Despite massive public screening campaigns and talk of cures,
cancer rates continue to soar, and certain companies
not only profit from making the chemicals that cause cancer
but also from selling
the drugs that treat it.
He was not allowed access to a proven method of alternative treatment. The medical system's response was callous. The authorities threatened to take the boy into custody and charged his parents with child abuse if the medical option was not opted for.
The boy's death certificate states his cause of death as: “respiratory failure due to chronic toxicity of chemotherapy'. It is easy to conclude after watching the film that what we have here is some kind of corrupt racket.
Indeed, the 2009 documentary 'The Idiot Cycle' alleges that some of the world's top cancer causing culprits, including, it is claimed in the film,
...among others, are allegedly profiting from the production of cancer-causing products and then some of the same companies are investing in profitable cancer 'treatments'.
These claims outlined in
the movie remain to be fully verified.
Upon reviewing Monsanto's raw data, he and his team found, among other problems, liver damage and physiological changes into a pre-diabetic condition among the rats which had eaten Monsanto's GM corn.
And that's just from
three months of eating such food. His new study was over a two year
Recent reports in the Indian media have drawn attention to rising rates of breast cancer in urban areas, and in 2009 there was a reported increase in cancer rates in Tamil Nadu's textile belt, possibly due to chemically contaminated water.
But without proper regulations in force, this
may be the thin end of the wedge for India.
This has not only
affected the public at large, but has also placed workers in certain
sectors and their offspring at risk of cancer.
Epstein asserts that
there has been a massive escalation in the incidence of cancer that
cannot be explained away on the basis of smoking, longevity,
genetics or a fatty diet. He may be right.
The use of the
IGF1 growth hormone
in milk has been associated with breast, prostate and colon cancer.
The conclusion is that synthetic chemicals and their effects on people's health affect everyone simply because they can be found in so many consumer products today.
governments roll over all too easily when it comes to sanctioning
new synthetic chemicals without adequate testing, which is not too
surprising, especially where pharmaceuticals are concerned -
substantially more money is spent by companies on marketing and
lobbying than on actual research into their drugs.
By adopting a “blame the
victim' strategy, attention is diverted away from the practices of
large profiteering corporations that cause cancer and ill health.
At the same time, a number of pressure groups are actually engaged in trying to phase out the use of carcinogenic chemicals in products.
As was the case when the tobacco companies were taken on, though, tackling the interests of powerful state-corporate actors is likely to be a long and arduous affair.
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