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Complaints against Burzynski Clinic now at 5 individuals

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The OTHER Burzynski Patient Group blog has discovered a new complaint against the cancer treatment clinic run by Stan Burzynski. 5th Member of Burzynski Staff Faces TMB Complaint On June 29th, 2015, the Texas Medical Board filed a complaint against the Burzynski Clinic’s physician assistant Anita Shrout. This brings the number of confirmed open Medical…

Texas Medical Board files detailed complaint against Burzynski

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The screws continue to be tightened on “Houston Cancer Quack” Stanislaw Burzynski. Burzynski’s clinic has been the focus of very many serious allegations of violations from the state, FDA, and from diligent skeptics who know snake oil when they see it. Burzynski advocates a treatment, antineoplastons, which has not been demonstrated to work even after the…

Skeptics give FDA a smack upside the head about Burzynski

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The Center for Inquiry has requested in a letter to the head of the Food and Drug Administration requesting a reversal on its decision to green-light clinical trials of Dr. Stanislaw Burzynski. Stop Burzynski’s Dangerous Cancer Treatments, Science Advocates tell FDA | Center for Inquiry. The letter can be read here [PDF]. It states: It is our understanding…

Burzynski to continue trials as FDA says ‘OK’

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Disappointing, short-sighted, rather stupid, and not consumer friendly. That’s how I would characterize this latest news that discredited, controversial, and quackerific Dr. Stan Burzynski is allowed to pursue trials. The only positive in this is HE WILL ACTUALLY DO TRIALS which is better than he’s done before. We’ll see. FDA gives controversial doc green light…

FDA: You need to stop enabling Burzynski

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Dear FDA: You need to get your butt in gear and protect people. Signed, Us. In a press release today, the same day a science-based blog announces another former Burzynski patient has died, the Center for Inquiry announces a jointly signed letter calling for the US FDA to do their job correctly. Coalition of Experts to…

FDA agrees to let patients get controversial drug

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FDA trips. They are allowing some cancer sufferers to have access to antineoplastons – an unproven drug promoted by Stanislaw Burzynski, as long as Burzynski isn’t doing the work. FDA agrees to let patients get controversial drug. The Food and Drug Administration has agreed to allow a handful of cancer patients to receive unapproved drugs…

Why do I keep wanting to spit whenever I have to say this Doctor’s name?

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Burzynski blinds people of reason, uses his patients in more ways than one. This is heartbreaking, not heartwarming. Grandfather goes to Washington to try and save ill Hudson granddaughter | New Hampshire NH People. Fed up with unreturned calls to the FDA, Frank LaFountain drove himself to Washington, D.C., on Tuesday in a last-ditch attempt…

It continues: Fundraiser for future Burzynski bill

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And Burzynski marches on… Nashua Uno Pizzeria fundraiser to aid Hudson girl with cancer – NashuaTelegraph.com. The manager of a Nashua pizza restaurant is the latest to join the groundswell of support for 12-year-old McKenzie Lowe, the Hudson girl battling an aggressive brain cancer called diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma. The newest fundraiser comes as the…

Burzynski gets FDA smackdown letters

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The parade of bad press and trouble for Stanislaw Burzynski is sweet music to proponents of science-based medicine as Dr. B gets his ass handed to him by the FDA. FDA issues warning to controversial Houston cancer doctor. The Food and Drug Administration has issued a strongly worded warning letter to a controversial Houston physician, Stanislaw Burzynski,…

Burzynski exposed in USA Today

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Front page exposure for Dr. B and it is NOT GOOD publicity. The damning facts continue to be paraded to the public. I truly hope this will permanently derail the travesties of the Burzynski clinic. Doctor accused of selling false hope to families. USA TODAY investigates Houston doctor Stanislaw Burzynski, who has been treating the…

Stan the Man is not a fan of the FDA inspection plan

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Skeptics for the Protection of Cancer Patients runs down what is contained in documents released by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding dubious cancer doctor Stan Burzynski. Hey, Stan, it’s NOT looking good for you and your clinic: Why don’t doctors tell you that Stanislaw Burzynski has a non-toxic cure for cancer? Because…

Panorama show to feature Burzynski cancer treatment story

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Whoa, boy, Stan. Look out. The British expose program Panorama takes a look into the Burzynski clinic selling an unproved cancer “cure”. Panorama | Cancer: Hope for Sale? – Panorama | Radio Times. Reporter Richard Bilton investigates a doctor’s controversial claims to have developed an alternative cancer treatment. Dr Stanislaw Burzynski’s methods have been dismissed…

Forbes contrasts Burzynski’s clinic with respected medical center

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Burzynski clinic has made it to Forbes magazine. It isn’t pretty for them. A Film Producer, A Cancer Doctor, And Their Critics – Forbes. I just returned from the Cleveland Clinic, one of the world’s most respected medical centers. By a quick check on PubMed, the (young) doctor I met there has about 60 publications…

When pigs fly: Pigasus awards bestowed on the deserved

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The honors were given yesterday, April Fools’ Day. JREF’s Pigasus Awards “Honors” Dubious Peddlers of “Woo”. Since 1997, the JREF’s annual Pigasus Awards have been bestowed on the most deserving charlatans, swindlers, psychics, pseudo-scientists, and faith healers—and on their credulous promoters, too. The awards are named for both the mythical flying horse Pegasus of Greek…

What exactly is Burzynski charging patients for?

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The doctor is still in. Controversial Cure: Doctor defends cancer treatment. After years of resistance, the FDA has finally approved clinical trials for Burzynski’s pill therapy, which is designed to replace the amino acids that he says are often missing in the blood cells of cancer patients. And parents like Glenn Hash say the treatment…

Dr. Burzynski’s very busy day

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Dr. Burzynski is very busy today…It’s his birthday too. BURZYNSKI CRITICS HAND CONTROVERSIAL DOCTOR A “BIRTHDAY PRESENT” Skeptical group says the 70-year old peddles unproven cancer treatments to desperate patients This morning, a group calling itself Skeptics for the Protection of Cancer Patients (SPCP) has delivered controversial cancer doctor Stanislaw Burzynski a birthday present: a…

Call to fund sound research for childhood cancer

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As we posted a week ago, a skeptical activism project is underway to raise money for legitimate children’s cancer research. How are things going? SPCP tells Doubtful News: The Skeptics for the Protection of Cancer Patients (SPCP) are delighted to announce the receipt of a $2,500 donation to their St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital fundraiser.…

Skeptical activism project gears up to collect for children’s hospital

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Skeptics for the Protection of Cancer Patients aims to make a big donation in the name of infamous cancer clinic doctor Stanislaw Burzynski. Happy Birthday, Dr. Burzynski! In honor of Dr. Stanislaw Burzynski’s 70th birthday on January 23rd, 2013, the Skeptics for the Protection of Cancer Patients are fundraising for St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Our…

Medical Board case against Burzynski dismissed

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Cancer clinic doctor Stanislaw Burzynski has had a case pending against him from the Texas Medical Board. Burzynski operates a cancer treatment clinic that has come under high scrutiny for its unproven methods, lack of published studies, high cost and ethical considerations. This is bad news. This was posted on Facebook: Dr. Stanislaw Burzynski’s Four…

Another black mark of shame for Burzynski

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Orac and Bob Blaskiewicz team up to expose another black mark on the Burzynski cancer clinic. These are hard stories to take because someone died trying. She believed this treatment would work. There is no excuse for those who led her to believe that. Stanislaw Burzynski fails to save another patient I’m sure you recall…