Dr. Weyrich's Naturopathic Functional Medicine Notebook is a collection of information on topics of interest
to Dr. Weyrich that may be of interest to the world wide audience.
Due to limitations of time, not all information that Dr. Weyrich knows or would like to further research is
Dr. Weyrich welcomes financial contributions to support specific research topics, as well as copies of
non-free access journal articles for him to review on a topic.
Constructive criticism is also welcome.
Overview of Malignant Melanoma
This web page discusses Malignant Melanoma (skin cancer), which may or may not have the same mechanism as
breast and prostate cancer.
Please see Cancer Overview for general information that is common to all forms of cancer.
Dr. Weyrich is not an expert in the treatment of cancer, but does offer supportive
therapies to reduce pain and nausea, mitigate the side effects, and to generally boost the immune system.
Complimentary and alternative treatments for malignant melanoma that are considered below include:
Naturopathic, Complimentary and Alternative Treatments
Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN)
[LDN_Cancer] reports that the late Dr. Bernard Bihari treated approximately 450
patients with some form of cancer, with a 60% success rate, almost all of who had failed to
respond to standard treatments.
In one case study, growth of metastatic bone lesions was halted during the 40 month follow-up
Dr. Weyrich has been trained in the use of Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN).
However, Dr. Weyrich has not treated any cases of Malignant Melanoma