My people perish from a lack of knowledge
You don’t need vaccines or other big pharma drugs to prevent / fight disease and cancer.
Learn More about the ‘triangle of disease’.
Recently I had an arrogant doctor / scientist / educator who was completely full of herself post in the comment section (you can go down and read it for yourself) that medical professionals over 100 years ago AND TODAY are essentially WRONG when linking vaccines to cancer. This particular medical professional must think you and even medical / science professionals are complete idiots to link the rise in cancer with the distribution of vaccines. Of course this doctor / educator just happens to be an ‘oncologist’ and, most likely, has made a good coin from the ‘cancer INDUSTRY.’ Please read: ‘Cancer Treatment Drugs Make Tumors More Aggressive’. Everybody, to most people PREVENTING cancer in their lives, certainly would NOT be good for this persons business. Of course, we are NOT allowed to point that out because she and her ilk are “hardworking professionals”, for “the greater good”.
Proof that the cancer industry doesn’t want a cure – even if it’s a pharmaceutical.
This medical profesional, thinking YOU do NOT have two brain cells in your head to rub together, gave (in the comment section) a ‘simple minded’ example of television sets being distributed at the same time as the rise in cancer rates. Well, thank God we don’t have television ‘injected’ into our veins YET so, logically MOST people would start looking into this cancer CAUSE from WHAT GETS INJECTED INTO OUR BODIES.
Below is a video. Within it, is a report from the United Kingdom that uses the United Nations own figures which IN BLACK AND WHITE correlates that, sure enough, the countries with the highest vaccination rates HAVE THE HIGHEST CANCER RATES.
It doesn’t stop there. Also in the video from a PBS documentary, the former head scientist at Merck, who by the way, worked with polio vaccine creator Jonas Salk, ADMITS in an audio recording that there are multiple cancer viruses in single doses of vaccines. The truly sad part in this audio recording out of Merck, is that the people at Merck GET A BIG LAUGH OUT OF CANCER IN VACCINES!!! One doesn’t need this guy admitting the above anyway. MANY professionals have discovered this and reported it over the years and the lame stream corporate media who, is FINANCIALLY TIED to the vaccine industry, simply ignores it.
So, to this doctor / educator: Of course there ARE other causes of cancer outside of vaccines BUT, WHY ON EARTH would I be concerned with television sets or, TURNING MY BACK ON VACCINES, when it’s a part of the public record that there are MANY cancer viruses in vaccines? Just how stupid do you think we all are anyway? The obvious first step in cancer prevention is to ELIMINATE cancer viruses from being injected into your veins in the first place.
Why people insist to have these contaminates injected into their bodies and the bodies of their children is beyond perplexing. ANYONE can go to a library and look in the ‘Physicians Desk Reference’. It CLEARLY states… NO VACCINE IS TESTED FOR CARCINOGENS OR CANCER. Shame on medical professionals who ‘claim’ vaccines in NO WAY can cause cancer! Any HONEST physician who practiced prior to the rise in vaccines given will tell you that to find a child with cancer prior to rise in vaccine distribution was like finding a leprechaun with a couple of four leaf clovers in each hand. Anyone claiming kids always got cancer like they do today (if even ever) are either delusional or flat out liars. So the trade from measles to cancer was “for the greater good”? A triumph in health? One of the medical marvels of all time? Yeah, perhaps it is for those who are into eugenics and population control.
Also the children of the early polio vaccine era (which contained the SV 40 cancer virus) were the MOST cancer ridden generation when they all reached their 40’s and 50’s
Contaminated Early Polio Vaccinations Linked To Cancer Epidemic
I also recently discovered that Jonas Sulk was in the same ‘human extermination camp’ of belief systems as super eugenicist Barbara Hubbard. After learning of this, it is no wonder what-so-ever in my mind, as to why and how cancer viruses were put in Salks vaccines. In my bio, I ask the pro vaccine camp… “why are anti-human / population reduction religious zealots ALWAYS heavily involved in vaccine programs now and, going all the way back to this so-called science’s creation?
Dr. W.B. Clarke was NOT the only Doctor to note that cancer was a non issue until vaccines came along. They won’t teach in medical school that this was THE general consensus in the medical community hands down. That is, unless you were a doctor on the Rockefeller pay roll. Like the Flexner’s were. The super eugenicists Rockefeller, Carnegie and Harriman families had to get control of the medical institutions in the U.S. BEFORE the INDEPENDENT medical establishment could expose the TRUE purpose of vaccination as a ‘perfect’ population control tool hidden behind a BIG lie as a ‘revolution’ in science to benefit all of mankind and shut it down completely. The eugenicists did just that, by using the Rockefeller controlled ‘Flexner Report’ to FORCE ‘independent medical institutions to join college universities in order for them to get funding thus killing the ‘truly’ independent medical schools OUTSIDE of super eugenicists Rockefeller influence. I have long stated that a NEW ‘Flexner Report’ needs to be created by, OUTSIDE of the system, professionals on today’s ‘Pharmacological Industrial Medical Complex’ run and controlled by todays eugenicists starting with the ‘Genome Institute’.
At the end of this article is a gem of statement…
THE GOOD NEWS:
Childhood cancer has been called the “modern medical miracle” because such remarkable progress has been made in curing infants, children, teenagers, and young adults with cancer.
Evil posing as good ALWAYS cranks out statements like the above. It’s exactly like when Bill Gates boasted at the TED conference that Vaccines are a population control tool that benefits mankind.
WAIT A SECOND! When the cancer rates in children were going off the charts in the U.S. starting in the mid to late 1980’s EVERYONE WAS ASKING…”WHY ARE SO MANY KIDS GETTING CANCER TO BEGIN WITH?” THAT is MY answer to the cancer EPIDEMIC beginning and end!
No amount of brian washing by the establishment and the mindless do-gooders who can’t ask one simple question should get you into believing childhood cancer is a “modern medical miracle”. I mean, are we really this dumbed down?
Vaccines Cause Cancer In Pets Years Down The Road
Vaccinations Cause Cancer
Special Thanks To vaccinemia.org
In the early 1900s an astute Indiana physician, Dr. W.B. Clarke, stated “Cancer was practically unknown until compulsory vaccination with cowpox vaccine began to be introduced. I have had to deal with two hundred cases of cancer, and I never saw a case of cancer in an unvaccinated person.”
1 Mullins Eustace Murder by Injection pg 132 The National Council for Medical research, P. O. Box 1105, Staunton, Virginia 24401
3 de Melker HE, et al Pertussis in the Netherlands: an outbreak despite high levels of immunization with whole-cell vaccine Emerging Infectious Diseases 1997; 3(2): 175-8 Centers for Disease Control
In 1954 Dr. Bernice Eddy (bacteriologist) discovered live monkey viruses in supposedly sterile inactivated polio vaccine developed by Dr. Jonas Salk. This discovery was not well received at the NIH and Dr. Eddy was demoted. Later Dr. Eddy, working with Sarah Stewart, discovered SE polyoma virus. This virus was quite important because it caused cancer in every animal receiving it. Yellow fever vaccine had previously been found to contain avian (bird) leukemia virus. Later Dr. Hilleman isolated SV 40 virus from both the Salk and Sabin polio vaccines. There were 40 different viruses in these polio vaccines they were trying to eradicate. They were never able to get rid of these viruses ontaminating the polio vaccines. The SV 40 virus causes malignancies. It has now been identified in 43 % of cases of non-Hodgekin lymphoma , 36 % of brain tumors , 18 % of healthy blood samples, and 22 % of healthy semen samples, mesothiolomas and other malignancies. By the time of this discovery SV 40 had already been injected into 10,000,000 people in Salk vaccine. Gastric digestion inactivtes some of SV 40 in Sabin vaccine. However, the isolation of strains of Sabin polio vaccine from all 38 cases of Guillan Barre Syndrome GBS in Brazil suggests that significant numbers of persons are able to be infected from this vaccine. All 38 of these patients had received Sabin polio vaccine months to years before the onset of GBS.
The incidence of non-Hodgekin lymphoma has”mysteriouly” doubled since the 1970s. Dr. John Martin, Professor of Pathology at the Univ. of Southern California, was employed by the Viral Oncology Branch of the Bureau of Biologics (FDA) from 1976 to 1980. While employed there he identified foreign DNA in the live polio vaccine Orimune Lederle that suggested serious vaccine contamination. He warned his supervisors about this problem and was told to discontinue his work as it was outside the scope of testing required for polio vaccine.
Later Dr. Martin learned that all eleven of the African green monkeys used to grow the Lederle polio virus Orimune had grown simian cytomegalovirus from kidney cell cultures. Lederle was aware of this viral contamination as their Cytomegaloviral Contamination Plan clearly showed in 1972. The Bureau of Biologics decided not to pursue the matter so production of infected polio vaccine continued.
In 1955 Dr. Martin identified unique cell destroying viruses termed stealth viruses in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome. These viruses lacked genes that would enable the immune system to recognize them. Thus they were protected by the body’s failure to develop antiviral antibodies. In March of 1995, Dr. Martin learned that some of these stealth viruses had originated from African green monkey simian cytomegalovirus of a type known to infect man.
In the March 4, 1977 issue of Science Jonas and Darrell Salk warn, “Live virus vaccines against influenza or poliomyelitis may in each instance produce the disease it intended to prevent. The live virus against measles and mumps may produce such side effects as encephalitis (brain damage).
Report commissioned by Mass alliance for a healthy tomorrow. http://www.healthytomorrow.org/pdf/childcancer.pdf childhood cancer is the 2nd most common cause of death among children (1st is accidents). Up about 1% a year from 1975 to 1998 (21%) Most common fatal disease in children. Vigieant and Tickner Toxic chemicals and childhood cancer, a review of the evidence.. the Lowell center for sustainable proction, u of mass lowell
The Honorable Dan Burton
Chairman of the House Government Reform
Subcommittee on Human Rights and Wellness
U.S. House of Representatives
2157 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
Letter to Demand a Congressional Investigation and Hearing on the Introduction of Simian Virus 40 (SV40), a Cancer-Causing Monkey Virus, into the American Population From Contaminated Polio Vaccines
Dear Representative Burton:
I am writing this letter on June 7, 2003. Exactly seven years ago, on June 7, 1996, my son Alexander was born. He would die in my arms 30 months later in a little motel room in Houston, Texas as we, his parents, tried desperately to safe his life. This letter is written in commemoration of Alexander’s short life and the injustice that befell him and the cause of the brain tumor (medulloblastoma) that killed him.
This letter is also the result of four long years of struggle by myself and my husband to find out why our beautiful healthy young son would be stricken by cancer. Now, our lawsuit against the manufacturer of the oral polio vaccine, American Home Products, (i.e. Lederle), has come to a close. As a result, much of the information that has been under a protective order for over three years has been entered into the public record through our legal documents filed with the Federal Court for the Central District of California in Los Angeles. What happened to Alexander is not an isolated event. We contend that his death was caused by a Public Health Disaster that has befallen others and will continue to kill children until it is addressed.
