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Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Introducing ... Champions for the Pink Vaccine

More from Dr Kathleen Ruddy....Thank you Dr Ruddy for getting this ball rolling!
July 16 2012


To the best of my recollection, this is how it happened.
I read about the world's first preventive breast cancer vaccine, developed by Professor Vincent Tuohy of the Cleveland Clinic in 2010.  I read his paper, published in "Nature Medicine" May 2010, and called his lab to introduce myself  as Founder and President of the only breast cancer foundation whose mission is primary prevention of the disease - and, so, his vaccine was like a dream come true!  I left a message with Tuohy's secretary and twenty minutes later, as I was grocery shopping, he called.  We talked for over an hour.
Then Toni Turchi, a breast cancer survivor who lived in Cleveland, found out about Tuohy's vaccine and started a foundation to support his work.  Tuohy told Toni to get in touch with me, which she did; we talked and became friends and colleagues.
Then Elyn Jacobs, a breast cancer survivor living in New York City, found me on the Internet, contacted me through Facebook, and we met in NYC to chat.  She had never heard of the breast cancer virus or Tuohy's vaccine.  And so we became friends and colleagues in the fight to change the tawdry race for the cure into something more substantial - primary prevention of the disease.  Elyn introducted me to Janet Hanson, who invited me to join 85 Broads - which I happily did.  Thank you Elyn and Janet, and all the wonderful, wonderful women I've met through 85 Broads.
Then Judy Fitzgerald got breast cancer.  Shei's a retired teacher in Rhode Island.  She learned about Tuohy's vaccine, contacted Tuohy to tell him she was going to help suppport his work, and he told her to get in touch with me.  Judy and I became friends and colleagues in this enlarging grassroots movement to fund Tuohy's vaccine.
Then Elyn Jacobs invited me to join her on her weekly radio show two weeks ago, and Cindy Sullivan, a breast cancer survivor living in Colorado was listening in and went berserk when she learned of Tuohy's vaccine and the total lack of funding for it.  Cindy got in touch with me and suggested that this small band of women supporting Tuohy's vaccine gather together on a Skype conference call to put our heads together to what would happen, which we did this past week.  Thank you Cindy, that was brilliant.  So obvious, but so brilliant.
And now, three days later, we have organized ourselves to support each other's individual efforts, but with the common goal - to see that Tuohy's vaccine gets funded.  And here in the United States not in China.
We've got a brand:  the Pink Vaccine.   It's the world's first preventive breast cancer vaccine.  It doesn't need reinventing as the National Breast Cancer Coalaition would like you to think.  It already exists.  It's in Cleveland.  It just needs to be funded to see if it's safe in women; and if safe, whether it is effective.
We've chosen a name for our group:  Champions for the Pink Vaccine.
We have a domain:  pinkvaccine.com
We have  a Pinterest site:  The Pink Vaccine.
We've got groups on Facebook and LinkedIn:  The Pink Vaccine.
And we're going to create a CPU for information about the Pink Vaccine:  a blog where the Champions can post and share hard facts, dispel falacies, promote awareness, and generate ideas for how to fund the Pink Vaccine - the world's first preventive breast cancer vaccine.
Stay tuned.  According to complexity theory, it only takes two individuals to move a crowd in any one direction.  (Did you know that? It's true.)    But we have five women who intend to move the crowd toward the Pink Vaccine.  Think how fast we can move it now.
Please join us.  We're going to have a blast; we already have.  And we're going to do great things for the world, starting with funding the world's first preventive breast cancer vaccine.
Take a break from racing.  Take a peek at us.  Thanks!

Dr Kathleen Ruddy

Read more at http://www.85broads.com/public/blogs/kathleen-ruddy/articles/introducing-champions-for-the-pink-vaccine#wGmCke7Bhf9f1Eud.99

2 comments:

  1. Hello, my name is Ari, I am a survivor (so far...) of two cancers, a widower of a cancer victim (now re-married..) and is dedicated to fighting cancer, and helping others do so.
    I lived in Toronto, Canada (my family is in southern California), and last year, after marriage, I moved to the Philippines. I am majority owner of a Dialysis clinic, and built a unique cancer clinic, the one I dreamt of having when my first wife was struggling. I took her to Mexico clinics twice, for treatments (which were very successful!), talked to dozens of physicians, and always found lack of properly equipped clinics, which could do a lot better if they were.
    Along the way, I have gained insight of how proper Hyperthermia should be applied. This is a method which doubles the success rate of conventional therapies, and alternative ones as well, provided it is done properly. I have purchased the most powerful device for this, and added two other types of devices, which when applied in the right order, prevent a process of DE-sensitizing of cancer cells to the effects of specific frequency hyperthermia. We also do mild whole body hyperthermia in order to strengthen the immune system (with no side effects),and help reach the right thermo-therapeutic levels within the tumour.(the right temperature simply destroys the tumour...). There are also other aspects to this, biological ones, which for lack of commercial incentive (UN-patentable..) is not pursued by multinational pharmaceutical corporations which control all medical research in the field.
    I also introduced other forms of immunotherapy, and alternative cytotoxic elements, such as Helixor, a mistletoe extract, which has three times better success rate then most chemo agents, without the side effects.
    I can give information about many clinics I learned about, (mainly in Mexico and Germany
    If you are interested in getting free advice, please feel free to contact me, @ advancedcancertherapies@yahoo.com
    Thanks,
    Ari Idan

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  2. Thanks Ari, I hear your frustration on funding. Thanks for stopping by, sharing your knowledge. I sent you an email, look forward to chatting with you.

    Elyn

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