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very year medical science spends
billions of dollars in a desperatesearch for the cure—or cures —forcancer. And yet, despite the use of increasingly expensive and dangerous technology and drugs, we never seem toget any closer to sparing mankind from ourmost dreaded and deadly disease.Is it possible that the answer to our prayersabout treating cancer has been available to usall along, a gift from nature, hidden in the life-giving properties of certain plants that growwild all over North America?The answer is yes. For more than 50 years,Rene Caisse, a nurse in Canada, successfullytreated thousands of cancer patients with asimple herbal formula that was discovered andfirst used long ago by the Indians.Rene Caisse brewed the herbs into a tea thatshe called Essiac, and many of her patients andtheir families and friends swore that Essiac'shealing—and pain-relief—powers were nothing short of miraculous. Distinguished physicians—from the 1930s until the 1980s —havespoken out in favor of Essiac's value as a cancer treatment.Yet Rene Caisse's use of a natural treatmentfor cancer made her a controversial figure inCanada. In the midst of a national politicaldebate, fueled by newspaper headlines, theCanadian parliament in 1939 came within threevotes of legalizing her use of Essiac.
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