Yes it is and I highly recommend him. I am getting close to my 5 year mark and no side effects and my immune system has never been better thanks to him. I feel he really cares about his patients and is very kind. Let me know if you do see him. His staff is also excellentView Thread
If you are thinking about going to Scottsdale, Arizona for a more naturopathic approach the clinic is Natuopathic Specialists and my doctor is Dr. Daniel Rubin. I want to let you know even with the micromets in 1 lymph node in July I will celebrate 4 years since my diagnosis and without the chemo. You will need to send all copies of your medical history and get an initial consultation. Right now my blood work up is excellent and I am enjoying a great life without any side effects. It for me was the best choice I could have made. Good luck to you and let me know how you are doing!View Thread
Clifford1-thiere are others that have alternative groups where you can do email back and forth and messages. You might want to look at inspire and they have an alternative group that I am involved in. Hope all is well with you and remember that there are people who are diagnosed with TNBC and are doing very well. And some of those people did not do chemo. It is possible and in my mind a healthier approach to this. Good luck and hope to hear from you soon.View Thread
I am not sure either as how to give you my email address without posting it for everyone. I did send a message to the contact people here to see what can be done. Will see what they say if anything. Triple negative is treatable and is not the death sentence by any means. The idea with natural is building up the immune system. Critical. Also exercising is very important. the key is finding a professional who is natural and specializes in cancer. My finding was a very experienced naturopathic oncologist located in Scottsdale, Arizona. Will see what they say about the email. Beta glucans, antioxidants, mushroom extracts are your friends. Sugar is not your friend.View Thread
How are you doing? Sorry about responding. My advice is if there are no naturopathic oncologists in your area you can seek someone outside of your area even out your state. Mine treats mostly over the phone depending on your condition. I am hoping things are better for you. Please let me know if I can help you in any way.View Thread
So glad to meet you clifford1! I, too was diagnosed with triple negative and I too did not do chemo. It has been 3.5 years now and am doing fine. I decided to follow a more natural approach and engaged a naturopathic oncologist to direct my program. I am a believe in vitamin c infusions for cancer level. I had micromets in one lymph node. At one point the surgeon wanted to do a mastectomy but instead I opted for another surgery and he couldn't find any more cancer. I had 2 lumps the second one with cancer cells at the margin. You must exercise and mind/body connections is key in my opinion. Would love to correspond with you since I have not been able to find many people who have not done chemo. I did do integrative with radiation and had tremendous results and zero side effects. In fact my whole treatment I have zero side effects. There is hope and it can be done!View Thread
Hi! It has now been 3 1/2 years since my diagnosis and everything is doing great for me. You can search and see if there are any naturopathic doctors near you. If you can find one, see if they do vitamin c infusions for cancer level. See also about looking into naturopathic oncologist. Now these don't have to be located in your state. Mine isn't. I am in Utah and he is in Scottsdale, Arizona. I can give you his name if you want. You can do an integrative approach which might be really good for you. Sometimes bringing both sciences together makes it more powerful and with naturopathic it might help with some of the side effects without interfering with the chemo. You can do initial consultation over the phone--something worth checking out. let me know if you need any help.View Thread
I also was diagnosed with Stage 2A Grade 3 Triple Negative Breast cancer and it has been 3 years since my diagnosis. I had micromets in one lymph node which tends to be one of those in a gray area as to positive or negative results. I decided on alternative treatments at first since I was given only 3% increase in survival rate if I went through chemotherapy. For me that was the right decision to do that and work on my immune system through naturopathic medicine. I actually had 3 surgeries and 2 lumps in the same breast. That last lump had cancer cells at the margin but later in the final surgery they could not find any more cancer cells so I avoided having a mastectomy. I am doing extremely well and everything is normal (all blood work). Each person is different and each person needs to do what they think is best for their overall treatment and body. I just wanted to let you know there are other triple negative people out there that may have different therapies that are also successful. I did finally have integrative with radiation treatment and again am glad I did that. I wish you all the best with your treatment. I personally feel nutrition was a big component in my own healing process and I continue to incorporate that even today. Stay strong, live well.View Thread
I also was diagnosed with triple negative bc 2 1/2 years ago. I do not recommend anything to do with much sugar. The problem is we rely too much on sugar and it is very acidic. Cancer loves an acid environment so my belief is you are not helping yourself by rewarding oneself with sugar treats. Also there are other ways of dealing with nausea other than more drugs-acupunture can help with pain and nausea. I am one of the few who did not indulge with chemo but I did have radiation with a naturopathic protocol and I had zero side effects from that. Do yourself good by surrounding yourself with good healthy food-instead of shakes try juicing veggies with some fruit-it is healthier and better for you. Please try to get rid of the sugar treats and remember what Hipprocrates once said "Let food be thy medicine"-he did not mean shakes or hard candy either.View Thread
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