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Some interesting vitamin C links

Posted by Jonathan Chamberlain on September 26, 2008


Cancer: Intravenous Vitamin C Effective Treatment
_http://www.newmedia explorer. org/sepp/ 2005/09/13/ cancer_intraveno us_vitamin_ c_
effective_treatment .htm_
(http://www.newmedia explorer. org/sepp/ 2005/09/13/ cancer_intraveno us_vitamin_ c_effective_ treatment. htm)

Studies during the 1970s first suggested administration of high doses of
ascorbate might provide a clinical benefit for treating cancer, but later
studies using the same high doses found no benefit.

However, researchers now say the original studies used intravenous and oral
ascorbate, while subsequent studies used only oral administration.
Recognizing those differences might account for the disparate clinical outcomes, Mark
Levine and colleagues at the National Institutes of Health reexamined
intravenous ascorbate therapy in cultured cancer cell lines.

The researchers found ascorbate killed cancer cells at concentrations that
would only be achievable through intravenous infusion. Normal cells were not
affected by ascorbate at any concentration.

Additionally, the scientists report ascorbate treatment led to the formation
of hydrogen peroxide, a chemical that can kill cells, suggesting a potential
mechanism for the therapy.

The research appears in this week’s online, early edition of the Proceedings
of the National Academy of Sciences
.

From: Phys.org Vitamin C: possible cancer-killing promise
_http://www.newmedia explorer. org/sepp/ 2005/09/13/ cancer_intraveno us_vitamin_ c_effective_ treatment
.htm_
(http://www.newmedia explorer. org/sepp/ 2005/09/13/ cancer_intraveno us_vitamin_ c_effective_ treatment. htm)

See also Web MD Study: Vitamin C May Fight Cancer
_http://www.webmd. com/cancer/ news/20050912/ study-vitamin- c-may-fight- cancer_
(http://www.webmd. com/cancer/ news/20050912/ study-vitamin- c-may-fight- cancer)

Jonathan Campbell _http://www.cqs. com/_ (http://www.cqs. com/) wrote,
providing further references.

This treatment has been used for several decades at Riordan’s clinic in
Wichita, KA, _http://www.brightsp ot.org_ (http://www.brightsp ot.org/) . Here are
the current links describing the therapies:

_http://www.cancerac tion.org. gg/inext. htm_
(http://www.cancerac tion.org. gg/inext. htm) description of the therapy

_http://www.cancerac tion.org. gg/recnac. htm_
(http://www.cancerac tion.org. gg/recnac. htm) actual treatment protocol: administration and preparation details

I recommend this intravenous therapy as an adjunct to the Rath oral cancer
therapy, which is described in general at
_http://www.stopping -cancer-naturall y.org_ (http://www.stopping -cancer-naturall y.org/) and explicitly in my
cancer manual, info at _http://www.cqs. com/cancertherap y.htm_
(http://www.cqs. com/cancertherap y.htm) and available at _http://www.cqs. com/manuals. htm_
(http://www.cqs. com/manuals. htm) .

End of Jonathan’s comment.

We should also make a distinction between ascorbic acid (generally called
vitamin C) and mineral ascorbates, that is vitamin C bound to a mineral such as
calcium, sodium, potassium, magnesium. This latter one is the form utilized
by the human body. Since intravenous vitamin C is always in ascorbate form,
perhaps that could explain why a difference in efficacy is observed between
oral and the intravenous vitamin C.

According to Hickey, vitamin C has an extremely short half life in the body
-around 30 minutes – so a constant supply, either by intravenous drip or by
multiple doses during the whole day, is important to obtain the full
beneficial effect.

See also:

Observations On the Dose and Administration of Ascorbic Acid When Employed
Beyond the Range Of A Vitamin In Human Pathology by Frederick R. Klenner
_http://www.orthomed .com/klenner. htm_ (http://www.orthomed .com/klenner. htm)

The Stonewalling of Vitamin C by Chris Gupta
_http://www.newmedia explorer. org/chris/ 2005/09/14/ the_stonewalling _of_vitamin_
c.htm_
(http://www.newmedia explorer. org/chris/ 2005/09/14/ the_stonewalling _of_vitamin_ c.htm)

Intravenous Vitamin C Kills Cancer Cells
_http://www.prisonpl anet.com/ articles/ september2005/ 140905killscells .htm_
(http://www.prisonpl anet.com/ articles/ september2005/ 140905killscells .htm)

High Dose Intravenous Vitamin C Fights Cancer
_http://www.vitalraa det.dk/index. php?id=71& backPID=71& tt_news=220_
(http://www.vitalraa det.dk/index. php?id=71& backPID=71& tt_news=220)
_http://www.vitalraa det.dk/305+ M53578ceea93. 0.html_
(http://www.vitalraa det.dk/305+ M53578ceea93. 0.html)

Intravenously administered vitamin C as cancer therapy: three cases
_http://www.cmaj. ca/cgi/content/ full/174/ 7/937_
(http://www.cmaj. ca/cgi/content/ full/174/ 7/937) (http://www.vitalraa det.dk/305+ M53578ceea93. 0.html)
The March 28, 2006 issue of the Canadian Medical Journal, reports three
cases of individuals with terminal cancer who experienced unexpectedly long
survival times following the administration of high dose intravenous vitamin C.

