A Matter of Life Or Death: the Incredible Story of Krebiozen by Herbert Bailey

By Herbert Bailey

The historical past of a Tragedy

A real ebook a few melanoma treatment that used to be and is hidden from the world.

you'll learn Herbert Bailey's ebook, a question of lifestyles or dying, The !ncredible tale of Krebiozen, (published via G. P. Putnam's Sons, 210 Madison road, big apple, N.Y., $4.95) with definitely feelings, indignation and outrage. when you have recognize anyone who suffered with melanoma you are going to turn into sour as you learn of a therapy for this affliction whose free up, Mr. Bailey says, has been thwarted and suppressed via the yankee clinical organization when you consider that 1951.

The tale started with the experiments of Dr. Stevan Durovic, a former assistant professor on the college of Belgrade. He got here to the USA after numerous years of experimentation in South the United States, with a drug which he had chanced on and which he believed to be a treatment for melanoma. as soon as within the usa he was once dropped at the eye of Dr. Andrew C. Ivy, a scientific researcher of unassailable acceptance and vast stature in his occupation. Dr. Ivy was once, on the time, vice chairman of the collage of Illinois, and head of its large clinical institution. His efforts in melanoma examine had resulted in his appointment as govt Director of the nationwide Advisory melanoma Council and he used to be additionally a director of the yankee melanoma Society. an incredible, a revered, an commemorated man.

Early effects exhibit Promise

Dr. Ivy took an interest within the concept and chances proven in Dr. Durovic's substance, Krebiozen, and he determined to check it within the clinical demeanour his event had taught him was once useful for a correct photograph of the drug's strength. From the very starting the implications have been superb of their positiveness. although Krebiozen was once used in simple terms on individuals who have been clinically determined as hopeless and shut to dying, its outstanding features confirmed themselves virtually instantaneously. there has been a lessening or entire disappearance of soreness, and in lots of instances tumors have been dissolved and changed with fit tissue. Physicians who have been attempting all of it over the rustic mentioned like effects. it all started to seem as if technology had ultimately get a hold of a weapon opposed to melanoma that had an opportunity to win the fight.

With this sort of product as a melanoma therapy, clinical and humanitarian concerns are joined by way of a 3rd consideration-commercialism. indubitably, a melanoma treatment is worthy some huge cash. What sufferer wouldn't provide all he owns, or all he can borrow for even an opportunity that he should be cured? huge drug businesses have made hundreds of thousands on elements designed to regard ailments a ways much less pressing and vast unfold than melanoma. This then is why Chicago businessmen attempted to get keep an eye on of the distribution rights to Krebiozen. once they have been refused, they threatened to break Krebiozen and everybody hooked up with it. one of many males who made this hazard used to be the good friend of J. J. Moore, then treasurer of the yank scientific Association.

The promise proven within the early assessments of Krebiozen appeared to be emphasised with every one new scan. the thrill and aid supplied via such obvious luck left little room for fear over the risk that have been made. How may possibly so proud and safe a enterprise as a scientifically confirmed melanoma healing be scuttled through the effect of industrial interests?

Dr. Ivy can pay the Price

The resolution to that question got here with devastating swiftness. In quick succession Dr. Ivy used to be suspended from club within the Chicago scientific Society, faraway from the vice presidency of the collage of Illinois, and had his resignation authorised via either nationwide melanoma societies famous above. yet worst of all, his paintings with Krebiozen was once assailed as faulty and unscientific. His conclusions have been pushed aside or so interpreted as to discredit his examine tools, equipment which were more than enough to earn him a world popularity, tools which until eventually then have been considered as the last word in medical detachment and objectivity. all at once the strategy used to be improper, the conclusions unfaithful, the effect was once fostered that Dr. Ivy was once not in a position to trustworthy medical remark. It used to be even advised that Dr. Ivy had develop into senile and was once unswerving to Krebiozen in simple terms simply because his brain used to be failing.

