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Animal Cancer: Natural Healing

Preventing and Healing Cancer in Dogs, Cats, Horses and Other Animals

Cancer is now the number one killer of most domestic animals. This fact raises a fearsome specter for those who know how confusing and painful it can be to endure the course of this disease in their pets. Cancer does not occur without cause - various environmental, dietetic, and vaccine-related culprits that may cause cancer in pets. The holistic approach treats the whole animal, ignites the body's internal healing force and stimulates the body's natural abilities to heal itself.

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Dr. Steven Slagle, DVM Transfer factors have turned out to be the most effective and versatile large animal family products I have ever used in my 32-year veterinary practice. A cat with leukemia, an oral tumor, and posterior paralysis due to a spinal tumor, was very ill and emaciated. One month after transfer factors there was some regression of the oral tumor, restored appetite with some weight gain, and increased sociability. Five months later, she continues to improve, regaining normal weight, 80% regression of her oral tumor, and regaining use of hind legs and tail."

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Puppy face with paws up "You take healthy animals and often very quickly after you vaccinate, you can see simple things like itching of the skin or excessive licking of the paws, sometimes even with no eruptions and licking of the air. We see a lot of epilepsy, often after a rabies vaccination. Or dogs or cats can become aggressive for several days. Frequently you'll see urinary tract infections in cats, often within three months after their [annual] vaccination. If you step back, open your mind and heart, you'll start to see patterns of illness
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Deadly, Contagious Dog Flu Virus

Dr. Cynda Crawford, an immunologist at the University of Florida's College of Veterinary Medicine who is studying the virus, said that it spread most easily where dogs were housed together but that it could also be passed on the street, in dog runs or even by a human transferring it from one dog to another. Kennel workers have carried the virus home with them. Learn what Dr. Falconer D.V.M. recommends to protect your pet from the Canine Flu disease

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Natural Prevention and Care Of Animals with Cancer

Half of our dogs and cats will have cancer in their lifetimes, and yet as pet owners, most of us know little or nothing about caring for an animal with cancer. The information presented here is an essential resource for anyone who has a  pet with cancer to understand the underlaying conditions that can predispose your furry baby to cancer. Beware of chemotherapy and steroids devastating side effects. Learn what foods and supplements are effective in improving animal health and fighting cancer.

A vaccine-associated sarcoma (VAS) is a type of malignant tumor found in cats (and rarely, dogs and ferrets) which has been linked to certain vaccines. VAS has become a concern for veterinarians and cat owners alike and has resulted in changes in recommended vaccine protocols. These sarcomas have been most commonly associated with rabies and feline leukemia virus vaccines, but other vaccines and injected medications have also been implicated.

Since the only real defense against cancer is the immune system, if your animal's immune system is working properly, cancer cells are killed or reabsorbed by their defense system before they begin to grow and threaten their health. Learn to recognize and to eliminate the cause or origin of your animal's cancer and how to strengthen its immune system.

Illness does not occur without cause. Causes may originate in many areas. Underlying causes of illness and disease must be identified and removed before complete recovery can occur. Symptoms can be expressions of the body's attempt to defend itself, to adapt and recover, to heal itself, or may be results of the causes of disease.

Chemotherapy Can Cause Cancer

Animal CancerThe National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) says that Chemotherapy Can Inadvertently Encourage Cancer Growth and pose a risk to nurses, pharmacists and others who handle them. The carcinogenicity of several [chemotherapy] drugs in animals was well established. Likewise, a number of researchers during this period linked the therapeutic use of [certain drugs] in humans to subsequent leukemia and other cancers. A housekeeper who dumps the contents of a bedpan into a toilet might not realize that the waste is toxic. "Sometimes, 80 percent of the active ingredient [in a drug] goes right through the patient's system," The International Agency for Research on Cancer -- part of the World Health Organization -- lists nine chemotherapy drugs and two "combinational therapies" as known human carcinogens. Another nine drugs are listed as "probable" and 10 as "possible" carcinogens.

Ralph W. Moss, Ph.D.- "Conventional cancer therapy is so toxic and dehumanizing that I fear it far more than I fear death from cancer. We know that conventional therapy doesn't work--if it did, you would not fear cancer any more than you fear pneumonia. It is the utter lack of certainty as to the outcome of conventional treatment that virtually screams for more freedom of choice in the area of cancer therapy. Yet most alternative therapies regardless of potential or proven benefit, are outlawed, which forces patients to submit to the failures that we know don't work, because there's no other choice."

M.L. Tyler M.D - "Drugs do not cure, popular opinion notwithstanding. Cure must come from within; or there is no cure".

In her book, 'Managing the Side Effects of Chemotherapy and Radiation Therapy', Marylin J.Dodd, RN, PhD, describes side effects associated with radiation therapy. Dr. Dodd has 25 years of research experience helping patients and their families manage the side effects of cancer treatment. She is a professor of nursing at the University of California, San Francisco School of Nursing.

