea Press
Subtitle: A-Z Reference of Essential Oils for Health and Healing
2021 Althea Press 456 pages (paperback $28.99) ISBN10:1638788456, ISBN13:9781638788454

Essential Oils and Cancer Nancy Dennett Ducharme
Subtitle: How to Effectively Use the Right Essential Oils to Confuse and Kill Cancer Cells
2015 CreateSpace 44 pages (paperback $6.99) ISBN10:1519240538, ISBN13:9781519240538

Essential Oils and Cancer - Book 2 Nancy Dennett Ducharme
Subtitle: Using Essential Oils in Daily Body Care to Repair Hormone Chaos, Rebuild the Immune System, and Prevent the Growth of Cancer
2015 CreateSpace 78 pages (paperback $6.99) ISBN10:1522961143, ISBN13:9781522961147

Vitamins, Other Supplements

Micronutrient Information Center at Linus Pauling Institute, Oregon State University:
Massive amount of information on vitamins and minerals.

Wikipedia - Vitamin:

Vitamins A,D and E are oil soluble and can accumulate in body tissues.
Vitamin C and the B vitamins are water-soluble. They can be taken in large amounts, since excess is excreted.

Vitamin D

can get from exposure to sun
can get from cod liver oil
supplements are cheap
best to take with K2 and with magnesium especially if using high doses
the best K2 has MK7, 2nd best has MK4

Vitamin D3 World:

Vitamin D Wiki:

Understanding Vitamin D3/K2 - Dr. Ron Hunninghake MD - Riordan Clinic Health Hunters Newsletter JUN 2022 -

Wikipedia - Vitamin D:
Wikipedia - Cholecalciferol (D3):
Wikipedia - Vitamin K:

Some books about vitamin D3 -

The Miraculous Results of Extremely High Doses of the Sunshine Hormone Vitamin D3 - Jeff Bowles
Subtitle: My Experiment with Huge Doses of D3 from 25,000 to 50,000 to 100,000IU a Day Over a One Year Period
2013 CreateSpace 207 pages (paperback $9.99) ISBN10:1491243821, ISBN13:9781491243824
click on "all reviews" at Amazon and then search for cancer
Author's website:
Author's website:

The Miraculous Cure For and Prevention of All Diseases - Jeff Bowles
Subtitle: What Doctors Never Learned
2019 Independently Published 285 pages (paperback) ISBN10:1701336502, ISBN13:9781701336506

How Not to Die with True High-Dose Vitamin D Therapy -Tiago Menriques
Subtitle: Coimbra's Protocol and the Secrets of Safe High-Dose Vitamin D3 and Vitamin K2 Supplementation
2018 Independently Published 362 pages (paperback $17.99) ISBN10:1983353248 ISBN13:9781983353246

Vitamin K2 and the Calcium Paradox - Kate Rheaume-Bleue
Subtitle: How a Little-Known Vitamin Could Save Your Life
2013 Harper 288 pages (paperback $16.99) ISBN10:0062320041, ISBN13:9780062320049

The Optimal Dose - Judson Somerville
Subtitle: Restore Your Health with the Power of Vitamin D3
2018 Big Bend Press 148 pages (paperback $9.98) ISBN10:1732655006, ISBN13:9781732655003
Author's website:

Save Your Life with the Dynamic Duo - D3 and K2 - Blythe Ayne PhD
Subtitle: How to Be pH Balanced in an Unbalanced World
2020 Emerson & Tilman 150pages (hardcover $18.99) ISBN10:1947151827, ISBN13:9781947151826
Author's website:

Power of Vitamin D - Sarfraz Zaidi MD
Subtitle: A Vitamin D Book that Contains the Most Scientific, Useful and Practical Information About Vitamin D - Hormone D
2021 302 pages
(previous editions 2010, 2013, 2015)
Author's website:

Barefoot on Vitamin D - The Cancer Inhibitor - Robert R. Barefoot
2005 Cascade Publishing 122 pages (paperback) ISBN10:0963370316 ISBN13:9780963370310

Vitamin D and Cancer - edited by Donald L Trump, Candace S. Johnson
2010 Springer 356 pages (hardcover $249.99) ISBN10:1441971874 ISBN13:9781441971876
PDF file of complete book can be downloaded free at

Vitamin C (ascorbic acid)

Vitamin C is water soluble, can be taken in high doses - excess is excreted.
It is an essential nutrient - our body does not make it. (most other mammals do).

Linus Pauling (1901-1994) did a lot of research and writing on vitamin C, which was well-known in the 1970's.
Book: Cancer and Vitamin C - Linus Pauling, Ewan Cameron - 1993 - 278 pages

there may be reasons to use intravenous vitamin C
IV vitamin C may not be readily available, and possibly the same effect may be achieved with high-dose oral ingestion, but there may be a difference in how the vitamin C is processed in the body

Intravenous Vitamin C in Cancer - A Brief Overview of its Use and Considerations - Michael N. Traub
Natural Medicine Journal AUG 27, 2014

search pubmed for scientific papers on vitamin C

Lypo-spheric - LivOn Labs - 30 1g packets $40 Amazon
(this is a popular lipsomal form, but a bit expensive)
Liposomal Vitamin C - Wholesome Wellness - 200 caps 1.5g $18 Amazon
(this is a much less expensive liposomal form of vitamin C, which is what I take)

Vitamin E

Vitamin E occurs in 8 isoforms - alpha tocopherol, beta tocopherol, gamma tocopherol, delta tocopherol, alpha tocotrienol, beta tocotrienol, gamma tocotrienol, and delta tocotrienol.
Alpha tocopherol is the only form that causes or remedies vitamin E deficiency.
If taking supplements, it might be good to take one that has all 8 forms.

Vitamin E has been found to have anticancer effects, but more research is needed

see Cracking Cancer Toolkit Chapter 41
one caution with vitamin E is that it is a blood-thinner (for instance should not be used prior to surgery)

Vitamin A

can get from carrot juice
oil-soluble - builds up in body - can over-dose (probably not a concern with drinking carrot juice, but don't overdo supplements)

Vitamin B12

Vitamin B12 is only found in animal foods. Therefore, it is important to take a vitamin B12 supplement if following a 100% plant-based or vegan diet.

What Every Vegan Should Know About Vitamin B12 - The Vegan Society -

Lypsomal forms of vitamins and other supplements may increase bioavailability which increases absorption of the nutrient.

check out concept of "Vitamers"


Wikipedia - Iodine - Medical Use :
Wikipedia - Lugol's Iodine:'s_iodine

Iodine and Cancer - A Summary of the Evidence to Date:

Iodine and Orthoiodosupplementation FAQ:,281,2962

J. Crow's - Lugol's Iodine:     FAQ:

Iodine: Why You Need It - David Brownstein MD
Subtitle: Why You Can't Live Without It
2014 (5th edition) Medical Alternative Press (paperback $20.00)
Author's website: http://

The Iodine Crisis - Lynne Farrow
2013 Devon Press 288 pages (paperback $22.95) ISBN10:098603200X ISBN13:9780986032004
Author's websites:,

Healing with Iodine - Mark Sircus
2018 Square One 176 pages (paperback $16.95) ISBN10:0757004679 ISBN13:9780757004674

Alpha Lipoic Acid, ALA

NAC (N-acetylcysteine) a powerful anti-oxidant
precursor to glutathione
may be useful in preventing cancer, but may be countereffective in treating



has anti-cancer effect
there are many papers on melatonin and cancer at Pubmed
lots of info online
some recommend high-dose - 40-60mg (normal dose for sleep is 3mg-5mg)

Melatonin: Miracle Molecule - John Lieurance ND, DC
Subtitle: Beyond Sleep: Fight Infections, Degenerative Neurologic Disease, Depression, Auto-Immunity, Aging, Heart Disease & Cancer
2022 Independently Published - 332 pages (paperback $27.95) ISBN13:9798429848211
Author's website:

The Melatonin Miracle - Walter Pierpaoli MD, PhD, William Regelson MD, Carol Colman
Subtitle: Nature's Age-Reversing, Disease-Fighting, Sex-Enhancing Hormone
2011 Gallery Books - 336 pages (paperback $20.99) ISBN10:1451613121 ISBN13:9781451613124
A page on Walter Pierpaoli:
This book was originally published in 1995. This newer edition adds illustrations but may not be otherwise much updated. However, the authors are pioneering researchers on melatonin.

Melatonin - Russel J. Reiter PhD, Jo Robinson
Subtitle: Breakthrough Discoveries That Can Help You Combat Aging, Boost Your Immune System, Reduce Your Risk of Cancer and Heart Disease and Get a Better Night's Sleep
1996 Bantam Books - 290 pages (hardback $22.95) ISBN10:0553100173 ISBN13:9780553100174
Amazon (hardback):
Amazon (paperback):
Another older book that is also by one of the pioneering researchers on melatonin. (I link to the paperback edition as well, even though it is a mass market edition, since Amazon failed to link them together and there are many more reviews for the paperback version. You can get either one cheap at eBay.)

