"But nobody today can say that one does not know what cancer and its prime cause be. On the contrary, there is no disease whose prime cause is better known, so that today ignorance is no longer an excuse that one cannot do more about prevention. That prevention of cancer will come there is no doubt, for man wishes to survive. But how long prevention will be avoided depends on how long the prophets of agnosticism will succeed in inhibiting the application of scientific knowledge in the cancer field. In the meantime, millions of men must die of cancer unnecessarily." ~ Nobel Prize Winner Otto Warburg in a meeting of Nobel Laureates, June 30, 1966

Sunday, March 25, 2012

VITAMIN C and CANCER

"...it takes much more than logic and clear-cut demonstrations to overcome the inertia and dogma of established thought." — Irving Stone


Irving Stone was an early thinker and writer about vitamin C (its scientific name is ascorbic acid). He knew it would be an uphill battle to change the way the medical profession viewed vitamin C. While most doctors accept that scurvy is a vitamin C deficiency illness, few have made the rather humongous jump to seeing high dose intravenous vitamin C as a major player in the management of cancer. 

There is actually a wide spectrum of medical uses for vitamin C. Evidence exists documenting it as the best antiviral agent now available ... IF used at the proper dose. Vitamin C can neutralize and eliminate a wide range of toxins. Vitamin C will enhance host resistance, greatly augmenting the immune system's ability to neutralize bacterial and fungal infections. Now the National Institutes of Health has published evidence demonstrating vitamin C's anti-cancer properties. With so many medical benefits, why do so few doctors know of them? 

One explanation stems from ascorbic acid's designation as a "vitamin." Consider Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary's definition of vitamin: A general term for a number of unrelated organic substances that occur in many foods in small amounts that are necessary in trace amounts for the normal metabolic functioning of the body. As a vitamin, only a minuscule 60 mg of ascorbic acid is needed to prevent the emergence of scurvy symptoms. As a medical treatment for cancer and life-threatening infections and toxic exposures, tens of thousands of milligrams of ascorbic acid must be administered, often by the intravenous (IV) as well as the oral route. 

The Center's founder, Dr. Hugh Riordan, was a true scientist who believed in the power of scientific measurement over dogma. With the establishment of The Center in 1975, he routinely checked plasma vitamin C levels in chronically ill patients. He found these sick patients to be consistently low in their plasma C levels. Interestingly enough, the cancer patients he was seeing had VERY LOW vitamin C reserves. This matched scientific literature documenting low vitamin C levels in cancer patients. Cancer cells were actively taking up vitamin C in a way that depleted tissue reserves of C. 

PET scans are commonly ordered by oncologists to evaluate their cancer patients for metastases (cancer spread to other organs). What is actually injected into the patient at the start of the scan is radioactive glucose. Cancer cells are anaerobic obligates, which means they depend upon glucose as their primary source of metabolic fuel. Cancer cells employ transport mechanisms called glucose transporters to actively pull in glucose. 

In the vast majority of animals, vitamin C is synthesized from glucose in only four metabolic steps. Hence, the molecular shape of vitamin C is remarkably similar to glucose. (Figure 1) Cancer cells will actively transport vitamin C into themselves, possibly because they mistake it for glucose. Another plausible explanation is that they are using the vitamin C as an antioxidant. Regardless, the vitamin C accumulates in cancer cells.


Figure 1
If large amounts of vitamin C are presented to cancer cells, large amounts will be absorbed. In these unusually large concentrations, the antioxidant vitamin C will start behaving as a pro-oxidant as it interacts with intracellular copper and iron. This chemical interaction produces small amounts of hydrogen peroxide.

Because cancer cells are relatively low in an intracellular anti-oxidant enzyme called catalase, the high dose vitamin C induction of peroxide will continue to build up until it eventually lyses the cancer cell from the inside out! This effectively makes high dose IVC a non-toxic chemotherapeutic agent that can be given in conjunction with conventional cancer treatments. Based on the work of several vitamin C pioneers before him, Dr. Riordan was able to prove that vitamin C was selectively toxic to cancer cells if given intravenously. This research was recently reproduced and published by Dr. Mark Levine at the National Institutes of Health.

As feared by many oncologists, small doses may actually help the cancer cells because small amounts of vitamin C may help the cancer cells arm themselves against the free-radical induced damage caused by chemotherapy and radiation. Only markedly higher doses of vitamin C will selectively build up as peroxide in the cancer cells to the point of acting in a manner similar to chemotherapy. These tumor-toxic dosages can only be obtained by intravenous administration.

Over a span of 15 years of vitamin C research, Dr. Riordan's RECNAC (cancer spelled backwards) research team generated 20 published papers on vitamin C and cancer. RECNAC even inspired its second cancer research institute, known as RECNAC II, at the University of Puerto Rico. This group recently published an excellent paper in Integrative Cancer Therapies, titled "Orthomolecular Oncology Review: Ascorbic Acid and Cancer 25 Years Later." RECNAC data has shown that vitamin C is toxic to tumor cells without sacrificing the performance of chemotherapy.

Intravenous vitamin C also does more than just kill cancer cells. It boosts immunity. It can stimulate collagen formation to help the body wall off the tumor. It inhibits hyaluronidase, an enzyme that tumors use to metastasize and invade other organs throughout the body. It induces apoptosis to help program cancer cells into dying early. It corrects the almost universal scurvy in cancer patients. Cancer patients are tired, listless, bruise easily, and have a poor appetite. They don't sleep well and have a low threshold for pain. This adds up to a very classic picture of scurvy that generally goes unrecognized by their conventional physicians.

When Center cancer patients receive IVC, they report that their pain level goes down, and that they are better able to tolerate their chemotherapy. They bounce back quicker since the IVC reduces the toxicity of the chemotherapy and radiation without compromising their cancer cell killing effects. IVC is complementary to oncologic care. IVC is not "either/or" - it's a good "both/and" proposition. IVC can help cancer patients withstand the effects of their traditional therapies, heal faster, be more resilient to infection, develop a better appetite, and remain more active overall. These things promote a better response to their cancer therapy.

IVC has been used for three decades here at The Center. There have been no serious complications, but there are a couple of potential complications that need to be screened for. Because vitamin C enhances iron absorption, iron overload must be ruled out. The high sodium load of IVC can create a fluid overload in a patient with congestive heart failure, renal insufficiency or failure. We also check our patients for G6PD deficiency (an enzyme used to maintain stability of the red blood cell membranes). Although many physicians worry that large doses of vitamin C may cause kidney stones, we have rarely seen the phenomenon, and several huge clinical trials in the medical literature refute this misconception.

