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Any truth that that vitamin b17 can cure breast cancer?

It's worthless: Laetrile / "vitamin B17" (there is no such vitamin) was the most elaborate, cruel, and cynical of all the historic cancer frauds. There was over 100 new millionaires and not a single case demonstrating benefit.. Cancer patients are vulnerable and thus are easy marks. Don't let someone pretending to be a "humanitarian" or "exposing a conspiracy" get money by deceiving you. ...Read more

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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Does vitamin b17 affect cancer?

Does vitamin b17 affect cancer?

No: Vitamin b17 is not a vitamin, but an utterly cynical scam from the 1970's with rich right-wingers ripping off poor right-wingers. You are being targeted for a sucker. Examine the court transcripts in the laetrile rutherford case and decide if you want these people do do your thinking. It's still sold as "apricots from god", but failed every basic test. ...Read more

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Vitamin b17 any good for fighting cancer?

Vitamin b17 any good for fighting cancer?

Vit B17 = cyanide: Vit b17 is a "friendly" name of cyanide- it is poison. No documented scientific evidence exists supporting the use of cyanide (b17) to treat cancer patients. ...Read more

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Vitamin b17 deficiency leads to cancer ?

Vitamin b17 deficiency leads to cancer ?

This is a scam: There is no such thing as vitamin b17. "laetrile" was the most lucrative of all the cancer frauds, went to the us supreme court, and made over 100 new millionaires off desperate people. It's still being peddled among "social conservatives." you need to shun anybody who has told you that this vitamin exists / prevents/ treats cancer; they are sophisticated criminals. ...Read more

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I have heard that vitamin b17 will destroy cancer cells. Is this true?

I have heard that vitamin b17 will destroy cancer cells. Is this true?

No: There is no medically recognized vitamin b 17. It is one of the treatments touted by charlatans and has been going on for years. ...Read more

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How come the fda has not approved drugs like mms, vitamin b17 or dca for cancer?

Wishful thinking: Jg, all of us -- myself included -- want to believe disinformation campaigns offering false hope. Yes, real medicine has problems. But think -- no conspiracy could be this vast. Real science is the most cutthroat of all human activities. If mms (industrial-strength bleach to drink), "vitamin b17" (usually amygdalin) or dichloroacetate worked, a real scientist would prove it & win the nobel prize. ...Read more

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Can the use of vitamin supplements cure and/or treat schizophrenia?

Can the use of vitamin supplements cure and/or treat schizophrenia?

No: There is no cure for schizophrenia. It can often be controlled with antipsychotic medications. It would be nice if vitamins worked, but they don't. ...Read more

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Can vitamin d cure cancer?

Can vitamin d cure cancer?

Vitamin D: Nope. But vitamin d very well may help prevent cancer from developing. Why vitamin d is so important is still be understood by western medicine. We don't know how it works but we do know that it is vital for health and disease prevention. ...Read more

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Can vitamin d cure cancers?

Can vitamin d cure cancers?

Not really: Vitamin d is important for bone health and may reduce recurrence risk of some malignancies (under study), but no, it does not cure cancer as far as i know. ...Read more

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Can really high doses of vitamin C cure cancer?

Can really high doses of vitamin C cure cancer?

No: Linus pauling suggested the what turns out to be quite excessive doses of vitamin c might prevent cancer, but did not suggest it would abolish, diminish or cure an established cancer. ...Read more