Blog posts that talk about cancer

  • Cancer Can Be Killed Documentary

    Dr. Huber was recently featured in a documentary “Cancer Can Be Killed” by Jeff Witzeman. Dr. Huber and several cancer patients talk about their experience with cancer – from going to the conventional doctors and then with their experience with Dr. Huber and her team of naturopaths.  An in depth look at what to expect […]

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    Chemotherapy Increases Risk of Metastasis

    Colleen Huber, NMD It is a long-held (and heavily purchased) dogmatic belief that chemotherapy is the weapon of choice against cancer.  There are some problems with this: One, there usually is no choice given.  Newly diagnosed cancer patients are not told that there are any options other than chemotherapy.  If a patient suggests to the […]

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    What Are Your Odds When You Have Cancer?

    Colleen Huber, NMD Cancer patients ask a reasonable question:  What are my chances? It is hard to get true numbers out of oncology clinics.  As oncologist Dwight McKee MD has said, “Oncologists throw chemo at cancer for a little while, then send patients to hospice.”[1]  After several chemo drugs are tried, over the course of […]

  • Americas Best Cancer Doctors and Their Secrets

    America’s Best Cancer Doctors & Their Secrets

    America’s Best Cancer Doctors is a 2014 book that describes the best alternative cancer treatments. NatureWorksBest’s Dr. Huber is featured in chapter 3. From the book: An insider’s guide to the best alternative cancer doctors in the U.S. This Special Report gives you critical information about alternative cancer doctors and their clinics that the FDA […]

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    Choose Your Foods Like Your Life Depends On Them

    The following is a talk I gave at Changing Hands Bookstore in Tempe, Arizona during my book signing for Choose Your Foods Like Your Life Depends On Them. “Let me tell you a little about myself and my practice. I am Colleen Huber, a Naturopathic Medical Doctor here in Tempe, Arizona. Naturopaths are physicians who […]

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  • Sugar is to Cancer as Gas is to Fire stop eating sugar and cancer stops growing.

    Sugar: The Fuel That Feeds Cancer Growth

    Sugar and Cancer is There a Connection? View the Study Colleen Huber, NMD Our clinic which focuses on holistic, naturopathic, and alternative cancer treatments conducted the largest and longest study on sugar consumption in cancer patients, and the results were stark. Previous research has shown that high blood sugar has been risky for certain types […]

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    Nutrition & Health

    Quality Whole Foods Are The Currency Of Life Whether you believe in creation, or evolution or are undecided, most of us would agree that our bodies (that is our anatomy and physiology and biochemistry – which is really just how we process food and what we do with it) is substantially the same as that […]

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    Which Sweeteners Are Healthy?

    Which Sweeteners Are Healthy? Which sweeteners are healthy to eat? Do some sweeteners cause cancer? There are many questions around natural and artificial sweeteners that we will touch on in this article. While many of the illnesses associated with cane sugar are still major health concerns especially in the United States, high fructose corn syrup […]

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    “Fed Up” Film Review

    “Fed Up” Film Review: by Colleen Huber, NMD May 16, 2014 Fed Up is a movie that manages to present an enormous number of statistics in such an engaging way that you don’t realize to what extent you are learning and thinking through the whole 90 minutes. The subject of Fed Up is the obesity […]

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    Dr. Weston Price – Widespread Disease Is A Modern Phenomenon

    Dr. Weston Price – Widespread Disease Is A Modern Phenomenon We know from studying isolated traditional societies, people who are relatively untouched by civilization, that what is good for younger people is generally good for older people. There are some important exceptions that I will get to later. The first modern researcher to take a […]

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    Facts About Cancer That May Surprise You

    Facts About Cancer That Will Likely Surprise You With page references to The Data 1) The worst thing you can eat while having cancer is sweeteners (sugar, fructose, artificial sweeteners, honey, maple syrup, etc. But stevia is okay. (p.4) 2) It is not a good idea to postpone natural treatments until after chemotherapy stops working. […]

  • Cure For The Common Cold

    As a primary care physician and Naturopathic Medical Doctor, I have the opportunity to see the common cold in its various stages, from earliest sneezes to the poor, miserable patient whose cold has dragged on for weeks. When a cold strikes there is a small window of opportunity to turn it around, before the full […]

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    Breast Thermography Over A Mammogram?

