The pancreas is a large, pear-shaped organ that is part of the digestive tract. It sits high in the abdomen, behind the stomach, and joins to the common bile duct. The main function of the pancreas is to create digestive juices that help to digest food.
A secondary function of the pancreas is the secretion of hormones including insulin and glucagon, whose function is to control sugar levels in the blood.
When pancreatic cells change or begin to behave abnormally, tumors can begin to grow. Some tumors are non-cancerous, and some can become precancerous. In some cases, these precancerous cells can turn into pancreatic cancer.
The pancreatic duct is the most common place for pancreatic cancer to start, with 95 percent of pancreatic cancers starting here. This cancer is called ductal adenocarcinomas. The remainder of cases starts in the acinar cells that release digestive enzymes. This type of cancer is called exocrine pancreatic cancer.
Causes & Symptoms of Pancreatic Cancer
Scientists are unsure what the cause of pancreatic cancer is, though there are accepted risk factors.
Risk factors for pancreatic cancer include:using tobacco
- using tobacco
- chronic pancreatitis
- a diet high in fat and animal protein
- family history
- genetic conditions
Other possible risk factors include:
- h pylori infection
- Hepatitis B virus
- exposure to pesticides
The early stages of pancreatic cancer, most often, do not cause any symptoms. When the tumor grows large enough to invade surrounding tissue, symptoms can appear. Some of these symptoms can be caused by things other than pancreatic cancer, so it is important to visit your physician for a proper diagnosis.
Recognizing the symptoms of pancreatic cancer can help with early diagnosis.
Symptoms of pancreatic cancer include:
- abdomen pain
- back pain
- dark urine
- greasy, light-colored stool
- weight loss
- poor appetite / nausea
- bloating / gas
Other symptoms include:
- edema in legs
- diabetes / high blood sugar
Who Gets Pancreatic Cancer
Men are slightly more at risk of developing pancreatic cancer than women. African American people have a slightly higher risk than caucasian people. A higher risk is also associated with people with a family history of pancreatic cancer. Pancreatic cancer usually presents after 50 years of age.
Prognosis if You Have Pancreatic Cancer
Unfortunately, over 50% of pancreatic cancer cases are found in the late stages. Further, pancreatic cancer is known to return even after being completely removed with surgery, and it also has a low response rate to most conventional cancer treatments.
5-year survival rates for pancreatic cancer:
- Stage I / II — 27 percent
- Stage III / IV — 2 percent
Conventional medicine’s main types of treatment for Pancreatic Cancer include:
- Radiation therapy
- Palliative therapy
Protocols: How to Treat Pancreatic Cancer
The Cellect Budwig protocol and the High RF Frequency Protocol are both recommended treatments for pancreatic cancer. However, being a good detox protocol actually places a burden on the liver (which cannot be avoided if you want to detox the liver), thus it is critical to use a Liver Flush to help flush the toxins from the liver.
- Primary: Cellect Budwig Protocol
- Required Secondary: High RF Frequency Protocol
- Also Consider: Liver and Kidney Flush, Beta Glucan, Dirt Cheap Protocol
Pancreatic Cancer and Gallbladder Cancer
Pancreatic cancer and gallbladder cancer are two of the most dangerous types of cancer. One problem is that they can spread very quickly and get out of control very quickly. Another problem with pancreatic cancer is that it is usually diagnosed in the late stages. Thus, it is critical to get started on a treatment as soon as possible and to attack this type of cancer with a vengeance.
No matter what “stage” your medical doctor rates you as; in terms of alternative medicine you are a “Stage IV' cancer patient with either of these types of cancer. This means that you need at least one of the most potent alternative cancer treatments. But there is another key issue.
Because the common bile duct attaches to the head of the pancreas, if you have tumors on the head of the pancreas, the bile duct may get blocked or clogged because of your cancer. Gallbladder cancer can also cause the bile duct to be blocked. If you have jaundice (i.e. your skin turns yellow), it may be because of a tumor at the head of your pancreas that has blocked the bile duct. Or there may be some other kind of obstruction of the bile duct. If this is the case, work with your oncologist or surgeon to deal with the flow of bile. They may remove a tumor or put in a stent. If they put in a stent, it may become clogged, so watch for a return of your jaundice. Do NOT depend on alternative cancer treatments to shrink your tumors fast enough to relieve any existing blockage.
Potentially dangerous swelling (caused by some cancer treatments) is one of the main reasons for choosing a treatment which does not cause any type of swelling or inflammation. The recommended treatments do not cause any type of temporary swelling or inflammation.
Because pancreatic cancer can be so fast growing, it is ABSOLUTELY CRITICAL to be fanatical in following the cancer diet that comes with your treatment. If a cancer diet does not come with your treatment, go on the Robert O. Young cancer diet. Cancer cells simply cannot thrive in a highly alkaline diet (however, be careful not to include more than 25 percent “green” products or you may get blood clots from excessive amounts of vitamin K).
Recommended Primary Treatment – Cellect-Budwig
This protocol includes several different treatments, including the product Cellect, the Budwig Protocol, laetrile (i.e. Vitamin B17), extensive juicing, especially carrot juicing, and so on. The primary product in this protocol is Cellect, a super-nutrient powder which was designed by a biochemist specifically for cancer. By itself, it has cured many cases of cancer. However, our Cellect Budwig support person, Mike Vrentas, has supercharged this product by adding synergistic products to it.
