Allan Taylor

Laetrile (B17) – The Quack Cancer Cure That Will Give You Cyanide Poisoning

March 24, 2019 // 2 Comments

This blog post and subsequent video is based on ‘The Rise and Fall of Laetrile’ on QuackWatch.org.  Modern medicine is better today than it has ever been, yet, paradoxically, the use of complementary and alternative treatments are becoming more prevalent. It is now not uncommon to see multiple alternative health stores on the high-street selling a plethora of products; all of which have very little, if any, evidence to prove their effectiveness. Whilst most of these quack stores offer [...]

Nine till Five Snake Oil Peddlers

May 10, 2013 // 15 Comments

By: Myles Power Edited by: Hannah In October last year, I wrote an article about a 78-year-old man named Allan Taylor who apparently cured his incurable cancer with a new diet. Back in 2011, Allan was told that he had colon cancer and had around 22cm of his colon removed. He also underwent chemotherapy, but was later told that he would no longer benefit from the treatment and that there was nothing more they could do for him. Faced with his own mortality, Allan decided to investigate [...]

Cancer Cure in the Sunday Mirror

October 9, 2012 // 11 Comments

By: Myles Power Edited by: Hannah As some of you may know, I am from a small town in the north east of England called Middlesbrough – home of the parmo and birthplace of both the magician Paul Daniels and the world-famous explorer Captain James Cook. I recently returned there after working in Pennsylvania, and went to visit one of my grandparents, as part of catching up with all of my family members. Between the constant cups of tea and stale old biscuits, I found myself reading the [...]