Cancer Clinical trials Complementary and alternative medicine Quackery Science Skepticism/critical thinking

Dr. Frank Arguello doesn’t much like science-based criticism of his atavistic chemotherapy

As I happened to be out last night at a function for my department, I didn’t have the time necessary to lay out a 2,000 word bit of Insolence. I did, however, have time to note that yet another practitioner unhappy with being criticized over his scientifically questionable treatment, in this case, Dr. Frank Arguello, […]

Cancer Complementary and alternative medicine Evolution Medicine Quackery Science

“Atavistic chemotherapy”: A new form of cancer quackery based on misunderstanding evolution?

Not infrequently, I’m asked why it is that I do what I do. Why do I spend so many hours of my free time, both here and at my not-so-super-secret other blog (NSSSOB), to write my detailed analyses of various forms of quackery, analyses of scientific studies, and expressions of my dismay at the infiltration […]