Shock study: Chemotherapy can backfire, make cancer worse by triggering tumor growth

Well, no a really a “shock.” Scientists have known for decades that chemotherapy drugs are carcinogens themselves.

“Long considered the most effective cancer-fighting treatment, chemotherapy may actually make cancer worse, according to a shocking new study.” [NY Daily News]

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2 responses to “Shock study: Chemotherapy can backfire, make cancer worse by triggering tumor growth

  1. Try reading the article more carefully Steve. Dumb and careless “doctors” have been abusing this process for decades, and making squillions of course. Snake oil medicine, no less.

  2. I’ve read earlier reports that another form of cancer was found after ‘successful’ treatment of original one after chemo. Here is one of many http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/138176

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