Are we aware that it is World Cancer Day on 4th February?
How do we feel about the big C word?
WHY is cancer such a dreaded word?
WHY is cancer on the rise?
WHY is there so much unknown about cancer?
WHY is our greatest fear losing someone to cancer?
WHY are there so many types of cancer?
WHY are we so scared about cancer?
WHY are cancer statistics feeling just too much?
WHY does cancer bring up strong emotions?
WHY does the word provoke so much inside us?
WHY does cancer bring up so many images in our head?
WHY do we feel so uncomfortable about the thought of cancer?
WHY do we feel so unsettled just by the word CANCER?
WHY do we not really want to know the ins and outs about cancer?
WHY do we feel so overwhelmed about cancer?
WHY do we dread the thought of getting cancer?
WHY do we pray and hope we don’t get cancer?
WHY do we have ugly thoughts about getting cancer?
WHY do we dread getting old in case we get cancer?
WHY do we fear dying of cancer?
WHY are we so afraid of dying?
WHY do we have the C word at the back of our minds?
WHY do we think we are ok as long as it’s not cancer?
WHY do we feel so helpless and hopeless with cancer?
WHY do we feel helpless around children with cancer?
WHY do we like to blame something outside of us for cancer?
WHY do we think cancer is genetics and hereditary?
WHY do cancer drugs cost so much?
WHY do cancer drugs not offer us any quality of life?
WHY do people with cancer look so ill?
WHY do cancer stories pull our heart strings so much?
WHY do we get hooked into sympathy when we hear about cancer?
WHY do we think cancer is the worst thing ever?
WHY have we not been able to prevent cancer?
Why have billions of hits on Google not told us anymore about cancer?
WHY have the billions spent on research not found a cure for cancer?
WHY are we unable to prevent cancer from happening?
WHY are we always the victim of cancer?
WHY are we not asking more questions about cancer?
WHY are we so desperate to get rid of cancer?
WHY are we prepared to do almost anything after we get the cancer?
WHY are we worried about our health, when we get cancer, but not before?
WHY are we so surprised when we get cancer?
WHY are we concerned about others so much when we get cancer?
WHY are we fighting something our body is communicating?
WHY are we thinking that we know more than our body?
WHY are our campaigns not getting us closer to a cure?
WHY are our fundraising efforts not making any real change?
WHY has getting involved not changed the rise in cancer?
WHY is our dictionary not giving us much hope with the definition of cancer?
WHY is all the research in the world not sorting out our cancer?
WHY is fighting cancer not cutting it really?
WHY are we unable to accept this C word?
WHY are we so intelligent in other areas of life, but not when it comes to cancer?
WHY are our scientists and researchers not able to keep up with this fast growing mutation of cells in our human body?
WHY are we not prepared to look at how we are living that may be contributing to WHY we have cancer?
In other words, our daily lifestyle choices?
What IF there was another way?
What IF our daily choices do have a hand in what dis-ease we end up with in our precious body?
What IF RESPONSIBILITY for all our choices was needed to see real change?
WHY are we about to press the x and move on, as this blog is just too much?
Let’s start –
86% of all cancers diagnosed are in people aged 50 and over. (3)
Estimated direct medical costs of cancer were $74.8 billion.
That is $74,800,000,000 in just one year.
Estimated 1,685,210 new cancer cases.
Estimated that 595,690 people would die from cancer.
That is 1,630 people per day.
Nearly 1 in every 4 deaths is from cancer. (3)
The number of new cancer cases is expected to increase each year to 1.9 million new cases in 2020.
The greatest increase in the number of new cancer cases is expected in prostate cancer in men and in breast cancer in women.
In a few years, cancer is predicted to surpass heart disease and become the leading cause of death in the USA.
The actual number of people dying from many leading cancers will continue to increase steadily each year.
By the year 2020, it is predicted that almost 630,000 people in the USA will die from cancer. (4)
Nearly 12,000 women were diagnosed with cervical cancer.
