Medicinal Marijuana as a Complementary Therapy for Cancer
Which Alternative or Complementary Cancer Treatments are Worth Trying?
Cannabis, also known as marijuana, is a plant from Central Asia that is grown in many parts of the world today. The Cannabis plant produces a resin containing compounds called cannabinoids. Some cannabinoids are psychoactive (acting on the brain and changing mood or consciousness). The use, sale, and possession of Cannabis (marijuana) is illegal in most […]
Pioneering Genetic Therapy Cures One-Year-Old of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (ALL)
Terms applied to therapies not commonly included in mainstream medicine have repeatedly changed over time, evolving from a very negative “quackery” through “unorthodox,” “unconventional,” “questionable,” “unproven,” and “alternative.” Current, but still evolving, terminology favours “complementary” and “alternative” medicine, or the acronym of both: CAM. To understand how a complementary therapy may be used, it helps […]
Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy
A one-year-old girl, tiny Layla Richards, has become the first person in the world to receive a “designer” immune cell therapy to cure her aggressive “incurable” cancer. Layla was a mere 14-weeks-old when her mother, Lisa Foley, noticed that Layla’s heart was beating rather fast and that she was constantly crying and hardly eating. Doctors […]
Quality of Life for Chinese Cancer Patients Improved with Non-Drug Interventions
A study carried out by Researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine and recently published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, scientists used magnetic resonance imaging to study changes in brain blood flow and density of gray matter in breast cancer patients receiving chemotherapy, comparing them to participants not undergoing chemotherapy. The study is believed […]
Burzynski Cancer Cure Finally Released by The Feds
A recent meta-analysis done of dozens of studies of traditional Chinese medicine and other non-pharmacological interventions such as acupuncture and therapeutic massage, published in the journal Oncotarget, states that these approaches help alleviate anxiety, depression, fatigue, gastrointestinal problems, insomnia and pain in Chinese cancer patients. According to University of Illinois animal sciences and pathology professor […]
What is the Burzynski Cancer Cure?
Houston doctor, Stanislaw Burzynski has won yet another huge victory against the medical establishment. But, instead of the win being reported from every television and radio in the United States, it barely squeaked into existence. Why? Because Dr. Burzynski can cure cancer without the traditional western medical treatments and this doesn’t make Western medicine […]
Burzynski, the Movie is an internationally award-winning documentary originally released in 2010 (with an Extended Edition released in 2011) that tells the true story of a medical doctor and Ph.D biochemist named Dr. Stanislaw Burzynski who won the largest, and possibly the most convoluted and intriguing legal battle against the Food & Drug Administration […]
The Cancer Cures in Your Kitchen Cupboard
This page is being updated as we can so please come back frequently to check new information Childhood Cancer is very different to Adult Cancer and is therefore not treated the same as Adult Cancer. Paediatric Cancer Centres generally offer extra support services for children and their families, such as child life specialists, nutritionists, physical […]
Curcumin (Turmeric) As a Natural Cancer Treatment?
South Africa has a very high prevalence for cancer and it is set to increase astronomically over the next 15 years. The Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) projects that by 2030 cancer will increase by a massive 70% in low- and middle-income countries due to the changeover from Traditional to Western lifestyles, characterised by […]
Curcumin, a substance found in the spice turmeric, has long been used in Asian medicine to treat a variety of maladies. Turmeric has been used in India, where disease is 10x lower than in the USA, for over 6,000 years. The active ingredient in Turmeric is Curcumin which is known as the “Spice of Life” because […]