“I Kicked Cancer with Cannabis”
By Jennifer A. Huse
I am recovering from a six-year struggle with an inflammatory and bleeding condition that eventually lead to a cancer diagnosis. I am supposed to be dead because I ignored the treatment nearly all of the doctors insisted on. I tried an alternative approach…
Cannabis saved me.
One day I started bleeding, I thought to myself, “ok I have my period” - but then, it didn’t stop for 4 months. This happened over and over again for the next 4 years. I went to doctor after doctor and hospital after hospital - approx 40 doctors and 5 hospitals in the United States in Europe.
I was told by nearly all of them that had "perfect" blood work, and that nothing was showing up in any of the scans or biopsies except an occasional atypical cell that I had nothing to be concerned about. I tried different things and at times it would stop and then the bleeding would start back up. I was even able to stop the bleeding and most of the swelling for about a year by drinking Kangen water. (Although do not feel it was the proper medicine to correct the improper cell signal firing to my endometrial lining, I do think is a very powerful anti inflammatory.)
This process was very expensive and very exhausting. Nearly all the doctors told me I was in perfect health and all of the tests were coming back perfect. Some told me it “was all in my head”..even though I was bleeding 4 months straight! Or longer! Nearly all told me I needed at least a partial if not full hysterectomy. Some mentioned oncology.. many yelled or got irritated when I asked questions not knowing my background and part of my background is specifically oncology research. (I almost went into the field but it was so corrupt I couldn't bear it.)
Some told me to get my affairs in order because I was going to die, or, if I didn't do what they said I was going to die. They did not know I grew up in a center where people went that had been written off by mainstream medicine and they lived - so I didn't put too much weight on their words, especially since - doctors or not - they had a very limited toolbox on how to approach this.
I found it quite ridiculous that you could recommend an invasive surgery without a diagnosis. NONE of the doctors were able to figure out what was wrong but at the same time they told me I needed to have a full hysterectomy.
In June of 2015 I finally got a diagnosis: Complex endometrial hyperplasia with atypia. In other words: my body had not been shedding its endometrial lining as a normal functioning uterus does every month; it had not been getting the proper cell signals to complete this function, for still unknown reasons. (I am starting to formulate some ideas on the subject.)
This lead to a build up of endometrial lining that nearly filled up my uterine cavity. The reason I was constantly bleeding was that parts of the lining were coming out at times. The reason I was constantly swelling was because the body was registering this unshed tissue as a foreign object and since it was not being eliminated the “normal” way, the body was trying to burn it out to eliminate it. Due to the extended delay in diagnosis, I had advanced endometrial pre-cancer, plus I had cysts all over my ovaries. The general consensus?
We would try medicine to eliminate the endometrial lining with the hopes that it would clear away the endometrial lining with the Atypia. But most likely, I was going to die unless I underwent a hysterectomy and also (possibly) chemo and radiation.
The first doctor to properly diagnose the condition was Dr. Morgan in Ocean, NJ. I am mentioning him because as far as being able to diagnose the issue, that was accomplished. But as far as his bedside manner and certain approaches I would say look for someone else that might be more receptive to alternative treatments. Also biopsies can be done with anesthesia or not - his were not, and this was extremely painful to an area that was already so raw from pain. He was very clear that he did not feel the progesterone would work and he gave the same recommendation of full hysterectomy.
I went to A Womans Place (also in New Jersey), they told me the same thing, but with an-extra sarcastic “it’s your life”, when I said I wanted a different approach. After all, the cancerous tissue was only found in the endometrial lining at this point and nowhere else, so why not just remove the lining first?
My response to “it’s your life” was Yes, it is.. And I sent another $150 for a ten minute conversation of nothing.
The atypia diagnosis was concerning but I felt I was better prepared to handle it then most because of my background. Cancer isn't scary to me, it is a malfunction like any other and when addressed it can be resolved. But it is not being addressed properly.
The first treatment the diagnosing doctor in New Jersey prescribed was progesterone, 150 mg for 10 days to force my body to shed all the years of inflamed uterine lining that had built up. At this point my body was expelling 40+ blood clots the size of my palm every day. My stomach would go from flat to the size of a 9 months pregnant woman in a matter of minutes and the pain was excruciating. In the beginning it would go up and down and flat again but then the swelling started to move around my body even to my brain, giving me a lot of brain fog and inability to remember. I would find out later from another practitioner that the inflammation had also ransacked my adrenals causing near total adrenal system failure.
Taking the first dose of progesterone caused me to expel all of the tissue that had built up. It was extremely painful and there was so much blood loss my husband (then fiance) and friend were quite ready to take me to the hospital.
After the tissue was expelled I was able to begin to heal.
My dear friend Roxanne Meadows of The Venus Project recommended a brilliant womens health practitioner: Amanda Lucero in Sebring, Florida. The name of her facility is Customized Wellness. I would highly recommend her to anyone and she is also available for phone consultations. Amanda did take a look at all the medical information I had available at that time and the most recent diagnosis and other tests. She ordered extensive blood work and noticed I had nearly exhausted my adrenals plus I had other deficiencies such as vitamin D and vitamin B; she recommended supplementation from a company called Pure Encapsulations.