On August 12, 1999, we wrote you when you where Chairman of the Committee on House Government Reform in support of your investigations into pediatric vaccines – Vaccines; Finding the Balance Between Public Safety and Personal Choice. In this letter we described how various childhood vaccines contain known carcinogens and yet not a single vaccine is tested for carcinogenicity. While shampoos and cosmetics are tested to see if they cause cancer, incredibly, biological substances that are squirted or injected into healthy infants and children have never been tested.
On June 7, 2000, My husband and I also appeared before your Committee to discuss the FDA’s control of effective non-toxic pediatric cancer therapies in Cancer Care for The New Millenium – Integrative Oncology. During our sworn testimony we described how Alexander suffered enormously and unnecessarily as a result of the administration of four toxic but ineffective chemotherapy drugs (vincristine, cytoxan, etoposide, and cisplatin – Protocol CCG 9921). We described how the FDA would not allow our son to have access to a non-toxic cancer therapy that offered him the best chance of saving his life. We presented photographs to your Committee that demonstrated how Alexander struggled to stay alive and then suffered a horrific death.
From your own considerable effort in investigating vaccine production, testing, and safety you know that childhood vaccines contain formaldehyde (i.e. formalin), mercury (i.e. thimerosal), aluminum, and other toxic substances. In addition, vaccines can also contain animal viruses – contaminants from the animal substrates upon which the vaccines are manufactured. One of these viruses, a monkey virus called Simian Virus 40 is carcinogenic and found its way into the oral polio vaccine (OPV) and the inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) in the late 1950’s and early 1960’s. Such an event was not surprising because monkey kidneys contain a multitude of simian viruses and the polio vaccine is grown on monkey kidney cells.
The oral polio vaccine is a “live” trivalent vaccine which means that it contains three strains of poliovirus – Types I, II, and III, and each strain is attenuated (i.e. weakened). Dr. Albert Sabin, who was responsible for the creation of the licensed OPV, had to passage his poliovirus strains through a myriad of animals and animal host cells in order to attain the right virulence-strong enough to illicit an immune response, but sufficiently attenuated so as to not cause polio in the recipient. For example, Type I has the following lineage:
In 1941, Drs. Francis and Mack isolated the Mahoney poliovirus “from the pooled feces of three healthy children in Cleveland.” Dr. Salk then passed this strain through fourteen living monkeys and two cultures of monkey testicular cultures. In 1954, the strain (now called Monk14 T2) was given to Drs. Li and Schaeffer who subjected the virus to nine more passages through monkey testicular cultures. Next, the strain (now called Monk14 T11) underwent fifteen more passages in monkey testicular cultures, eighteen passages in monkey kidney cells, two passages through living rhesus monkeys skin, and additional passages through African Green monkey skin and monkey kidney cell cultures. This strain was now called MS10 T43 and LS-c. In 1956, Dr. Sabin took this virus and passaged it through seven cultures of African Green Monkey kidney cells. That same year, the pharmaceutical company, Merck, Sharp & Dohme, passed the strain (now called LS-c, 2ab/KP2) through a rhesus monkey kidney cell culture. The resulting material was called Sabin Original Merck (SOM) and was provided to Lederle in 1960 as the seed material to manufacture its polio vaccine.
Types II and III were created in a similar fashion.
Once the strains were isolated, the pharmaceutical companies needed a method to propagate the viruses in order to produce the vast quantities of vaccine needed for nation-wide immunization campaigns. This required a substrate upon which the poliovirus could be efficiently grown and harvested. Kidney cells from rhesus monkeys were chosen because they were found to be an effective growth medium. A small quantity of poliovirus could be added to the minced kidneys removed from these monkeys and within a few days, large quantities of poliovirus could then be harvested from these same monkey cells.
Between 1959 and 1960, Bernice Eddy, Ph.D., of the National Institute of Health (NIH) examined minced rhesus monkey kidney cells under a microscope. These were the cells of the same species of monkeys used to create and produce the oral polio vaccine. Dr. Eddy discovered that the cells would die without any apparent cause. She then took suspensions of the cellular material from these kidney cell cultures and injected them into hamsters. Cancers grew in the hamsters. Within a few months, the virus responsible for creating these cancers would be isolated and identified by Dr. Eddy and other scientists. Because it was the 40th simian virus found it was named simian virus 40 (SV40).
According to the FDA:
The discovery in 1960 that a DNA tumor virus, designated simian virus 40 (SV40), was an inadvertent contaminant of rhesus monkey cells, and consequently the poliovirus and adenovirus vaccines that were made in these cells, was a watershed event in vaccine development…”
By 1960, the Salk injectable polio vaccine (IPV) had been administered to about 98 million American children and adults, and Sabin’s oral polio vaccine (OPV) had been administered to about 10,000 Americans and millions in the USSR where the clinical trials had been conducted. It was estimated that 10% to 30% of the vaccines contained live SV40. The federal agency in charge of vaccine licensing and safety at the time was the Division of Biologics Standards (DBS) of the National Institute of Health (NIH). Incredibly, this agency did not order a recall of any of the SV40-contaminated vaccines. The tainted vaccines continued to be administered until 1963 when they were all used and replaced by allegedly SV40-free vaccines as required by the new federal regulations promulgated in 1961.
In 1961, federal regulations were implemented to ensure that SV40 would no longer contaminate the polio vaccine. Despite these regulations, we contend that the OPV has been sporadically contaminated with SV40 for the last four decades. As a result, we allege that some of the children who have been administered the contaminated vaccines have been stricken with cancer and others are at risk. The main points are summarized below:
1) SV40 (Simian Virus Number 40) is a cancer causing monkey virus found in the kidney cells of Rhesus and African Green Monkeys. The kidney cells of these two species of monkeys comprise the substrate that has been used to create poliovirus strains and manufacture the oral polio vaccine for four decades.
2) SV40 is a human carcinogen for brain cancer and mesothelioma and it is a suspected carcinogen in osteosarcomas (bone cancers) and Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphomas.
3) Alexander was administered the OPV in November 1997. He was diagnosed with a brain tumor in August 1998. Alexander died on January 31, 1999.
4) Four independent laboratories using DNA testing and laser micro-dissection found SV40 in Alexander’s brain tumor.
5) SV40 has been found in the cancers of many other children. Pediatric brain tumors and other childhood cancers including osteosarcomas (bone cancer) and Non-Hodgkins Lymphomas have been found to contain SV40.
6) When Alexander was born on June 7th, 1996, I had his cord blood saved and stored by a private laboratory. The cord blood was the blood shared by Alexander and myself at the time of Alexander’s birth. We had this blood tested for SV40. This marked the very first time the cord blood of a child with an SV40 positive brain tumor would be tested for SV40. To the astonishment of the scientists it was negative for SV40. This suggested that at the time Alexander was born he had not been exposed to SV40.
7) It is known that SV40 can be spread through contaminated blood so my husband and myself underwent a battery of tests from 2000 to 2001. Using a variety of sophisticated DNA tests to isolate the genetic fingerprint of the SV40 virus including Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR), the scientists checked blood, urine and semen multiple times looking for any trace of SV40 (even antibodies). The scientists were once again surprised. Despite the repeated tests by leading SV40 laboratories both in the United States and Europe, we had absolutely no trace of SV40.
8) The scientists concluded that Alexander did not get SV40 from his parents, nor did he give SV40 to us.
9) The original oral polio vaccine (OPV) seed stocks created by Dr. Albert Sabin and used to make OPV since 1961 were known to be contaminated with SV40. In fact, SV40 was isolated from Sabin’s OPV seeds – the original material used to make OPV for four decades.
10) Dr. Sabin had admitted that OPV seeds were contaminated with SV40 in a peer-reviewed scientific publication. Dr. Sabin wrote, “The three types of the large lots produced by Merck, Sharp and Dohme in rhesus monkey kidney cell cultures contained SV40.”
11) Lederle, the sole American manufacturer of OPV for many years, received their OPV seeds from Merck, Sharp and Dohme. There is no evidence that Lederle ever tested their seeds for SV40 nor discarded their presumably contaminated seed stocks.
12) There are Lederle documents (not under a protective order) that demonstrate that their early OPV vaccines were contaminated with SV40.
13) Lederle did not use the SV40-neutralization procedures recommended by Dr. Sabin.
14) Monkeys used to produce OPV were not tested for SV40 by Lederle because of economic considerations.
15) After reviewing all of the Lederle records and the Lederle systems in place, our expert concluded that the contamination detected in the OPV material ultimately administered to Alexander was SV40.
16) The medical literature is unequivocal – the pediatric brain cancer rate in the U.S. has been climbing at a rate of approximately 3% for the last four decades.
17) A recent study has demonstrated that 11% of Americans are currently infected or have been infected with SV40.
SV40 is not only responsible for causing the cancer, but also for making these particular cancers incurable. Orthodox cancer therapies such as chemotherapy and radiation can not cure an SV40 positive cancer. Pediatric brain cancers and other solid cancers have been found to contain SV40.
SV40 binds with the tumor suppressor genes p53 and RB and stops tumor cells from undergoing apoptosis (programmed cell death). Apoptosis is what radiation and chemo depend on to work in order to trigger the cancer cell to die. Exposing SV40 positive cancer cells to chemo and radiation does not kill the cells but simply creates more genetic mutations – making the cancer more aggressive. The bottom-line is that SV40 causes human cancer, stops orthodox cancer therapies (i.e. chemo and radiation) from providing any benefit, and can make the cancer even more aggressive.
Despite these facts, children diagnosed with cancer are not given a choice of whether they should undergo debilitating and toxic chemo and radiation. Alexander should have been tested for SV40 upon his diagnosis, not after he died. He should not have been administered ineffective and unnecessary chemotherapy which provided no benefit and only made him suffer. Children with SV40 positive cancers (or p53 mutations) should not be used as guinea pigs and profit centers for pediatric oncologists, hospitals, and pharmaceutical companies.
A Congressional Hearing should be immediately convened to examine how a federally policed vaccine program has introduced a deadly monkey virus into countless American men, women and children for the past 45 years and what the public health consequences have been of this tragedy.
This government investigation should demand to know:
Why a vaccine manufacturer was allowed to use vaccine seed stocks for four decades that came from a source contaminated with SV40?
Why did this manufacturer violate federal regulations and allowed contaminated vaccines to be released?
Why weren’t sophisticated tests to detect SV40 during OPV production and to eliminate the virus ever required by the federal government?
Why aren’t children with cancer tested for SV40 when they are diagnosed, not when they are dead, because an SV40 positive cancer means that chemo and radiation will be ineffective?
Why is there a significant percentage of Americans (children and adults) walking around with evidence of having had an SV40 infection and what does that mean for their risk of cancer and chances for a successful treatment?
Raphaele Moreau-Horwin M.A., M.F.S. Michael Horwin, M.A., J.D. http://www.ouralexander.org
Parents Who Lost Their Child to Cancer out to Prove Vaccine was the Cause – The Horwins’ lost their son to cancer, and they are on a mission to demonstrate that the oral polio vaccine he received was the cause. Read their detailed and impassioned letter to Senator Dan Burton, draw your own conclusions, and arm yourself with important knowledge about the potential dangers of vaccines so you can protect yourself and your loved ones. http://www.mercola.com/2003/jun/18/alexander1.htm
Lots of Mercola links on this subject:
Polio Vaccines Are Causing Cancer
Many studies have reported the presence of simian virus 40 (SV40) or protein in human brain tumors and bone cancers, malignant mesothelioma, and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, however many of the studies were small or lacking control groups, which made it difficult to determine whether they were reliable.