Immunosuppression from Chemotherapy

Cancer patients who are undergoing chemotherapy or radiation which greatly weaken the immune system, can greatly benefit from taking transfer factors supplementation. Transfer factors supplementation serves to protect the body from "opportunistic" infections, which often occur during these treatments. Dr Duane Townsend, former director of gynecologic oncology at LDS Hospital in Salt Lake City, puts all of his cancer patients on transfer factors treatments to boost their immune systems’ abilities to respond to any health challenges. Both Japanese and Chinese clinical studies found that the immunosuppression that results from chemotherapy can be prevented by using transfer factors isolates. Keep in mind that the elimination of dying or dead cancer cells is monitored by the immune system. Italian, Japanese and American studies tell us that the use of transfer factors isolates to boost immune function after surgery significantly improves the chances of cancer-free future.

According to Dr. William Donald Kelley, D.D.S., M.S. in his book, "One Answer To Cancer", at least 86% of all cancer conditions could be adequately treated and/or prevented by diet and pancreatic enzymes. Dr. John Beard at the University of Edinburgh discovered that the body’s primary mechanism for destroying cancer is contained in pancreatin, a secretion from the pancreas that, among other things, includes enzymes for digesting protein. Enzymes digest or liquefy foods for absorption by the body. This was an unprecedented Nuvet Animal Cancer Supplementapproach to treating the symptoms of cancer - a direct attack on the malignancy with a substance that did not have toxic side effects on the other functions of the body. Dogs, cats, ferrets and other animals with cancer have special nutritional needs. NuVet is a high quality supplement for dogs and cats that incorporates a precise formula of vitamins, minerals, enzymes, herbs and antioxidants that performs synergistically to bring together all the vital ingredients required to improve your pet’s health and keep them healthy.

"The results of a clinical trial suggest that 74.7% of common diseases in dogs and 63% of common diseases in cats can be eliminated without medical intervention over a period of one year with proper diet modifications and an understanding of the healing process as exhibited through healing episodes. Approaching disease from the perspective of health is the most powerful means of eliminating disease. Poor fuel makes for little momentum in life. The commercial food we are feeding' is the disease we are treating---so treat on and on, curing one disease after another, again and again." William Pollak D.V.M.

Related: Sick of Drugging Your Pets? There is a better way to bring your pet to health

Irradiated pet food endangering pets health, killing pets The Australian government in late May ordered an immediate stop to sterilizing cat food via irradiation after reviewing scientific studies pointing to food irradiation as the culprit behind illnesses characterized by ataxia or paralysis of the limbs, especially the hind limbs. Symptoms in the Australian cats first appeared three to six months after they were exposed to the dry food, Child said. Some had eaten the food for as few as three weeks; others for more than six months. The problem affected 90 cats in Australia, of which 30 died, mostly by euthanasia after they became paraplegic or tetraplegic, according to Dr. Georgina Child, a neurologist at the Small Animal Specialist Hospital and University of Sydney Teaching Hospital. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) also allows animal feed, including pet food and treats, to be irradiated up to 50 kGy.


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The Immune Response: The Body's Natural Defense Against Cancer

You cannot poison your animal into health with drugs, chemo or radiation. The holistic approach treats the whole animal, ignites the body's internal healing force and stimulates the body's natural abilities to heal itself. The only real defense against cancer is the immune system. Everyone gets cancer every day but if the immune system is where it should be those cancer cells are eliminated and we never know it. Once a person (or an animal) has developed cancer, even though treatments get it into remission, it will recur again unless the body conditions that allowed it to develop in the first place are corrected.

Transfer Factor bookWe all know the importance of an optimal immune system, not only after surgical procedures or fighting disease and serious illness, but also in your patient's or pet's everyday wellness. Recent in vitro and in vivo studies on transfer factors documented an increase in Natural Killer cell activity.by 248% and 437% respectively, over baseline immune response. The NK cell is the animal's first line of defense against many pathogens... bacteria, viruses, parasites, and of course malignant tumor cells.

Charles W. Brown, DVM -"My colleagues and I have found transfer factors to be very effective in modulating the immune system. Transfer factors are a "soup" of immune-modulating factors, which contains a leukocyte-type molecule that can passively transfer immunity from one mammal to another by stimulating cell-mediated immunity and is antigen specific. The transfer factors "soup" also contains suppressor and inducer factors, which can greatly increase the activity and effectiveness of natural killer cells while addressing autoimmune conditions at the same time. Independent laboratories have measured increases of more than 248% in natural killer cell effectiveness on live erythroleukemic cells. We have experienced encouraging results from the use of transfer factors on horses. Richard Bennett, Ph.D., an Infectious Disease Microbiologist and Immunologist, who received his Doctorate in Comparative Pathology from the University of California, Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, believes this could be the most significant development in animal health care in decades. We have a great number of veterinarians and clients who are experiencing very positive results in a broad area of disorders, including periodontal."