She also changed my progesterone to a bioidentical type prepared at a compounding pharmacy in california. She said that the traditional approach to this was a hysterectomy, as she had referred me to a wonderful surgeon (also in Sebring) that had tested me and informed me my lining had returned to normal but the precancerous tissue (and cysts) were still there.
I told them I was going to try cannabis oil first, because I have been researching it and the information I was reading in regard to why it works was compatible with the theories I have on why cancer starts and how the issue can be corrected. I would leave for treatment and come back in 3 months and if there was no change we would start by removing the endometrial lining first which is commonly referred to as a D&C as this is a minimally invasive procedure and so far any atypical tissue had only been found in the endometrial lining. Even though they still spoke to me about standard treatments their bedside manners were very knowledgeable and caring, and not dismissive of the approach I wished to take with my own body.
By the time we arrived in Denver I could barely walk without the assistance of my husband due to blood loss and weakness and pain, and I had put on over 20 pounds of trapped swelling. Most of the weight people put on and have difficulty losing is due to inflammation, not fat.
I went to Cohen Medical Center in Denver and was assigned a caregiver to start preparing my oil for me. I strongly recommend that anyone pursuing this path of treatment go to this facility if they are in the Denver area.
I took it in the form of vaginal suppository and drops by mouth in a steadily increasing dosage over the 3 months but averaging about a gram a day.
http://phoenixtears.ca/ is the recipe my caregiver used except she used food grade alcohol instead of isopropyl
At the end of the 3 months I returned to Florida and had an elective D & C with biopsies of the tissue.
I had a camera scope at the end of December 2016 where I was declared free not just of cancerous tissue but all unhealthy gynecological tissue even my ovarian cysts were gone.
(Those were neurological in origin also, they are getting the wrong cell signal.)
The financial expense from this delayed diagnosis, all of the doctors and hospitals and medicine with no health insurance in the United States is unfathomable... I had a huge medical bankruptcy before i even got the diagnosis, and then we had to pay for everything after. $750 each bloodwork. No insurance, so every visit, test, surgery, medicine, you name it was out of pocket. Its very sad how you can be financially ruined from being sick in our developed country.
Another difference between this treatment vs the traditional surgery, chemo and radiation is that the treatment makes you feel so good. Your pain goes away a little everyday, so does your brain fog, and you get a little more energy everyday. Your sleep evens out and you get rested and repair versus the horrible inflammation and weakening caused by chemo, radiation, surgery and other toxic invasive procedures
One of the issues facing people in regard to getting this medicine is that in many areas it is either still illegal or there are restrictions on the amount that do not allow for the quantity needed in the recipe. It is also very expensive when obtainable because it is not covered by insurance, and so far homegrown plants are not that common. I feel it is very crucial that we, as a people, come together to demand that this medicine be allowed to be grown at home.
Many people that need the plant the most have already been suffering for so long that their bodies cannot allow them to work and they are on a very limited budget. Changing the law to allow anyone to grow as much of this medicine as they wish is something we must strive for, along with complete expungement of any past non violent cannabis legal record, and assistance in helping the victims of imprisonment to regain and improve their quality of life.
It is legal in New Jersey - the state we are in now - medically but not recreationally. I qualify because I had a previous cancer diagnosis, so I can obtain it here, but New Jersey only allows enough for maintenance, not the doses required for neurological system deficiency reversal. I'm here playing with dosages and delivery methods on myself to see what we can do.for people with more restricted access.
The proper dosage does have to be figured out. The http://phoenixtears.ca/ website has their recommended recipe, and if you have a caregiver assigned thru Cohen Medical or another cooperating medical facility they can help figure that out for you. Many people are also happy with the effects of CBD oil; I can’t comment personally on this though because I didn't take the CBD oil component. I took whole plant medicine.
All of the research I’ve read indicates for cancer you need the THC. All the components working together help repair and protect different aspects of the neurological system .
Or can they also radically extend life ..?
Cannabinoids are in our breast milk, which is typically one of the the most nutritious foods you can give a developing child. For the most part - without some other sort of intervention causing disruption to the organism’s system or systems - it will develop properly and be "healthy" in a manner of progressing in health, not decreasing in health.
After children are removed from breast milk we have demonized most of the things that have cannabinoids, like cannabis, hemp, chocolate.. real chocolate with cannabinoids not garbage processes crap that we begin to go into deficit status
With modern technology we have only been able to extend life to approximately 100 to 120 years because our body is constantly inflaming and over time even the strongest biological organism’s tissue cannot sustain the damage and starts to degrade until the organism ceases to be able to transmit electrical cell signal functions altogether.
Repairing this deficiency can right now work with the cancers. Cancer is a neurological malfunction. The cell is not receiving the signal to die off, like a “normal” cell does after replication., it appears that the deficiency is directly related to the deficiency of the endocannabinoid system.
When that deficiency is addressed, it seems to correct the signal to the cancerous cells and cause them to commit apoptosis. It is my opinion that this medicine can be used in regard to other medical conditions that are neurological in nature, to treat and resolve in a non toxic manner. It is also my opinion that nearly all conditions and aging itself are neurological in origin. So i If the human biological system is in proper stasis it will continue to replicate divide and die off as it should for a radically longer amount of time then it currently does, if not indefinitely.
Repairing this deficiency can right now work with the cancers. Cancer is a neurological malfunction. The cell is not receiving the signal to die off, like a “normal” cell does after replication.