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As a measles outbreak dominates headlines in the US and a state of emergency (over measles) has been declared Washington, it’s timely to draw attention to a chapter devoted to this infectious viral disease in our new release book VACCINE SCIENCE REVISITED.

Excerpts from the chapter follow:

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MMR, the viral riot

“Love is like the measles; we all have to go through it.” –Jerome K. Jerome (English writer and humorist)   

 

Measles, mumps and rubella viruses cause acute infections that are dependent on humans for survival and replication.

The measles virus enters your body as you inhale. When inhaled through the respiratory tract it multiplies silently in the tissues for a week then goes into the lymph nodes and eventually enters the bloodstream.  The body fights hard to produce antibodies and once it overcomes the illness, you are immune for life… 

Measles virus has the ability to suppress the immune system and it’s common to get secondary infections like ear infection. These secondary infections are usually treated successfully with antibiotics.

As with measles, the mumps virus is one of those viruses best contracted during childhood. When adult men get mumps, it can cause orchitis, which is an inflammation of the testicles and has been associated with infertility.

Rubella is normally a rather mild disease.  It has been considered a typical childhood disease throughout history, but turns into a very serious disease for a pregnant woman when she becomes infected.  If the virus spreads to the fetus, it can cause a spontaneous abortion and severely disturb the fetal developmental process which is known as congenital rubella syndrome (CRS).

A large study conducted in Japan discovered that those who had measles and mumps during childhood were significantly less likely to die from heart attacks and strokes later in life.  Another study showed that for each additional childhood illness, such as measles, mumps or rubella, the less likely the person was to suffer acute coronary events…

…our innate immune system (first responders) does not work with antibodies. It works mostly with something called natural killer (NK) cells and is often vitamin D dependent. Our innate immunity is the most important immune defense we have.

We know that people with antibodies to specific diseases may still succumb to those diseases. We also know when you have a community-acquired infection, such as measles or mumps, it engages both sides of the immune system. The Th2 cells create the antibodies and the Th1 cells are defined by knowing the difference between you and foreign substances that are not a part of you. It is also known that certain viruses, such as the measles virus, powerfully suppress immunity.

A study done in Faroe Islands showed that once somebody became sick with the measles, they stayed immune to that disease for 75 years. Those who were vaccinated against measles only had immunity lasting for about 20 years. This means if vaccinated in childhood, a woman is unlikely to pass the immunity on to her baby or at least pass it on as effectively as she would have had she contracted measles naturally. 

It’s essential for our immune system to develop and grow by facing natural infectious challenges.

If the body is deprived of the opportunity to fight natural infections, the immune system won’t gain the required strength or knowledge to fight on its own. As a consequence, a range of hidden conditions that adversely affect your immunity may be expressed. These conditions are sometimes called Th2 dominant disorders. This happens when our immune system is not challenged by normal infections or bacteria in the environment.

Our body’s microbiome is primarily bacteria, viruses, and fungi. We need these naturally acquired infections to help stimulate our immune system so our body as a whole becomes stronger and keeps us healthy…

In the MMRII  vaccine, the measles and mumps virus are propagated in chicken embryo, while Rubella virus is propagated in WI-38. After these have been propagated separately, they are then combined into one vaccine. The final product will therefore not only have all three viruses, but also chicken embryo proteins from two separate cultures and human proteins. The ProQuad vaccine has the added varicella virus, which was propagated in MRC-5 cells before being combined into one vaccine.

In Japan medical authorities took the Urabe AM9 mumps vaccine and gave five million doses in a single vaccine. There were few, if any, reported cases of meningitis related to the vaccine. When they combined measles, mumps and rubella, there was a dramatic increase in the adverse reactions to the mumps virus in the vaccine, mostly in the form of meningitis.

Unsurprisingly, after that scandal the Japanese authorities took the MMR vaccine off the list of recommended vaccines.  Their experience was that when you combine three viruses into one, you’ve got major problems.

