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Cancer Diagnostics

Many cancer patients are looking for alternative therapies.  Often as Naturopathic Doctors we have patients inquiring about ways to decrease the side effects of traditional therapies.  At the same time they want to increase the effectiveness of those therapies.  Many patients have heard of the so-called “Greece Test”.  There is a diagnostic laboratory in Florina, […]

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Lung Cancer – Early Detection Helps Beat the Odds

Lung cancer is a somewhat stigmatized disease given its association with smoking. According to Statistics Canada, in 2011 approximately 20 percent of adult Canadians are smokers. Without question this results in lung cancer being amongst the most common of cancers. According to the World Health Organization lung cancer is the second most diagnosed cancer in […]

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Naturopathic Integrative Cancer Therapy Promotes Better Outcomes

A diagnosis of cancer is intimidating. We often think of the worst case scenario. Perhaps, stories of a friend or relative that had many side effects from conventional treatment.  We have many patients come into the Nardella Clinic in Calgary to understand what a naturopathic integrative cancer therapy approach involves.  Some patients may follow through […]

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Cancer Recurrences

Once a cancer is in remission, we breathe a sigh of relief.  Patients are able to move on with their lives and try to put the diagnosis and treatments behind them.  As a Naturopath practicing integrative cancer therapy, I often get the question “how do I prevent a recurrence?” Within a tumor there are courier […]

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Copper Reduction to Decrease Risk of Cancer Metastasis

Naturopathic integrative cancer therapy utilizes macro and micro nutrients in the fight against cancer. Copper is an essential trace element needed for many human biological processes. It has been shown that there are high copper levels in cancer tissue, and that it plays a role in inflammation and tumor growth.  Cancer growth relies on the […]

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