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    flynn
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    Has anyone heard of this place in the Bahamas? Any takes on it?

    http://immunemedicine.com         – here's what they say..

    "At the Immune Augmentative Therapy Centre we have been working to find the best therapies available to restore your immune function since 1977. Lawrence Burton Ph.D. opened the IAT Clinic in Freeport after his many years of successful research therapy in the USA on the immune systems of hundreds of terminally ill cancer clients".

    Has anyone heard of this place in the Bahamas? Any takes on it?

    http://immunemedicine.com         – here's what they say..

    "At the Immune Augmentative Therapy Centre we have been working to find the best therapies available to restore your immune function since 1977. Lawrence Burton Ph.D. opened the IAT Clinic in Freeport after his many years of successful research therapy in the USA on the immune systems of hundreds of terminally ill cancer clients".

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      MichaelFL
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      Beware:

      Immuno-augmentative therapy (IAT) was developed by Lawrence Burton, Ph.D., a zoologist who claimed that it could control all forms of cancer by restoring natural immune defenses. He claimed to accomplish this by injecting blood serum proteins isolated with processes he had patented. However, experts have shown that the substances he claimed to use cannot be produced by these procedures and do not exist in the human body.. Burton did not publish detailed clinical reports, divulge the details of his methods, publish meaningful statistics, conduct a controlled trial, or provide independent investigators with specimens of his treatment materials for analysis. During the mid-1980s, several of Burton's patients were reported to have developed serious infections following IAT. Burton died in 1993, but the Bahamian clinic he founded is still operating under the direction of Dr. R. John Clement, a British-trained general practitioner who joined with Burton in 1978. The IAT Web site falsely claims that "IAT may well be the best option available for cancer patients today."

      From Quackwatch: Very long!

      http://www.quackwatch.org/01QuackeryRelatedTopics/OTA/ota06.html

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      http://www.quackwatch.com/search/webglimpse.cgi?ID=1&query=Lawrence+Burton&case=&whole=&lines=&errors=&age=&maxfiles=25&maxlines=20&maxchars=3000&filter=&cache=yes&rankby=DEFAULT

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      MichaelFL
      Participant

      Beware:

      Immuno-augmentative therapy (IAT) was developed by Lawrence Burton, Ph.D., a zoologist who claimed that it could control all forms of cancer by restoring natural immune defenses. He claimed to accomplish this by injecting blood serum proteins isolated with processes he had patented. However, experts have shown that the substances he claimed to use cannot be produced by these procedures and do not exist in the human body.. Burton did not publish detailed clinical reports, divulge the details of his methods, publish meaningful statistics, conduct a controlled trial, or provide independent investigators with specimens of his treatment materials for analysis. During the mid-1980s, several of Burton's patients were reported to have developed serious infections following IAT. Burton died in 1993, but the Bahamian clinic he founded is still operating under the direction of Dr. R. John Clement, a British-trained general practitioner who joined with Burton in 1978. The IAT Web site falsely claims that "IAT may well be the best option available for cancer patients today."

      From Quackwatch: Very long!

      http://www.quackwatch.org/01QuackeryRelatedTopics/OTA/ota06.html

      Check these out too:

      http://www.quackwatch.com/search/webglimpse.cgi?ID=1&query=Lawrence+Burton&case=&whole=&lines=&errors=&age=&maxfiles=25&maxlines=20&maxchars=3000&filter=&cache=yes&rankby=DEFAULT

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