The same thing happened in Bulgaria where they used a mumps strain called Sofia 6. The strain appeared to be triggering cases of meningitis, so it was discontinued.

According to the History of Vaccines website, Stanley Plotkin, a scientist who invented the rubella vaccine, grew the rubella virus he had isolated in WI-38 cells that were kept at 86°F (30°C)…

The article then states:

“Rubella vaccine developed with WI-38 is still used throughout much of the world today as part of the combined MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) vaccine.”

So, in the US we have the RA273 strain, and in Japan the Takahashi strain. The Americans grew their cells on the aborted fetal cell line WI-38, and the Japanese grew theirs on a rabbit cell line…

Three vaccines were approved in 1969 and none of them used human cells. They all used animal cells and they all eventually disappeared from the market after Plotkin’s vaccine was finally approved in 1979. The Philips-Roxanne vaccine only lasted six to nine months on the market because once it was used in a bigger population it was found to cause bad side-effects in kids, triggering very sore knees caused by inflammation.

A study was done to see how much aborted fetal DNA was in the vaccines. The author studied a rubella vaccine called Meruvax II, manufactured by Merck, for ssDNA and dsDNA. The average ssDNA was 142.05 ng and the average dsDNA was 35.00 ng.  If you recall early in this book we mention the FDA safety guidelines specify the amount of residual DNA should be no greater than 10 ng.

Recently, information was released that the ProQuid combination vaccine by Merck resulted in twice as many seizures when the vaccines are dispensed separately.

If guidelines are ignored, seizures can and do result.

MMR is the only vaccine that contains more than one live vaccine in one shot. This one contains three, which is why some believe the vaccine is a problem. All these viruses are swimming around together in the vial and they could interact and mutate in ways we might not have foreseen…

…Japan withdrew its home-produced MMR vaccine in 1993 after around 1,000 children suffered side-effects, in particular aseptic meningitis. The problem was pinned on the mumps component produced in Japan, which continued to vaccinate against measles and rubella using single vaccines.

According to WHO data, there were 16 African countries that exceeded the United States’ vaccination rate of 91% for the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine in 2013.

Besides those African countries, many other parts of the world have outperformed the US in giving infants the MMR vaccine at their one-year immunization. These include Australia, China, New Zealand and most of the European countries.     

In 2017, the WHO recorded that 92% of the US population received their first dose of the measles vaccine at age one. There are countries, such as China, Cuba and Thailand that achieved as much as 99% coverage dispensing first measles vaccine dosages.

There is now no country in the world that offers single vaccines in preference to MMR. Therefore, the measles vaccine can be considered to be a three-in-one measles-mumps-rubella vaccine (and not just a measles vaccine).

The MMR vaccine has been notoriously and infamously correlated with autism, the early childhood mental condition that is increasing so drastically the Autism Society of America considers it (autism) an epidemic.

To be more specific, this correlation between the MMR vaccine and autism is linked with the measles component of the MMR vaccine. One study showed:

“[…] over 90% of MMR antibody-positive autistic sera were also positive for MBP autoantibodies, suggesting a strong association between MMR and CNS autoimmunity in autism.”

This is saying that over 90% of the blood samples in the study had antibodies from the MMR vaccine and also autoantibodies for myelin basic protein (MBP). This protein is found in the myelin sheath covering our nerves. When a person suffers from a disease that destroys the myelin sheath, MBP can be found in the blood.

When you take three live viruses and inject them into a child in a way human evolution has never seen before, the game changes and all bets are off. The outcome is simply unknown.

Viruses have been known to attack our nerves. An example of such a viral attack would be shingles. So, it should be of no surprise that when a variety of ingredients in a vaccine known to affect the nervous system is combined with three living viruses, they have the ability to destroy not only the nerves themselves, but also destroy their means of travel throughout the body.

More on the MMR vaccine and autism in the following chapter.