Extreme Dose! - Jeff T. Bowles
Subtitle: Melatonin The Miracle Anti-Aging Hormone Anti-Alzheimer's Hormone Anti-Baldness Hormone Menopause Reversal Hormone
2019 Independently Published - 310 pages (paperback $12.99) ISBN10:1521008671 ISBN13:9781521008676



Activate Timeless Health with Resveratrol - Liz Mueller, Natural Grocers -



Beta Glucan

500mg/50lbs bodyweight
Transfer Point Beta-1 3D Glucan


a compound derived from mangos

can get from Green Dragon Botanicals

Modified Citrus Pectin (MCP)

available in capsules, might be cheaper to buy powder

TUDCA - tauroursodeoxycholic acid
Ursodeoxycholic acid suppresses the malignant progression of colorectal cancer through TGR5-YAP axis - AUG 7, 2021

mainly used for liver health


said to contain C60, perhaps the only natural source
Mineral pitch induces apoptosis and inhibits proliferation via modulating reactive oxygen species in hepatic cancer cells - MAY 27, 2016

Hydrogen Peroxide - H2O2

see book -
The One-Minute Cure - Madison Cavanaugh - 2021 (2nd edition) - 168 pages
Subtitle: The Secret to Healing Virtually All Diseases

GHK (Copper peptide GHK-cu)

see pubmed

Cimetidine (Tagamet)

colorectal tumors contain high amounts of histamine
some say helps remove dead cells
200mg x60 tablets Walgreens $17

What are the Possibilies of Using Cimetidine for Cancer? FEB 2022

here is a veternarian suggesting Tagamet and Benedryl as cancer treatment for dogs -

research H1 and H2 antagonists, taking note of 1st and 2nd generation H1


may keep sugar from cancer cells
See - How to Starve Cancer - Jane McLelland


Scientific article (published in journal Pharmacological Research 2021):
Ivermectin, a potential anticancer drug derived from an antiparasitic drug:
search at pubmed on ivermectin cancer - lots of scientific papers


can get ivermectin from India -

Hydrazine sulfate

Laetrile (Amygdalin, Vitamin B17, Apricot Seeds)

this seems questionable to me, but who knows...

may have some toxic effects. can cause cyanide poisoning.
banned by the FDA. not available in the US since 1980.

World Without Cancer - G. Edward Griffin
Subtitle: The Story of Vitamin B17
2010 2nd edition American Media 368 pages (paperback $31.99) ISBN10:0912986506 ISBN13:9780912986500
(first edition - Part 1 1975 - 237 pages, Part 2 - 1976)
Author's website:
PDF file of complete book can be downloaded free at

Vitamin B17: Forbidden Weapon Against Cancer - Michael L. Culbert
Subtitle: The Fight for Laetrile
1974 Arlington House 212 pages (out of print) ISBM10:0870002791 ISBN13:9780870002793
PDF file of complete book can be downloaded free at

can eat up to 45-60 apricot kernels per day,
7-10 per day could be good


found in toad venom (Bufo bufo gargarizans)
which is used in Chinese Medicine (Shansu) and Japanese Medicine (Senso)
lots of papers at pubmed
probably not easily available for most people
research maybe not far along, but looks interesting

Scientific paper:
The Development of Toad Toxins a Potential Therapeutic Agents (2018)

Turpentine, Kerosene

Can we get a little farther out than toad venom?
How about turpentine, or kerosene.
I would NOT recommend this, but there is actually some history to it:

A book about kerosene for health published in 1914 in Tulsa, Oklahoma:

Dr. Jennifer Daniels is currently promoting turpentine.

Medicine Doesn't Come from the Hardware Store: Don't Drink Turpentine
article by Scott Gavura at Science-Based Medicine - JUN 4, 2015

Turpentine, the Fountain of Youth, According to Dr Jennifer Daniels
article by Harriet Hall at Science-Based Medicine - NOV 14, 2017

A similar "therapy" is MMS - Miracle Mineral Solution, which is the consumption of sodium dioxide, made by combining sodium chlorite (bleach), with an acid such as vinegar or citrus juice. I am also very skeptical of this.

C60 / Buckminsterfullerene

60 carbon atoms arranged in a soccer-ball like sphere -
20 hexagons and 12 pentagrams, each doubled-bonded edge crowned with a single carbon atom.

Buckminster Fuller (1895-1983) hypothesized its existence in 1979 and predicted that it would revolutionize medicine.

Discovered in 1985 by Robert Curl, Harold Kroto, Richard Smalley.
They were awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1996.
They named it Buckminsterfullerene. AKA Buckyballs, AKA Fullerene, AKA C60 (fullerene actually refers to a whole class of such molecules)

The single most powerful anti-oxidant ever discovered.

currently perhaps a bit high-priced

is normally supplied in olive oil, coconut oil, MCT oil, avocado oil or hemp oil

Search at Pubmed for papers with C60 in title brings up over 3000 results:[ti]
Pubmed search for papers with C60 and cancer in title brings up only 14 results:[ti]+cancer+[ti]

Note that a 2009 study found tumor suppressing properties of C60 in vitro (in lab) but tumor promoting properties in vivo (in live animal):

Here is a 2022 study that finds C60 to have effect against breast cancer:

TCM - Traditional Chinese Medicine

Scientific paper (published 2015 in journal Thoracic Cancer) -
Traditional Chinese medicine and cancer: History, present situation, and development

Traditional Chinese Medicine Approaches to Cancer - Henry McGrath
Subtitle: Harmony in the Face of the Tiger
2009 Singing Dragon 254 pages (paperback $21.95) ISBN10:1848190131,ISBN13:9781848190139
Publisher's website:
Author's Website:
This is the only book on TCM that I have acquired so far. It looks to be a very good introduction to the TCM approach to cancer.

Cancer Management with Chinese Medicine - Rencun Yu, Hong Hai
Subtitle: Prevention and Complementary Treatments
2017 (revised edition) World Scientific Publishing 260 pages (hardcover $58.00) ISBN10:9813203889,ISBN13:9789813203884

Cancer Inhibitors from Chinese Natural Medicines - Jun-Ping Xu
2021 CRC Press 788 pages (paperback $64.41) ISBN10:1032097396,ISBN13:9781032097398

Active Phytochemicals from Chinese Herbal Medicines - Wing Shing Ho
2017 CRC Press 184 pages (paperback $69.95) ISBN10:1138894397,ISBN13:9781138894396

Integrating Conventional and Chinese Medicine in Cancer Care: A Clinical Guide - Tai Lahans LAC MTCM MEd
2007 Churchill Livingston - 376 pages (paperback $72.95) ISBN10:0443100632 ISBN13:9780443100635

Management of Cancer with Chinese Medicine - Li Peiwen
2003 Donica Publishing - 450 pages (paperback $112.00) ISBN10:1901149048 ISBN13:9781901149043

Chinese Medicine in Cancer Care - Niko Trian
Subtitle: Herbs, Acupuncture, Qi-Gong, Nutrition, Prevention
2016 CreateSpace - 284 pages (paperback $38.00) ISBN10:1523607548 ISBN13:9781523607549

Acupuncture and Moxibustion as an Evidence-Based Therapy for Cancer - edited by William CS Cho
2012 Springer - 356 pages (paperback $219.99) ISBN10:9401780706 ISBN13:9789401780704
Publisher's website:
PDF file of complete book can be downloaded free at


Search PUBMED for papers on fenbendazole -
fenbendazole - gives 1289 results
fenbendazole cancer - gives 46 results
good overview with other ideas, and many links at bottom of page

Joe Tippens

He tells his story at his blog site here: (blog, protocol)

AUG 2016 diagnosed w lung cancer, goes to MD Anderson, starts treatment
JAN 2017 - metastasized, MD Anderson gives 3 months to live
he saw Facebook post - if you know someone with cancer, call me
Joe knew this man, a large animal veterinarian in Oklahoma
he told Joe about fenbedazole, which had been found to remove brain cancer in mice and in humans
he took 222mg 3 days a week, also CBD and curcumin
MAY 2017 - all cancer gone - NED (no evidence of disease)
APR 2022 - still alive and well, cancer-free, living in Edmond, OK

Private Facebook group (details, including password, at above site) -
Group has over 32,000 members as of March 2022

(find also on Facebook - Fenbendazole Cancer Support Group)
(a private group with over 36,000 members)

1hr20min video - DEC 21, 2021 Q&A Session with Joe Tippens (from blog)

