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This guy won a Nobel prize for proving cancer can't exist in an alkaline oxygen rich body? Am I getting my facts wrong this seams so simple.

No he thought that the cause of cancer is an inability to metabolize sugar with the help of oxygen and that this cancer cause was located in the mitochondriae of the cancer cells. That is not how we understand it today. Yes his observations were correct and cancer cells get a lot of their energy from fermentation with little oxygen involved but the cause of cancer is DNA injuries (genetic injuries) in the nucleus of the cancer cell, or that is how we see it today. The things he observed are seen today as the result of those injuries not their cause. Even so they may turn out to be important in cancer treatment. Only time can tell.

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Claes-Gustaf Nordquist, M.D.


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