 

You have been reading an excerpt from VACCINE SCIENCE REVISITED: Are Childhood Immunizations As Safe As Claimed?

VACCINE SCIENCE REVISITED: Are Childhood Immunizations As Safe As Claimed? (The Underground Knowledge Series Book 8) by [Morcan, James, Morcan, Lance]

 

The book is available now via Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07MQTN3CG/

 

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Here’s a brief audio excerpt from the foreword of our new release book VACCINE SCIENCE REVISITED: Are Childhood Immunizations As Safe As Claimed?

The foreword was written by Utah-based Medical Laboratory Scientist Elísabet Norris (B.S.) who describes the book as “Possibly the most well-referenced work yet to explore this contentious healthcare subject.”

VACCINE SCIENCE REVISITED: Are Childhood Immunizations As Safe As Claimed?   is available via Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07MQTN3CG/

 

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“Vaccine Science Revisited is highly recommended – especially for physicians and other medical personnel,” according to Amazon Hall of Fame Top 100 reviewer Grady Harp.

In his review of this new release book, Harp says the authors once again take on controversial subject matter and offer bold questions about the universal use (or misuse) of immunizations through vaccinations…(and) their roles become those of investigative journalists.

Further excerpts from his review follow:

After a solid and affirming Foreword introduction by Medical Laboratory Scientist Elísabet Norris the authors open their investigation with a warmly familiar reminiscence: ‘ Remember those infamous pox parties where parents deliberately exposed children to diseases such as the flu virus, measles and chickenpox? They were especially popular in the United States and in Britain at one stage – the idea being that children build immunity after being exposed to an infectious disease like chickenpox, which is more dangerous to adults than children. That was back in the day, before vaccinations were available, although it seems such activities persist to the present day in some quarters if mainstream media reports are accurate.’

The vaccines that are studied and discussed are DPT, Polio, Hepatitis A and B, H. influenza, Meningococcal and Pneumococcal, MMR, Varicella, Rotavirus, and the roles of DNA, genetics, epigenetics, and a fine explanation of our immune systems.

Under the banner of ‘It’s definitely time for society to revisit the subject of vaccines and vaccine safety, especially where our children are concerned, and open up the scientific debate once more’ – Lance and James Morcan present one of the most sensitively and honestly researched platforms for the discussion regarding the validity or misuse of the vaccination concept and practice. Yes, there will be many who disagree with their premise initially, but read carefully and follow the logic and find a different way of viewing the entire concept if immunology.

Highly Recommended – especially for physicians and other medical personnel. -Grady Harp

 

VACCINE SCIENCE REVISITED: Are Childhood Immunizations As Safe As Claimed? (The Underground Knowledge Series Book 8) by [Morcan, Lance, Morcan, James]

 

VACCINE SCIENCE REVISITED: Are Childhood Immunizations As Safe As Claimed?   is available via Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07MQTN3CG/

 

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There’s no doubt good nutrition and healthy diets have been compromised by the advent of GMO’s, or genetically modified organisms. GMOs – those organisms whose genetic material has been altered using genetic engineering techniques – are the source of genetically modified foods and are also widely used in scientific research and to produce goods other than food.

 

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We address the contentious GMO issue in our book MEDICAL INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX: The $ickness Industry, Big Pharma and Suppressed Cures – in a chapter titled “When did your doctor last talk to you about your diet?” to be exact.

A relevant excerpt from the book follows:

Now we can’t blame the Medical Industrial Complex for the advent of genetically modified foods, but there are some parallels as you’ll see. For the sake of this little exercise, replace the term Big Pharma with the equally emotive term Big Brother and you’ll get the picture.

Genetic modification has been around, in its modern form, since the 1970’s – and has sparked a major debate ever since. Advocacy groups and opponents of GMO have long claimed that genetically modified food presents potential dangers to the very future of Mankind’s health.

