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Forum: Complementary Therapies

The purpose of this forum is for members to provide information about and discuss complementary therapies in fighting cancer. Moderators: Chemoman,

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: The easiest way to get banned on CancerForums.net

    Hi So what is the easiest way to get banned here 1) Come here and poke fun at our treatment choices by going into a paranoid rant about 'Big...

    Started by ChemoMan, 12-21-2013 02:02 AM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: When if ever is it rational to use alternative methods part 2

    This is part 2 of the article

    Started by ChemoMan, 12-21-2013 01:42 AM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: When if ever is it rational to use alternative methods

    Hello I am going to put this article up in its entirety rather than link to it. The article is from a website by Dr P Moran MB, BS, BSc(Med), ...

    Started by ChemoMan, 12-21-2013 01:31 AM
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  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: ACS: Complementary approaches that may be used with cancer treatment

    From the American Cancer Society: ...

    Started by pbj11, 12-11-2011 07:55 PM
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    11-16-2013 05:16 AM Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: A tragic breast cancer tale misused

    Hi Another excellent article from my favourite blogger Orac. In this article Orac dissects and exposes one of the common myths that quacks and...

    Started by ChemoMan, 11-01-2013 07:37 AM
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  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: Gerson therapy

    This forum is for those who have chosen conventional treatments, not unconventional ones. If you have chosen Gerson therapy or any others this...

    Started by Didee, 08-27-2012 11:29 AM
    • Replies: 1
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  7. Sticky Thread Sticky: 187 cancer cures forbidden by the FDA

    Hi Below is a link to the FDA website which lists 187 forbidden cancer cures. Included in the list are the companies that manufacture these snake...

    Started by ChemoMan, 09-14-2013 09:23 AM
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  8. Sticky Thread Sticky: Six stubborn myths about cancer

    A great article in the Guardian about the 6 stubborn myths about cancer that will not go away. It's a great article and I recommend to anyone who...

    Started by ChemoMan, 09-11-2013 01:05 AM
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  9. Sticky Thread Sticky: Misleading reports about food and cancer.

    http://scienceblog.cancerresearchuk.org/2012/12/14/food-and-cancer-why-media-reports-are-often-misleading/ The media’s appetite for things that...

    Started by Didee, 12-16-2012 02:24 AM
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    12-16-2012 03:22 AM Go to last post
  10. Sticky Thread Sticky: AN ESSENTIAL READ: American Cancer Society Signs of Treatments to Avoid

    From the American Cancer Society:...

    Started by pbj11, 12-11-2011 07:48 PM
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    08-22-2012 04:04 AM Go to last post
  11. Sticky Thread Sticky: Burzynski The Movie

    I watched this on Netflix this morning, but it is also available to watch at the bottom of this page: A cure for many difficult cancers...

    Started by Midnight_Butterfly, 06-18-2012 05:03 PM
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  12. Sticky Thread Sticky: Complementary Therapies Forum Guidelines

    The purpose of this forum is for members to provide information about and discuss complementary therapies in fighting cancer. However, this...

    Started by ChemoMan, 01-19-2012 07:33 PM
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  13. Sticky Thread Sticky: UNITED STATES NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE Overview of CAM

    http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq/cam/antineoplastons/patient/page5 General CAM Information Complementary and alternative medicine...

    Started by pbj11, 12-30-2011 05:15 PM
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  14. Sticky Thread Sticky: NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE Information on Burzynski Theory of Antineoplastons

    http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq/cam/antineoplastons/patient/page1 Overview Antineoplastons are chemical compounds that are found...

    Started by pbj11, 12-30-2011 04:26 PM
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  15. Sticky Thread Sticky: JAMA Abstract of Results from a Saw Palmetto Trial

    JAMA. 2011;306(12):1344-1351. ...

    Started by pbj11, 12-09-2011 12:46 PM
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  1. Supplements for neuropathy

    Anybody have suggestions for supplements for neuropathies? I have read about a few different things, and I am currently taking ZMA (B6, Zinc, and...

    Started by navybsn, 10-27-2012 08:08 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    07-26-2014 06:48 PM Go to last post
  2. Alternative Meds Policy?

    Recently a thread I began was closed because I discussed alternate meds for Pancreatic Cancer. I was accused of not being a doctor in giving my...

    Started by James9, 07-08-2014 04:13 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 297
    07-08-2014 09:02 PM Go to last post
  3. Handling fatigue with alternate medicine

    My mother, 89, has declined chemo and is currently on alternate meds including turmeric, resveratrol, D3, milk thistle, and has begun taking RSO (a...

