Fall 1997 Cancer Chronicles


© 1997 by Ralph W. Moss, Ph.D.

It is been a few months since I updated this site and a word of explanation is in order.

For a while, my wife and I took a summertime breather from the Cancer War.We followed Andrew Weil's well publicized advice to go on a "news diet." So we put our TV up on cinderblocks, cancelled our subscription to the New York Times and didn't read anything more technical than James Joyce's Ulysses. Pretty soon I was rushing around going to meetings, conferences and congresses.

Needless to say, I have also been very busy writing Healing Choices reports for people with cancer. This occupies most of my time, whether in the country or in New York. And any spare time seemed to be taken up researching new treatments. The astonishing acceptance of alternative medicine around the world has led to a proliferation of new cancer treatments, many of which require some investigation on my part.

In this Chronicles I will comment on a number issues that are stirring interest in the cancer field: