Our morbid fear of cancer makes us do crazy things. Who haven’t heard of an uncle or a relative who self-medicated? We fool ourselves by taking dubious alternative treatments advertised on the net. In desperation, we turn a blind eye when we aren’t even sure if it works or it has lethal side effects. Particularly, if you got cancer, you try almost anything in the hope that you can get a cure. No need to beat ourself with a stick.
Rimso-50 or DMSO
Here is one whacky alternative treatment that gets the eager attention of cancer stricken people. This product failed the clinical trial at phase 1. Testing was halted for safety concerns. We’re aware that if a product doesn’t make it at phase 1, it doesn’t qualify for FDA approval. Rimso-50, DMSO or dimethyl sulfoxide is an industrial by-product of paper making. It was promoted in the early 60s as an alternative cancer treatment. more…