Insulin Potentiation Therapy (IPT)

Insulin Potentiation Therapy (IPT)

Insulin Potentiation Therapy (IPT)

Insulin Potentiation Chemotherapy (IPT), also known as low dose chemotherapy, is one of the safest and most innovative approaches to treating cancer. It is a kinder, gentler way to fight cancer effectively, including particularly aggressive cancers such as lung cancer and colon cancer, but is also effective on a wide variety of cancer types. IPT is an alternative cancer treatment that has almost none of the side effects such as nausea, radical hair loss, liver damage, and DNA distortion that we see routinely with standard chemotherapy. The key to IPT as a cancer cure is the body’s own hormone – insulin…

…Insulin manages the delivery of glucose across cell membranes into the cells. Cancer cells have 10-20 times more insulin receptors on their surface than normal cells. When insulin is released into the bloodstream by the pancreas in response to a meal, the insulin attaches to these receptors on the surface of the cell and, like a key fitting into a lock, opens channels in the cell wall to allow nutrients to go into the cell. Because cancer cells have more of these receptors, they compete for food better than normal cells. In this way, cancer cells thrive and normal cells are compromised…

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Insulin Potentiation Therapy (IPT)

Source: Cancer Tutor
Written by Webster Kehr, Independent Cancer Research Foundation, Inc.

CLINIC TREATMENT: This treatment must be used at a clinic under the direction of cancer experts.

How It Works
Insulin Potentiation Therapy (IPT) is a true Stage IV alternative cancer treatment. It uses a combination of two orthodox drugs – insulin (actually insulin is also found in nature) and a chemotherapy drug. Cancer cells have highly active insulin receptors.

With IPT the insulin works on the cell membranes and allows chemotherapy to target cancer cells. Thus, it is the chemotherapy that kills the cancer cells, however, because of the insulin, the amount of chemotherapy needed is greatly reduced, meaning the side-effects of the chemotherapy are greatly reduced. Thus, the chemotherapy is much more potent (thus the word: potentiation), much less chemotherapy is needed, and far less side-effects are experienced.

Insulin is truly a “magic bullet” cancer treatment, meaning it allows chemotherapy to target cancer cells and results in far less side-effects.

Insulin Potentiation Therapy (IPT)
The word “potentiate” means that one substance (insulin) enhances the effectiveness of another agent (chemotherapy) and thus far less of the second agent (chemotherapy) is needed. This means far less side-effects, as well as a more effective treatment, is the result of a potentiating substance.

Because of this favorable side effect profile, cycles of low-dose chemotherapy with IPT may be done more frequently.
Steven G. Ayre, M.D., quoted in Treating Cancer with Insulin Potentiation Therapy page 17.

Not only is IPT more effective than normal chemotherapy, it can be administered more frequently, but with less side-effects.

Consider the following doses of chemotherapy required by orthodox medicine versus IPT therapists (i.e. orthodox dose to IPT dose):

  1. Cisplatin (150 mg to 15 mg)
  2. 5-Fluorouracil (1,500 mg to 200 mg)
  3. Cyclophosphamide (1,500 mg to 200 mg)
  4. Methotrexate (60 mg to 10 mg)
  5. (100 mg to 10 mg)

In those undergoing treatment with IPT, an overall gentler experience promotes their concurrent use of other important elements in a program of comprehensive cancer care, which includes nutrition for immune system support and mind-body medicine to encourage a healing consciousness.
Steven G. Ayre, M.D., quoted in Treating Cancer with Insulin Potentiation Therapy page 17

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Scientific evidence

This study says:
We present hereby 3 cases of our original practice, which demonstrate the efficiency of IPT in the treatment of metastatic tumors, following failure of standard chemotherapy…To our opinion the presented cases are indicative of the therapeutic potential of this method with no se-rious toxicity. We consider that it is possible to apply IPT after unsuccessful standard chemotherapy and ra-diotherapy.

This study concluded:
Our present experience with IPTLD (in more than 400 treated patients) with various tumors as well as the practical experience of the growing number of doctors practicing the method gives us a reason to assume that IPTLD method provides a real opportunity for resolving one of the most serious problems of toxicity associated with chemotherapy using maximum tolerated doses. A certain advantage of the method along with its effectiveness is the significantly improved quality of life of the treated patients.

This study says:
Overall, both the short and long-term clinical results using insulin in this adjunctive or potentiating role in cancer chemotherapy have been very good, – and better when compared to conventional practice without insulin.

This study says:
A reduction in tumor markers was observed in forty five (53%) of eighty five patients who completed six treatments. Tumor markers in seven (8%) of those eighty five measured within range after six treatments.


Potential Side effects

This study found:
The most commonly reported effects of treatment were fatigue and lethargy on the day of treatment, and these effects did not disrupt treatment or require additional medications. These side effects resolved the day following treatment. Lab control tests did not reveal any significant toxicity.

Four of the one hundred forty-eight patients who had more than six IPTLD procedures (1.3%) reported nausea and vomiting upon receiving treatment. Patients reported these side effects resolving the following day. Two of 148 patients (1.36%) demonstrated an allergic reaction to vitamin B complex, which was easily controlled by an application of corticosteroids.

Low blood sugar is a further side-effect according to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center


Where can I get this treatment and more information?

IPT is available in a number of cancer clinics worldwide, including:
Oasis of Hope,
Immunity Therapy Center
(US / Mexico)

Books:
The Kinder, Gentler Cancer Treatment: Insulin Potentiation Targeted LowDose(TM) Therapy
Paperback – October 5, 2009

by Best Answer for Cancer Foundation (Author),

Treating Cancer with Insulin Potentiation Therapy
Paperback – June, 2002
by Ross A. Hauser (Author), Marion A. Hauser (Author)

Patient Testimonials:
Lifeworks Wellness Center patients
Annie Brandt (now President of Best Answer for Cancer Foundation )


Warning
1. Some cancer therapies can conflict with others. Do not start ANY therapy without consulting your doctor to ensure it’s safe and beneficial to do so.
2. Just because any given therapy worked for someone else does not necessarily mean it will work for you.
3. Although there are many viable alternative cancer treatments, there isn’t a “best” treatment for a certain type or stage of cancer.

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