Mom helps 3 year old son heal brain cancer after he is sent home to die

Tyler Hook was diagnosed with Stage 4 Medulloblastoma (brain cancer) at 3 years old. After six weeks of radiation and five months of chemotherapy treatments at St. Jude failed to cure him, he was given 3 weeks to live and sent home on hospice to die. He is now 7-years-old and cancer free after no further conventional treatment.

Please enjoy this touching interview with Tyler’s mom Sunshine, who saw hospice as an “open door” to use nutrition and natural therapies to help her son heal.

Show Notes:
-Tyler’s symptoms before his diagnosis of brain cancer [1:05]
-When you believe the doctors have your child’s best interest at heart [3:25]
-Why Sunny never gave up hope [8:45]
-Natural therapies they used with Tyler [10:04]
-The point when she knew what they were doing was working [17:33]
-The problem with opiate-based pain medicine for cancer [28:15]
-What happens if parents refuse chemotherapy for their children [31:24]
-Sunny’s beautiful response to moms who feel lost and discouraged [35:05]

Selected Links:
Liquid Hope – Organic Whole Food Feeding Tube Formula
Garden of Life Kids Probiotics
The link between opioids/morphine and cancer growth
Phoenix Tears – Rick Simpson Cannabis Oil
Jared Bucey – Kid Against Chemo (teenager who healed stage 4 Hodgkins lymphoma)

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This Post Has 44 Comments

  1. nivchek

    God made FARMERS!!!! Sweet! Great job, Sunny!

  2. arthur

    Good goin Sunshine–Tyler—Dad Hook—really——I had prostate cancer 6 years ago—-had 2 tumors—refused all conventional treatment—did a lot of research–read a lot of books on healing cancer—my faith was about to give me my first big test—Jesus was a big part of the equation —-I stood on his word—quoted healing scripture everyday–I had 7 people praying for me 7 days a week—totally changed my diet —MUST STAY AWAY FROM ALL SUGERS–CANCER THRIVES ON SUGAR–and–a lot more—Drank 1gallon of the most purified water that I could make–free from all Chemicals—ALL FOOD MUST Be ORGANIC—there are only certain fruits and veggies that can be eaten—And a lot more –too much to mention here— The Hooks You did the right thing –you really did–but–do not go back to all the chemical induced food stay Organic all the way—for the whole family—–God Bless You—–arthur

    1. Larry Barbles

      Hello Arthur,
      I also have prostate cancer that metastasized to the bone. I went to MD Anderson in Houston, had my prostate removed. I went on the Gerson Therapy and my bone cancer was undetectable for 2 years. My PSA is now climbing, and I am refusing radiation and chemo. Do you have any suggestions for a plant based diet, or a book I can use as a guide.

      1. Escucha

        Hello Arthur,
        pls get an overview with 2 books: Walter Last and Ty bollinger (step outside the box). Best of luck

  3. Kinsey Puy

    Our daughter was diagnosed with a pineoblastoma at 7 (6 visits to hospital and remote nursing station and finally had to INSIST on a CT – I diagnosed it after a 3 second google search). Surgery was the best thing that we did, the radiation we avoided by agreeing to the protocol for medulablastoma (no protocol for pineo). She was allergic to any sort of supportive formula when she stopped eating so we juiced and blendtec’d every couple of hours and gi lined that feed to keep her alive through the neuropenic times. I think that was our saving grace as was the energy healing work being done by our supportive (outside the hospital) team. After three rounds and increasing reactions to the supportive therapies, we finally convinced the dept to release our kiddo to our care. She is now 10. So much of your story resonates SO intensely with mine. Every day we deal with the fallout of chemo and I wonder every day if the surgery was enough and the chemo and kneejerk therapy (standard of care) provided at the hospital will in the long run, show to be more harmful than good. All I can say is that we couldn’t have removed her from treatment any sooner. Had we tried, she would have become a ward of the state as we would have been flagged as unfit parents not attending to her medical needs. We were warned by two oncologists that this is what would happen if we refused treatment past the surgery. Fortunately after presenting her case as logically and as based on research as we could to an oncologist who actually sees beyond the system (not much done in the way of survival tracking for pineoblastoma but showing them that their standard of care repeatedly had a survival rate of 0 was something I could stand behind with all available medical research) got us out of there. Supporting children through cancer is a very delicate dance. I have more suspicion than faith in the medical system. We have found some allies but most are very threatened by any conversation outside of pharmaceutical solutions. I feel much is done as it’s “always been done this way” without considering each child as an individual. Thank you for sharing your story with us, I really love love love to see you stand strong and honest.

  4. Rochelle

    A strong and faithful mom… Thank you for sharing.

  5. Cynthia Olson

    I am so grateful for your courage to share the truth and help other families!! May you be richly blessed. Thank you both Chris and Sunny! Please continue to share and speak the truth. Praise you Lord for healing Tyler.

  6. Sophia Mossberg

    Wow!! Praise God! As a pedi ICU RN who also worked in Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, I am so thrilled and excited about this testimonial. I am currently awaiting my healing story from breast cancer. Thank you Chris, you continue to inspire!

  7. Bill

    great story but the scans or MRIs he’s still doing are scary.

  8. Judi Reiter

    Sunshine, you are truly amazing! I know you will help so many people sharing your son’s brave journey! God bless you!

  9. Donna Mathias Pfost

    Praise the Lord!! :) <3

  10. Victorious Bella

    Way to go Mom!!!! God bless little Tyler! What an INCREDIBLE story!!