Joe used Panacur C or Safeguard, both made by Merck - can get at Amazon or other online sources, or pet stores, farm stores, vets, etc.
PanacurC says on box and inner bag -
"manufactured by Intervet GesmbH, Vienna, Austria, made in Austria"
Safeguard says on box and bag - "Formulated in Austria, made in China"
Joe's protocol is 222mg per dose (this is the amount in each 1-gram packet of Panacur C)
Panacur-C comes in 1g, 2g, 4g packets, for different size dogs
each gram has 222mg fenbendazole, so always measure to 1-gram
(a four gram packet would be divided into 4 parts, each would be one dose)
Yellow box=3x 1g packets, Green box=3x 2g packets, Red box=3x 4g packets
Amazon - 5boxes w 3x1g packs ea = 15 doses@$40wtax= $2.67 per 222mg dose
NOTE - regardless of the packet size (Panacur and Safeguard), the powder is 22.2% fenbendazole, so every gram of powder contains 222mg of fenbendazole.
Safeguard comes in 1g, 2g, 4g packets, for different size dogs,
each gram has 222mg fenbendazole, so always measure to 1-gram
Orange box=1g, Blue box=2g, Red box=4g
(222mg is dose for a 10lb dog)
can also get 1lb, which is a years supply and is cheaper
Some people are taking double or more the original dose.
Some people are taking this every day, sometimes long term.
It is in granular form - can put on food. It is tasteless.
Joe originally took 222mg 3 days on, 4 days off to protect liver.
He later decided that it is safe for the liver.
(a study showing liver damage in mice gave them 100s of times this dose)
He says he will take for the rest of his life to insure no return of cancer.
Joe also took
CBD - 25mg/day
Theracumin bioavailable Curcumin 600mg/day
originally took vitamin E, but stopped using and removed from protocol
(NOTE - Clif High states that fenbendazole needs to be activated with vitamin E in tocotrienol form (Substack newsletter 05/25/22). I do not know where he got this information).

Joe did not make any dietary changes or follow a strict diet

OCT 2021 - Joe revised protocol - 1- fenbendazole 222mg every day (previously 3 days on, 4 days off)
2 - replaces CBD with - (bioavailable full spectrum CDB, frankincense) (previously used Theracurumin HP by Integrative Therapeutics) Onco-Adjunct Pathway 1 ($275)
Contains - Frankincense 250mg, Holos Full Spectrum Hemp Cryogenic Extract 320mg, Holos Nano MCT 500mg, CBGa (Cannabigerol) 7mg, (THC content less than 0.3%)
3 - replaces turmeric with - Onco-Adjunct Pathway 2 ($54) (bioavailable curcumin, quercetin)
Contains - UltraCur-Pro LPS Cysteine-Curcumin 300mg, UltraQuercetin-Pro LPS Cysteine-Quercetin Complex 200mg, Frankencense 100mg,
4 - adds berberine - (bioavailable form)
Onco-Adjunct Pathway 3 ($30) contains - UltraBer LPS Whey Protein-Berberine Complex (Berberine HCL) 1200mg
These products are made by UltraBotanica
Based in OKC

NOTE - Clif High states that fenbendazole needs to be activated with vitamin E in tocotrienol form (Substack newsletter 5/25/22). I do not know where he got this information).
Here is a paper I found documenting some science behind Joe Tippens' protocol.
This appears to be based on the original protocol, which included vitamin E. Joe removed the vitamin E from the protocol at some point before he revised it in 2021, and still does not include vitamin E. I think Joe removed the vitamin E due to it being a blood thinner, and thus interfering with other blood thinners (causing danger during or after surgery). So he I think he removed it since he did not think it necessary and did want potential problems for anyone on the protocol. Vitamin E has been shown in many studies to have anticancer effect. When Joe did recommend it, he recommended to use Life Extension brand "Gamma E Mixed Tocopherols and Tocotrienols", which contains all 8 forms (alpha, beta, delta, and gamma tocotrienols and tocopherols).

fenbendazole can cause elevated liver enzymes
does not always occur, corrects quickly with a pause from use
milk thistle can be taken for liver health, also look into TUDCA

Fenbendazole is in the Benzimidazole family of anti-parasitic drugs - (Albendazole, Mebendazole, Thiabendazole, Fenbendazole, Triclabendazole, Flubendazole)
Mebendazole is FDA approved for human use (prescribed for pinworms and other parasitic infections). On WHO list of essential medicines.
In the US a single dose was $18 in 2015. Price increased to $440 per dose in 2016, as Amedra Pharmaceuticals aquired the rights from Teva in 2013.

See Cracking Cancer Toolkit - Jefffrey Dach MD, chapter 24

Cannabis - RSO/FECO

Cannabis has been used for recreation and medicine in many parts of the world for thousands of years. There are no recorded deaths from using cannabis.

The cannabis plant contains roughly 500 different chemical compounds, including Cannabinoids (such as CBD, THC, CBG, CBN, THCa, CBDa,) and Terpenes.

THC, CBD, and CBG may each have particular anti-cancer properties. CBD and moreso CBG may offset psychoactive effects of THC.

Cannabis - Wikipedia:

Medical Cannabis - Wikipedia:

Cannabinoid - Wikipedia:

Endocannabinoid System - Wikipedia:

THC (delta-9)- Tetrahydrocannabinol - Wikipedia:

Delta-8-THC - delta-8-Tetrahydrocannabinol - Wikipedia:

CBG - Cannabigerol - Wikipedia:

CBD - Cannabidiol - Wikipedia:

CBN - Cannabinol - Wikipedia:

Terpenes -

Besides cannabinoids, there are also many various terpenes found in cannabis, which vary from one strain to another. The terpenes may be just as important as the cannabinoids in producing medicinal and other effects. See the new book The Big Book of Terps (below) for the most comprehensive information yet published on cannabis terpenes.

Scientific paper (published DEC 2020 in the journal Molecules):
The Cannabis Terpenes:

Terpenes: The 10 Most Common in Cannabis

Most Common Terpenes in Indica Strains
Myrcene, Beta-Caryophyllene, Linalool, Limonene, Humulene
Myrcene has a highly sedative effect.

Most Common Terpenes in Sativa Strains
Pinene, Terinoline, Limonene.
Limonene has a an uplifting effect.

this terpene has many medicinal effects
can buy at Amazon $15/bottle

Rick Simpson Oil - RSO
RSO protocol for cancer is to take 60g over 90 days
can make it - need rice cooker
use isopropyl alcohol 99% or Everclear
(can also evaporate without heat, in which case, should be decarbed)
Rick Simpson's website since 2004
Producing the Oil -

FECO - Full Extract Cannabis Oil
FECO is the same thing as RSO, but always made with food grade ethanol alcohol (such as Everclear), rather than with iso or naptha.

can buy RSO or FECO in dispensaries (in legal states) or online

Norman, Oklahoma dispensary Green Buffalo carries these -
PurpleFECO brand - $30 for 1gram syringe
1 bought a syringe 02/28/22 - El Strainyo (hybrid) - contains 622mg THC
has some CBG, no CBD or other cannabinoids, lots of terpenes
I measured approximately 16 rice grain sized doses - 622/16=39mg per dose 1g syringe = $60
60g = $1600 (for full 90-day treatment)
seems to be a reliable source (in sidebar at reddit/r/RickSimpsonOil
I have seen some online prices over $200/g,
local dispensary prices may be as low as $25/g
It is cheap and easy to make your own.

Can (High-Dose) THC Make Your Cancer Worse? - Uwe Blesching JUN 18, 2021

Cannabis Health Radio -
Podcast with over 330 episodes so far, a new one every week, all on the subject of medical cannabis. Very good.

Darren Steven Miller - RSO
YouTube - Still Toking with Darren & Amy Miller FEB 26 2020 90min

Mike Wise - Youtube channel -
Lots of information on cannabis, RSO, Rick Simpson, etc
Illegally Alive - Full Movie - APR 9, 2019 80min


4 Kinds of CBD Extract
Broad Spectrum Oil CBD BSO-CBD
CDB Isolate
Whole Plant Full Spectrum CDB
Full Spectrum CBD Oil FSO-CBD

UltraBotanica Onco Adjunct Pathway 1
this is a full-spectrum bioavailable cryo-extracted hemp oil, containing CBD, but not THC

Terpenes -

The Cannabis Terpenes - published DEC 2020 in Molecules

Terpenes: The 10 Most Common in Cannabis

Most Common Terpenes in Indica Strains
Myrcene, Beta-Caryophyllene, Linlool, Limonene, Humulene
Myrcene has a highly sedative effect.

Most Common Terpenes in Sativa Strains
Pinene, Terinoline, Limonene.
Limonene has a an uplifting effect.

can buy at Amazon $15/bottle

cannabis can be eaten raw
THCA, CBDA, CBGA have not been converted to THC, CBD, CBG through heating
these acidic forms of these cannabinoids may have different effects
THCA is not psychoactive until decarboxilated (by heating) into THC

The Complete Guide to Cannabis Oil Infusions -

Selected Books about Cannabis and Cancer:

Rick Simpson Oil - Nature's Answer for Cancer - Rick Simpson
2013 Simpson RamaDur LLC 206 pages (paperback $22.00) ISBN10:9535875124,ISBN13:9789535875123

Phoenix Tears - The Rick Simpson Story - Rick Simpson
2016 Simpson RamaDur LLC (4th edition) 304 pages (paperback $20.00) ISBN10:9535875116,ISBN13:9789535875116

Cannabis: A Complete Guide - Ernest Small
2021 CRC Press 598 pages (paperback $54.95) ISBN10:103209740X,ISBN13:9781032097404
Hardback edition, published in 2016, is 567 pages. This is an amazing book, with a massive amount of information. I would not quite call it complete, though. For instacne, very little information on terpenes and no mention of delta-8THC.