Important Note from Shirley:

Around the world people and veterinarians are using transfer factors for their large and small animals with all types of conditions. Transfer factors come in various forms and formulas. Contact Shirley to learn which formula and what amount is best suited for your type and size of animal and how to administer it We will also tell you how to save 25% on your order.

Transfer Factor products availalbe at discount price world wide Steven Slagle, DVM -"Transfer factors have turned out to be the most effective and versatile products I have ever used in my 32-year veterinary practice. A cat with leukemia, an oral tumor, and posterior paralysis due to a spinal tumor, was very ill and emaciated. One month after enhanced transfer factors (1 cap daily), there was some regression of the oral tumor, restored appetite with some weight gain, and increased sociability. Five months later, she continues to improve, regaining normal weight, 80% regression of her oral tumor, and regaining use of hind legs and tail.

Dr. Slagle has successfully treated other types of cancer with transfer factors: Canine lipomas, Canine/feline hepatic tumors, Equine squamous cell carcinoma, Equine melanomas; Feline leukemia, oral tumors.

"In February 2010, my dog, Sammy, a 10 year old pure-bred Lhasa Apso, started acting lethargic and not his usual playful self. He didn’t seem to be able to jump up on the furniture or go up and down stairs. He was very unsure of himself. Sammy was notorious for eating socks and I thought maybe he had swallowed something that was making him sick. We took him to the family vet who ran blood work and took an x-ray of his stomach. I was called the next day and told that Sammy’s blood work came back normal and that the x-rays also appeared normal. Because we were both puzzled as to what was wrong with Sam, the vet suggested we send the x-rays to a specialist for review. Two days later I was called and told that Sammy had a two-inch tumor wrapped around his adrenal gland. The vetJanet and Sammy suggested the name of a doctor who specialized in animal cancers. Needless to say, I was devastated.

Sammy and I made the journey to the animal oncologist’s office where an ultra sound was performed and it confirmed that Sammy did, in fact, have a tumor. Because of its location near a major blood vessel, surgery was not an option. He would probably not survive. I was told he could be put on a chemotherapy type drug but it could have serious drug related side-effects. I declined the medication and they told me to take him home and make him as comfortable as possible and enjoy the time I had remaining with him. With tears pouring down my face, I asked how long, but they wouldn’t give me an estimate. I was heartbroken and Sammy sensed my emotions.

I am a person who believes that we can heal ourselves naturally. I was on a mission to save my dog. I found the website “Shirley’s Wellness Cafe” for people and their pets. I read everything I could about animal cancer and the testimonials from veterinarians across the country who have treated pets/animals with transfer factors. Transfer factors are a natural science-based formula that boosts the immune system. I ordered the product and started giving the capsule to Sammy twice a day. After one month, I decreased the pill to once a day. It has been nineteen months since Sammy started his daily dose of transfer factors and HE IS STILL WITH ME! He is running, playing, jumping, and climbing up and down the stairs. Sammy has been back to our regular vet several times for follow-ups and his doctor is always amazed that he is still alive. Thanks to transfer factors, he is now 12 1/2 years old. His 13th birthday will be on March 3rd, 2012". Janet C. Painesville, OH

Related: Testimonials of healing animals of cancer, tumors, Hemangiosarcoma, lymphoma with natural remedies.

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Overcoming Chemotherapy Sickness

"A recent client of mine is a woman with breast, bone and liver cancer who started taking Marine Phytoplankton about two weeks ago. Previously unable to keep anything down and having very little energy, she is now very excited and is experiencing a complete turnaround. She has worked up to two ounces a day, has much improved energy, and can now eat with no problem. Her pH has come up from 5.6 to 6.2 as well. Prior to starting on this program, she had undergone chemotherapy and radiation, which made her quite ill. Her blood work, after about 10 days, has improved. Needless to say, she is ecstatic and grateful to have been exposed to Marine Phytoplankton. Her family can't believe the change!" D. W.

Marine Phytoplankton: Tumor and Cancer

Marine phytoplankton has been called "the most nutritionally dense foods on the planet". Patients receiving a cancer drug together with phytoplankton exhibited response rates up to 250 percent better that those obtained by the drug alone. These advanced cancer patients taking marine phytoplankton experienced regressions of malignant melanoma, renal cell carcinoma, colorectal carcinoma, lung cancer, and other types of cancer. Its antioxidants and unique polysaccharides can halt the genetic mutations that can lead to cancer. Both high levels of saccharides and adaptogens increase energy and stamina by improving our animal's ability to consume and use oxygen. Adaptogens also improve cardiovascular health by strengthening the heart and circulation, and continue to work overtime while your animal is resting by supporting muscle growth and repair.

