22 September 2009

New book brings hope to cancer patients

Cancer has recently overtaken heart disease as the primary killer disease in South Africa.


Cancer has recently overtaken heart disease as the primary killer disease in South Africa. However, a recently published book by Dr. W.J. Serfontein, author of Beating Cancer, now offers unforeseen hope to cancer patients and their loved ones. The appearance of this book places South African science and medical research solidly in the front line of medical developments internationally.

Dr. Serfontein, who co-authored Your Heart: The Unrefined Facts and also wrote Nuwe Nutrisie vir die Nuwe Millennium, has been conducting research in the fields of cancer, cardiovascular disease, asthma and the healing benefits of foodstuffs for many years. By profession he is a Chemical Pathologist and is currently developing nutritional supplements.

Full spectrum of cancer treatments surveyed
The new book, Cancer Diagnosed: What Now?, surveys the full spectrum of cancer treatments available, focusing on the tremendous developments in lifestyle, immune system enhancing and natural remedies.

These are set against both the benefits and side-effects of conventional treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation. A great deal of attention is given to the various other treatments, such as the application and role of insulin, essential fatty acids and hydrogen peroxide.

Citing the work of many international scientists, the book identifies the causes of cancer and points out, for example, that cancerous cells thrive on sweetness and cannot abide oxygen. This knowledge makes the prevention of cancer, or its recurrence, by dietary discipline possible, and leads to numerous cures for the causes as opposed to the mere symptoms such as tumors.

Experts have been quick to welcome the book as “an invaluable pioneering work which essentially carries a message of hope and encouragement to healthcare professionals as well as the public at large” (Dr. Johann Grobler) and an “excellent work (which) will certainly make a substantial contribution to the field of Alternative Medicine” (Dr. E. Pretorius).

Published by BindCo, the book has 321 pages and costs R375-00. It can be ordered from Méchelle at

(BindCo, September 2009)


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