Marijauna Killed My Cancer - Erika M. Karohs PhD
Subtitle: And is Keeping Me Cancer Free. Step by Step Guide How to Kill Your Cancer
2016 CreateSpace 132 pages (paperback $7.97) ISBN10:1523752343,ISBN13:9781523752348

Cannabis Concepts - Angie Sims
Subtitle: A Guide to Making and Using Cannabis Oil at Home
2019 Retrograde 42 pages (paperback $12.99) ISBN10:1950602001,ISBN13:9781950602001

Cannabis Oil Cured My Cancer - John Gabriel
2019 176 pages (paperback $12.99) ISBN10:0995888140,ISBN13:9780995888142

Cannabis Pharmacy - Michael Backes
Subtitle: The Practical Guide to Medical Marijuana
2017 Black Dog & Leventhal 320 pages (paperback $22.99) 031646418X ISBN13:9780316464185
PDF file of complete book can be downloaded free at

Cannabis is Medicine - Bonni Goldstein MD
2020 Little, Brown Spark 368 pages (paperback $22.99) ISBN10:031650078X ISBN13:978031650078X
Author's website: Canna-Centers:

The Wholistic Healing Guide to Cannabis Tammi Sweet MS LMT
2020 Storey Publishing 272 pages (paperback $24.95) ISBN10:1635861373 ISBN13:9781635861372

Handbook of Cannabis for Clinicians - Dustin Sulak DO
Subtitle: Principles and Practice
2021 WW Norton 384 pages (hardcover $45.00) ISBN10:0393714187 ISBN13:9780393714180

Healing with Cannabis - Cheryl Pellerin
Subtitle: The Evolution of the Endocannabinoid System and How Cannabinoids Help Relieve PTSD, Pain, MS, Anxiety, and More
2020 Skyhorse 288 pages (hardcover $24.99) ISBN10:1510751866 ISBN13:9781510751866

Healing with Medical Marijuana - Dr. Mark Sircus
Subtitle: Getting Beyond the Smoke and Mirrors
2017 Square One 208 pages (paperback $16.95) ISBN10:0757004415 ISBN13:9780757004414

Cannabis Extracts in Medicine - Jeffrey Dach MD
Subtitle: The Promise of Benefits in Seizure Disorders, Cancer and Other Conditions
2015 McFarland 220 pages (paperback $19.99) ISBN10:0786496630 ISBN13:9780786496631

The Medical Cannabis Primer - Ruth D. Fisher PhD
Subtitle: Ushering in the Golden Age of Marijuana
2019 In Color 144 pages (paperback $38.95) ISBN10:1885176023 ISBN13:9781885176023
Author's website:

The Medical Cannabis Guidebook - Jeff Ditchfield, Mel Thomas
Subtitle: The Definitive Guide to Using and Growing Medicinal Marijuana
2014 Green Candy Press 312 pages (paperback $22.00) ISBN10:1937866114 ISBN13:9781937866112
PDF file of complete book can be downloaded free at

Your Cannabis CBD:THC Ratio - Uwe Blesching PhD
Subtitle: A Guide to Precision Dosing for Health and Wellness
2020 Quick American Archives 240 pages (paperback $24.95) ISBN10:1936807483 ISBN13:9781936807482
No index.

The Cannabis Health Index - Uwe Blesching PhD
Subtitle: Combining the Science of Medical Marijuana with Mindfulness Techniques to Heal 100 Chronic Symptoms and Diseases
2015 North Atlantic Books 660 pages (paperback $24.95) ISBN10:1583949623 ISBN13:9781583949627
PDF file of complete book can be downloaded free at

The Little Book of Cannabis - Amanda Siebert
Subtitle: How Marijuana Can Improve Your Life
2018 Greystone Books 216 pages (paperback $12.95) ISBN10:1771644044 ISBN13:9781771644044
PDF file of complete book can be downloaded free at No index.

The Big Book of Terps - Russ Hudson
Subtitle: Understanding Terpenes, Flavonoids, and Synergy in Cannabis
2021 Hudson Press 580 pages (hardcover $169.00) ISBN10:0986357111 ISBN13:9780986357114

The Pot Book - edited by Julie R Holland MD
Subtitle: A Complete Guide to Cannabis, Its Role in Medcine, Politics, Science, and Culture
2010 Park Street Press 576 pages (paperback $24.99) ISBN10:1594773688 ISBN13:9781594773688

Marijuana: Medical Papers, 1839-1972 - Tod H. Mikuriya MD
Subtitle: Cannabis: Collected Papers
2007 Pelican Pond Publishing 496 pages (paperback $29.95) ISBN101577332199: ISBN13:9781577332190
It would be really great to see a book like this with papers from 1972 to the present. But quite amazing to see what was known about cannabis long ago.

Excellent information on cannabis, RSO, etc in Naturopathic Oncology - McKinney, pages 229-237.

Some Videos about Medical Cannabis:

Run from the Cure - The Rick Simpson Story (2008 - 58min) Christian Laurette
Youtube (director's channel) -
Youtube (Rick Simpson's channel) -

What if Cannabis Cured Cancer? (2010 - 49min)
Vimeo -
Can watch free at above Vimeo link.

The Scientist (2015 - 62min)
Official Site:
About Israeli scientist Raphael Mechoulam who pioneered cannabis research
Can watch free at above Youtube link or official site.

CBD Nation (2020 - 83min) David Jabukovic
Official Site:
Youtube (buy or rent):

Scientific papers: -

Anti-Cancer Potential of Cannabinoids, Terpenes, and Flavonoids Present in Cannabis
published JUL 12, 2020 in journal Cancers

Roles of Cannabinoids in Melanoma: Evidence from In Vivo Studies
published SEP 21, 2020 in International Journal of Molecular Science

Cannabinoids in the landscape of cancer
published 2021 in Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology

The heterogeneity and complexity of Cannabis extracts as antitumor agents
published JUN 25 2019 in journal Oncotarget

Can Hemp Help? Low-THC Cannabis and Non-THC Cannabinoids for the Treatment of Cancer
published APR 2020 in journal Cancers

Cannabidiol and Other Phytocannabinoids as Cancer Therapeutics
published 2022 in journal Pharmaceutical Medicine

Cannabinoids in cancer treatment: Therapeutic potential and legislation
published 2019 in Bosnian Journal of Basic Medical Sciences


It may be recommended to look into alkalinzing the body, which may be normal and achieved by a normal healthy diet. For some people, dietary changes may be needed. Or there might be benefits to using baking soda or apple cider vinegar or lemon juice.

Scientific paper
(published NOV 24 2015 in International Journal of Complementary and Alternative Medicine):
Alkalizing Nutritional Therapy in the Prevention and Reversal of any Cancerous Condition

Sodium Bicarbonate (baking soda)


can test ph of saliva and/or urine with inexpensive ph test strips

enemas can be taken for colon cancer
1oz baking soda to 5oz water, hold in for up to an hour
do not do for more than 3-4 days in a row

baking soda can be taken orally to alkalinize the whole body.
recommended doses are generally small, like 1/4tsp in water 1-2 times per day
should not be taken before or with a meal, since it can neutralize HCL
do not drink every day

baking soda can be added to coffee to counteract acidity
I wondered about this and then googled it - lots of search results

apple cider vinegar (ACV)
unlike other vinegars, though acidic, ACV may promote alkalinity
can do enemas with ACV
see Bragg book on Apple Cider Vinegar

Acid and Alkaline - Herman Aihara
1986 George Ohsawa Macrobiotic 121 pages (paperback) ISBN10:091886044X ISBN13:9780918860446

Apple Cider Vinegar - Paul C. Bragg, Patricia Bragg
Subtitle: Miracle Health System
2008 176 pages (paperback) ISBN10:0877901007 ISBN13:9780877901006
PDF file of complete book can be downloaded free at Classic book, note the amount of reviews and ratings at Amazon.