The debate is no less fierce amongst members of our ‘Underground Knowledge’ discussion group on Goodreads.com. It was prompted by one member who asked, “What’s the deal with GMO’s? Why are they banned in Europe and not in the USA? If there is nothing wrong with them then why is the government NOT requiring that food be labeled as containing GMOed items? Why is Monsanto so adamant that labeling NOT be required or permitted? Who are these people anyway? It should be my decision as to what I put in my body!”

Random samples of members’ responses follow. (Names withheld):

“Yep, the whole GM thing is scary- just like tales of chemtrails or tap water poisoning us- but, yeah, we should be able to know the truth about what GM products are in what foods, and I’ve read stuff before about even with labels, there can still sometimes be a GM product ‘through a loop hole’.”

“It’s a worrying state of affairs when we don’t know if our meat is cow or horse, and we’re digesting more and more GM products, and there never seems to be any straight answers as to who to trust with these kinds of subjects.”

“Food should just be food! Why did ‘they’ have to go mess with nature? If they could restructure the air and make a buck out of it, they would!”

“My wife and I have stopped eating anything processed and only eat organic as much as possible.”

“I saw an interesting program on TV this morning. They were talking about fortified breakfast cereal. The man ground up some of the flakes and mixed it with some liquid in a breaker and dropped in a magnetic stirrer. After a few moments he removed the stirrer and gently rinsed it off. Guess what was all over it? Iron filings! Apparently they are supposed to be in the cereal.”

You may be asking what genetically modified foods have to do with medicine. Well, technically speaking, not much. However, the point is if some of the food supply has been poisoned or otherwise become toxic and therefore is partially responsible for the dramatic recent increases of certain diseases (such as autoimmune disorders), then surely doctors would be amongst those who’d recognize this fact. But is that a fair assumption given most doctors do not seem to commonly believe what we put into our bodies matters that much?

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Returning to our original question – When did your doctor last talk to you about your diet? If the answer to that is Never, perhaps it’s time you did. Talk to him/her, that is. Be it to address high cholesterol, an excess weight problem, a heart condition, cancer or high blood pressure, perhaps it’s time to have that little chat.

If doctors are aware their patients are diet-conscious and if they’re constantly reminded nutrition is important to them, perhaps they’ll fall into line and give it (nutrition) the importance it deserves when it comes to treating people.

Hopefully, this chapter has provided you with some ammunition to fire their way.

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“I actually like how doctors talk. I like the sound of science. I like how words you don’t understand explain things you can’t understand.” –American author (Ms.) R.J. Palacio

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We must add a little footnote here and acknowledge that the inference that doctors are not nutrition-minded or, for that matter, not supportive of alternative health measures is very much a generalization; we are aware there’s a growing number of physicians (and other health providers) in mainstream medicine who are very knowledgeable about nutrition and alternative health, and who incorporate this knowledge into their everyday practice.

Unfortunately, they are very much in the minority.

 

MEDICAL INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX: The $ickness Industry, Big Pharma and Suppressed Cures  is Book #3 in The Underground Knowledge Series  and is available exclusively via Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/MEDICAL-INDUSTRIAL-COMPLEX-Suppressed-Underground-ebook/dp/B00Y8Y3TUM/

 

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The link between diet and health is well proven and, more importantly, widely acknowledged by doctors, for ailments such as diabetes and heart disease, but are roundly ignored by them in treating other human conditions – cancer being one of those. We address this in our book Medical Industrial Complex, and we ask why mainstream (Western) medicine seems to go out of its way to discourage cancer patients from making too much of the cancer-diet connection.

 

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Further to our blog of October 28, here’s another excerpt from Medical Industrial Complex:

The good health site HoneyColony.com  neatly addresses this in an article quoting Dr. Carolyn Dean, a medical advisory board member of the nonprofit Nutritional Magnesium Association. She says, “There are many reasons why diet is not stressed in cancer treatment” and “Most of them stem from the fact that medicine does not put any emphasis on nutrition in medical school…In about 3,500 hours of typical medical school training, maybe one, two, or three hours’ worth of classes are devoted to basic nutrition”.

