Gerson therapy

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Yegana
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Gerson therapy

Postby Yegana » Thu Feb 15, 2018 1:13 pm

Hi.
I wish all cancer patients to stay positive and get well very soon. I do research for colon cancer treatment for my relative who was diagnosed with 4 stage colon cancer with mets on liver and ovary. She is 42 y healthy and doesn't have any cancer patient in family. I found an information about the Gerson therapy. Just wonder if someone tried this therapy and is it effective for stage 4.
Thank you in advance.

hawkowl
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Re: Gerson therapy

Postby hawkowl » Thu Feb 15, 2018 9:11 pm

There are no scientific studies that support its efficacy. Wish there was a secret cure for cancer :-(
Dx 12/2014 T3N2MX (iliac nodes) low rectal
12/2014-4/2015: FOLFOX (8 cycles)
4/2015-6/2015: 28 cycles of chemoradiation with xeloda
8/2015: Robotic APR with iliac node dissection; path showed ypT0,ypN0 (complete pathological response).
11/2015 scans clear, CEA 2.1
11/2015 parastomal hernia repair
3/2016 CEA 1.7
10/2017 CEA remains in normal range (1.4), scans stable.
6/2018 CEA still normal.

Totally disabled due to oxaliplatin induced neuropathy and dysautonomia

lkub
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Re: Gerson therapy

Postby lkub » Wed Feb 21, 2018 5:18 pm

DH-stage 3b rectal signet ring cell dx 11/15 age 41
rad/xeloda 12/15-1/16
total colectomy&ileo(jpouch) 3/16
4/16 CEA 0.6
oxali&xeloda 3/16-8/16
clean CT 9/16 NED
10/16 reversal
4/17 CEA 1.4
10/17 CEA 44.4
10/17 CT mets to nodes peritoneum pelvis-stage 4
10/17 biopsy KRAS/BRAF/NRAS wild
11/17 port
11/17 FOLFIRI+erb
1/18 Erb failed CT mets spine/pelvis
2/18 stent ureteral obst
2/18 FOLFIRI+Avastin
3/18 small bowel obstr
3/18 CEA 114
4/18 FOLFOX+Vbix FAILED
5/18 ascites
6/18 hospice
Lynch neg

Yegana
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Re: Gerson therapy

Postby Yegana » Tue Feb 27, 2018 6:16 am

lkub thank you for sharing this information.
I still believe that alternative therapy like juicing, herbal drinks, diet include nuts ,kernels, vegetable and fruits , acupuncture and sport help with cancer treatment.
I personally know people who cured their chronic cough with carob molasses after all kind of cough syrups and antibiotics prescribed by doctors failed.
Hope one day we find some easy cure for cancer too.

stu
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Re: Gerson therapy

Postby stu » Tue Feb 27, 2018 3:29 pm

Hi ,
I wish it did too but sadly my neighbour spent large sums of money on the belief it held a cure which it did not . I was terribly sad for her .
Stu
supporter to my mum who lives a great life despite a difficult diagnosis
stage4 2009 significant spread to liver
2010 colon /liver resection
chemo following recurrence
73% of liver removed
enjoying life treatment free
2016 lung resection
Oct 2017 nice clear scan . Two lung nodules disappeared

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Re: Gerson therapy

Postby exaussie » Tue Feb 27, 2018 8:16 pm

My cousin did this with his lung cancer spent all kinds of money, he was 34 with 4 young kids. Sadly it was a huge waste of time away from his kids and money
DS 26 yrs old diagnosed 6/13 T3N2aM1b
Resection 6/13
6 rounds chemo folfax
12/13 Fissure
hernia surgery 12/13
5 months break
Maintenance chemo 3/14
Crazy growth. Liver failing. Folfox and vectibex 7-29-14
Chemo failure Hospice 8/26
Left us 8/28


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