Issue 29: My Cancer Story Part Two
- Issue 29: My Cancer Story Part Two
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My Cancer Story Part Two of Three By Cliff Beckwith
A Tape Transcription by Clifford Beckwith
The following is presented for educational and informational purposes only and in no way should be construed as giving medical advice.
A few years ago the National Cancer Institute set up a project to test four materials on tumors in rats. They were citrus, licorice, garlic and flax. The project was abandoned because of " lack of funding" even though the doctor in charge knew that Flax was a very effective cancer fighter. Incidentally, Al Carter says that when mice are used in experiments with cancer, a special breed of mouse with a weak immune system is used, because mice with a normal immune system cannot be given cancer.
My sister's sister in law passed away from cancer recently. She had tried a nutritional approach and asked her oncologist whether he felt there was any value in nutritional approaches. "There probably is," he replied, "but I will never admit it and I'll never use it."
My family doctor told me in 1994 that he was impressed with how well I was doing but was cynical unless he saw the results of objective tests. There will never be objective tests, because in our society the purpose of objective tests is profit. If flax oil were officially found to be effective, it would destroy the financial structure of the drug and oncology industry. That will never be allowed to happen.
Now I may be naive, and I may yet die of cancer, but as of July 9, 2001, I have already lived about 10 years longer than my doctor really expected. He told me a couple of years after I was diagnosed that most men who had the condition I had did not make it 6 months.
In October 1994 a woman called us from Sandusky Ohio. She had ovarian cancer and a blood count of 1000. She began using the oil somewhat but also said, "I told them I wanted the strongest chemo they had. I want to feel those cancer cells die." Later we heard there was quite an improvement. In May 1995 I heard she'd gone back to work. Later we learned there had been a real set back and she'd given up the Flax oil as she didn't feel it was helping. She passed away that summer.
Over the last five or so we have realized that where Flax oil and chemo are both used, length and quality of life seem to be increased but death from cancer may still occur. I wonder if the chemo doesn't largely destroy what the flax oil builds. The chapter on cancer treatment past and present in Al Carter's book "The Cancer Answer " really helps to understand the situation. Where chemo and/or radiation has been abandoned or not used, results have been far more favorable, virtually 95% where the oil is used properly.
A few years ago, through our church, we learned of a man who needed prayer. He'd been a missionary and pastor. Shortly thereafter I met his sister and wound up sending her brother a tape. He began to use Flax oil. His sister told me a short while later that he was doing great and the doctors were amazed. Then the word came that he was regressing and we learned that he'd switched to Flax flakes. I contacted him and learned that when he was first diagnosed, he wasn't expected to make it very long. He switched back to Flax oil. He has since passed away.
In April 1995 we heard from a man who's father had been in UT Hospital twice in 10 days and was not expected to live through the night because of advanced pancreatic cancer. However he rallied, got home, found out about Flax oil and began to use it. We have not talked with him directly but heard that in August 1995 he had a check up and the oncologist said, "we must have made a mistake in diagnosis - you couldn't have had cancer". Through a mutual friend we learned that in February 1996 a check up showed that everything was clear.
In September 1996 we learned he was back in the hospital and the doctors were giving him a new drug they felt would add a year to his life. Someone who knows him felt there was a strong possibility that he had quit taking the flax oil. He passed away soon after that. It seems that if Flax oil can build an immune system that will eliminate cancer cells, it must be continued.
Early in the summer of 1995 we heard from one of our good friends in Morristown that her cousin's husband, an ex-service man, had an advanced case of lung cancer and there wasn't much that could be done about it. They wanted us to send a tape, so we did. Later, we talked to them at length on the phone. Her husband began using Flax oil 4 Tbs. Day.
That November we saw a segment on TV from the Thompson Cancer Survival Center which said that advanced lung cancer is incurable but there is a new drug now that won't make one's hair fall out but will extend life, have fewer side effects, and give a better quality of life.
The next night we had a call from our cousin's friend. He said that he had just had a physical. The doctor read the X-rays and found the cancer gone. "I'm living proof that advanced lung cancer can be cured." This is the first of an annual phone call.
I'm aware of the fact that when a diagnoses of cancer is given, panic sets in and one really doesn't know what to do. I'm of the opinion that Flax oil should be used as a preventative for cancer by keeping up the body's supply of Omega 3.
Recently the mother of one of my friends was talking with a lady at church about cancer. The other lady said, "I had cancer, but I don't have it anymore. I went to Mexico and a German doctor put me on Flaxseed oil".