To summarize, most organisms make their own vitamin C. When they are under stress, either by illness or injury, Mother Nature has provided them with a means to facilitate healing: they synthesize more ascorbic acid. As a result, they are in less pain, they remain active, they can sleep, and they have a better appetite: all functions which promote healing.
Dr. Riordan once said that here at The Center, we don't treat cancer... we treat people who happen to have cancer. IVC is a tool that allows our Center physicians to harness a healing mechanism that our human ancestors lost long ago: the ability to dramatically increase tissue levels of vitamin C. Research shows that the astonishingly high levels achievable only by IVC not only help fight the risk of infection and the pain of metastases, they actually aid in the defeat of the cancer cells themselves, through a very elegant mechanism that does no harm to healthy cells. It's a discovery that the medical world is only beginning to discover.

Source: http://scientifichealthjournal.blogspot.com/2012/03/intravenous-vitamin-c-and-cancer.html

Friday, March 23, 2012

How Do I Take The Formulas


What I Have Learned.



"Happy Cells Make Healthy Bodies" ~ Vickie Barker
 

As Advanced Scientific Health (ASH) Researchers we have no need to diagnose, prescribe or recommend treatment for any so-called dis-ease. We've learned that if we but give back to our body that which it was intended to have, in the correct form, the proper ratio, and with ample supply, it can and does heal itself. We've learned how and what to give back to the body through researching science at the cellular level. The ASH Education Program provides you and yours a free course of study in Orthomolecular nutrition [ortho=correct, right]. We feel it is our responsibility to share this knowledge with others.    ~ Vickie Barker - ASH Researcher since 1999


“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”
~ Martin Luther King Jr.
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I am here to share with you what I’ve learned and how I utilize these simple basic and effective formulas to meet my body's cellular needs. 

And I found out something else.  I learned that ALL human bodies seem to operate for the most part, basically on the same principles, especially, when we look at that human body at the cellular level. 
  
So to save time and confusion, let's start at that level.

If you’ve done your homework and have had time to receive your first shipment of formulas, you should be looking at several  bottles, at least one bottle of the MoRE , one of the Master Formula II,  one RAANOW and of course a bottle of CEO. This is an average order of a month’s supply for one person of about 150 lbs for maintenance.   And If your body is in need of repair, which most are, then of course you will learn to adjust accordingly on your next orders. 

I know you’re anxious to get started so I’ll move on to some quick tips that may help you develop your plan of action.
One of the first questions I hear is “how many doses a day should I take?”
Well, my answer to that one is; the cells really don’t understand “doses”. So for the sake of the cell, lets get this out of the way first. 
Dose or doses seem to be words that relate to something that is to be prescribed due to certain chemical reactions that may occur when toxic elements are ingested, injected, inhaled or even absorbed.  Now that is my definition of dose or doses and when I did look it up on the free dictionary online I found their definitions to be very similar.

dose  (ds)
n.
1.
a. A specified quantity of a therapeutic agent, such as a drug or medicine, prescribed to be taken at one time or at stated intervals.
b. The amount of radiation administered as therapy to a given site.
2. An ingredient added, especially to wine, to impart flavor or strength.
3. An amount, especially of something unpleasant, to which one is subjected: a dose of hard luck.
4. Slang A venereal infection.
tr.v. dosed, dos·ing, dos·es
1. To give (someone) a dose, as of medicine.
2. To give or prescribe (medicine) in specified amounts.

The ingredients in the formulas are not chemicals, drugs or medicine.  The ingredients in the ASH formulas are actually what the body was intended to receive naturally from our food, air, water and sun or to be made naturally by the body as is the case of the ascorbates.  So as an ASH researcher studying in the field of orthomolecular science I find that “doses” are not only “not needed”, but are actually not tolerated well by the cells at all. 

The next common question we hear is “How do I mix the formulas?”. 
Well, you’ve noticed by now that the ASH formulas are in a powder form, and for good reason.  The best way to ingest anything is in its most liquid form.  Even chewing food should be done to masticate the food into the tiniest particles for best utilization and it causes the least stress on the body.  Mixing the powder into a liquid is very easy to do.
The best liquid that we’ve been given and all should have access to is of course “water”.  Hopefully you do have access to good safe water that doesn’t  contain, chlorine, fluoride or other toxic chemicals and heavy metals.  [Good water is getting harder to find for many people, so do some homework.]

Each element in the ASH Formulas serve the cells up a nutritious meal that addresses specific functioning ability within the cells. Special attention has been paid in the formulation to have these elements in the correct form and in a proper ratio.  ASH formulas were developed for cellular use and not developed with our taste buds in mind, although they really don’t taste that bad.

As you read the labels on the bottles of the formulas you will note the Suggested Serving Size for each protocol.  These are a suggested serving size according to the research we have on the amount for an average person of 150 lbs on a self developed “maintenance program”. 
  • The MoRE has a suggested maintenance serving of at least 1 tablespoon per day. 
  • The Master Formula II has a maintenance serving of one teaspoon per day. 
  • RAA-NOW has a suggested serving of one teaspoon per day.
I've learned that EVERY body, at about 150 lbs of body weight, should be providing at least the amount of ascorbate in 1 tablespoon of the MoRE per day just for maintenance.  Of course the amount you choose to take will be dependent on the level or degree of degeneration in your body.  How much rebuilding is needed?  In my case I knew when I first started that I had major degeneration of my collagen matrix and my body was loaded with toxins so I certainly needed more than just a maintenance amount.

With the MoRE formula now enhanced with the digestive enzymes we realize how important it is to take the MoRE with our meals which helps preserve our depleted supply of our bodies' own enzymes. Of course the dry formula can be sprinkled directly on food, but we must remember that heat kills the enzyme properties so it should only be sprinkled on cold or warm food.

Master Formula II also ionizes (dissolves) very well in water.  Doesn’t really matter how much water.  When I am in a hurry, I just toss a tsp in about a ¼ cup of water, stir it up and drink it down.  I have learned that a great way for me to take my Master Formula II is in my vegetable juice with my CEO's.  And although I generally count that as one of my meals, it seems to work for me. 
The RAANOW is also easily mixed in water.  The amount of water depends on how diluted and how big a drink you are in want of.  From the studies it is not recommended that l-arginine be taken with sugar so that sort of leaves out many of the fruit juices.  Usually I just mix it in water and drink it.

