Foundation for Advancement in Cancer Therapy
Non-Toxic Biological Approaches to the Theories,
Treatments and Prevention of Cancer

Our 53rd Year


  • Rethinking Cancer Newsletter #72

    March 3, 2020 - Category: Rethinking Cancer Newsletters

    “Unless we put medical freedom into the Constitution, the time will come when medicine will organize into an undercover dictatorship to restrict the art of healing to one class of Men and deny equal privileges to others; the Constitution of the Republic should make a special privilege for medical freedoms as well as religious freedom.”…Rethinking Cancer Newsletter #72

  • The origin of Mushrooms

    February 24, 2020 - Category: Foods of the Week

    The Pharaohs of Egypt monopolized mushrooms for their own use. They thought they were too delicate to be eaten by common people. The Egyptian potentates did not understand the sudden, overnight appearance of mushrooms, and consequently believed they grew magically. By the first century B.C., the mushroom had gained such a fine reputation among epicures…The origin of Mushrooms

  • The origins of the Pear

    December 23, 2019 - Category: Foods of the Week

    Pears were used as food long before agriculture was developed as an industry. They are native to the region from the Caspian Sea westward into Europe. Nearly 1000 Years before the Christian Era, Homer referred to pears as growing in the garden of Alcinous. A number of varieties were known prior to the Christian Era.…The origins of the Pear

  • The origins of Endive and Escarole

    December 9, 2019 - Category: Foods of the Week

    Native to the East Indies, endive and escarole were introduced into Egypt and Greece at a very early period and references to them appear in history. The plants were brought to America by colonists. Endive is closely related botanically to chicory and the two names are sometimes incorrectly used as synonyms. Escarole is another name…The origins of Endive and Escarole

  • The origins of the Blackberry

    September 30, 2019 - Category: Foods of the Week

    Blackberries are native to both North America and Europe, but cultivation of this fruit is largely limited to North America. In the early days of the United States, when land was cleared for pasture, blackberry bushes began to multiply. There are many hybrids of blackberries, and both man and nature have had a hand in…The origins of the Blackberry

  • The origin of Lima Beans

    August 19, 2019 - Category: Foods of the Week

    Records found in old Peruvian tombs show that lima beans have been around for centuries. European explorers found this vegetable in Lima, Peru, and this is where the name comes from. Lima beans probably originated in Guatemala, and are still grown in tropical regions. The flourishing dry lima bean industry of southern California seems to…The origin of Lima Beans

  • The Origins of Beets

    August 12, 2019 - Category: Foods of the Week

    The beet has been cultivated for its roots and leaves since the third or fourth century B.C. It spread from the area of the Mediterranean to the Near East. In ancient times it was used only for medicinal purposes-the edible beet root we know today was unknown before the Christian era. In the fourth century…The Origins of Beets

  • The origin of the Blueberry

    July 29, 2019 - Category: Foods of the Week

    Blueberries originally grew wild in North America, and in many places they still do. By 1910 there were at least two varieties being cultivated for market. Breeding and selection have made these berries popular, but wild fruit is also marketed. Blueberries are available from early May through August, and the peak month is July. Canada…The origin of the Blueberry

  • The origin of the Pineapple

    July 22, 2019 - Category: Foods of the Week

    Pineapples were cultivated in the West Indies long before Columbus visited there. But after his voyage to the island of Guadeloupe, it was recorded in Spain that Columbus had “discovered” the fruit. The pineapple is native to tropical America and was known to the Indians as na-na, meaning fragrance, and to the Spanish explorers as…The origin of the Pineapple

  • The origin of the Cucumber

    July 15, 2019 - Category: Foods of the Week

    The cucumber is said to be native to India, although plant explorers have never been able to discover a wild prototype. Cucumbers have been cultivated for thousands of years, and records indicate that they were used as food in ancient Egypt, and were a popular vegetable with the Greeks and Romans. The cucumber is one…The origin of the Cucumber