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A 37-year-old male asked:

How can we increase the platelets count (no blood transfusion) in a cancer patient? are there any natural solutions (food, vitamin complex etc)? thx

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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine 75 years experience
Intravenous water : Soluble vitamins can do it. Linus pauling worked with a scottish physician and found that large doses of vitamin c helped cancer patients. I/v vit c gets higher concentrations. Trouble is that vitamin therapy has not yet become an accepted approach.
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