…Start helping us get this need addressed so those of us suffering can rejoin the human race.
After reading my blog (see link below) about the prostate cancer victim who regretted his radiation treatment, another victim (Brian) sent me an email that revealed his regret about his treatment and his frustration with our overall system.
Mr. Hicks, I read your article about this and concur with the subject of your article. I just finished radiation treatment for prostate and hate/regret it also. We don’t get enough guidance from doctors and basically they just sell whatever they do. I was able to step around all the various land mines until one got me after the rosy sales pitch and fear mongering.
There are so many of us suffering quality of life issues following the barbaric methods of treating this cancer…The best hope we are given is the band aid approach and often times the band aid doesn’t work. We should be given choices and we should be allowed to determine if we are willing to accept any risk.
No question …. Just a challenge!
Start helping us get this need addressed so those of us suffering can rejoin the human race. I am only 52 years old with side effects a 52 year-old does not want and was led to believe would’t happen.
Thank you for your email. I accept your challenge and will continue doing all that I can to raise awareness about your disease and the many other chronic diseases that could be easily prevented, slowed or even reversed by a simple shift to a whole foods, plant-based diet.
I feel for you and other prostate cancer victims who are suffering the horrible side effects of a procedure that could have been avoided. I also feel for the millions of people who undergo open-heart surgery, suffer from the effects of type 2 diabetes or perish prematurely because no one ever told them that those diseases are easily reversible in 95% of the cases.
Why don’t our nation’s doctors tell you these facts? Because they don’t know them. In med school, they learned to test, diagnose and then slash, burn and medicate. They’re just doing what they do—and will continue to do so until more of us take charge of our own health and just say “No Thank You” to the trillion dollar chronic disease testing, screening and treatment business in this country.
So, I have a challenge for you. Join our grassroots movement to get this life-saving message to the millions of future victims out there. Help them avoid the helplessness of unexpected side effects by showing them how to take charge of their own health. Start sending some of these blogposts to everyone you know.
There are some medical doctors out there who understand that our food choices are the foundation of health. They start there, get that right and then prescribe more invasive treatment only when absolutely necessary. You can learn about some of those doctors in the half dozen links below the article that you read. —My 669th consecutive daily blog—
- My blog about Prostate Cancer; Patient regrets radiation treatment… (posted 7-29-12)
- A no-nonsense medical doctor—that simply heals people
- Arthritis, MS, Lupus & more…a total of 81 success stories
- No medical advice here — just life-saving referrals
- Dr. Ornish. Turning off cancer genes, reversing heart disease.
- Hundreds of medical doctors learning plant-based nutrition
- What percent of our MDs know how to promote health?
Handy 4-piece take-charge-of-your-health kit—from Amazon.com
- The movie that’s changing the lives of millions: Forks Over Knives DVD
- Healthy Eating, Healthy World, The “big picture” about food (our book)
- An essential scientific resource: The China Study by Dr. T. Colin Campbell
- Dr. McDougall’s new book, The Starch Solution, with lots of great recipes.
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—J. Morris Hicks, board member, T. Colin Campbell Foundation
Another great post with many links to go to for more information. The following two short videos show changes the body can undergo when it is given the nutrients it needs in the forrm of whole foods, sometimes in as short as a month’s time.
In my line of work – teaching for PCRM – I hear numerous success stories of individuals reversing disease and chronic illnesses. This testimonial is extremely powerful. It, again, proves that when the body is fed the foods it is meant to eat, the foods that heal free radical damage, disease reversal can happen. How marvelous.
A couple years ago I was presenting our Food for Life program for Cancer Prevention/Survival at a weekend retreat for cancer patients. A woman came up to me and said, “Your (PCRM’s) Cancer Survivor Guide saved my life.” Further explaining she added, “I had tumors in my liver. I gave up animal protein and dairy and made the whole foods, plant based recipes from the manual. Six months later I went for another scan and my doctor was shocked to see that the liver tumors were gone. He asked what I was doing, and I told him.”
Currently, a woman in my class told me that she is under medical care for high cholesterol. Her doctor has never mentioned consuming the foods that heal. Instead, she’s told to take fish oil, eat only lean meats and lots of salmon, and low fat dairy. She’s, understandably, perplexed after hearing from the experts in the family, the doctors/scientists who’ve done the research, and know the impact nutrition has on disease.
Another idea, Jim, we need ‘health immersions’ in medical schools!
Thanks for sharing these powerful testimonials; keep them coming. You are making a difference.