Dr. Francisco Contreras, Director Oasis of Hope hospital Should we be treating The Patient or the Tumor? It's an age old question, treat the Patient or the Tumor? Modern cancer therapies are primarily concerned with ridding the body of tumors. If the tumor shrinks or disappears, modern therapies of chemo, radiation, considers [...]
Former Oasis of Hope patient Rick Hill is interviewed by San Diego Living. Rick Hill talks about his treatment experience at Oasis of Hope over 35 years ago together with the latest treatment options available at Oasis.
Effective Use for Chemotherapy By Dr. Francisco Contreras How do we use chemotherapy at the Oasis of Hope? Chemotherapy is an anti-cancer therapy that uses cytotoxic drugs to kill cancer cells. There is an incredibly vast array of cytotoxic drugs and an infinite number of ways of combining and administering them. The precise treatment administered will [...]