Hope Medicine Healing Author:Francisco Contreras, MD & Daniel E. Kennedy, MC The new book, ?Hope, Medicine & Healing,? from Dr. Francisco Contreras and Daniel Kennedy details how patients can often live with cancer, managing it like a chronic disease such as diabetes. — Dr. Francisco Contreras serves as director, president and chairman of Oasis of Hope Hospital. A distinguished oncologist and surgeon who has participated ... more »in the World Conference on Breast Cancer, Contreras is renowned for combining conventional and alternative medical treatments with emotional and spiritual support.
He says that conventional medicine pays too much attention to the tumor instead of the patient, that sometimes the ?cure? can be worse than the disease, even killing the patient. He says that although there is no "silver bullet" cure for cancer, many patients can add years, sometimes decades, to their lives.
Oasis of Hope is pioneering a new approach to cancer treatment called Integrative Regulatory Therapy that shows signs of dramatically improving survival rates.« less