Many of the researchers mix their MoRE and RAANOW in green tea. (Not at the same time of course and that will be explained in more detail below)  That is a smart choice as well.

 Another familiar question is “When is the best time to take the formulas?”

Through our research we’ve found a couple of things about some of the ingredients in the Formulas that suggest to us the best time to take them.

So, Let’s look at these 3 bottled protocols, the MoRE, the Master Formula II and the RAANOW.  (Now You may also have cesium carbonate in your shipment, especially if you are researching and applying that knowledge for a cancer management situation and I will address that in a moment, but for now, set the cesium aside)

Let’s take some time and get a bit more familiar with these 3 simple formulas.  Remember, these protocols work together synergistically in addressing the 3 basics, which are of course, the collagen matrix, the ph balance and the hormonal balance. 

The MoRE formula, as you can see, is built around the primary ingredient, ascorbate.  After all, we already know that our body can’t produce ascorbate nor does it obtain sufficient amounts from our food, to rebuild, regenerate and remove toxins from the body.  Ascorbates are water soluble which means they do not accumulate or store up in the body.  When the human body actually produced ascorbate it did it throughout the day, as needed.  And if the body became compromised as in a fight or flight situation, injury or stress, it would produce more, just as all the other animals on the planet do, except for of course the fruit bat, guinea pig and some primates.

So it seems only logical that if at all possible we should consume the MoRE formula all throughout the day. The cells in the body rebuild on a constant basis, why not give it what it needs to do the best job possible. With the digestive enzymes included in the MoRE formula the body now has the means to digest protein, carbohydrates and fat without further depleting the body's own store of enzymes. This makes the MoRE formula a great drink just prior to or during a meal.

Now, lets move on to the Master Formula II.  The biggest bottle in your package.  The Master Formula II addresses the pH balance among a great many other things. When a body becomes more alkaline, there is more available oxygen. Each element in the 3 formulas are in the proper ratio and the proper form for optimum cellular assimilation and function.  The calcium citrate in the Master Formula II is an organic calcium and we find it best assimilated by the body 20 minutes to an hour after a meal, although many of us take it with our meals. The main thing is to take it at some point during your waking hours. 

RAANOW, stands for Reverse Accelerated Aging NOW, and is the protocol that addresses the hormonal balance among other things.  We find that the l-arginine in the RAANOW works best when taken on an empty stomach.  Most men will take their RAANOW before going to bed as men produce their hormones in the first 90 minutes of sleep whereas women sometimes like to take ½ of their RAANOW in the morning on an empty stomach and ½ at night before bed because women produce hormones 24 hours a day. But, some men and women take the RAANOW in the morning on an empty stomach. There again, the important thing is to get the elements to the cells. 

We’ve also learned that l-arginine in the RAANOW can be neutralized by the powerful amino acid l-lysine that is found in the MoRE and in the No Fool I.  This doesn’t hurt you, but it will reduce the efficiency of the l-arginine so we don’t want to waste any possible benefit.  Because of this fact we have learned to not take the MoRE (or No Fool I) and the RAA-NOW in the same digestive session.  Most of us wait at least 1 to 2 hours in between ingesting those 2 formulas.

Another question that arises is “How do I know if I am getting enough?”

Well, with the ascorbates in the MoRE (and in the No Fool I) that is an easy question.  Like I mentioned the ascorbates are water soluble, they do not store up in the body, but when the body has reached the titration level, or saturation point, the body will eliminate the excess, and one will notice a bit of what most call diarrhea.  Not something to worry about, the body can clean out a lot of toxins that way, but it can be uncomfortable so as recommended by the great scientists, back off a bit.  I see it as a signal from the cells that we are providing a sufficient supply.  Backing off and then adjusting as you determine your comfortable level becomes very easy over time.

The Aminos found in the MoRE (and No Fool I) consist of L-Lysine and L-Proline.  These happen to be the amino acids that the Unified Theory is based on.  Good research on that one with Linus Pauling and Mathias Rath.  They’ve shown us that  If enough l-lysine can be built up in the body, to 1.1 lbs for an average person of 155 lbs, that person will never worry with ANY type virus taking up residence in their body.  Bird flu virus, herpes virus, SARS, HIV and the many other viruses that seem to warrant a wide spread fear among the medical mainstream are not really that scary at all when you understand that all viruses move through the body in the same way.  We’ve just learned how to prevent the viruses from latching on to our cells.

I have learned that the magnesium in the Master Formula II can have a laxative effect. I realized after I started taking it that I should have started with a smaller amount for the first day and then increased it over the next few days.  This is something I would suggest anyone do with anything.  When starting a new program of any kind, whether it be a physical workout, a diet, whatever, that it should be started in moderation.  Find the tolerance level for yourself first.  Let the body acclimate to the new conditions.

The RAANOW contains niacin.  Niacin will actually help the blood vessels to expand and sometimes we may feel a “flushing effect” shortly after we take the RAANOW.  This let’s us know that sufficient amounts of the protocol is making its way through the body.  Most of us find that after a short time on the formula that the maintenance serving is sufficient, but that again will be dependent on your particular situation.

We’ve learned that most bodies are already at some level or degree of degeneration and it can be most effective if the body has an additional supply of resources to the cells to not only deal with maintenance, but also get some of the repairs done at the same time.

To help you adjust your health plan to meet your body’s needs it is a good idea to spend some time at the Live Information Calls each Saturday at 10:00am Pacific Time by dialing 1-916-209-4534 pin 3214#

Remember, moderation is the key.  Start slow, the body has been without for a very long time, give it time to adjust to its new found abilities.  Let it work for you and learn to listen to it, it tells us things about ourselves each and every day. 

The question that comes to me that excites me probably more than any other is: How do I give the formulas to my children.  The reason that excites me is that I am relieved that you understand that those little children also have human bodies that are in need of most of the same things we need.  They just happen to be smaller people.

What my daughter and other parents do is calculate amounts of the suggested servings by weight of the child.  The only 2 formulas that they give to their children are the MoRE and the Master Formula II and of course the CEO's (which is not a formulation) .  As I mentioned before, the protocols are formulated based on a maintenance amount for an average weight of 150 lbs.  So that would mean a child weighing 75 lbs would only take ½ the serving size. A child at 37 lbs would only take ¼ of the serving size.

