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Multiple Myeloma Therapy- Antineoplastons Cured My Incurable Blood Cancer…

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Dr. Wayne Jonas, who reviewed antineoplastons for NCI, the drugs probably have a lower toxicity than some chemotherapies prescribed for brain cancer.”

I can’t tell you if Antineoplaston Therapy (ANP) produced by the Burzynski Research Institute (BRI) is legit or not. All I can tell you with absolute certainty is that I underwent conventional standard-of-care multiple myeloma therapy from my diagnosis of MM from 2/94- 9/97.

After remission, relapse, remission and relapse, I reached end-stage, was told “nothing more could be done for me” by my oncologist, Dr. Anne Rassiga on September 30th, 1997.

I began ANP A2-1, A10, on November 3 of that year. I underwent intravenous ANP for the next 10 months, capsules for seven months after that. I reached complete remission aka cancer-free status where I have remained ever since.

I can tell you with absolute certainty that:

  • Conventional FDA approved therapies caused numerous short, long-term and late stage side effects-
  • Conventional FDA approved therapies cost tens of thousands of dollars-
  • Conventional FDA approved therapies didn’t “work” and may have even made my MM worse-
  • Many of the board-certified medical doctors I worked with neglected to explain possible serious side-effects, exaggerated possible benefits, used terms such as “potentially curative” and downright lied to me-

I can also tell you with absolute certainty that:

  • ANP caused minor short-term side effects (I had to urinate more than usual…and I got headaches)-
  • ANP cost tens of thousands of dollars- all clearly spelled out, all clearly explained-
  • ANP from the BRI cured my “incurable” blood cancer-

I understand why the FDA and conventional oncology approaches MM the way it does. The FDA works hard to limit non-conventional cancer therapies. That’s the way the FDA works in the United States.

But I also understand that oncology, especially multiple myeloma oncology is a huge business in the United States. I also understand that conventional MM therapies cannot cure multiple myeloma. 

Multiple Myeloma patients and survivors should be able to choose any therapy that they want- conventional, ANP, spiritual, hell, even “laying on of hands” if they want to.

I don’t expect conventional health insurance or Medicare/Medicaid to cover the cost of ANP (or laying on of hands…).

But I do expect State (Texas Medical Board) and the Federal Government to leave Burzynski alone. Let MM patients choose whatever therapy they want.

That’s just my opinion…

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Thank you,

David Emerson

  • MM Survivor
  • MM Cancer Coach
  • Director PeopleBeatingCancer

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Cancer ‘Visionary’ Stanislaw Burzynski Stands Trial for Unprecedented Medical Malfeasance

“As a young doctor in the 1970s, Burzynski began treating patients with antineoplastons, a collection of peptides, amino acids and amino acid derivatives he originally isolated from blood and urine. Since then, by his reckoning, he’s used the drugs to treat over 2,300 cancer patients—though he isn’t trained as an oncologist…
Over the years, Burzynski has been the subject of numerous investigations and legal proceedings, brought by grand juries, the FDA and the Texas Medical Board. As it’s become more difficult to continue registering his patients in antineoplaston trials, Burzynski has treated patients in other ways, still outside the medical mainstream. He uses chemotherapy drugs in combinations that have not been scientifically tested—and whose toxicities, according to the medical board, pose an unwarranted threat to patients…

The board alleges that Burzynski charged “exorbitant” amounts, billed for unnecessary tests, and failed to adequately disclose his stake in the pharmacy and laboratory that provided many patients’ drugs and tests. Perhaps even more worrying, the board says Burzynski and his staff made numerous medical and record-keeping errors, including misinterpreting scans and using the wrong tests to evaluate patients’ progress. Then there are the untested drug combinations. On its website, the Burzynski Clinic says it offers “personalized cancer therapy,” using genetic analysis to customize treatment for each patient. But in expert testimony for the medical board, Dr. Cynthia Wetmore, director of the program in Developmental Therapeutics in the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center in Atlanta, said, “There’s not a possible way to tell what drug is helping and what drug is not helping. The drugs are given in nonstandard combinations that never have been tested. They’re given in nonstandard doses that are not known to be effective or safe. And combining them is experimenting on humans, which cannot be done outside a clinical study. That’s unethical.