How Krebiozen Fared

The destiny of Krebiozen itself was once related. inside of a couple of brief months after Dr. Ivy made recognized a few observations on 26 sufferers whose historical past confirmed Krebiozen to be of "promise," the magazine of the Amer:ican clinical organization released a standing file on Krebiozen. It handled a hundred case histories, a undertaking which best scientists might have trouble in finishing appropriately in years, no longer six weeks, even operating at most sensible velocity! The record used to be tremendous destructive, and the mood of the typical observer after interpreting it truly is mirrored in a Chicago Tribune editorial which stated, "Medically conversing, Krebiozen is lifeless. permit it's buried with no ceremony." those humans, between them hundreds of thousands of medical professionals who depend on the magazine of the yank clinical organization for all in their present scientific details, by no means knew that the middle of the document was once faked. Mr. Bailey exhibits that the health professional who wrote the item made such a lot of omissions of authentic and favorable effects and so altered the findings that have been at his disposal that even the main naive researcher might have discredited his conclusions instantaneously ---as completely utiscientific and valueless. those and different evidence displaying that the AMA acted in a biased and arbitrary model referring to Krebiozen have been sworn to less than oath at a next research of the total scenario by way of the Illinois nation Legislature. yet nonetheless the smudges at the acceptance of Krebiozen couldn't be erased. whilst somebody robust sufficient to influence a metamorphosis got interested, he could touch a physician, probably a melanoma professional, who had visible and believed the A.M.A. document, and the general practitioner may well in basic terms say he'd visible a record proving Krebiozen valueless. How may possibly the general practitioner bear in mind that the object, now not Krebiozen, used to be a fraud? How may possibly he understand that 5 sufferers tested by way of the writer of the document (but intentionally passed over from it) have been loose from any detectable melanoma after five years, because of therapy with Krebiozen?

Bailey Names Names

The intrigue excited by this tale is of melodramatic proportions. There are monitored cell calls, South American undercover brokers, falsified clinical stories, threats of deportation and recommendations of impression by way of the Vatican. the tale is all written out, and each observe is documented by way of Mr. Bailey. The villains are painted with walk in the park and certainly pointed out. No innuendo or veiled references are hired to protect the writer from attainable libel or slander, but despite Mr. Bailey's invites, no unmarried motion of this sort has ever been instituted. to demonstrate: a reporter at the employees of the hot York put up, after interpreting the indictment contained in Mr. Bailey's first publication at the topic: K-Krebiozen-Key to Cancer?, known as the A.M.A. for particular solutions to express questions, corresponding to, "Does J. J. Moore deny that he shaped a conspiracy to achieve keep watch over of Krebiwen?" or, "Does the A.M.A. deny that its legitimate file opposed to Krebiozen used to be falsified?" and used to be met with this inventory resolution: "The A.M.A. won't resolution particular questions referring to Krebiozen." The reporter's s remark: ''. . . it sounds rather like the

A.M.A. is pleading the 5th Amendment."

A e-book Is Buried

Tile damaging perspective of the A.M.A. towards Krebiozen confirmed itself within the destiny of Mr. Bailey's first e-book at the topic. the recent York occasions authorized one commercial for the ebook, then refused next advertisements at the innovations of its scientific advisors. a good assessment of the publication used to be written via a similar paper's technology editor, however it by no means seemed in print. An unlucky evaluation undefined. the recent York Public Library, one of many world's biggest, saved the e-book off its cabinets until eventually approximately a 12 months after its e-book, due to its "controversial" content material. To underline the precariousness of being attached with one of these e-book, the documents will convey that the publishers of K-Krebiozen-Key to melanoma have been into bankruptcy inside of a yr of publishing it.

Dr. Ivy used to be having comparable difficulties in publishing a monograph during which he mentioned on 687 sufferers over a six 12 months interval who were handled with Krebiozen. The paintings confirmed observable merits in 70% of the situations, and without delay objectively worthwhile ends up in 50% of the situations. Dr. Ivy despatched a piece of writing in accordance with this monograph to at least one clinical magazine after another---remember this used to be information on a good remedy for cancer!-only to have it back with apologies and excuses for no longer with the ability to put up it. The monograph used to be ultimately released by means of a small common writer, Henry Regnery, Chicago. rather than headlines and pleasure over the confirmed declare that Krebiozen had destroyed melanoma cells in 1/2 the sufferers taken care of with it, the monograph was once greeted with apathy and indifference. the yankee melanoma Society formally introduced that it can stand via the A.M.A. verdict of 1951 within the subject, as did others whose opinion may have helped foster curiosity or basic acceptance.