Further, the history of some SV40 infections in humans is linked to the use of polio vaccines. According to conservative estimates, from 1955 to 1963 more than 98 million children and adults in the United States were exposed inadvertently to live SV40 because of SV40-contaminated polio vaccines.
The vaccines were also distributed to many other countries and different adenovirus vaccines used on some U.S. military personnel from 1961 to 1965 also contained live SV40.
SV40 has been shown to be a potent oncogenic deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) virus and in animal models, the neoplasias induced by SV40 included primary brain cancers, malignant mesotheliomas, bone tumors, and systemic lymphomas.
The current prevalence of polyomavirus SV40 infections in humans is not known because there is a lack of data about which people received contaminated vaccines and the amount of infectious SV40 in particular lots of vaccine. It is also difficult to follow large groups for years after virus exposure for the development of cancer.
Analysis of molecular biology data shows that polyomavirus SV40 is associated significantly with primary brain and bone cancers, malignant mesothelioma, and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
Further, SV40 may play a role in the development of the malignancies. According to one report, there is moderate strength evidence that SV40 exposure could lead to cancer in humans under natural conditions. Future studies are needed to determine how SV40 is transmitted and how it interacts with different tissues.
The American Journal of Medicine June 1, 2003;114(8):675-684
“Cancer was practically unknown until cowpox vaccination began to be introduced. I have had to do with 200 cases of cancer and I have never seen a case of cancer in an unvaccinated person.” W.B. Clark, MD
“I am convinced that some 80 percent of these cancer deaths are caused by the [smallpox] vaccinations they have undergone. These are well known to cause grave and permanent disease of the heart also. “ Dr. Herbert Snow, surgeon, London Cancer Hospital
“Abolish vaccination and you will cut the cancer death rate in half.” F.P. Millard, MD (Toronto)
“I am convinced that the increase of cancer is due to vaccination.” Forbes Laurie, MD Medical Director of the Metropolitan Cancer Hospital, London.
“I have removed cancers from vaccinated arms exactly where the poison was injected.” E.J. Post, MD.
“I have no hesitation in stating that in my judgment the most frequent disposing condition for cancerous development is infused into the blood by vaccination and re-vaccination.” Dennis Turnbull, MD (30 years cancer researcher).
[From Vaccines, Are They Really Safe and Effective by Neil Miller]
Polio Vaccine Virus: Possible Link To Cancer
Unit 5 Reports On Researchers’ Call For More Funding
UPDATED: 7:59 a.m. CST November 27, 2002
CHICAGO — In a Unit 5 report, Dave Savini reported on new concerns about the polio vaccine: A virus discovered inside some contaminated vaccine has also been found in certain tumors.
Video Report: Vaccine Virus
Some medical researchers and family members of cancer patients are now calling for more research funding, in hopes of learning more about the possible link between the polio vaccine and cancer. Following is the transcript of Savini’s report, “Vaccine Virus.”
Dave Savini: At age two and a half, Stacey Girardi and Tim Brennan battled the same brain cancer — an ependymoma. Both had tumors removed. Years later, Tim is doing well.
Savini: Mark Moreno had the same kind of tumor removed when he was two and a half years old, too. His surgery left him permanently disabled, and he now wears a helmet to protect his head.
What connects these three people is a fear over what was found in Moreno’s case, inside his tumor: a virus typically not found in humans but in monkeys — Simian Virus 40 or SV-40.
It’s a virus that’s also been found in a contaminated vaccine: the polio vaccine. Scientists used monkeys to grow the polio vaccine in the late 1950s and early 1960s. They later learned the monkeys were infected with SV40, and an unknown number of people were given the vaccine that contained the virus.
(Addressing a physician) You believe SV40 causes cancer?
Dr. Michele Carbone (Loyola Medical Center): SV40 is a virus that is capable of causing cancer.
Savini: Mark Moreno’s SV40 was found when his tumor was tested for it. That type of testing is uncommon, and neither Stacey nor Tim’s tumors were tested. But their parents want to know if that’s what caused their rare cancers, and they want the government to fund more studies.
Melony Girardi (Stacey’s Mother): If they are indeed doing research on ependymomas and finding that there is SV40 in them, everyone diagnosed with ependymoma — their tumor, their specimen of that tumor should be tested.
Eileen Brennan (son had cancer): I don’t understand why they won’t unless somewhere out there somebody is trying to cover something up.
Savini: There is now growing concern that the polio vaccine that was given to millions may also have exposed people to cancer. Dozens of medical research studies are now confirming the link between the monkey virus and some tumors. There’s new concern that the virus can spread, but researchers are not sure how. Meanwhile, lawsuits are being filed claiming that more recent polio vaccines have been infected with the same virus.
Stacey and Tim were too young to have received the original batch of contaminated vaccine.
The same is true for Moreno, who lives in New Jersey. So how did he get infected? Moreno’s mother filed a lawsuit claiming that later versions of the polio vaccine also were contaminated. Their lawsuit claims that drug manufacturers did not get rid of the SV40 when the government ordered it (to be done) in 1961.
Loyola doctors Michele Carbone and John Lednicky, both of Loyola Medical Center, have been researching SV40 for years. They fear young people are testing positive for SV40 because, somehow, the virus is spreading.
One discovery that leads them to believe this is that, in 1997, Carbone tested an unused vial of the 40-year-old tainted polio vaccine. It was the only one known to exist, and it tested positive for SV40. An identical strain of SV40 was found in tumors of non-Hodgkins Lymphoma patients, in Texas. All the patients were too young to have received the originally contaminated vaccines from the 1950s and early 1960s.
Carbone: At least some of the virus came from the vaccine, yes, no question.
Lednicky: Some people would say that it was a smoking gun.
Savini: It’s a smoking gun to researchers who are trying to find out if the virus is spreading, and how. Is it spread from a parents who were vaccinated to their children? Or is it spread from person to person? Researchers are hoping for more funding to study this, along with SV40’s link to cancer.
Melony Girardi: It needs to be stopped. It needs to be checked.
Savini: It’s important to know that even if you have SV40 in your system, that does not mean you will get cancer — just like so many of us spend time in the sun but never get skin cancer.
SV40 experts, including Dr. Carbone, say that the benefits of the polio vaccine far outweight any potential risks, and even he made sure he was vaccinated. With regards to the lawsuits, at least four have been filed. Drug manufacturers and some medical researchers say the polio vaccine has been free of the monkey virus for decades, and that includes the vaccine on the market today. Today the polio vaccine is tested to ensure it is free of the virus. But the link between the virus and tumors remains a medical mystery, and many researchers are urging that more funding be provided to study SV40.
SCIENCE JOURNAL Are Tainted Vaccines Given to Baby Boomers Now Causing Cancer?
By Sharon Begley 19 July 2002 The Wall Street Journal
SNAPSHOTS OF YOUR government at work:
– 1961. The U.S. Public Health Service, having learned in 1960 that millions of batches of polio vaccine were accidentally laced with a simian virus (vaccine was grown on minced monkey kidneys), quietly orders manufacturers to rid the vaccine of the contaminant, called SV40. PHS issues neither recall nor public announcement. Contaminated stocks already distributed are used until 1963.
– 1999. H.M. Ratner, a former public-health official in Oak Park, Ill., invites Michele Carbone of nearby Loyola University School of Medicine over for coffee. In 1955, Dr. Ratner says, he had refused to administer the Salk polio vaccine. He felt it might not be safe. But he kept seven vials in his basement refrigerator for 44 years, hoping that, one day, someone would be interested in them. Someone is. Dr. Carbone is investigating the possibility that SV40-contaminated polio vaccine made by several manufacturers was, decades after being given to about 98 million baby boomers, increasing the risk of three rare cancers.
– 2002. Last week, the Immunization Safety Review Committee of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) meets to consider evidence for and against that unthinkable hypothesis.
Amid dueling data, some facts are uncontested. An estimated two-thirds of the polio vaccines — the oral Sabin and the injected Salk – administered from 1955 to 1963 contained SV40, including the vials Dr. Ratner saved. Contaminated vaccine was also given to children and some adults in Australia, Canada, Denmark and Germany, and possibly Russia, Mexico and other countries.
SV40 IS A KNOWN carcinogen. It targets the lung’s mesothelial cells, brain cells, bone cells and blood cells, producing a protein that knocks out two human tumor-suppressor genes, p53 and Rb. There is no reliable blood test for SV40 exposure.
Government data show the incidence of SV40-linked cancers has risen. A brain cancer called ependymoma is up 25%. Bone malignancies are up 23%. Mesothelioma (infamous for being triggered by asbestos) is up 90%. All are extremely rare: Ependymoma, for example, strikes one in a million.
Are the rising cancer rates coincidence? In 1994, Loyola’s Dr. Carbone and colleagues examined human mesotheliomas. He found SV40 genetic sequences in 29 of 48 studied. SV40 has now been found in up to 80% of mesotheliomas in the U.S. and Europe. Dozens of labs have found SV40 in bone and brain cancers. Those, as I said, are rare. Epidemiologist Howard Strickler of Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, a leading skeptic of the vaccine-cancer link, notes that many studies fail to find SV40 in human tumors.
In March, however, researchers led by Janet Butel of Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, reported that 42% of the non-Hodgkin lymphomas they analyzed contained genetic sequences from SV40. And not just any SV40: In several tumors, it was precisely the genome of the SV40 in the vials of the 1955 polio vaccine that Dr. Ratner had held onto, waiting for someone to care. Lab-grown SV40 harbors a variant genome. There might be other sources, in addition to vaccine, of this strain of SV40, but to more and more scientists Dr. Butel’s findings were the smoking gun.
WITH NON-HODGKIN lymphoma, we’re no longer talking about rare malignancies. This cancer has spiked 82% in the U.S. since 1973, epidemiologist Susan Fisher of the University of Rochester, New York, told the IOM panel, with 56,200 new cases in 2001 and 24,000 deaths.
An analysis by Dr. Strickler shows no extra cancers among people thought to have been exposed to SV40-laced polio vaccine — or, no extra increase that can’t be explained by chance. Trouble is, with no test for SV40 exposure, it’s impossible to be sure you’re comparing an exposed to an unexposed group. You might be comparing populations exposed to SV40 with populations also exposed. Of course there’d be no difference. What are the ramifications of this? Today’s children are at no risk from polio vaccine; it’s now grown in SV40-free cells.
The public-health risk from SV40-laced polio vaccine is . . . well, one scientist told me it’s “minimal.” Another says “unknown.” Tumors linked to SV40 are, except for lymphomas, so rare that even a doubling of risk due to SV40 still leaves you with good odds of never developing these cancers. A wild card, though, is the World Trade Center collapse, which released asbestos into the air. Although SV40 alone rarely causes mesothelioma, when you add asbestos to the mix, all bets are off. The IOM committee’s conclusions on SV40, polio vaccine and cancer are due out by the end of summer. E-mail comments to sciencejournal @ wsj.com
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We have created this website to tell our son’s story and to share with other parents the information we have found about pediatric brain tumors and about childhood vaccinations. This information is designed to help parents exercise informed consent and make intelligent decisions regarding their child’s health, especially when their child has cancer. For my husband and I, this information represents what we wished we had found when we feverishly searched for information on pediatric brain tumors in the fall of 1998. While we focus on cancer and chemotherapy, we also discuss childhood vaccinations because there is substantial medical literature to suggest a potential link between vaccines and the rise of various cancers including brain tumors in children.