The board concluded that because of Burzynski’s actions and those of his subordinates, “each of the patients in this case either suffered considerable toxicity effects or were put at significant risk of considerable toxicity effects…”

Burzynski takes a different view—he says the drug combinations are evidence of his innovative approach to medicine…

Burzynski argued that it’s unfeasible to restrict practitioners only to tested drug combinations, because with almost 100 cancer drugs, testing every combination of five agents would result in “hundreds of thousands of trials…”

Because of the lack of strong scientific evidence, there is little concrete information about the toxicity or side effects of the drugs. On the one hand, says Dr. Wayne Jonas, who reviewed antineoplastons for NCI, the drugs probably have a lower toxicity than some chemotherapies prescribed for brain cancer. But on the other, studies of antineoplastons have observed serious side effects, including severe neurological toxicity, bone marrow suppression, hypernatremia, fatigue, stupor and coma, and potassium deficiency in the blood…

As far back as 1994, an FDA inspection found that Burzynski was misrepresenting side effects as minimal. Eighteen years later, a 6-year-old boy in one of Burzynski’s trials died with hypernatremia. When the FDA found out, they put a partial hold on his trials, forbidding him from enrolling children. Later, the agency expanded the hold to include adults…

At this point, Dye knew something about antineoplastons, and the scant evidence of their efficacy. Still, she fulfilled the family’s wishes, returning to New Hampshire and administering the antineoplastons. The drugs were debilitating, causing hypernatremia that led to anemia and sleepiness. Every day, she and the family debated whether to continue, knowing that this could be the girl’s last summer. After a few weeks, the family discontinued the treatment, and a few months later the girl passed away. Dye says the clinic never followed up with the family, either before or after the girl’s passing…

After two years of Ping-Ponging records and paperwork with Burzynski, in June 2014, the FDA decided that the doctor’s submissions to the agency had finally addressed its concerns around poor documentation, and it lifted the clinical hold…

Chatting with supporters during a break in his Texas Medical Board hearing in November, Burzynski also struck a conspiratorial note, saying of the board, “They’re working for big institutions, and their business is to get rid of the people who really are trying to do something on their own, without taking tons of government money.” He said the board was trying to shield major cancer research bodies from tough questions about why he had succeeded where they had failed. “They are spending billions of dollars, and in a city like Houston we are the only ones who have come up with the discovery of an original anti-cancer medicine…”

Given this startlingly frank admission, many critics ask why Burzynski is still allowed to run his clinic and to enroll patients in trials. “The FDA has inspected him quite a few times, and they always find stuff, but they never can quite seem to shut down his clinical trials,” says David Gorski, a surgical oncologist at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, and a blogger who’s written extensively about Burzynski.

Gorski says he’s asked the FDA why it hasn’t shut down Burzynski, and they’ve never explained. When Newsweek asked the agency the same question, it responded with a general statement, making no reference to Burzynski, saying simply that it takes action based on its most recent inspections, using all available information...

Meanwhile, Burzynski has vowed to keep fighting. The medical board hearing was due to wrap up in January, but after Burzynski was diagnosed with a heart condition, his lawyers successfully campaigned to put off the remainder of the trial to May. For his supporters and critics, the delay is nothing new—just another temporary cease-fire in a conflict that’s gone on for four decades…”



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Amanda Ashby says last year

Do you know of other people on this forum who have successfully been treated with antineoplaston therapy? Thank you

    David Emerson says last year

    Hi Amanda-

    PeopleBeatingCancer.org is a website not a forum. In addition to blog posts I admin a comments capability which is how we are communicating now.

    I know other patients who have benefited from antineoplaston therapy but I know of no other myeloma patients who have benefited from this therapy.

    If you are a myeloma patient I recommend a combination of conventional and non-conventional therapies but usually less toxicity than what is recommended by oncology and the standard-of-care treatment regimens.

    David Emerson

    Brandon Meier says 10 months ago

    Are there any non conventional evidence based therapies that may put multiple myeloma in remission,and heal and regrow bone damage

      David Emerson says 10 months ago

      Hi Brandon-

      There are a number of evidence-based non-conventional therapies that have been shown to be cytotoxic aka kill monoclonal proteins aka MM cells. The issue you probably are getting at is whether or not they put a mm patient in remission or if they can extend a remission. The short answer is that I don’t know. No studies one way or another

      The longer answer is that since I reached complete remission, I do many of these therapies daily. So did ANP wipe out ALL of my mm or have I been killing mm cells steadily. I don’t know.

      As for your other question about evidence-based non-conventional therapies shown to build bone health aka increase bone mineral density- yes. Many. From exercise to vitamin D. Lots. The issue of completely healing the bone damage done by MM- this depends on the person’s age, stage, amount of bone damage, etc.

      I don’t mean to sound vague, just that you are asking complicated questions.


      David Emerson

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