The second most important product in this protocol is the Budwig Diet. This treatment consists of cottage cheese (for those who do not like cottage cheese there are substitutes) and flaxseed oil.
Also included in the protocol is vegetable juicing. Vegetable juicing, with carrot juice as the primary element, has been used in alternative medicine for many years and has (by itself) cured many cancer cases.
All aspects of the Cellect-Budwig are critical for treating pancreatic cancer.
It is essential to work with Mike Vrentas by telephone when using this protocol for pancreatic cancer. His help is invaluable but is very inexpensive (less than a one-time charge of about $250, which includes 5 hours of audio CDs).
Here is an article on the details of the Cellect-Budwig protocol:
The Cellect-Budwig Protocol
Required Supplemental Treatment – High RF Frequency Protocol – Contact
While the High RF Frequency Protocol – Contact is part of the Cellect-Budwig protocol, I want to emphasize it here.
The High RF Frequency device is a very, very gentle electromedicine device which generates frequencies which are known to revert cancer cells into normal cells. The High RF Frequency Protocol device has been shown to be effective for many kinds of cancer, but due to the speed with which pancreatic cancer spreads, this device is absolutely essential.
The High RF Frequency Device is patterned after the original frequency generator of Dr. Royal Rife in the 1930s but uses much more modern technology.
Unless you are on the cesium chloride protocol (cesium chloride may neutralize the way the frequency generators work) a High RF Frequency device is a required part of your treatment.
The High RF Frequency Device – Contact is recommended for pancreatic cancer, though the Plasma is also excellent.
See this article:
Frequency Generator article
Where to Buy the Independent Cancer Research Foundation “Research Model” High RF Frequency Generator and Plasma Tube Amplifier:
Copy and paste the above website address into your web browser's address field. Go to the vendor’s website that sells the High RF Frequency Generator and oscillator plasma amplifier which can broadcast high RF frequencies using a plasma ray tube antenna. You’ll be able to see photographs of the generator and amplifiers including full specifications and pricing at their website. They offer excellent technical support.
Notice: If Cost is An Issue
How to Prevent Pancreatic Cancer
It is very little you can do to prevent pancreatic cancer. That said, eating a diet high in fruits and vegetables can go a long way in helping to lower your risk. Maintain a healthy weight by being active and eating a healthy diet: vegetables; fruits; whole-grain bread, pasta, and cereals; fish; poultry; and beans. Also, you should limit animal protein, processed meat, and a diet high in fat.
The immune system contains many different types of “cells,” however, only a handful of these white blood cells actually kill cancer cells. It should be the intent of a person with cancer to focus on treatments that quickly increase the count of the cancer-killing white blood cells.
The second thing to note is that building the immune system is sometimes not the highest priority of those with cancer. People with only a few months to live should definitely take immune system building products — and focus more on the nutrients, foods and products that kill cancer cells directly, such as the Grape Cure, Noni Juice, Essiac Tea, etc. or revert the cancer cells into normal cells.
With rare exceptions, it is highly advisable to use natural substances to deal with the immune system to treat cancer, no matter what stage the cancer patient is in.
Immune System Health
A healthy immune system remains your body's best defense. Not only is a weak immune system a major reason patients have cancer — and cancer itself can further weaken the immune system.
Beta glucans help regulate the immune system, making it more efficient. In addition, beta glucans stimulate white blood cells (lymphocytes) that bind to tumors or viruses and release chemicals to destroy it.
Beta Glucan has been approved in Japan, Australia, South Korea, and Taiwan as an immunoadjuvant therapy for cancer. In fact, helping with cancer is just the beginning with Beta Glucan. There have thousands of studies showing the product can protect against infections, lower your cholesterol, lower blood sugar, reduce stress, increase your antibody production, heal wounds, help radiation burns, overcome mercury-induced immunosuppression (like Thimerosal, used as a preservative in vaccines), help with diabetes, and even naturally prevent metastasis (or the spreading of your cancer).
Harvard Medical School suggests following general good-health guidelines is the single best step you can take toward keeping your immune system strong and healthy:
- Don't smoke.
- Eat a diet high in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains, and low in saturated fat.
- Exercise regularly.
- Maintain a healthy weight.
- Control your blood pressure.
- If you drink alcohol, drink only in moderation.
- Get adequate sleep.
- Take steps to avoid infection, such as washing your hands frequently and cooking meats thoroughly.
- Get regular medical screening tests for people in your age group and risk category.
More Information: Building the Immune System
Your diet plays a role in a healthy immune system. The top vitamins your immune system needs to perform include:
- Vitamin C — helps to repair and regenerate tissues and aids in the absorption of iron
- Vitamin E — a powerful antioxidant that helps your body fight off infection
- Vitamin B6 — supports adrenal function and is necessary for key metabolic processes
- Vitamin A — aids immune function and helps provide a barrier against infections
- Vitamin D — modulates cell growth, promotes neuromuscular and immune function, and reduces inflammation
- Folate — key in development of red blood cells (a lack of Folate can make the body susceptible to cancer)
- Iron — helps your body carry oxygen to cells
- Selenium — slows the body's overactive responses to certain aggressive forms of cancer
- Zinc — slows the immune response and control inflammation in your body
Sources: American Cancer Society, National Cancer Institute, Cancer Research Society, Canadian Cancer Society
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