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'Vitamin pills may cut effects of cancer drugs'

Vitamin supplements could reduce the effectiveness of cancer treatments, experts have warned.

Chemotherapy and radiation treatment kill tumours by inducing the creation of free radicals – destructive molecules which damage DNA and proteins.

Antioxidants mop up free radicals, which is generally beneficial to health. But supplements such as vitamin E and beta carotene may also reduce the potency of anti-cancer treatments, according to US researchers.

Dr Brian Lawenda, from the Naval Medical Centre in San Diego, California, reviewed evidence from a number of trials.

Of three randomly controlled radiotherapy studies, one investigation showed that antioxidant supplements were associated with lower survival rates.

No chemotherapy trials reported lower survival rates for patients on antioxidants, but the researchers said none of the studies was sufficiently large to spot such differences.
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My Aunt was diagnosed with breast cancer a couple of weeks ago. If anyone happens to have credible links on treatment options, diet, and exercise I would greatly appreciate any help. Please note that these are stressful times for her, so an abundance of big pharma conspiracy theories may not be an advantage to her mental state.
In advance, Thks!

Sometimes chemotherapy

Becomes a lifesaving event in certain cancer treatments. For example, when some of the blood cancers become aggressive, its treat or die. Overall, though, the public has been mislead to believe that it is always absolutely necessary and one must jump into treatment. The survival and duration of survival rates just don't back this premise. In my case, an indolent non-Hodgkins lymphoma diagnosis, I've gone almost 10 years with no treatment and have "treated" my overall health by targeted natural strategies. Does this work for everyone? Probably not, but there are many who if they knew the possibilities might at least be able to avoid early treatment and the slippery slope to stem cell transplants, massive chemo, etc. This is one of the reasons I found Dr. Paul, his stance on alternative and integrative medicine. Anyone with cancer wanting to contact me, please feel free to email.

IT'S DOABLE

B-17 look it up. Better yet

B-17 look it up.
Better yet watch this video
G. Edward Griffin - A World Without Cancer - The Story Of Vitamin B17

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=4312930190281243507

"Do not give into evil, but proceed ever more boldly against it."

Do not give into evil, but proceed ever more boldly against it.

Vitamins bad??

Don't even get me started here. How I came to find out about Ron Paul was because of Big Pharma's nonsense. There is a cure for cancer...see naturalnews.com

My friend got cancer, did the chemo route and is sick all the time...like mentioned previously, chemo destroys your immune system....

I can't say anymore because this topic gets my panties in a bunch...

BTW, I am a nurse, so I do know a little bit about these matters...

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Let me get this right. We

Let me get this right. We are going to treat your cancer by using radiation that is proven to cause cancer.

Radiation works.

One of my family members has Ovarian Cancer that has spread all over her body. It spread to her brain. She was having a hard time walking and her thinking was confused. Then she had massive amounts of radiation to the brain and all the tumors in her head shrunk. She can walk and isn't confused now. She could have refused the radiation and stayed in bed vomiting from an increased pressure in her head until she died If she wanted to. To say that radiation doesn't work some of the time is ridiculous.

I am glad

she got better. My grandma got cancer of throat ( she never smoked ) she was in good health up to her diagnosis. The chemo killed the cancer, but it also weakened her immune system and her heart. She died from fluid on the heart.

or.......

give some extra chemo which will kill the cancer AND you immune system.. result is the same: death.

The logic of the Big Pharma is mindboggling.