So now it’s only three hours of basic nutrition at most…in a five-year course! Lordy.

The cancer-diet connection is also examined by the BBC online in an article dated May 19, 2013. Presenter Sheila Dillon, herself a cancer patient, observes, “Thousands of scientific papers have been published on the link between diet and the treatment and prevention of cancer, but in practice food is still considered a marginal aspect of cancer care”.

Ms Dillon continues, “Research confirmed that in most cancer centres in the UK, diet is still seen as almost meaningless in cancer treatment and aftercare. Yet there is good science available on the subject, though not a lot of it is what medics call ‘gold standard’ science.

“There are almost no double-blinded, large scale, studies done on people because they are expensive, very hard to do and there is no financial incentive. Who would make serious profit out of the discovery that mushrooms kill cancer cells?

“Most of the research has been done on cancer cells in the laboratory or on animals. What the best of it shows is interesting implications in a range of foods.

“One of the best-researched foods (in the US and Ireland) is the spice turmeric. Curcumin is a chemical compound found in the root of turmeric, which has a general anti-inflammatory effect and quite specific effects on several forms of cancer, including mine,” she says.

“Research has also been conducted on berries containing ellagic acid, which seems to curb cancer cells’ ability to grow their own blood supply, mushrooms (the polysaccharides), green tea, as well as the cabbage and onion families.

Ms Dillon concludes, “From my experience as a cancer patient I think many people fear that they are being ungrateful for the medical care they have had by bringing up issues such as diet”.

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“First the doctor told me the good news: I was going to have a disease named after me.” –Steve Martin

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Still in the UK, if a report published by the British Psychological Society is correct, “too many people with eating disorders are being dismissed by doctors as simply having peculiar habits with food”.

The report, dated February 25, 2014, is based on the findings of Cosmopolitan UK  magazine and the charity Beat which warned that “around 1.6 million people currently have an eating disorder in Britain, half of whom have being diagnosed with an EDNOS (eating disorder not otherwise specified) that is separate from anorexia or bulimia”.

The article continues, “However, many of these patients could be left waiting up to two years for treatment in the form of cognitive behavioural therapy because GPs do not view their symptoms as sufficiently serious to warrant urgent investigation”.

By now it should be clear there’s a serious disconnect between (most) doctors and the role of nutrition in their patients’ health. Whether you blame those who set the already crowded curricula at medical schools or whether you blame the tunnel vision mainstream medicine has regarding diet, the fact remains there’s a problem. And in many independent medical researchers’ eyes it’s a big problemo.

TBC

 

MEDICAL INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX: The $ickness Industry, Big Pharma and Suppressed Cures  is Book #3 in The Underground Knowledge Series  and is available exclusively via Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/MEDICAL-INDUSTRIAL-COMPLEX-Suppressed-Underground-ebook/dp/B00Y8Y3TUM/

 

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In MEDICAL INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX: The $ickness Industry, Big Pharma and Suppressed Cures, we highlight alternative cancer treatments, but we also warn readers that the natural health sector has attracted its share of quacks, too, so all claims of cures should be treated with a degree of skepticism until proven.

 

 

Following on from our recent (November 27) post on this subject, here’s another excerpt from a chapter titled “Finding (hiding) a cure for cancer” lifted from Medical Industrial Complex:

However, automatically riding roughshod over claims of natural cures, especially where those claims are supported by glowing and apparently bona-fide testimonials, is no more the answer than gullibly believing them all.

There are those who may argue that Big Pharma could also make money out of cures for cancer and that it would be a lot easier than suppressing cures. To counter that, many independent medical researchers say long-term or ongoing cancer treatments, like chemotherapy, would be far more profitable than delivering single-visit cures. It has been estimated that the average cancer patient spends tens of thousands of dollars on standard treatments with some even spending hundreds of thousands.

