Tag Archive for antineoplastons

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…

The complex, convoluted tale of Dr. B. on Panorama, by R. Blaskiewicz

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As regular readers know, we have been following and even directly involved in the critique of cancer doctor Stanislaw Burzynski. This weekend, the UK show Panorama is airing a report on Dr. B. Robert Blaskiewicz has been dogging the doc for a very long time, picking at the rottenness behind his hype. I am pleased…

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…

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…

Seeking experimental treatments: There is a difference between conventional trials and unconventional clinics

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An unusually balanced piece about cancer treatment options that makes a whole lot of sense even if it paints Burzynski’s treatment a bit too rosy. It’s more about seeking out those genuine trials that may be appropriate, why people will go far and why they are willing to try. Faced with a terminal diagnosis, North…

Burzynski gets warning from FDA: Stop promoting your treatment as “safe” and “effective”

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The U.S. FDA has sent a letter to the Burzynski Research Institute to cease claiming that their brain tumor treatment, antineoplastons, are safe and/or effective for the purposed for which they are being investigated. In other words, Burzynski’s claims on websites and promotional materials that this treatment WORKS is a violation because supposed to be…

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…