Tijuana, Mexico is currently home to the biggest concentration of cancer-treatment centers. Located close to the United States border, Tijuana does not only attract American citizens but also Japanese, Britons, Australians, Chinese and many others.
Over the past half a century, an increasing number of patients have flocked the numerous clinics found in this Mexican border city. Considered as a hotbed of treatment facilities, Tijuana has hundreds of hospitals, clinics, holistic centers as well as semi-clandestine treatment offices which are said to offer cure or control of the disease. Most foreign patients who travel Tijuana go for treatments that are prohibited, shunned or simply regarded as quackery in their countries. The treatment methods range from conventional, spiritual, unconventional to controversial and they include zapping of the cancerous cells with electric current colon cleansing, detoxification methods like coffee enema, blood transfusion from animals such as guinea pigs among other forms of treatments. Some of The treatment methods concentrate mainly on the immune system, others are holistic and they concentrate on spiritual and emotional wellness while some are said to work on the blood. There is even an anti-cancer vaccine!
Most types of treatments which are offered in Tijuana usually promise to strengthen the immune system and they range from treating the blood with ultraviolet and ozone light to taking gallons of fruit- juices which are used to boost energy in white blood cells. There are hospitals which also offer Complementary therapies like aromatherapy and acupuncture while others use the most medically accepted methods of cancer treatment which are surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy.
The cost of cancer treatment in Tijuana Mexico varies. One can pay even more than $7,000 per session for treatments which are either promoted by total remission or evidence of dramatic improvements in some patients. The main reason why there are massive cancer centers in Tijuana is because health regulatory checks are almost non- existent here with most centers using treatment methods that are disputed by convectional medical – science.