Multi-Drug Resistance and Chemotherapy; Overcoming Standard Cancer Treatment Failures
Multi-Drug Resistance and Chemotherapy; Overcoming Standard Cancer Treatment Failures

The development of multi-drug resistance (MDR) in cancer cells to chemotherapy treatments remains one of the major challenges to current cancer treatment efforts. Resistances exist against every effective anticancer drug and can develop by numerous mechanisms including decreased drug uptake, increas...

Chemotherapy and Standard Cancer Treatments Are Failing Patients
Chemotherapy and Standard Cancer Treatments Are Failing Patients

Over 15 years of specialization in late-stage and complex cancers has finally revealed the best strategies for doctors to bring forth better results with patients. This article aims to explain how to overcome the pitfalls of standardized cancer treatment, and how to compile an effective personalized...

4 Questions to Overcoming Chemotherapy and Radiation Failures
4 Questions to Overcoming Chemotherapy and Radiation Failures

Why didn't my chemotherapy work? This is a question that many cancer patients know all too well, but why are patients becoming unresponsive to chemotherapy? What can be done to drastically improve their response to treatment? Based on fifteen years of clinical experience, our medical group has outli...

Advanced Immunotherapy Options Are the Future of Cancer Treatment
Advanced Immunotherapy Options Are the Future of Cancer Treatment

Immunotherapy is the new hot-topic in cancer treatment discussions, but what exactly is it? Immunotherapy is a cancer treatment designed to boost the body's natural ability to fight cancer by restoring immune system function. <strong>A healthy immune system destroys an average of 10,000 cancerous an...

Above and Beyond Chemotherapy
Above and Beyond Chemotherapy

Why does chemotherapy all too often fail patients? It lies in fact that most patients do not have access to targeted therapies based on real time and actionable genetic cancer markers. The main problem that we have found with the current method of delivering chemotherapy is that it is based on a sta...

Genetics - Changing the Face of Chemotherapy and Cancer Treatment
Genetics - Changing the Face of Chemotherapy and Cancer Treatment

Genetic testing is changing the face of cancer treatment completely but if it is provided to a patient it is usually done incorrectly if at all, according to Dr. Dino Prato, founder of Unipathic Medicine and CEO of Envita Medical Center (a leader in integrative medicine for cancer treatment). Time M...

Envita Unveils New Cancer Treatment: Genetically Targeted Fractionated Chemotherapy
Envita Unveils New Cancer Treatment: Genetically Targeted Fractionated Chemotherapy

The future of cancer treatment and chemotherapy just got whole lot brighter for patients. Imagine responding to treatment where others may have failed and without experiencing the same harmful side effects. Imagine using the best of genetic testing to find what drug will precision target your tumor...

Cancer Treatment - The 2nd Opinion that is Saving Lives
Cancer Treatment - The 2nd Opinion that is Saving Lives

The data has now become clear that after initial chemotherapy fails, as many as 95% of cancer patients will not respond to the next suggested drug by conventional methods. There are now, new cancer diagnostic and treatment methods that may save your life or that of a loved one. Even the top cancer c...

Raising the Bar on Cancer Treatment
Raising the Bar on Cancer Treatment

Imagine yourself on chemotherapy and your drugs at first seem to be helping you win your fight against cancer – but you're also incredibly weak, your immunity is shot and now, your cancer is growing resistant. As terrifying as this scenario may seem, it's not uncommon – so what do you do? Surgery? S...

Vital Cancer Options Most People Are Unaware of
Vital Cancer Options Most People Are Unaware of

When someone is diagnosed with cancer, a lot of thoughts will race through their mind. Fear. Panic. Depression. Worry. But perhaps the most important thought is Survival. When caught in the earlier stages, cancer survival is more likely, usually via surgical removal. Higher stages and metastasized c...

What Every Cancer Patient Needs to Know
What Every Cancer Patient Needs to Know

Cancer – it's the scariest, most deadly and most misunderstood of diseases. Even as medical technology makes great strides toward cures, cancer still remains one of the world's leading causes of death. But there is hope, and it lies in education. Our medical clinic has compiled a list of important g...

What is Genetically Targeted Fractionated Chemotherapy?
What is Genetically Targeted Fractionated Chemotherapy?

Major discoveries in the cancer world are pointing toward more personalized methods for treating cancer, giving a better explanation and solution as to why only a small percentage of people respond satisfactorily to chemotherapy treatments. In conventional cancer centers, chemotherapy is the standar...

Why is Immunotherapy so Important To Cancer?
Why is Immunotherapy so Important To Cancer?

What you don't know can harm you and the major role the immune system plays in the fight against cancer is not common knowledge. For many years, conventional oncologists have completely ignored the immune system for the treatment of most cancers, preferring to singularly focus on prescribing chemoth...

Inflammation is the Fuse that Ignites Cancer
Inflammation is the Fuse that Ignites Cancer

In Latin, the word "inflammation" means "I ignite, set alight," and like gasoline, that's exactly what it does to cancer. A microenvironment of chronic inflammation can increase the risk of cancer, bolster chemotherapy resistance and turn on oncogenes, genes that can turn cells into tumors. Most imp...