In March 1995, Nancy, the school secretary, went to the hospital with gall bladder problems. Before she left the hospital she had been operated on to remove a malignant tumor from her liver. She immediately began using Flaxseed oil and cottage cheese. In October she had another check up. A few days later she got the verdict, " everything is fine. See me next year." As of October 1996, everything is normal.
By this time, July 10, 1998, I know of at least 62 people who have had cancer and now are apparently recovered. That is a very strong percentage of success. I'm sure that if these successes had come about as a result of procedures developed by cancer researchers and cost a million dollars in drugs and services by specialists they would be shouted from the rooftops.
Near Christmas, 1995, we received a Christmas card from the widow of one of my former shipmates. A note was enclosed that stated she'd had cancer and was operated on, but they hadn't been able to get it all. She told the surgeon she didn't want chemo or radiation and he referred her to a doctor who put her on flax oil. She said she's doing well and felling fine. That is the first I've heard of an American doctor suggesting or recommending the use of Flax oil. In her Christmas letter of 1997 was a note which said, "I'm doing fine. Thank God for doctors willing to suggest alternative methods!"
In May 1995, a young woman called us from Anderson County, TN., and said, "I'm terminal, I'm 35 and have 3 young children. My husband has deserted me. I've tried using cottage cheese but I'm allergic to dairy products and can't use it. Is there anything else that will work?" We'd learned two weeks before that soft tofu will work fairly well and we passed that on.
We heard no more until March 1996. We heard from a friend that the young lady had nine tumors in her chest and they had shrunk to pinpoint size. She was almost well. However the oncologists persuaded her that she couldn't get well using Flax oil and that she should go to the Vanderbuilt Medical Center and undergo further chemotherapy. She was given a shot of experimental chemo and died, leaving 3 young children orphans.
A short time ago we received a call from an RN in charge of a nursing home. She said "Dad's in his early 60's. He was told nine months ago that he couldn't live three months without chemo but he refused it. Now he's in a lot of pain and takes his anger out on Mom. She gives it back and I'm in the middle". After talking with us, she ordered the oil immediately.
A few weeks later she called and said, "I've got to tell you this. Dad's used the oil for 10 days, 3 Tbsp. A day. Already the pain is gone and today he told me this is the first day in a long time he hasn't felt sick. Today he has hope, and that's more than anyone else has been able to accomplish."
Of course, we have no real idea of what is happening elsewhere. Earlier versions of these tapes have gone all over the country. It isn't illegal to give information as long as we avoid giving specific advice.
One lady in Blaine TN, got a tape for her mother. She was not expected to live long as her cancer was quite advanced. Today the doctor told her, "Everything looks great. See me next year."
Several weeks ago a man called us from South Bend, Indiana. He said, "You'll enjoy this. I have a 13 year old dog. He has cancer. He's eyes were dull and he was so weak he couldn't lift his leg. I should have put him to sleep but I didn't want to. I put a Tbsp. of Flax oil and a half cup of cottage cheese in his bowl and he wolfed it down. I did that three times a day for ten weeks. Today he's running all over the place, his eyes are bright, his coat is shiny and he's gaining weight." That was the 2nd dog I'd heard of in 3 days that showed improvement from using Flax oil. The other is owned by my cousin's daughter.
Two years after I was diagnosed with cancer another teacher at Washburn was found to have very serious cancer. The doctor gave her 3 to 5 months. She wouldn't consider doing what I was doing because the doctors didn't tell her to. For 2 years she went through rounds of chemo, with the drug being changed as the previous one wore out. (Chemo kills good cells as well as cancer cells, but the hope is the good cells regenerate faster.) Finally the doctors said that they had done all they could do. The immune system was gone and the only thing left was to notify the doctors as the pain got worse and they would prescribe a stronger pain killer.
At last she began to use Flax oil but with the companion nutrients instead of cottage cheese. She went back the next month for blood tests and the white count was going up and the antigen count had dropped from 1000 to 700. The doctors were mystified but 3 days later they called and told her they were encouraged by the improvement and wanted her to go back on chemo the next week. She did and died a short time later.
To me, this is an example of the real conflict. When things which can get people well oppose those things which provide the most income it is hard for me to believe that people's well being has first priority. As long as things which provide the most income are also things which get people well, there is no problem.
Recently a lady came to the greenhouse in Augusta run by my niece and nephew. She told my niece that her brother, 43, had been diagnosed with cancer of the pancreas and liver and given but a short time to live. My niece gave her a tape, and she and her mother went to her brothers that night.
He immediately began using 4 Tbsp. of oil a day and in three and half weeks his count went from 560 t0 280. Three and a half weeks later it was 165. 100 is normal. He had a standing appointment with his family doctor but was a week and a half late. The doctor assumed he had died. The upshot of it was that the doctor wanted a tape to give to a lady in his church who had terminal breast cancer.
