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How effective can chelation therapy be for cancer?

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Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not at all

There are no studies showing that chelation therapy has any role in the treatment of cancer.
It is considered a sham treatment.

In brief: Not at all

There are no studies showing that chelation therapy has any role in the treatment of cancer.
It is considered a sham treatment.
Dr. Edward Gold
Dr. Edward Gold
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Dr. Gurney Pearsall
Anti-Aging Medicine

In brief: Removes Heavy Metals

The tact nih study on IV chelation is one of the few large clinical trials that showed some cardiac benefit.
See links below: 1) http://www.Nhlbi.Nih.Gov/news/press-releases/supplement/questions-and-answers-the-nih-trial-of-edta-chelation-therapy-for-coronary-heart-disease.Html 2) http://www.Forbes.Com/sites/larryhusten/2012/11/04/nih-trial-gives-surprising-boost-to-chelation-therapy/.

In brief: Removes Heavy Metals

The tact nih study on IV chelation is one of the few large clinical trials that showed some cardiac benefit.
See links below: 1) http://www.Nhlbi.Nih.Gov/news/press-releases/supplement/questions-and-answers-the-nih-trial-of-edta-chelation-therapy-for-coronary-heart-disease.Html 2) http://www.Forbes.Com/sites/larryhusten/2012/11/04/nih-trial-gives-surprising-boost-to-chelation-therapy/.
Dr. Gurney Pearsall
Dr. Gurney Pearsall
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Dr. Morton Levitt
Pathology

In brief: Chelation Therapy

Chelation therapy is one of several effective treatments for lead poisoning.
However, available scientific evidence does not support claims that it is effective for treating other conditions such as cancer. Chelation therapy can be toxic and has the potential to cause kidney damage, irregular heartbeat, and even death.

In brief: Chelation Therapy

Chelation therapy is one of several effective treatments for lead poisoning.
However, available scientific evidence does not support claims that it is effective for treating other conditions such as cancer. Chelation therapy can be toxic and has the potential to cause kidney damage, irregular heartbeat, and even death.
Dr. Morton Levitt
Dr. Morton Levitt
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