 At the University of Rhode Island, professor Yuzuru Shimizu is developing a culturing system that will ensure an adequate supply of sea-based organisms that show anti-tumor properties. Shimizu is examining metabolites of single-celled plankton called dinoflagellates, which National Cancer Institute tests have shown to have cancer-fighting potential. When Tom Harper, the owner of a facility that grows marine phytoplankton, was diagnosed with a terminal form of lung cancer, intuition compelled him to turn to the phytoplankton. After eating small quantities of this strange substance, he found his health rapidly restored. Not only was the cancer a thing of his past, but his life-long challenge to maintain a healthy weight was finally achieved, and he was able to eliminate his use of insulin - a product that he had been dependent on for 17 years.How to order Marine Phytoplankton

Marine Phytoplankton are a rich source of glyconutrients. Advanced cancer patients experienced amazing regressions of malignant melanoma, renal cell carcinoma, colorectal carcinoma, lung cancer, nasopharyngeal carcinoma, and malignant hydrothorax. Research have shown glyconutrients to:

  • Reduce the Toxic Effects of Chemotherapy and Radiation - In one study, glyconutrients was shown to enhance the effects of radiation in combating lung cancer, allowing a lower dose to be used. Other research indicates that glyconutrients can protect against some of the noxious side effects of chemotherapy and radiation.
  • Increases Lymphocyte Count - Lymphocytes are specialized white blood cells that are of crucial importance to the adaptive part of the body's immune system. The adaptive portion of the immune system mounts a tailor-made defense when dangerous invading organisms penetrate the body's general defenses. Glyconutrients increases lymphocyte count and helps to activate them when the body is under attack.
  • Enhances Body's Production of Cancer-Fighting IL-2 - Glyconutrients polysaccharides have been shown in Chinese studies to enhance the production of IL-2, a crucial cytokine (cell protein) that induces potent anti-tumor responses in a variety of cancers. Glyconutrients also kills tumor cells by inducing apoptosis, a process in which cancer cells are broken down and recycled.
  • Helps Manage and Fight Cancer Patients receiving a cancer drug together with glyconutrients exhibited response rates up to 250 percent better than those obtained by the drug alone. These advanced cancer patients experienced amazing regressions of malignant melanoma, renal cell carcinoma, colorectal carcinoma, lung cancer, nasopharyngeal carcinoma and malignant hydrothorax. Remission of cancers in patients treated with glyconutrients lasted significantly longer than those treated without glyconutrients .
  • Dr. Jerry Tennant, M.D. says that marine phytoplankton contains almost everything one needs to sustain life and to restore health by providing the raw materials to make new cells that function normally. Marine phytoplankton has been called "the most nutritionally dense foods on the planet". Patients receiving a cancer drug together with phytoplankton exhibited response rates up to 250 percent better than those obtained by the drug alone. These advanced cancer patients experienced regressions of malignant melanoma, renal cell carcinoma, colorectal carcinoma, lung cancer, and other types of cancer. Its antioxidants and unique polysaccharides (glyconutrients) can halt the genetic mutations that can lead to cancer. Both high levels of saccharides and adaptogens increase energy and stamina by improving our animal's ability to consume and use oxygen. Adaptogens also improve cardiovascular health by strengthening the heart and circulation, and continue to work overtime while your pet is resting by supporting muscle growth and repair. Feeding marine phytoplankton and other sea plant algae to your pet helps promote: shiny hair coat and supple skin - Healthier and stronger newborns - Improved milk production in lactating bitches and queens - Improved reproductive performance both for male and female - Aids in the healing process by offering the vitamins and minerals necessary for tissue repair - Better utilization and absorption of nutrients from foods ingested.

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The Role of Glutathione, Immunocal in Cancer


Letter of testimonial for 'Immunocal'
for our dog, "Max"!

My name is Tony Luboff. I reside in Ojai, California with my wife and two children. The other very important member of our family is Max, a five year old yellow Labrador Retriever. He is very much loved by all of us, which is why I have put together this letter. About five months ago, Max became ill, but at the time we did not realize just how ill. He grew progressively listless, refusing to eat and/or play with the children or us. He was coughing and choking four to five times an hour. This was totally uncharacteristic of a very active and most of the time “hungry dog”.

Max the labrador Retriever We took him to our Veterinarian, Dr. Tony Kirk on July 21st. Dr. Kirk thought that Max possibly had a foxtail in his throat but could not find one. Because his throat looked infected, he was put on antibiotics. After two rounds of antibiotics he was worse, so we checked for heartworms, and just about everything else in the book. At this point Dr. Kirk suggested that a Xray should be done on Max. On August 14th the Xray was done and we were dismayed to learn that Max was loaded with cancer, particularly in the area of his lungs. There were two large tumors wrapped around the bronchials that were pinching off his esophagus. This is why he was coughing so much. The choking off of his esophagus was also making it hard for him to eat. He had not been eating for some time and was losing weight rapidly. The vet said that he would likely have only a few short painful weeks to live.

