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Cancer prevention works. Some treatments of low level cancers, like Hodgkins disease work. Chemotherapy can work. Surgery as well.
Conventional cancer treatments for Hodgkin's Disease are extremely dangerous to your health. Both radiation and chemotherapy are extremely toxic, and according to the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, undergoing such treatments increases the risk of future cancers by three hundred percent.
One of the most common side effects of chemotherapy is, ironically, cancer. It's a classic example of conventional medicine: The "treatment" for the disease promotes yet more disease, resulting in guaranteed repeat business from patients ("customers") who are never allowed to cure anything. Instead, diseases are "managed" with a lifetime of drugs, repeat doctor visits and complete isolation from anything that might actually cure the patient and end the cycle of dependency on doctors and pharmaceuticals.
Half of general practitioners and rheumatologists regularly prescribe their patients drugs just to produce a psychological effect, according to a survey conducted by researchers from the National Institutes of Health and published in the British Medical Journal.
Glioblastoma multiforme is one of the most dreaded, and most hopeless, diagnoses a doctor can give a patient. It's not only the most malignant form of brain tumor, but it grows rapidly and is usually quickly fatal. Subjecting patients to chemo, radiation and brain surgery typically only prolongs life for a matter of months. This form of brain cancer is so deadly and considered so hopeless that M. D. Anderson Cancer Center researcher Eric Holland, writing in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, referred to it by the insensitive but accurate nickname "the terminator".
Now, however, there could finally be a glimmer of hope for those diagnosed with glioblastoma multiforme. It's not stronger radiation or a new surgery technique but a treatment derived from nature -- cottonseed.
Originally posted by timfwheeler
reply to post by oconnection
I got sick of reading all these posts so forgive me if someone pointed this out... www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov... Sum
Basically your "cancer cure" causes liver cancer. There are 100's of "cancer cures" out there that we never hear of because we live in the USA and you cant patent something that is not chemicaly altered. Where do you think ALL our drugs come from? They find something in nature they like that treats a disease or disorder, then they alter it so its worth the drug company marketing. Thank all your local congressmen for bloating health care cost and profiting off the sick. They can cure arteriosclerosis with HDL infusions, BUT no one will develop it untill they find a HDL molecule they can patent! Hmm... I thought people went into the medical field to help people?!
But before you post the next "evil" or "greedy" rant, keep in mind that the Pharmaceuticals industry is there to make money, period. It is comprised of corporations, not individuals; they are run to make a profit, to provide financial incentive to investors (present and potential). This is capitalism. A corporation cannot have an “evil” agenda, only people can.
Competing corporations will not collude on the scale that many of you believe, they do not get together in a room and discuss what treatment they are going to release next month. They do not get together in a room and discuss what college grad to kill of who’s research is promising, or what poison they want to use to kill off the populace that is providing them profit.
And many of you conveniently forget or discount the hundreds if not thousands of life saving medicines, drugs and devices that these companies have produced and still do on a almost daily basis. You can wax on about how bad they are, but good does come out of them. Money and resources can make a difference.
It makes more sense to cure cancer and sell the medicine to more people for longer times than it does not to.
It makes more money!
Glioblastoma multiforme is one of the most dreaded, and most hopeless, diagnoses a doctor can give a patient. It's not only the most malignant form of brain tumor, but it grows rapidly and is usually quickly fatal... The UAB study was a phase II clinical trial of AT-101, a pill made from a potent compound found in cottonseed that appears to overcome the out-of-control growth patterns of malignant cells. So far in the clinical tests, AT-101 stopped the usually lethal brain cancer's progression in many of the 56 patients treated, Dr. Fiveash said at the meeting...
Research into cottonseed over the past decade has shown it to have numerous health-promoting qualities. For example, previous animal research at the University of Michigan concluded that a therapy made from cottonseed oil could boost the effectiveness of treatment for prostate cancer and possibly other common cancers, as well. Another study from Texas Medical Center researchers found that consuming cottonseed oil may help fight heart disease because it is rich in vitamin E and lowers cholesterol naturally.