What makes cancer so hard to cure? How we can help.
Updated: Mar 9
The cancer epidemic currently effects many people's lives. What can be done about it now? And how can it be resolved in the future?
There are over 15 million estimated cancer sufferers in the united states alone. And the effects that this disease has on both those who suffer from it and their families is often profound. Why though, after all the advancements that have been made in the fields of medicine and science, is there this epidemic? And perhaps the more pressing question, why can't we get rid of it?
To answer those questions, we first need to understand what cancer is and where it comes from.
A cancer cell arises as normal cells accumulate mutations. This mutation within the cell is relatively common. Most of the time a cell will recognize the mutation and rectify it. If the mutation cannot be rectified, the cell will "self-destruct". However, some mutations within the cell can go unchecked or unnoticed by the cell thus allowing for the growth and multiplication of cancer cells. These cells can spread throughout the body or metastasis (infect) certain organs or tissues.
With this process clear in mind, we come to a vital fact about cancer. Cancer arises when a common body/cellular function fails. The significance of this fact cannot be over emphasized! But we'll get to that point a bit later in this article. For now lets focus on the challenges associated with treating cancer sufferers.
Cancer is an incredibly complex disease,with over 100 different variations in type. So a universal blanket treatment for all of them is something we are unlikely to find. And much of our knowledge about cancer biology and cellular structure comes from grown culture of cancer cells rather than cancer cells that are actually present within living organisms. These cultured cancer cells lack much of the complexity of cancer cells that are active within people, so drugs and treatments that work to kill the cultured cells, often fail in clinical trials with real patients. One cancer cell can often give rise to multiple cells. The challenge with treating these new cells is that each of the new cells is slightly different in its structure from the original, so to try and precisely treat each of these unique genetic mutations is a major challenge.
“Clonal heterogeneity is a major challenge in brain tumors, with the possibility of there being as many as six different subclones of a single tumor present in one patient.”
Another challenge is that cancer cells have the unique ability of being able to hide from the immune system. This prevents the immune system from detecting and destroying the mutated cell. Treatments like immunotherepy try to help the body identify and destroy these cancer cells and marked success has been noted with this treatment method. However, effective results with the treatments currently being used in the medical field are no where near the levels that they need to be at.
The risk of surgery and the chronically damaging effects of chemo therapy cannot be the only way forward! If patients survive these treatment methods, they are faced with the reality that only 1% of cancer patients who are "cured" and go into remission , stay cancer free.
Overcoming these challenges in cancer treatment is vital not only for those who suffer from this disease but also for their families.
The question we come to then is: How can cancer be effectively treated?
Remembering where cancer comes from is the key to answering that question. The cancer grows within the body when a common cellular function malfunctions. There is always a reason for this malfunction! From a natural health perspective, the cause of the cancer is what you need to address if effective treatment is to be rendered. So understanding why the body was not able to destroy a mutated cell within a certain organ is vital to ensuring that when effective treatment of the cancer has been rendered, the cancer will not return because the cause has be rectified.
After this first step has been taken, the next step is to restore correct immune function within the body, remembering that the immune system not only has the ability to destroy cancer cells, but is your most effective weapon against cancer. Treatments like chemo therapy absolutely destroy the immune system and thus, destroy your best chance of fighting off the disease!
If you restore the body ability to effectively destroy and eliminate mutated cells, as well as restore correct functioning of both the lymphatic and endocrine systems (depending on the cancer type) then the body will naturally fight the cancer.
With the correct natural treatment of cancer not only do you give your body a fighting chance but your quality of life during the treatment is significantly improved.
The final step is to ensure correct functioning of the eliminatorey systems of the body. If your body is eliminating waist correctly then drainage and breakdown of cancer cells will happen at an increased rate ensuring a clear path to recovery.
You can treat cancer effectively using natural methodology and medicines. No it is not any specific treatment or specific medicine that puts you on the path to recovery, but rather, it is your body that does that. So let us help you give your body what it needs!
As a closing comment I will say this, cancer does not have to be scary and it does not have to be the end of your health life. As a cancer survivor myself I can say with absolute confidence that if you look after your body your body it will look after you. And that perhaps is the surest way to live your health, happy life.