Save Your Life with the Phenomenal Lemon (&Lime) - Blythe Ayne PhD
2020 Emerson & Tilman 144 pages (paperback $10.99) ISBN10:194715107X ISBN13:9781947151079

Jim Kellum protocol
baking soda and maple syrup mixed and heated

I have read that Arm&Hammer baking soda contains aluminum and that aluminum-free (such as Bob's Mill) should be used instead the Arm&Hammer box states 100% sodium bicarbonate

From the Arm&Hammer box -
Uses relieves - heartburn, acid indigestion, sour stomach, and upset stomach due to these symptoms
Add 1/2 tsp for 4oz water every 2 hours or as directed by a physician
Accurately measure 1/2 teaspoon.
Do not take more than the following amounts in 24 hours:
7 1/2 teaspoons, 3 1/2 tsp if over 60 years old
Do not use the maximum dosage for more than 2 weeks

pH scale is from 0 - 14.
below 7 is acidic, above 8 is alkaline
7 is neutral
pH level in human body should be 7.35-7.45 (blood)
different parts of the body will have differing normal pH levels
saliva ranges from 6.5 to 7.5
upper part of stomach is 4 to 6.5
lower part of stomach is 1.5 to 4 small intestine is 7.5 to 7.5
large intestine (colon) is 7.9 to 8.5


see Chapter 8 The Power of Exercise in Beat Back Cancer Naturally - Brandy
"6 mnutes of aerobic exercise can increase natural killer cell immune activity by 50%"

yoga - lower back, etc

exercise in general is good for everything

physical therapy - stretching, strengthening, bodywork

reallignment, energy flow, core/Pilates,

foot reflexology

Sleep and Rest

Sleep and rest are very important for health and healing.

Zen saying: Sleep when tired, eat when hungry.


How to Sleep - James Hamblin - Atlantic Magazine - JAN/FEB 2017 -

The Sleep Solution - W. Chris Winter MD
Subtitle: Why Your Sleep is Broken and How to Fix It
2018 Berkley 272 pages (paperback $28.00) ISBN10:0399583610 ISBN13:9780399583612

Better Sleep, Better You - Frank Lipman MD, Neil Parikh
Subtitle: Your No-Stress Guide to Getting the Sleep You Need and the Life You Want
2021 Little, Brown Spark 256 pages (paperback $28.00) ISBN10:0316462128 ISBN13:9780316462129

Breath, Wim Hof ("The Iceman")

breathing techniques and cold exposure
a daily cold shower might have a lot of benefits including reduced inflamation

The Wim Hof Method - Wim Hof - 2020 - 230pages

The Way of the Iceman - Wim Hof - 2017 - 168pages
Subtitle: How the Wim Hof Method Creates Radiant, Longterm Health - Using the Science and Secrets of Breath Control, Cold-Training and Commitment

see also -

Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art - James Nestor - 2020 - 304pages

What Doesn't Kill Us - Scott Carney - 2018 - 272 pages
Subtitle: How Freezing Water, Extreme Altitude, and Environmental Conditioning Will Renew Our Lost Evolutionary Strength

Youtube Video -
What Happens After 14 Days of Cold Showers - Dr Eric Berg - 12/24/21 - 11min

Some Web Resources

Alternative Cancer subreddit:

Alternative Cancer Notebook - Massive wiki at AlternativeCancer Subreddit -

CancerVme - Evidence-based Nutrition & Metabolic Therapies

Chris Wark (author of Chris Beat Cancer):
Youtube Channel:

The Radical Remission Project:

The Moss Report (Podcast)
"The Moss Report Podcast features in-depth converstations about alternative, complementary, and innovative cancer treatments. Podcast host Ralph W. Moss PhD speaks with doctors, researchers, patients and health professionals from around the world."

The Cancer Secrets Podcast
Hosted by Jonathan Stegall MD

Cancer Compass - An Alternate Route

Anticancer Mom -
10 Things I've Learned 10 Years After Alternative Cancer Treatment -

Healing Cancer Naturally -

Blythe Metz -
Blythe Metz Youtube Channel -

Cancer Tutor -

Elyn Jacobs -

Dr. Tim O'Shea -
To the Cancer Patient: Natural Cures vs Conventional:

Journal - Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
published since 2004, can search all articles online and read for free

Journal - Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine
Peer-reviewed journal published since 1995.

L-Nutra -
Founded by Dr. Valter Longo, Director of Longevity Institute at USC
author of The Longevity Diet. see Ted talks

The Truth About Cancer:

Positive Health Online:

Conners Clinic (Gerson, Rife Machine, Budwig Protocol, Enzyme Therapy, Natural Chemotherapy)

National Cancer Institute (US Government, under NIH)

National Cancer Institute - Complementary and Alternative Medicine

American Institute for Cancer Research

American Cancer Society -

The ASCO Post - American Society of Clinical Oncology Newspaper -

WebMD -

Clif High -
Substack - Newsletter 05/25/22 - Cancer, My History With It -
YouTube videos - discusses his experience with colon cancer -
Cancer Ward Episode 1 02/17/19 (34min)
Cancer Ward Episode 2 02/18/19 (43min)
Cancer Ward Episode 3 02/25/19 (32min)
Cancer Ward Episode 4 04/20/19 (49min)
Cancer Ward Episode 5 07/02/19 (32min)
"words from expert cancer survivor"
vitamin C, GcMAF, nitrous oxide, superbeets (, C60, mushrooms
eventually discovers and recommends fenbendazole

Rune Soup - Gordon White -
See Science and Health section of Blog. Way on the mystical side of things. Not really much on cancer, but here is an interesting post on German New Medicine and cancer:

John Rose -
Youtube Channel -
Reversing Cancer, Diabetes,& Arthritus Naturally wihout Drugs & Surgery -
04/30/16 (4min19sec)

German New Medicine

I'm not suggesting this, it seems quite wacky, but maybe some interesting ideas.

Originated by Ryke Geerd Hamer (1935-2017) -

Caroline Markolin PhD -

Dr Melissa Sell DC -
Youtube Chanell -
Youtube video - German Medicine 101: Introduction to the Five Biological Laws -
2018 (72min) -

Isadora Laker -

Some Videos

Immunotherapy: The Battle Within - 2020 - 57min

Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies - 2015- 6hours
Excellent medical history of cancer.

What if Cannabis Cured Cancer? - 2010 - 49min
can watch free at Vimeo -

The Scientist
about Israeli scientist Rapheal Mechoulam who studied cannabis
can watch free at Youtube



American Instutute of Homeopathy - - American Institute of Homeopathy
Youtube video - Homeopathy Explained - Gentle Healing or Reckless Fraud?:

I have not yet become interested in homepathy. Search Amazon for books on cancer and homeopathy.

Functional Medicine

Institute for Functional Medicine:

The Disease Delusion - Jeffrey S. Bland PhD
Subtitle: Conquering the Causes of Chronic Illness for a Healthier, Longer, and Happier Life
2015 Harper Wave 432 pages (paperback $16.99) ISBN10:0062290746 ISBN13:9780062290748
Author's website:
Dr. Bland is considered to be the "father of Functional Medicine".

5 Principles of Functional Medicine
1. we are all different and unique
2. science based
3. your body is intelligent and the capcity for self-regulation
4. your body has the ability to heal and prevent diseases related to aging
5. health is not just the absence of disease, but a state of immense vitality

Prostate Cancer

Some Books on Prostate Cancer and Prostate Health:

Note that most of these books are written by doctors, which can have advantages and disadvantages. Surgeons like to do surgery.
And note that many of these books do not discuss alternative therapies - see the general book list above for more on that.
Check out reviews for more information.

Complementary and Alternative Medicines in Prostate Cancer - edited by K.B. Harikumar PhD
Subtitle: A Comprehensive Approach
2016 CRC Press 316 pages (hardcover $200.00) ISBM10:1498729878 ISBN13:9781498729871
PDF file of complete book can be downloaded free at

The Key to Prostate Cancer - Mark Scholz MD
Subtitle: 30 Experts Explain 15 Stages of Prostate Cancer
2018 Prostate Oncology Specialists 492 pages (paperback $24.95) ISBM10:0999065211 ISBN13:9780999065211
Author's website:
Highly recommended.

Invasion of the Prostate Snatchers - Mark Scholz MD, Ralph Blum
2021 Other Press 192 pages (paperback $18.99) ISBN10:1635421861 ISBN13:9781635421866
(updated edition. original edition published in 2010 HB, 2011 PB)
Note - same author as above book. This is also highly recommended.