On August 10, 1998 at age two, our son Alexander Horwin was diagnosed with the most common pediatric brain tumor, medulloblastoma. After Alexander endured two brain surgeries my husband and I located the best non-toxic therapy that had proven successful in treating brain cancer. However, on September 21, 1998, the FDA denied Alexander access to this potentially life-saving treatment.
The oncologists told us that without their “state-of-the-art” chemotherapy, the cancer would soon return. We knew nothing of the history, efficacy and actual danger of chemotherapy but instinctively knew it was a poor choice for therapy. However, now that the FDA had denied Alexander his best chance of survival using a non-toxic therapy that had saved other children, we had no other treatment options left. Reluctantly we started chemo on October 7, 1998. The protocol was entitled CCG 9921 which consisted of intravenous administration of four chemo drugs: vincristine, cisplatin, cyclophosphamide (also called cytoxan), and VP16 (also called etoposide). Alexander completed his third month of chemotherapy in December 1998 and died on January 31, 1999. He was just two and a half years old.
After our loving, bright, happy and handsome son passed away, we wanted to know why. The doctors were unable to provide us with a single lucid answer regarding any of the following questions. Why did our son have cancer at the age of two? Where did it come from? Why is this particular cancer in children increasing? Why did he die while on chemotherapy and only one quarter of the way into the protocol? Since both my husband and I had worked in the medical field we knew where to look for answers. We spent a year reading everything that we could find on the subject of cancer in children. We expended thousands of hours pouring over medical literature, communicating with doctors and scientists, and speaking to parents of children who were permanently disabled or killed by vaccines, and parents of children who were dead as a result of cancer or its treatment. This research provided a number of insights.
For example, the so-called “state-of-the-art” chemo protocol that the oncologists had administered to our son had proven its ineffectiveness in pediatric brain tumors many years before. In fact, in 1994, the exact same chemo drugs Alexander received in 1998 had been administered to children the same age with the same brain tumor (medulloblastoma) as Alexander. This experiment proved so unsuccessful that tumors spread within five months and the oncologists terminated the protocol. It was incredible to us to discover that chemotherapy that had already proven so ineffective that it required termination was being presented to parents as “state of the art” years later. We were never informed about the failure of this therapy. We also discovered that we weren’t the only parents being purposefully misinformed. Today, parents are still being misled and children with brain cancer are still getting these same toxic drugs that have proven their ineffectiveness in the past. But even if you are informed that orthodox therapy does not work you still may not have a choice. When we hesitated to bring Alexander in for chemo the oncologists were already gearing up to take him from us by court order.
We have written to more than 30 Members of Congress about our findings and have provided written testimony to congressional hearings. (The documents are posted on this site.) By sharing our son’s lethal encounter with the medical industry, other parents can take heed, learn and perhaps prevent the same horror from happening to their child.
We encourage parents to exercise informed consent before agreeing to any medical intervention for their child. Informed consent means that you know and understand the truth about all of the risks and benefits. This may require you to conduct your own research; read books, medical articles, etc. One excellent resource is available on the Internet: Medline includes over nine million citations of indexed and searchable articles on hundreds of medical topics taken from the world’s best peer-reviewed medical journals. Another source of information is the manufacturer’s insert that comes packaged with every single drug or vaccine. It’s a good idea to read it before the drug/vaccine is administered to your child. [Continued on the web at http://www.ouralexander.org/index.htm%5D
Testimony to US Congress, Immunization Safety Review Committee July 29, 2002 by Michael Horwin M.A., J.D. and Raphaele Horwin M.A., MFS http://www.ouralexander.org
Immunization Safety Review Committee: Marie McCormick, M.D., Sc.D. (Chair), Ronald Bayer, Ph.D., Alferd Berg, M.D., M.P.H., Rosemary Casey, M.D., Joshua Cohen, Ph.D., Betsy Foxman, Ph.D., Constantine Gatsonis, Ph.D., Steven Goodman, M.D., M.H.S., Ph.D., Ellen (Abby) Horak, M.S.N., Michael Kaback, M.D., Gerald Medoff, M.D., Rebecca Parkin, Ph.D., Bennett Shaywitz, M.D., Christopher Wilson, M.D., Richard B. Johnston, Jr., M.D.
Dear Members of the Immunization Safety Review Committee:
This letter is written regarding the public meeting on SV40 Contamination of Polio Vaccine and Cancer that took place on July 11, 2002 and we ask that it be added to the record.
Our lives were full of joy when on June 7, 1996 our first and only child was born. We named him Alexander Roy Horwin and he grew tall and strong. He could speak French and English by the age of two. He loved the ocean and wanted nothing more than to grow up, go to school, and see the world with his mommy and daddy.
We were a hard working happy family building our future. But everything came apart on August 10th, 1998. On that day, we were told that Alexander had a pediatric brain tumor called medulloblastoma. The next six months became a race against time to try to understand the disease, find the appropriate treatment, and save Alexander. However, despite two operations and three rounds of “state-of-the-art” chemotherapy Alexander died on January 31, 1999, six months after being diagnosed. He was not yet three years old.
After he died, we were told that there was monkey virus in Alexander’s brain called SV40. We visited medical libraries and discovered a vast body of literature on this virus. There were numerous studies performed at reputable universities that demonstrated that the existence of this virus has been known for forty years. Other studies from leading virologists, microbiologists, and pathologists reported how the virus had been found in human cancers, including pediatric brain tumors, using a variety of technologies. In addition, there were literally thousands of articles that described how SV40 was the “gold standard” to transform (i.e. turn malignant) normal human cells in vitro.
Despite this body of knowledge, we discovered that the federal government had decided that SV40 was not a virus that deserved serious concern. Now, your committee has a rare opportunity to change this long-standing position. This opportunity may never present itself again. An objective report from your committee will be a significant step towards defeating this deadly virus.
We ask you to consider the evidence – objectively. Compare SV40 with other known human carcinogens. Consider which human carcinogen can:
A) transform a variety of human somatic cells on contact in vitro;
B) create tumors/cancers in animal models with regularity;
C) be found in the same human cancers that it creates in animals in vivo?
We challenge you to find another known human carcinogen that is as carcinogenic as SV40.
If you are perplexed about the uncertainty of the epidemiology, consider that there is no unexposed cohort. Documents now conclusively prove that SV40 was never removed from the vaccine stocks after 1963. The contaminated oral polio vaccine seeds from Dr. Sabin were so full of SV40 that they were used as the source of SV40 by the early virologists. These SV40 contaminated seeds were never thrown away, but instead have been used to make Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV) for millions of children over the last four decades. Moreover, despite their assertion to the contrary, the manufacturer of OPV continued to use Rhesus Monkeys after 1963 as a substrate for the manufacture of the vaccine.
Err on the Side of Caution
Being a member of this IOM committee comes with a serious responsibility – not to gamble with the public health. That means that you must focus on the ramifications of your decisions and must err on the side of caution. Why is this important? Consider what happens when an authority labels an agent as a carcinogen or pathogen. Serious efforts are made to understand the agent’s etiology and epidemiology. Funding is made available to discover ways to treat individuals who carry the agent. And newer, more rational therapies are employed to attend those who have a disease process related to the agent. If you think the data regarding SV40 and human cancers is not 100% perfect be cautious with what you decide. How many more people will have to die with SV40 positive cancers before the data is flawless?
More rational therapies are needed for SV40 positive cancers right now. For example, there is no orthodox treatment for medulloblastoma in young children. The following quotations come from reputable medical journals:
“[In] medulloblastoma, the most common primary tumor of the CNS [central nervous system] in childhood. . .[t]he role of adjuvant chemotherapy is unclear. . .virtually no cures are reported.” “Aggressive treatment of medulloblastoma, the most common pediatric brain tumor, has not improved survival.” “[T]he absolute benefit of chemotherapy for the treatment of medulloblastoma in childhood is, as yet, not proven.” “The median time to progression [return of the tumor] was 6 months.” “For many years, chemotherapy has been utilized for the treatment of malignant brain tumors with minimal success.” “The outcome for the majority of children with malignant brain tumors remains poor, despite surgery, irradiation and conventional chemotherapy.”
Various studies have found that medulloblastoma can contain SV40. Moreover, the biological mechanisms of SV40’s oncogenic potential is well understood – the virus binds to p53 and RB. As you know p53 is a tumor suppressor gene. It drives a damaged cell towards apoptosis. As you may also know, cytotoxic cancer therapies (i.e. radiation and chemo) rely on an intact tumor suppressor system because these agents cause point mutations, strand breaks, and other disturbances to a cell’s DNA. Without a working p53 gene, chemo and radiation do nothing more than to take a transformed cell and create more mutations. However, children are only permitted to be treated with surgery, chemo and radiation. Greater focus on the role of SV40 in these cancers will lead to more rationale therapies. This is another example of the type of progress your committee can facilitate right now.
The Role of the Federal Government
Given all that we already know about SV40, why does the federal government report the virus is not yet a serious concern? Why has the federal government refused to spend $.01 to investigate why a monkey virus that is considered the “gold standard” in creating human cancers in vitro (including brain cancers) is often found in pediatric brain tumors? The rhetoric from government scientists at the 1997 SV40 Conference in Bethesda is the same rhetoric from these same scientists at the IOM Committee meeting on July 11, 2002. In the intervening five years how many children have died of SV40 positive cancers? How much farther has SV40 spread throughout the U.S. and the world?
The federal government has ostensibly mandated a product (OPV) for consumption by millions of American children for forty years. During these four decades, the federal government was in charge of ensuring the safety of this vaccine. But, it was misled by at least one vaccine manufacturer. A product the government thought was pure and safe was contaminated and potentially deadly. Now, the government is faced with potential embarrassment and liability resulting from this deception.
Each one of you has been chosen to participate in this committee because of your outstanding scientific achievements. But, most of you owe your careers to some extent to the funding you have received from the federal government. As recipients of tax money, you can demonstrate that scientists who receive NIH funding act responsibly and independently despite the less than stellar record of the government’s earlier decisions. In addition, most of the universities that each of you are affiliated with receive substantial contributions and grants from vaccine manufacturers including the corporation responsible for the contaminated OPV. An objective and unbiased investigation from your committee will proclaim to the American people that decisions that affect millions of lives especially children’s lives are not for sale.
Our son, Alexander was not the first child to die from a SV40 positive brain cancer and, unfortunately, he was not the last. SV40 concerns all children, yours included. Do your children or grandchildren harbor SV40 in their blood? Is there a deadly tumor that will be born out of the joining of a SV40 virion and a cell somewhere in their body? What happens if they were diagnosed with a SV40 positive cancer? Statistically, there is no cure. And, unfortunately, the probability of such an occurrence is increasing. Cancer is now the leading cause of death by disease in children and pediatric brain tumors have been increasing steadily at a rate of about 3% a year. As you reflect on your roles as vanguards of the public health, consider also your own children and your children’s children.