However, we have heard in recent days that the brother also began using tea from a Japanese mushroom and things have taken a turn for the worse. Somehow it has poisoned his system. The family doctor had told him previously that it was the first time he'd seen a count come down when pancreatic cancer was involved. We learned a short time later that he had died from the effects of the mushroom poison. When properly prepared it may have value but I read in the Prevention magazine that if it is not prepared properly it can be dangerous.
Recently I learned of a lady with an ovarian cyst that was malignant. A date was set in three and a half weeks for further examination and determination of the best course of treatment. Meanwhile she began using Flax oil heavily. When the day came the doctor seemed to be taking a long time with the examination. She thought, "How awful can this bee?" Finally the doctor said, "I can't find anything wrong.."
One thing we've learned lately is that some diabetes is caused by a lack of Omega 3 in the system. When Flax oil is used in cases like that the need for insulin may change and a doctor needs to monitor that.
We were asked by a friend to send a tape to his son who's wife was badly off with cancer. We have just learned that the daughter-in-law had cancer through her lymphatic system and her brain. She used 4 Tbsp. Of oil a day and today the tests for cancer are normal. The doctors can't figure out what's happened and she is not saying anything. However, her husband, mother, father and sisters are all using Flax oil for prevention.
In late February a doctor got on the Internet and said that people were using Flax oil for cancer and they were dying and the oil was a farce.
Another doctor got on ABC 20/20 and said we ought to eliminate the quackery in cancer treatment and stay with standard methods.
As far as the use of Flax oil is concerned, people are not dying when it is used properly, and many of those using the oil have been given up by those using standard treatments. One of my friends received a Christmas card last year with a note that a cousin, 77, had found he had a PSA of 83 in September. He used nothing but Flax oil, cottage cheese and fruit and it had dropped to 13 by December. They were thrilled.
We have a friend in Bristol, TN., who operates a wig shop and much of her business is the result of cancer patient's using chemo. She has shared tapes with anyone interested. One day she called us, all excited, and said that she just heard form a friend of hers in Florida who has stomach cancer. She'd just had the first checkup since she began to use Flax oil and the tumor had shrunk 2 inches in diameter.
This August  one of my friends wanted a tape for a lady in his church. She is 62 and was seriously ill with Breast Cancer and other involvement. One morning I called her and she said she'd seen the oncologist the day before and he told her she couldn't live more than 4 to 6 months. She said as far as she was concerned personally it didn't matter. She was ready to meet the Lord but was concerned for the ones left.
The oncologist wanted to use chemo to shrink the mass and operate to prevent and eruption but said it would not extend her life nor improve the quality of life. After much prayer she decided against the chemo. The oncologist called two days in a row very upset at the refusal and she agreed to have a checkup in mid-September. The doctor did some bloodwork and then told her he had a drug that strengthens the bones and could give her another 2 years. Then, looking at the floor he said that as he expected the count was going up. It had been 83, now it was 105. He still wanted to use the Chemo.
After more conversation he told her that he could do some other things as she recovered. The nurse told her that she had more problems than she realized. She now has used the Flax oil 9 weeks at 4 Tbsps day. She's been feeling good and her color was improving at 7 weeks.
Sunday October 13, she told my friend at church that she felt good, still had some problems but was improving. Then she said that according to the doctor's expectations, by this time she'd be in bed with people waiting on her and close to the end. As it is, she is enjoying life and Praising the Lord!
At this point, July l998, I want to update this account. It may have some real significance.
After making rapid improvement, she apparently got tired of cottage cheese, which is understandable. She shifted to yogurt. This seems to work, but yogurt has only one third the amount of protein and I don't know how much she used. Around Christmas 1996 she was taken to the hospital for radiation on a place in her backbone. It didn't help. A massage of some type was done on her back that almost killed her. She got pneumonia and almost died. She was sent home and placed on hospice care. Her daughter told me later the doctor had told the hospice nurse that her mother couldn't last thirty days.
At this point she couldn't sit up in bed for more that a few minutes. Now she began to use the protein again the way it should be used. On the following Easter Sunday she drove to the Sunrise Service. I heard later that she was driving around Knoxville and felt elated that the tide had turned.
Then she again slacked off on the protein and went down hill. Now she tried the companion nutrients and again showed some recovery However, she did not fully recover and passed away in the spring of 1998.
At the time she was put on hospice she was also put on narcotic patches for pain. She lived 26 months with the narcotic patches. One doctor told me that if a healthy person were on narcotic patches for an extended period of time there would be damage to several vital organs. "Of course," he said, "If a person is going to die very soon it doesn't matter."
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