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by frostyfreeze on Tue Oct 05, 2010 12:27 AM
Thank you for this information Taylor.
I myself have booked an appointment to see Mr. Peterson and his apprentice healer, Mr. Kris Kraft. My appointment is in Miami in November. If I get half the results you got, I'll be very happy. By the way, do you have any new updates? How are you doing now?
Thanks again for giving us this information. Your story has been interesting to follow. It has given me hope!
by taylor101 on Tue Nov 02, 2010 08:04 PM
Sorry so late in responding to you. You are probably in Miami right now doing your treatment session. I hope it goes very well. I've just gotten back from Mexico. My wife and I went down for a ten day trip to Cancun. It was absolutely beautiful down there and very inexpensive. I'm still in a complete remission and feel great. My onc is actually referring some of his other patients to Kurt. I didn't get a chance to meet Mr. Kraft; don't believe he was working with Kurt yet when I had my appointment. If you could, please post back about your appointment as I'm curious as to how being treated by two energy healers at once feels. I spoke to Kurt about a month and a half ago, and he didn't mention anything about Kris working there. I've got my fingers crossed for you! I know that lung cancer is his speciality, which is one of the reasons that I went and saw him. Stay in touch.
by gsailor on Wed Nov 03, 2010 02:27 PM
If this guy is for real he would take payment AFTER he heals you- Now 2000. dollars down and 8K to 13K to do his healer thing, in ADVANCE makes me think he is a scammer making a fortune on us that are vunerable because of the cancer. Payment after healing only!
by gsailor on Wed Nov 03, 2010 02:55 PM
Kris Kraft does make some good boats-you pay for the boat and you get a boat!
by taylor101 on Wed Nov 03, 2010 05:41 PM
Wow qsailor! You sound very angry. If your onc doesn't cure you of pancreatic cancer, are you going to demand your money back? Makes me wonder.
I spent nearly $82,000 out of pocket before I had my treatment by Kurt Peterson. With him I spent $7,500 plus another $1,000 for airfare and hotel. That's about 10% of what I paid for conventional treatments....that didn't work!
By the way, my insurance paid out another $192,000 in addition to my out of pocket...(no I don't have very good insurance, I know).
Whenever I read people like yourself lashing out at everyone around you, it really is disturbing. This message board is about hope and a friendly exchange of information. I'm very sorry about your health condition, but anger and frustration does nothing but make you sicker. I wish you the best in your search for help.
by kala2010 on Wed Nov 03, 2010 09:03 PM
I booked an appointment to see Mr. Kris Kraft on December 5th in Phoenix, AZ. I will let you know how it goes gsailor. I hope you're wrong about it being a scam. I spent a day doing as many checks on both Kurt Peterson and Kris Kraft, along with their websites on the internet. I could not find anything negative or deceptive about them.
While I'm not a very religious person myself, I think that god works in mysterious ways. Maybe he works through energy healers to help people. I know that if I don't do something soon, I won't make it.
I really enjoy reading all of the articles and discussions on this site. It has helped me out, especially when depressed. I will write a review about Mr. Kraft and post it here after my appointment. I will also keep everyone updated as I either get better, or get worse.
by gsailor on Thu Nov 04, 2010 01:02 PM
I have been getting chemo treatments for stage 4 pancreatic cancer and it has been succesful, I am alive after 4 years of cancer and in better shape then when I started treatment, I am not angry at anyone I was being sarcastic because I don't believe this guy is Jesus who can heal you with laying on of hands or remote healing over the phone, all are earmarks of charlatans, and those trying to take advantage of people desperate to find cures for deadly disease. I do believe in the power of prayer, but that does not require big fees up front. I believe in prayer and the people who prayed for me, and that along with conventional medicine has kept me going. I walked out of hospice, and I believe that was because there were alot of people praying for me, I received no medical treatment at hospice, they were witholding food and water and just pumping me up with drugs for pain, my partner just kept giving me Dr. Pepper popsicles for water. Conventional medicine and it's cost are also astronomical, but at least they do have scientific studies and I don't believe my oncologist is part of some big conspiracy along with drug companys to keep cures away from the public so they can make money. I was in a clincal trial for a new drug that was using the immune system to try and deal with the cancer and it was an international study, my blood was sent across the Atlantic as were CT results, the new drug did not work as intended so the study was stopped and everybody was put on the standard of care(gemzar). From that study I became friends with the doctors and nurses and they are not some part of international conspiracy to withold cures either, it is just the opposite, they are helping people.
Is that guys name really Kris Kraft? Now that sounds like a stage name to me!
by taylor101 on Thu Nov 04, 2010 05:44 PM
qsailor, it sounds like you've been through a lot. We will just have to agree to disagree. I have absolutely no belief that doctors and pharmaceutical companies are in any type of conspiracy to withhold cures or treatments. I think that they do the best that they can, with the knowledge that they have. It just didn't work for me! Obvsiously if you were able to walk out of hospice with prayers supporting you, then there is something unexplainable or intangible at work that we don't understand. I cannot speak for Mr. Kraft; I was treated by Mr. Peterson. I feel that his treatment put me in remission. I have zero doubt about it. If Kris Kraft's name was "Bill Douglas", would it really matter? I spent twenty minutes reading though the website again this morning..(cancertouch.com) and I saw nothing about Mr. Peterson being anti-doctor or anti-conventional treatments. In fact, he seems to be a proponent of conventional medical treatments with his service being secondary. My personal opinion is that your arguements against energy healing are hollow. However, you are entitled to these opinions, and entitled to express them.
by gsailor on Fri Nov 05, 2010 12:15 PM
If it has worked for you then it is worth the money to stay alive, I just have alot of doubts about energy healing, people take advantage of the desperation of those of us with terminal cancer and that is what makes me angry. I know at some point the chemo will not be effective anymore and then it won't take long for the tumours to kill me. The problem is most of alternative treatments are B.S.: wading through rife machines, homeopathy, nutrition to kill cancer, worms that are causing the cancer, and one of the "healers" actually wrote that having a refrigerator in the house was bad for cancer and to put the refrigerator in the back yard!Hard to do living on a boat! There are some 400 alternative cures but in reality most of those do not work. When someone claims that they can do remote healing over the phone red flags start flying for me. Kurt Peterson does not do remote healing but his associate Kris Kraft does. I just find some amusement at his name because Kris Kraft boats has a plant close to where I live, and they are good American made boats. I love boats and mucking around with boats. The weather is changing, hurricane season is almost over, it is time to get some sailing in, chemo starts up again on saturday with xeloda pills and infusion on tuesday, that does make it harder to get going. Good luck to everybody on whatever treatments get you by.
by taylor101 on Sat Nov 13, 2010 07:24 PM
I wish you the best! It sounds like you've got a healthy attitude and enjoy your life there on your boat. I've always wanted to go sailing, but would probably need to be down there in Florida. I've always envied the great winters that you get.
I agree that you really have to wade through all of the bs alternative treatments that seem to be hocked everywhere you turn. Definitely "buyer beware" and do your research thoroughly. I think some, like energy healing with my healer works, but not for everyone. Cancer really sucks and there isn't any one thing that does the trick.
I'm gonna send you my prayers sailor. I'd really like to see you sailing the world for another twenty!
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