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The Art of War (on Cancer): Old Lessons for a New Age?
by Mark A. Brudnak and Stephanie G. Hoener
An argument in favor of using modern cell-communication technology to re-direct cancer cells to a more accessible site for removal. A radically new approach to cancer!

Prostate Cancer: Crisis and Transformation
by David M. Ross, LCSW
A psychotherapist shares his "dark night of the soul" as being of value both to himself and others, as he finds that in releasing old painful feelings, deeper healing is achieved.

A Critique of the Kelley Nutritional-Metabolic Cancer Program
by Melina A. Roberts, BSc (Hons.)
A current examination of the William D. Kelley, DDS metabolic treatment for cancer, developed in the 1960's, shows dramatic results using proteolytic enzymes and other components, including nutrition, coffee enemas, and spirituality.

Fructooligosaccharides (FOS) and Other Prebiotics
by Dr. Nigel Plummer, Dr. Peter Quilt and Ms. Catherine Crockett
The function of prebiotics is to specifically promote the growth and activity of beneficial microflora such as Bifidobacteria and Lactobacilli, while reducing pathogenic types.

A Naturopathic Approach to Breast Cancer
by Professor Serge Jurasunas
An iridologist looks at cancer from the viewpoint of treating it as a "whole" disease of the body, and emphasizes detoxification and utilizing many unusual remedies.

Two Anticancer Mechanisms of Vitamins in Humans, A Review by Reagan Houston, MS, PE
A reminder of the dramatic effects of Vitamin C against cancer (notwithstanding the Establishment's indifference). Two of the most studied regimens (Abram Hoffer's and J. Boik's) are reviewed.

Nystagmus/Liver-Wind Affecting the Eyes: A Case History
by Brother/Doctor Bernard Seif, SMC, EdD, NMD
A neurological condition of involuntary movements of the eyes is treated successfully by this eclectic practitioner, who specializes in Chinese medicine.

How To Eliminate Toxic Metals From Your Body
by Morton Walker, DPM
Our toxic body burden of heavy metals has become a serious health problem. CAM practitioners believe it is essential to detoxify these through new and effective chelating products, before health can be restored.

Flaxseed Lignans: Phytochemicals for the New Millennium
by Bernard M. Collett, PhD
This plant substance is proving to be a "powerhouse," delivering the omega-3 essential fatty acid, both soluble and insoluble fiber, and the phytoestrogenic lignans.

Zyflamend Herbal COX-2 Inhibitor Exhibits Anti-Prostate Cancer Activity
by D.L. Bemis, K.A. Kozakowski, A.G. Anastasiadis, B.C. Stisser, L. Salomon, A.E. Katz (Department of Urology, Columbia, New York, USA)
This new herbal extract and COX-2 inhibitor, strongly suppresses LNCaP cells and induces apoptosis, making it effective against prostate cancer.

Letter from the Publisher

Obituary: Ivan Illich


Nutritional Medicine: New Interest Among Medical School Professors
by Alan R. Gaby, MD

Guest Editorial: Riboflavin: The Dose Makes the Poison
by Adam Gisson and John Morgenthaler


Shorts briefed by Jule Klotter

Literature Review & Commentary
by Alan R. Gaby, MD

The War on Cancer
by Ralph W. Moss, PhD

Phytotherapy Review & Commentary
by Kerry Bone, FNIMH, FNHAA

Medicinal Properties in Whole Foods
Enhancing the Effects of Folate with Whole Foods that Prevent Colon Cancer and Maintain Intestinal Integrity
by Gina L. Nick, PhD, ND

Psychoneuroimmunoendocrinology Review & Commentary
by Robert A. Anderson, MD

Quantum Medicine Update
Successful Treatment of Carcinogenesis with Phytochemicals
by Paul Yanick, Jr. PhD

Medical Anthropology
Native American Medicine, Cancer and Spirituality
by Tim Batchelder, BA

Chinese Medicine Update
Modified Ba Zhen Tang Combined with Chemotherapy in the Treatment of Digestive Tract Cancer
by Bob Flaws, Dipl. Ac & CH, FNAAOM, FRCHM

Web Page Potpourri
by Marjorie Roswell

Acupuncture and Moxibustion
An Electroacupuncture Treatment for TMJ
by Honora Lee Wolfe, Dipl, Ac., Lic. Ac., FNAAOM

Ask the Herbalist
Is Ephedra (Ma Huang) Safe and Effective?
by Andrew Gaeddert

Highly Effective Treatments for Pain and Fatigue
Enzymes and How to Get Off Prescription Antacids Naturally!
by Jacob Teitelbaum, MD

News & Views Hot Off the Wire
by Arline Brecher

Healing with Homeopathy
A Sweet Homeopathic Remedy for Adopted Kids
by Judyth Reichenberg and Robert Ullman, NDs

Marketing Tips: Give Your Viewpoint a Voice
by Terra Wellington

Health Risks & Environmental Issues
RM-10: An Anecdotal Story
by Rose Marie Williams, MA

Women's Health Update
Constipation in Women
by Tori Hudson, ND, Professor

Nutritional Influences on Illness
Dietary Protection Against Colon Cancer
by Melvyn R. Werbach, MD

Letters to the Editor

Chaos In the Cortex

Rapid Injection of Calcium-EDTA: Dangerous and Unproven

Eat Right for Your Social Security Number

Estrogen and Breast Cancer in Women

Niacin, Heme Synthesis and Porphyria

My Cancer Healing Journey

Speculation on an Herbal Cure for Smallpox

Report on the Efficacy of the Gentle Wind Healing Instruments

CoQ10 for Congestive Heart Failure

Coriolus versicolor Supplementation Study as Adjunct Nutrition in 30 Solid Tumour Cancer Patients

D-Mannose for Urinary Tract Infection

In the News

Now, Even Nobel Laureates Agree that Living to a Mere Age 80 is Bah Humbug

Physicians Announce Campaign to Mobilize Doctors Against Cancer

ImmunoKinoko™ AHCC® Donated to Help SARS Victims in Hong Kong

Modified Citrus Pectin Slows Progression of Prostate Cancer

Douglas Laboratories Marks 50 Years as Industry Leader

Canton, New York, Stops Fluoridation

MGN3 Shown to Increase Chemo Effectiveness

Mosquito Itching Solution

Free Prescription Drugs: A Well Kept Secret


To Life: A Guide to Finding Your Path Back to Health
by Teresa Tsalaky; Foreword by Clinton Ray Miller
review by Irene Alleger

Gumology (video) by Andrea Glaesner, RDH
review by Jule Klotter

The Power of Stillness by Tobias Blake
review by Irene Alleger

Barefoot on Coral Calcium: An Elixir of Life?
by Robert R. Barefoot
review by Jule Klotter

Viral Immunity: A 10-Step Plan to Enhance Your Immunity Against Viral Disease Using Natural Medicines
by J.E. Williams, OMD
review by Irene Alleger

User's Guides for Specific Subjects
reviews by Beatrice Trum Hunter

Book Notice Oregon Physician's New Book Explores Lighter Side of Ailments

Book Notice Politics in Healing Enters Third Printing

. . . the regular features, commentary and opinions we can count on each month from our distinguished columnists.



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