4,000 died from cervical cancer. (5)
Studies have shown that women are at a high risk of dying from cervical cancer. (5)
12,990 cases of invasive cervical cancer were expected to be diagnosed.
4,120 deaths were expected from cervical cancer. (3)
Cervical Cancers were one of the leading causes of cancer deaths in women until pap smears were introduced in the 1950’s. (5)
Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in women.
246,660 new invasive breast cancer cases were expected in women and 2,600 in men.
40,450 women and 440 men were expected to die from breast cancer. (3)
Prostate cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in men aside from skin cancer.
180,890 new cases of prostate cancer were expected to be diagnosed.
Prostate cancer is the 2nd leading cause of cancer death in men.
26,120 deaths were expected from prostate cancer.
The Surgeon General concluded that smoking increases the risk of advanced-stage prostate cancer. (3)
Kidney (Renal) Cancer
62,700 new cases of kidney cancer were expected to be diagnosed.
14,240 deaths were expected from kidney cancer. (3)
39,230 new cases of liver cancer were expected to be diagnosed.
27,170 deaths were expected from liver cancer.
Liver cancer is about 3 times more common in men than in women.
Liver cancer incidence rates have more than tripled since 1980. (3)
Lung cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer in both men and women.
224,390 new cases of lung cancer were expected to be diagnosed.
That’s 14% of all cancer diagnoses.
Lung cancer accounts for more deaths than any other cancer.
158,080 deaths from lung cancer were expected to occur. That’s 1 in 4 cancer deaths. (3)
Colorectal cancer is the 3rd most common cancer.
95,270 new cases of colon cancer were expected to be diagnosed.
39,220 cases of rectal cancer were expected to be diagnosed.
Colorectal cancer is 3rd leading cause of cancer death in both men and women.
49,190 deaths were expected from colorectal cancer.
Deaths for cancers of the colon and rectum are combined due to the large numbers of rectal cancer deaths that are misclassified as colon on death certificates. (3)
356,860 new cases of cancer – 980 cases diagnosed every day.
Every 2 minutes someone is diagnosed with cancer.
53% of new cancer cases are breast, prostate, lung or bowel cancer.
Thyroid cancer has shown the fastest increase in incidence in both men and women over the last ten years.
Liver, oral, kidney cancer and malignant melanoma have also had large increases in incidence rates.
50% of all cancer cases are diagnosed in people aged 70 and over. (2012 – 2014)
Incidence rates for all cancer cases are highest in people aged 85 and over. (2012 – 2014)
Since late 1970’s, cancer incidence rates for all cancers combined have increased by 30%.
Incidence rates for all cancers combined are projected to rise by 2% between 2014 and 2035, to 742 cases per 100,000 people by 2035. (6)
2.5 million people are living with cancer. This is expected to increase to 4 million by 2030. (7)
Breast Cancer (8)
Breast cancer is the most common cancer.
Breast cancer occurs in both men and women.
55,222 new cases of invasive breast cancer – 150 cases diagnosed every day.
15% of all new cancer cases are of breast cancer.
11,433 deaths from breast cancer – 31 deaths every day.
Breast cancer is the 3rd most common cause of cancer death.
48% of breast cancers are diagnosed in people aged 65 and over. (2012 – 2014)
Since late 1970’s, breast cancer incidence rates have increased 54%.
Most invasive breast cancers occur in the upper-outer quadrant of the breast.
1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime.
Prostate Cancer (9)
Prostate cancer is the 2nd most common cancer.
46,690 new cases of prostate cancer – 130 cases diagnosed every day.
13% of all new cancer cases are of prostate cancer.
11,287 deaths from prostate cancer – 31 deaths every day.
54% of cases are diagnosed in men aged 70 and over. (2012 – 2014)
Since late 1970’s, prostate cancer incidence rates have increased 155%.
1 in 8 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime.
