I was diagnosed with breast cancer, stage 1, carcinoma in situ. As it was found very early, it was only 1.7 cm when it was diagnosed.
I had already researched Immunotherapy Institute previously for my father (Stage 4 colon cancer, 2012) and Father in law (leukemia, 2019) neither would consider alternative therapies and both passed very quickly and in much pain.
When I was diagnosed I immediatly knew where I would go. Previously with both my father and father-in-law I contacted the clinic and had fantastic consultations with Dr. Arial Perez. (he spent well over 2 hours each time)
I reached out through the webform, and Gabriella, the intake coordinator, recognized my name and called within about an hour! She quickly arranged a consultation with Dr. Perez for me.
About a month later I was in Tijuana for their 3 week treatment.
They arranged my lodging and provided a custom diet while I was there. The staff is wonderfully friendly, caring and make you feel like family, but are also very professional.
I joked with them often that I felt like I was on vacation (aside from my constant IVs)
One notable difference from treatment in the US, the doctors there in the clinic are always available. They don't sit in private offices. They sit in the treatment room with the patients, where they have one desk area and are never far away. They have time to come and sit, chat, make jokes and in general be friendly.
Everyone from the receptionist, Yessenia, Nurse Nancy, the follow-up coordinator Cintli, Dr. Alfonso, - yes, first name basic with everyone - were very friendly and welcoming. Even my driver Adelmo was so fun! I practiced Spanish on him, and amused him greatly.
Unlike some of the other clinics in the area, I was able to video ALL of my treatment. There is a documentary about cancer treatments where a patient went to another clinic, but they would not allow that. Dr. Perez gave me full permission to record all I wished.
I'm just starting to upload the videos to my YouTube Channel, The Larry and Cara Show, hopefully I will be finished by the end of October 2021
I enjoyed my time there so much I felt sad to leave when my time was up.
They have continued to follow up with me by email and by phone since I came home.
One other note, my friend came to spend part of her vacation with me there and was able to have a stem cell treatment for her diabetes while at the clinic with me. Within a few months she no longer had diabetes.
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Previous Treatments : Hormone therapy
Diet : Gluten Free, Low Sugar, Organic
Improvements : Sleep, General mood, Better scans (CT, MRI), Other, After I left the clinic I wasn't able to get another MRI when I got home, as my oncologist didn't think it was necessary. She did tell me that my ultrasound showed the tumor to be smaller. She says that the tumor is now around .7cm. She believes it to be shrinking, and it is definitely not growing.
Thermograms don't show it at all!