We told the Vet about Immunocal and we were amazed that he knew about glutathione. He said that if we had something that could raise glutathione levels then, by all means, use it. In the first two weeks we almost had to shove food down Max's throat and he was still throwing up quite a bit. We tried to get at least one packet a day into his system. Eventually however, he was taking his food with a lot of encouragement.

That was over three and a half months ago and we are happy to say that Max is still with us and with much improved health. His constant coughing and choking have completely stopped; he has gained back the 12 lbs. of weight that he had lost and we have noticed a marked increase in his energy level and appetite. Numerous friends have commented on the fact that Max appears much better and is still around instead of being dead, which of course is where he was supposed to be. On Thursday, November 19th we took Max back to the Vet and he was truly amazed. He accused us of bringing in a different dog! He said that all the congestion that he heard in his heart and lungs before are completely gone.

We have done nothing else other than give Max this whey protein immune system booster called “Immunocal”. To say that we recommend this product would be an understatement. Thank you Dr. Bounous and Chuck Roberts for bringing us Immunocal !!
Tony Luboff

To: Mr. Tony Luboff:
At your request I have prepared a chronological report on your dog, Max. Just for the records Max is a neutered male, yellow Lab that was born in 1993. I first saw Max on 7/20/98. At that time his weight was 92.8 pounds and was presented to me a possible foxtail in his throat. His temperature was 103.0 degrees F. at that time. Throat examination revealed no foxtail or foxtail tracts. My concern, at that time, was for tracheal bronchitis. Max was injected with amoxicillin and vetalog. He was sent home on oral amoxicillin for 10 days. On 7/22/98, it was reported that he was still coughing but not as much.

Max was seen again on 8/4/98 with a history of the cough worsening and a temperature of 102.8 degrees F. Max had lost 4.6 pounds and was coughing much worse after exercising. The heart and lungs sounds were normal at that time. A Heartworm test was ordered and Max was scheduled for a throat probe the following day.

The Heartworm test was negative and, Max was dropped off for the scheduled check. A pre-anaesthetic panel was performed. The results are as follows: BUN 15, Blood Glucose 80, Total Protein 7.4, PCV 42. Max was anaesthesied and the throat was explored. During the exploration, no foreign bodies were found. The tonsils were normal and, with the exception of a greenish colored material at the beginning of the trachea and some irritation and redness of the trachea itself; the throat was normal.

On 8/14/98, Max was readmitted for radiographs. The history, at that time, was a decreased appetite and the weight had dropped to 83.7 pounds. The cough had worsened. Max was sedated and two 14 x 17 radiographs were taken of the lungs. The lung fields were congested and a tentative diagnosis of lung cancer or possible a fungal infection was made. Due to the poor prognosis of either diagnosis’s, no treatment was advised. On a “call back” on 8/18/98 it was reported that Max was no better but he was no worse. It was reported that he was eating better.

During a telephone conversation on 10/22/98 it was reported that Max’s symptoms were gone and that he was doing much, much better. I saw Max again on l1/19/98. His weight had increased to 95.9 pounds, his heart and lung sounds were normal and he seemed to have regained his health. At last report, Max has completely recovered. I hope this helps with your project and that old Max keeps on ticking. If I can be of any further help, please don’t hesitate to let me know.

Tony L. Kirk, D.VM, KIRK ANIMAL CLINIC
370 North Ventura Avenue
Oak View, CA 93022

Update on March 30, 2001: Max is as healthy as ever and his symptoms have never come back!! Picture on the way…

Glutathione is of major significance in cellular antioxidant activity in what Meister called the "GSH antioxidant system" because it participates directly in the destruction of reactive oxygen compounds and also because it maintains in reduced form ascorbate (vitamin C) and a-tocopherol (vitamin E), which also exerts a. antioxidant effect. The role of glutathione in cancer in a PubMed medical publication

Related: Glutathione in Veterinary Care

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Preventing and Healing Cancer with Omega 3 Oils

 pring were larger, and grew faster than when previous to being fed flax.

Further research indicates that horses fed flax and injected with the deadly organism Escherichia coli were better protected than those not fed flax, suggesting enhanced immunity in these animals. Select Alaskan sled dog mushers are fortifying their dogs diets with flax oil as it serves as a source of valuable energy, keeps less desirable saturated fats mobile in the blood stream, increases oxygen uptake to the cell, decreases recovery time from strenuous exercise, and prevents and heals worn and chaffed paws. Numerous studies conducted on animals and humans show that flax has powerful anti-tumor properties and may reduce tumor size by 50%.

