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Chris Beat Cancer

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Chris of "Chris Beat Cancer" recovering from cancer surgery.

Look out, Chris! Your mustache is melting!
Against allopathy
Alternative medicine
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Clinically unproven
Here Chris "beat cancer" Wark has "inspired" Debbi not to believe her surgeon.
"Gave me the strength to turn down chemo!".
Whether this is a genuine or fake review for Chris's book, it's horrific either way.

Chris Beat Cancer is a popular[1] anti-chemotherapy website created by Chris Wark, who claims he cured his bowel cancer by adopting a "raw vegan diet".[2]

The saga began in Chris's colon[edit]

By his own admission, Chris Wark had surgery to remove the cancer from his abdomen.[3] According to Professor David Gorski MD PhD (a surgical oncologist who was not involved in Chris's case), that surgery alone (without chemotherapy) had a ~60% chance of curing Chris's stage-III bowel cancer, and that probability would have increased to ~75% had Chris also received adjuvant chemotherapy,[4] which Chris refused.

So Chris's survival is not necessarily due to his unusual diet, and/or him worshiping a particular God.[note 1]
Long-term large-population studies have been done to determine the impact of going veggie after a cancer diagnosis, e.g. WHEL.[5]

Chris recommend$ many forms of "alternative" medi¢ine[edit]

The Chris Beat Cancer website promotes a panoply of quackery, for which Chris is paid commission.[6] As an example of the measly income he receives from his website, Chris states he earns "8 cents" for posting a link to a product on Amazon.[7] However Chris's income from other links on his website is over 1000 times higher: a reader clicking on a link to Ty Bollinger's "TTAC" (The Truth About Cancer) products can earn Chris over $100.[8]

Chris promotes other pusher$ of cancer quackery, such as Cancer Tutor,[9] Cancer Control Society,[10] Dr Veronique Desaulniers,[11] American Anti-Cancer Institute,[12] CancerCrackdown,[13] "Best Answer For Cancer",[14][15] CANCERactive,[16] "Yes To Life",[17] "HealingStrong™",[18] Dr. Keith Scott-Mumby,[19] Mike Adams,[20] and Ty Bollinger.[21]

Chris repeats the conspiracy theory that cures for cancer are being suppressed, e.g. amygdalin,[22] found in apricot kernels, ("suppressed", despite the fact apricots are readily available[23]).

Chris has compiled his accumulated wisdom into an own-brand "healing cancer coaching program", which only costs $297 $197.[24][25][26]
For some of those who follow Chris's advice and eschew chemotherapy, it will cost them more than money.

Initially Chris offered a 100% refund to dissatisfied customers, valid for 1 year;[27] however, for some reason, he has reduced the refund period from 1 year to 6 months.[28]

In Chris's coaching program he recommends: Essiac tea, "Dr. Hulda Clark’s parasite cleanse formula", colloidal silver, "black-seed expert, Dr. Roby Mitchell",[29] Dr. Nicholas Gonzalez's enzyme-therapy,[30] "The Navarro Urine Test",[31] Dr Richard Schulze's "herbal detoxification program",[32] Gerson therapy,[33] Alkaline diet,[34] and SirWikipedia's W.svgJason Winters anti-cancer tea.

On 25th September 2018 Chris Wark released a book entitled "Chris Beat Cancer: A Comprehensive Plan for Healing Naturally".[35] Within ten days it had garnered over 200 five-star Amazon customer-reviews, but according to "fakespot.com" most of those reviews are bogus.[36][37] NB: fakespot's AIWikipedia's W.svg would not recognize that reviews by struck-off doctors,[38] naturopathic doctors,[39] & "dear friends" of the author,[40] are unreliable.

Chris Beat Cancer is a Limited Liability Company, registered in Nevada,[41] despite Chris being in Tennessee.[42]
(Incorporating a company "out-of-state" in NevadaWikipedia's W.svg is an attempt at tax-avoidanceWikipedia's W.svg and asset protectionWikipedia's W.svg).

"Chris Beat Cancer" by AddictedToIgnorance[edit]

Chris lies about his testimonials - when people he interviews die of cancer he deletes the evidence from his channel and website.[43]

External links[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. Chris does bang on about God, e.g. in writing here, here & here, and on video here, here, & here.

References[edit]

  1. March 2017, "Hypestat.com" states "ChrisBeatCancer.com" gets 279,000 views per month.
  2. Archived copy of http://www.chrisbeatcancer.com/the-raw-vegan-diet/
  3. Archived copy of http://www.chrisbeatcancer.com/cancer-surgery-2003/.
  4. Professor David Gorski's article about the ChrisBeatCancer website
  5. Conclusion of WHEL study.
  6. The affiliate disclaimer page on the ChrisBeatCancer website: a legally-required acknowledgement that he's being paid to promote.
  7. Chris's example of his website earnings is "8 cents".
  8. Commission on TTAC products can exceed $100
  9. Chris Wark promotes the "Cancer Tutor" website
  10. Chris Wark promotes the "Cancer Control Society" website
  11. Chris Wark promotes chiropractor "Dr V" Desaulniers.
  12. Chris Wark promotes the AACI website
  13. Chris Wark states he donates %age of proceeds to CancerCrackdown.org, who in-turn promote him as a "hero".
  14. Chris Wark promotes "Best Answer for Cancer Foundation" (BAFC).
  15. A Google-search showing some of the doctors on the BAFC board listed on casewatch.org.
  16. Chris Wark promotes CANCERactive website
  17. Chris promotes "Yes To Life" on Facebook
  18. The first character after their name is false information: "HealingStrong" is not a TradeMark.
  19. Chris plugs Keith's book on cancer
  20. Chris says Mike Adams is a "genius".
  21. Chris says teaming-up with Ty Bollinger has been good for growing his online bu$ine$$
  22. amygdalin is "suppressed" says Chris
  23. Chris poses with a bag of apricot kernels, which release cyanide when eaten.
  24. Chris's "SQUARE ONE" healing cancer coaching program", $297 $197
  25. Save yourself $197: Chris's "Square One" videos are on YouTube
  26. Chris states his "Square One" coaching program makes million$
  27. Chris's "1 Year 100% Money-Back Guarantee"
  28. Chris's 1 year refund halved to "6 Month Money Back Guarantee"
  29. Texas medical board described Dr Roby Mitchell as a "threat to public welfare" when they suspended his license in 2004
  30. Evidently survival with Gonzalez-enzyme-therapy is poorer than no treatment.
  31. Professor David Gorski says the Navarro cancer test is "bogus".
  32. Richard Schulze's entry in AmericanLoons
  33. Chris promotes a Gerson clinic for free, honest.
  34. Chris describes his raw vegan diet as "alkaline".
  35. "Chris Beat Cancer: A Comprehensive Plan for Healing Naturally" on Amazon.com
  36. "35.0% of the reviews are reliable ... there is high deception involved" writes fakespot.com
  37. This review of Chris's book is apparently by transvestite-man with size 4½ feet.
  38. A "fabulous" review for Chris's book from Dr Judson Somerville MD, who had his medical-license revoked in 2017
  39. A "powerful" review of Chris's book by Dr. Jolene Brighten ND
  40. A five-star review of Chris's book by Robyn Openshaw, who is described on p286 of the book as a "dear friend" of the author.
  41. http://NVsos.gov/sosEntitySearch for "Chris Beat Cancer LLC" in 2017.
  42. http://www.intelius.com/people-search/Christopher-D-Wark/Memphis-TN
  43. Cherrypicking Chris discards any that turn-out to be rotten.
  44. Chris recommends ONCOblot® & RGCC tests on his website