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Vaccinations are a hoax it is claimed

Posted by Jonathan Chamberlain on January 8, 2013


Natural News does sometimes go into paranoia mode far too quickly – however this report is extremely interesting – and worrying;

http://www.naturalnews.com/038598_vaccines_medical_hoax_government_documents.html

 

 

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Cancer Politics and personal freedom to choose

Posted by Jonathan Chamberlain on October 7, 2012


The following article (for which I am grateful to Evangelina A. who posted it on my Facebook Cancer Recovery group) describes the latest shots in the war between the cancer industry and the health rights of you and me:

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/07/opinion/sunday/kristof-the-cancer-lobby.html?smid=fb-share&_r=0

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breast cancer statistics flawed

Posted by Jonathan Chamberlain on October 7, 2012


Peter P. posted this on my Facebook Cancer Recovery site:

Is the apparent improvement in “breast cancer” outcomes a result of massive overdiagnosis!
http://www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/mammograms-linked-epidemic-misdiagnosed-cancers

For a detailed discussion of statistics and cancer see The Cancer Survivor’s Biblewww.fightingcancer.com

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Fraudulent science scuppers Gonzalez comparison

Posted by Jonathan Chamberlain on October 5, 2012


John G wrote the following on my Cancer Recovery site:
This is a link to the NCI study report that was published without Nicholas Gonzalez knowledge or consent, while two investigations were underway which ultimately found 8 counts of failure by a Dr. Cabbott and his staff to follow the guidelines of the study, thereby making it not possible for the enzyme and nutrition side of the comparison against Gemzar chemo to have a chance at succeeding.

A very kind and helpful doctor of integrative medicine sent me this link to inform me that the FDA has declared Nicholas Gonzalez’s enzyme a drug so that noone other than gonzalez can administer them or sell them while representing that they may help someone with cancer. However if you buy them over the counter with no representation haven been made as to what they are good for, its not illegal to buy them. They can be bought on the internet. type in Allergy Research Group, Pancreas natural glandular pork, and a few retail sources will show up. There are 31 or so natural glandulars that were formulated by Nicholas Gonzalez that you can look over on the Allergy Research Group website. If you have a professional license acceptable to them you can order them direct whosale.
_(http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq/cam/gonzalez/healthprofessional/page1/AllPages) (see last paragraph) I

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Ben Goldacre turns on Big Pharma

Posted by Jonathan Chamberlain on September 26, 2012


“Because researchers are free to bury any result they please, patients are exposed to harm on a staggering scale throughout the whole of medicine.” – this is a quote from Ben Goldacre’s new book.

Ben Goldacre has often been seen as a key pro-everything-conventional front man but here he focuses his ire on the bad practices of the drug companies.

Goldacre believes in ‘science’ and is virulently hostile to anything that smacks of ‘non-proven’ or supported-only-by-anecdotal-evidence therapies. Unfortunately, the foundations of his position are seriously undermined by the practice of drug companies in suppressing and distorting ‘scientific’ evidence. So the issue of evidence is that you can’t trust it no matter where it is published. Which brings us back to personal experience. If it feels good do it, if it doesn’t don’t.

To read a longer extract of Goldacre’s book go here http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2012/sep/21/drugs-industry-scandal-ben-goldacre

This story is not new – I have reported on it – and other defects of cancer research as currently practiced in my book The Cancer Survivor’s Biblewww.fightingcancer.com

The issue of fraud is not an occasional defect – it is a significant one as reported in this article

http://www.naturalnews.com/037422_fraudulent_research_scientists_doctors.html

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Corrupt practi9ces at the FDA

Posted by Jonathan Chamberlain on August 13, 2012


Many people believe ‘science’ is the only true validator of any new drug. But what happens if that science is corrupt? Well, then – or so you would think – the watchdogs at the FDA would uncover the fraud and then punish the originator of that fraud. Or would they? Perhaps they would just wave the fraud through. That is the claim of a former FDA drugs analyst.