A testimonial taken from "Flax Oil and Cancer"
"I have a 13 year old dog. He has cancer. He's eyes are dull and he's so weak he can't lift his leg. I should have put him to sleep but I didn't want to. I put a Tbsp. of Flax oil and a half cup of cottage cheese in his bowl and he wolfed it down. I did that three times a day for ten weeks. Today he's running all over the place, his eyes are bright, his coat is shiny and he's gaining weight." That was the 2nd dog I'd heard of in 3 days that showed improvement from using Flax Seed oil. The other is owned by my cousin's daughter"

A testimonial about flaxoil and cancer

"My dog Shilo, a 3 1/2 years old Golden Retriever, was diagnosed with Leukemia of the bone marrow. He was diagnosed on March 19, '99 and the next day I started him on 3 tablespoons of flaxoil and cottage cheese and within hours his energy improved. Four days later, on March 24th, I took him back to the vet and they did a blood test and were baffled because his white cell count was normal, his red blood cells were normal, and his platelets were clotting normal, he had no fever, and he was acting like a normal dog and they didn't understand. On April 13th he had another test and no cancer cells. HE HAS BEEN CANCER FREE SINCE MARCH 24th 1999. Just think I spent over $2000.0 on vets to find out what he really needed was a bottle of flax seed oil that costs about $12.00. Before this he was a very sick dog and according to the vets he was suppose to be dead by now."

Fish Oil Helps Prevent Cancer

Several mechanisms have been proposed by which the intake of marine fats may lower the risk of cancer. Among the most important of these is the inhibition of eicosanoid biosynthesis from arachidonic acid (AA; 20:4n-6), an omega-6 fat metabolized in the body from linoleic acid. Eicosanoids are a class of compounds derived from polyunsaturated acids and include prostaglandins, hydroxyeicosatetraenoic acids, and leukotrienes. Prostaglandins are oxygenated, unsaturated cyclic fats that perform a variety of hormone-like actions. Those converted from AA by the cyclooxygenase-2 enzyme, notably prostaglandin E2 (PGE2), have been linked to carcinogenesis in several types of studies:

* Animal experiments of mammary tumor development,
* Studies of the proliferation of breast and prostate cancer cell lines in vitro, and
* Human studies of fish oil intake, epithelial cell proliferation rates, and PGE2 biosynthesis.

Tumor cells typically produce large amounts of AA-derived PGE2, which may impede immune system function, possibly through its role in the generation of suppressor T cells. Fish oils inhibit cyclooxygenase-2 and the oxidative metabolism of AA to PGE2.

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Wheatgrass: a Powerful Cancer Fighter

Staff members of the Institute who lived with cats reported their animals had less illness once they provided wheat grass regularly. They noted that fur was more beautiful, and life spans longer. Formerly arthritic older cats who could barely get in and out of the litter box, were jumping on top of high surfaces. Immune systems in all the cats grew strong and common sicknesses much more easily resisted. Sores and strange lumps would disappear.

Caldera Greens are SuperGreen food Caldera Greens are 100% pure certified organically grown wheatgrass and barley grass grown in Hawaii on caldera soil extremely rich in minerals and fulvic acid.

"One month ago, this cat's hindquarters became paralyzed, and she was forced to ambulate by dragging herself by her forelegs only; bowel movements became virtually nonexistent. After one week of steady juicing, elimination functions have resumed and her rear legs are moving again!  It efficiently presents in layman's terms how to heal using food and juice combinations based on the chemical elements contained therein. Of course, in pets, you just have to give very small portions (literally, 1/2-teaspoon amounts) to see results. And because the right combination of juices will taste good to them, animals willingly take the juice mixed into their foods -- resulting in less stress on both owner and pet. So now my cats get vegetable-only juice and the dogs get the pulp -- so there's no waste -- all are getting healthy, and I'm saving $$$ on vet bills."

Wheatgrass Nature's Finest Medicine Staff members of the Institute who lived with cats reported their animals had less illness once they provided wheat grass regularly. They noted that fur was more beautiful, and life spans longer. Formerly arthritic older cats who could barely get in and out of the litter box, were jumping on top of high surfaces. Immune systems in all the cats grew strong and common sicknesses much more easily resisted. Sores and strange lumps would disappear. Chronic conditions such as upper respiratory problems would clear away for good. Keen observers commented that cat's personalities and behavior changed. The cats became calmer, and more "jungle cat-like" in their gait and mannerisms. Making sprouts and growing wheat grass for your own cats is quick and easy! Living foods will beautifully compliment a cat's raw meat diet creating the perfect meal. Many different seeds and nuts may be sprouted and added to your cat's food."  Gail Colombo

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Bee pollen as a healthy supplement

