“Miracles are a retelling in small letters of the very same story which is written across the whole world in letters too large for some of us to see.” -C.S. Lewis
What is Cancer?
The American Cancer Society states:
“Cancer starts when cells in a part of the body start to grow out of control. There are many kinds of cancer, but they all start because of out-of-control growth of abnormal cells. Cancer cell growth is different from normal cell growth. Instead of dying, cancer cells continue to grow and form new, abnormal cells. Cancer cells can also invade (grow into) other tissues, something that normal cells cannot do. Growing out of control and invading other tissues are what makes a cell a cancer cell.
Cells become cancer cells because of damage to DNA. DNA is in every cell and directs all its actions. In a normal cell, when DNA gets damaged the cell either repairs the damage or the cell dies. In cancer cells, the damaged DNA is not repaired, but the cell doesn’t die like it should. Instead, this cell goes on making new cells that the body does not need. These new cells will all have the same damaged DNA as the first cell does.
People can inherit damaged DNA, but most DNA damage is caused by mistakes that happen while the normal cell is reproducing or by something in our environment. Sometimes the cause of the DNA damage is something obvious, like cigarette smoking.”
What Do You Do When You Are Diagnosed with Cancer?
For the past several decades, the freedom of choice has not existed when it comes to treatment of cancer. Patients have been herded into the medical machine of surgery chemotherapy, and radiation. Patients were shamed if they even thought about alternative care. The Marcus Welby generation idolized medicine and the demi-gods in white coats. Anyone daring to attempt a natural alternative was quickly labeled a quack and money-monger. Thank goodness for the information age; people can seek out answers once reserved for those with multiple letters behind their names. A new movement is beginning to take hold; it’s a new horizon for those desiring to take a greater degree of responsibility for their health, and it couldn’t have come too soon.
As public awareness of alternative cancer treatments increases, doctors have had improve their skills of talking patients out of the safer, more reasonable alternative treatments. “Losing” the ‘cancer patient’ to an alternative doctor would cost the hospital $300,000 to well over a million dollars according to Oncology Today as it listed out the average cost of conventional cancer
Remember, when a conventional doctor talks about alternative cancer treatments, they are usually repeating the lies that they have been told. For example, read the NCI Test Summary* for Cancell (sold as Protocel in the US, a powerful, alternative cancer therapy). NCI said Cancell showed ‘no biological activity’ in the test, ‘but Cancell performed amazingly well’ against all cancers tested. It should have been front page news but since they couldn’t isolate the activity of its success, it was disregarded! It was another, “it works great but since we can’t make any money with it we’ll slam it”.
Desperate Doctors Avoid Losing Their License
Even if conventional doctors learn the truth about cancer or any other disease, clinic policies, hospital protocols, and pharmaceutical companies must be placated. There are rules from state medical boards and even laws passed (thanks to pharmaceutical lobbyists) to prevent doctors from even talking about alternative cancer treatments. Yes, believe it or not, it may be a felony for a medical doctor to even talk about something as safe and well tested as Paw Paw, Essiac, Hoxsey, Herbal Therapy, Vitamins, or Gerson Therapies!
FDA Treatment Blockade
It takes $800 million (not a typo) and six to ten years to get FDA approval of a cancer drug. The best alternative cancer treatments cost a few hundred dollars a month and cannot be patented. That’s the problem. If a natural substance cannot be patented, then it must be squashed.
Natural treatments are nutritional in origin and since they are considered ‘plant based’, they don’t need FDA approval to the same degree as a drug would. There is a misunderstanding out there that the vitamin industry isn’t regulated; they are. The problem (if you owned a drug company) is that ‘plant based’ nutritional products cannot be patented. If you can’t patent it, you can’t make a ton of money with it. There is a systematic, carefully executed propaganda campaign against natural care of all disease. This is not a ‘conspiracy theory’, it’s just plain economics; if you owned a drug company, you might make the same decisions. It’s easy to justify actions to benefit stockholders and employees, after all, companies exist to make a profit.
Let’s be honest, conventional medicine is NOT ‘winning the war’ on cancer. Despite the yearly fanfare regarding new cancer drugs, the percentage of Americans dying from cancer in 2003 was about the same as it was in 1970. But, still conventional doctors can’t prescribe alternatives cancer treatments. Six hundred lobbyists paid by pharmaceutical companies are doing their best to make sure that conventional doctors can never prescribe alternative cancer treatments. In 1971, when President Richard Nixon proclaimed the official “War on Cancer”, 1 out of every 21 Americans got cancer. Now we have a 1 out of 2.5 chance of developing cancer! Hello!!!
All one needs to do is go to this website: http://surveillance.cancer.gov/statistics/types/survival.html
The above is a governmental website containing gobs of information on the 5 year survival rates of nearly every cancer. It is NOT improving! The way statistics are manipulated is through the whole idea of ‘early detection’. Since cancer treatment ‘success’ is measured on surviving five years after the first date of diagnosis, all we need to do to give the perception of greater success is to diagnose the patient earlier. It’s kind of like a company selling mutual funds including the ‘boom years’ of 20% growth in their statistics to show that their fund averages 10% growth when really it’s 4% and more like 2% after all the hidden fees.
It gets worse. After 2003, the number of new cancer cases became artificially reduced which allowed agencies like the American Cancer Society to claim that progress is being made. In 2004 the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported that VA hospitals in at least 13 states are no longer reporting cancer cases and that reporting has been inconsistent in 14 additional states. Therefore, as many as 70,000 new cancer cases (about 5% of the national total) were not even reported. Any improvement in the number of cancer cases is therefore in doubt. This is called ‘manipulation of statistics’.
This was an excerpt from Dr Conners’ book, Stop Fighting Cancer and Start Treating the Cause.