Lung Cancer (10)
Lung cancer is the 3rd most common cancer.
46,403 new cases of lung cancer – 130 cases every day.
13% of all new cancer cases are of lung cancer.
35,895 deaths from lung cancer – 98 deaths every day.
Lung cancer is the most common cause of cancer death.
22% of all cancer deaths are due to lung cancer.
Only 5% of people survive lung cancer for 10 or more years. (2010 – 2011)
Since late 1970’s, lung cancer incidence rates in women increased by 69%.
Most lung cancer cases are diagnosed at a late stage.
1 in 13 men and 1 in 17 women will be diagnosed with lung cancer in their lifetime.
Bowel Cancer (11)
Bowel cancer is the 4th most common cancer.
41,265 new cases of bowel cancer – 110 cases every day.
12% of all new cancer cases are of bowel cancer.
15,903 deaths from bowel cancer – 44 deaths every day.
Bowel cancer is the 2nd most common cause of cancer death.
Since late 1970’s bowel cancer incidence rates have increased by 14%.
Most bowel cancers are diagnosed at a late stage.
Most bowel cancers occur in the rectum.
1 in 14 men and 1 in 19 women will be diagnosed with bowel cancer in their lifetime.
Estimated to have been diagnosed –
More than 464,000 new cases of breast cancer. (8)
Approx. 417,000 new cases of prostate cancer. (9)
More than 410,000 new cases of lung cancer. (10)
Approx. 477,000 new cases of bowel cancer. (11)
Approx. 14.1 million new cancer cases diagnosed – all ages. (1)
Approx. 8.2 million cancer deaths – all ages. (1)
More than 1.68 million women were diagnosed with breast cancer.
Approx. 522,000 women died from breast cancer. (8)
More than 1.1 million men were estimated to have been diagnosed with prostate cancer.
More than 307,000 men were estimated to have died from prostate cancer. (9)
Approx. 1.83 million new cases were diagnosed with lung cancer.
Approx. 1.59 million people died from lung cancer. (10)
Approx. 1.36 million new cases were diagnosed with bowel cancer.
Approx. 694,000 died from bowel cancer. (11)
Laos, Vietnam, Korea and China have among the highest liver cancer incidences in the world. (3)
More than 60% of the World’s cancer cases occur in Africa, Asia and Central and South America.
These regions account for approx. 70% of all cancer deaths. (1)
50% of cancer cases occur in Asia with 22% arising in China and 7% in India.
25% occur in Europe with the remainder spread between America and Africa.
1% are in Oceania. (1)
Cancer statistics show that high-resource countries have the highest cancer incidences. (1)
The distribution of cancer in world regions indicates marked, and sometimes extreme, differences with respect to particular tumour types. (1)
Lung cancer is the 5th leading cause of death. In 2000, it was the 9th leading cause of death.
Lung cancer caused 1.7 million deaths. (12)
The World Cancer Day website is telling us –
In February every year, World Cancer Day unites the world’s population in the fight against cancer.
The ‘We can. I can.’ campaign explores how everyone – as a collective or as individuals can do their part to reduce the global burden of cancer.
They are asking us to join World Cancer Day 2017 to show that together ‘We can. I can.’ make a difference in the fight against cancer.
World Cancer Day is an initiative of the UICC – Union for International Cancer Control who work to unite the cancer community to reduce the global cancer burden, to promote greater equity and integrate cancer control into the world health and development agenda. It is the largest cancer fighting organisation, with over 1000 member organisations across 162 countries.
They have fact sheets aimed at individuals, patients and carers.
Example – I Can Make Healthy Lifestyle Choices.
First Question – who reads this stuff?
Is anyone actually paying attention?
Are the people promoting this fact sheet living what is being presented?
Everyone can take steps to reduce the risk of cancer by choosing healthy options including
- Quitting smoking as tobacco use is the single largest preventable cause of cancer globally.
- Keeping physically active and choosing healthy food and drinks.
