Chemo, radiation causing an explosion in secondary cancers

We all cried along with Good Morning America host Robin Roberts a few years ago when she made a heartbreaking announcement.

Cancer had returned for a rematch.

It had been just five years since Roberts had beaten breast cancer — and now a dangerous type of bone marrow cancer was threatening her life.

But it turns out it wasn’t just cancer trying to kill Roberts — it was the treatments that were supposed to make her well.

Roberts is part of a growing army of Americans developing “second cancers” in different parts of their bodies, thanks to chemotherapy and radiation.

It’s a heartbreaking problem that the mainstream has kept under wraps for years. And if you or someone you love has ever suffered through these treatments, you need to act now to keep cancer from coming back.

Coming around againWhen Roberts announced that her medical crisis had been caused by her previous breast cancer treatments, many viewers were shocked.

But doctors and researchers have known for decades that the toxic chemotherapy and radiation they dispense to “cure” one cancer are very likely going to bring on another.

In fact, as the mainstream started treating just about every cancer patient with chemo and radiation, the number of Americans getting second cancers started exploding. The rate has doubled since just the 1970s — and one-in-five cancer cases in America is now a second cancer.

The problem has gotten so serious that even the chief medical officer of the very mainstream American Cancer Society, Dr. Otis Brawley, has warned about the risks of chemotherapy and says that doctors need to be conservative in how they use it.

Right. Good luck with that.

You see, chemo is supposed to target the DNA of cancer cells — but it can damage the DNA in your healthy cells, too, and turn those cells cancerous. In fact, chemo has been linked to bone marrow cancers like the one Roberts developed and several types of leukemia.

And while chemo-induced cancers typically start appearing around five years after treatment (just as Roberts’ did), radiation-caused cancers can strike much sooner. In a major study on prostate cancer patients, Greek researchers found that those who were treated with radiation were much more likely to develop cancer in their bladders and colons.

And unlike prostate cancer, which tends to be slow-growing and often doesn’t need treatment at all, these radiation-caused cancers were “usually aggressive and sometimes lethal.”

Agreeing to chemo or radiation can be a deadly gamble. But lots of people keep rolling the dice because they’ve been told by the mainstream that there are simply no other effective treatments available.

And, of course, that’s a lie. Some of the most promising cures for cancer have been virtually ignored, blacklisted, or downright suppressed by the FDA and Big Pharma.

Case in point, intravenous vitamin C (IVC).

Linus Pauling, who won the Nobel Prize, spent his career researching IVC to treat dozens of diseases, including cancer. Pauling and other well-respected researchers shared reports of terminal cancer patients who added years to their lives on high-dose IVC — all without the nausea, hair loss, and cancer risk that come with chemo and radiation.

Many alternative doctors use IVC to treat cancer in their practices today. And thank goodness, we have other health pioneers, including Mark Levine, a National Institute of Health researcher who has been fighting his own government to raise awareness about IVC for treating cancer.

But doctors, hospitals, Big Pharma and medical device companies are making so much money off of chemo and radiation that they’re going to keep shoving them down our throats — even if they cause second cancers down the road.

If you’ve received chemo or radiation in the past, it’s critical that you support your immune system with supplements that can keep cancer from making a return. Flaxseed, lycopene, vitamin D and even fish oil have been proven to dramatically slash your cancer risk.

And if you or someone you love has been diagnosed with cancer, it’s absolutely vital that before you dive into any chemo or radiation treatments, you carefully weigh your options, get second opinions and discuss established alternative therapies.

Because where traditional cancer treatments are concerned, one cancer’s “cure” can often be another’s cause.

Sources:

“Second cancer cases in U.S. rise: What’s the risk of developing secondary cancers” Rina Marie Doctor, August 24, 2015, Tech Times, techtimes.com

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