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Date:3/13/2009

, we just didn't get them. When we asked to speak to the American doctor that owns the place, we were told he didn't talk with patients. And we were told if we complained, we would be dismissed. We had already paid for our treatment and that would not be refunded. They scared patients into being compliant and docile."

According to their web site, the treatments were supposed to be all natural. "I checked the ingredients on the 'elixir' label, and found it contained real chemo agents," Jacquie said. "I asked the Mexican doctor about it and she just shrugged." But they were encouraged because several patients seemed to be getting better - and some were sent home cancer free. Within a matter of weeks, they started to hear that the patients who were 'cured' had scans when they went home, and found that their cancers were not gone, they were spreading.

When Tom's tumors started to grow at an alarming rate, they were told that as tumors die, they swell up with water and grow. No matter how much they wanted to believe in this place, they couldn't believe that cancer grows as it dies - and it appeared that everyone's cancer seemed to be spreading. "In my opinion, this clinic preys on frightened cancer patients - they take your money and give you lies," Jacquie says.

Many patients were discouraged and were looking into other clinics. The Teeters kept hearing about a place in a small beachfront community in Baja that was having good results. They decided to try one last time to find help. They drove to San Diego, and the clinic offered to pick them up and give them a tour.

"The difference between this clinic and the ones we had visited before was like night and day," Jacquie remembers. "This place was spotless. They only take four patients at a time, they have 6 doctors and a full nursing staff, and the entire medical staff speaks English. They are all about personal attention and nurturing ca
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