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Study Warns: Carbon Nanotubes Behave Like Asbestos, Could Cause Mesothelioma Cancer

  • Study Warns: Carbon Nanotubes Behave Like Asbestos, could Cause Mesothelioma Cancer
    By Charlie Troubadour
    Natural News, January 26, 2010
    Straight to the Source

The scientific community is warning of the risk carbon nanotubes pose as a trigger for mesothelioma cancer, a disease the American medical establishment has failed to cure and continues to fear. While much attention is focused on this potential environmental hazard, medical professionals and scientists continue to ignore plant-based mesothelioma treatments that exist which could ease the suffering of cancer patients.

The substance which scientists are focusing on, carbon nanotubes, is thought to be a miracle material which is lighter than plastic and stronger than steel, and is currently being developed for use in everything from pharmaceutical drugs to high-tech electronics. However, a recent study appearing in Nature Nanotechnology suggests certain carbon nanotubes may be as dangerous as asbestos.

Asbestos exposure, the leading cause of malignant mesothelioma, produced one of America`s worst occupational health catastrophes when industrial workers were exposed to asbestos particles in flooring, roofing, insulation, and a variety of other materials.

However, this health disaster has for decades been exacerbated by the traditional medical establishment`s stubborn struggle to treat malignant mesothelioma in the United States. For years, doctors and health professionals have relied primarily on chemotherapy and radiation therapies with little-to-no success. However, a variety of plant-based treatments widespread in Europe which have shown amazing results have been largely ignored by doctors in America.

The most promising example, mistletoe extract, can be injected into the bloodstream, and has been responsible for some amazing recoveries. The most recent documented case involves Debbie Brewer, a 49 year-old English woman who developed mesothelioma from asbestos exposure. Given months to live, she eschewed chemotherapy and chose instead to rely solely on mistletoe injections provided by The University Clinic in Frankfurt, Germany.


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