Recurrence Rollercoaster – #1 – Why Tamoxifen didn’t work for me

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So, for newcomers, a quick recap of the back story:  I had a mastectomy, and when I woke up from surgery, discovered my left arm was paralysed.  This had been caused by damage to the brachial plexus nerve that controls the arm.  I had to have further surgery to free the injured nerves.

It took about nine months before I was finally able to lift my left arm, and control it.  It was a dark time, and I remember being in a state of numbness most of the time.  I still look back on that period with a sense of incredulity, and amazement that I got through it.

In those nine months, to give my arm the best chance of healing, my surgeon and I took the decision not to have any active treatment in case they damaged the nerves.  I was also hoping that the treatments I’d had at Hallwang Private Oncology Clinic in Germany would help.

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The IV C files #5 – Q: “Should I try intravenous vitamin C as a cure for cancer?”

Updated 10 November 2013

If you’ve been following my blog, you’ll know that IV C did not work for me.

In fact, so far I’ve only come across two women with breast tumours (that were cancerous) for whom it worked – they are still alive and in remission more than 5 years later.

I also met a man who used IV C for lung tumours – they shrank.  But he also had a squamous cell carcinoma that had developed from a tumour on his tonsil – and that did not respond to IV C.

I met a woman who had 3 tumours in her breast – one shrank, one grew and one vanished through IV C.

So as you can see, it seems a bit hit-and-miss.

If you’re asking yourself:  “should I do IV C?” then the following will guide you:

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