• Vegan who claimed Diet and Faith Cured her Died of her Cancer

    Asked by LiveWithCancer on Wednesday, February 21, 2018

    Vegan who claimed Diet and Faith Cured her Died of her Cancer

    http://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/youtuber-who-claimed-veganism-and-faith-cured-her-cancer-dies-of-cancer/

    Just because it can be proclaimed does not make it true.

    12 Answers from the Community

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    • Terri's Avatar
      Terri

      Oops. Well, she died upholding her beliefs

      4 months ago
    • geekling's Avatar
      geekling

      How long did she stay on her supposedly healthy diet?

      How long did it take for the cancer to spring back?

      Obviously, unlike with lucky you, LWC, the drugs, surgeries, and possible radiation did not help her much either.

      Why is this such a thing with you? Live and let live.

      4 months ago
    • barryboomer's Avatar
      barryboomer

      I have two friends that caught their cancers early and were totally cured with surgery.

      4 months ago
    • LiveWithCancer's Avatar
      LiveWithCancer

      @barryboomer, i know a lot of people, too, who were cured by surgery. Helps a lot when the cancer is discovered early!

      4 months ago
    • LiveWithCancer's Avatar
      LiveWithCancer

      The saddest part of this whole article, to me, is the following,

      "Towards the end of her life, however, Mari realized that she was going to die of her breast cancer and asked her niece to remove the videos from YouTube, The Independent reports.

      Instead, Liz has kept the videos up, even claiming in a new one it was eating meat again and using a microwave to heat food – things that Liz's mom, who was caring for Mari, did – that caused complications in the cancer."

      So, instead of stopping giving very bad advice, the niece decided she wanted to continue enriching herself and, rather than taking the videos down as requested, she just made up excuses for the protocol's failure.

      Very, very sad that other desperate individuals will continue to get this dangerous, even deadly information.

      4 months ago
    • geekling's Avatar
      geekling

      Do you mean that Faith wont save a person?

      I think it can, sometimes, when coupled with action.

      4 months ago
    • GregP_WN's Avatar
      GregP_WN

      I have seen this ordeal reported on a lot of media outlets. It's typical of someone that was claiming that they were miraculously cured, to have it be a crock. But, she rode that horse right into the water. Geekling, her oldest video was posted over a year ago, so one would assume she was supposedly drinking her way to health and happiness for longer than a year.

      4 months ago
    • Carool's Avatar
      Carool

      Some people will believe anything, despite having no scientific proof. They wouldn't know what such proof even consists of. The pity is that some of these people will try to convince others of how right they are.

      4 months ago
    • biga17133's Avatar
      biga17133

      As i sit here eating my pills for breakfast ,I read of another life lost to the big "C" and that bites and really sucks that they thought they had a better way to win the battle then fighting with help from doctors,,but there are so many solutions on the internet and "Fake" ways too beat it that many will try anything to win the fight,,i was getting my CT scan yesterday when i met a newly diagnose cancer fighter who read of a herb that would win the fight and as i told him of this site and the great info he could get i also warned him of the ways the internet had to "win" and to use common sense when playing internet "RN",,,,so sorry of the life that was lost to the big "C" i hope god holds them close as they grief the loss of their love one,,the desperation to live is powerful and the search for ways to win can cause misguided
      hope that the Miracle is as easy as a pill or herb or veggie ,,,,, still taking a bath by myself biga17133

      4 months ago
    • BoiseB's Avatar
      BoiseB

      I am reminded of the the story of the man who was warned of a coming flood. He said I have faith that God will save me. The neighbors offered to help him evacuate. He said God will save me. The flood waters began to rise and the man moved to the second floor. Rescuers came by with a boat but the man refused saying God will save me. The flood continued to rise and he moved to his roof. Rescuers came by in a helicopter and offered to take him to safety. The man replied "God will save me" The flood waters rushed over the man and he drowned. Because he was an upright man his soul was saved and he went to heaven. On arriving in heaven he asked God. I prayed that you would save me and still I died? God answered first I sent your neighbors and you refused their help, then I sent a boat and you refused to get in, at last I sent a helicopter, you refused that also.
      I credit prayer for my recovery. I would never have thought to consult my nephew if my brother had not been at my intake appointment. My surgeon and the hospital chaplain prayed with me before I went into surgery. My congregation organized a prayer vigil during my 9 hour surgery.
      That being said I have fully cooperated with my Dr.s and got second opinions when I distrusted their treatments. I have also consulted with them over complimentary treatment.
      I have faith in God that He will guide me to the right Dr.s and the right treatment.

      4 months ago
    • LiveWithCancer's Avatar
      LiveWithCancer

      @BoiseB, i agree completely. My faith is quite strong, but i believe God leads me the way He wants me to go and places angels in my path all along the way. Without a doubt, he put me with my PCP and then with my current oncologist. It "just so happened" the Opdivo trial was opening when i went there. Angels in my path!!! For sure!!

      4 months ago
    • JaneA's Avatar
      JaneA

      As a Stage IV rectal cancer survivor, I can only say that the combination of aggressive chemo, two types of radiation, and aggressive surgery got me to my NED status. Faith and a positive attitude help us to "endure the cure" and provide hope on those awful days.

      It is disheartening that this information leads people to refuse treatment that could be curative.

      4 months ago

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