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World Without Cancer: The Story of Vitamin B17

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Mr. Griffin marshals the evidence that cancer is a deficiency disease like scurvy or pellagra aggravated by the lack of an essential food compound in modem mans diet. That substance is vitamin B17. In its purified form developed for cancer therapy, it is known as Laetrile.

Why has orthodox medicine waged war against this non drug approach? The author contends that the answ

Paperback, 368 pages
Published January 1st 1997 by American Media (CA) (first published 1974)
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Teri Anderson
Sep 17, 2009 Teri Anderson rated it really liked it
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A controversial book that some dismiss as outright quackery, the author makes the claim based on research that cancer is caused by a vitamin B17 deficiency. He also states that the American medical community knows it to be true based on many studies, but in conjunction with the FDA, has banned Laetrile (a B17 concentrate) for political reasons (you have to go to Mexico or Germany to get it). The vitamin compound was identified as part of the nitriloside family, found in over 1200 edible plants ( ...more
Jan 11, 2008 Krystal rated it it was amazing
Recommended to Krystal by: Ken Kraich
One of the guides my brother-in-law used to cure his kidney cancer.
Jan 02, 2012 Jerry rated it really liked it
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I am not sure how I feel about this book. The author is famous for conspiracy theories. But it has led me to seek to increase my intake of vitamin B17.

The author contends that Amygdalin known as Laetrile is a naturally occurring substance used as a treatment for cancer. Tests on mice by Dr. Kanematsu Sugiura at Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center between 1972 and 1977 showed Laetrile to be effective at lengthening life span. However due to influence of pharmaceutical interests the evidence was suppres
Christopher Colegrove
Feb 24, 2009 Christopher Colegrove rated it it was amazing
One of many alternative cancer therapies that shows great signs of prevention and possible treatment. Just include foods with B17 in: when you eat an apple, eat a few of the seeds. Have certain sprouts with your salad or sandwich, etc. Highly recommend this book. I met an elderly man three summers ago ('06) who was passing through St. Ignace, Michigan, who had bladder cancer in the early '70's whose cancer left when he ate apricot kernels, then he went off them, it came back. He's back on, and c ...more
Jun 30, 2013 Georgiana rated it did not like it
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Well, it's a "story" indeed. The results that the author presents as scientific evidence are so ridiculously interpreted that I gave up reading half way through.
Demetrios Geleris
May 30, 2014 Demetrios Geleris rated it it was amazing
I'm currently taking both B15 & B17 in both pill and powder form! I had pains in my legs an now I can walk pain free!
Jul 13, 2008 Stacey25ma rated it it was amazing
I skipped to chapter 18 Charity Prescription. Now I understand modern medicine in a whole new light.
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Oct 01, 2016 فريد ديب rated it really liked it
this book is very interesting. I want really to read it
Phil Henderson
Jul 14, 2010 Phil Henderson rated it it was amazing
NOW IN ITS 20TH EDITION..... First published 1974

G. Edward Griffin marshals the evidence that cancer is a deficiency disease-like scurvy or pellagra-aggravated by the lack of an essential food compound in modern man's diet. That substance is vitamin B17. In its purified form developed for cancer therapy, it is known as Laetrile. This story is not approved by orthodox medicine. The FDA, the AMA, and The American Cancer Society have labeled it fraud and quackery. Yet the evidence is clear that her
Mar 19, 2012 Sam rated it liked it
Edward Griffin lays out and builds a strong case on the naturally occurring vitamin B17, benefits, history and chemical composition. Like the Creature from Jekyll Island the book is fed to us in small spoonfuls, using only 8th grade English.

The second half of the book is more concerned with the politics of Cancer and how big pharmacy and the FDA are in bed with one another. As usual Griffin uses carefully placed arguments and well cited examples. Much of this shouldn't be a shock to anyone. Can
Oct 08, 2015 Robert rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Very interesting science regarding this vitamin and the author's theory about cancer being a nutritional deficiency disease like Rickets. Certainly eating 10 Apricot seeds a day (or equivalent) to avoid cancer seems like a harmless and very useful recommendation. The second half of the book is a revealing review of 20th century history and the rise of the Mega-Corporation which seeks to not only monopolize its markets but control all competition via the regulatory mechanism of government agencie ...more
Apr 06, 2008 Briege rated it really liked it
I've never actually read this whole book, but as much as I've read is very sad.
It's about vitamin B17 which is a vitamin that acts on cancer. A fascinating book, although kind of hard because of how much history of evil there is in it. The information about the vitamin is fascinating and would change lives if it were better known.
I'm never going to let cancer take over my life :).
Nov 24, 2013 Hanna rated it it was amazing
Buku yang mengungkap penyakit kanker, obatnya, dan sejarah upaya untuk 'melestarikan' penyakit satu ini demi kepentingan-kepentingan tertentu.
Aug 02, 2008 Josh rated it it was amazing
Excellent informational on the illusional subject that has impacted so many of our lives. You'll either love it or hate it.
Eva Santiago
Oct 21, 2010 Eva Santiago rated it it was amazing
Excellent book on the subject. Thoroughly researched. There IS a cure for cancer...and it is not elusive to man kind as they would want you to believe.
Jan 18, 2010 Nick rated it it was amazing
WOW! This book is rad, but if you don't have time to read it watch the video on youtube. Just search for world without cancer.
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G. Edward Griffin is a writer and documentary film producer with many successful titles to his credit. Listed in Who’s Who in America, he is well known because of his talent for researching difficult topics and presenting them in clear terms that
all can understand. He has dealt with such diverse subjects as archaeology and ancient Earth history, the Federal Reserve System and international bankin
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