Disclaimer: The Gerson Institute is not a medical facility. The information provided on this website is educational in nature, and should not be used as a substitute for the counsel of an experienced medical professional. Many people have recovered from illnesses using the Gerson Therapy. There are, however, many factors that impact whether an individual person will make a successful recovery. The Gerson Therapy has its limitations, and we can make no guarantees about its effectiveness for every individual; recovery is on a case-by-case basis.