Over the next 3 months,
my mother received 38 rounds of radiation, underwent
1 Gamma Knife treatment & was put on the oral Chemotherapy, Hydroxyurea. As we would later find out,
these treatments were not effective in slowing down the growth of the tumors in any
form or fashion. In May(about
5 months after diagnosis), she experienced an episode of projectile vomiting and was taken to San Diego Hospice
were the Doctors told us to prepare for the end. We had lost all hope.
It was at this time a friend
of the family introduced us to Poly MVA.
Like most people,
we were skeptical
but we couldn't give up searching for hope. We contacted Dr. Al Sanchez(The CEO of the Advanced Medicine Information & Education Center)
who provided us with
containing Clinical research on Poly MVA along with phone numbers of other families using Poly MVA. He also encouraged us not to order the product until
we had taken the information to our Oncologist. The families we talked to were very positive about the results
they were receiving and our Oncologist said the Poly only contained Natural Ingredients so it wouldn't hurt to
My mom started on
June 10, 2000. On her
4th day on Poly,
was able to move both her right arm and leg for the first time since her biopsy. We were ecstatic!! We didn't know what this meant but
for the first time in a long time we had something that none of us can live without.
Over the next several months each MRI showed decrease in Tumor Mass and a decrease in edema. We believed that through
prayers along with Gods blessing, my mother would beat this monster called Glioblastoma Multiforme IV. However,
in early November we met with the Radiation Oncologist to look at her most recent MRI.
The Doctor started off by showing us the area where the 4 tumors had been located. I say,
"had been located", because they were gone.
said that all that was left was necrosis(dead tissue). But unfortunately he was not finished. A suspect area in the Brain Stem, that he had pointed out
as something to watch in the previous MRI, had grown in size. He told us, due to the location in the Brain Stem
and the size it had grown since the last MRI, my mother had less than a month to live. She passed away at home
surrounded by her Husband and her 5 Children 19 days later.
After a ten month battle we lost
her on November 26, 2000. The
prognosis had been that we would lose her in May. We believe that although the Poly did not save her life it gave
us six additional months.
Our Hospice nurses stated that they believed it had lengthened and given her a much better quality of life than
they normally see with their other brain tumor patients.They have encouraged us to continue our work with Poly-MVA
due to the results they witnessed. At the San Diego Hospice,
my mom was referred to as the Miracle Lady due to the fact she left there two times
each time with the diagnosis of only days to live.
We ask the question,
why didn't Poly save her life when she improved so much
and four of the tumors were destroyed?
answer, she was on a very high level of Decadron for eight months. This reached 48mg. Research indicates that high
levels of steroid use for prolonged periods can stimulate new tumor growth due to the fact that steroids suppress
This steroid (Decadron-Dexamethasone)
is the same steroid given to organ transplant patients(Liver, Lung, Heart etc) once they have received
someone else's organ.
this steroid is known to eliminate the patients immune function so that the patient's
immune system will not reject the new organ. If our medical community knows that this steroid eliminates the patients immune function for organ
transplant patients, why in the hell are they giving the same steroid to Cancer Patients ?
Every time we tried to lower the dosage she
would experience Grand Mal seizures due to the
brain swelling caused by the trauma from all of her
rounds of radiation treatment.
We were caught in a catch twenty-two. Once her brain had been pummeled by 38 rounds of radiation, there was no
WE HAD TO CONTINUE
TO GIVE HER THE STEROIDS or she would die from the brain swelling. On the other hand, the Steroids had eliminated her immune system completely and she
had nothing left to fight the cancer.
We were never warned of the dangers. The reports from previous patients had indicated that
Poly-MVA was not as effective
when very high levels of Decadron were in use so we are fortunate that she responded to the level she did.
We want other cancer patients to have the opportunity
to read about the positive experiences that people have had with Poly-MVA and to share critical information that
will inform and protect new cancer patients from making the mistakes we have made.
We were not able to save my mothers life BECAUSE WE JUST DIDN'T KNOW ANY BETTER
but we have found great joy in sharing what we have
so that others will not go down the same path that millions
and millions of Americans like my mother have gone down.
We know and have found that
brings knowledge, and knowledge is power.
It is our mission to share information about this scienfically based product, (see
How Poly MVA works &
What you must know)
so that others may benefit from it also.
I would personally like to thank
all of the Cancer Patients who have shared their own personal stories. Their courage has been inspirational to say the least. Their willingness to give back
to other CANCER PATIENTS and THEIR FAMILIES who are desperately looking for REAL HOPE, is what true giving is all
Timothy P. Matson