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I'm 22 years old male with Lymphogranulomatosis maligna LGM, ang. Hodgkin's disease  CSIVB. What would you recommend for alternative cancer treatment. I was looking into Gerson's therapy. Is there something more appropriate?

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Hello Urszula:

I am sorry that you are going through these health issues.  Here is my response:

I am not an overwhelming fan of the Gerson Therapy. Although I strongly believe that green leafy juices should be incorporated (to a large extent) into the diet of most people with cancer, the program itself has many faults - too many to go into here.  There are many claimed natural cancer treatments out there but sadly, from my 23 years of experience in this area, most fall far too short.

Nutrition does play a big role in cancer care. It would be most beneficial for you I believe for you to visit with a naturally-oriented physician that that he or she can nutritionally work you up and put together an individualized healing plan. If you are also choosing standard cancer care it is important that no negative interactions (with nutrition) are managed by an experienced health care provider.

I would suggest that you seriously look into intravenous vitamin C (IVC) (also go to www.intmedny.com and into the Q and A section for the topic of IVC.

Again, there are literally thousands of nutritional items that might be of benefit to you for reducing your risk of infection and malnutrition that often results from cancer and cancer care. You should visit with a speciallist in the area of nutritional management for cancer.

I do hope that this helps,
Dr. Michael Wald, Blood Detective

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I can provide answers to questions on: - Any area of health and disease treatment and prevention ranging from allergies, to immunity, weight loss, to diabetes, cancer and longevity. - I can provide scientific resources in all areas of health and science. - I can provide specific dietary advice and answer questions regarding the use and/or validity of nutritional supplements - I can discuss medical and laboratory (testing) technologies for early diagnosis. I am nicknamed the, Blood Detective based on knowledge and reputation to find health problems missed by other doctors.

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My background allows me to provide answers to health questions in virtually all areas from disease prevention to treatments. I provide science and have many patients who would willingly lend themselves for interviews. I have an active holistic/alternative medicine clinic in Westchester, New York. We provide dietary advice, recommend nutritional supplements and provide intravenous nutrition (i.e, intravenous vitamin C, etc.) and advanced testing in our impressive office. I have appeared on ABC World News Tonight with Diane Sawyer, Fox 5 News, CNN, The Food Network and local news programs. I can provide accurate information to you quickly and provide scientific support on all materials. I have written several books the latest on Longevity that will be published in 2013.

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The International & American Association of Clinical Nutritionists The American Holistic Medical Association

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I write a regular, bi-monthly column for the Examiner Newspaper in Westchester New York. I write a regular, weekly column in the Health Care Magazine - in the Baby Bombers insert. My blog and Facebook and website (www.intmedny.com and www.blooddetective.com) - I have been published in many online books and websites. Books that can be viewed under the About Us section at www.intmedny.com (Publications section).

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I have an MD degree (MD) A chiropractic degree (DC) Two board-certifications in nutrition (DACBNs) I am a dietician-nutritionist (CDN) A certified nutritional specialist (CNS) A certified clinical nutritionist (CCN)

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I have been in active clinical practice since 1991. During this time I have treated a wide-range of health issues including but not limited to: - health prevention and longevity (people who are well, but want to live long and disease-free lives) - immune diseases including: diabetes, cancer, multiple sclerosis, lupus, thyroid disease, intestinal issues, hormonal issues, etc. - My patients would be happy to be interviewed to support any story, written or televised.

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