Children do not need the RAANOW.  RAANOW contains l-arginine which stimulates the production of natural growth hormone.  A young man will produce enough Natural Growth Hormone until they are about 23 years old.  A young woman will produce enough until they are about 21 years old.  So really the MoRE (or No Fool I), the Master Formula II and the CEO's are the only protocols that we share with our kids and grandkids.  Remember: kids are human too.

The ELE's have been a welcome addition to our ASH protocols. We want these capsules to dissolve after they pass from the stomach so we take one, two, or three capsules with a cool liquid, on an empty stomach, one, two, or three times a day.


Now, If you’ve ordered Cesium, lets spend a few minutes on what you might do with it.

I don't have cancer, but I’ve done a great deal of research on it. I feel priveliged to have had access to the work of scientists and doctors known around the world for their facts and findings concerning cancer and really all disease. These are Scientists that were actually awarded the Nobel Prize for their discovery and this discovery holds the key to turning the current health care crisis around.

I’ve learned that Cesium is the fastest substance known to man that will raise the body's pH. Cesium is a naturally occurring element, a salt. I’ve used Cesium myself to raise my pH although it was not needed for any cancer management. I used Cesium Chloride in the beginning, but studies have shown that Cesium Carbonate is a bit easier on the tummy and has a little higher pH, so we have Cesium Carbonate available now.


ASH Researchers have access to Cesium Carbonate that is shipped in a little plastic bag (usually hard to find in the shipment when it comes, so look hard). There is 30 grams in a bag.


Much of the research we found; discoveries and reports from the Nobelists; statements from the doctors that have joined us on the ASH conference calls; and a document from the Mayo Clinic, gives me a good idea of how I would proceed with a cancer crisis management protocol.


I'd take my Cesium ( the little 30 gram bag ) and pour it into 30 ounces of water. (of course it is always best to use glass "not plastic") This makes for easy measuring.  Stir it up so that it is completely dissolved. Now, one ounce will equal one gram.  Depending on how aggressive I want to be, and because I have researched cases where cancer patients were taking anywhere from 3 to 9 grams of Cesium per day with meals,  I may decide to start with 3 grams per day just to see how my body will tolerate it.  Taking one ounce 3 times a day with meals, this would mean that the 30 ounces I mixed up will last me only 10 days (because I will be taking one ounce 3 times a day for 10 days). I also figure I'd have to order at least 3 of the Cesium to have a month supply on hand.

I now know that it is VERY important to give the body extra potassium if I were taking Cesium for any cancer management. My research tells me that a ratio of 3 to 2 is important. A little calculation tells me that if I am going to take 3 grams of Cesium then I should provide 2 grams of potassium to my cells. (Here is where it would be great to have a natural doctor working with me for monitoring purposes. If I did not have a good doctor to work with me in my area, I would search for one at:  TheMostImportantWebsite.com  There are links on there that can help us locate naturopaths in most areas. I would also read the labels of the ASH Formulas to find how much is already provided in the ASH protocols.)


NOTE: Our researchers have found that Cream of Tarter, that can be easily purchased at most grocery stores is in fact "potassium tartrate".  They find that by mixing a 1/4 tsp in a bit of water provides a great source for additional potassium if needed.  (I have also found that my body tells me when my potassium is low by giving me little tics, cramps or charlie horses in my muscles.  I learned to listen to the body to tell me what it needs.)  The only way to know for sure what the potassium level is will be to work with your health care provider for tests on the blood.

Through my research I understand what to expect if I am using Cesium for cancer purposes. I know that my lips will tingle shortly after taking the cesium, but it only lasts for a few minutes. It is actually telling me that I'm taking enough to reach all throughout my body. I could possibly feel a bit flu-ish, with maybe even some diarrhea, as the toxins and dead cancer cells are filtered through my liver and out of my body. (I know the MoRE and/or the No Fool I is rebuilding my collagen matrix, of which the liver is part of, and it is also helping flush my system out)

We now know the cause of cancer, it is a lack of oxygen at the cellular level.  The 2 points to remember about cancer is:

1. Oxygen kills cancer cells.
2. Sugar feeds cancer cells.


Many times, what happens when a person is focused on bringing up the bodies' pH to provide more available oxygen is that, they forget about sugar feeding cancer cells. Not everyone realizes that the cells look at the carbohydrates in things like fruit, bread, grains and cereals as sugar, but they do. I would stop ALL sugar. I mean, sugar, breads, grains, potatoes, ANYTHING the body treats like sugar. Cancer cells feed on the fermentation of these things. (Why feed it?) Even bananas, which are rich in potassium seem to be a good choice, but when we look at the natural sugar content, it really wouldn’t make much sense to eat bananas while at the same time trying to kill cancer cells.  But if you are a banana eater just realize, it is only a short time before the cancer cells are dead and gone, then you’ll be able to treat yourself to that banana.

Johanna Budwig, nominated  6 or 7 times for the Nobel Prize for her cottage cheese and flax seed oil protocol, helped over 40,000 people get rid of their cancer cells. She recommended of course Otto Warburg's Cesium protocol but also added eating a good quality cottage cheese with good cold pressed Flax seed oil every day.

The change in this protocol that is now necessary is due to the fact that so much of the adulterated fats are being consumed in place of the natural oils. Hydrogenated oils were not a concern for Johanna's protocol because people were still eating good whole food and had access to the UN-adulterated oils. THINGS HAVE CHANGED especially here in America!

Although I don’t have cancer, I intend to consume at least one tablespoon of the Correct Essential Oils (CEO's) everyday.  The CEO's contain Omega 3 and Omega 6 Essential Fatty Acids in the proper ratio AND proper form and allow the cells to be like oxygen sponges......

I usually put my tablespoon of the oil into a vegetable juice but sometimes I also pour it on my salad with a little sea salt for flavor.

There is also a food list on acid/alkaline foods at www.TheMostImportantWebsite.com
 that you may find helpful.

As I monitor my pH throughout the month and as it reaches 8.0, I will know that the cancer cells are dying within hours. Then of course I will be expecting the black tar like stools which is merely the dead cancer cells leaving my body forever, because I am not going to let my pH fall below 7.35 again. My health care provider of course, will be the one that can tell me when the cancer cells are gone.