To quote the natural health website Mercola.com once more, “There is so much you can do to lower your risk for cancer”.

The site lists its “12 top cancer prevention strategies”. These include:

  • Food preparation – “Eat at least one-third of your food raw.”
  • Carbohydrates and sugar – “Reduce or eliminate processed foods, sugar/fructose and grain-based foods.”
  • Protein and fat – “Consider reducing your protein levels to one gram per kilogram of lean body weight.”
  • GMOs – “Avoid genetically engineered foods.”
  • Animal-based Omega-3 fats – “Normalize your ratio of Omega-3 to Omega-6 fats by taking a high-quality krill oil.”
  • Natural probiotics – “Optimize your gut flora…add naturally fermented food to your diet.”
  • Exercise – “Make regular exercise a priority…lowers insulin levels.”
  • Vitamin D – “Decrease your risk of cancer by more than half simply by optimizing your vitamin D levels with appropriate sun exposure.”
  • Sleep – “Make sure you are getting enough restorative sleep.”
  • Exposure to toxins – “Reduce your exposure to environmental toxins.”
  • Exposure to radiation – “Limit your exposure and protect yourself from radiation produced by cell phones, towers, base stations, and Wi-Fi stations.”
  • Stress management – “Stress from all causes is a major contributor to disease.”

If you have cancer or know anyone who has been diagnosed with the disease, Massimo Mazzucco’s 2010 documentary film Cancer: The Forbidden Cures is a good starting place for those searching for natural cures.

Of course, always consult with your doctor first. (And in case you’re wondering, this is a disclaimer we had to include for legal reasons).

Again, Big Pharma’s repeat customers are sick people. From a financial perspective, cured people are of little use.

As the cancer industry alone is a multi-trillion dollar industry for Big Pharma, it seems believable that if any cure was to be suppressed for financial gain it would be a cancer cure.

 

Medical Industrial Complex  is available exclusively on Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/MEDICAL-INDUSTRIAL-COMPLEX-Suppressed-Underground-ebook/dp/B00Y8Y3TUM/

 

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It’s common knowledge that cancer, along with cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and chronic lung diseases, is one of the biggest natural killers. Nearly two million Americans are diagnosed with cancer annually, according to some estimates, and as many as 20,000 cancer patients are reportedly dying worldwide every day.

In a chapter titled “Finding (hiding) a cure for cancer,” we address this killer disease in our book MEDICAL INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX: The $ickness Industry, Big Pharma and Suppressed Cures, and we look at what mainstream medicine is doing about it and, more importantly, what alternative treatments are available.

An excerpt from the book follows:

According to Mercola.com, which promotes itself as the world’s No.1 natural health site, “One person out of three will be hit with a cancer diagnosis at some time in their lives.” Subscribers are urged to understand that cancer is big business.

In an article dated August 3, 2013, Mercola.com states, “The cancer industry is spending virtually nothing of its multi-billion dollar resources on effective prevention strategies, such as dietary guidelines, exercise and obesity education. Instead, it pours its money into treating cancer, not preventing or curing it. Why would they shoot their cash cow? If they can keep the well-oiled Cancer Machine running, they will continue to make massive profits on chemotherapy drugs, radiotherapy, diagnostic procedures and surgeries.

“The typical cancer patient spends $50,000 fighting the disease. Chemotherapy drugs are among the most expensive of all treatments, many ranging from $3,000 to $7,000 for a one-month supply”.

The article concludes, “In spite of the enormous amounts of money funneled into cancer research today, two out of three cancer patients will be dead within five years after receiving all or part of the standard cancer treatment trinity—surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy.”

There’s no doubt, in the last few decades hundreds of billions of dollars have been spent internationally on cancer research. In the US alone, since President Nixon launched his ‘War on Cancer’ program in 1971, tens of billions in government funding have been granted to cancer researchers.