History will judge the wisdom of your decisions.
Sincerely, Michael Horwin M.A., J.D. Raphaele Horwin M.A., MFS http://www.ouralexander.org
June 19, 2002
Head and neck cancers rising among US kids
Source: Reuters News
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Childhood cancer has been on the rise over the past couple of decades in the US and elsewhere, but cancers of the head and neck appear to be outpacing other cancers among American children, according to a new report. The reasons are unclear and may include factors ranging from better reporting of cases to environmental and prenatal causes, researchers say.
Head and neck cancers usually strike older adults and include a range of malignancies, such as throat cancer and oral cancer. Overall, head and neck cancers are rare in children, and when they occur often come in the form of lymphoma in the lymph nodes of the neck or a handful of other diseases.
In the current study, researchers analyzed the 3,050 pediatric head and neck cancers reported to the US national cancer registry between 1973 and 1996. They found that the incidence of these cancers among children younger than 15 rose 35% between 1973-1975 and 1994-1996–from 1.1 case per 100,000 children each year to just under 1.5 cases per 100,000.
This increase compares with a 25% rise in cancer overall for this age group, according to findings published the June issue of the Archives of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery. Dr. James T. Albright of Children’s Hospital and Health Center in San Diego, California, led the study.
Lymphoma involving the head and neck was the most common of these types of cancer, affecting 27% of the children in the national database. That was followed by cancers affecting nerve tissue–including retinoblastoma, an inherited cancer of the retina–and cancer of the thyroid gland.
When Albright’s team looked specifically at retinoblastoma, they found no increase in the disease over time. This, the authors write, suggests that non-genetic factors may be behind the two-decade rise in pediatric head and neck cancers.
Well-established environmental factors implicated in pediatric head and neck cancers include ionizing radiation, excessive sun exposure and certain chemotherapy drugs, according to Albright and his colleagues.
EXPERTS STUDY ALARMING RISE IN CHILDHOOD CANCERS
Facing a chilling rise in childhood cancer, health experts from across the country gathered Monday to try to map the best course for research on the effects of toxic chemicals in the environment on young bodies.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency sponsored a two-day conference to develop a national strategy to combat cancer in children that is rising by about 1 percent a year, and to determine if toxic chemicals such as pesticides are contributing to the increase.
“We’ve got to know more about the possible links between the environment and the alarming increase in new incidents of childhood cancer,” EPA Administrator Carol Browner told the conference.
“In the past two decades, we have seen higher rates of accute lymphoblastic leukemia in children, higher rates of types of brain cancer in children, and higher rates of Wilms’ tumor of the kidney. Testicular cancer in young men is up by nearly 70 percent,” Browner said.
The death rate from childhood cancer has dropped, but that gain has been overshadowed by the fact that more children are getting sick.
The EPA has started an Office of Children’s Health Protections to coordinate work on setting health and safety standards to protect the youngest populations that face higher exposures to pesticides and other environmental toxins through their diets and play.
“At least 75,000 new synthetic chemical compounds have been developed and dispersed into the environment. Fewer than half of these compounds have ever been tested for their potential toxicity to humans, and fewer still have been assessed for their toxicity to children,” Landrigan said.
About 8,000 American children younger than 15 are diagnosed with cancer each year, and cancer is the second leading cause of death in children after accidental injuries. Leukemia and brain tumors are the most common childhood malignancies, with rates of accute lymphoblastic leukemia up 27 percent since 1973 and brain tumors up 40 percent, according to EPA figures. Wilms’ tumor of the kidneys in children rose by 46 percent since 1973, and testicular cancer in young men has jumped by 68 percent.
Because many cancers likely resulted from a combination of the child’s genetic susceptibility and environmental exposure, experts said case studies on environmental factors will have to be large and will be expensive to conduct. The conference also discussed possible links between parents’ occupational exposure to toxins and cancer in their children, studies on prenatal vitamin supplements to lower cancer risks, and reducing exposure to pesticides. Reuter WASHINGTON. 09/15/1997
August 12th, 1999
Congressman Dan Burton
Government Reform Committee
US House of Representatives
2157 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
Dear Congressman Burton,
This letter is in support of your Government Reform Committee on Vaccines; Finding the Balance Between Public Safety and Personal Choice. After speaking with your staff member, Mrs. Beth Clay, I had to forward you the appalling story regarding the death of our son, Alexander. I have also included some of the facts that my husband and I have uncovered since our son’s death that link vaccination with brain cancer.
On August 10th, 1998 our only child, Alexander, was diagnosed with the most common pediatric brain cancer, medulloblastoma. He was two years old. Our lives were shattered. The next six months became a race against time to try to understand the disease, find the appropriate treatment, and save Alexander.
After two brain operations Alexander recovered quickly. We wanted to give our son the most effective cancer therapy possible. After weeks of research, many conversations with parents who had children with brain cancer, and conversations with doctors from all over the world, we selected the Burzynski Clinic in Houston, Texas. We arrived there and incredibly we were turned away. Dr. Burzynski said he was not allowed to accept Alexander. I’ll never forget it. We sat in an examining room. Alexander was smiling at the doctor.
“Why can’t you take Alexander?” I asked Burzynski.
“The FDA dictates who I can and can’t accept,” Burzynski said.
Burzynski explained to us that the FDA would only allow him to accept children who had suffered through chemotherapy and/or radiation and still had “measurable tumor” left in their brains. Alexander hadn’t had either of these “world class treatments” but already endured two brain operations (16 hours of surgery in total) and was tumor free for the moment. He had paid a dear price to be tumor free. His optic nerves had been injured so that his big brown eyes were stuck pointing in opposite directions, he lost the ability to cry and laugh and he temporarily lost the ability to walk.
“Please accept my son. He’s only two years old. His whole life is in front of him. I know your treatment works. I’ve spoken to several parents whose children are here. They had malignant brain tumors like Alexander but now they’re alive and well. You have to treat my son,” I begged.
Dr. Burzynski said simply, “I am sorry but I can’t.” Burzynski was saddened but he was powerless. The FDA had made him turn away many children just like Alexander. Chemotherapy was started soon after and Alexander died in my arms three months later.
Because of the FDA, Dr. Burzynski has to turn away over 90% of the cancer victims who come to him, many of them children. Burzynski’s cancer therapy is non-poisonous to the body and light years ahead of the crude poisonous treatments – chemotherapy or radiation – offered by conventional medicine.
If Burzynski could accept Alexander and other children like him his cure rate would increase. It’s a clever ploy on the part of the FDA to only allow Dr. Burzynski to accept children who have already had chemotherapy and/or radiation and whose cancer has returned. Then nothing can save those children. When Alexander’s cancer returned while he was on chemotherapy, he died within two weeks.
Who is the FDA really protecting? Why would the FDA not want Dr. Burzynski to have a high cure rate? Dr. Burzynski’s therapy is a better product – it is not toxic to the body and it is much more effective against cancer. But every year, chemotherapy and radiation gross tens of billions of dollars for the drug companies and the medical establishment. If Dr. Burzynski’s treatment was allowed to be accessible, imagine the market share it would take from chemo and radiation. Imagine the money it would cost the drug companies and the cancer doctors. It could literally cost them billions.
Lederle, the same company that produces vaccinations, manufacturers the chemotherapy that killed Alexander! Alexander was originally diagnosed with medulloblastoma. The cancer that took his life was called leptomeningeal sarcoma. How did one cancer turn into another? By the carcinogenic (by definition the “DNA changing”) effects of chemotherapy. In fact, nearly all chemotherapy drugs are listed as “Class I – Known Human Carcinogens” with the FDA. Yet every day hundreds of children are injected with these deadly chemicals.
Alexander’s immune system was completely destroyed by the chemo and he had no strength to fight the new cancer.
Whether we are talking about childhood vaccinations, therapy for cancer, treatments for cardiovascular diseases or any of the other big money makers, the interests, motives and actions of the federal government are completely inseparable with the motives and goals of the drug producers and the AMA leadership. After all, we are talking about the exact same people. The same doctors who work for the major drug companies and own stock in those corporations take a rotation through the FDA. They will work at this governmental “regulatory” body for a few years, make decisions that protect their investments and careers, and then return to the drug companies for reportedly bigger salaries and stock options. Over the last twenty years, the most powerful people at the FDA have been employees, grant recipients, board members or research “affiliates” of the major pharmaceutical corporations.
WHY DID ALEXANDER GET CANCER?
THE VACCINE-RELATED SYMPTOMS
Why did our strong two-year-old boy have a brain tumor? There is no cancer on either side of our families going back three generations. Both of our paternal grandmothers lived to almost 90! Two of Alexander’s great-grandparents are still alive today.
My husband and I started to review everything we knew about Alexander’s health. Alexander never had been a good sleeper. At four months old, when most babies start to sleep through the night, Alexander actually got worse. He used to wake us up at least four times a night and yell. We also recalled an evening when Alexander was about seven months old. It was a couple of weeks after he had received his latest round of vaccinations shots. He started crying very loud and long and he suddenly had convulsions that lasted about five minutes. I held him in my arms. He calmed down but it had made him very tired. The next day I called his pediatrician. I was told that little children sometimes get excited and can have spasms. It was nothing I should worry about. A couple months later, Alexander would have another episode of “spasms.”
After the age of one, Alexander began to have eczema outbreaks that would cover the back of his legs. I went to the pediatrician. He said that lots of little children have food allergies and he gave me cortisone cream. The cream didn’t help very much. I used vitamin E and almond oil, which seemed to help a little.
But why would Alexander get cancer? He always had been a good eater. He was very strong and tall for his age- in the top 95 percentile in weight and height compared to other children. We didn’t live near a nuclear plant, I didn’t work near pesticides. My husband worked in an office. Since 1992, we had lived in Marina del Rey, a suburb by the beach in Los Angeles. Of course, Los Angeles is not known for its fresh air, but none of his little friends had cancer.
We started to do research on medulloblastoma – the brain tumor that Alexander was originally diagnosed with. The tumor had been identified in the 1920’s by two of the first neurosurgeons, Drs. Percival Bailey and Harvey Cushing. They removed medulloblastomas and other brain tumors at the Surgical Clinic of the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in Boston. We read their articles and books and studied their graphs on the survival rates of children with medulloblastoma. We learned that after “100%” of the tumor had been surgically removed it would grow back within six to twelve months (assuming no additional therapy was attempted). This suggested to us that the original tumor took approximately that same amount of time to grow.
Alexander had been very irritable and threw up a lot in November 1997. The pediatrician told me it was a viral infection, a stomach flu. Alexander often had ear infections around this time. Then in March 1998, Alexander threw up again and told me he had pain in his tummy. I thought he had swallowed a button or little toy. That night, the pediatrician on call told us to go to the emergency room. There, Alexander threw up more. The ER doctor told us that Alexander had a viral infection. The next day, his pediatrician told me the same thing. This was five months before he would be diagnosed with a three-inch malignant tumor growing in his brain.
