I have some strong concerns about CANCERactive. I think some of the information on their website is inaccurate. Some is misleading. Some is dangerously irresponsible.
But who are CANCERactive?
In their own words,
CANCERactive is Britain´s Number 1 holistic cancer charity. (Some people call us an Integrative, or Integrated Cancer Charity).
They pride themselves on being the ‘Patient’s Champion’ and boast that they take no remuneration for the work that they do. They also point out that they
do not receive funds directly or indirectly from large corporations such as pharmaceutical companies, and so this site is truly independent with no vested interests and based on the research that is available, interpreted in a balanced way
They even claim to pride themselves on being evidence-based. Continue reading
The Burnley Express reported yesterday that a local woman with terminal cancer
is fighting the disease with a revolutionary raw food and juice diet
The treatment is unfortunately far from revolutionary. There is also a distinct lack of evidence that it can fight cancer. Continue reading
The World Snooker Championship is always a tense affair. What makes me especially nervous this year is the (almost certainly illegal) advertising of the unproven and dangerous Gerson Therapy on Peter Ebdon’s waistcoat. Continue reading
It was reported that the controversial Totnes Cancer Conference is to go ahead tomorrow even after Trading Standards Officers had contacted the Town Council asking for the event to be cancelled and even after the organiser had received a letter this morning from Trading Standards informing him that Continue reading
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