Attempting to put breast cancer back in its box

by Joe Letts
(Somerset, England)

My wife was diagnosed with breast cancer 12 years ago at age 43, and in our initial ignorance we allowed the guys in white coats first to perform a hideous biopsy with tools from a medieval torture chamber and then give her a course of chemotherapy that took away her womanhood, left her looking and feeling ten years older, and made her very, very ill indeed.

The outcome of all that in the short term was that the lump shrank some after the chemotherapy, not permanently, and she was offered a mastectomy which she declined.

We were fortunate during the course of chemotherapy to be given some literature detailing alternative means of dealing with cancer, including radical changes to diet, ingestion of toxins from lifestyle, bathroom products, etc., stress (like big changes in the role we expected my wife to play as wife and mother), exercise et al and we met Paul Layman a doctor in South West UK whose treatment of cancer was fundamentally different from that of the NHS. We read Phillip Day's 'Cancer, Why Are We still Dying To Know The Truth' and other books, and we abandoned the chemotherapy after four of six scheduleded treatments.

I'm leaving a lot out here but broadly speaking all went well then for five years until the lump reappeared.

While being treated by Paul we had been to a talk by Dr Francisco Contreras, a cancer surgeon and principal of the Oasis of Hope clinic in Playas de Tijuana, Mexico. We were impressed by him and what he said; so we managed to raise a not insubstantial amount to pay for a course of treatment, and off we went to America.

Oasis of Hope is the most amazing place. Read up all you can about it. Their protocols are designed to improve the quality of the patient's life, bolster up the immune system, and attack the cancers with (mostly) non toxic treatments that shrink tumours. Every Oasis treatment has been thoroughly proven by peer reviewed evidence, and the doctors there will explain every aspect of the treatments to you and show you their reasons for recommending the treatments.

Back to natural progesterone, which Doctor Contreras recommends very highly. Thea's cancer was apparently hormone driven(?) and at the end of the course it was recommended that she should use a hormone blocker. Simultaneously it was recommended that she should carry on using NatPro which has been of great benefit. This is an apparent anomaly, caused I'm sure by my incomplete understanding, but it's worrying. Can you shed light, please.

With best wishes

Joe Letts

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Sep 08, 2013
Attempting to put breast cancer back in its box
by: Wray

Hi Joe Thanks so much for this information. Your description of the medieval treatment your wife received fits my thoughts on it. I know, or should I say knew Paul, an amazing man. I also know the work of Dr Contreras, another brave man sticking his neck out like Paul did for our health. And have listened to many of Philip Day's videos. When they say hormone driven, they are invariably referring to oestrogen, why they can't just say this heaven only knows! Please see our page on Cancer and HRT. Although there is strong evidence that testosterone causes it too, see here, here, here and here. The hormone blocker would be either an aromatase inhibitor or a gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) agonist. Aromatase effects the conversion of the androgens to oestrogen. A drug which blocks aromatase leads to exceptionally low oestrogen levels. Aromatase activity is often high in cancer. Factors known to increase aromatase activity are age, obesity, insulin, gonadotropins, and alcohol. IGF-1 also increases it too. High IGF-1 is found in milk from cows given bST, I don't think the UK dairy industry uses it, see here and here. The GnRH agonists cause a dramatic reduction in oestradiol and testosterone levels by increasing the gonadotropins LH and FSH. Initially there is a flare of symptoms caused by a sharp increase in oestradiol and testosterone. But the high level of gonadotropins finally suppresses oestradiol and testosterone. Identical to the flare of oestrogen dominance symptoms when first using progesterone. But what is not apparent to the medical profession, this would also result in a dramatic decrease in progesterone levels. Normal levels of LH and FSH are needed to stimulate egg production and ovulation in the ovary. But high levels of these hormones suppress not only oestrogen and testosterone, but ovulation. Without ovulation no ovarian progesterone is produced, the first list of symptoms here are almost all indicative of low progesterone. Progesterone is a natural aromatase inhibitor, see here and here. Continued below

Sep 08, 2013
Attempting to put breast cancer back in its box Part 2
by: Wray

Hi Joe Progesterone also acts as a GnRH antagonist, if enough is used it will suppress both LH and FSH. One of the ways it acts as a contraceptive. But it also suppresses both oestrogen and testosterone if enough is used. If bound to SHBG (sex hormone binding globulin) testosterone becomes inactive, progesterone raises levels of SHBG, see here, so preventing the rise of free testosterone. With testosterone bound to SHBG very little oestrogen will be converted. You say your wife was 43 when first diagnosed. She was then in the beginning stages of Peri-menopause, with dropping progesterone and normal testosterone/oestrogen. As one paper puts it "testosterone progressively dominates the hormonal milieu during the menopausal transition", see here. In fact the menopausal ovary is an androgen producing organ, see here. Adipose cells are also a source of hormones, see here, here, here, here and here. There's so much more info on cancer, and I have put together the info but it's not a web page yet. I would like to send it to you if you'd like it. Please contact me via this page here if you think it would help. But one final word, please ask your wife to have a vitamin D test done. If she already has, maybe you could give me the level. The NHS are in the dark ages when it comes to an 'adequate' level! Birmingham Hospital send out test kits for £25 and the results back by email. Take care Wray

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