Cancer Studies: Fact or Fiction

NaturalNews) The vast majority of so-called scientific studies focused on cancer research are inaccurate and potentially fraudulent, suggests a new review published in the journal Nature. A shocking 88 percent of 53 “landmark” studies on cancer that have been published in reputable journals over the years cannot be reproduced, according to the review, which means that their conclusions are patently false.
C. Glenn Begley, a former head of global cancer research at drug giant Amgen and author of the review, was unable to replicate the findings of 47 of the 53 studies he examined. It appears as though researchers are simply fabricating findings that will garner attention and headlines rather than publishing what they actually discover, which helps them to maintain a steady stream of grant funding but deceives the public.
Learn more: http://www.naturalnews.com/035616_cancer_industry_scientific_fraud_studies.html#ixzz1sWwaFhbS
I thought this was a telling piece of reporting, especially given how mainstream medicine has so disrespected alternative cancer therapies, and even adjunct therapies.
 I have been listening to webinars from Pure Encapsulations about a variety of subjects, and have found especially exciting all the research being done on polyphenols, a class of chemicals found in herbs. A particularly potent one, curcumin, found in turmeric, has shown promise in helping to treat a very long list of ailments, including cancer (through apoptosis, or programmed cell death). Many of these studies have been replicated….looks like the double-blind/placebo study is only a gold standard if those who are conducting the study have integrity….
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