NOTE:  It has been brought to my attention that those folks that may have cavities in their teeth will do best in reading and monitoring the pH of the urine instead of the saliva. Cavities will generally cause a more acidic saliva reading.

Please utilize your AID resources.  Spend some time at your ASH Research Website, click, watch and listen to the videos. Join us on the Live ASH calls each Saturday at 10:00am Pacific Time by dialing 1-916-209-4534 pin 3214#  

Remember the 3 basics and the 3 formulas that address those 3 basics.

Remember how important oxygen is to the human body?
 
  • The ascorbates in the MoRE and/or No Fool I are the oxygen transport system.
  • The Master Formula II raises the pH and provides the body with more available oxygen.
  • The RAANOW contains niacin which helps expand the blood vessels carrying that oxygen.
  • The EFA’s (CEO)are the transfer system, transferring the oxygen in to the cells.


    Keep those little mitachondria happy.  Remember, happy cells make healthy bodies.

    AND we at Advanced Scientific Health are happy too.  We’re happy and relieved that you and your family are here with us.  Research, learn, apply the knowledge, experience the evidence and be ready to share with others.   Have a great day and may God Bless you and yours.


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  • Thursday, March 22, 2012

    Get Smart About Cancer



    A FEW FACTS

    * Since the 1930's in the U.S. alone, over 350 treatments for cancer which are gentle and non-toxic have healed cancer patients. Some treatments have healed hundreds. Many have healed thousands. I know many of the people who have been healed by them. Why won't you hear about these from your cancer doctor? Because they are all natural substances. Therefore, they cannot be patented and offer no profit to the pharmaceutical companies. This simple fact drives all conventional cancer treatments.

    * Since 1971, when President Nixon declared "War on Cancer," cancer deaths per 100,000 population have risen steadily. If you were the General in charge of this "war," you almost certainly would have scrapped your strategy for something different by now. Instead we, the taxpayers, keep funding the National Cancer Institute (NCI). This year their budget request is for $6.2 billion (with a "b") of your tax money. This agency was established in 1937. Not once in their 72-year history have they honestly tested even one of the 350 "alternative" substances mentioned above.

    * 55% of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) executives are employed by a pharmaceutical company when they leave the FDA. Several ex-Congressmen are among the 1,214 full-time lobbyists for "Big Pharma" in Washington. The pharmaceutical companies are the largest contributors to political campaigns.

    * The average cancer patient generates $1,300,000 of revenue for the cancer treatment "system" before they die. This is invisible to most cancer patients because much of it is covered by private insurance or Medicare/Medicaid. Over 1.2 million Americans are diagnosed with cancer each year. Over 570,000 Americans die of their cancer every year -- 1,500 every day. Cancer treatment is REALLY big business.

    * According to Forbes magazine, AstraZeneca made $630 million in 2001 on one breast cancer drug. Thay call it Nolvadex (commonly known as Tamoxifen). Why has the name been changed? Because the original patent for this drug was issued in 1972. It has been extended, as is typical for expensive prescription drugs, by manipulation of the filler and packaging and other trivial changes made by AstraZeneca to extend the life of the patent and avoid cheaper generic forms of this drug.

    * Have you ever wondered why a drug company would spend $200-500 million testing a new drug? Tamoxifen aka Nolvadex alone has made AstraZeneca and its predecessor companies over $23 billion in the last 39 years. Forbes estimated that AstraZeneca would make $2.6 billion in 2002 on cancer drugs alone.

    * Because of politics, our government's Medicare system encourages the fraud and abuse that is rampant among oncologists. For example, the chemotherapy drug Etoposide is sold wholesale to oncologists for them to administer it to cancer patients in their office. The cost to the oncologist is $7.50 for a 100mg dose. The allowable Medicare reimbursement, however, is $129.24 for that same 100mg dose. The consumer (you and I) pay a co-payment of $25.87 for this dose -- almost three and a half times the doctor's cost! Medicare pays the rest from our tax dollars.

    * According to the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), the average oncologist makes $253,000 a year. Of this, 75% is profit on chemotherapy drugs administered in his or her office. All of these drugs, like Tamoxifen and Etoposide, treat the symptoms of cancer, not its causes, and make the patient's condition worse.

    * A recent survey of the 64 oncologists on the staff at McGill Cancer Therapy Center in Montreal found that 58 of them (91%) said they would not take chemotherapy or allow their family members to take it for cancer treatment. Why not? Too toxic and not effective. Today, 75% of cancer patients are administered chemotherapy. Go figure!

    * Very few oncologists advise their patients that there are dozens of substances available which are inexpensive and effectively offset the side effects of chemotherapy and radiation. Why? They just don't know about them. They're too busy to study what my readers and I study -- or too close-minded -- or both.

    * The long-term survival rate of cancer patients with metastasized cancer treated with chemotherapy is 3%. Most of the "alternative" substances I discuss have long-term survival rates of 50-70% when used alone (few of them are used alone). Combinations of different and compatible "alternative" substances boost survival rates to 90% or more.

    * A recent survey by Life Extension Foundation found that 80% of cancer patients take some "alternative" substances for their cancer. Half of them do not tell their cancer doctor what they are taking. Obviously, this is a sad testimony to the "ignorance and arrogance" of the cancer treatment "system."

    Enough? Do you see why you must be aware of the cancer treatment environment before you "submit" to treatment? Our medical system has been completely corrupted by drug company money. You and I are not going to be able to change this in our lifetimes. What we can do, and what I'm dedicated to helping you do, is survive chronic, degenerative diseases like cancer by being aware of this and taking charge of our own health care.

    Source:  Bill Henderson - Cancer Free  
    http://scientifichealthjournal.blogspot.com/2012/03/get-smart-about-cancer.html

    Thursday, March 15, 2012

    9th Annual International IPT/IPTLD Conference

    The demand for integrative oncology is on the upswing as both patients and doctors grow impatient with the failed war on cancer. Best Answer for Cancer Foundation's 2011 conference this past May had quadruple the attendance of the previous year, and 17 new doctors were trained in the protocols of insulin potentiation therapy (IPT). The group is an international leader in the move away from a one-size-fits-all kind of treatment to an integrated, patient-centered approach.

    "Cancer is a multibillion dollar market and growing fast," says Tomas Hode, PhD, who is working on an autologous vaccine. "Companies make a lot of money on something that doesn't work that well. Metastases are the major cause of death in cancer. Yet from 1972 to 2004, only 0.5% of the NCI-sponsored studies focused primarily on metastasis."

