Budwig Diet

Lung cancer healed or improved thanks to flax oil and cottage cheese

(center part of Budwig diet and treatment) or full Budwig Protocol

collected by Cliff Beckwith, a 15 year prostate cancer survivor “thanks to taking flaxseed oil and cottage cheese”, compiled & prefaced by copyright © Healing Cancer Naturally.

So far, we have not seen a case of lung cancer not respond to flaxoil/cottage cheese (a flaxoil/cottage cheese or quark mixture is the backbone of Dr. Johanna Budwig’s natural healing protocol for cancer and other degenerative disease).
Cliff Beckwith

Before starting to read the following healing testimonials, the reader’s attention is drawn to these very important observations re prostate and other cancer overdiagnosis and overtreatment.

Lung cancer healing testimony (1)

Saturday Aug 19, 2000 I had a call from Casper, WY, that was exciting. The caller told me that in March, 2000 he was diagnosed with a serious cancer in his right lung and told that he did not have more than 1 to 3 months to live.

He was given chemo and couldn't stand it. He was put on hospice with morphine patches in case the pain got too great. He was 73 and had just about decided to go to the hospital and die.

At this point a rancher friend who had gotten a tape on Flaxseed Oil at a Bible conference heard about his situation and gave it to him. He told me he listened to the tape and fell in love with what he heard and immediately began to use 6 tablespoons of flaxseed oil and cottage cheese a day.

He said it "kicked in" right away, though usually it does not work quite that quickly.

He had an appointment with the Oncologist before long and the doctor took X rays. The caller said he came out of the lab soon with a puzzled look on his face and asked him what, if anything, he had been doing.

He told the doctor he had been using flaxseed oil.

The doctor said that the tumor he had in his right lung had not changed, but the tumor in his left lung, about which he had not told him, had completely disappeared without a trace.

He gave the doctor a tape and told me that the doctor and nurses were making tapes and distributing them.

The caller said he was feeling good, continuing on the flaxseed oil and getting along well and seemed quite excited; as I was to hear it.

We are praising The Lord for His provision.

Lung cancer testimonial (2)

A lady about 73 lived two houses down from us. She was a frail person and a smoker.

The doctors found a tumor about the size of a quarter on the lower part of her right lung and immediately urged an operation to remove half of the lung.

She was afraid she could not stand the operation and her grandson who knew us well urged her to go on Flax Oil. I talked to her as well.

She did but did not use it as she should have. Nevertheless there was no further growth of the tumor and I thought all was well.

About two years later I heard that she had died. Her grandson told me that on later checkups there was no growth of the cancer but the doctor kept urging an operation. The daughter that lived one door down did not want her to do it but she had five other children and they persuaded her to go along with the doctor's advice.

She did not make it off the operating table. The grandson did not feel kindly toward his aunts and uncles but rationalized that it was his Mamaw's time to go.

Lung cancer healing testimony (3)

About 6 years ago a friend of ours had a cousin who was a veteran of WW II. He had very serious lung cancer and it had spread to his upper arm.

He got started with Flax Oil and it was not many months before we heard he was cancer free in a check up at the VA hospital. He called me and talked about it and was a happy man.

About two years later I heard that he had passed away. Some folks have the idea that flax oil is like an antibiotic. He got well so he saw no further use for the oil. That is a mistake. One should have at least a maintenance dose of oil each day to keep healthy.[1]

He didn't and the cancer redeveloped. He decided that since it hadn't cured him he wouldn't bother with it again.

Lung cancer healing testimonial (4)

The brother in law of Betsy, a member of a local church was 47 years old and incapacitated with lung cancer. This was around 7 years ago as I remember.

He had been given up and was doing no standard treatment. He began using 4 tablespoons of Flaxseed Oil a day with cottage cheese and in time [I do not know exactly how long but it was not many months] the only souvenir left was a little scar tissue and he was back at work. I never knew his name but did not about him. Betsy is the best friend of a good friend of ours.

I visited the church occasionally as the main musician was a fellow teacher and good friend. Kim was also the pastor's niece.

The pastor's wife had colon cancer and had part of the colon removed and had been put on heavy chemo. Kim wanted her to switch to flax oil but a daughter was a student nurse, and told her "Momma, do what the doctor tells you". In a while the lady had virtually no immune system left and the doctor advised her to stay away from people lest she catch a cold and die and took her off the chemo to see if her body could rebuild.

Now she began using Flax Oil. In a short time the white count was going up and she was able to be out in public again. She had an appointment with the doctor and told him what she was doing. He told her that had not done her any good. It was the chemo that was helping her. She was put back on chemo and in about three months she went into a coma and died. The chemo had destroyed her heart and liver.

One Sunday night the pastor, John, asked me for a tape. I didn't know he had not had one. A few weeks later I visited again and was talking with John after the service. He told me that he hoped I was wrong but that he believed I was right. He said, "They killed my wife". Then I asked him if he had heard about Betsy's brother in law. He said, "I hear he's pretty bad." I said, "He's well." Betsy was still there and John asked her how her brother in law was doing. She said, "He's well".

John looked at me, and with all the feeling he could put in it, he said, "There's going to be doctors in HELL because of things like this!!"

The average oncologist is doing the best he or she knows to do. The Hierarchy is another story as far as I can see. If flaxoil/cottage cheese were to be recognized officially as effective it would kill the profitability of the Oncology industry.

Lung cancer testimony (5)

Last June a friend of ours from beekeeping stopped by. She is a heavy woman, probably over 250 lbs. She had been diagnosed with a rapidly growing cancer in her lung.

