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Letter from the Publisher
Jonathan Collin, MD

The United States Program on Cancer, 1975–2006:
A Failure – Part 1

by Anthony D. Apostolides, PhD, and Ipatia K. Apostolides, BA
The authors analyze the statistics of the NCI's approach to cancer, asserting that they translate to the grim figure of 1500 American deaths per day. The hope is to inform the public and policymakers, and bring about changes.

Interview with Dr. Jonathan Wright
by Suzanne Somers
In this excerpt from Knockout: Interviews with Doctors Who Are Curing Cancer and How to Prevent Getting It in the First Place, noted expert Dr. Wrightexplains in depth the enormous cancer-protective components of hormone replacement.

History of the Cancer Control Society
by Frank Cousineau
This venerable organization is known for its annual convention on alternative therapies, both in the US and Japan. With its insights on Mexican clinics and information about cutting-edge therapies, the society's influence continues to grow worldwide.

How to Target Mutant P53 in a Case of Multiple Cancer Recurrence
by Serge Jurasunas, ND, MD (Hom), and Olga Galkina Taylor, PhD
A new line of research shows the key role of the p53 pathway status in therapeutic responses and as a marker for the prognosis of the effects of a treatment. Here, a case is presented wherein p53-dependent apoptosis was induced to trigger the regression of a resistant tumor with mutated p53.

Some Thoughts About Scientific Bias: Part 2
by Nicholas J. Gonzalez, MD
In continuing his discussion of the collapsed NIH trial, Dr. Gonzalez describes problems with the HIV-nevirapine study conducted in Africa as another example of what he calls scientific fraud.

The Management of Estrogens, Estrogen Receptors, Estrogen Metabolism, and Cellular Immunity in the Treatment of Cancers
by Walter H. Wainright
In examining the role of the estrogen receptor in the cancer process, the author discusses what differentiates soy phytoestrogens from estrogens, asserting that the clinical importance of fermented soy will help health-care professionals achieve the goal of longer, healthier lives for their patients.

The Cancer Profile and its Clinical Applications
by Dr. Emil K. Schandl
The author describes the CA profile as an excellent adjunct clinical laboratory medicinal method for early detection and follow-up of all types of cancer.


Exercise is Medicine
Yoga's Influence on Cortisol and the Cancer Patient
Jade Teta, ND, CSCS, and Keoni Teta, ND, LAc, CSCS
Online publication only

Jule Klotter

Literature Review & Commentary
Alan R. Gaby, MD

War on Cancer
Cluck for the Cure
Ralph Moss, PhD

Pathways to Healing
At End of Life, Hospice Care Supports Patients and Families
Elaine Zablocki

Environmental Medicine Update
Cell Phones and Brain Cancer Risk
Marianne Marchese, ND

Anti-Aging Medicine
Ronald Klatz, MD, DO, and Robert Goldman, MD, PhD, DO

Optimizing Metabolism
'Fightonutrients': Using Plants As Allies in Cancer Recovery
Ingrid Kohlstadt, MD, MPH

Townsend's New York Observer
Mulberry and Milk Thistle Found Effective in Human Glioma in Lab
Marcus A. Cohen

Quantum Medicine Update
Colonization Resistance of Barrier Microflora in Carcinogenesis and Allergic Patients
Paul Yanick Jr., PhD

Health Risks & Environmental Issues
Silent Spring to Silent Night
Rose Marie Williams, MA

Healing with Homeopathy
A Brazilian Amazonian Adventure: Caimans, Uakari, Pirarucus, Botos, and the Bot
Robert Ullman, ND, and Judyth Reichenberg-Ullman, ND

Women's Health Update
The Vitamin D and Breast Cancer Link
Tori Hudson, ND


Should the Kefauver-Harris Amendment be repealed?
by Alan R. Gaby, MD

Letters to the Editor

Cancer – The Need for a New Paradigm

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)


Muscle Testing Results

Combined Alpha, Beta, Gamma Interferon Therapy

In the News

Thorne Research Announces Combination with Diversified Natural Products

FDA Defeated in Selenium Health Claims Case

Klaire Labs' Fourth Annual Symposium to Focus on Role of Probiotics, Prebiotics, and Enzymes in Immune Function



The Trophoblast and the Origins of Cancer
by Nicholas J. Gonzalez, MD, and Linda L. Isaacs, MD
review by Katherine Duff

  Nutritional Balancing and Hair Mineral Analysis
by Lawrence Wilson, MD
review by Jule Klotter
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