A New Approach to Improve Effectiveness of Cancer Therapies

Dear Friends, Today is October 18th 2018. That is exactly two years since my dear wife became an angel and exactly one year since the incorporation of MCS Foundation for Life with the aim of helping advanced cancer patients to live a better and longer life. I promised I am going to share with you some
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An Anti-Cancer Compound Hiding in Front of Us: Gluconate

Gluconate, a cheap, available and harmless substance I recently came across this scientific article reference by one of the active members of this website (J) and realised that something very valuable was hidden in there. In this article, the authors are discussing Gluconate.  Their research suggests that the anti cancer effect of Gluconate could be relevant
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Making Cholesterol-Lowering Statin Drugs More Effective Against Cancer

Statins and Cancer Dear Friends, I am currently on holiday, travelling and with little access to the computer, but recently I came across interesting information related to the use of Statins to fight cancer, and would like to share that with you as soon as possible. So I decided to allocate a day and consolidate
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A Silver Bullet to Kill Cancer

Background Silver was the most important antimicrobial agent available before the introduction of antibiotics. The natural antibacterial action of silver has been known already since antiquity. The Romans used the effects of the silver for water purification. It is likely that silver nitrate also was used medically because it was mentioned in a pharmacopeia published
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Eggplant Extracts Kill Active and Dormant Cancer Cells

Summary This article refers to a plant extract that It is accessible and cheap It was demonstrated in multiple trials on humans to induce complete remission of non melanoma skin cancers and benign tumours in most cases Demonstrated complete remission in basal cell carcinomas (BCCs), squamous cell carcinomas (SCCs) and the benign tumours keratoses and
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A Method of Treating Triple Negative Breast Cancer

This is a short post to share with you a method for treating triple negative breast cancer, and potentially other cancers, involving: one or more checkpoint inhibitors in low dose hyperthermia treatment low dose chemotherapy lnterleukin-2 (IL-2) taurolidine [I discussed taurolidine in another post on this website (Ref.)] As you probably know, at this point
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Case Report Stage IV Pancreatic Cancer: Good News from Jess

During this summer, on August 10, 2018, Jess was informing us (here) regarding the fact that her dad, dealing with Pancreatic Cancer Stage IV, will start a similar treatment approach as that successfully used by Marcos, and shortly discussed on this website (here). Jess and I have exchanged a large amount of e-mails this year and
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A Drug Made for Animals and Taken by Humans to Treat Cancer: Fenbendazole

From anti-worms to anti-cancer Previously, we discussed on this website the anti-worm drug Mebendazole (Ref.), which based on a good amount of scientific and clinical evidence, shows relevant anti cancer potential. Indeed, there are case reports published in peer review papers showing that Mebendazole can induce anti-cancer response in some aggressive cancers. In the same
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Case Report: Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC) Successfully Managed with TACE

Dear Friends, Below is a case report I recently received from Stefan, a visitor of this website. The case report is related to his sister-in-law, a 74-years lady, who has successfully managed a Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC) with a transarterial chemoembolization (TACE) performed at a hospital in Romania, Cluj. My purpose in sharing this with you
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A List of Mitochondria Inhibitors, Disrupting Cancer Cell Function

When looking at cancer as a metabolic disease, mitochondria (the engine of the cell) plays a key role in tumor development (Ref.). As a result, mitochondria inhibitors are important tools to be included in an anticancer treatment strategy. There is vast amount of information available on the web on this subject, so I am not
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Case Report Stage IV Endometrial Cancer: Good News from Marcos

During this holiday, I was very happy to read good news from Marcos (a visitor of this website) regarding the treatment outcomes of his wife, suffering from stage IV endometrial cancer. Here is a short summary extracted from the e-mails Marcos sent to me: Status before the treatment, before May 28: –  My wife’s tumors
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Avoiding Adverse Events Associated With Some Intravenous Cancer Treatments

Today, I came across this article that one year ago was posted on FDA’s webpage: FDA investigates two serious adverse events associated with ImprimisRx’s compounded curcumin emulsion product for injection With this, FDA reports on an investigation related to serious adverse events following the treatment with intravenous Curcumin. Specifically, a 30-year-old female patient experienced cardiac arrest
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How Caffeine Makes Chemo- Radio- & Immunotherapy More Effective

Caffeine is so well know by all of us, and this is why I will not discuss anything about it’s background. Instead, I will jump directly to discuss the aspects I find the most relevant for the potential of caffeine in cancer treatments. However, before that, I would like to make the point that Caffeine
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For patients in US: A way that may help to overcome the Medical Insurance Denial

Recently, I came across a discussion in the Brain Tumor Treatments Yahoo group, regarding a way that may help to overcome the typical insurance company denial on cancer treatments. I thought this could be very valuable for some of you, so here it is the information shared by one of the members from the above
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