You Can Beat Prostate Cancer - Robert J. Marckini2020 - 382 pages
Subtitle: And You Don't Need Surgery to Do It
2020 Robert J. Markini 382 pages (paperback $22.45) ISBN10:1734202203 ISBN13:9781734202203
(updated edition. original edition published in 2006)
This book makes the case that proton therapy is the preferred treatment over surgery and other types of radiation treatment. (note that proton therapy can cost up to $100,000, but some insurance will pay for it)
Author's website:
Facebook Group: PDF file of complete book can be downloaded free at

Dr. Patrick Walsh's Guide to Surviving Prostate Cancer - Dr. Patrick Walsh
Subtitle: An Essential Guide to Managing Prostate Cancer for Patients and Their Families
2018 Balance (4th edition) 624 pages (paperback $20.99) ISBN10:1538727471 ISBN13:9781538727478
(3rd edition is 2012, 2nd edition is 2007, 1st edition is 2001)
This book has more reviews by far than any other prostate book at

Prostate Cancer 20/20 - Andrew Siegel MD
Subtitle: A Practical Guide to Understanding Management Options for Patients and Their Families
2019 Rogue Wave Press 251 pages (paperback $14.99) ISBN10:0983061777 ISBN13:9780983061779

An ABC of Prostate Cancer Today - Alan G. Lawrenson
2019 Independently Published 461 pages (paperback $19.45) ISBN10:1695696395 ISBN13:9781695696396
(2nd edition is 2016, 352p, 1st edition is 2015, 286p)
Author's website:

Dr. Peter Scardino's Prostate Book< - Peter D Scardino MD, Judith Kelman
Subtitle: The Complete Guide to Overcoming Prostate Cancer, Prostatitis and BPH
2010 (2nd edition) Avery 592 pages (paperback $20.00) ISBN10:1583333932 ISBN13:9781583333938

A Primer on Prostate Cancer - Stephen Strum, Donna L Pogliano
Subtitle: The Empowered Patient's Guide
2005 (2nd edition) Life Extension Publiscations 188 pages (paperback $32.93) ISBN10:0965877779 ISBN13:9780965877770

Healing the Prostate - Dr. Mark Stengler
Subtitle: The Best Holistic Methods to Treat the Prostate and Other Common Male-Related Conditions
2021 Hay House 264 pages (paperback $17.99) ISBN10:1401960340 ISBN13:9781401960346
Author's website:
Excellent book, but just one chapter specifically on prostate cancer. That chapter is 35 pages, and half of it explains conventional treatment. Talks about diet, recommends lots of green tea, vitamin D (2000-5000iu/day), turkeytail mushroom, maitake mushroom, MCP (modified citrus pectin), turmeric. Also mentions intraveous vitamin C, CDB/THC. Outside the Box Cancer Therapies is by the same author. (listed above)

The Rise and Fall of the Prostate Cancer Scam - Anthony H Horan MD
2020 (3rd edition) On the Write Path 188 pages (paperback $21.93) ISBN10:1641119853 ISBN13:9781641119856
Author's earlier book: The Big Scare: The Business of Prostate Cancer 2009
Dr. Horan passed away in 2020 at the age of 80. His obituary -

Prostate Cancer - Emilia A. Ripoli, Mark B. Saunders
Subtitle: A New Approach to Treatment and Healing
2017 Vital Health Press 408 pages (paperback $18.95) ISBN10:0996256202 ISBN13:9780996256209

Thrive - Don't Only Survive - Geo Espinosa
Subtitle: Dr. Geo's Guide to Living Your Best Life Before & After Prostate Cancer
2016 CreateSpace 196 pages (paperback $16.99) ISBN10:1517287820 ISBN13:9781517287825
Author's website:

A Plant Powered Approach to Prostate Cancer - Bruce Mylrea
2020 Independently Published 366 pages (paperback $16.99) ISBN13:9798650947639

Saw Palmetto for Men & Women - David Winston
Subtitle: Herbal Healing for the Prostate, Urinary Tract, Immune System and More
1999 Storey Books 119 pages (paperback $12.95) ISBN10:1580172067 ISBN13:9781580172066
Author's website:
Author's website:
Author's website:

Saw Palmetto - Natural Prostate Relief - Dr. Sarah Brewer
2000 Thorsons 192 pages (paperback) ISBN10:0722539606 ISBN13:9780722539606

How I Conquered Cancer - Eric Gardiner
Subtitle: A Naturopathic Alternative
2004 Emerald Ink 126 pages (paperback $9.95) ISBN10:1885373112 ISBN13:9781885373113
The author tells how he reversed his prostate cancer. He went from what sounds like stage 2 to no evidence of disease. Basically changed his diet and lifestyle.

Prostate Health in 90 Days - Larry Clapp
1997 Hay House 323 pages (paperback ) ISBN10:1561704601 ISBN13:9781561704606
PDF file of complete book can be downloaded free at

Prostate Cancer and Me - Anthony Edwards
Subtitle: A Personal Experience of Dealing with Cancer
2022 Singing Stone 183 pages (paperback $10.40) ISBN10:2956327933 ISBN13:9782956327936
Author's blog:

The Great Prostate Hoax - Richard J. Ablin PhD, Ronald Plana
Subtitle: How Big Medicine Hijacked the PSA Test and Caused a Public Health Disaster
2014 St. Martin's Press 272 pages (hardback $31.72) ISBN10:1137278749 ISBN13:9781137278746
Author Richard J. Albin is the discoverer of prostate specific antigen (PSA)

Healthy Prostate - Ronald M Bazar
Subtitle: The Extensive Guide to Prevent and Heal Prostate Problems Including Prostate Cancer, BPH Enlarged Prostate and Prostatitis
2011 CreateSpace 322 pages (paperback $19.95) ISBN10:1466369256 ISBN13:9781466369252

Androgen Deprivation Therapy - Richard J. Wasserman PhD, Lauren Walker PhD, John W. Robinson PhD
Subtitle: An Essential Guide for Prostate Cancer Patients and Their Loved Ones
2018 (2nd edition) Demos Health 190 pages (paperback $24.95) ISBN10:0826183913 ISBN13:9780826183910
ADT is a commonly prescribed treatment. This may be a very useful book to have if using or considering ADT.
PDF file of complete book can be downloaded free at

Men at Risk - The Dirty Little Secret - Ronald E. Wheeler MD
Subtitle: Prostate Biopsies Really Do Spread Prostate Cancer Cells
2012 AuthorHouse 640 pages (paperback $39.95) ISBN10:1468548018 ISBN13:9781468548013
Dr. Wheeler is quite controversial. He was arrested for practicing without a license. He was accused of treating patients who did not have cancer confirmed with a biopsy. He promoted HIFU High Intensity Focused Ultrasound. I do not have this book. Might be much to learn, but proceed with caution.

Chi Kung for Prostate Health and Sexual Vigor - Mantak Chia
Subtitle: A Handbook of Simple Exercises and Techniques
2013 Destiny Books 176 pages (paperback $16.95) ISBN10:1620552272 ISBN13:9781620552278

See chapter on prostate cancer in Naturopathic Oncology - Neil McKinney
(listed in main book list at top of this page).
Many treatment options are listed, including - Solomon's Seal, metformin, indole-3-carbinol - DIM (diindolylmethane) (found in cruciferous vegetables and can take as supplement), quercetin, green tea, vitamin D3+K2, melatonin (10-20mg at night), alpha-lipoic acid, MCP (modified citrus pectin - recommends PectaSol-C), artemisinin, berberine, garlic, flaxseed, milk thistle extract, reishi mushroom, lycopine. boswellia, olive oil, omega-3 oil, pomegranante, zinc

Wikipedia - Prostate Cancer -

PSA test is a blood test that shows the level of Prostate-Specific Antigen in the blood. PSA is a protein produced by normal and malignant cells of the prostate gland. The result is reported as nanograms of PSA per milliliter of blood (ng/mL).

A high PSA level can indicate cancer, but can also be caused by prostatitis (inflamation of the prostate) or by benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) (enlargement of the prostate). A high level may not indicate cancer and cancer can be present with a low level.

A normal PSA level is 1.0 to 1.5, but varies with age. (ideally PSA is 0) 40-50 years - 0-2.5
50-60 years - 2.5-3.5
60-70 years - 3.5-4.5
70-80 years - 4.5-5.5

medically, a PSA score above 10 is of concern (some doctors say a PSA score over 4 is of concern)

A PSA level over 100 generally indicates stage 4 cancer PSA level can go into the hundreds, even over 1000. (there is no limit on the scale) the highest PSA level ever recorded is 7941

A fast rise in PSA level is more concerning than a particular level.

ejaculation may cause a significant rise in PSA concentration, which can persist for up to 48 hours (can affect test results)

DRE - Digital Rectal Examination - checks for hardened prostate (induration) and for masses (nodulation), either of which may indicate cancer. Performed by a docto, inserting a gloved finger into the anus. Normally quick and painless.

Gleason grading system helps evaluate prognosis of men with prostate cancer using samples from a prostate biospy. Gleason score ranges from 2 to 10. (some sources say scores range from 6-10, there have been revisions) There are 5 patterns or architectural types of tumors in the Gleason system. The Gleason score is obtained by adding together the pattern numbers of the primary and secondary grades (or the primary and tertiary grades, if the tertiary has a higher pattern number than the secondary). The primary grade is the dominant pattern of the tumor, more than 50%. The secondary grade is less than 50% and more than 5%. A tertiary grade may be a small component of a more aggressive pattern. Scores of 2-4 indicates very small tumors, generally not treated Scores 5-7 are the majority of treated prostate cancers. Scores of 8-10 can be advanced neoplasms, unlikely to be cured.

Androgen Deprivation Therapy (ADT) (AKA HAT - Hormone Ablation Therapy) ADT reduces levels of androgen hormones, such as testosterone, since prostate cancer cells require adrogen hormones to grow sometimes used in advanced cases along with radiation therapy generally ADT does not make cancer go away, it just stops it from growing.
One medication commonly used for ADT in prostate cancer is Lupron (Leuprorelin)
if nausea is experienced as a side effect, you might try papaya enzyme for relief. see book above on ADT by Wasserman

Brachytherapy AKA Internal Radiation Therapy -
a sealed radiation source (small capsule, seed, ribbon, bead) is placed in the body next to a tumor.

