Placebo Effect

In research currently undertaken, they triple blind if possible – what we believe gets in the way . .. so there is a patient, a therapist and the data collector. All who will have beliefs/energy on the outcome – and maybe can alter this . . “The physician’s belief in the treatment and the patient’s …

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Moving on from ‘What is Cancer’ – ‘Hopeless’ Cases From Clinic

To date on this forum we have not defined ‘cancer’ – I tried to broaden CAM a bit by mentioning simply eating and its role. Dr Cilento speaks of physiological needs.  When they are not met, cancer forms. As the patient researching, I have had a very enlightening time seeing how much is available, just on line. Dr …

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Who is seen to be the ‘expert’? – New Role of a Doctor – the ‘patient’

The medically trained GP or medical oncologist – Is it possible to expect that any one person can possibly access and then retain all that is needed for all types of conditions? This is where the Internet has liberated the general population. Looking for age adjusted long term rates of survival may be problematic, but I suspect that …

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Characteristics of a Cancer Patient/Self Help

Dr Ruth Cilento, whose great book “Heal Cancer” is available from http://www.ruthcilento.com/heal_cancer.htm As is stated on her site ‘This is not alternative medicine, it is the basic physiological way to go.’ Dr Cilento in ‘Heal Cancer’ (sorry my library is all packed up, having been earthquaked, so I have no idea what page)  suggests these are the characteristics of …

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What is Cancer?

I have put myself in the position I would find myself as a nearly 60 yo woman in the First World, who discovers she has a fairly common cancer (non Hodgkins lymphoma).  In this last year, a dear friend has begun this very journey: a sister – hers with breast cancer; so this topic has been close to my …

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