Senate Inquiry a Whitewash? -
Senator Peter Cook was diagnosed with late
stage melanoma and given a prognosis of 12 months.
"Evaluating and Choosing Cancer Therapies" Don Benjamin's presentation delivered at the Annual WA Cancer Conference on May 3, 2003.
On 19 December 2002 CISS lodged a complaint to the ABC, accusing the ABC of bias in ABC Health reports, the latest in a series of complaints to the ABC over the past 14 years. After an unsatisfactory response from the ABC's audience & Customer affairs Team, CISS made a formal complaint to the Independent Complaints Review Panel. The ICRP upheld the complaint.
In emails to the ABC, Don Benjamin, Convenor of CISS accused the ABC of bias in ABC Health Reports (ABC Health Online), Health Minutes (ABC Radio), and the Health Report (Radio National). Mr Benjamin complained that the ABC only promoted the orthodox view that mammography was the only effective means of detection. more...
DoCS - Stealing Our Children for Medicine? - One Australian family's nightmare loss of health freedom report by Eve Hillary.... (Every parent should read this story!) pdf...
Evidence Based Medicine? ... In a recent letter to the Daily telegraph CISS Convener, Don Benjamin, criticizes the Australian Government for allocating 72.7 million for new regional radiotherapy centres. "... the Government has abandoned its policy of ... evidence-based medicine", he said. "Recent trials show it does more harm than good" paper1... paper2...
A Different Remedy ... Behaviour therapy in conjunction with chemotherapy has been shown to increase breast cancer survival by as much as 98% (Published in Sydney Morning Herald 22 July 2002), and here also is a short CISS paper summarizing Behaviour Therapy
Herbal Reason ... Letter on alternative vs orthodox medicine published in Published in The Australian, 3 July 2002.
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