The biography of Dr. Max Gerson, MD, originator of the famous Gerson Therapy for cancer and other chronic diseases, follows Dr. Gerson from his native Germany to the United States, his flight from the Holocaust, how he developed his therapy, and offers a lesson about what happens to the physician who would cure cancer. Called by Nobel Laureate Prof. Albert Schweitzer "one of the most eminent medical geniuses ever."
Author Howard Straus, President of Gerson Media and the grandson of Dr. Max Gerson, chronicles the life, and achievements of Dr. Max Gerson. The book discusses the development of Gerson’s world-famous dietary therapy and the struggles this medical pioneer faced as he challenged orthodox medicine with his nutritional protocol. This inspiring and uplifting biography follows Dr. Gerson through Nazi persecution, then persecution in the United States from the medical establishment, the continuation of his work despite the opposition and his death under questionable circumstances.