    Started by James9, 07-05-2014 03:56 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    07-07-2014 08:24 PM Go to last post
  4. Interesting article regarding different approaches to fighting cancer/side effects

    found this on the Sloan Kettering Site: http://www.curetoday.com/index.cfm/fuseaction/article.show/id/2/article_id/2307

    Started by Gartist, 06-28-2014 05:48 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 276
    06-29-2014 07:34 PM Go to last post
  5. Foods that stop cancer tumour growth?

    I'm a 15 year old boy trying to look after my mother. She is diagnosed with stage 3C cancer and she has a tumour that is 6cm, also small cells all...

    Started by Moz, 12-18-2013 01:23 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,277
    06-28-2014 07:29 AM Go to last post
  6. Alternatives or complimentary

    Don't believe everything your doctor tells you. Do your own research. There are scientific studies done on taking CoEQ10 and they showed the...

    Started by Farang, 06-04-2014 05:21 AM
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  7. Homeopathy deconstructed

    Hi All I have been rather dismayed to see a few people here have mentioned homeopathy. Rather than write about it myself i will let Orac from...

    Started by ChemoMan, 05-16-2012 08:48 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,837
    04-28-2014 09:31 PM Go to last post
  8. List of sCam cancer cures proven not to work

    Hi Below is a list of Alternative modalities proven NOT to work. This list is prepared by the ACS "Acupuncture, aloe vera, alsihum, amalgam...

    Started by ChemoMan, 02-06-2010 09:46 PM
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    04-20-2014 09:56 AM Go to last post
  9. Kanglaite Helped my mum

    Hi everyone, I hope everyone is doing well and keeping positive, I am new here but wanted to say that my mum had breast cancer and had heard...

    Started by kaycee84, 05-11-2010 07:54 PM
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    02-23-2014 11:24 AM Go to last post
  10. Hyperthermia Treatment

    Not sure where I should post this, so hopefully this is an appropriate place As with everyone else, unhappy circumstances lead me to register. I...

    Started by MagicCarpet, 01-19-2014 11:33 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    01-21-2014 02:12 PM Go to last post
  11. a few alternative methods

    So now that my mother has to have her leg amputated due to her stage four sarcoma, I am trying harder to look for other ways to possibly cure her...

    Started by beautiful wilted flower, 12-17-2013 08:35 PM
    • Replies: 11
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    01-20-2014 01:41 PM Go to last post
  12. Therapies to offset effects of chemotherapy?

    Hello all, I am wondering if anybody has experience with complementary therapies that are used to offset the effects of chemotherapy (i.e regimens...

    Started by Sarah C., 01-13-2014 02:13 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    01-13-2014 02:40 AM Go to last post
  13. Poly MVA and Cancer

    Hi All, I'm here on behalf of my dad, he has esophagus cancer and lung cancer and is currently on his second round of chemo and has had one round...

    Started by Lydia_adelaide, 01-07-2014 01:39 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 337
    01-07-2014 03:20 PM Go to last post
  14. Are additional "alternative" remedies really any g

    I have a close friend who has just been diagnosed with serious liver cancer (secondary - came from bowel cancer during chemo) and I wondered what...

    Started by keithH, 10-02-2006 04:33 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    11-16-2013 04:19 PM Go to last post
  15. Re: Diatomaceous Earth

    A family member is newly using this substance to improve his health. I have done some reading about it, but am finding little (except...

    Started by HollyAZRN, 11-02-2013 02:02 PM
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    11-02-2013 02:02 PM Go to last post
  16. Quick Poll Has anyone found any of these therapies/ supplements to work?

    Here is a quick list protocel RSO Budwig Diet Apricot Kernels

    Started by joeharth, 10-22-2013 06:57 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    11-01-2013 07:47 AM Go to last post
  17. Has Anyone Heard About Guyabano (Soursop) as Anti-Cancer fruit?

    Hi, Has anyone heard about Guyabano (soursop) as an anti-cancer fruit? I am from the Philippines and this fruit grows abundantly in our country.

    Started by Korinne Kathy, 10-13-2013 08:45 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    10-13-2013 10:20 AM Go to last post
  18. Cannabis

    further to your post baz Horizon (BBC) has done a documentary which list the 20 most dangerous drugs as follows 1 Heroin A 2 Cocaine A 3...

    Started by ChemoMan, 10-06-2013 04:21 AM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 901
    10-10-2013 08:27 AM Go to last post
  19. How to: Evaluate Dietary Supplements aka "Natural" Remedies

    If you are interested in a "natural" product and considering its use, here is what I feel is very sound commonsense advice on how to evaluate dietary...

