The initial pronouncements, released with such glowing enthusiasm, indicated that finally, yes finally, after so many disappointments we might actually be looking at a real, universal cancer cure.In both laboratory and preliminary human trials, interleukin-2 – like interferon before it, a natural product secreted by lymphocytes that stimulates other cancer-fighting immune cells into action – had performed almost magically against even the most aggressive of cancers, such as metastatic melanoma and metastatic kidney cancer. Rosenberg’s “miracle” was everywhere, in the print media, on the local and national news, and in an extended Newsweek story appearing December 16, 1985, with white-coated Dr.
Something similar happened about five years ago with a substance called interferon, the “magic bullet” of cancer research, featured on magazine covers and in articles with titles like “To Save Her Life – And Yours.” …
But by 1984 the magic bullet had misfired; now the articles were called “The Myth of Interferon.” Over the years, I had become particularly familiar with the interferon story since my boss, Dr.
I had graduated medical school by that point and was living in Florida, finishing my immunology fellowship under Robert A.
Good, MD, Ph D, the famed “father of modern immunology” as he had been called.
If the ketogenic diet worked, this is a doctor who would be using it. Gonzalez masterfully dismantles the ketogenic diet for cancer in the lengthy article below.