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People without medical/living with cancer experience, give me there suggestions on getting cured

This is just one example  of the daily barrage of advice and opinions I receive from people who A. don't have a medical degree and, B. have zero experience living with terminal cancer.  I chose this  one example  because  it is the most consistent and  because this person advised me in a vegetarian fb group while discussing recipes  for  making home made seitan (mock meat) Seeing me name as Leslie's cancer confessions this person decided to  "educate"me.  Despite the fact that  I  have  lived  with my mets well beyond  my life expectancy. ( which in my opinion makes ME the expert) And the fact that I am thriving.  I have to say, don't these people think if there was something that had a legitimate indication that it would help us life longer that the cancer  community wouldn't have already tried it.  But  seriously folks, as a vegetarian, I feel I am doing my fair part with the dietary portion of my treatment.  A huge majority of the suggestions I get are fri…

Living with cancer isn't always about cancer. (a day at McHenry dam wti...

This was posted to my google  plus feed by someone two days ago.  I live a vegetarian lifestyle.  I have juiced, taken vitamin c and done so many proven therapies to stay alive.  I am at the 5 yr mark of  living with metastatic breast cancer, which makes me a sort of outlier in the mets community because we don't normally survive beyond  the  3 yr mark.  I must be doing something right, yet "experts" such as this continue to share with me their opinions.  I won't waste another moment of my life on such vitriol.  I just wanted to  share with you what  sort of crap people feel free to share with me on the daily.  
WizardofRaw Jun 4, 2016

1 Reply +Leslie Bowlus I will NEVER live with terminal cancer, because I understand what cancer is and how the body works, you think that you randomly by some form of luck "caught" cancer. I have seen MANY "terminal" "cancers" healed and people are living a normal life today free of all issues. Don't get a…