    Started by MissMuffins, 10-07-2013 07:26 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    10-07-2013 03:29 PM Go to last post
  20. Soursop fruit/leaf for cancer cure?

    Hi all, I wonder if anyone has ever heard of the cancer cured from soursop fruit or it leaves? As my dad had cancer, few of our relative...

    Started by agt, 06-03-2010 02:38 AM
    • Replies: 6
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    10-06-2013 10:39 PM Go to last post
  21. Amanita Phalloides D2?

    Hello! My mother is fighting ovarian cancer and recently her doctor recommended she uses the remedy Amanita Phalloides at a D2 dilution. It seems...

    Started by AceGiv, 09-23-2013 05:24 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 614
    10-03-2013 01:31 AM Go to last post
  22. cancer and the god particle

    Hi, we just found out 2 month ago that my husband has prostate cancer and unfortunately it got discovered too late, the cancer already managed to...

    Started by CagedBird, 08-25-2013 06:52 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 1,263
    08-26-2013 09:46 AM Go to last post
  23. Deuterium Depleted Water and cancer????

    Hi Everyone! I just wonder has anybody ever heard about a new complementary/alternative treatment option for cancer, which is based on the...

    Started by mani71, 02-11-2013 08:05 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,720
    08-12-2013 08:03 AM Go to last post
  24. Smile The Power of Coconut Oil!

    Some of you may already know about the health benefits of coconut oil but for those who don't, it's incredible! My aunts response: "Amazing! Buy...

    Started by SFGiants13, 02-01-2012 08:42 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    08-04-2013 12:23 AM Go to last post
  25. Post Resveratrol substance from Grape seeds/skin know to help Cancer

    Hi , Im new to this forum, my relative recently diagnosed with cancer, through a friend we got this Resveratrol substance which was told helps...

    Started by prem_7172, 07-19-2013 03:32 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    07-27-2013 02:16 AM Go to last post
  26. First post - not sure if this is the right place - Poly MVA and Century Wellness?

    Hi everybody! I'm on here because my dad has/had colon cancer and prostate cancer. He's had surgery and chemotherapy to treat them both, but now...

    Started by Hegulator, 07-15-2013 05:39 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,099
    07-16-2013 09:19 PM Go to last post
  27. Breastmilk Cures Cancer???

    I've recently found a lot of articles online from people who swear that human breastmilk has either cured their cancer or has helped them through...

    Started by jijji1313, 02-26-2012 10:17 PM
    • Replies: 15
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    07-13-2013 06:17 AM Go to last post
  28. Something Smells Fishy about the latest study on Fish Oil and Prostate Cancer

    Here is a good response to the latest study that finds Omega-3 fatty acids to increase prostate cancer risk, when there are so many studies finding...

    Started by SurvivingProstateCancer48, 07-12-2013 07:31 PM
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  29. Mega doses of vitamin C revisited...

    I had a friend last year who passed away from tumors in her brain and a large tumor wrapped around an artery in her lung. Now I have another...

    Started by torontoalex, 01-30-2012 03:43 PM
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    07-12-2013 12:08 AM Go to last post
  30. Сancer therapy

    Many miracles tell about a cancer therapy, but I consider, at qualitative, and the main thing of well-timed operation and a chemotherapy it is...

    Started by PanBogdan, 07-04-2013 12:44 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    07-04-2013 01:17 PM Go to last post
  31. Milk Thistle

    Hello all, My sister has breast and secondary bone cancer (returned after 12 months) on diagnosis she was in a pretty poor state as the consultants...

    Started by Tinky, 09-11-2012 11:31 AM
    • Replies: 10
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    06-23-2013 11:31 PM Go to last post
  32. Some tips on how my mom OUTLIVED 4th stage prognosis

    My mom was given 6 weeks to live in October 2007. She had 4th stage lung cancer that metastised to her liver and kidney. She had so many cancer tumor...

    Started by Believer7777, 04-07-2009 03:39 AM
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    06-22-2013 07:08 PM Go to last post
  33. Has anyone heard and tried this? Seems very legit to me.

    a while ago i saw a ted talks were they talked about cancer and they cured a cancerous tumor on a horse with only a mixture of vegetables. I was...

    Started by PulseXQ, 01-28-2012 07:08 PM
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  34. Has anyone tried the Plant Programme diet?

    Hi all, I am new to this forum and have joined because someone close to me has had prostate cancer return with a poor prognosis. I have been...

