This article about Nima Najafi’s path to recovery from multiple sclerosis on the Gerson Therapy originally appeared in the Gerson Institute’s quarterly newsletter, Healing News. Nima Najafi was born in Teheran, Iran, a few months before the Iran-Iraq war began. His family left for Germany for eight years to escape war, finally immigrating to Los […]
My father’s birthday is December 8th. There was a time, about 12 years ago, when we weren’t sure he would see any more birthdays, let alone important milestones in our life. He had undergone surgery, radiation, and chemo with no success and the next step, said the doctors, was high-dose chemo to prolong what […]
In 2009, when I was 31 years old and still nursing my one-year-old daughter, I found a lump in my breast. Then, I learned that I was pregnant again. I just knew something was wrong inside of me. Soon afterwards, I was diagnosed with stage III breast cancer, and I underwent multiple surgeries and […]
With Mother’s Day coming up, we wanted to share a story of healing that you helped make possible – combined, of course, with the amazing determination, courage and perseverance of Maria and her family.
In 2012, Maria had a traumatic surgery to remove a cancerous tumor surrounding her colon. Her doctors said she would die without chemotherapy and radiation. Maria had already experienced the devastating toxic effects of chemotherapy in her previous battle with breast cancer, twelve years earlier. She felt that, this time, there had to be a better way.
Fortunately, her family discovered the Gerson Therapy online, and she began to follow the Gerson Therapy at home.
I first met Marie, one of the protagonists of my upcoming documentary The Food Cure, in the sunny courtyard of the licensed Gerson clinic in Mexico. We had spoken on the phone once before, and she greeted me with a big, radiant smile. I was expecting someone who looked and acted “sick,” but it struck […]
March of 2013 is my one-year anniversary of completing the Gerson Therapy for Lyme disease. And I have to report, so far, so good!
7 ½ years after being diagnosed with stage IV mantle cell, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, Joyce just celebrated another holiday with her family.
by Rita S, August 2012. I am from a little town 25 km North of Barcelona, Spain. I was diagnosed with a hormone-dependent breast cancer in November 2009 called invasive ductal adenocarcinoma; stage II/III, tumor size 2cm. I felt devastated at that moment, and so did my husband, my mother and my sisters. But then […]
During a routine exam in 2007, the doctor found a nodule on my prostate. I got a biopsy and they found cancer on half of my prostate. They wanted to remove or radiate it but they couldn’t guarantee that I would be cancer free. Afterwards, I spoke to my friend Allison. She told me about […]
Guest post by Lucie D’Alessandro, a Gerson patient in New Zealand When I mention to people that I make thirteen fresh juices and do four coffee enemas a day – and this will go on for two years in total – there’s a slightly awed silence. True, the Gerson Therapy isn’t for people who lack […]