Cancer detection and treatment is a trillion dollar a year industry and it’s easy to see why.
For example, when a woman reaches 40 years old, BAM! It’s time for mammograms to detect breast cancer.
Plus you can look forward to colonoscopies peeking around for colon cancer once you turn 50.
And if someone is diagnosed with cancer the order of business typically includes a combination of chemotherapy, surgery, and radiation.
Although this is what has been shoved down our throats as the standard protocol for decades, is this really the best approach?
Here are some reasons you should question the typical cancer screenings and treatment and additional options you may wish to explore.
Mammograms (aka scam-o-grams)
Mammograms are so questionable that many are now calling them scam-o-grams and for good reason. Studies repeatedly show that mammograms have no impact on mortality rates!
In addition, false negatives are a concern, especially for women with dense breasts.
There is also the risk of false positives, which can cause extreme mental anguish and unnecessary treatment.
And most alarmingly, the ionizing radiation from mammograms CAUSES cancer. Women carrying the BRCA1/2 gene mutation are especially vulnerable to radiation-induced cancer.
Yet all 40+ women should blindly flock to a cancer-causing test to see if they have cancer. I wish I could make this stuff up.
A safe, very effective alternative is breast thermography. Thermography tracks physiological changes that could indicate the beginning stages of cancer formation by measuring the infrared heat emitted by your body and translating that information into thermal images.
Thermography can detect signs of physiological changes due to inflammation and/or increased tumor- related blood flow up to 8-10 years before mammography or a physical exam can detect a mass!
Colonoscopies—a real pain in the a@#
The go-to test to rule out colon cancer is colonoscopy, but that doesn’t come without its share of risks.
These can include perforation of the colon (especially for people with diverticulitis), gut bacteria imbalances due to the power hose action of the laxatives you take beforehand, complications from the anesthesia and, just like mammograms, false positives apply here too.
What many people don’t realize is that, while colonoscopy may be indicated in certain cases, fecal occult blood testing (FOBT) and flexible sigmoidoscopy can also detect colon cancer, and are much less invasive and potentially harmful.
The triple whammy—chemotherapy, surgery, and radiation
This approach is designed to shrink a tumor, cut it out and then blast surrounding tissues just in case any tumor mass was “missed.”
Well, here’s what you might not have heard.
Chemotherapy drugs are derived from poisonous mustard gas chemicals that were used in WW1 and WW11 to kill people. It may make tumors recede (or shrink) but that doesn’t mean you’re out of the woods because if you haven’t changed the cancer-causing habits or factors in your life (more on that below) it can come back.
Chemotherapy annihilates your friendly gut flora, which houses 70 percent of your immune system, and thus your chances of successfully fighting cancer are significantly diminished. Plus many chemotherapy patients are given antibiotics as a preventive measure which further obliterates your microbiome.
As far as surgery goes, tumor removal is tricky, and many times cancer cells can escape and run free to…you guessed it…make another tumor.
Plus radiation causes cancer, so we have a cancer-causing treatment treating cancer!
Other options to consider
Here are some alternative cancer treatments that have been shown to be very safe and effective:
Vitamin C chelation therapy: This is done via IV and introduces therapeutic amounts of vitamin C into the body.
Ketogenic diet: A ketogenic diet calls for eliminating all carbohydrates except non-starchy vegetables, plus eating plenty of high-quality proteins and fats. Since cancer cells need glucose (sugar) to thrive, lowering the glucose level in your blood though carb restriction can literally starve the cancer cells.
Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment: By breathing pure oxygen in a pressurized room, your lungs can gather up to three times more oxygen than normal. Your blood then carries this pure oxygen throughout your body to stimulate the release of growth factors and stem cells and promote healing.
Prevention is where it’s at!
The best way to fight cancer is to eliminate the factors in your life and your habits that make it easy for cancer to thrive!
Here are the biggest bangs for your buck:
- Cut out refined carbs, sugars, and soda. Sugar feeds cancer, so this is number one in terms of importance. On the flip side, eat lots of fresh vegetables which are loaded with cancer-fighting phytonutrients and antioxidants.
- Beef up your friendly flora with a multi-strain probiotic formula like Super Shield. The health of your gut flora largely determines your immune function, and your immune system fights cancer!
- Get enough vitamin D. Vitamin D is another immune–supportive superstar. Plus vitamin D counteracts inflammation which also contributes to the growth of cancer cells. Since food sources are limited and many people don’t get enough sun exposure, supplementation with a top-notch product like Optimum DK Formula with FruiteX-B is the best way to ensure you have proper levels of this crucial nutrient.
- Choose organic meat, eggs, and dairy whenever possible. Conventionally produced meat, dairy, and eggs are from animals that are injected with hormones and antibiotics, which in turn make their way into your body.
- Reduce stress. Stress causes elevated blood glucose levels, and glucose feeds cancer. Plus stress causes harmful changes to your friendly gut microbes which can weaken your immune system function.
- Avoid margarine, artificial sweeteners, low-fat, fat-free and sugar-free foods like the plague. These are nothing but lab creations which are anything but healthy and have been shown in several studies to be downright harmful. They make you toxic and cancer thrives in a toxic environment.
To your health,
- The information in our articles are NOT intended to replace a one-on-one relationship with a qualified health care professional and are not intended as medical advice.