Ronald Kavanagh was a drug reviewer for the FDA in the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research from 1998 to 2008. In a recent interview he claims that the FDA bypassed or ignored safety issues on major drugs approved during his employment. In an interview  with Martha Rosenberg for the online news magazine Truth-Out he said:

There is … irrefutable evidence that managers at CDER have placed the nation at risk by corrupting the evaluation of drugs and by interfering with our ability to ensure the safety and efficacy of drugs. While I was at FDA, drug reviewers were clearly told not to question drug companies and that our job was to approve drugs. We were prevented, except in rare instances, from presenting findings at advisory committees.

In 2007, formal policies were instituted so that speaking in any way that could reflect poorly on the agency could result in termination. If we asked questions that could delay or prevent a drug’s approval – which of course was our job as drug reviewers – management would reprimand us, reassign us, hold secret meetings about us, and worse. Obviously in such an environment, people will self-censor.”

For the full story read:

http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2012/08/13/drug-safety-whistleblower.aspx?e_cid=20120813_DNL_artNew_1

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How dangerous are supplements?

Posted by Jonathan Chamberlain on July 24, 2012


Eight key points from the relative risks data

  1. On evaluation of the most widespread sources of preventable risk, smoking still appears the single riskiest activity for a UK citizen: by comparison, you’re 797,940 times more likely to die from smoking than from taking a food supplement!
  2. A person resident in the UK is an incredible 293,006 times more likely to die from preventable medical injuries than from taking a food supplement. For herbal medicines, it’s a still-enormous 36,625 times!
  3. A spell in a UK hospital poses a similar risk of death to active military service in Iraq or Afghanistan!
  4. The risk of death from pharmaceutical drugs in the UK is 62,000 times that of taking food supplements
  5. Pharmaceutical drugs pose nearly double the risk of death than motorcycle accidents on UK roads
  6. The UK bar chart reveals that herbal medicines and food supplements can both be regarded as ‘supersafe’, posing no significant risk of death. The risk of death is less than 1 in 10 million people exposed to food supplements!
  7. By contrast, preventable medical injuries in UK hospitals are in the ‘Dangerous’ category, with a risk of death greater than 1 in 1,000 – along with smoking and military service in Iraq and Afghanistan
  8. UK residents are about as likely to be hit by lightning or to be killed on the London Underground than to die from taking herbal remedies or dietary supplements

To read the whole article on the Association for Natural Health website go to http://bit.ly/MCd6y6

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Polio Vaccination caused cancer?

Posted by Jonathan Chamberlain on July 21, 2012


Cancer Info Update:

Sunday Telegraph 14th February 1999 page 7

Pre-1963 polio vaccines may be killing hundreds through cancer
by Robert Matthews Science Correspondent

The mass vaccination campaigns of the Fifties and Sixties may be
causing hundreds of deaths a year because of a cancer-causing vims
which contaminated the first polio vaccine, according to scientists.

Known as SV40, the vims came from dead monkeys whose kidney cells
were used to culture the first Salk vaccines. Doctors estimate that
the vims was injected into tens of millions during mass vaccination
campaigns before being detected and screened out in 19.63. Those born
between 1941 and 1961 are thought to be most at risk of having been
infected.

Now a new study of the effects of SV40 points to disturbing evidence
that the monkey virus causes a number of human cancers. It concludes
that there is “compelling” evidence linking SV40 to mesothelioma, a
once-rare type of lung cancer whose prevalence is rapidly increasing.

Dr Janet Butel of the Baylor College of Medicine, Texas, and the lead
author of the study, told The Sunday Telegraph: “I feel strongly that
research is warranted to deter} mine how common human infections by
SV40 may be, and what factors might predispose individuals to
SV40-reLated tumours.” Her study, published in the Journal of the
National Cancer Institute, also suggested that the monkey vims may be
passing from those given the contaminated vaccine to their children,
spreading the cancer risk still further.

