Many doctors have broken the conventional or “allopathic” physician mold and treat cancer and other “diseases” with the full array of available treatments — complementary, alternative, integrative or conventional. Their common credo is “We treat people — not diseases.”

These doctors are the ones I pay attention to. There are thousands of them today, all over the world. In Chapter 1 of my book “Cancer-Free,” I list ten website directories of these “holistic” doctors and clinics in virtually every country. They are Medical Doctors (M.D.s), Doctors of Osteopathy (D.O.s), Naturopathic Doctors (N.D.s), Chiropractors (D.C.s) and “others.” Each of these websites has a feature where you can type in your Zip Code and you will be shown a list of these doctors in your area. In my experience, the letters after their names are far less important than properly interviewing them, which I also cover in Chapter 1 of my book.

There are many of these doctors who publish information and comments about their profession. Here are some of the quotes which you may find interesting.

1. From an oncologist:

“We have a multi-billion dollar industry that is killing people, right and left, just for financial gain. Their idea of research is to see whether two doses of this poison is better than three doses of that poison.”

Glen Warner, M.D., Oncologist

2. From a cardiologist and internist who treated 65,000 patients at his five-story hospital before he slipped on the ice outside his hospital and died from the blow to his head in early 2003:

“There have been many cancer cures, and all have been ruthlessly and systematically suppressed with a Gestapo-like thoroughness by the cancer establishment. The cancer establishment is the not-too-shadowy association of the American Cancer Society, the leading cancer hospitals, the National Cancer Institute, and the FDA. The shadowy part is the fact that these respected institutions are very much dominated by members and friends of members of the pharmaceutical industry, which profits so incredibly much from our profession-wide obsession with chemotherapy.”

Robert C. Atkins, M.D., Author, “Dr. Atkins New Diet Revolution” and founder, The Atkins Center in New York.

3. From a “holistic” physician who publishes a regular newsletter which I wouldn’t miss because of his common sense.

“I look upon cancer in the same way that I look upon heart disease, arthritis, high blood pressure, or even obesity, for that matter, in that by dramatically strengthening the body’s immune system through diet, nutritional supplements, and exercise, the body can rid itself of the cancer, just as it does in other degenerative diseases. Consequently, I wouldn’t have chemotherapy and radiation because I’m not interested in therapies that cripple the immune system, and, in my opinion, virtually ensure failure for the majority of cancer patients.”

Julian Whitaker, M.D.

4. An interesting quote from a drug company executive.

“…90% of prescription drugs only work 30% to 50% of the time.”

Allen Roses, M.D., Senior Vice President, GlaxoSmithKline, at a London Conference in December, 2003.

5. From a professor at the University of California.

“My studies have proved conclusively that untreated cancer victims live up to four times longer than treated individuals. If one has cancer and opts to do nothing at all, he will live longer and feel better than if he undergoes radiation, chemotherapy or surgery.”

Professor Hardin B. Jones, Ph.D.

6. And from the only two-time Nobel Laureate.

“Everyone should know that the ‘war on cancer’ is largely a fraud, and that the National Cancer Institute and the American Cancer Society are derelict in their duties to the people who support them.”

Linus Pauling, Ph.D.

7. Finally, from the doctor with the second most popular medical website on the Internet.

“There is no way to be nice about this. There is no point in raising false hopes. There is no treatment or vaccine in sight. There is no miracle breakthrough on the horizon.

Medicine, as we know it, is dying. It is entering a terminal phase.

What began as an acute illness reached the chronic stage about a decade ago and progression towards death has been remarkably swift and well beyond anything one could have predicted.

The disease is caused by conflict of interest, tainted research, greed for big bucks, pretentious doctors and scientists, lying, cheating, invasion by the morally bankrupt marketing automatons of the drug industry, derelict politicians and federal and state regulators – all seasoned with huge doses of self-importance and foul odor.”

Joseph Mercola, D.C. and Nicholas Regush, journalist.

I am a “reporter,” not a medical professional. I will follow this up with another article, offering you some specific ideas which my readers have found useful for dealing with cancer.