The doctor was really after her to get it cut out as soon as possible. She was resisting because she did not think she could stand the operation. She began using 8 tablespoons of flax oil a day [which would be too much I believe if it were kept up] and in a checkup 8 weeks later there had been no further growth. The doctor still urged her to get an operation. A subsequent X ray showed no growth but was a little fuzzy as to any reduction. She had an MRI Oct. 19 and a consultation Oct 25 but I haven't heard any results.

In January 2002 I learned that in early November of 2001 she had had a hip bone "explode" and had been hospitalized for quite a while, I think in late January before she was released. She did not have an opportunity to use the flaxoil/cottage cheese during that time.

She told me that the mass was still there but seemed to have changed its character. The doctor at that time did not believe it was malignant any longer but didn't want to go in and take anything for a biopsy as she was afraid she might bleed to death.

Today, June 30, 2002 I received word that she had passed away. I had not known any further details.

September 11, 2002 I received further word. The cancer had come back. She had gone back to the flaxoil/cottage cheese. At the time of her death the cancer had been eliminated except for two small spots in a lung and one in her liver.

She passed away as the result of ill health connected with sugar diabetes[2]. A friend emphasized that it was not the cancer.

Lung cancer testimonial (6)

About three years ago I was in my doctor's waiting room when a couple came in. I spoke to them briefly.

That night the lady called and told me that her husband was a retired college professor, 73, who had an 85% involvement with cancer in his left lung. The decision had been made to remove the lung at the Thompson Cancer center in Knoxville, Tn.

When the attempt was made it was determined that the cancer had spread further and they simply closed up and decided to use radiation and chemo.

The radiation had been done with no apparent results and he and his wife decided that rather than go through the misery of chemo they would just live as long as possible and forget it.

The oncologist did not argue with that. She suggested that they come to Rutledge and get flax oil and get started with four to eight tablespoons a day with cottage cheese.

They decided on 6 and got two quarts and then got their own after that.

Three months later I was in again and asked if she had seen him again. She had seen him the previous week. The cancer was still there but he was holding his own.

I remembered him about a year and a half later and she said that he had died, but that he did not die of cancer. He was not a very active person and died of a blood clot that moved to his heart.

Lung cancer testimony (7)

I was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer in January 2002. In March 2002 I had surgery and a nodule and the lower right lobe of my lung was removed. Five remaining nodules in both lungs.

I began Iressa which is a oral cancer drug taken by mouth. At the same time I started taking 4 Tablespoons of flaxseed oil with one half cup of cottage cheese daily. When my cancer was diagnosed I was given three months to live. I am now close to my two year anniversary and while I cannot discount the Iressa I take daily, I give most of the credit to the flaxseed oil and cottege cheese.

While on a trip to Oregon, I was unable to get lactaid free cottage cheese and did not take it for two weeks and experienced severe chest pains. They stopped when I resumed my daily regimen of oil and cheese. I am convinced it is what keeps me feeling wonderful and I do not even know I have lung cancer. Doctors who treat me and friends who observe me say they cannot believe that I have lung cancer either.
Beverly Christensen

Lung cancer testimonial (8)

(sent to a Budwig support group on 23 August 2005)

I have endometrial adenocarcinoma stage IV now metastatic to lungs. My many tumors between the lungs have not grown since starting on the [nearly entire] Johanna Budwig protocol 8 months ago. I discontinued chemo last fall (my decision) as I knew I would not survive another treatment. Radiation and surgery are not options, per the doctors. Now my doctors say, "there is no medical explanation for why you are here".
I feel and look great!

If [someone] has been given a dismal diagnosis, he/she has nothing to lose by trying the Budwig Protocol.

Lung cancer testimonial (9)

(sent to a Budwig support group on 4 October 2006)

A friend of mine was diagnosed on August 4, 2006 with lung cancer, stage 4 with mets to the rib and to lumbar #1. They also discovered a tumor measuring 2.8cm x 3.4cm on his lung. In addition, there were many tiny tumors forming around the large tumor. The oncologist started him on chemo.

By early September (7th which was a Thursday), I found out about my friend's condition and got the wife interested in the Budwig Protocol. As soon as she put the phone down, she rushed over to my house to get her first batch of flaxoil and cottage cheese and flaxseeds. I told her how to prepare it ...

She has been giving her husband 6 tbsps of flaxoil daily (plus the appropriate cottage cheese) since Sept 7. She has also changed the household food menu (no sugar, no cooked oils, no meat other than the occasional fish which is steamed or boiled, lots of fruits and fresh juices). A few weeks after taking on the Budwig Protocol, the husband began to regain some of his strength and was able to drive himself around again.

Last Monday (Oct 1), we spoke on the phone. They had just come back from a CT scan. The results were outstandingly good. The tumor size is down to 1.8cm x 3cm. There is also a clearing of the area around the tumor. As for the mets, it hasn't spread beyond those areas in August.

We are all stunned with the results ..

For contrast only: two conventional lung cancer treatment testimonials

(sent to a Budwig support group on 24 January 2006)

I lost a friend last week and one in December...both with lung cancer. Both had radiation and chemo and only lived months after diagnosis. Their families said they would never do chemo or radiation after watching what they went thru. Neither smoked, did drugs or drank. Even though one family tried to get their mom off chemo onto alternative she felt the doctor knew what he was doing and only agreed to minimal supplements.

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1 Compare How long did Dr. Budwig advise a cancer patient to stay on the “strict” diet & protocol.

2 There are many ways people have overcome diabetes including by serious caloric restriction (see the study Reversal of type 2 diabetes: normalisation of beta cell function in association with decreased pancreas and liver triacylglycerol which found that the "abnormalities underlying type 2 diabetes are reversible by reducing dietary energy intake").

Father Romano Zago writes in his book "Aloe Isn't Medicine, and Yet . . . It Cures!" that even insulin-dependent diabetes has been cured using this native aloe/honey formula (or a slight variation thereof).

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