We now understand that sometime between November 1997 and March 1998 the tumor began to grow. What had happened to Alexander at or before that time which could have led to cancer? I opened Alexander’s “medical file” and suddenly saw all the vaccines he received within weeks or months of these symptoms. My husband and I focused on the DPT, the IPV and OPV and Hepatitis B vaccine. What were these vaccines all about? What was in them? And more importantly what were the side effects on an infant’s brain?
THE VACCINE CANCER CONNECTION
After extensively researching the medical literature, we have identified six ways that vaccination may cause cancer, either directly or indirectly. After reading this you may wonder why aren’t these subjects being actively pursued?
Childhood cancer is on the rise, why aren’t the “authorities” conducting objective research to determine the risks? The answer is simple – money. Nearly all the medical research in this country is funded by drug companies or the U.S. government (viz. taxpayer’s money). Both parties have an inherent interest in, at a minimum, maintaining the status quo. What would motivate a drug company to pay for a study that demonstrates that their products cause cancer? Do they want to commit fiscal suicide? Why would the federal government pay for research that presents the dangers of a program that they have ostensibly mandated?
ORTHODOX MEDICINE HAS NO IDEA IF VACCINES ARE CARCINOGENIC
We will begin with a very basic question – are vaccines carcinogenic? And the answer is that nobody knows because no studies have ever been done. The inserts that the vaccine manufacturers must place with each and every vial of vaccine state this fact. Here’s a summary of what the vaccine manufacturers publish about their products for the eyes of physicians. This information is taken directly from their inserts as it is published in the Physicians’ Desk Reference (PDR, 51st edition, Medical Economics Co. Inc., 1997). The last column is of most interest.
VACCINE – MANUFACTURER – BRAND NAME – AGES – STUDIES ON CARCINOGENIC
POTENTIAL ACCORDING TO MANUFACTURER
Chickenpox (Varicella) Merck Varivax 12 months and older No studies conducted
DTP Lederle Tetramune 2 months to 5 years “Tetramune has not been evaluated for its carcinogenic or mutagenic potential.”
DTP Lederle Tri-Immunol 2 months to 7 years No studies conducted
DTP Connaught (subsidiary of Pasteur Merieux) Tripedia 15 months to 7 years “Tripedia has not been evaluated for its carcinogenic or mutagenic potential.”
DTP Lederle Acel-Immune 17 months to 7 years “Acel-Immune has not been evaluated for its carcinogenic or mutagenic potential”
DTP(whole cell pertussis) SmithKline Beecham 6 weeks to 7 years “Animal and human studies concerning possible carcinogenic or teratogenic effects have not been done.”
Hepatitis A SmithKline Beecham (subsidiary of Pasteur Merieux) Havrix Over two years old “Havrix has not been evaluated for its carcinogenic or mutagenic potential.”
Hepatitis B Merck Recombivax “infants” No studies conducted
Influenzae type b Haemophilus b conjugate with diphtheria protein Lederle HibTITER 2-71 months “HibTITER has not been evaluated for its carcinogenic or mutagenic potential.”
Influenzae type b Haemphilus b conjugate with tetatus toxoid conjugate Connaught (subsidiary of Pasteur Merieux)ActHIB 2 months to 5 years No studies conducted
Japanese encephalitis virus Connaught (subsidiary of Pasteur Merieux) JE-VAX One year and older “No studies have been performed to evaluate carcinogenicity or mutagenic potential.”
Measles live Merck Attenuvax 15 months and older No studies conducted
Measles, Mumps, Rubella live Merck M-M-R 15 months and older No studies conducted
Measles, Rubella (live) Merck M-R-Vax 15 months and older No studies conducted
Mumps (live) Merck Mumpsvax 12 months and older No studies conducted
Polio (live) Lederle Orimune 6 weeks to 18 years No studies conducted
Poliovirus (inactivated) Connaught (subsidiary of Pasteur Merieux) IPOL “infants, children and adolescents” “Studies in animals to evaluate carcinogenic potential have not been conducted.”
Rubella and mumps (live) Merck Biavax II 12 months and older No studies conducted
Rubella (live) Merck Meruvax 12 months to puberty No studies conducted
None of the vaccines injected into children have ever been tested for their carcinogenic (cancer causing), mutagenic (mutation causing), or teratogenic (developmental malformation causing) potential. Not a single one. Can these chemicals that are injected into healthy children cause cancer? The people manufacturing the vaccines (the drug companies) and the bureaucrats mandating the drugs can’t say because no studies have ever been conducted.
In summary, federal and state governments are mandating that infants and children swallow and be injected with substances that have never been tested for their ability to cause cancer, mutations or developmental malformations. In the meantime, the drug companies are grossing billions of dollars on sales of these potentially carcinogenic products.
HOW VACCINATION CAN CAUSE OR CONTRIBUTE TO CANCER
VACCINES CONTAIN KNOWN CARCINOGENS
If you call the American Association of Pediatrics and ask them what is the safe dosage of mercury derivatives (see YouTube), aluminum and formaldehyde to be injected into an infant, they may suspect child abuse. After they have calmed down, they will explain that there is no safe dosage because these are all potentially carcinogenic substances.
But mercury derivatives, aluminum and formaldehyde are ingredients in most vaccines. How is it possible that they’re safe? The answers depends on who is injecting them. If you or I inject our child with mercury or formaldehyde we are going to jail. But if a drug company and a doctor inject the same chemicals then they are perfectly safe.
VIRUSES CAN BE CARCINOGENIC
Vaccines are comprised of viruses and viruses can be carcinogenic. According to mainstream science a number of viruses with oncogenic (cancer causing) properties have been identified over the last twenty years. The information below comes from the chapter entitled “Etiology of Cancer: Viruses” from the 5th edition of the book – Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology. (One of the book’s editors is Dr. Vincent De Vita, Jr., former director of the National Cancer Institute.) This chapter lists various viruses and the cancers associated with them:
Virus And the Human Cancer associated with them:
Hepatitis B Hepatocellular carcinoma
Hepatitis C Hepatocellular carcinoma
Epstein-Barr Burkitt’s lymphoma
Epstein-Barr Hodgkins disease
Epstein-Barr Immunoblastic lymphoma
HPV-16, HPV-18, 33, 39 Anogenital cancers and some upper airway cancers
HPV-5, HPV-8, HPV-17 Skin cancer
BK, JC Brain tumors (possible), Mesotheliomas (possible)
HTLV-I, Adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma
HTLV-II Hairy cell leukemia
Murnane Poeschla E, Wong-Staal F. Etiology of Cancer: Viruses, p.169, Cancer:
Principles & Practice of Oncology; Fifth Edition, edited by V. T. DeVita Jr.,
S. Hellman, S. A. Rosenberg. Lippincott-Raven Publishers, Philadelphia, 1997.
The association between some viruses and some cancers is a well-accepted medical fact. Are there other viruses that may cause or lead to other cancers? Of course. There are literally tens of thousands of viruses, but only a small percentage has been tested for their ability to cause cancer. In fact, some viruses use a “team approach.” One virus by itself may be relatively benign but when it is combined with other viruses it “helps” the first one cause cancer. These viruses are literally called “helper viruses.” How many various combinations of different viruses can lead to cancer, no one knows. But when you consider that:
Ø Children are injected with bacteria (that contain viruses)
Ø Children are injected with viruses themselves as per the vaccine
Ø The bacteria and virus vaccines are grown on animal tissue (i.e. monkeys, eggs, etc.) that also contain their own population of viruses
There is no way of knowing what viral combinations have formed and what is in the final “soup” that will be injected into a healthy infant. The toxicity test that vaccine manufacturers use is as crude as can be imagined. They inject mice with the vaccines and if a given percentage still eat and put on weight than the vaccine is pronounced safe for children. Unbelievable!
VACCINES, BRAIN INJURY AND BRAIN CANCER
Oncologists and neurosurgeons at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and UCLA Medical Center told us that pediatric brain cancer is on the rise? Why? Why are more and more children getting cancer in their brains? Could it be due to the various types of brain injuries caused by vaccines?
The fact that vaccines can cause temporary or permanent brain damage is an established fact. Even the manufacturers admit it. For example, the manufacturer of one of the DTP vaccines (Lederle), warns pediatricians on their insert that their vaccine can cause “neurological complications such as convulsions, encephalopathy, and various mono and polyneuropathies including Guillian-Barre Syndrome…Permanent neurological disability and death have been reported…”
- Physicians’ Desk Reference, 51st edition, Medical Economics Co. Inc., 1997
There is an abundance of medical literature going back one hundred years that suggests a connection between cancer and chronic injury caused by viruses or bacteria. It appears that cancers have a tendency to form in organs that are injured or irritated by viral or bacterial infections. For example, it is well known that people who have various forms of hepatitis (viruses that infect the liver) are at a much higher risk for liver cancer. This fact was presented in a recent article published in the European Journal of Cancer Prevention. The authors wrote, “Chronic disease conditions…are well established as risk factors for cancer development. These may be due to viruses (for example, in the case of hepatitis and liver cancer), bacterial
infections, parasite infestation or physical trauma.”
- Moore, MA, Tsuda H, Chronically elevated proliferation as a risk factor for neoplasia. European Journal of cancer Prevention 1988 October; 7(5): 353-385.
The same line of reasoning suggests that a viral infection of the brain (which vaccines are known to cause) can lead to cancer of the brain. It’s a rational conclusion and a reasonable question to ask, but no one from the drug companies or the federal government is asking it.
SIMIAN VIRUS 40
In the 1950’s and 1960’s the polio vaccine injected into millions of children contained an unexpected guest – another virus that was growing on the same monkey kidney cells in which the vaccine was being grown. This virus was named Simian Virus 40 (SV40) because it was the 40th simian or monkey virus found. Unfortunately, this virus was also found to cause cancer. The vaccine manufacturers changed their monkeys (African green monkeys) but this wasn’t enough. Today SV40 is found in many human cancers including many pediatric brain cancers. Coincidence? I don’t think so. It turns out that SV40 can be passed horizontally (i.e. between father and mother) and vertically (i.e. between mother and child). In fact, SV40 is often associated with medulloblastoma, the most prevalent pediatric brain tumor. When scientists injected young hamsters with Simian Virus 40 over 80% developed brain cancers – all of which were medulloblastomas. Here are a few of the studies that have looked at SV40 and human cancers:
Ø In 1979, Drs. Jaqueline Farwell, George Dohrmann, Lorraine Marrett and J. Wister Meigs wrote a paper entitled: Effect of SV40 Virus-Contaminated Polio
Vaccine on the Incidence and Type of CNS Neoplasms in Children: A
Population-Based Study, in which they found a substantial increase in
childhood brain tumors, especially medulloblastoma, when the mothers had been
inoculated with vaccines containing SV40. They wrote:
“In the late 1950’s and early 1960’s, an increase occurred in the number of
central nervous system tumors diagnosed in children as recorded in the
Connecticut Tumor Registry. From 1955 to 1961, polio vaccine was used in
Connecticut, which subsequently was found to contain the virus SV40. In
animal models SV40 has produced central nervous system tumors… particularly
striking rises in gliomas (astrocytoma, spongiblastoma, and glioblastoma
multiforme) and medulloblastomas were noted in children born during
1956-1962…Among medulloblastoma patients, 10 of 15 were exposed to SV40.