    Started by Sandy_C, 04-14-2013 02:36 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 788
    06-15-2013 06:14 PM Go to last post
  35. Dandelion weeds and cancer therapy

    I have read sever articles on dandelions weeds and Colon cancer There is a small study being done in Windsor Canada And several stories of...

    Started by Deanna937, 06-15-2013 05:27 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 618
    06-15-2013 06:04 PM Go to last post
  36. Foods and supplements that interact with medications.

    -- Grapefruit juice: Some statin drugs to lower cholesterol, such as simvastatin (Zocor), atorvastatin (Lipitor), and pravastatin (Pravachol); some...

    Started by Didee, 01-21-2013 12:38 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    06-15-2013 05:45 PM Go to last post
  37. alternative treatments for Cholangiocarcinoma (bile duct cancer)

    Hi, My mother was diagnosed two months ago with cholangiocarcinoma (bile duct cancer) with several tumors in her left liver lobe. The doctors gave...

    Started by MAR, 01-07-2012 11:22 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 7,235
    06-15-2013 05:39 PM Go to last post
  38. any experiences with Cesium Chloride?

    My mum has stage 4 breast cancer. I have read a lot about the cesium chloride protocol, but I can't find full information about people who have...

    Started by formum, 01-06-2013 06:06 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,717
    05-14-2013 09:07 PM Go to last post
  39. Where to get intravenous vitamin C in the UK

    We've all read about the alleged curative properties of mega doses of intravenous sodium ascorbate/ascorbic acid in the regression of metastatic...

    Started by Loving husband, 02-28-2007 09:37 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 16,618
    04-24-2013 12:22 PM Go to last post
  40. Positive thinking

    How many times have you been told that positive thinking is the way to beat cancer? If there is one thing that really gets me angry it's that phrase...

    Started by ChemoMan, 02-25-2013 06:43 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,426
    03-28-2013 04:19 AM Go to last post
  41. Au Cancer Council's danger warning on complementary medicine therapies

    http://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/health-fitness/cancer-councils-danger-warning-on-complementary-medicine-therapies/story-fneuzlbd-1226591052296 ...

    Started by Didee, 03-10-2013 03:52 AM
    • Replies: 0
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    03-10-2013 03:52 AM Go to last post
  42. Cancer through Art...please help!

    Hi everyone, I study Art and University and would really appreciate your help for inspiration and to use in my Art. I need people to write letters...

    Started by RosieGoring, 02-23-2013 04:46 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 555
    02-23-2013 04:46 PM Go to last post
  43. Wink PH Levels affecting cancer? ARTICLE

    Hmm. If cancer can only develop in areas were their is low oxygen and high acidic levels then what if we stopped eating acidic foods. I wonder what...

    Started by Jeff15490, 10-17-2012 02:18 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,227
    02-22-2013 10:27 AM Go to last post
  44. do you know about mushroom Extract Maitake D-fraction?

    I was told by a friend to take Maitake D-fraction extract, which apparently fights against cancer cells and boost your immune system. I have been...

    Started by nicolegrandjean, 10-03-2008 06:59 PM
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  45. Smile Just a general question to everyone

    Has any one explored natural medicine to help kills off the cancer? Like cannibas oil or kangen water or Essic tea or many others just curious to...

    Started by Mommy misty, 02-16-2013 06:43 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 811
    02-16-2013 12:34 PM Go to last post
  46. B17 & Essiac tea query?

    Hi I am new to this forum. My husband had bladder cancer last year. When it was discovered it was already T3a. He had chemo in an attempt to shrink...

    Started by babilula, 06-03-2008 03:45 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 36
    • Views: 30,891
    02-01-2013 12:15 AM Go to last post
  47. radiowave therapy?

    Hello My sister has NSCLC with lymph involvement and it is now in her bones (thoracic, ileum and sacrum and rib). We are just here to totally...

    Started by carolskianne, 02-04-2009 06:30 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 6,009
    01-30-2013 07:44 PM Go to last post
  48. Hydrazine Sulfate

    Hi DocSeiwert (or anyone else who has an opinion on this subject), I am investigating a number of conventional treatments at the moment for my...

    Started by Jester, 11-10-2008 03:23 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 6,606
    01-23-2013 11:35 PM Go to last post
  49. Introducing Myself

    Hello Everyone! My name is Chris. I am a 41 y/o male. I have been very healthy all of my life. At 20 my appendix burst and I underwent...

    Started by ctb, 01-22-2007 12:54 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 8,343
    01-06-2013 04:10 AM Go to last post

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