One of the most important articles ever published on bee pollen comes from our own United States Department of Agriculture. This article, entitled "Delay in the Appearance of Palpable Mammary Tumors in C3H Mice Following the Ingestion of PolIenized Food," is the work of William Robinson of the Bureau of Entomology, Agriculture Research Administration. It was published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute way back in October 1948, five decades ago. According to the article, Dr. Robinson started with mice that had been specially bred to develop and subsequently die from tumors. He explains, "The age at which mice of this strain developed tumors ranged from 18 to 57 weeks, with an average appearance at 33 weeks. Tumor incidence was 100 percent." Given the fact that cancer is the number-two killer in the United States (heart disease is number one), we can all certainly agree that this is an electrifying article. What happened from it? Nothing. Even the National Cancer Institute, which published it, failed to follow up on this very promising line of research. It was dropped with no explanation."

Bee pollen was fed to hundreds of animals over a period of two years by scientist-researcher Dr. Remy Chauvin of the Institute for Bee Culture in Bures-sur-Yvette, France. Reporting to the French Academy of Medicine in 1956, Chauvin said, there were no side effects in the test animals. Furthermore, the use of bee pollen gave the animals increased vitality and improved "powers of reproduction" because of boosted fertility.

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Two Popular Herbal Remedies for Cancer

Hoxsey Therapy
by Richard Walters

The types of cancer said to respond best to the treatment include lymphoma, melanoma, and external (skin) cancer. The clinic's patient brochure includes case histories of patients successfully treated for breast, cervical, prostate, colon, and lung cancers

For over three decades, Harry Hoxsey (1901-1974), a self-taught healer, cured many cancer patients using an herbal remedy reportedly handed down by his great-grandfather. By the 1950s, the Hoxsey Cancer Clinic in Dallas was the world's largest private cancer center, with branches in seventeen states. Born in Illinois, the charismatic practitioner of herbal folk medicine faced unrelenting opposition and harassment from a hostile medical establishment. Nevertheless, two federal courts upheld the "therapeutic value" of Hoxsey's internal tonic. Even his archenemies, the American Medical Association and the Food and Drug Administration, admitted that his treatment could cure some forms of cancer. A Dallas judge ruled in federal court that Hoxsey's therapy was "comparable to surgery, radium, and x-ray" in its effectiveness, without the destructive side effects of those treatments. But in the 1950s, at the tail end of the McCarthy era, Hoxsey's clinics were shut down. The AMA, NCI, and FDA organized a "conspiracy" to "suppress" a fair, unbiased assessment of Hoxsey's methods, according to a 1953 federalreport to Congress. Hoxsey's Dallas clinic closed its doors in 1960, and three years later, at Hoxsey'srequest, Mildred Nelson, R.N., his long-time chief nurse, moved the operation to Tijuana, Mexico.

Giving Essiac to Pets - "Sven felt much better within a week or so of taking essiac. His appetite and digestion improved dramatically, his coat improved, and he was much livelier. When essiac doesn't cure a pet's cancer, it certainly may improve the quality of their remaining life, and give them more time with you. I would give milk thistle with the essiac right away, as it buffers liver function "

Liver Remedies When a dysfunctional liver goes undetected as an underlying cause, it can lead to an endless cycle of failed solutions and further guessing.

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Cancer in Animals Associated with Toxic Chemicals

A hospital-based case-control study of companion dogs examined the risk of developing canine malignant lymphoma associated with the use of chemicals in and about the home. The study indicated that owners in households with dogs that developed malignant lymphoma applied 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D) herbicides to their lawn and/or employed commercial lawn care companies to treat their yard significantly more frequently than control owners(odds ratio = 1.3).

In addition, the risk of canine malignant lymphoma rose to a twofold excess with four or more yearly owner applications of 2,4-D. The findings in this study are consistent with occupational studies in humans, which have reported modest associations between agricultural exposure to 2,4-D and increased risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, the history and epidemiology of which are similar to those of canine malignant lymphoma.

Insecticides Associated with Bladder Cancer in Dogs - A statistically significant association between exposure to topical flea and tick dips, and the occurrence of bladder cancer in dogs has been found. The risk of bladder cancer was increased further in dogs living in proximity to areas sprayed regularly with insecticides for mosquitoes. An increased rate of bladder cancer in humans has recently been reported (Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, 1989(28): 407-414).

What about flea sprays and shampoo?
Excerpt from Catherine O'Driscoll's writing

"Did you know that many flea collars contain carbaryl? Do you know what carbaryl has been shown to do to animals in laboratories? It causes cancer, mutates cells, and causes birth defects. How safe is it for your dog to wear a flea collar around his neck for up to four months? And why do the manufacturers tell us to stop our children touching the collar? And the flea sprays - read the instructions. Are you told not to breathe in whilst spraying your dog? Can you tell your dog not to breathe? And what's in all the flea killing shampoos? One of them, at least, contains a chemical that has been shown to cause cance rif taken in through the skin!"