Proton Therapy - a newer, advanced type of radiation treatment which is very precise, resulting in less radiation to surrounding tissue
see book above - You Can Beat Prostate Cancer - Robert Marckini

prostatectomy - removal of the entire prostate gland
(also called radical prostatectomy or RP)
Da Vinci procedure - prostate is removed by robotic surgery

Can get second opinion on prostate cancer biopsy from Johns Hopkins -

Another source for a second opinion is Bostwick Laboratories -

Yannanow - large support site for prostate cancer
Excellent, comprehensive site - a good place to start with basic info discussion forum - can sign up for free - 15K members

Reddit Discussion Forum - Prostate Cancer -
3405 members as of 09/21/22. this subreddit is NOT oriented to alternative therapies

Reddit Discussion Forum - AltProstateDisease -
102 members as of 09/21/22. tons of links to info on alternative treatments for prostate cancer and other prostate issues and men's health issues. documents a case of prostate cancer treated with fenbendazole and other alternative therapies in addition to traditional chemo treatment

Private Facebook group - Non-Surgical Prostate Cancer Support - 2K members A site dedicated to raising awareness about overtreatment of prostate cancer.

Youtube Video -
Results of a Prostate Cancer/Vitamin D Trial - UCTV - 47min (Very intersting)

Prostate Cancer Results Study Group

Prostate Cancer Foundation:

Scientific paper - published in journal Future Oncology OCT 6, 2010:
Effect of Capsaicin on cancer cells

Scientific paper published in European Journal of Cancer 2012:
Herbal Therapy Use by Cancer Patients: A Literature Review on Case Reports

Scientific paper published in journal Medicine 2016:
Complimentary traditional Chinese medicine therapy improves survival in patients with metastatic prostate cancer
study found most effective TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) formulas were: Chai-Hu-Jia-Long-Gu-Mu-Tang and Ba-Wei-Di-Huang-Wan

Scientific paper published in journal Nutrients 2018:
Chinese Medicines in the Treatment of Prostate Cancer: From Formulas to Extracts and Compounds (note: this study may be incorrectly referring to Reishi mushroom as Ganoderma lucidum, instead of Ganoderma lingzhi. the taxonomy is very confusing. see


PC-SPES (PDQ) Health Professional Version
(note: statement that PCSPES is no longer being made is no longer true.
original manufacturer was BotanicLab. Now made by Matrix Nutrients)

Saw palmetto (Serenoa repens) is widely used as an alternative treatment for BPH (enlarged prostate)
could possibly be useful in prostate cancer
can interfere with androgen deprivation therapy
many brands available as supplement in capsule form
See book - Saw Palmetto by David Winston (info above)
A notable example of a Saw Palmetto supplement (very popular, note reviews and rating):
NOW brand Clinical Strength Prostate Health
(Saw Palmetto, Beta Sitosterol, Lycopene)

The 10 Worst Foods for Prostate Health - and What Can Help

Sir Jason Winters Golden Lion

See above section on herbs for info on Sir Jason Winters teas. I came across this product called Golden Lion, which they sell as a prostate formula. I found the product information here:
However, the product is not listed the sales website -
Maybe no longer available. Anyway, I thought it interesting to note the ingredients - fenugreek, parsley, ginseng, oats, zinc.

Prostate Cancer, Nutrition, and Dietary Supplements (PDQ)
(from National Cancer Institute - Complementary and Alternative Medicine) -

look into "Kegel exercises", "pelvic floor conditioning" (many books on Amazon, many videos on Youtube)

Tigerfeeling - Benita Cantieni - 2013 - 176 pages
Subtitle: The Perfect Pelvic Floor Training for Men and Women
Amazon Kindle ebook is the only version in English (Hardback and paperback books are available in German)
Author's website:">

Prostate Massage
Can have done professionally, can do to yourself.
Many devices for prostate massage are available.
Can be helpful for overall prostate health, including cancer prevention.
Has been medically accepted as helpful in prostatitis.
There could be a theory that prostate massage might be helpful in prostate cancer, but also possibly could be unadvisable due to possibility of tumor cells breaking off and spreading.
google search on "prostate massage" gives millions of results

The Ultimate Guide to Prostate Pleasure - Charlie Glickman
Subtitle: Erotic Exploration for Men and Their Partners
2013 Cleis Press 368 pages (paperback $21.95) ISBN10:1573449040 ISBN13:9781573449045

The Prostate Massage Manual - Ronald M Bazar
Subtitle: What Every Man Needs to Know for Better Prostate Health and Sexual Pleasure
2015 CreateSpaces 64 pages (paperback $9.98) ISBN10:1508958734 ISBN13:9781508958734

Lung Cancer

Wikipedia -

#1 cancer in men is prostate cancer, #1 cancer in women is breast cancer
#2 cancer in men and women is lung cancer
ACS estimates 237K new case of lung cancer in the US in 2022
Lung cancer is leading cause of cancer death, 25% of all cancer deaths.
More yearly deaths from lung than colon, breast, prostate combined.

NSCLC Non Small Cell Lung Cancer (85% of lung cancers)
Lung Adenocarcinoma (40% of lung cancers)
Squamous Cell Lung Cancer (30% of lung cancers)
AKA squamous cell carcinoma of the lung AKA epidermoid carcinoma
Large Cell Lung Cancer (2-10% of lung cancers)
SCLC Small Cell Lung Cancer (15% of lung cancers)
AKA small cell carcinoma, AKA oat cell cancer

Colon Cancer

Wikipedia - Colonoscopy -

Wikipedia - Colorectal_cancer -

Wikipedia - Virtual_colonoscopy (CT, MRI) -

Wikipedia - Polyps -

In anatomy, a polyp is an abnormal growth of tissue projecting from a mucous membrane.

colon polyps -
1% per year may become cancerous
polyps are found and removed during a colonoscopy
polyps as small as 1mm may be removed
the only way to know if precancerous is biopsy
normally polyps removed in colonoscopy are biopsied
removed polyps can recur at the same site
it takes 5-10 years for a polyp to turn into cancer
if more than 2 polyps, any large or high risk polyps - it will be recommended to repeat colonoscopy in 3-5 years
a colonoscopy is regarded as the best way to find colon cancer

Youtube video - Overview of Colon and Rectum Surgical Options - AUG 2021 39min


Colon Health:

The best way to promote a healthy colon is to have a healthy diet, with sufficient fiber being of top importance. A diet with plenty of vegetables, fruits, beans, whole grains should have plent of fiber. A suppplement can be taken to insure that you are getting enough fiber. I recommend powdered psyllium seed husk, which is available in capsules as well as bulk powder. I don't take this every day, since I normally have plenty of fiber in my diet, but I might take some if I have been eating some meals that don't have so much fiber. Probiotics may be important also, especially after taking antibiotics. Exercise has a good effect on colon health. Staying hydrated is important for digestion and elimination and overall health.

Colonic Irritation / Colon Hydrotherapy

Some people might recommend colonics for detoxification. A colonic is performed by a therapist trained in colonic irrigation. A machine is used to move water into and out of the colon. This is more thorough than an enema. Sometimes people add coffee or probiotics or nutrients to water used in enemas or colonics, as the colon can absorb such substances more efficiently than taking by mouth. Although this might be a helpful therapy, it is probably not really necessary for most people who have a good diet with plenty of fiber. Same with enemas and laxatives.

There are various supplements and practices that are used to help with digestion, elimination, constipation, etc. Note that constipation is usually the result of a lack of fiber and a lack of hydration.

Nauli Kriya

Nauli kriya is a yogic practice in which abdominal muscles are isolated and trained to massage the lower abdominal cavity. There are many videos on Youtube illustrating and instructing in this practice. This is often shown and taught in a seated position, such as in lotus, but it is much easier to learn and practice while standing. It can be considered an advanced practice that can take a while to learn. Note that while this may be an excellent way to help in maintaining colon health, it may be possibly not be advisable in some conditions, such as some stages of colon cancer (or it might be helpful).

fermented wheat germ extract - Metatrol, AveULTRA increases natural killer cell activity, reduces glucose flow to cancer cells

Books by Bernard Jensen, Norman Walker, Dr. Christopher

abdominal massage

psoas release with Pso-Rite

Scientific papers:

Medicinal Plants in the Prevention and Treatment of Colon Cancer:
(Published 2019 in the journal Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity)

Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women worldwide. There are 20 different types of breast cancer.

