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A very promising cancer therapy should be explored and established even if it is not patentable and will not make much money for hospitals.

GEIPE (Gentle Electrotherapy to Inhibit a Pivotal Enzyme -- Ribonucleotide Reductase or RR) cancer treatment cannot be patented, but ii should still be explored and established because it is entirely scientific, non-toxic, highly effective and low-cost. Major cancer institutions like MD Anderson Cancer Center & National Cancer Institute have acknowledged the validity of this approach to treat cancer.
For details, please view this 6-minute video: http://youtu.be/hpO62HgXvsw.
(The scientific basis of this treatment provides a better insight into why electric fields are effective in halting cancer growth - the topic of the talk below. The two treatments are related.)


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    Dec 26 2012: When it comes to cancer treatment, the most important thing is effectiveness and results, not money.
    I have no doubt that all scientific possibilities are being explored.
    • Dec 26 2012: Is 98% shrinkage of tumor after 5 hours of treatment over 5 days not 'effective' in your opinion? Initial results of angiogenesis studies were much less promising but it was a sensation in the media about a decade ago. How come no cancer institute is talking about Gentle Electrotherapy? Your lack of doubt "that all scientific possibilities are being explored" is based on some theoretical vision or faith, not reality on the ground.
      Have you watched the video?

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