Smoking accounts for more than 20% of cancer deaths worldwide. (13)
Smoking is estimated to cause 32% of all cancer deaths in the USA. (3)
80% of lung cancer deaths in the USA are caused by smoking. (3)
Let’s just stop here before we go any further.
So we all know without any doubt smoking is an absolute No. Yet we still smoke and add to that marijuana pot smokers and here we have one lifestyle choice that can change our cancer statistics. So WHY are we choosing to smoke?
WHY are we busy finding solutions, researching and researching for more cures but not stopping to ask –
What on earth is going on in our lives that makes us want to smoke something that is pure poison and is destroying our body?
Is something missing in our lives?
WHY are our lungs not breathing in a natural way?
WHY is the smoking more than a habit?
WHY is the smoke needed to function?
WHY is puffing away a kind of best friend?
WHY does the high price not stop us from smoking?
WHY do all the ads and campaigns not stop us?
WHY do the government health warnings make no difference?
WHY do many of us want to give up but simply can’t?
Next – the same fact sheet is telling us that individuals can also reduce their risk of many common cancers by maintaining a healthy weight and making physical activity part of their everyday lives.
Did you know –
So here is a big fat clue that just our weight can be a contribution to many common cancers.
So WHY is it that we feel we have the licence to indulge and let loose our belts at Christmas time because everyone else is doing it so we just go for the excess eating and drinking?
WHY is the New Year party time season adding even more weight on?
WHY is it ok to trash our body and not address our weight issue?
WHY do we love our comfort foods that are piling on the pounds?
WHY do we have our own version of ‘healthy foods’ to suit our own agenda?
WHY do we keep buying those sugary filled foods that keep us going?
WHY do we eat all the wrong foods just to bury our exhaustion?
WHY do we think that a gym membership is the only way to get rid of the excess weight?
WHY do we struggle with physical activity when we have a weight issue?
WHY do we have some celebrities and role models promoting obese bodies as ok?
WHY are we not educating our kids in kindergarten about the effects of sugar in our diet?
WHY are we not prepared to Get Real and Get Honest about our food choices?
WHY does our weight have so much to do with our diet?
WHY is the thought of walking every single day not on our radar on a cold day?
Next – same fact sheet –
Reducing alcohol consumption decreases the risk of cancers of the
Let’s spell this out and repeat it so we get it –
ALCOHOL IS ALSO STRONGLY LINKED WITH AN INCREASED RISK OF SEVERAL CANCERS.
We might not want to read this, feel it or even think about it as it would mean making changes that may not suit our comfortable lifestyle.
The relationship between alcohol consumption and cancer risk has been known since the beginning of the 20th century. (1)
There were approx. 337,400 cancer deaths attributable to alcohol worldwide.
They were mainly in men.
Liver cancer accounted for the largest proportion of deaths among the different tumour types.
Ethanol brings about a genotoxic (damage to genes) effect upon metabolism to acetaldehyde, which is the agent predominantly responsible for carcinogenesis.
What if we funded more research into the effects of alcohol on the human body?
Would that be the scientific evidence needed to make this an immutable fact?
WHY are we asking people to ‘reduce alcohol consumption’ when we all know alcohol is a scientific proven poison?
Our blog on Alcohol will leave the reader in no doubt that this poison alters our natural state and attacks our body.
Could it be possible that those writing and presenting are enjoying their alcohol consumption?
In other words, they endorse this substance as they are drinking ‘responsibly’?
Could it be possible that we cannot drink poison ‘responsibly’ even if we would like to think so?
Final point, same fact sheet says –
Overall, more than a third of common cancers could be prevented by a healthy diet, being physically active and maintaining a healthy body weight.
So, what exactly is cancer to us, the general public on the street?
Concise Oxford English Dictionary (15) and Google tell us the same –
a disease caused by an uncontrolled division of abnormal cells in a part of the body.
