In 1924 Harry Hoxsey claimed a cure for cancer, herbal formulas inherited from his greatgrandfather. Thousands of patients swore the treatment cured them. But medical authorities branded Hoxsey the worst quack of the century, and so began a medical war continuing to this day.Why won't medical
By the 1950's Hoxsey's Texas clinic was the world's largest privately owned cancer center, with branches in 17 states. Two Federal courts upheld his treatment's therapeutic value. Even his arch-enemy the American Medical Association admitted it does cure some cases. Yet organized medicine banned the therapy, exiling it to Mexico where it still claims an 80% success rate today.
Hoxsey's alarming scenario may make you angry, but most of all, Hoxsey offers hope.
The award-winning tale of medical politics and systematic suppression of a promising alternative health therapy by the institutions charged with preserving our nation's health.
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