If it's not OK for your child, why is it OK for your dog?

"...We have a dog shampoo in England that contains piperonyl butoxide. This has been shown to cause cancer in animals when absorbed through the skin. We have a flea collar containing carbaryl. This is a mutagen, and has been shown to be carcinogenicand teratogenic in laboratory animals

Cancer of the thyroid and toxic chemicals
Email May 2001- testimonial from Laura

"My poodle has recently been diagnosed with cancer of the thyroid and given a life sentence of 6 months. After hours and hours of crying and staying up all night just "watching" her, I got on tons of websites and read tons of articles on processed foods, chemicals, and exactly what environmental factors could have caused Genie's cancer. I live in a beautifully maintained townhouse community and think there is a connection between the lawn fertilizer and her cancer. I used to bring her to the vet every year for her vaccinations and felt great after we left...like when you leave the dentist. Little did I know I was killing her slowly. I will no longer give her or my cat another vaccine (my cat's name is Lillie!!). I now am more informed, but unfortunately for Genie, it's too late. Your article inspired me to pursue my Association's use of chemicals for the lawn. I am also now feeding my animals organically based, home made food. Good bye to Mighty Dog and Friskies. I thought the most expensive brands were the best. Now I realize I have been feeding fecal matter, roadkill and euthanized companion animals (domesticated dogs and cats) to my furry children. I am much wiser and hope that my new found wisdom extends the life of my Genie just a little longer. Thanks for writing back and keep going with what feels right in your heart." - Laura

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Is Cancer Curable In Homeopathy?

A growing number of veterinarians are turning to homeopathic veterinary medicine as a safe and effective alternative to conventional veterinary practice (including the use of antibiotics). There is so much that can be done for an animal, bird, or reptile that is ailingby utilizing homeopathic medicine.

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Homeopathic Care for Cats and Dogs"Cancer like other diseases is curable in Homeopathy. Why and how ? To understand this, one has to understand the basic principle of homeopathy. According to the principle of cure in Homeopathy, there is nothing that is incurable provided there is sufficient energy 'Vital Force' in the patient at the time of taking to or restorting to homeopathic treatment. According to homeopathic scientists, without the cause, there cannot be a disease. So the cause should be traced. If we find out the root of the disease than there must be a medicine for it."  Dr Eli G Jones, MD

 

Marcie Fallek, D.V.M. - "Some conditions that can be treated with homeopathy and holistic care: cancer, hypothyroidism, feline leukemia, feline aids, inflammatory bowel disease, diabetes, chronic sinusitis, cystitis, ear infections, asthma, skin allergies, behavioral disorders, upper respiratory infections. stomatitis, seizures/epilepsy, arthritis, autoimmune diseases such as lupus, pemphigus, paralysis, intervertebral disc disease, wobblers syndrome, eosinophilic myositis, mange." Dr. Fallek

The Nature of Animal HealingThe Nature of Animal Healing : The Definitive Holistic Medicine Guide to Caring for Your Dog and Cat
by Martin Goldstein D.V.M.

Dr. Goldstein--a graduate of the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine explains his approach to alternative treatment: what it is, how it works, and why it's especially important that animals be treated holistically. Holistic pet care essentially revolves around the notion that the best way to cure an animal who is ill is to help the animal cure itself. We are not the true healers of our pets--they are. By treating the root of the problem instead of its symptoms, holistic medicine enables our pets to regain and maintain their own health. In his practice, Dr. Goldstein has had extraordinary success treating cancer and leukemia.

Reviewer:"I have been providing our dogs with alternative health treatments since 1995. I was fed up with conventional care--too many pills that merely masked underlying illnesses and no real treatment. Our dogs have glowing health and everyone remarks on their vigor and beautiful coats. Dr. Goldstein, because of his successes with cancer and chronic illnesses, has conventional veterinarians quaking in their boots. So much of medicine is run by the profit motive, totally denying the Hippocratic oath taken by doctors and vets. Think of the marketing of pet foods and vaccinations in the office of the vet--two of the biggest money-makers in the industry. It is no wonder those boots are quaking. I implore you to read this book for the sake of your pets' health."A reader from San Diego, California

Natasha's Cancer Fight Newsletter
Cancer treatment for pets can be done at home. In this site Ron Conley discusses what you need to know about how to treat cancer naturally in both pets and people. Natural ways to fight cancer at home using non-invasive therapies and treatments. Many people have shown an interest in keeping up to date on Natasha's condition, on her successful treatments which is why Ron is publishing this weekly newsletter. This will keep you informed regarding Natasha's breast / skin cancer progression and treatment with Flax Oil / Birch Bark Poultices / supplements and diet modification.

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