Unproven methods of cancer management

  title={Unproven methods of cancer management},
  author={B N Saltzman},
  journal={CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians},
  • B. N. Saltzman
  • Published 1986
  • Medicine
  • CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians
After careful review of the literature and other available information, the American Cancer Society does not have evidence that treatment of cancer in humans by the Gerson method results in any objective benefit. The following is a summation of information contained in the American Cancer Society files as of August, 1972. Genson's method of treatment for cancer was essentially dietary and was based on: (1) detoxification of the whole body; (2) providing essential contents of the potassium group… 
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