    Metastases (the spread of cancer from one spot to another) are a manifestation of treatment failure. The survival rate today for a metastatic cancer is about what it was in the 1970s.

    Integrative oncology does not mean standard doses of chemo and radiation plus a sprinkling of vitamins and an acupuncture treatment. "Cancer is an entire system fallen ill," says Dr. William Njuguna of Kenya. "That is why chemical attacks like chemotherapy cannot heal it. Therapy needs to reverse the body milieu."
    The Fragile Milieu
    The cancer establishment tells us to fight cancer. We march out the familiar three-pronged attack of surgery, chemo, and radiation – weapons of mass destruction to be hurled at an already debilitated immune system. The majority of the drugs are not taken up by the cancer cells; the massive dosage wreaks havoc on healthy cells and blood components. Good cells die along with the bad. We know that surgeries can cause metastases down the road, once chemo and radiation have killed the P53 tumor-suppressor gene. Indeed, cancer usually returns between 6 and 11 years, which is why the statistics measure 5-year survival rates.

    When the initial treatment produces clear cancer markers, the patient is sent home and told to hope for the best. The cancer is declared "gone," yet a very fragile immune system is left to fend for itself. Too often the body flounders and the cancer returns – harder to kill than before, and easier to metastasize.

    It is becoming clear that we've been losing "the war on cancer" in great part because the current paradigm is too focused on bombarding cancer cells rather than healing a depleted body. Doctors of every stripe can agree that cancer is a failure of the immune system.
    Tumors are wounds that do not heal.
    Every cancer medication should improve wound healing.
    —Rudolph Virchow, 1865
    Cancer is a wily beast. It mutates so much, it is tough to keep pace with it. "That is why we really need to stimulate the immune system," said Martha M. Grout, MD, MD(H), of Arizona. "The immune system kills many cancerous cells every day. A tumor is partly 'me,' but not completely 'me,' so you need to include the body's own immune system in the treatment. It is the only thing in our body that recognizes what is 'me' and what is not."

    Conference participants were universally of the opinion that if you kill off every single tumor cell but you don't have a support system for the immune system, then the cancer is very likely coming back. The immune system must be nourished, made stronger than when the cancer took hold. As Hode puts it, "The immune system is potentially the best guard against metastases." Yet conventional therapy dispenses precious little information about the toxic world that assaults our immune system daily, information especially important for cancer patients.
    Our Toxic World
    At least two recent reports have concluded that cancer is, in large part, an environmental disease.1,2 The most recent, the 2010 President's Cancer Panel, said that it was "particularly concerned to find that the true burden of environmentally induced cancer has been grossly underestimated," and that "grievous harm from carcinogens" has not been addressed adequately by the National Cancer Program." Among the pollutants the panel identified as causing cancer:
    • medical imagingradiation exposure
    • pharmaceuticals
    • pesticides
    • the military's 900 Superfund sites
    • chlorine byproductsin public water supplies
    • manufacturing
    • lifestyle – modern conveniences such as dry-cleaning fluid, cell phones, and tanning booths
    Gus Kotsanis and Doris Rapp"For the first time in 100 years, newborns have a shorter life expectancy than their parents," Doris J. Rapp, MD, points out. "Pesticides may be the worst thing in our environment. The government admits that 30 to 90% of fungicides, herbicides and pesticides cause cancer. We eat approximately 25 pesticides a day. And with genetically engineered crops, we are using more than ever – and it's still not working well. Forty years ago, insect crop damage was about 7% of the harvest; now it is about 13%. No wonder cancer is still a leading killer. How sick and malnourished do people have to get before those in power do something?"

    Dan Clark, MD, of Florida agrees with putting pesticides on the top of the list. "Alzheimer's and cancer are both mitochondrial diseases. The thing that does the most the damage to the mitochondria (where cells convert fuel to energy) is pesticides." And California's Juergen Winkler, MD, concurs: "Pesticides and heavy metals – we find them in all our cancer patients."

    We have more than 80,000 chemicals in our environment, but only about 15% have been tested for safety. Chemicals damage the body's systems, including the immune system. Over time, the damage can alter people's DNA and destiny such that they become a cancer statistic.3,4 This is the argument for making prevention an integral part of any cancer strategy. Integrative oncologists take that to heart. Most say they don't consider the job done when the cancer cells are killed; they pay attention to the inner terrain during treatment and, most importantly in terms of preventing cancer's return, they teach their patients how to boost the inner terrain long after treatment is over.

    The list of such efforts often includes teaching patients how to make permanent changes in diet; teaching how to make ongoing use of chelation, colonics and other de­toxifying tools; getting the hormones balanced; getting heavy metals and root canals out of the mouth; switching out common household and beauty care products for nontoxic brands; and coming to grips with whatever emotional baggage may be contributing to a depressed immune system.

    "Cancer does not appear out of no­where; there is more to this than cells that suddenly go abnormal," says Pieter DeWet, MD, of Texas and founder of the Center for Nutrition Preventative Medicine at the University of Texas Health Center. "To treat the symptoms is like shoot­ing the messenger. The current paradigm does not trust the body's ability to heal itself. It is conceivable that cancer is a biological solution to internal imbalances created by unresolved inner conflicts in conjunction with other factors such as lifestyle, diet, environmental toxins, and infectious agents."
    Targeted Delivery of Chemo
    What if we trusted the body's own hormone, insulin, to allow us to target the chemotherapy drugs directly to the cancer cells, largely bypassing the healthy cells? This approach, IPT, was first used for cancer in 1946; the patient in that case lived disease-free for another 30 years. IPT has been a successful cancer treatment used around the world ever since. Studies at George Washington University, the National Cancer Institute, and M. D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute demonstrated that insulin potentiates (makes more effective) chemotherapy drugs.

    IPT stands on the shoulders of Nobel Prize-winning achievements. In 1921, insulin was discovered. About a decade later, Otto Warburg taught us that cancer cells differ from other cells in that their main fuel is glucose (sugar). This is a vulnerability that can be used to our advantage in therapy. When you administer insulin to drop a patient's blood sugar level, cancer cells become ravenous for any sugar (fuel) that they can find left in the bloodstream. At the therapeutic moment – that is usually when the blood sugar level dips into the 40s – the cancer cells are screaming for sugar. Now administer the chemo drugs, and the cancer cells take in the drugs in their effort to get at the sugar. Think of it as the Trojan horse concept. It doesn't take long for the drugs to find their way into the cells; a few minutes later the patient's blood sugar level can be brought back up to normal.

