About THCQ

The Houston Cancer Quack is a resource for researchers, writers, and patients examining Dr. Stanislaw Burzynski, the Burzynski Clinic, and the Burzynski Patient Group. It is run and maintained by a small group of volunteers, Skeptics for the Protection of Cancer Patients, who have grave concerns about the treatments available at the Clinic, the appropriateness of charging cancer patients exorbitant fees to start a treatment that remains unproven after 35+ years, and who urge patients to steer clear of antineoplastons until Dr. Burzynski publishes the results of a Phase III randomized controlled trial of ANP in a respectable journal.

Our header is a very clever reference to an intimidation tactic employed by Marc Stephens, a sometime-employee of Burzynksi, against a teenaged blogger, Rhys Morgan. Stephens sent Rhys Google images of his home and threatened to contact Rhys’ school. Such thuggery is unacceptable.

2 Responses to About THCQ

  1. Elaine says:

    I am trying to understand how and why the FDA has allowed Burzynski to continue “clinical trials.” Why is his IRB not sanctioned? Where is their documentation of risk vs. benefit?

    • Bob says:

      Elaine, that is a good question. The FDA has only said that Burzynski “answered their questions.” It’s clearly inadequate and I hope that you contact your senator’s office and demand an explanation. Have them talk to Sen. McCaskill’s office, who is taking point on this.

      Thanks!

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