An Analysis of Fifty Cases Treated by William Donald Kelley
February 14, 2020 by ,

(as presented by Nicholas Gonzalez, MD in his monograph “One Man Alone”)  Introduction In 1981, as an ex-journalist turned medical student, Nicholas Gonzalez, then in the second year of his medical studies, became intrigued by the work of William Donald Kelley, DDS, a Texas orthodontist. Kelley had devised a highly unorthodox, nutrition-based method of treating …

Book Review: One Man Alone: An Investigation of Nutrition, Cancer, and William Donald Kelley
July 24, 2015 by ,

In 1981, Nicholas Gonzalez, a former journalist then in his second year of medical studies, became intrigued by the work of William Donald Kelley, DDS, a Texas orthodontist who had devised a highly unorthodox, nutrition-based method of treating cancer. Kelley claimed to have cured himself of advanced pancreatic cancer using this method alone. He subsequently …

Do Biopsies or Surgical Treatment Spread Cancer?
April 16, 2007 by

Many people wonder how likely it is that biopsies or surgical removal of cancerous tissue will cause the cancer to spread, either locally or by metastasis to lymph glands or through the blood stream. It can occur, but with proper care, the odds of it happening appear to be small. We now have tools that …

The Truth about Gallbladder and Liver “Flushes”
March 9, 2007 by

Gallbladder and liver “flushes” are widely advocated as a way of treating gallstones and helping with medical conditions ranging from allergies to cancer [1-4]. In the usual “flush,” half a cup or more of a vegetable oil is consumed together with citrus juice and Epsom salts (magnesium sulphate), usually after a brief fast. Many green, …

A Skeptical Look at “Mind-Body Medicine” for Cancer Patients
March 5, 2006 by

Part of the appeal of “alternative medicine” is its offer to put cancer patients back “in control.” This is in part a reaction to the submissiveness expected of patients in more paternalistic and authoritarian medical circles. Mind-body approaches purport to offer people more personal control over their fate. All very fine, but those with cancer …

M.A. Required, Ph.D. Preferred: An Odyssey Inside the Bogus Diploma Mill Circuit
February 21, 2005 by

From my usual perch, café-side on Harvard Square. My immediate neighbors were discussing cultural literacy. He was wearing herringbone tweeds with suede elbow patches. A regular country squire, right at home on the sidewalks of Cambridge. She was taking notes. After a two-year hiatus I was back in the Athens of America to retrieve a …