ABSTRACT We carried out a study on the effect of low-level direct current on cancer by using it to treat a woman who had a large malignant squamous cell carcinoma of the sinus cavity. We used a device that produced low-level direct current and passed the current through the tumour via a 4 × 4 cm flat aluminium foil and a needle electrode that was insulated along its entire length except for the portion actually inserted into the tumour. The treatment was eight hourly daily and lasted for eight weeks. The therapy resulted in the total remission of the tumour and a feeling of wellness by the patient. This finding implies promising therapeutic potential for the use of direct electrical current as a simple, effective, low cost alternative for the treatment of cancer.
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