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Ask Dr. Block: What is your philosophy regarding using herbal medicine to treat cancer?

There are few individual herbs that I believe actually shrink tumors in patients. That said, we have seen some cases of high-dose, multi-targeted herbal treatments that, combined with a diet and exercise program to re-balance terrain, have had some impressive results with specific cancers. There are several herbs that have very interesting early-stage research suggesting […]

Posted: 02/19/2016 | read the full post

Ask Dr. Block: Difference Between Standard Of Care And Comprehensive Integrative Approach

Ask Dr. Block   Dr. Block, what do you think are the main differences between the “standard of care” approach of conventional medicine and a comprehensive, personalized integrative approach? Mainstream cancer treatment grows out of a cultural – and global – fixation on seeking out silver bullet treatment strategies. This search, while fruitful in small […]

Posted: 05/08/2015 | read the full post


Ask Dr. Block: Chronomodulated Chemotherapy Methodology

I understand one of your chemotherapeutic infusion and distribution techniques is unique in the United States. I am referring to chronomodulated chemotherapeutic treatments. How does this methodology work? Back in the early nineties, I was looking for methods to help my patients better tolerate some of the more invasive cancer treatments. When I came across […]

Posted: 04/23/2015 | read the full post


Ask Dr. Block: Integrative Cancer Practice VS. Standard Care Practice

What prompted you to become involved in a comprehensive Integrative Cancer practice versus a conventional “standard of care” practice? Early on during my medical training I was carrying cancer cells from one lab to another, just a short 30 yards down the hall, to a graduate student in a second lab. He was quite impatient […]

Posted: 04/16/2015 | read the full post


Ask Dr. Block: Recurrence Prevention

This is perhaps the most overlooked aspect of conventional oncology. Once a patient is deemed “in remission,” they are typically disconnected from care – as well as any attending support – and told to come back in three to six months where diagnostic scans or blood tests will determine if the cancer has returned.  I […]

Posted: 04/08/2015 | read the full post


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