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Topic: Vitamin C for Breast Cancer and Melanoma

Forum: Complementary and Holistic Medicine and Treatment — Complementary medicine refers to treatments that are used WITH standard treatment. Holistic medicine is a term used to describe therapies that attempt to treat the patient as a whole person.

Posted on: Nov 25, 2012 08:09AM

cp418 wrote:

http://www.foodconsumer.org/newsite/Nutrition/Vitamins/vitamin_c_melanoma_breast_cancer_1124120314.html

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Nov 25, 2012 05:08PM claireinaz wrote:

Before you go out and buy loads of Vit C, I'd advise anyone interested in this link to do a little more research on Dr. Rath, whose methods are controversial at best, as he relies on using anecdotal information and sweeping generalizations for much of his "research". 

9/29/11 ILC, 2 c. stage II grade 1, ER/PR+ HER2-, 6/11 nodes, lumpectomy, DDAC x 4, Taxol x 12, 33 rads, Tamoxifen/arimidex/aromasin, BMX/immed recon 7/3/13 "In the midst of winter, I found in me an invincible summer.” Albert Camus
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Nov 25, 2012 05:19PM Lily55 wrote:

Viamin C therapy works best when it is intravenous with an experienced doctor who knows what he/she is doing

Dx 4/2012, ILC, 5cm, Stage IIIA, Grade 2, 7/14 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 5/3/2012 Lymph node removal: Right, Underarm/Axillary; Mastectomy: Right Radiation Therapy 8/15/2012 Breast, Lymph nodes Hormonal Therapy 7/19/2013 Aromasin (exemestane) Radiation Therapy 3/7/2019 External: Bone Chemotherapy Taxol (paclitaxel)
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Nov 25, 2012 06:18PM thenewme wrote:

Dr. Matthias Rath is a crank and a charlatan:  http://www.skepdic.com/rath.html

Vitamin C is not a magic bullet for breast cancer  (not even intravenous): 

http://www.mskcc.org/cancer-care/herb/vitamin-c

http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq/prevention/overview/patient/page5

Dx 11/2008, IDC, 5cm, Stage IIB, Grade 3, 0/9 nodes, ER-/PR-, HER2-
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Nov 25, 2012 08:35PM Mardibra wrote:

Some more ugly truth about Rath.

www.quackometer.net/blog/2008/...

IDC and DCIS. Lumpectomy/AND 10/21/11. Chemo 12/1 - 3/15. UMX 4/13/2012. Rads completed 7/3/12. DIEP reconstruction to begin Jan 2013. Dx 8/31/2011, IDC, 3cm, Stage IIIA, Grade 2, 7/10 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Nov 26, 2012 03:31PM cp418 wrote:

mardibra--- thank you for alerting us on this individual.

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