Disease as Miracle: Multiple Sclerosis, the Healing Reminder and the Gerson Therapy

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 […]

Ned & Bree’s Story: Why Life, Moments and People Are More Important Than Cookies

  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 […]


A Mother’s Journey: Healing Cancer With The Gerson Therapy

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 Have Defeated Cancer…and I Will Pay it Forward to Whoever Will Listen!”

  In 2010, Marcia Schaefer’s “perfect” year ended with a dual diagnosis of papillary thyroid cancer and malignant melanoma, which had spread to her lungs and lymph nodes. Newly married, and with a 4-month-old baby, Marcia had a lot to fight for. Marcia chose to heal herself with the Gerson Therapy–and emerged victorious from her […]

Joyce's recovery from stage IV mantle cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

Joyce’s Doctor Didn’t Think She’d Be Alive Today

7 ½ years after being diagnosed with stage IV mantle cell, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, Joyce just celebrated another holiday with her family.


Rita’s Story: Healing Breast Cancer Holistically

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 […]


How I’m Conquering Prostate Cancer

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 […]

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