The Two Best Brains You Have (after the one in your head)

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The nutritionist who saved my mother’s life from terminal cancer – Bernard Jensen – was fairly obsessed with bowels. He wrote a book called Tissue Cleansing through Bowel Management, which was a seminal book on understanding the relationship between the bowel/the gut and health. He also developed the colema board, a kind of home colonic unit that Ruth Sackman, founder of the Foundation of the Advancement of Cancer Therapies, had all her cancer patients using. Read more…

Victor Vega

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One Guy Knows How to Improve (and maybe even cure) All Kinds of Diseases: (and for those of you who care about such things, he’s a Johns Hopkins traditionally trained oncologist). Although Victor is well-versed in successfully treating many difficult cases of cancer (his Testimonial page on his website indicates such), his most recent interest has been in treating severe neurological disturbances: autism, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, ALS, epilepsy and more. He uses a technique that has been used successfully in Europe and Russia for the management of degenerative neurological diseases but is little known in the U.S. Read more…

Cancer Stats, Cancer Screening, Cancer Chemo

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For many decades, it has been thought that the best way to protect oneself from getting cancer was early detection. Detection begins with screening. The most prevalent screenings are the mammogram for breast cancer, the Pap test for cervical and uterine cancers, and the P.S.A. for prostate cancer. Recent studies, however, have resulted in a dramatic shift of thinking that is leading even mainstream cancer researchers to question the accuracy and validity of these screening techniques. Read more…