Misrepresentations Detailed

The tales of Krebiozen's struggle for recognition opposed to organised medication are catalogued in an issue of lifestyles or dying as much as l957. they're too a number of for even a short point out of them all right here, but the information of a correspondence among 3 Sloan-Kettering melanoma experts and a Mrs Dorothea Seeber on behalf of a pal within the final phases of melanoma are typical--- Mrs. Seeber wrote a letter asking Sloan-Kettering medical professionals their opinion of Krebiosen and even if it might be beneficial to exploit it on a "hopeless case." One health care provider, whose signature is outlined along with his letter, as are the others, solutions that "We attempted it (Krebiosen) on a hundred sufferers and that i remorse to claim that shall we now not substantiate any of the claims ascribed to its use. one other resolution stated, "I have had just a couple of sufferers who've been attempted on Krebiozen, and there has been no development of their condition." a 3rd wrote: "A enormous quantity of labor has been performed in this drug and we came across it really is totally worthless." a testimony through Dr Ivy is outlined within the comparable bankruptcy during which he swears that those 3 medical professionals by no means requested for nor obtained any Krebiozen to be used on melanoma sufferers and will now not, consequently, have come to any firsthand findings bearing on it. until eventually 1956, the date of the affidavit, no longer a unmarried ampule of Krebiosen had ever been despatched to the Sloan-Kettering Institute!

As this ebook used to be written, Dr Ivy used to be making each useful attempt to get the A.M.A. to run a blind scan on Krebiozen, the sort within which neither the general practitioner nor the sufferer knows even if the injection he supplies comprises the substance being established. The test will be manage through AMA specialists; thev may possibly select the medical professionals and the sufferers, and the implications will be released for the entire international to determine if Krebiozen is a miracle or a fraud. As but the AMA refuses to have any a part of such an target try. Why?

The final bankruptcy of the heroic Krebiosen tale is but to be written. whilst it really is, it is going to be a humiliating admission to the yankee people who the main powerfull scientific authority on the planet observed healthy to deprive of a formal research a promising, now-proven, non-toxic therapy for melanoma, as a result of own factors of 1 of its optimum officers. it's going to additionally inform the wonderful tale of selfless males who sacrificed everything-money, protection, place and reputation-in the try to get Krebiozen to those that want it. those and different heroes and villains may be dropped at mild. while this tale is advised brazenly, and to the realm, the indignation and scorn that may be heaped upon these rsponsible for containing again Krebiozen defies the imagination.

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Krasno, Dr. Durovic injected "Substance "X" into two patients suffering from observable, incurable cancer. The first patient injected was-we'll call her Bertha Gwin. She was sixty-six, and was suffering, according to her medical record, from a hopeless case of "recurrent carcinoma" of the left breast, Grade IV. (There are two general classifications of cancer: carinoma and sarcoma. Cancers are graded in types from I to IV according to rapidity of growth. ) Mrs. Gwin's secondary cancers, or metastases, had spread all over her body.

Miller agreed to arrange an appointment for him with Dr. Ivy. Who was this man Ivy? What sort of man was he, this scientist who commanded the respect of the entire scientific world? To comprehend the Krebiozen story, an understanding of the man Ivy, the scientist Ivy, is prerequisite. CHAPTER 5 DR. ANDREW CONWAY IVY was apparently born with the trait of never surrendering no matter how violent the opposition or difficult the circumstances. At the age of five, he was returning home from play, when a neighbor's goat, notorious for butting any object that moved, cornered him against a stone wall.

Smith had received intensive radium treatments five months before, but with no effect. The tumor was "radio-resistant," which means cancer cells of that type are not affected by X-rays or radium. As for surgery, there was no way of operating without cutting off his head. Mr. Smith was so far gone he couldn't even move his tongue enough 40 to speak clearly; he could only mumble, and only a few necessary words at that. He couldn't move his jaw. He couldn't open his mouth enough to eat, so he had to sip liquids.

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