Nutritional Intravenous Therapy - How it Works
Nutritional Intravenous Therapy - How it Works

While largely ignored in conventional oncology for decades, intravenous nutritional therapy still plays a major key in recovering from and battling disease. But when you visit conventional doctors for any sort of treatment, they never address a patient's diet, besides shrugging and saying, "Eat bett...

The Important Role Oxygen Plays in Cancer Treatment
The Important Role Oxygen Plays in Cancer Treatment

One of the most important things to remember about cancer is it is NOT a chemotherapy disease, it is NOT a radiation disease and it is not a Vitamin C disease. Cancer is actually a metabolic dysfunction tied to genetic mutations, and the first step in fighting it is on the metabolic level. This appr...

Chemotherapy Game-Changer for Stage 4 Cancer
Chemotherapy Game-Changer for Stage 4 Cancer

For years, patients and doctors have been asking, "Why does chemotherapy only work for some patients and not others?" For example, a patient may try a different chemo regimen over and over, may "respond" to chemotherapy and have 30% tumor shrinkage, only to find it returns even more aggressively lat...

Smart Foods that Impact Your Fight With Chronic Disease and Cancer
Smart Foods that Impact Your Fight With Chronic Disease and Cancer

Dieting is one of the most important keys to recovering from chronic disease and cancer. You see, even a relatively healthy person that falls ill needs to facilitate their body, as their immune system is incredibly taxing on the body's need for nutrients. This is especially important for patients of...

11 Critical Factors to Understanding Cancer
11 Critical Factors to Understanding Cancer

This video animation explains the 11 key factors that lead to the growth and spread of cancerous cells inside the human body. We have been treating patients based on these eleven critical factors for over a decade. If you or anyone you may know has been diagnosed with cancer, find out how you can be...

Intravenous Vitamin C - An Extraordinary Natural Chemotherapy and Immunotherapy Agent
Intravenous Vitamin C - An Extraordinary Natural Chemotherapy and Immunotherapy Agent

This peer-reviewed paper by Envita was written to help both patients and health professionals learn more about the benefits of Vitamin C. The history of Vitamin C began with James Lind's observations in 1747 that British sailors at sea for long periods of time did not develop scurvy if they ate oran...

Breast Cancer is composed of 10 Genetically Distinct Cancer Types that Actively Affect Tre...
Breast Cancer is composed of 10 Genetically Distinct Cancer Types that Actively Affect Treatment

Stage 4 breast cancer patients have typically exhausted chemotherapy, radiotherapy, and all surgical options. Many times, stage 4 breast cancer patients who achieved remission at one point, fall back into having cancer because of the metastasis that was never taken care of. These patients accepted t...

The Immune System is the First and Last Defense Against Cancer
The Immune System is the First and Last Defense Against Cancer

The importance of the immune system in fighting cancer was recognized as far back as the 1970s. It is important to see how the immune system and its components enhance a patient's ability to fight back and how it may augment radiation and chemo treatments. In fact, there may be no better method by w...

Stopping Chronic Inflammation - An Important Aspect of Cancer Treatment
Stopping Chronic Inflammation - An Important Aspect of Cancer Treatment

Inflammation is the body's response to tissue damage, caused by physical injury, ischemic injury (caused by an insufficient supply of blood to an organ), infection, exposure to toxins, or other types of trauma. The body's inflammatory response causes cellular changes and immune responses that result...

Stage 4 Cancer Approaches That Really Matter
Stage 4 Cancer Approaches That Really Matter

A healthreport.gov article on cancer in the United States claimss, "Nearly one out of two Americans born today will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lifetime." According to the *American Cancer Society, "About 1,596,670 new cancer cases are expected to be diagnosed in 2011 – about 571...

Women with Metastatic Breast Cancer Perform Better with Personalized Medicine
Women with Metastatic Breast Cancer Perform Better with Personalized Medicine

Metastatic Breast cancer, as well as most all advanced cancer stages, require much more complex planning than simply sustaining common treatments. Chemotherapy protocols for metastatic breast cancer are very similar, if not identical, throughout cancer hospitals and Center. Unfortunately, standard p...

The Reasons Why Insurance Companies Refuse to Cover Natural Medicine
The Reasons Why Insurance Companies Refuse to Cover Natural Medicine

It's a question patients ask us all the time: why doesn't insurance cover natural medicine? The fast answer to the question is that insurance limits our ability to help patients. We will see the convoluted bureaucratic nonsense that feeds one of the world's biggest industries at the expense of patie...

The Next Generation of Chemotherapy
The Next Generation of Chemotherapy

The advent of genetics, molecular profiling and signaling has changed the world of cancer treatment forever. In the last several years, chemotherapy treatment strategies, and approaches have improved on the research side, however not so much in the overall outcomes for late stage disease. We haves d...

