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Walk Gingerly Before Declaring Ginger a Cancer Cure

20 Mar 2017

It is not at all unusual to find plant extracts that will kill cancer cells in vitro. There are hundreds of phytochemicals that will do this. Neither is it unusual to find an effect in mice that...

Cancer Quackery Costs Lives

20 Mar 2017

“We've had more people reverse cancer than any institute in the history of health care, so when McGill fails, or Toronto hospitals fail, they come to us. It can be stage 4 cancer and we reverse it....

Breast Cancer from Storing Phones in Bras?

20 Mar 2017

Yesterday Dr. Oz had a 21 year old woman as a guest who believes that keeping a cell phone in her bra for four years caused her breast cancer. Oz described that the location of the tumour...

Hormones in cattle

20 Mar 2017

Those ads from A&W claiming that their beef is raised without hormones or steroids are popping up on TV with annoying frequency. The intent obviously is to suggest that this meat is somehow...

Acai Aye Aye Aye

20 Mar 2017

The city of Belem in northern Brazil has a population of about 2,000,000.  It would be very interesting to find out if its inhabitants have an unusually low incidence of illnesses such as cancer,...

What is Gerson therapy?

20 Mar 2017

What sort of treatment do you think cancer patients would receive at the Gerson Institute in San Diego? Actually, they would receive no treatment at all, because the “Gerson Therapy” is not...

Alkaline Nonsense

20 Mar 2017

It is so seductively simple.  If you want to avoid cancer, just make sure your body is “alkaline!”  Here is the rationale.  When a cell becomes cancerous it reduces its use of oxygen and cranks up...

Vitamin D supplements in question

20 Mar 2017

Study after study has shown that vitamin supplements do not offer any benefits over a well-balanced diet. In certain cases they may even be detrimental to health. In 1994, the National Cancer...

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