|Name: John Flint
Diagnosis: Lung Cancer
Date: July 23, 2000
7300 Bear Ridge Rd.
N. Tonawanda, NY 14120
|UPDATES: April 12, 2001 - December 3, 2003
- July 6, 2004
On September 1997 I started having difficulties with reading comprehension, I could read a sentence but could not
understand what it meant. Within a week I also developed strong headaches. My GP made an appointment to see a neurologist
which he scheduled for 2 months in the future and suggested I continue to take aspirin. That same weekend my headaches were so bad that I went
to the emergency room of the local hospital.
After a very short examination the doctor concluded that I had a bad set of headaches but "one thing you do not have are brain tumors". I felt reassured that I did not have anything serious
and went home. As the headaches kept getting worse and I became more and more disoriented, I managed to obtain
an appointment with a young neurologist. After a ten minute examination, she sent me for a cat-scan and within a few hours she gave us the bad news that I had
two large brain tumors. She
also suggested that the brain
tumors were probably not primary and that they probably had metastasised from somewhere else. That day our life changed forever. The quick action
of that neurologist might be one reason that I am still alive.
Within a few days they identified
the primary as a large lung tumor, non small cell carcinoma, that had spread to the brain. I was rated as stage 4. During the next few weeks I saw 3 different oncologists, they all gave me a prognosis of 3 months to a year at most. All of them suggested I get my affairs in order. They also stated that it would be a waste of time and
money to try any alternative methods.
I started full brain radiation which was followed after several weeks of recovery by chemotherapy. This lasted almost six months until the oncologist refused
to give me any more treatments as the chemo was having many negative side effects on my system. At that stage the doctors stated that they had nothing
more to offer and that I should enjoy life as much as possible. We felt we were left on our own, like abandoned, with no one to help us.
During the long months of chemotherapy, my wife had started looking at possible alternative treatments since my
doctors did not seem to think that I had much chance. She called survivors to see what they were doing, cancer
organizations to see what they could offer, read books, looked at web pages for the latest that kept on recurring
among her various contacts. As we spent more time researching these products we got a clearer understanding of
why they worked. Some were being tested in various research laboratories and showed definite signs of reducing
cancer. Others dealt with helping the immune system and maintaining the body at its peak condition.
The different cancer fighting products we found attack tumors in different ways. Some prevented the tumors from
growing the necessary blood vessels required for growth, these are known as angiogenesis inhibitors. Others attacked
the protein membrane that the tumors use to shield themselves from the immune system. Others have chemicals that are necessary for some cancers to grow but also contain
chemicals that are poisonous to the tumor - Poly MVA.
Some prevent the small new tumors from attaching themselves and therefore cannot grow. I take them all. To date,
most of the data show that no single chemical is 100% effective and that taking more than one product increases
chances of survival. Some are probably more effective than others, none of them are harmful. The cost of many of
these products is relatively small.
It has been 3 years since I was
first diagnosed. To date I have no sign of any visible tumors in the brain or lung. I even have some hair back. We would be glad to send you a specific list of the products
I am taking. Also we are always happy to talk to anyone looking for help. We were not able to get help from the
medical profession so we took the initiative to do something ourselves. If we can share this with other people,
we are happy to do so. Please feel free to telephone e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
UPDATE: April 12-2001
We have written a short paragraph below with the latest on Johns health. As you see, he is still doing very well. We receive at least 5 calls or emails a week asking about poly and the other products
that John is taking. We are happy to give moral support and provide any information that we have.
Best wishes to you and your father
Judy and John
John is doing great. As of April 2001,
recent CAT scans could not detect any sign of his earlier brain or lung tumors. He is still taking all of his supplements, including POLY MVA, although reduced to a maintenance level. He also has maintained a diet of at least 7-8 fruits, vegetables
daily balanced with protein.
|UPDATE: December 3, 2003
We thought we would let you know that John is still doing great and we are into our 3rd year of cruising on our
sailboat. This winter we are
off to Belize. John is still following his protocol including polymva.We
wish you and your father the best for the holiday season. Please give him our regards.
Judy and John Flint
|UPDATE: July 6, 2004
Another 6 months has passed and
John still enjoys good health.
My mother has been receiving at least 2 -3 requests for John's "protocol" each week. She is happy to
forward it to anyone that requests it. John also emails messages to anyone that would like more information. John is still taking Poly MVA as well as other supplements and continues to eat 7-9
fruits and vegetables per day.
John and Judy
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