Wikipedia - Breast Cancer -

Marnie Clark -

Breast Cancer Choices -

Some Books -

Breast Cancer: Beyond Convention - edited by Mary Tagliaferri MD
Subtitle: The World's Foremost Authorities Complementary and Alternative Medicine
2003 Atria 496 pages (paperback $29.97) ISBN10:0743410122 ISBN13:9780743410120

Turning Off Breast Cancer - Daniella Chace
Subtitle: A Personalized Approach to Nutrition and Detoxification in Prevention and Healing
2015 Skyhorse Publishimg 192 pages (paperback $17.99) ISBN10:1632204452, ISBN13:9781632204455
Author's Website:

Dietary Supplements and Breast Cancer Prevention and Treatment - John Vincent Cooney MD PhD
Subtitle: A Survey of Medical and Scientific Research
2022 Independently Published 629 pages (paperback $23.99) ISBN13:9798807777416

Lymph-Link - Loretta T. Friedman
Subtitle: Solving the Mysteries of Inflamation, Toxicity and Breast Health Issues
2022 Post Hill Press 288 pages (hardcover $28.00) ISBM10:1637583133, ISBN13:9781637583135

Heal Breast Cancer Naturally - Veronique Desaulniers DC
Subtitle: 7 Esssential Steps to Beating Breast Cancer
2019 (2nd edition) Independently Published 328 pages (paperback $19.95) ISBN10:1090881797 ISBN13:9781090881793
Author's Website:

Integrative Medicine for Breast Cancer - Mark A. Moyad MD
Subtitle: An Evidence-Based Assessment
2015 Springer 408 pages (paperback $23.99) ISBN10:3319234234 ISBN13:9783319234236
PDF file of complete book can be downloaded free at

From Pink to Green - Barbara L. Ley
Subtitle: Disease Prevention and the Environmental Movement
2009 Rutgers Universtiy Press 256 pages (paperback $31.95) ISBN10:0813545315 ISBN13:9780813545318
Publisher's Website:

Breasts: A Natural and Unnatural History - Florence Williams
2013 WW Norton 352 pages (paperback $15.95) ISBN10:0393345076 ISBN13:9780393345070

Video -

Boobs: The War on Women's Breasts (2020 - 97min) Megan S. Smith
Official Site:
Amazon (DVD):
Vimeo (rent/buy to stream): http://
This documentary takes an indepth look at mammograms, which have long been promoted as the best way to screen for breast cancer. Excellent and recommended.

Scientific Paper (published in Integrative Cancer Therapies NOV 27, 2020):
A Review of Natural Therapies Potentially Relevant in Triple Negative Breast Cancer Aimed at Targeting Cancer Cell Vulnerabilities

Radiation Treatment (AKA radiotherapy or radiation therapy or RT)

doses of radiation are measured in grays (Gy)
this applies to radiation treatments for cancer

health effects of low levels of radiation are measured in sieverts (Sv)
this applies to radiation exposure from x-rays and CT scans

1 gray (Gy) = 1 sievert (Sv)

1 sievert = 1000 millisieverts (mSv)

1 sievert = 100 rem (older non-SI unit of measurement)

A gray is defined as the absorption of one joule of radiation energy per kilogram of matter. The gray was adopted as an SI measurement in 1975. The gray replaces the rad as the corresponding cgs unit
1 rad = 0.01Gy

a typical therapy pose might be 45 - 60 Gy

a CT scan can have 100 to 1000 times the radiation of an x-ray

3-5% of cancers are caused by diagnostic radiation

EBRT - External Beam Radiotherapy

proton therapy - very precise external beam radiation

Avoid Toxins

The Toxin Solution - Joseph Pizzorno ND
Subtitle: How Hidden Poisons in the Air, Water, Food, and Products we Use are Destroying Our Health - And What We Can Do to Fix It
2018 Harper One 288 pages (paperback $15.99) ISBN10:0062427466 ISBN13:9780062427465
Author's Twitter:

Environmental Working Group:
Excellent website has lots of information on toxins in food, water, and consumer products.

Dirty Dozen (12 most pesticide-contaminated foods - best to buy organic) -
Strawberries, Spinach, Kale/Collard/Mustard Greens, Nectarines, Apples, Grapes, Bell/Hot Peppers, Cherries, Peaches, Pears, Celery, Tomatoes.

Clean Fifteen (15 least pesticide-contaminated foods - less need to buy organic) -
Avocados, Sweet Corn, Pineapple,Onions, Papaya, Sweet Peas, Asparagus, Honeydew Melon, Kiwi, Cabbage, Mushrooms, Cantaloupe, Mangoes, Watermelon, Sweet Potatoes.

International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology

Drink clean water - get a filter or go to store to get filtered water. Reverse-osmosis removes more contaminants than most types of filtration. Most tap water is loaded with many toxins.

Emotional, Mental, Spiritual

We can see cancer as a physical problem in the physical body. This is how cancer is seen by modern medicine. And I tend to focus on the physical approaches to healing the problem of cancer in the physical body. Most of this entire webpage covers that approach. But we can also see the human physical body as one part of the whole person. In a "holistic" view, we also include emotional, mental and spiritual aspects of a person. We could also term this as body, heart, mind and soul. It may be true that many people have healed cancer solely through faith, prayer, visualization, hope, positive mental attitude, etc. I would certainly not recommend overlooking the physical approach to healing cancer, but I would also recommend paying some attention to the holistic approach. A positive mental attitude can be very important. It is well-established that negative emotions and thoughts (anger, hate, fear, doubt, stress), can have physical effects on the body. So we certainly want to work on addressing such thoughts and emotions. Also there is a lot of science on the placebo effect.

Some Books:
(Note - there are thousands of books on this subject, these may not be the ones that will resonate with you, I suggest do some further searching)

Beat Cancer Daily - Chris Wark
Subtitle: 365 Days of Inspiration, Encouragement, and Action Steps to Survive and Thrive
2020 Hay House 384 pages (paperback $19.99) ISBN10:1401961940 ISBN13:9781401961947

The Secret to Healing Cancer - Tien-Sheng Hsu
Subtitle: A Chinese Psychiatrist and Family Doctor Presents His Amazing Method for Curing Cancer Through Psychological and Spiritual Growth
2012 New Awareness Network 252 pages (paperback $15.95) ISBN10:0984928502 ISBN13:9780984928507

Practicing Mindfulness - Matthew Sockolov
Subtitle: 75 Essentail Meditations to reduce Stress, Improve Mental Health, and Find Peace in the Everday
2018 Althea Press 210 pages (paperback $16.99) ISBN10:1641521716 ISBN13:9781641521710

Why People Don't Heal and How They Can - Caroline Myss PhD
1998 Harmony 288 pages (paperback $15.99) ISBN10:0609802240 ISBN13:9780609802243
Author's website:
Caroline Myss (pronounced Mace) has several other more recent books.

Research Tips

Use Google and/or other search engines.
try different seach terms, combinations, etc

Search for books on Amazon
Look at 3rd party sellers for cheaper prices on used copies
Look on ebay for used or cheaper priced books
Look for books in libraries
Libraries can actually order any book in print for you to borrow
Look for books in bookstores - sit down and read

Look at bibliographies in books to find related books

Note number of reviews on Amazon, note ratings and number of ratings
Read reviews of books on Amazon for more information on the book or on the subject of the book
Can click on "See all reviews" at Amazon and can then search those reviews
Search author's name, maybe they have a website - sometimes can get all the info you need without buying the book
Use the "Look Inside" feature at Amazon to see some content in a book, which usually includes the table of contents and sometimes a sample chapter.

Search at to see if a particular book might be available to download as a free PDF file.

Search for videos on Youtube
Read comments on Youtube videos, sometimes lots of information there

Search Amazon for DVDs,
Check Netflix, Amazon Prime for option to stream videos
Libraries have DVDs, and can order DVDs from other libraries

Look for discusion forums, such as on Reddit
Can search within forums
Look for Facebook groups

Look for podcasts

Use Wikipedia to start with basic information on any subject. (But note that Wikipedia is generally very critical of any kind of alternative health practice).

Ask questions - people in healthfood stores, friends, relatives, doctors
Ask questions online, such as in discussion forums or support groups

Take notes, on paper or in text files. Use bookmark feature in browser to save links

Search Pubmed to look for scientific papers.
Pubmed is the US government database of medical scientific papers.
Sometimes can read entire papers online for free, sometimes can only read abstract and have to pay to read whole paper. The abstract contains the basic ideas and results.
to search titles rather than full text (default), place [ti] after a search term, or after multiple terms like this - cancer [ti], prostate [ti]

Some Quotes:

"The doctor of the future will give no medication, but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease." Thomas A. Edison

Knowledge is Power

"If you could find one great theme in cancer over the last 100 years, its the men and women who have said "I'm not taking this anymore, I'm going to try something else". And that's how science and medicine are advanced. Its by people refusing to take the status quo." from documentary Cancer: The Emperor Of All Maladies - Episode 2 (at timestamp 5min40sec)

"There are two kinds of cancer patients: the ones who believe cancer is a death sentence and the ones who look for answers." found in a book review at Amazon for How I Beat Pancreatic Cancer, written by a doctor who knows the author

There is no convincing someone who is not ready to hear the truth.

Chinese Proverb - When healing patient, better not to use knife.

Chinese Proverb - The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person doing it.

Seek and You Will Find

Revised 09/21/22, 09/02/22, 08/30/22, 07/30/22
First posted to web 05/03/22.
I began researching and working on this page JAN 2022
Terry Slade -
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