Insulin Potentiation Therapy (IPT) is an advanced alternative cancer therapy that uses insulin to potentiate the effect of low dose chemotherapy. Here is how it works:
Cancer cells require glucose to function because they have anaerobic metabolis, meaning little or no oxygen. Because these cells need glucose, they have extra insulin receptors that will help bring the glucose through the cell's wall. So to administer the therapy, the patient is given insulin to load up the receptors, then given glucose and low dose chemotherapy,10 percent of the standard dose.
The process increases the drug's deliverablity to the cancer cells, leaving the healthy cells alone. That means no nasty long term side effects. It is an interesting mix of western medicine and a natural understanding of the body's chemistry. Dr. Thomas Lodi is successfully treating my friend, who has stage 4 breast cancer, with IPT.So far, the therapy cleared her liver, widespread lymph nodes and most of her bones. They were also able to clear her breast tumor and back tumor with no surgery or radiation.
Among other things, this former MD also has his patients juice fast, which is powerful! His natural cancer treatment center is called, An Oasis of Healing.
There is plenty of info about this treatment online.
Never thought of this angle before. Trouble is cells have to be fairly malignant before becoming anaerobic enough for this to work. Then I thought if one went on a ketone diet instead there is very little glucose in the bloodstream at all and as ketones require aerobic metabolism which is fine for all non tumour cells in the body except, from memory, the adrenal cortex, then tumour cells would starve to death. To get into ketosis you have to cut back your carb intake to around 10 grammes average, or nothing if you just eat meat, eggs, cheese and fish, though this is much too nutritionally deficient and constipating. Better to eat more carb as starch and do a lot of exercise to compensate. Takes about 3 days for your body's cells to adapt to ketones and what's called gluconeogenesis where the body makes just enough glucose from the body's own tisuues when fasting or protein and glycerol from food when on ketone diet. You know when you are in ketosis when they appear in your urine using Ames Ketostix to detect them and you smell acetone on your breath. Ketones are made in your liver from fatty acids from diet or from fat cells. You cannot lay down fat in ketosis as fat cells need glucose to make glycerol to estrify the dietary fatty acids to triglycerides for storage. The is the sneak mechanism. You actually pee your fat out, lose weight and don't get hungry. I reckon this might work for cancer and is a DIY so costs nothing. Your diet would have to be very nutritious and you'd have to do a lot of exercise, lots of vege but no fruit to start off with. I've done it, lost all the excess weight but have put it and more back on again. Just being slack as you DO NOT get hungry on a ketone diet. Animals in the wild are in and out of ketosis periodically as they can't eat continuously all the time. Thanks for that.