Cancer Clinical trials Complementary and alternative medicine Medicine Quackery

As 2013 draws to a close in the skeptical world…

As I write this, 2013 is drawing to a close, with only a little more than 12 hours to go before the crowds now gathering at Times Square and elsewhere ring in 2014. For some of you, 2014 has already arrived or will arrive many hours before it does for me. I’m not normally one […]

Cancer Medicine Politics

Help the Skeptics for the Protection of Cancer Patients educate legislators about Stanislaw Burzynski

I don’t normally ask you, my readers for much, if anything, other than to read and for the subset of you who like to be active in the comments to have at it and, if so inclined, to cover my back by swatting down the trolls, quacks, and antivaccinationists who occasionally show up to infest […]

Cancer Complementary and alternative medicine Medicine Quackery

Stanislaw Burzynski comments on new cancer science, hilarity ensues

It occurs to me that it’s been a while since I’ve written anything about Dr. Stanislaw Burzynski. Truth be told, I had been hoping not to write about him for a while, and I had been actually succeeding. The last time I took notice of him was about a month ago, when his propagandist Eric […]

Cancer Clinical trials Medicine

In which Orac does Stanislaw Burzynski propagandist Eric Merola a favor…

Believe it or not, I’m going to do Eric Merola (who doesn’t particularly like me, to the point of thinking, apparently, that I’m a white supremacist who doesn’t like evidence but does like to eat puppies) a favor. Having been away at TAM, somehow I missed this. Well, actually, I didn’t miss it, but somehow […]

Cancer Clinical trials Complementary and alternative medicine Medicine Movies Skepticism/critical thinking

In which the latest movie about Stanislaw Burzynski’s “cancer cure” is reviewed…with Insolence

Well, I’ve finally seen it, Burzynski: Cancer Is A Serious Business, Part 2, the sequel to the execrable first Burzynski movie. Yes, it’s every bit as chock full of misinformation and lies as the first one, maybe even more so.

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