So if we break this down we can say that the cells are not normal and they are dividing and cannot be controlled.
WHY do we have abnormal cells in the first place?
WHY do these cells divide so there is more of them?
WHY do some of us have them and not all of us?
WHY do we just want the quick fix or get rid of it attitude?
WHY do we simply accept uncontrolled division of abnormal cells as bad luck?
WHY is it that we cannot control them?
WHY are these abnormal cells located in a certain part of the body?
WHY are we not asking more WHY questions?
WHY are we not digging deeper to find the root cause?
Should we all be asking –
What on earth is our body trying to communicate to us?
What are our cells trying to tell us?
Are we ready to truly listen to our body?
Are we willing to develop a deep connection to our inner-most self?
Is there a clue when abnormal cells are in a certain part of our body?
How are we living every day, that gives rise to such dis-ease in our bodies?
What is going on in our lives that is making ‘abnormal cells’?
Do our emotions have anything to do with abnormal cell formation?
Do our irresponsible lifestyle choices have a hand in all of this?
What are our daily choices that are causing an ‘uncontrolled division’ of these cells?
WHY are we wasting so much money on certain treatments?
NHS wastes over £2,300,000,000 a year on unnecessary or expensive treatments, says leading medical body The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges. The professional body that represents 250,000 UK doctors has carried out a year-long study and found that the health service wastes over £2 billion a year on a range of procedures and processes that could be done better, more cheaply or not at all. (16)
One of the report’s recommendations is for patients with terminal cancer to be given ‘treatment holidays’ from chemotherapy to improve their quality of life.
They are calling on all doctors and nurses to start questioning the value of every test and treatment they recommend for patients in order to help the NHS withstand the unprecedented financial pressure it is under and improve patient experience.
The report also mentions how the relentless demand of the public is for treatment here and now and is often fuelled by the Internet.
Would it be fair to say that we do some research, find what we want and go with that and express our demands to the clinicians who are already doing their very best?
The reports’ findings could help the NHS withstand the rising pressures it is facing.
This report neatly embodies some practical ideas for more efficient practice.
Professor Sir Bruce Keogh – Medical Director, NHS England. (16)
The British Medical Association reject the findings of this report saying that the NHS is in fact the most efficient healthcare system in the world.
With due respect and using some common sense here – what are we calling ‘efficient healthcare”?
Is achieving maximum productivity with minimum wasted expense the real answer?
Are we relying on a healthcare system that is facing bankruptcy at the rising rates of illness and disease?Are we ignoring completely a year-long study that may hold some truth?
Are we willing to be open-minded and further question what this report is saying?
What if QUALITY OF LIFE supports our body more than a treatment of chemotherapy?
What if cancer treatments alone simply offer us an extension to our existence?
What if cancer treatments are not able to keep up with the cell division?
What if we need to use our cancer treatment time to evaluate our life to this point?
What if we stopped demanding from our healthcare systems to fix us?
Cancer Specialist told the British Medical Journal that many of the drugs given out are a waste of money, extending life by only a few months.
A few more months might sound worth it – but what few people appreciate is that many of these drugs come with awful side-effects.
It would be much better to spend the money on psychology services to support those with a cancer diagnosis. When it comes to a person’s final days, sometimes we need to think about quality, not quantity.
Dr. Max Pemberton – Psychiatrist in National Health Service
Daily Mail 12 November 2016
So this is just one doctor’s opinion and we could dismiss it or we could stay open here.
Why do we put up with side effects that are just buying us some time?
WHY do some of these drugs leave us feeling even worse?
What would happen if we just stopped and questioned why our body is in this state?
What if quality of life is more important to us, but we have not ever expressed that?
Could it be possible that our fear of dying is why we put up with the awful side effects of cancer drugs?
Could it be possible that our family is the only reason we want to keep going and fighting the uncontrolled division of abnormal cells?
Could it be possible that we feel we have no choice but to go along with what everyone else wants for us?