    Breast Thermography Medical thermography is not as well known as mammography for breast cancer screening and diagnosis, but there are a number of significant advantages. It is actually more effective at these than standard mammography in certain cases. Thermography is simply a two-dimensional temperature picture of the front of the body, showing hot spots and […]

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    Sunshine or Drugs? Which is Better For Depression

    Sunshine, Food, Exercise And Supplements vs Drugs The majority of my patients who have come to me on anti-depressant drugs have been able to get off of them, with the help of some of the following recommendations. Some cases of depression are mostly the result of inadequate perfusion and thus an inadequately functioning brain. One […]

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    The Sleep Checklist: How To Help Your Body Sleep

    Make Sure Of The Following Before Considering Sleep Sedatives Don’t Ignore Thirst Early In The Day. Many people don’t feel thirsty early in the day and forget to drink water. Then, during your activities over the course of the day, you continually breathe out water vapor and continually sweat at least small unnoticeable amounts. That […]

  • How To Get Kids To Eat Healthy – Part I

    Part I During at least some of childhood the grass is definitely greener elsewhere. One of the biggest challenges to your family’s healthy lifestyle is your children’s perception that other people are privileged simply because they eat differently. The parents’ strategic awareness and preparation for the child’s fascination with the Standard American Diet (SAD) is […]

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    Halloween: How To Do It Healthier This Year

    A Healthy Halloween As a primary care physician, I see the first real wave of the cold season in the first few weeks after Halloween. Typically, patients will come in with runny nose, sore throat, cough, etc., with a story that goes something like this: “Well, the kids brought home these huge bags of Halloween […]

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    Surgery: Speed Healing With Nature’s Help

    Healing From Surgery Natures Way. First A Big Disclaimer: In this article, my intention is to help you weather surgery as successfully as my patients who have had to or chosen to undergo surgery have come out doing well. My patients on the following protocol have healed remarkably fast and well. However, the Food and […]

  • Herb Of The Month: Gotu Kola

    Gotu kola (Centella asiatica) Gotu kola (Centella asiatica)is especially helpful for would healing and minimizing scar tissue at the site of a wound. Gotu kola has triterpenoids, a chemical compound that is useful for strengthening and repairing skin. It does this by stimulating blood flow to a wound and thereby concentrating antioxidants at a wound […]

  • What To Look For In A Supplement

    Are Your Supplements Not Working? As naturopathic physicians, we have had patients walk in and express great concern over the efficacy of thier nutritional supplements. They are concerned that they are not working properly, but once we start taking a look at the supplements that they have chosen, the answer to the problem becomes clear. […]

  • Herb Of The Month: Prickly Pear

    Prickly Pear (Nopal In Spanish; Opuntia In Latin) Our herb of the month is an edible one, often eaten as a vegetable for its medicinal benefit. Prickly pear cactus is a ubiquitous sight throughout the Southwest, with a wider range of growth than most cacti species, and is a very attractive one now for its […]

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    Pharmaceuticals Are Gateway Drugs

    Why Pharmaceuticals Are Gateway Drugs Gateway drugs to more serious substance abuse have often been thought of as just the illegal drugs: marijuana, amphetamines, cocaine to begin, and worse drugs, such as heroin, later. However, there are other gateway drugs, and these affect a much larger proportion of the population, and are perfectly legal. You […]

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    FAQ Regarding My Treatment Of Cancer

    How do you treat cancer? I am a primary care physician, a Naturopathic Medical Doctor. I use natural treatments for cancer and other diseases. That is I use no chemotherapy, radiation or surgery. However, I do work with oncologists, the formal name for doctors who are cancer specialists. How do you work with oncologists? There […]

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    5 Things You Can Do To Improve Your Health

    5 Simple Things You Can Do To Improve Your Health Externalize stress. Internalize joy. Eat foods in their raw, natural state. Get sunshine every week. Exercise. Externalize Stress This is the hardest of the five on this list, but essential to maintaining good health. In stressful situations, adrenalin, which is now known as epinephrine, is […]

  • Low Thyroid: High Incidence In The U.S.

