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Chelation IV Therapy

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    caman
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      Has anyone heard of this or has some experience with it?

      Free radicals play an important role in the genesis of Cancer. By removing the metallic anions from the blood stream, EDTA helps cells to remain healthy and helps the damaged cells to heal. Research has shown a decrease in the incidence of death by cancer after EDT treatment, although the exact mechanism is unclear. In some cancers, the use of EDTA was found to strip the tumor cells of their protective coat, allowing other mechanisms (such as protein digesting enzymes) to destroy the tumors.

      Building the Immune System
      Chelation therapy can rebuild your immune system.
      Get rid of every microbe in the body. The immune system communicates by using electrical signals. However, microbes also emit electrical signals, which interfere with the immune system communicating with itself. There are several ways to remove many of the microbes from the body. One way is the Bob Beck Protocol.
      Include colloidal silver (or another safe form of silver), vitamin C, MMS (Miracle Mineral Supplement, which is a form of stabilized oxygen). Keeping microbes under control has actually cured many cancer cases by freeing up the immune system.
      Remove heavy metals from the body (some of which come from dental amalgam, vaccinations and other sources). These are other MAJOR causes of suppressing the immune system. Zeolites, Vitamin C, EDTA chelation by IV, and other chelating items, are the key to removing heavy metals from the

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        Bubbles
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          Hey Caman,

          Chelation is a legit and important treatment for heavy metal poisoning. It really can remove the heavy metals from the human body. However, how could that remove cancer? I have seen no evidence that it has been successful in treating cancer or autism or the many other conditions some sites – often those selling the process – claim it can. Here is some info if you are interested:

          From Web MD: https://www.webmd.com/balance/guide/what-is-chelation-therapy#1

          From the American Council on Science and Health: https://www.acsh.org/news/2017/08/08/chelation-therapy-fad-treatment-real-risks-11667

          And finally, it is included in the List of unproven and disproven cancer treatments under “synthetic chemical and other substances”: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_unproven_and_disproven_cancer_treatments

          For what it’s worth. celeste

            caman
            Participant
              Thank you Celeste. According to this study, it could play a positive role in treatment of BRAF mutation-positive melanoma.

              https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5690876/

              Bubbles
              Participant
                You’re right. I even reported on the “possibility” of copper chelation as a potential treatment for melanoma in 2015 and again in 2017 (including the very article you post): https://chaoticallypreciselifeloveandmelanoma.blogspot.com/search?q=copper

                If this will work – and Lord knows I hope it will!!! – that would be great. It’s just that this is still in petri dishes and mice and has yet to move to human ratties. So, at this point, I don’t think it is something I would personally try or recommend unless I had exhausted all other options. Further, the type of chelation that is being done in this study is not at all the same as is offered in “chelation” treatments you find in various “offices”, strip malls and even hospitals that use it for heavy metal poisoning. But….if it becomes an effective treatment for melanoma ratties with two legs – I’ll be the first to sing its praises. Not trying to be a Debbie Downer, just felt like I should let peeps know the current state of the science. Thanks for sharing. c

                caman
                Participant
                  Your alright Celeste. Many thanx!!
                  Gene_S
                  Participant
                    The Top 10 Reasons Students Cannot Cite or Rely On Wikipedia
                    http://www.findingdulcinea.com/news/education/2010/march/The-Top-10-Reasons-Students-Cannot-Cite-or-Rely-on-Wikipedia.html

                    All in all, is WebMD trustworthy? It depends on which page you land on and what you’re looking for. The site may be an okay starting point for information, like Wikipedia. But the information isn’t always reliable, and unlike Wikipedia, the site’s business model relies on the same industry it reports on.

                    If you want independent information about drugs, check out the Informulary out of Dartmouth. (I’ve written about it here.) For all medical questions, UpToDate is a great source. (It’s mostly paywalled though patient information summaries are free, and again, it has no advertising.) In contrast to WebMD, the nonprofit Mayo Clinic, the UK government’s NHS Choices, and the National Institutes of Health’sMedlinePlus all have patient-friendly information that’s not overrun with advertising. Another nonprofit, Cochrane, is also a solid source with easy-to-understand, “plain language” summaries of clinical evidence. I’d go to all these sites before WebMD, but none is a substitute for seeing a doctor you trust.

                    https://www.vox.com/2016/4/5/11358268/webmd-accuracy-trustworthy

                    Bubbles
                    Participant
                      Very true, anon. When I was a professor I did not allow my college students to site wikipedia as a reference. However, when you are researching something that is predominantly touted in “popular” media like the “Chelation Community” – you address it as you can. At this point regarding chelation and cancer, you will have a hard time finding legit reports about it on sites like the Mayo Clinic. You will note that the two reports from my blog link (https://chaoticallypreciselifeloveandmelanoma.blogspot.com/2017/11/copper-chelation-to-inihibit-brafv600e.html) are from Cancer Research, Medical News Today, and an ASCO post. So…you do what you can. Hope that helps. C

                      However, the only study regarding trietine and melanoma on the NIH site was “withdrawn”. Meaning: “Withdrawn: The study stopped early, before enrolling its first participant.” You can see that for yourself here: https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/results?term=trientine&cond=melanoma

                    Gene_S
                    Participant
                      Caman,

                      In case you haven’t figured it out yet almost all of the people here only believe in Drugs.

                      Very few open minded. This is the melanoma social media site for only the doctor knows what is best for me.

                        ed williams
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                          You make a great point Anon, which I agree with 100% that the forum is science based mainly due to the fact that science and scientist’s like Jim Allison “Ipi” have saved so many melanoma lives, but you forgot to add this ” at least the majority of folks on this forum have the class to use a name and stand behind an opinion and are not cowards hiding behind the Anon button!!!”
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