Dr. Rosenberg on Alternative Chemotherapy
Conventional cancer treatment for advanced stage cancers consist of maximum tolerated dose chemotherapy, as well as radiation for local control. Unfortunately, five year survival for the advanced stage solid tumors has minimally improved over the last 50 years (Morgan G, Ward R, Barton M, Clinical Oncology, 2004), despite the development of targeted drugs and targeted agents.
For nearly half a century, systematic cancer treatment has been dominated by the use of maximum tolerated dose chemotherapy. While progress has been modest in terms of curing or significantly prolonging the lives of patients, it comes at a high price. Toxic side effects are frequently associated with MTD-based (Maximum Tolerated Dosage) chemotherapy and the improvement is often time minimal at best….[Read More of Dr Rosenberg’s article “Alternative Chemotherapy”]