    Low Thyroid The thyroid gland, one of the most unremarkable features of our anatomy, not even large enough usually to make a bulge at the front of the neck where it resides, is actually quite important to good health and well-being. People with severe hypothyroidism, the clinical term for low thyroid function, have rather obvious […]

  • Sports Nutrition Basics

    Sports Nutrition Basics This is the first in a series of articles on nutrition for special needs. The following is from a talk I recently gave at Whole Foods in Tempe Arizona to runners getting ready for a marathon. I reprint it here, because the principles below apply equally to all sports participants, even if […]

  • Herb Of The Month: Tea Tree (Melaleuca Alternifolia)

    Herb Of The Month: Tea Tree (Melaleuca Alternifolia) Tea tree oil is a very popular product in health food stores, very handy for its anti-fungal and anti-bacterial effect, while being safe for topical use. Sometimes athlete’s foot and toenail fungus will respond better to repeated applications of tea tree oil than with any other application. […]

  • Herb Of The Month: Wood Betony

    Herb Of The Month: Wood Betony Wood betony   Wood betony or Stachys betonica was so highly prized in Europe that an Old Italian proverb advised: “Sell your coat and buy betony.” The Medicina Britannica of the 17th century primarily extols its virtues with regard to headache, claiming that “I have known the most obstinate […]

  • Cheap Meat: An Accident Waiting To Happen

    By Jo Robinson The latest fiasco in the U.S. livestock industry is that thousands of hogs and chickens have been raised on feed contaminated with melamine, the same chemical that has sickened thousands of cats and dogs. According to the U.S.D.A., some meat from those hogs and chickens has already entered our food supply. How […]

  • Herb Of The Month: Coleus Forskohlii

    Herb Of The Month: Coleus Forskohlii Coleus forskohlii is a useful herb for a number of applications. It may be most useful in that it increases intracellular amounts of cyclic AMP. This is a naturally occurring compound in the body that allows for a lot of different cellular functions. One of the functions it seems […]

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    Pharmaceuticals In The Drinking Water

    The Pharmaceuticals In Drinking Water An Associated Press investigation this March found a vast array of miscellaneous pharmaceuticals in the drinking water that supplies the households of at least 41 million Americans. These include antibiotics, anti-convulsants, mood stabilizers and sex hormones from oral contraceptives and hormone replacement therapy. These last drugs have previously been shown […]

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    Herb Of The Month: Wild Marjoram

    Herb of the Month: Wild Marjoram (Origanum vulgare) Wild Marjoram (Origanum vulgare) has been used since ancient times as a remedy for poisonings with narcotics. One of the features of this plant that enables such a detoxification is that it is a “diaphoretic” which means that it will cause sweating. It is also a carminative, […]

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    101 Great Ways To Improve Your Health

    Ideas to Improve Your Health The following is a talk I gave recently at Changing Hands Bookstore in Tempe, Arizona. I was signing the book that I recently co-authored, 101 Great Ways to Improve Your Health The title of this book is 101 Great Ways to Improve Your Health, which has 101 chapters each written […]

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    The Bread Trap

    Bread is a vehicle. In a sandwich, it drives other food neatly and with little spillage into a bag or wrapper, into a lunchbox and then to the mouth. Popular at drive-ins, the sandwich can be sort of neatly eaten with one hand while the other hand sort of competently manages the steering wheel. Bread […]