A review of alternative cancer therapies by john p thomas health impact news effective alternative cancer cures are a threat to modern medicine conventional physicians want us to believe that there are only three treatments for cancer - surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy. In 2014, there will be an estimated 1,665,540 new cancer cases diagnosed and 585,720 cancer deaths in the us $6 billion of tax-payer funds are cycled through various federal agencies for cancer research, such as the national cancer institute (nci. Ralph moss in the trailer for the film second opinion __ studies relating to laetrile in 1981, the national cancer institute announced that they had performed the most definitive study on laetrile to date, which proved beyond any shadow of doubt that laetrile was worthless as a treatment for cancer.
The first alternative cancer treatment which i discovered was vitamin b 17, also known as laetrile i saw a video of a champion arm wrestler named jason vale who had been cured of cancer by eating the seeds from apples and apricots (which contain vitamin b 17 ) and read lots of good information on his website. Contrary to what people have said about laetrile it should be considered an effective, entirely ' safe treatment for all types of cancer dr emesto contreras has used laetrile as a cornerstone of his cancer practice since 1963. Vitamin b-17 amygdalin laetrile for the most part, the names are interchangeable no matter what you call it, laetrile has been shown to be one of the most effective (and, to be honest, most controversial) cancer treatments available. In 1974, the american cancer society officially labeled laetrile as quackery, but advocates for laetrile dispute this label, asserting that financial motivations have tainted the published research some north american cancer patients have traveled to mexico for treatment with the substance, allegedly under the auspices of dr ernesto contreras.
Finally, if you or someone you know has questions about cancer and treatment, please give our cancer information nurses a call - they're on freephone 0808 800 4040, 9am-5pm monday to friday, or you can send them an email. According to research, the seeds of the apricot fruit contain a substance called laetrile, which may help in the treatment and prevention of cancer laetrile is also known as vitamin b17 laetrile is also known as vitamin b17. The use of laetrile is effective in the treatment or prevention of cancer promoters claim that malignant cells contain an abnormally high number of enzymes that break down laetrile and. Evaluating new cancer treatments you may have just heard about a new or alternative form of cancer treatment before you put your time, your body, and your money on the line, learn more about what you are looking at so you can decide if it's worth it. The primary nih organization for research on cancer alternative therapies is the national cancer institute disclaimers medlineplus links to health information from the national institutes of health and other federal government agencies.
It should be noted as well that laetrile should not be the primary cancer treatment for any cancer patient simply think of it as an effective supplemental treatment( 11 ) there are numerous natural alternatives for cancer prevention and treatment, which together, can create a suitable treatment protocol. Other supporters of b17 who continued the research started by sloan-kettering say vitamin b17 is definitely a cancer-treatment and preventative dr manuel t navarro, and robert bradford of the committee of freedom of choice are among them. This page tells you about laetrile (also known as amygdalin or vitamin b17) in people with cancer there is information on manufacturers of laetrile promote it as an alternative cancer treatment this means it is used instead of conventional cancer treatment the first use of laetrile as a treatment. Laetrile (or vitamin b17) therapy is one of the most popular and best known alternative cancer treatments it is very easy to use, and is very effective when used in right doses it works by targeting and killing cancer cells, and building the immune system to fend off future outbreaks of cancer.
B-17 is a naturally occurring compound found in raw nuts and more than 1,200 other foods laetrile is a synthesized compound that is used primarily for cancer treatments how does laetrile fight cancer amygdalin is made up of glucose plus two potentially toxic substances, benzaldehyde, and hydrogen cyanide. One hundred seventy-eight patients with cancer were treated with amygdalin (laetrile) plus a metabolic therapy program consisting of diet, enzymes, and vitamins the great majority of these patients were in good general condition before treatment. While many practitioners assert that laetrile is a qualified cancer treatment, most agree that it shouldn't be the primary cancer treatment for any patient — instead, certain experts recommend that it be used as an add-on supplement. Laetrile was first promoted as an alternative cancer treatment in the 1970s, and gained prominence among people who said it cured cancer, or at the very least improved their energy levels and helped reduce some of the side effects of their conventional cancer treatments but so far, science doesn't back it up. The verdict: laetrile has not been proven to be effective against cancer and can even be dangerous to some patients, dr yeung says if amygdalin is eventually used in an anticancer drug, it will have to be in a different form, because the oral form is toxic and too dangerous to use.
Since cancer research and treatments run into the billions of dollars, the government agencies along with the major cancer research centers will always hide the truth to be able to cure cancer with something so trivial and inexpensive a treatment is tantamount to all laetrile research by cancer research centers being sabotaged. Cancer treatment, and they claim that laetrile is in fact effective according to krebs, laetrile is effective because cyanide, which is an active ingredient. In 1972 sloan kettering commissioned dr kanematsu sugiura, their top researcher with over 60 years experience in cancer research to conduct tests over a 5 year period between 1972 and 1977 to determine the effectiveness of laetrile in cancer treatment.
Laetrile is efficient, but it shouldn't be considered as a primary cancer treatment the right doses can do wonders, and laetrile deserves more attention it's contained in the seeds/kernels of apricot, plum, peach, cherry, nectarine, avocado, apple, pear, quince, bitter almonds, macadamia nuts, etc apricot kernels are one of the richest. Help keep cancer tutor on the cutting edge of relevant natural treatments -- and display ad-free your donation also helps further the research of the independent cancer research foundation, inc. While many practitioners believe that vitamin b17 laetrile is a very good cancer treatment, most agree that it shouldn't be the primary cancer treatment for any patient — instead, they recommend that it be used as an effective add-on supplement.
How effective is laetrile as cancer treatment as far as getting rid of cancer cells is concerned, laetrile is quite good it also improves the immunity and in this way can help against other diseases as well. It also seems a little odd that the national cancer institute itself decided to conduct human clinical trials with laetrile in the early 1980s, suggesting a precedent of at least some prior scientific evidence as to the cytotoxic (ie cancer-targeting) effects of the substance. Research suggests that anecdotal reports and case reports have not shown laetrile to be an effective treatment for cancer the ingestion of laetrile and apricot kernels carries a risk.