And when a cancer cure is finally found it will save millions of lives and will be the medical discovery of the era.

However, there are theories out there which suggest there has already been a cure, or many cures, discovered for cancer. These popular theories suggest the Medical Industrial Complex have a huge financial incentive to suppress cures so they can continue to provide their own costly treatments for cancer patients.

If true, that would be a callous and unforgiveable business model, unnecessarily costing countless lives.

Of course, many if not most known (proclaimed) alternative cancer treatments are noticeably lacking in suitable testing methodology and well conducted clinical trials, and test results often haven’t demonstrated significant efficacy; nor have results been published, or published in appropriate publications at least.

According to Wikipedia, “A 2006 systematic review of 214 articles covering 198 clinical trials of alternative cancer treatments concluded that almost none conducted dose-ranging studies, which are necessary to ensure that the patients are being given a useful amount of the treatment. These kinds of treatments appear and vanish frequently, and have throughout history”.

The medical establishment has identified and branded as ineffective numerous alternative therapies to treat and prevent cancer. These include: homeopathy, naturopathy, herbalism, holistic medicine and aromatherapy.

Similarly, many other treatments have been put down by the establishment. To name but a few, these include light therapy and other energy-based treatments, fasting and other diet-based treatments, cannabis and other plant-based treatments, colon cleansing and other physical procedures, and faith healing and other such spiritual measures.

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“The cancer industry world wide is estimated at a 200 billion dollar a year industry. There are many in various associated positions within that industry who would be without a job if that cash flow dried up suddenly with the news that there are cheaper, less harmful, and more efficacious remedies available. Big Pharmacy would virtually vanish.” –Paul Fassa. Article excerpt from Natural News, September 24, 2009.

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There’s no disputing that the alternative (cancer treatment) route is littered with examples of pseudo-science, snake oil salesmen, bogus cures and failures; nor is there any disputing that in recent decades medical science has made major inroads into treating and removing cancers. You only need to look at the advances made in chemotherapy and radiation therapy, and the refinement of surgical techniques, to understand that.

However, officially at least, a cure for cancer still eludes Mankind and cancer sufferers continue to die by the millions every year.

For that reason alone, mainstream medicine should not be so quick to dismiss claims of alternative treatments and cures. After all, there are many case studies that support the theory that there has already been a cure, or many cures, discovered for cancer.

Even that respected American non-profit medical practice and research group the Mayo Clinic pays lip service at least to alternative cancer treatments. On its website, beneath the warning “Many alternative cancer treatments are unproved and some may even be dangerous,” the clinic lists “10 alternative cancer treatments that are generally safe” and “have shown some promise in helping people with cancer”.

Those alternative treatments (with the Mayo Clinic’s abbreviated comments added) include:

  • Acupuncture – “May be helpful in relieving nausea caused by chemotherapy.”
  • Aromatherapy – “May be helpful in relieving nausea, pain and stress.”
  • Exercise – “May help people with cancer live longer and improve…quality of life.”
  • Hypnotherapy – “May be helpful for people…who are experiencing anxiety, pain and stress.”
  • Massage – “Can be helpful in relieving pain.”
  • Meditation – “May help…by relieving anxiety and stress.”
  • Music therapy – “May help relieve pain and control nausea and vomiting.”
  • Relaxation techniques – “May be helpful in relieving anxiety and fatigue.”
  • Tai chi – “May help relieve stress.”
  • Yoga – “May provide some stress relief…improve sleep and reduce fatigue.”

Hardly earth-shattering stuff. However, it’s a concession at least that there is a place within mainstream medicine – no matter how small – for alternative treatments in combating cancer.

TBC…

 

Medical Industrial Complex  is available exclusively on Amazon. To check it out go to: http://www.amazon.com/MEDICAL-INDUSTRIAL-COMPLEX-Suppressed-Underground-ebook/dp/B00Y8Y3TUM/

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