Could it be possible that we feel overwhelmed with the very word cancer, let alone all the other stuff that comes with it?
Could it be possible that what Dr. Max is saying about quality and not quantity could be applied to all areas of our lives? In other words, what quality are we living?
What is the quality of our everyday lifestyle choices?
Researchers have found that people with anxiety and depression are more likely to die from cancer. The cancer types included bowel, prostate, pancreatic, oesophagus and leukaemia.
Our findings contribute to the evidence that poor mental health might have some predictive capacity for certain physical diseases but we are a long way off from knowing if these relationships are truly causal.
Dr. David Batty, University College London (17)
Why are our health systems struggling to keep up with treatment targets?
Hospitals in England are struggling to cope with the 1.5 million people each year that GPs refer for cancer tests. Doctors identified a lack of scanners and key staff like radiologists and endoscopists as part of the problem.
Leading cancer doctors have warned that the NHS is ‘increasingly ill equipped’ to give timely care to the numbers of people that will be diagnosed with cancer over the coming years, due to an ageing population and lifestyle factors such as obesity, smoking and drinking.
There are gaps right now across the NHS cancer workforce, including oncologists, therapists, nutritionists, nurse specialists and other groups. The shortage of radiologists – who interpret x-rays and scans – is so serious that one university hospital in the south-east recently had 11 of its 33 consultant radiologist posts unfilled because there were too few applicants, while another teaching hospital in the north-west has 8 of its 36 posts unfilled and 7 have been vacant for over a year.
Dr. Giles Maskell, former president of the Royal College of Radiologists (18)
The Office of National Statistics in the UK have published a cancer calculator for the first time.
So you get to know how long you are expected to live if you were diagnosed in 2015 for some of the commonest forms of cancer.
Research, better treatments, early diagnosis, new drugs and accurate tests mean more people are surviving cancer.
Surviving is not necessarily the same as living well and too many people with cancer miss out on the support they badly need once treatment has finished.
The trauma of a cancer diagnosis and treatment affects every individual differently, with some suffering from depression while others will contend with fatigue and chronic swelling resulting from treatment.
Lynda Thomas – Chief Executive, Macmillan Cancer Support (19)
WHY is it that we want to know how long we have, but dismiss the quality?
Could it be possible that we have not lived a true quality of life and so surviving is all we know?
Could it be possible that surviving is simply existing not Living?
In other words, we can function but there is no real true quality?
WHY does quantity appeal to us more than quality?
This article from the media tells us what we want to hear. We demand the news and they supply.
We all want to know what chances have we realistically got to survive once we get the nod that we have cancer. Depending on where it is located in our body determines how long we have to survive.
Just the word Survive tells us we can continue to exist against all odds in spite of danger or hardship.
How does that sound?
How does that feel?
IF our body could talk to us – what would it have to say about that word Survive?
Would all these questions be worth asking or have we just given up?
Are we totally disempowered when we speak to the doctors?
Are we demanding the hospitals do even more because we read it on Google?
Are we fixated on survival above anything else?
Are we able to be rational at this time?
Are we aware we may be reacting to anything and everything?
Are we too busy with hospital appointments that there is no stop moment?
Are we too pre-occupied in what our future is going to be like?
Are we having crazy thoughts about death and beyond?
Are we in victim mode and cannot get past that?
Are we in the blame game so nothing makes sense now?
Are we feeling shame or some deep hurt, but have to just get on with it?
Are we exhausted beyond words from even more sleepless nights?
Are we forgetting to nurture ourselves and see no point now?
Are we still worried about everyone except ourselves?
Are we going to blow our last dollar on the holiday of a lifetime?
Are we going to become very crazy because we know time is running out?
Are we going to withdraw and contract away from people?
Are we going to stop engaging in life as that means we don’t have to communicate?
Are we going to enjoy the attention we are finally getting, that we so want?
Are we going to plan the future and pretend this is all a dream?
