Dr Nicholas Gonzalez, a private physician in New York, analyzed the medical records of 455 patients with a total of 26 different types of cancer treated by Kelley. Many patients, he says, were alive five, 10 or 15 years after having been diagnosed as terminal by orthodox doctors. Of the five persons with inoperable pancreatic cancer, four are still alive (the fifth died of Alzheimer's disease), after a median survival of 8.5 years; the conventional survival rate for this kind of cancer is three to six months.
Macrobiotics. This diet emphasizes whole cereal grains, beans, fresh vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds, sea vegetables, and occasional fish. Case histories of people who apparently reversed their cancers through this diet and lifestyle changes can be found in literature available from the Kushi Institute (Brookline, Massachusetts). Macrobiotics is rooted in the ancient Chinese principle of complementary yin-yang forces. According to Michio Kushi, the system's rebalancing the body destroys some cancer cells, and causes others to change to normal ones.
Interestingly, the high fiber, low cholesterol, low fat diet long advocated by a number of alternative cancer therapists shares many similarities with the diet recommendations only recently set forth in major reports of the National Academy of Sciences, the ACS, and the NCI.