Tag Archive for cancer cure

How low can you go: Potentially dangerous cancer cures promoted in “secret” presentation

Black salve and Miracle Mineral Solution (MMS) are touted as fantastic cancer treatments “they” don’t want you to know about. Pushers of these items must avoid the law that prohibits them from saying these are “cures” but they can’t avoid the media. The Good Thinking Society in the UK went to a conference held on…

Faked cancer or misdiagnosed? Book and app sales are on the line. (UPDATE: LIAR)

Belle Gibson admits she lied about having cancer. She’s a very troubled person. It’s speculated she may suffer from a psychological disorder such as Munchausen syndrome where she fakes illness to get attention. Belle Gibson: ‘No, None of it is true’. “I think my life has just got so many complexities around it and within it,…

Staff of controversial Florida alt med spa sues claiming illegal and unethical practice

Trouble for the health spa that gained notoriety for treating First Nations (Canada) children for cancer is having some internal problems. Several former staff members of the Hippocrates Health Institute in West Palm Beach, Florida have complained of illegal and unethical practices. They were also fired. Florida spa that treated First Nations girls with cancer faces lawsuits from ex-staff.…

Spiritual healer will continue to make cancer treatment claims in Australia

The NT (Northern Territory, Australia) Health minister saw some brochures from this quack* and tried to take action. Unfortunately, there are no laws here that prevent him from practicing his mind-based “healing”. Faith healer Colin Thompson who made cancer claims vows to keep practising despite health findings. A man claiming to be a spiritual healer has said…

Panorama show to feature Burzynski cancer treatment story

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…

Herbal remedies do not cure cancer. Cancer quack sentenced. (Updated)

This type of story about empty promises to very vulnerable people can apply to many around the world. Too many continue to make money for their hyped and useless, possibly dangerous, “cures”. Doctor who promised cancer cure faces sentencing – Yahoo! News. At the age of three, Brianica Kirsch was diagnosed with brain cancer. Her…

Telegraph’s bizarre front page story on cancer treatment

Simon Singh tweeted this story by saying: “Great she is well, bad that patients will be misled: ‘organic diet helped me beat breast cancer’” Marchioness of Worcester: organic diet helped me beat breast cancer The Marchioness of Worcester has spoken for the first time about her successful battle against breast cancer, and has credited an…

Herbal cancer “cure” burns not only through the wallet but the skin as well

Herbal ‘cancer cure’ burns skin: TGA | Australian Doctor. Consumers have been warned again not to buy a corrosive paste being marketed as a cancer cure, which has badly burned at least four people. The Therapeutic Goods Administration has issued a safety alert about black salve, red salve and Cansema — sold through some Australian…

Dentist claims cancer cure. Court rules false advertising.

Court rules on ‘deceptive’ cancer cure claims – ABC Melbourne – Australian Broadcasting Corporation. A Victorian court has ruled a former Melbourne dentist who claims he is able to cure cancer using alternative therapies has been deceiving patients. Noel Campbell is the sole director of Operation Smile which runs the Hope Clinic offering alternative therapies…