Women who don't have BRCA mutations could have other high-risk genes that affect treatment choices
by livinlovin1anohter on Fri May 30, 2008 12:00 AM
I have been taking Protocel for 3-4 months now and this was what kicked my cancer into reverse (Hodgkin's Disease - Nodular Sclerosis), along with one 20-day course of Haelan, which I did just prior to using Protocel. The Haelan I began using in January and the Protocel started in late January/ early February. In March I was examined with a CAT scan of my chest to view the tumors in the lymph nodes in the chest and they showed the first sign of reduction.
I am coming up on another examination soon and expect to have more test results coming.
I have to say, Protocel was the FIFTH alternative cancer treatment I tried; the first two were ESSIAC & 714X together, which - for me - kept the disease from progressing and did not show any signs of reversing it during the 9 months (roughly) that I used them. After that, I tried Modifilan & UF-N (these are both products of brown seaweed, with UF-N being, essentially, a stronger form of Modifilan); this product did not agree with me, and caused mood swings. Then I discovered Haelan through the Boutenko Family's website and while researching Haelan, found that Protocel works quite similarly to it and decided that, since Haelan is much more expensive, I could run myself through one course of it & then continue my treatment with Protocel.
I'm the type of patient that Dr. Andrew Weil describes in his talk on "Spontaneous Healing;" I have taken total control of my healing course with cancer... and I am VICTORIOUS! ;)
by tarachand on Mon Jun 02, 2008 12:00 AM
by IMThankfull on Sat Jun 07, 2008 12:00 AM
On 5/9/2008 IMThankfull wrote:I have been on Protocel for 2 months in treatment of breast and ovarian cancer. I had my first set of cancer marker tests last week and they have both come back normal! I have not had any chemo or rads (although the doctors stated that I needed both).While I cannot say these will be the same results for others, Protocel has been working for me. I will continue on it for some time more to ensure that I have effectively dealth with any remaining problems in my system.My onc has also requested a PET scan and ultrasound next week to see what has happened with my ovarian tumors. I am hopeful that based on the normal CA-125, they are either gone or greatly reduced in size.
I have been on Protocel for 2 months in treatment of breast and ovarian cancer. I had my first set of cancer marker tests last week and they have both come back normal! I have not had any chemo or rads (although the doctors stated that I needed both).
While I cannot say these will be the same results for others, Protocel has been working for me. I will continue on it for some time more to ensure that I have effectively dealth with any remaining problems in my system.
My onc has also requested a PET scan and ultrasound next week to see what has happened with my ovarian tumors. I am hopeful that based on the normal CA-125, they are either gone or greatly reduced in size.
I just wanted to provide another update. My PET scan results came back showing hyperactivity in my breast and ovary (where the tumors were). When I asked the doctor how he interpreted these results compared with the tumor markers being normal, he said he would disregard the marker tests. He thought I should have another biopsy for my breast as well as revisit having the hysterectomy. However, I knew in my heart that the hyperactivity was the Protocel working.
Nonetheless, I had an ultrasound he day after the PET scan and those results show that the tumors on my ovaries are gone! There are no more masses, only a small cyst.
I know the Protocel is working for me. It has dissolved the ovarian tumors, removed 99% of the scar tissue from the site of my lumpectomy, and returned my tumor marker results to a normal, non-canerous range.
I am very thankful for this treatment and it continues to amaze me.
by tarachand on Sat Jun 07, 2008 12:00 AM
Did you have surgery in pelvis in past for ovarian cancer? Sometimes prevous surgical site may show hyperactivity in PET scan. However it is wise to follow your doctor's recommendation and find out once for all exactly what is the reason. You are in my prayers.
by tarachand on Sun Jun 08, 2008 12:00 AM
Just wondering did you have a cat scan or MRI of pelvis with contrast? This might help. Also you might want to have repeat tumor marker test. Any way I really hope you are right. So that we all will have something positive to look forward.
by IMThankfull on Wed Jun 11, 2008 12:00 AM
No, I never had surgery for the ovarian tumors, but I did for the breast tumor (which was discovered first). Frankly, after just having had the lumpectomy 1 month before, I was not looking forward to another major surgery.
And yes, I had the MRI with contrast and a cat scan back in February when the ovarian tumors were first discovered.
I would never poo-poo my doctor's advise. At the same time, I know the journey I am on in going with an alternative treatment is not necessarily something he is familiar with.
I certainly don't think my cancer battles are over. :-) But what does seem to be clear is that the Protocel is effectively treating my cancer and elimnating remaining tumors (without the need for chemo or rad). I intend to continue on the Protocel treatment for the near future while continuing to be monitored by my doctors.
Thanks so much for your thoughts! The Lord has been continuously faithful and it is a blessing to see what He is doing in this situation.
by livinlovin1anohter on Fri Jun 13, 2008 12:00 AM
Hello, again. I just wanted to mention that I believe Haelan Formula 951 is even better than Protocel, except that each person's biochemistry is unique. But I am only mentioning it in case the Protocel does not end up working well for you. Keep Haelan in your "back pocket."
I am switching back to Haelan now... it may be premature because I have not had another x-ray to compare with the one I had in Feb./Mar., but I am getting the feeling that I need to power up with Haelan again. The problem with that is that Haelan costs $51/day! So, I'm starting a Fund Raising Campaign to raise $5,000 to cover 3 months of Haelan.
If you reach the same juncture, drop me a message and I'll help in any way I can to get you started in fund raising.
by Snowman on Thu Aug 14, 2008 12:00 AM
There are some important facts you should know about remission. Most doctors will not tell you this because, if the case described below applies, it means that they have nothing to offer and the fear that will mean that they will lose a patient.
Most tumors contain a small percentage, approximately 2%, of MDR (multiple drug-resistant) cells. Chemo is not effective against these cells. After the first round of chemo, if the chemo is effective, all of the cells that are not MDR, are destroyed. Since this accounts for the vast majority of the tumor mass, the tumor appears to be effectively destroyed. However, the MDR cells remain and start to multiply. If the cancer reoccurs due to MDR cells, the new tumor is likely to be entirely MDR. The next time chemo is used, none of the cells will be destroyed because they are all MDR. This is why giving chemo after a cancer reoccurs often fails to have any effect. Only alternative health care has treatments that have been shown to be effective against MDR cells. These include Paw Paw* and Graviola. Ellagic acid is being used as a general cancer preventative and the Ellagic Insurance Formula* from Greenwood Health contains Graviola. This was taken from http://alternativecancer.us/
by brolife on Sat Sep 27, 2008 12:00 AM
by SusanK_1 on Mon Nov 24, 2008 12:00 AM
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