This rate of exposure is high and significantly greater than among controls
(children without brain tumors)…SV40 may selectively induce malignant
tumors…In summary we demonstrate a strong association between exposure to
SV40 and the development of medulloblastoma…(and) the occurrence of gliomas.”
Ø In 1987, Drs. George Roush, Theodore Holford, Maria Schymura and Colin
White of the Yale University School of Medicine published a book on cancer
risks. In it they wrote:
“Infectious agents have been strongly associated with childhood brain tumors.
An excess of central nervous system malignancies occurred in a cohort (a
group) of offspring (children) whose mothers were inadvertently exposed to
polio vaccine contaminated by Simian Virus 40 (SV40). Medulloblastomas bore
the strongest relationship to the contaminated vaccine.”
- Roush G, Holford TR, Schymura MJ, White C, Cancer Risk and Incidence
Trends: The Connecticut Perspective, Brain, Cerebral Meninges, and Cranial
Nerves, Ages 0-19, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health Yale
University School of Medicine; The Hemisphere Publishing Company, 1987.
Ø In this 1995 study published in the Journal of the National Cancer
Institute, SV40 was again found in various human brain tumors but not in any
healthy brain tissue. The researchers wrote:
“…we found SV40 DNA sequences in five of six choroid plexus papillomas, eight
of eleven ependymomas, three of seven astrocytomas…None of the 13 normal
brain tissues were positive for SV40 DNA.”
- Martini F, et. al., Human Brain Tumors and Simian Virus 40, Journal of the
National Cancer Institute, September 6, Volume 87, 1995
Ø In 1997, when researchers looked for SV40 in other human cancers such as
mesotheliomas (a kind of lung cancer), and osteosarcomas (a kind of bone
cancer that kills children and adults), they found them. The doctors wrote:
“We decided to test human mesotheliomas and osteosarcomas for SV40 based
on…the enormous increase in the incidence of mesotheliomas in the second half
of this century which coincided with the inadvertent inoculation of millions
of people with SV40 contaminated polio vaccines… SV40 or closely related DNA
sequences are present in specific types of human tumors.”
- Rozzo P, et. al, Evidence for and implications of SV40-like sequences in
human mesotheliomas and osteosarcomas; Conference: SV40 a Possible Human
Polyomavirus National Institute of Health January 27 and 28, 1997
Ø This paper, like the previous one, was presented at an SV40 seminar at the
National Institute of Health in 1997. In it the authors state that SV40 is
found in most brain cancers and that it can spread from one generation to the
next. They also mention that more people who are vaccinated have brain
tumors versus those who have not been vaccinated. They wrote:
“SV40 amplification products were detected at high prevalence in primary
human brain tumors: 83% of choroid plexus papillomas, 75% ependymomas, 47%
astrocytomas, and 37% glioblastomas…35% osteosarcomas, and Ewing’s
tumors…These results indicate that SV40 is associated with human brain and
bone neoplasms (cancers)…SV40 infection (may be spread) by blood transfusion
and sexual transmission in the human population.
“…a viral co-factor should be taken into consideration as a possible cause
of… human brain and bone tumors…a higher incidence of brain neoplasms (brain
cancers) was noted in cohorts (groups) of vaccinated persons. In this as
well as in other studies, a high prevalence of SV40 was detected in brain and
bone tumors that affect early childhood.”
- Martini F, et. al, Simian Virus footprints in normal human tissues, brain
and bone tumors of different histotypes; Conference: SV40 a Possible Human
Polyomavirus – National Institute of Health January 27 and 28, 1997
Ø And in this most recent study published in January of this year,
researchers found SV40 in all the brain tumors they examined. They wrote:
“We found SV40…sequences in all brain tumor types investigated. High
frequencies were found in low-grade astrocytomas, anaplastic astrocytomas and
secondary glioblastomas (59%)…Presence of viral DNA was also found in
pediatric brain tumors…”
- Huang H, et al, Identification in human brain tumors of DNA sequences
specific for SV40 large T antigen, Brain Pathology, January 9, 1999
So here’s the obvious question – Is the SV40 from the 1950’s and 1960’s back
to haunt us? Are parents passing cancer on to their children?
(Continued on Part II)
Subj: VACCINES LINKED TO PEDIATRIC BRAIN TUMORS (PART 2)
Date: 8/13/99 11:15:56 AM Eastern Daylight Time
VACCINES & IMMUNE DEFICIENCY
This is a very broad subject so we will only present the highlights:
Cancer is often associated with immune deficiency. Scientists believe that the reason one person gets cancer and another doesn’t is because the second individual has a “stronger” or “more competent” immune system. But vaccines can cause a child to become immune deficient. It is known that vaccines can cause immune deficiency through various mechanisms including:
Ø Vaccines cause commitment of T-lymphocytes to a specific antigen and T-lymphocytes posses one of the major defenses against cancer. In other words, vaccines cause important cells in our immune system (T-cells) to commit themselves and once an immune cell becomes committed to a specific antigen, it becomes inert and incapable of responding to other challenges.
Ø Vaccinations can cause the T-cell count to temporarily and significantly decrease to the levels found in AIDS patients.
Ø Vaccines cause depression of lymphocyte function.
This means that vaccines can actually cause your immune system to be weaker in its response to other viruses and bacteria. Scientists are beginning to understand that the inoculation of billions of organisms into the human body viz. vaccination is an abnormal event and causes the body to react in an abnormal way. This reaction, even if is only the formation of antigens, requires the energy and the attention of the immune system. If the immune system is reacting to the sudden and strange invasion of billions of vaccine organisms, it may not be able to pay the same level of attention to protecting the body against other threats such as cancer as it did before the invasion/vaccination.
In addition, according to a report by the Medical Advisory Committee of the Immune Deficiency Foundation published in 1992 (made possible by a grant from the American Red Cross) “most immune deficiencies cannot be diagnosed until a child is one year old.” And one of the most important contraindications for childhood vaccines (a reason not to be vaccinated as stated by the vaccine manufacturers) is to not administer a vaccine to “a child with impaired immune response.” Wait a second here. We have a contradiction. By the time a child is one year old they have already received a number of vaccines. Yet, we are told by the vaccine manufacturers, that we should not vaccinate an immune-deficient child. But diagnosing an immune deficient child cannot be done until the child is one year old. I don’t know if this is circular logic, a paradox, or a “Catch-22.” What is clear is that it is irresponsible and a potentially dangerous practice.
How often are children immune deficient? According to the Immune Deficiency Foundation:
“The primary immonodeficiency diseases were originally thought to be quite rare. In fact, however, some of the primary immunodeficiency diseases are relatively common… because there are so many primary immunodeficiency diseases when taken together as a group of disorders, they become a significant health problem, occurring with a frequency comparable to leukemia and lymphoma in children and four times as frequently as cystic fibrosis.”
The Clinical Presentation of the Primary ImmunodeficiencyDiseases, A Primer for Physicians, Produced by the Medical Advisory Committee of the Immune Deficiency Foundation, Towson, Maryland, 1992.
So what’s the answer to this “paradox”? The answer is that every vaccination is a game of roulette with your child’s life.
VIRUSES FROM VACCINES CAN CHANGE DNA
Scientists are learning that DNA is not a blueprint that is “carved in stone” and locked away and untouchable. It turns out that DNA can be cut, torn and spliced and pieces can be inserted, deleted, truncated, fused, mutated and amplified. What kind of organism can change our DNA? Viruses. It turns out that viruses and viral sequences (pieces of DNA from a virus) can actually be inserted into our cells and into our own DNA. Researchers like John Martin M.D., Ph.D. of the Center for Complex Infectious Diseases in Rosemead, California, and Howard Urnovitz Ph.D. of the Chronic Illness Research Foundation in Berkeley, California are discovering that viruses especially viruses in various combinations can invade our cells, change our DNA and even hide from our immune system. Some of these changes include turning on oncogenes (growth genes that can cause cancer). Remember that all vaccines contain millions of viruses from the bacterium or virus itself, the tissue it was grown in, or contaminants. These viruses may exchange sequences, pick-up animal DNA or combine in other unknown ways. Once in the body the range of damage they may reap is only now being recognized.
CONCLUSIONS ON VACCINES & CANCER
I am not suggesting that vaccination always leads to cancer. What I am suggesting is that in the same way vaccination can lead to encephalitis (damage of brain tissue) it can also, in some cases, lead to cancer. Why does one child become autistic from the vaccine and another gets Crohn’s disease? Why does one child get Guillian-Barre Syndrome from a vaccination and another die of SIDS? Why does one child get reoccurring seizures and the other cancer? How many other viruses is that child carrying? What other latent or hidden infections do they have? How strong is their immune system? How many vaccines can an infant handle before some invisible threshold has been crossed and the body becomes sick? Alexander got 16 vaccinations from the age of 2 months to 17 months old. My grandparents got one childhood vaccine and they are both alive today. My parents, both born in 1937, got a total of two vaccines up to 17 months old. According to my vaccination booklet (my parents kept wonderful records) I was vaccinated only seven times before I reached 17 months. In fact, my first vaccine came at the age of 5 months, not two months like Alexander.
Every new childhood vaccine that is introduced means more profits for the drug companies so there is a tremendous incentive to keep adding more and more. Alexander got vaccinated against chicken-pox, a “disease” that kept our generation at home from school for one week. Do we really need a vaccine against chicken-pox? The drug companies will answer “yes.”
So I will ask the question again – How many vaccines can an infant handle before some invisible threshold has been crossed and the body becomes sick? This is not an easy question to answer but it should be asked! Sadly for all the children who are about to be maimed and killed by the vaccines they will soon receive, the answer to this question is only being pursued by a handful of independent scientists (researchers who are not being financed by the drug companies or the government). These scientists operate outside medical orthodoxy on “shoe-string” budgets. Mainstream science, the “science” of the drug companies and the government is not interested in the truth. They have no interest in knowing the real answer. Why ask a question when the answer can only hurt you?
Dr. Howard B. Urnovitz possesses a degree in Microbiology and Immunology and is the Scientific Director of the Chronic Illness Research Foundation. He testified to the following in front of the Committee on Government Reform and Oversight.
1. The human body retains a genetic memory of the foreign substances to which it has been exposed, including viral and bacterial vaccines;
2. Each individual responds to foreign substances differently, based on his or her own unique genetic background;
3. There appears to be a limit on how much foreign material to which the human body can be exposed before some level of genetic damage occurs and a chronic disease initiates.
Each generation gets more vaccinations. Each generation has more immune related diseases. Where are all the new “auto-immune” diseases coming from? (Such as Crohn’s disease, Guillian-Barre syndrome, asthma, encephalomyelitis, multiple sclerosis, myasthenia gravis, chronic neuropathy, stiff-man syndrome, retinopathy, primary biliary sclerosis, pernicious anemia, systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis, etc. etc.) And regardless of the self-serving pronouncements by the American Cancer Society and the National Cancer Institute, cancer rates continue to climb.
By giving each generation more and more vaccinations are we not creating populations of genetically damaged mutants?
