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There was a group of people in the 1960s – the forerunners to the Cancer Control Society – who were like-minded in their pursuit of alternative cancer treatments. Their goal was to share the virtues and prowess of natural treatment and prevention. Yes, even 50 years ago people were skeptical of chemo, radiation, and surgery […]

David Rockefeller, the last surviving grandson of John D. Rockefeller and a man who wielded vast influence around the world, died on Monday in Pocantico Hills, New York. He was 101. From The New York Times: The youngest of six siblings, David Rockefeller was born in Manhattan on June 12, 1915. His father, John D. […]

Top Five Facts about Gerson Therapy Gerson Therapy is suggested to be a metabolic therapy, using a special diet, plus supplements and a coffee enema, to fight cancer. The Gerson diet is naturally high in vitamins, minerals, enzymes, micro-nutrients, and extremely low in sodium, fats, and proteins. The Gerson diet is more than just what […]

Chances are you have never heard of Coley’s Toxins. However, scientists are reviving William Coley’s methods to try different types of bacteria to encourage the immune system to fight tumors. In 1891, Coley injected streptococcal organisms into a patient with inoperable cancer. Coley, a bone sarcoma surgeon, thought that the infection he produced would have […]

Finding your passion is a seminal moment in life. Webster Kehr found his passion in the early 2000s — and parlayed it into the Internet’s leading website for natural cancer treatments and prevention. “More than a decade ago I was working for the U.S. Army, in Fort Leavenworth. I was assigned to go to Germany […]

Five Things to Know About the Flexner Report 1. Abraham Flexner was not a doctor, but a school teacher and educational theorist from Louisville, Kentucky. In 1910 he published the Medical Education in the United States and Canada, known as the Flexner Report, which elevated the importance of German educational methods in the teaching of […]

Monsanto originated in St. Louis in 1901, with John F. Queeny producing an artificial sweetener, saccharin. From 1903 to 1905, Monsanto’s entire saccharin output was shipped to Atlanta (saccharin was one of the secret ingredients in original Coca-Cola). Named after Queeny’s wife, Olga Mendez Monsanto, the company eventually expanded to other products such as caffeine and aspirin, as […]