Vitamin C: Cancer cure?
_http://www.philly. com/mld/inquirer /living/health/ 14842932. htm_
(http://www.philly. com/mld/inquirer /living/health/ 14842932. htm)
Is mainstream medical science ignoring an inexpensive, painless, readily
available cure for cancer? Mark Levine mulls this loaded question. The
government nutrition researcher has published new evidence that suggests vitamin C can
work like chemotherapy – only better. But so far, he hasn’t been able to
interest cancer experts in conducting the kind of conclusive studies that, one
way or the other, would advance treatment.

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VITAMIN C AND CANCER: NEW DEVELOPMENTS
_http://www.newmedia explorer. org/chris/ 2004/07/20/ vitamin_c_ and_cancer_ new_dev
elopments.htm_
(http://www.newmedia explorer. org/chris/ 2004/07/20/ vitamin_c_ and_cancer_ new_developments .htm)
…”No non-toxic, readily available agent has ever been approved by the Food
and Drug Administration
for the treatment of cancer. Vitamin C at retail
sells for around five cents per gram. The cost of even 100 grams prepared for
intravenous use is still very inexpensive compared to patented chemotherapy. I
therefore don’t think you will find many drug companies lining up to test and
market such a readily available agent…. [read more] July 20, 2004 – Chris
Gupta

Vitamin C beats statins in cholesterol – heart disease
_http://www.newmedia explorer. org/sepp/ 2003/11/09/ vitamin_c_ beats_statins_ in_ch
olesterol_heart_ disease.htm_
(http://www.newmedia explorer. org/sepp/ 2003/11/09/ vitamin_c_ beats_statins_ in_cholesterol_ heart_disease. htm)
The solution to high cholesterol and therefore heart attacks – tell us Astra
Zeneca
and Pfizer, two of the heavyweights in pharmaceutical remedies – is
to take their drugs, Crestor and Liptor respectively. According to what Dr.
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Stop America’s # 1 Killer!…Heart Disease
_http://www.newmedia explorer. org/chris/ 2006/09/26/ stop_americas_ 1_killerheart_
disease.htm_
(http://www.newmedia explorer. org/chris/ 2006/09/26/ stop_americas_ 1_killerheart_ disease.htm)
Dr. Levy’s Book “Stop America’s # 1 Killer! Reversible Vitamin Deficiency
Found To Be Origin Of All Coronary Heart Disease” is the de facto support for
Drs. Irwin Stone/Linius Pauling vitamin C seminal work: regarding Vitamin C
deficiency in humans and its relation to disease. A most comprehensive look at
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itself, in sufficient quantities, and on its… [read more] September 26, 2006
– Chris Gupta

Researchers: Vitamin C Deficiency Widespread – Link to Heart Disease,
Infections, Cancer
_http://www.newmedia explorer. org/sepp/ 2004/07/09/ researchers_ vitamin_c_ deficie
ncy_widespread_ link_to_heart_ disease_infectio ns_cancer. htm_
(http://www.newmedia explorer. org/sepp/ 2004/07/09/ researchers_ vitamin_c_ deficiency_ widespread_ lin
k_to_heart_disease_ infections_ cancer.htm)
In their book “Ascorbate – The Science of Vitamin C”, Steve Hickey PhD and
Hilary Roberts PhD point out that deficiency of vitamin C is far more
widespread than is generally acknowledged by medical doctors and dieticians today.
The two scientists, specialized in medical biophysics and nutrition, have
challenged the scientific basis of the recommended daily amounts for this vitamin
with medical authorities including the NIH – the National Institutes.. . [read
more] July 09, 2004 – Sepp Hasslberger

Vitamins E, C effective in high doses – prevent Alzheimers
_http://www.newmedia explorer. org/sepp/ 2004/01/20/ vitamins_ e_c_effective_ in_hig
h_doses_prevent_ alzheimers. htm_
(http://www.newmedia explorer. org/sepp/ 2004/01/20/ vitamins_ e_c_effective_ in_high_doses_ prevent_alzheime rs.htm)
While our legislative authorities are at great pains to protect us from the
“potential” negative effects of supplementation of vital nutrients in high
doses, there is a chance that they may have it all wrong. The documented
negative effects are those of approved and properly prescribed pharmaceutical
drugs, which have become a major cause of death in western-medicine dominated
areas. Instead, more and more evidence is emerging for the absolutely.. . [read
more] January 20, 2004 – Sepp Hasslberger

Overcoming Aids, Infections, Heart Disease: Vitamin C Is Key
_http://www.newmedia explorer. org/sepp/ 2005/04/22/ overcoming_ aids_infections_ he
art_disease_ vitamin_c_ is_key.htm_
(http://www.newmedia explorer. org/sepp/ 2005/04/22/ overcoming_ aids_infections_ heart_disease_ vitamin_c_ is_key.htm)
Vitamin C may be a life-saver, wrote Jane Feinmann in a recent article in
The Independent, one of the major papers in the UK. According to the article,
in June 1949 when polio was at its peak. Dr Frederick Klenner, a clinical
researcher
from Reidsville, North Carolina, reported that a massive intravenous
dose of Vitamin C – up to 20,000mg daily for three days (today’s recommended
daily allowance is 60mg)… [read more] April 22, 2005 – Sepp Hasslberger

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