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Two cases of metastatic squamous cell carcinoma and hyperthermia therapy

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Case studies provided by Dr Greg Schwarz in Hobart showing the benefit of integrative oncology with IVC, injectable herbal extracts, other supplements, diet and exercise and moderate whole body hyperthermia to detoxify, heal and support recovery following conventional treatment. 

Note that hyperthermia can be used during chemotherapy and radiotherapy as well as afterwards.

Metastatic squamous cell carcinoma (I)

  • 62-year-old female diagnosed with metastatic squamous cell carcinoma (pelvic lymph nodes, unknown primary) in May 2016
  • Initial supportive treatment - diet (LCHF and modified intermittent fasting), targeted exercise (high intensity interval training), stress management, IV vitamin C and minerals, plus supplements (vit D, Zn, PSK Trammune, Boswellia, curcurmin).
  • Treated with initial chemoradiotherapy (mitomycin and 5FU for 6 weeks) at Peter Mac in Melbourne. Very unwell post therapy - felt awful, diarrhea and faecal urgency, urinary frequency, skin breakdown, fatigue, nausea. 
  • Underwent moderate WBHT (90 minute sessions) plus IVC (30g), 5 sessions over a 6 week period.
  • Temperatures of 37.7 (5.7.16), 37.8 (8.7.16), 37.8 (12.7.16), 38.4 (29.7.16) and 39.4 (19.8.16). 
  • Rapid clinical improvement, even following first treatment.
  • Now fit and well and asymptomatic. Recent PET CT showed complete remission with no active disease 

Metastatic squamous cell carcinoma (II)

  • 59-year-old female with metastatic squamous cell carcinoma (2/16 axillary lymph nodes involved, unknown primary), diagnosed Jan 2014
  • Treated from April 2014 with initial radiotherapy to axilla and neck, then chemotherapy (paclitaxel, carboplatin x4 cycles (lung cancer protocol). 
  • Generally fit and well 
  • Supportive therapies - diet (LCHF, intermittent fasting), exercise, mindfulness, supplements (vit D, Zn, Iscador (mistletoe), Artesiane (artemether), quercetin)

During radiotherapy:

  • WBHT + IVC x4, 90 minute sessions - 9.5.14 (37.7), 6.6.14 (37.8), 27.6.16 (38.4), 8.8.16 (39.4)
  • PET CT 15.12.14 - complete remission, no active disease
  • PET CT Jan 2016 - complete remission
  • Remains fit and well
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