Cancer: The Forbidden Cures

  • Cancer claims thousands of Human lives every day, but it also results in tens of billions of dollars in revenue for the medical and pharmaceutical industries.
  • Why would these industries champion a cure for the disease when they enjoy such stratospheric profits in its treatment?
  • Are these three mainstays of modern cancer treatment - surgery, chemotherapy and radiation are really the best solutions we have at our disposal?
  • The documentary opens with a rudimentary examination of the disease, including how it develops and spreads in the human body, and the damage it inflicts along the way.
  • The documentary makers seem too eager in their willingness to endorse those who claim to have discovered the next miraculous alternative therapy.

This is a must watch documentary for the UPSC aspirants to understand cancer and what are the alternative treatments available.