Are we going to start lying about what is really going on as it seems easier?
Are we going to find a way to run that marathon because that’s what we are expected to do?
Are we going to start fighting and campaigning as everyone else is?
Are we going to fund raise in hope that it keeps our mind busy and off the real subject?
Are we going to wear the coloured wristband to unite and feel a part of something?
Are we going to vent our deep hurt and pain at the kids, the dog, the world or God?
Are we going to keep our emotions down with our best friend – alcohol?
What IF it is not us but our dear loved one?
Are we imposing on them to exist longer because we have a need?
Are we not prepared to allow them the space to feel what they truly want?
Are their crazy cells not allowing them to think what is best for their body?
Nothing seems to be making sense in our world and cancer is getting worse.
Have we lost the plot?
Is it time to get real and honest about what is not working in our lives?
WHY are we not taking note when the medical profession is telling us alcohol is related to cancer?
WHY are we choosing to ignore the fact that obesity could add to the chances of us getting cancer?
WHY do we all seem to have different opinions and awareness about cancer?
Can we join the dots?
Is there a simple answer that most of us do not want to consider?
What IF we are living in a way that has neglected our body and this is why we have cancer?
What IF we keep doing what we know is wrong and this is why we have been diagnosed with cancer?
What IF our choices got us cancer in the first place?
Could it be that simple or is that way off?
Is our evolutionary path one that leads us to end up as walking brains or minds whilst our bodies rot from the utter neglect and or denial of their equal if not greater importance?
Is not the continuous rise in the diagnosis of the many forms of cancer and the widespread growth of diabetes a clear sign that something is deeply wrong in the way we choose to live, and more so – in the intelligence that does not challenge it?
Serge Benhayon, An Open Letter to Humanity, p. 162
Is this worth stopping and at least considering?
It is a clear sign that something is deeply wrong as we now have so many forms of cancer?
For decades, Mina Bissell – an extraordinary scientist pursued a revolutionary idea – that a cancer cell does not automatically become a tumour but that it depends on surrounding cells (its microenvironment) for signals on how to develop.
This video link presents the two key experiments that point to a new understanding of cancer.
This woman is telling us to ‘think outside the box’.
Arrogance kills curiosity. Keep asking ‘what else needs to be discovered’?
Others were very sceptical and she could not get funding.
We have 70 trillion cells in our human body.
The environment of the cell is dominant in context.
A Radical Hypothesis
If tissue architecture and context are the message, then tumour cells with abnormal genomes should be capable of becoming “normal” if tissue architecture is restored.
This is a new way of thinking about Cancer.
Conclusions – Growth and malignant behaviour are regulated at the level of tissue organisation, and tissue organisation is dependent on the ECM (extra cellular matrix) and the microenvironment.
Cancer cells make other cells go crazy. No harmony.
We know the sequence of the genome.
We know the language of the genome.
We know the alphabet of the genome.
We know nothing about the language and alphabet of form
How on earth can we dismiss this?
WHY are we not expanding on this research?
WHY are we not aware of this new understanding about cancer?
WHY was this not all over the media?
WHY is this not front page news headlines?
WHY have we not heard any more in the past 5 years?
What does this mean to us on the street?
Is it telling us that science is saying what Benhayon has been saying since 1999 – that how we live and the choices we make every day, does have an effect on our body?
Our cells go crazy when there is a tumour so we should all be asking WHY?
How come they stop going crazy if the environment changes?
Could it be possible that if we start to make choices about everything in a true way, the crazy cells go back to their natural flow?
Could it be possible that our cells have a rhythm and order that is the same as nature?
Could it be possible that we need to remain steady and consistent with our body’s natural way of being to avoid crazy cells?
WHY are we choosing to live in utter neglect, needs to be a question for all of us?
WHY are we sitting on the fence simply accepting what life seemingly gives us?
Could it be possible that the way we choose to live is the reason WHY things happen in the first place?
Could it be that simple?
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