Linda L. Isaacs, MD, PC

Individualized Nutritional Protocols

Articles and Books

Linitis Plastica Gastric Cancer: A Case Report: This article describing the outcome of a patient with gastric cancer was published in the August/September 2016 issue of the Townsend Letter, a forum for the alternative medicine community. Click here for a PDF of the article.

Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine: The Gonzalez Protocol: Dr. Isaacs contributed an article to this special book by the publishers of Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, a tribute to Dr. Nicholas Gonzalez. Click here for more information on how to purchase this item on Amazon. Subsequently, Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine published Dr. Isaacs' contribution in the July/August 2016 issue and made it freely available; click here to review Dr. Gonzalez as a Practice Colleague: A Memoir.

In Memoriam: Nicholas J. Gonzalez, MD: After Dr. Gonzalez' untimely death in July 2015, Dr. Isaacs wrote this article, which was published in the January 2016 issue of the Townsend Letter. Click here for a PDF of the article itself. The entire issue is freely available at the Townsend Letter's website.

Helping the Body Detoxify: This article reviews detoxification techniques such as coffee enemas and liver-gallbladder flushes. It was published in the May/June 2014 Well Being Journal.

Deciding Whether to Pursue an Alternative Cancer Therapy: Dr. Isaacs wrote this article after conducting a survey among some of the long-term patients using the nutritional programs provided by herself and Dr. Nicholas Gonzalez, to learn more about how they made the decision to begin treatment. This article was published in TotalHealthMagazine and in the Townsend Letter.

Research Battles: Survival Tips From a Veteran. Integrative Medicine: A Clinician's Journal, 14(5):30-2, 2015. PMID 26770164. In this article, Dr. Isaacs discusses the mismanaged clinical trial comparing enzyme treatment with chemotherapy for patients with pancreatic cancer. Click here to read.

Dr. Gonzalez and Dr. Isaacs co-authored three scientific articles:

Evaluation of Pancreatic Proteolytic Enzyme Treatment of Adenocarcinoma of the Pancreas, With Nutrition and Detoxification Support. Nutrition and Cancer, 33(2): 117-124, 1999. PMID: 10368805. Click here for the abstract and information on ordering the full paper.

Statistics: Why Meaningful Statistics Cannot Be Generated from a Private Practice. Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, 21(2): 11-15, 2015. PMID: 25830274. Click here for the full text.

The Gonzalez therapy and cancer: a collection of case reports. Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, 13(1):46-55, 2007. PMID 17283741. Click here for the full text.

After the publication of the case report article, Alternative Therapies published an article Dr. Isaacs wrote about identifying good case reports. This article can be helpful for patients trying to evaluate “testimonials” for various treatments. Evaluating anecdotes and case reports. Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, 13(2):36-8, 2007. PMID 17405677. Click here for the full text.

The Trophoblast and the Origins of Cancer: One solution to the medical
enigma of our time

In this book, Dr. Gonzalez and Dr. Isaacs reviewed the century-old work of Dr. John Beard in relation to the findings of current molecular biology. Dr. Beard may have discovered stem cells, along with the fundamental origins of cancer - and how to effectively treat it with proteolytic enzymes. The book includes extensive case histories of cancer patients successfully treated with a nutritional-enzyme regimen. ISBN: 978-0-9821965-0-2. Available from Amazon.