In managing cancer patients, we emphasize treatment techniques that enable the
body to heal itself.
options at the Schachter Center include detoxification, dietary protocols, and nutritional
supplements that enhance and support the immune system and the healing process.
Oral supplements include: vitamins, minerals, enzymes, herbs,
phytonutrients, and other nutritional supplements. Intravenous hydrogen peroxide and/or intravenous infusions of
high doses of vitamin C are often recommended.
We frequently recommend other natural substances that appear to have some anti-cancer properties, for certain patients.
testing may be done to evaluate nutritional status (direct
or functional vitamin tests, serum coenzyme Q10, red blood cell minerals), heavy
metal toxicity (provoked urine tests for mercury, lead, and others), the status
of the liverís detoxification
mechanisms, hormone status (DHEA levels, basal temperatures for thyroid
function, and others) and immune status (Natural Killer Cell functional
activity). Of course, standard tests such as a complete blood count, liver
chemistry tests, and blood cancer markers are routinely ordered, especially if
they havenít been done recently.
We also utilize the innovative, non-toxic, biological
compounds developed by the late Dr. Mirko Beljanski.
therapies are considered an essential part of our holistic treatment protocol.
Many patients find Reiki, a relaxation therapy made available by
Sandra M. Davis, RM, IARP,
quite helpful, contributing to healing on a deeper level
when combined with our total approach to cancer.
Our acupuncturist, Bob Connolly, works with many cancer patients to help
reduce pain and stimulate enhanced healing,