In 1957, a terminal cancer patient was given a worthless drug that caused his tumors to “melt like snowballs on a hot stove.” When he found out it was proven worthless, his cancer returned. He was given a placebo version and it went away again. He learned the truth, then died soon after.
A woman (registered nurse) was watching the show “Flip or Flop” on HGTV and noticed a lump on hosts neck. Emailed production company to make them aware and host ended up having thyroid cancer and didn’t know.
Canadian amputee Terry Fox ran a marathon every day for 143 days straight, before dying of cancer at age 21. As a result, $500M has been raised in his name for cancer awareness.
If a man takes a pregnancy test and gets a positive result, it means he most likely has testicular cancer.
A transgendered female-to-male from North GA died from ovarian cancer that could have been treated after two dozen doctors turned him away out of fear for their reputations.
Spouse abandonment after cancer or MS diagnosis is 6x more likely when ill spouse is female.
Scientists gave a mouse cancer, then cured it with AIDS.
A man suffering from cancer and HIV recovered from both.
Using a basic food-reward system, normal household dogs were trained to detect both lung and breast cancer with 90-100% success rate when checked by biopsy-confirmation, only by smelling patients breath. This also after only a few weeks of training.
Masturbation can reduce the risk of prostate cancer by up to 33%.
A doctor treated herself for breast cancer while stranded in Antarctica.
Having orgasms prevent men from prostate cancer. Two large studies, reported in 2003 and 2004, found that middle-aged men who had (or at least remember having) at least four orgasms a week throughout their 20s, 30s and 40s had a reduced risk of prostate cancer by as much as one-third. Some researchers speculate that ejaculations may clear the prostate of carcinogens.