Is there a day without chemo coming?

scouty
scouty Member Posts: 1,965
edited March 2014 in Colorectal Cancer #1
Check out this article in the paper today. Wake Forest University is one of the 100 plus Comprehensive Cancer Centers here in the US. This study makes sense to me. It helps the body fight off the cancer naturally instead of "nuking/poisoning the hell out of one's body cells". I bet the pharmaceutical companies don't like seeing this.

Lab Mice Cured of Cancer after Receiving White Blood Cells From Cancer-Resistant Mice

White blood cells from a strain of cancer-resistant mice cured advanced cancers in ordinary laboratory mice


Winston-Salem, NC -- Researchers at Wake Forest University School of Medicine reported the findings in this week's on-line edition of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Even highly aggressive forms of malignancy with extremely large tumors were eradicated. This is the first time that one very aggressive type of cancer has been treated successfully. The transplanted white blood cells not only killed existing cancers, but also protected normal mice from what should have been lethal doses of highly aggressive new cancers.

Preliminary studies show that the white blood cells also kill cancers that spring up naturally in the body's own cells.

The original studies on group of cancer-resistant mice, reported in 2003, showed that cancer resistance could be inherited. The new findings show that resistant-cell therapy can cure cancers in ordinary mice. The research opens the way for possible similar therapies in humans. The research was conducted by Zheng Cui, MD, PhD, Mark C. Willingham, MD, and several colleagues, and funded by the Cancer Research Institute, the National Cancer Institute and the Charlotte Geyer Foundation

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  • kerry
    kerry Member Posts: 1,313
    Scouty,

    I read the same article this morning and was so excited. I told my doctor just keep me going long enough to see the cure. Maybe it is on the horizon!! Thanks for sharing this article.

    Kerry
  • debralla
    debralla Member Posts: 203
    Great Article.
    Glad to hear that it was in the paper for all to see !!!!
    Thanks for sharing .
    TAKE CARE AND GOD BLESS.
    DEBRA
  • markatger
    markatger Member Posts: 314
    WOW!

    That sounds incredible ... way to go scientists!

    I love that line
    "Even highly aggressive forms of malignancy with extremely large tumors were eradicated."

    That is wayyy cool.

    Thanks for posting
    Maria

    PS I'm going to google about it...but maybe you could post a link if you have one.
  • jerseysue
    jerseysue Member Posts: 624
    Very very exciting!
  • Betsydoglover
    Betsydoglover Member Posts: 1,248
    Hi all -

    Here's one site that carries the article
    http://www.scienceblog.com/community/older/2003/A/20037606.html

    Scouty, thanks. Very interesting and exciting stuff!

    Betsy
  • markatger
    markatger Member Posts: 314

    Hi all -

    Here's one site that carries the article
    http://www.scienceblog.com/community/older/2003/A/20037606.html

    Scouty, thanks. Very interesting and exciting stuff!

    Betsy

    Thanks Betsy!
  • markatger
    markatger Member Posts: 314
    markatger said:

    Thanks Betsy!

    Wait a sec... that article is from 2003??

    Is there a newer version of the study?
  • scouty
    scouty Member Posts: 1,965

    Hi all -

    Here's one site that carries the article
    http://www.scienceblog.com/community/older/2003/A/20037606.html

    Scouty, thanks. Very interesting and exciting stuff!

    Betsy

    Sorry Betsy, but that article has nothing to do with the study I was referring to.

    The results were just published over the weekend in the release of the "Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences". You can google that and see the results. Or just check today's newspapers and news reports.

    Try to keep this on the forefront of your minds. There is not much for "brainwashing and recurrent drug treatment opportunities (revenue)", so it could disappear quickly. Sad but true!!!!!!!!

    Lisa P.
  • Betsydoglover
    Betsydoglover Member Posts: 1,248
    scouty said:

    Sorry Betsy, but that article has nothing to do with the study I was referring to.

    The results were just published over the weekend in the release of the "Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences". You can google that and see the results. Or just check today's newspapers and news reports.

    Try to keep this on the forefront of your minds. There is not much for "brainwashing and recurrent drug treatment opportunities (revenue)", so it could disappear quickly. Sad but true!!!!!!!!

    Lisa P.

    Sorry all! ALthough I think this article is related it is clearly not current - but it's what I got by "googling". I 'll search again, but if someone actually has a URL for a current article it would be good to post.

    thx
    Betsy
  • scouty
    scouty Member Posts: 1,965
    Here is the URL to my local newspaper article.

    http://www.wfmy2.com/news/2yh/article.aspx?storyid=62878
  • jenalynet
    jenalynet Member Posts: 361

    Sorry all! ALthough I think this article is related it is clearly not current - but it's what I got by "googling". I 'll search again, but if someone actually has a URL for a current article it would be good to post.

    thx
    Betsy

    http://www1.wfubmc.edu/news/newsarticle.htm?ArticleID=1840

    I found the article here..
  • KathiM
    KathiM Member Posts: 8,028
    Lisa,
    There has been much research being done on just this subject for quite awhile. But it seems to have sped up in the last 6 months (fine, just missing ME, still traditional protocol). Look at breast cancer, with leanings toward herceptin, and the interaction with hormones. I am WAY EXCITED...always felt that cancer is tied to immune system...do something to compromise it, and it can no longer fight the beast!
    My wish is that within MY lifetime (50 years young) cancer will be nothing worse than the flu...still needing serious watching, but NOT a death sentence!
    Hugs, Kathi
  • Kanort
    Kanort Member Posts: 1,272
    Thanks, Lisa, for sharing this wonderful and hopeful study.

    Big hugs,

    Kay
  • terril
    terril Member Posts: 296
    One of these days...I pray that it comes soon, so very soon. No more cancer. No more suffering. Thanks, Lisa, for this information.