    A 1981 George Washington University study found that using insulin increased the killing effect of one of the key chemo drugs, methotrexate, by a factor of 10,000.5 There was a small study done in Uruguay with multi-drug-resistant metastatic breast cancer which found that the combination of methotrexate and insulin stabilized or shrank the tumor far better than methotrexate alone.6

    The use of insulin to target chemo works so well, patients need to receive only about 10% of the usual dose. Best Answer for Cancer Foundation wanted to underscore the ability to target the chemo and initiated the term IPTLD (insulin potentiation targeted low dose). The smaller dosage saves a lot of wear and tear on the immune system and vital organs. IPTLD patients typically do not have severe bouts of nausea, intestinal ulcers, or hair loss as commonly happens in conventional therapy. IPTLD patients feel better during treatment and report a better quality of life than their friends who undergo conventional treatment.

    Insulin brings other assets to the table as well.

    Richard Linchitz"In conventional treatment, only about 20% of the cells are being attacked at any one time," explained Dr. Richard Linchitz of New York. "Insulin, however, sends cells into a growth phase so it sensitizes the cancer to treatment – makes the drugs more likely to kill the cells because more are dividing. Insulin increases S-phase activity."

    A third way that insulin helps is with detoxification. Insulin increases cellular permeability, meaning that glucose goes in more easily, and the low-dose chemo goes in more easily. The door swings both ways – toxins and debris from dying tumor cells also pass out much more easily. Insulin facilitates the detoxification so necessary with cancer.
    Chemo Isn't the Only Game In Town
    Cancer cells tend to become drug resistant. It's helpful if the toolbox contains something other than just chemo. This is where vitamin C shines. It is commonly used by integrative oncologists as an adjunct cytotoxic agent to kill cancer cells.7 The National Institutes of Health (NIH) confirmed in 2005 that high doses of vitamin C given intravenously are able to kill a high proportion of cancer cells.8 The mechanism of cellular death is high levels of intracellular hydrogen peroxide which are produced in response to the vitamin C. High doses of intravenous vitamin C also help the immune system because they can ward off bacterial and fungal infections.

    PolyMVA is another popular adjunct agent with an enviable safety record. It is a bound lipoic acid palladium complex that is highly selective for malignant tissue. Board-certified oncologist Dr. James Forsythe conducted clinical trials with Poly­MVA and terminally ill (stage IV) cancer patients. He reported that the overall survival rate was 71% in the PolyMVA group; less than 10% of those patients would have been expected to survive two years if they had continued to receive conventional therapy alone. His work was compelling enough to persuade the FDA in 2008 to approve the first cancer-related Investigational New Drug study utilizing a dietary supplement. 

    Whereas conventional therapy frowns on the use of antioxidants because they can neutralize chemo drugs, integrative oncologists use a number of antioxidants. Conventional therapy sees the need for the chemo agents to hang around for days to catch as many cells dividing as possible; IPTLD's targeted delivery system negates the need for that because insulin already encouraged cell division when the drugs were administered. It's better for the immune system to get the chemo out quickly.

    "If you have maximum oxygen utilization, you don't get cancer, period," Frank Shallenberger, MD, HMD, of Nevada explained at the conference. "I have never tested one cancer patient who had normal oxygen utilization; we can quantitatively measure that. When you put ozone into a bag of blood, the ozone disappears in seconds. There is no ozone in the blood when it enters the patient because it has already formed into peroxides. So you are infusing peroxides (German literature calls them ozonides) that hang around for several weeks. And there are great byproducts to ozone therapy: it bumps up ATP (cellular energy) production as much as 40%, and is antibacterial/-fungal/-viral. One reason it works so well for my patients is because I am killing all kinds of bugs. Combining oxygen with antioxidants markedly increases the synthesis of TNF-alpha, which the body produces to interfere with growth of tumors."

    Integrative oncologists also often use proteolytic enzymes to dismantle biofilms that cancers can use to cloak themselves and evade detection from the immune system.

    "IPTLD is a very effective approach to killing cancer cells, but it is not a magic bullet," cautions Linchitz. "It is a logical approach and is best when combined with changes in nutrition (reduce sugar and high glycemic foods, choose organic to avoid increased need to detox), plus a biological dentistry assessment, supplements, lifestyle assessment, and the use of other therapies like ozone and hyperthermia."
    Emotional Baggage
    The role of chronic stress in degenerative disease is well documented. Viktor Frankl, a 20th-century Austrian neurologist and psychiatrist, demonstrated decades ago that those who survived the concentration camps in World War II were largely the people with a positive outlook. Research since then has gotten much more sophisticated.

    Brenda Stockdale, author of You Can Beat the Odds: Surprising Factors Behind Chronic Illness & Cancer, told the conference attendees that the mind–body link is basic biology. "People will say, 'Cancer runs in my family; I have bad genes.' But whether disease is expressed is not cut in stone. The coding on our DNA acts like an antenna scanning what it finds, and then coding the proteins. Your environment, diet – and your feelings, the way you respond to stress – can change how your body deals with weaknesses in your DNA."

    Patients literally can hear the doctor differently when the stress hormones are out of their system, Stockdale says. Also, people can learn how to stop the flood of stress hormones so that they are not fighting their own biochemistry.

    Most of the IPT conference participants listed emotional baggage as an issue to be dealt with. Many integrative oncologists notice that the connection between the type of cancer and emotions can be so specific that some will say, for example, that a breast cancer is about a "nest conflict," an emotional trauma related to a loved one living in the home. One prevailing theory is that cancers are triggered by a traumatic emotional conflict shock, usually within two years prior to the cancer's showing up. But not all patients are willing to dig deep into their psyches.

    "Cancer patients typically cannot talk about the traumatic event," explained DeWet. "They may not even remember the event; it has been downloaded to the subconscious. The most critical part of healing is becoming fully aware of our unresolved inner programming and triggering conflicts. Awareness is responsible for 50–60% of healing."

    The biology of belief – the stories that we tell ourselves about who we are and what our experiences are – are all-important immune system regulators.