Blood samples analysed by Dr Butel and her colleagues point to the
steady spread of the cancer-causing vims in the human population, with
10 per cent of those never exposed directly to the contaminated
vaccine testing positive for, SV40. Dr Butel said: “I believe SV40 is
present in the human population today and is being spread among
individuals by an unknown route.”

The Sunday Telegraph has learnt that scientists in Britain have
joined an international effort to confirm the findings. According to
Prof Gordon McVie, the director general of the Cancer Research
Campaign, researchers have so far uncovered evidence linking SV40 to a
number of cancers, including brain tumours and bone cancer.

“I’ve a feeling that the virus might be implicated in more, such as
non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and prostate cancer,” he said.

The study is also likely to prompt a radical rethink by doctors of
what happened 40 years ago, during the early days of polio
vaccination. Until now, SV40 was regarded as harmless, with no
evidence of longterm health effects emerging in follow-up studies of
those vaccinated.

Now it appears that these studies may not have been conducted over a
long enough period. New highly sensitive laboratory tests have
disclosed the presence of SV40 in many different types of human
tumour.

The most startling results centre on mesothelioma, until recently
linked primarily to exposure to asbestos. Studies have found that
around 70 per cent of mesothelioma cases test positive for the SV40
virus. Over the past 30 years, the number of mesothelioma cases has
risen 10-fold, to about 1,000 a year, and is predicted to reach 4,000
early next century. Until now, the increase was blamed on the asbestos
industry.

But the new findings are leading scientists to suspect that SV40 may
account for a substantial number of mesotheliomas. Dr Butel said: “The
consistent association of SV40 with that tumour is compelling.”

Some scientists remain sceptical of the link, however. Robin Weiss, a
professor of viral oncology at University College, London, said that
SV40 is widely used in laboratories and could easily contaminate
tumour samples, fooling the ultrasensitive tests used to detect the,
virus.

Prof Weiss said: “Many of the positive results are probably false
positives. We’ve looked at mesothelioma and did find it in some cases,
but then we got bogged down in whether they were due to contamination
or not.”

However, Dr Bharat Jasani, a leading expert on SV40 and mesotheliomas
at the University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff, said that new
reliability tests rule out contamination as a possible explanation.
“There is absolutely no question of laboratory contamination being to
blame,” he said. “That part of the story is now over. The time has
come where we have to take things more seriously.”

Dr Jasani said he had little doubt that the mass polio vaccination
campaigns were to blame for SV40 entering the human population. He
added, however, that this could bring new hope to hundreds of cancer
patients, as it suggested that many might be treated by a vaccine that
attacked SV40. He said: “We could think about saving more than 2,000
lives a year from mesothelioma – and that is good news.”

A spokesman for the Department of Health said last night that it was
aware that SV40 had contaminated early polio vaccines but insisted
that there is no evidence that the virus caused tumours. She said: “It
is also important to stress that the vaccine currently used is
rigorously checked for safety and efficacy and is free of SV40.”

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Big Pharma Corruption exposed

Posted by Jonathan Chamberlain on July 17, 2012


Natural News is a variable source of information – sometimes it seems to push the panic button too early. But most of the time it provides an extremely valuable service in keeping a hard eye on what is going on around us. Here is a link to an interview with someone who blew the whistle on SmithGlaxoKline – resulting in them being fined $3 billion – not peanuts.

Here’s the link: http://www.naturalnews.com/036499_Glaxo_whistleblower_bribery.html

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Mercola, FDA, Mammography and breast cancer

Posted by Jonathan Chamberlain on February 19, 2012


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Mercola, FDA, Mammography and breast cancer

Mercola’s newsletter is a variable source of information but worth it for the occasional cracker. Read this article on the FDA’s refusal to confront big business and ‘accepted procedures’

http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2012/02/14/fda-secretly-monitors-personal-email.aspx?e_cid=20120219_SNL_MV_1

Note: The Cancer Survivor’s Bible (2012) is now available – see www.fightingcancer.com

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