How Chemotherapy, Immunity and Nutrition are Linked to Successful Cancer Treatment
How Chemotherapy, Immunity and Nutrition are Linked to Successful Cancer Treatment

When fighting cancer, many people are curious what it really takes to stack the odds in their favor. The answer lies within a customized and personalized cancer treatment plan. Reviewing cancer treatment plans for patients is very confusing and can be very overwhelming as well. The standard cancer t...

How To Overcome Unfavorable Cancer Statistics
How To Overcome Unfavorable Cancer Statistics

A large number of cancer and Stage 4 cancer patients will look at statistical outcomes when choosing the optimal treatment facility, but as you will learn, statistics can be misleading. This article goes far beyond the numbers, giving patients a deeper understanding of how to properly evaluate their...

Finally Explained - How Cancer Cells Outsmart Chemotherapy
Finally Explained - How Cancer Cells Outsmart Chemotherapy

Research has shown that one way cancer develops and progresses is through avoiding apoptosis, or programmed cell death, which is a naturally-occurring event in the body. Apoptosis is the method by which the body rids itself of damaged or unwanted cells and maintains healthy tissue function. Normal c...

Know All of Your Options When it Comes to Fighting Cancer
Know All of Your Options When it Comes to Fighting Cancer

Too many people are dying due to the ineffectiveness of late stage cancer treatments. How many times have we all seen someone we know struggle and suffer? Cancer, unfortunately, has become an industry entrenched in an unbalanced approach of chemotherapy and radiation as its singular focus. Patients...

Innovations in Prostate Cancer Research
Innovations in Prostate Cancer Research

Stage 4 prostate cancer patients typically do not achieve remission with standard chemotherapy regimens and testosterone blocking agents such as Lupron, which is used to slow down the development of stage 4 prostate cancer. A major side effect of Lupron and other similar agents is breast growth and...

Think Genetics are the Sole Cause of Cancer? Think Again
Think Genetics are the Sole Cause of Cancer? Think Again

One in two men and one in three women in the U.S. will develop cancer in their lifetime. Of all those cases, less than 5 percent will present as genetically related. So, what are the causes of the remaining 95 percent? The answer may surprise you. Let's take a look at what some of the most dangerous...

The Best Treatments For Colon Cancer Success
The Best Treatments For Colon Cancer Success

One of the most frequent mistakes notably affecting stage 4 colon cancer patients is directly related to using standardized chemotherapy protocols. The approach is widely inappropriate, because ultimately, it's only 2% effective in stage 4 colon cancer. The second widespread and deeply problematic o...

Timeless Noble Prize Answer For Cancer Treatment
Timeless Noble Prize Answer For Cancer Treatment

Cancers can develop from dysfunction in mitochondria, an important organelle within our cells which aids in blocking and policing cancer cell development. Envita believes that helping the mitochondria to achieve health and stay healthy plays an important role in cancer treatment. Mitochondrial healt...

Weak Immunity and Metastasis - Possible Link to Why Cancer May Return in Patients
Weak Immunity and Metastasis - Possible Link to Why Cancer May Return in Patients

Metastasis refers to the spread of cancer cells from a primary tumor to distant sites in the body. It is one of the most devastating aspects of cancer and accounts for over 90 percent of cancer patient deaths. An area of growing importance and study is the phenomenon of dormant metastasis. Numerous...

A Stage 4 Cancer Chemotherapy Breakthrough
A Stage 4 Cancer Chemotherapy Breakthrough

Many have been faced with the all-too-common dilemma that arises when the oncologist orders a standard regime of chemotherapy to treat their advanced or stage 4 cancers, even after chemotherapy had previously failed. Patients often feel that the course of treatment can be worse than the disease itse...

Immunotherapy - Which Patients Are Candidates?
Immunotherapy - Which Patients Are Candidates?

No matter what treatments a patient chooses to undergo, it is ultimately the immune system that rids the body of cancer. The body's amazing physiology eliminates cancer and precancerous cells regularly in healthy individuals, approximately 10,000 times per day. Immunotherapy treatments can be used t...

Important Intravenous Nutrients for Cancer Patients
Important Intravenous Nutrients for Cancer Patients

Intravenous therapy developed when the late John Myers. M.D. discovered that by delivering nutrients intravenously, his patients experienced noticeable improvement in a wide range of clinical conditions, often with dramatic results. Since the beginning of the century, orthomolecular medicine, better...

How Does Cancer Grow and Spread?
How Does Cancer Grow and Spread?

Here's a 3D animation on how angiogenesis works and the process of micro-metastasis, a critical aspect of understanding how to get into remission and stay there. Envita Medical Center works hard to educate patients on how advanced natural medicine and state-of-the-art conventional medicine can work...

A Simple Diet for Cancer that Works
A Simple Diet for Cancer that Works

In today's world, knowing the difference between what to eat and more importantly, what not to eat, can be truly overwhelming for many of us with the plethora of food options readily available. For example, at some point in their lives, many people have been told to simply avoid eating meat. It is a...