Skip to comments.Mother fights brain cancer with electric fields (Video)
Posted on 06/03/2015 6:04:10 PM PDT by Citizen Zed
Transcript: Against all odds, Elizabeth Marek is alive, she has a device that attacks brain cancer cells with electric fields to thank. Elizabeth has glioblastoma, a deadly and aggressive form of brain cancer with no cure and a life expectancy of just over two years. 26 weeks pregnant with her second child, 3 years after a small tumor was found in her brain, Elizabeth began suffering from extreme headaches. She thought it was migraines, but it wasn't. SOUNDBITE (English) ELIZABETH MAREK, BRAIN CANCER PATIENT, SAYING: "It ended up being a tumor that was the size of my fist on the left side of my brain and it was pushing the left brain into the right brain area." If she'd waited two more weeks to come to hospital, her doctors say she would have died. Emergency surgery to remove the tumor was successful. Doctors then waited 8 weeks to allow Elizabeth's daughter more time in the womb before starting radiation and chemotherapy treatment. After the second round of chemo, a new tumor started forming in Elizabeth's brain. That's when Dr. George Ansstas, an oncologist at the Washington University in St. Louis, offered Elizabeth a chance to be a science experiment. SOUNDBITE (English) ELIZABETH MAREK, BRAIN CANCER PATIENT, SAYING: "I have always wanted to be in science. I didn't know I was going to be an experiment." Ansstas fitted Elizabeth with a device called Optune, developed by U.S. based firm Novocure. A backpack feeds to an array of electrodes attached to her head. Those electrodes create an electric field inside her brain which stops cell division in cancer cells.
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A dear friend is using one of these and has a similar story to hers. He was given 3 months to live...16 months ago!
ive heard similar stories, inventions of this type from decades ago...
Novocure "Mechanism of Action" video is here: http://www.novocure.com/our-therapy.aspx
Sincere prayers for your friend. I take it he is a fairly young person?
My dear dad was diagnosed with a glioblastoma at 77 and died after only 10 weeks. The disease is heartbreaking and this is encouraging news. So glad that your friend is responding so well. I hope he has many more years!
We have a friend who is a scientist/musician working on sound frequencies to stop cancer(s) from continuing to grow and spread.
Thanks, P-M. I’ll pass it along to my son.
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Our friend got it at 76 years old! He is an amazing man and said that he would use the Novacure as long as he can despite any diagnosis until he is cured...if it will help someone in the future who gets this cancer.
His wife is so supportive of his desires even though it has been quite a long road for them-both in time and expenses but she also feels the same about helping others.
Will try and keep you posted. I know how you feel about this as when he was first diagnosed and the first surgery was completed, we felt he would be cured quickly. Then, the next tumor appeared and they gave him three months. The time he has lived has been a very special time for his wife to take care of all that she heavily relied upon him doing. We have seen many miracles with his healing, experienced The Holy Spirit at work during visits and his doctor continues to be amazed by his steps to healing!
I rejoice for your friend’s healing. Prayers for continued life for him. It is a rough road and you are a great friend to travel that road along with him.
May God bless your friend and his family with many years and good times together. Family and friends support is so important. You are a good person.
Do some research on the Rife Machine and how the government shut him down.
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