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How triamazone rated in treating cancer.

How triamazone rated in treating cancer.

Of no benefit: Not rated at all as a cancer drug. While it is touted as a cancer drug, it has not shown any benefit. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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Can treating cancer with "home" remedies work?

Can treating cancer with "home" remedies work?

Adjuncts: There are a host of interesting supplements, household products and so forth that can provide comfort, symptomatic relief and perhaps in the future will be recognized as modulators improving response to mainstream therapy. And if a person elects to forego surgery / radiation / chemotherapy as is best for that cancer, it will eventually kill them. No ifs, ands, or buts. It's your life. ...Read more

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Which type of treating cancer is the very best?

Which type of treating cancer is the very best?

Hard to say: I'm not sure i understand your question. If you want to know what type of cancer has the best treatment and recovery chances, hodgkins lymphoma is one of the best ones. Well differentiated stage i endometrial cancer also has almost 100% survival. ...Read more

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Gerson method of treating cancer-what is it and what success has it had ?

Gerson method of treating cancer-what is it and what success has it had ?

Cruel fraud: This has been around since the 1920's and has failed every scientific test. Max gerson was warm, kind and caring in an era when little was available for cancer, and many folks remember him fondly -- along with his raw liver, magic food-chopper and weird enemas. If anyone offers this to you today, they are misinformed or worse. ...Read more

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How could a drug inhibitor be useful in treating cancer?

How could a drug inhibitor be useful in treating cancer?

Need more clarity: Please be more specific...which drug and what inhibitor are you asking about???? tell us what exactly is in your mind.Right now it is not clear to me! ...Read more

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Why is the Gerson therepy not allowed to be used in the us for treating cancer?

Why is the Gerson therepy not allowed to be used in the us for treating cancer?

Legal, not effective: Gerson therapy is not illegal in the us. Reputable cancer doctors in the us and the rest of the world however do not use it because there is no evidence showing that it is effective. ...Read more

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Is mitomycin c effective in treating cancer?

Is mitomycin c effective in treating cancer?

Yes: The mitomycins are a family of aziridine-products isolated from Streptomyces caespitosus or Streptomyces lavendulae. One of these compounds, mitomycin C, is very useful as a chemotherapeutic agent . It is given IV to treat esophageal, anal and breast cancers, as well as by bladder instillation for superficial bladder tumors. In combo with RT it can be very effective. ...Read more

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What do you think of Ayurveda treating cancer?

What do you think of Ayurveda treating cancer?

Not a proven Rx: I am not aware of any controlled trials demonstrating effectiveness of ayurvedic treatment for cancer. You should discuss it with your doctor and may use it along with conventional treatment, with the advice of your doctor. ...Read more

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What's your opinion about Ayurveda in treating cancer?

Be careful: As for all other "alternative / complementary" remedies for a disease that is certain to kill you unless you also accept evidence-based treatment (chemotherapy / biologicals / radiation / surgery as appropriate). It may help, especially with the discomfort associated with treatment. Get with an ethical practitioner and good luck. ...Read more