    However, conventional medicine, with its Newtonian focus on finding one drug/one cure, has been slow to embrace the concept of emotional stress.
    Patients Demand Change
    "The NIH is focused toward one magic bullet, but we are not going to defeat cancer looking for the magic bullet," says Ann Fonfa of Florida, a cancer survivor of 19 years. "Most everybody now knows someone who has undergone conventional cancer treatment and they know how difficult it is. The majority of people who die of cancer die after taking mainstream cancer treatments. So many people get pushed into conventional treatment with the sales tactic of fear. That isn't right. You really do have time to educate yourself. What you don't have is the opportunity for buyer's remorse later when you learn more and know better."

    Fonfa and other patients fed up with conventional treatment are looking to push changes through the system from the bottom up. "Patient advocates should have a voice in how the trials are designed, conducted, and outcomes presented so they are meaningful to people with cancer," Fonfa says, and she often gets a seat at the table of various organizations. "Are the powers that be asking the right questions? There is so little research on metastatic disease and yet that is what most people die from. I don't feel the funds are being used in ways that that benefit patients. Researchers are not seeing nutrition, for example, as an integrated component of any study. Yet there are a few studies that have show a definite link. Just curcumin blocks nine cancer pathways all by itself."

    Annie BrandtAnnie Brandt is teaching patients how to take charge of their therapy. She used IPTLD and adjunct therapies when diagnosed with advanced stage metastatic breast cancer in 2001; eight months after utilizing IPTLD, she was cancer free and still is.

    "Our thoughts, feelings, and interpretations of life's events are as much a part of the cancer etiology as are our genetics, our circulating tumor cells, and our white blood cell count," Brandt says. "When conventional medicine's standard of care includes treating the whole being, I believe we will see a dramatic turnaround in cancer survival rates, particularly for later stage cancers."

    Brandt says that until then, those who want to be survivors need to create a personalized "healing platform." Think of it as a toolbox for life that patients can assemble, including:
    • practices that change our susceptibility to cancer (e.g., serious diet changes, physical exercise, coffee enemas, digging into our emotional baggage and getting in touch with the spiritual side);
    • products that lessen the chemicals in our bodies and in our environments (e.g., nontoxic household supplies, air purifiers, water filters, supplements for detox and nourishment, reducing exposure to electromagnetic fields);
    • procedures and medical therapies that work together to heal holistically (e.g., IPTLD, vitamin C, PolyMVA, hyperbaric oxygen, ozone, the use of photon and electron generators).
    "To understand that cancers are usually many years in the making is to understand how to begin to take control and change your life," Brandt says. "Most doctors don't have time to educate us about these things, so we must take the initiative."
    Doctors Are Changing
    Guy DaSilva, MD, of Florida is trained in internal medicine, pathology, hematology, hematopathology, and molecular oncology. He was a long-time board-certified oncologist who, by his own admission, "spent many years as a staunch protector of academic and conventional medicine" and "made buckets of money" practicing conventional cancer treatment. He was one of the 2011 Best Answer for Cancer Foundation trainees. Why did he want to learn IPTLD? "I have too much compassion not to."

    Dr. "Billy" Njuguna practiced conventional oncology for four years before seeking his certification in IPTLD. "The pharmaceutical industry is making decisions of how things should be done, but they are far removed from patients and do not see the individual needs," he says. "I would estimate that 80% of the patients treated with standard oncology were not responding, they did not have much life expectancy, and we saw a lot of metastases. Then I attended a conference and a German doctor presented a protocol where he used amino acids and trace elements, lysine, 1000 mg vitamin C, and extract of green tea. I went for training at the Cochrane Institute. I had a very open mind by the time I heard about IPTLD and got my certification in 2008. I could not go back to standard oncology."

    Gus Kotsanis, MD, of Texas and Sean Devlin, DO, MD(H), of Nevada cleared their calendars and made time to provide the first 12 hours of training at the conference. The IPTLD program is a minimum of 40 hours, ending in a full credentialing process. It is open to MDs and DOs in good standing, and NDs in good standing who practice with an oncologist.
    Shifting the Paradigm
    No one appears to contest the efficacy of this treatment; patients much prefer it. The problem is that the powers that be have nothing to gain. "If this is so great, why hasn't this been studied more?" proposed Linchitz. "Drug companies fund the vast majority of cancer studies and it doesn't make sense to fund a study that would promote the use of only 10% of your product."

    Isaac Newton (1624–1727) defined physics as a system for measuring gross quantities and forces on a physical plane. Some would say that Newton contributed more to the development of science than any other individual in history. But Newton's physics also produced answers that were often too rigid. He did not embrace the concept of a soul, for example, because it cannot be straightforwardly measured or dissected.

    Today's language of discovery and the scientific definition of reality have expanded dramatically. However, in many ways, the field of medicine has yet to come out of the Newtonian era.

    "If you are a scientist trained in the Newtonian paradigm, you're not seeing the complicated picture that is cancer," Grout explains. "The Newtonian way says there is one cause for one effect, and it gets very complicated to look at multiple causes, and then it gets too expensive or complicated to research multiple approaches to healing. Cancer is complicated – it is a multifactorial disease. The simplistic one-size-fits-all approach is obsolete."
    Mary Budinger is an Emmy Award-winning journalist who specializes in marketing services for complementary and alternative medicine. She may be contacted at 602-494-1999.
    Notes
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    2. President's Cancer Panel. Reducing Environmental Cancer Risk – What We Can Do Now. 2008–2009 Annual Report. April 2010.
    3. Colborn T, Dumanoski D, Myers JP. Our Stolen Future. Dutton; 1996
    4. Greater Boston Physicians for Social Responsibility. In Harm's Way. 2002.
    5 .Alabaster A, Vonderhaar B, Shafie S. Metabolic modification by insulin enhances methotrexate cytotoxicity in MCF-7 human breast cancer cells. Eur J Cancer Clin Oncol. 17:1223–1228.
    6. Lasalvia-Prisco E, Cucchi S, et al. Insulin-induced enhancement of antitumoral response to methotrexate in breast cancer patients. Cancer Chemother Pharmacol. 2004;53(3):220–224.
    7. Padayatty SJ, Riordan HD, et al. Intravenously administered vitamin C as cancer therapy: three cases. CMAJ. 2006 March 28;174(7):937–942.
    8. Chen Q, Espey MG, et al. Pharmacologic ascorbic acid concentrations selectively kill cancer cells: Action as a pro-drug to deliver hydrogen peroxide to tissues. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2005 Sep 20;102(38):13604–13609. Epub 2005 Sep 12.