There are a lot of unknowns in respect to childhood vaccination. But as parents, nobody ever waved them in front of us. Nobody ever said that there’s over 50 years of evidence that vaccines can cause brain damage. Nobody ever said that we don’t know if vaccines cause cancer because we never tested it. Nobody told us that if Alexander was immune deficient he shouldn’t get the vaccines. Nobody ever told us that Alexander’s symptoms (before he was diagnosed with cancer) of vomiting, “spasms” and eczema were signs that this child could not endure the vaccinations. Nobody ever told us that monkey viruses that have been found in vaccines are known to cause brain cancer.
What would happen if parents were provided with full disclosure or “informed consent” as is legally required with any medical procedure? Some parents might say “no thanks” to the vaccines. But then this could take a bite from the billions of dollars earned by the vaccine manufacturers.
Between the greed of the drug companies and the impotence of our government, parents and children have been forced into making a dangerous trade. Assuming for a moment that vaccines actually work (after careful research we believe they do not work but that would take another letter), assuming they do, we have traded mumps for autism, polio for SIDS and whooping cough for cancer. We are not suggesting that there exists a one to one relationship, but we are suggesting that our government has traded one group of diseases (relatively benign childhood diseases) for another group of diseases (complex, permanent, disabling and deadly). That trade continues to be made without our permission and without good science. For example, for years, pediatricians and pediatric neurologists were finding that the pertussis vaccine can cause neurological side effects – some temporary, others permanent. However as late as the 1980’s some physicians were fighting fifty years of clinical observations. They claimed that there was no link between the pertussis vaccine and permanent and disabling brain damage. As it turns out these doctors were employees of the drug companies that manufactured the vaccines.
According to the book A Shot in the Dark: Why the P in DPT vaccination may be hazardous to your childs health, by H.L. Coulter and B.L. Fisher, one of these doctors, James D. Cherry received money (nearly a half a million dollars) from Lederle. Lederle manufacturers vaccines including various brands of DTP, Hib, influenza, and poliovirus. It also manufacturers chemotherapy, and countless other drugs. Lederle is a division of American Cyanamid the manufacturer of pesticides, herbicides, fungicides and all the other “wonderful chemicals” poisoning the earth, our food, water and air, the animals, the plants and our bodies.
Writing in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) in March 1990, Cherry stated that it was a “myth” that pertussis caused encephalitis. Such a statement is an insult to 50 years of dead or disabled children and 50 years of grieving parents. But if you investigate who Cherry is, his position makes sense. He is a recipient of funds from one of the largest manufacturer of vaccines. What’s the money for? Is it just a coincidence that he has also testified in over 125 lawsuits on behalf of vaccine manufacturers who were being sued by parents of vaccine damaged children. But here’s the problem – as a doctor he is considered “independent” and “credible.” His research, analysis and conclusions are considered “objective.” He is a peer reviewer for JAMA which means that he has influence as to what gets published and what doesn’t get published – what gets communicated and what doesn’t get communicated to children’s doctors. His articles in JAMA and other prominent medical journals are read by thousands of doctors. When Dr. Cherry says encephalopathy from vaccines is a “myth” those words are believed. Children are vaccinated. After Alexander received his DTP vaccinations he had convulsions. We called his pediatrician and the doctor told us that it was nothing to worry about because “sometimes little children get excited.” The pediatrician didn’t consider encephalopathy. Our pediatrician was probably aware that there was a controversy regarding the pertussis vaccine but that no scientific consensus had been reached. But the controversy is artificial. On one hand there was 50 years of maimed and dead children and pediatricians and pediatric neurologists who knew encephalopathy when they saw it. On the other hand you had prominent doctors like Cherry. The two sides seemed to have an equally objective point of view. Doctors on either side of an important question, rationally debating a medical issue where lives are at stake. But this “controversy” is a fiction.
On one hand you have experience, observation and clinical skills. On the other hand you have a drug company protecting its immense profits. People like Cherry are not doctors if you define doctors as truly objective and rational professionals who are seeking truth. People like Cherry are MD’s for hire. Their positions and arguments are a direct result of who is paying them. Sadly, there are many many Ph.D’s and MD’s like Cherry. People need to be paid and some people want to be paid more than others. As mentioned above, today there are two major employers of science – the drug companies and the U.S. Government. Since he who pays the piper calls the tune, the prevalent point of view throughout the medical literature is the position of the drug companies and the government. In respect to vaccines, where one of these entities stops and the other starts is hard to discern. The government mandates the vaccines and corporations like Lederle produces them. Where is the incentive for either of these two parties to admit that vaccination can harm? To admit this would subject the government to severe criticism and cause the drug companies to loose millions of dollars.
Another corruption of the scientific process is that “scientists” like Cherry can help determine the frequency of adverse events that are reported. How often does autism, SIDS, encephalitis, permanent neurological damage and cancer result from vaccination? The vaccine manufacturers through their pay-rolled scientists decide. Is an infant’s sudden death that takes place twelve days after vaccination counted as vaccine related or does it have to take place within seven days or three days or 24 hours? Who chooses the number? If you scrutinize the data on the frequency of adverse reactions you will find that the very corporations manufacturing the vaccine financed most of those studies. In other words, the vaccine makers have chosen the number for their own ends. They have chosen a number that will ensure that most vaccine related deaths and injuries will not be counted as such. Your child died seven days after the vaccinations? Sorry, she had to die within 24 hours for it to be linked to the vaccines. Therefore, cause of death is unknown.
The most powerful doctors in American are those affiliated with drug companies. The influence of the drug companies is so complete and profound that the agenda of the drug manufacturers has become the agenda of mainstream medicine and the U.S. government.
Our son, Alexander was our life. At two years old Alexander was bilingual in English and French. He was full of joy and laughter. He loved life. He loved looking at the little ants in the earth. He would say, “Look Daddy they go vite, vite, vite” (fast, fast, fast). He loved going to the beach, in particular the tide pools looking for “gaga crabs” and “little tiny animals.” When I asked my son, “Alexander you want to go rollerblading? He used to give me a big smile and say: “Yeah, rollerblading with Mommy” and run to the closet to get the rollerblades. We used to go fast on the bike path along the beach. Alexander was in his special purple stroller holding his apple juice bottle and Mommy would push. But Mommy will never push the stroller again with her beautiful son who loved life.
I’m only left with his handsome pictures, his special smell in his little clothes, his bag of special cars, memories of laughter and pain, a little brown sandwich bag with his curly brown locks, his smiling face on the videos and his beautiful innocent little voice which always said: “Mommy, I’m happy, happy, happy.”
Alexander used to say: “Mommy, Daddy and Alexander, the Team!” Yes, my love we will always be the team, but a family we are no more.
Raphaele Moreau-Horwin & Michael Horwin
Alexander’s Mommy & Alexander’s Daddy
MHBiomed @ aol.com
Vaccinations Alexander Received from age 2 months to 17 months. Within 15 months my son received 16 vaccinations. But how many viruses? This was the same time his brain cancer began to grow.
Date Date Date Date
DTP 8/12/96 10/10/96 12/14/96 11/7/97
IPV 8/12/96 10/10/96
HbPV 8/12/96 10/10/96 12/14/96 7/7/97
Tuberculin (Only checking for the antigen) 7/7/97
HEP B 12/14/96 1/2/97 3/7/97
VARIVAX 7/7/97 (chickenpox)
Subj: CHILDHOOD CANCER: VACCINE RELATED?
Date: 7/31/99 1:14:17 PM Eastern Daylight Time
From: via @ access1.net (karin schumacher)
Reply-to: Bmabolash @ aol.com
To: via @ access1.net
Bmabolash @ aol.com wrote:
This is something to think about?
There was an article in the Minneapolis Star and Tribune on July 29,
1999 called Scientist Turn Good Cell Cancerous by David Kinney. It
basically said that the missing component that was missing was telmerous
(Do not know how it is spelled?) It is an emzyne found only in fetal
and embryonic growth and in cancer cells. You may be able to read it at
I am trying to find if childhood cancers have gone up significantly
since the introduction of vaccines. Below is some information that I
think may suggest more than a coincidence?
Facts about Childhood Cancer and the NCCF
Childhood cancer centers supported by the National Childhood Cancer Foundation (NCCF) are currently caring for 18,000 children with cancer.
NCCF supports treatment and research at the over 115 Children’s Cancer Group (CCG) childhood cancer centers.
NCCF supports the work of over 2500 CCG researchers in search of new and better cures for children with cancer.
The work of those researchers has saved over a million-and-a-half patient-years of life.
The Children’s Cancer Group has treated more children with cancer than any other such organization.
THE GOOD NEWS:
Childhood cancer has been called the “modern medical miracle” because such remarkable progress has been made in curing infants, children, teenagers, and young adults with cancer. Many of the principles of therapy used in treating adults with cancer were first tested and developed in children. Up to 70% of all children with cancer can now be cured. Childhood leukemia was once a certain death sentence, but now can be cured up to 80% of the time.
The cancer death rate has dropped more dramatically for children than for any other age group. This progress is due solely to research. More than 400,000 patient-years of life are being saved each year using newly-discovered treatments for childhood cancer.
THE BAD NEWS:
Today, despite amazing research progress, cancer still kills more children than any other disease. Each year cancer kills more children than asthma, diabetes, cystic fibrosis, congenital anomalies, and AIDS, combined. Every year, over 11,000 children and teenagers are diagnosed with cancer. The incidence of cancer among children in this country is rising almost 1% per year. During the past 20 years, the incidence of cancer among children has increased almost 20%. Nationally, the incidence of cancer in children is over 15 times greater than that of AIDS in children. One in every 330 Americans develops cancer before age 20. Some forms of childhood cancer have proven to be so resistant that even in spite of the great research strides we’ve made, most of those children die. The number of potential years of life put at risk by childhood cancer each year exceeds the number for most adult cancers.
N.C.C.F. BELIEVES THAT WE MUST CONQUER KIDS’ CANCER!
Currently one in every 330 children in the United States develops cancer before the age of nineteen. Moreover, the incidence of cancer among children is increasing. Progress in the development of effective new treatments and cures for children with cancer has been spectacular during the past three decades, but progress is beginning to plateau. Thus, even though many children now can be given a cure if they are treated at a pediatric medical center with teams of experts and specialized programs for childhood cancer, many types of childhood cancer have not yet yielded to research.
CANCER CONTINUES TO BE THE NUMBER ONE DISEASE KILLER OF CHILDREN FROM THE AGE OF ONE YEAR THROUGH ADOLESCENCE . . .
MUCH REMAINS TO BE DONE.
Childhood Cancer Is Different
Adult cancers are primarily those of the lung, colon, breast, prostate and pancreas. Childhood cancers are mostly those of the white blood cells (leukemias), brain, bone, the lymphatic system and tumors of the muscles, kidneys and nervous system. Each of these behaves differently, but all are characterized by an uncontrolled proliferation of abnormal cells.
The majority of adult cancer sufferers are treated in their local community by their family physician, consulting surgeons, medical oncologists or other cancer specialists. Children with cancer rarely are treated by family physicians or pediatricians. A child with cancer must be diagnosed precisely and treated by clinical and laboratory scientists who have expertise in the management of children with cancer. Such teams are found only in major children’s hospitals, university medical centers and cancer centers.
Bonnie M. Abel Bolash