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Alternatives in Cancer Therapy

Alternatives in Cancer Therapy

The Complete Guide to Alternative Treatments

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Alternatives in Cancer Therapy offers help for all patients coping with cancer. The therapies discussed in this book are primarily non-toxic, have few, if any, side effects, and tend to strengthen the immune system. They can be used as supplemental regimens that help maximize the effectiveness of traditional therapies such as surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy. Patients have a right to know all of their treatment options, and Dr. Ross Pelton presents dozens of choices, including:
* Shark Cartilage
* Gerson Therapy
* Mistletoe
* Isoprinosine
* Laetrile
* Selenium
* Beta-Carotene
* Hydrogen Peroxide
* Vitamins C and E
* The Hoxsey Treatment

Non-traditional therapies can enhance the quality of life, and improve overall health while treating the disease. Alternatives in Cancer Therapy provides information on the research, efficacy, potential side effects, and availability of each treatment.
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  • Touchstone | 
  • 304 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780671796235 | 
  • March 1994
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Chapter 1

The Cancer Revolution

On Wednesday, December 26, 1990, the United Press International news wire carried the following headline:

CANCER NOW LEADING KILLER OF MIDDLE-AGED

The article reported that for people aged thirty-five to sixty-four cancer had overtaken heart disease as the leading cause of death. (2)

Cancer kills more women in the United States than any other illness, and it is estimated that by the year 2000 cancer will be the leading cause of death among all Americans. (7) The aging of the American population cannot be used as an excuse to explain the steady increase in cancer... see more

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