Science that shouldn’t be called science!

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Recently a study appeared, which apparently showed, that cancer patients, who make use of alternative medicine, have a 2.5 fold increase in mortality, in comparison to those who are treated according to the standards of conventional medicine. This study was published in the renowned Journal of the National Cancer Institute in Oxford.

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Chemotherapy Today

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Modern chemotherapeutic compounds are distinguished by the fact that they bind to very specific molecules on or inside cells and thus block the function of these molecules. Of course, before using them in patients, it must first be checked, if these  molecules are present in the tumor cells of the patient in question. This concept is sold under the title “personalized cancer therapy” as a great hope of the future.

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No Remedy for Nerves

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After the conversation with my oncologists (described in my previous post), and after a bit of reflection, I declined a 5th chemo. Unfortunately, it is not possible to know immediately whether this was the right choice. So my nerves have been somewhat strained in these last weeks!

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