  11. Kathleen Kahl

    Wonderful testimony by a blessed Mom. I would recommend you don’t let them give the contrast for the follow up MRI. They are finding in studies that this contrast once thought to be safe can remain in the brain tissue which is very bad. They can do the scans without it. Or just stop getting the scans if all is well.

  12. Michael Daush

    The best interview yet! Brought me to tears several times. Chris and his hard work blesses all of us!

  13. Wendy Allen

    Dye for MRI may hurt people. MRI is not good also. Natural help is awesome and detoxing/supplements/organic food/juicing etc. God is real! God bless him and this family!

  14. Wendy Allen

    Yes…Chemo/radiation hurt the gut lining which is fast growing cells. Yes..morphine/pain killer/sugar spread cancer. Ozone oil/ozone treatment may help cancer/infections.

  15. Shancock

    Heed the mothers! When will they wake up?! Listen to the mothers!

  16. Elizabeth Bashful Griffith

    Praise God! :)

  17. gladys K T kokorwe

    Wow, we praise the Lord indeed for your son’s recovery, Sunny! May God also bless the children of the third world countries with the big bellies; it stems from a nutritional deficiency btw.

  18. Gloria Pittman

    so glad to hear this…. what brand (any details of CBD oil) do you use?

  19. Barry Butler

    Why not always try three months of natural things FIRST ???

  20. Escucha

    Thank you so much for sharing. I just want to ask wether you also did thorough research on contrast agents that are used for MRI? If you allowed them at all. Since you have been doing several MRIs so far. I have not seen any study on the method either proving it is harmless. There is no “package leaflet” to it. If anybody has found research results on this, pls share.
    Love to you all and perfect shape according to the original blueprint for your son

  21. Ailish Longmore

    Organic food,no meat some organic fish and definitely medical cannabis.that is what we need for curing cancer.

  22. Jo Ann Herbert

    Beautiful. Thank you and thanks for giving the reference for the Living Hope products.

  23. JJ

    Wonderful testimony!
    I wonder if St. Jude’s takes the credit and includes Tyler in their success statistics.

  24. What an absolutely amazing and inspiring story.

    I totally agree that “poop” is so much more important than many people realise, and I feel constantly blessed at the incredible healing powers in all the plant foods that we have available to us. Your experience with CBD is also really interesting.

    “Do your own research and don’t follow the doctors blindly.” I wish we could get that message out to every single person affected by cancer.

    Thank you so much for sharing your story. You are truly an inspiration <3

  25. ticamom

    Any resources or information to help parents become informed of their rights to deny chemo and other treatments? Have there been lawsuits? I thought vaccine mandates were bad, I can’t believe they’d force a treatment on you or your child! So freaking scary! It has to stop!

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  27. Carolinne Champion

    I was just curious as to which sub group Tyler’s Medulloblastoma brain tumor classified as?

  28. Rockagen

    ha.. so you’re the site that claimed Dr Nicholas Gonzalez was a superb cancer curer. ” had been criticized for its implausible and unsupported theoretical model of cancer development which bears no resemblance to the scientific understanding of neoplasia, and because of Gonzalez’s history of malpractice” …placed on two years’ probation by the New York state medical board for “departing from accepted practice”.

  29. Dennis Lesh

    Hi Chris, I enjoyed your conversation with the lady who saved her 3 year old son, but on future videos it would improve them greatly if you could make sure the volume of your voice matches the volume of your guest. In the above mentioned video, your voice was way lower than the lady’s and it made the conversation very hard to follow.

  30. Gail Clarris

    Sunshine you are amazing what you have done for your little boy is incredible. Also look into 100% pure essential oils I prefer Doterra but there are a couple of good ones not many. Also Alkaline eating. For the whole family not just your son. The whole world needs to become healthy.

  31. Natalie Swart

    I really want people to know about this probiotic I found that cured my sons disease the Drs could not cure. Xymogen Probiomax 350 DF is an AMAZING probiotic. A lot of the probiotics are great but only have a few strains… this has them all!! You only have to take it once a week it’s so potent…. anyway I just wanted people to know about it… thanks

  32. Leslie Straub

    I am having trouble finding finding the best CBD oil. Which one did she use? I cant make it myself

  33. Lila

    Thank you both for this interview! My english is not that good, so i’m wondering if i missed it – what was child’s diet? Beside adding cbd oil, did they change other things? Thank you

    1. Jennifer

      There are links highlighted in blue below the video with the food and CBD oil etc.

  34. Lisa Engle

    Thank you for sharing your experiences with us!. I was wondering…. was Tyler walking and eating without a feeding tube prior to the chemo and radiation? Or are those consequences of treatment in the hospital?

  35. New Yorker

    I guess you can get your child DX in another country. I am curious if Tyler was vaccinated?
    Did she ever try wheat grass?

  36. Bill

    great uplifting story. Hope he lives a long healthy life. I wonder how he got it in the first place. Does anyone have an idea? Vaccinations, antibiotics, etc or could the seeds have been planted while in the womb?

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  38. Inretrospect

    This Mom’s courage is admirable. I felt the same way as the caregiver for my wife during her on-going battle brain cancer; especially, after she was sent home to die. I would never be able to accept the death of a loved one, unless I had exhausted every available option (I was able to afford). I constantly made my silent chant: I can, I will, I must! I’ll pray for Tyler’s full recovery!

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