Susie DellDonna shared how the Water Cures saved the life of her mom, Betty. On getting the diagnoses, they started looking at options and were introduced to the Water Cures and hydration coaches. Her story tells what can happen using the Water Cures protocol along with chemo therapy and radiation treatment.
She was treated with chemo, radiation and the Water Cures. This is a C.A.M. cancer treatment success. CAM means Complimentary Alternative Medicine. The Water Cures works with most health care treatments, making them work even better.
Betty was 71 at the time of the diagnoses of her endometrial cancer, a rare and aggressive kind of cancer called Clear Cell Adeno carcinoma. As a result, she had a complete hysterectomy in 2010. On the 3 month followup, it returned and was so large it could be seen visibly during the exam.
Note: Clear Cell is not normally associated with Edometrial cancer.
The cancer had metastasized (called stage 4 cancer) and was now behind her clavicle, in the mid chest, abdominal region and behind the bladder.
The top GYN at Lankenau, in Philadelphia said that due to clear cell's aggressive nature, if nothing was done, Betty would have less than 5 months to live. That was February 2011. The family started to consider options, all possible options.
On getting in touch with the Water Cures staff and getting a hydration coach, the family was instructed on what to do. They were scared, and not fully on-board yet.
She started to change what she ate, what and how she drank, and putting salt on her tongue. She took two 45 minute baths a day adding unprocessed sea salt to the bath.
She was following the Water Cures protocol in addition to chemo therapy. On the check up after the third chemo treatment....her cancer was reduced over 50%. The Doctor, very surprised, thought the test may have been inaccurate. Asking for the original scan and viewing the original side by side with the latest, he confirmed the 50% reduction. It should also be noted that mom never had to be hospitalized, never got an infection, and only experienced minimal side effects. For the most part, aside from typical discomforts, she went through all treatments pretty smoothly.
August 2011 Update: Betty completed the 6th and last chemo treatment and looks wonderful. She never had to be admitted into the hospital, was never given blood of any form, and never got an infection. She did not even experience the mouth sores that most get. The side effects she experienced were being very tired, nausea at times, lack of appetite on occasion, hair loss. According to Betty, there were times when it was painful, even her eyelids hurt.
One of her grandsons offered to give her his hair from a visit to the barber shoppe since she lost hers, including her eyelashes.
The recent PET scan revealed 4 of the 5 metastases are no longer present. The original cancer site is still present but now is about 10% of it's original size (currently the size of the tip of your pinky finger).
November 2011 UPDATE: Betty is doing wonderful. Radiation, which was started a few weeks after the last update, is now complete. Next, a CT scan was taken in mid December. The the one month follow up with the radiologist also took place. He remarked that she had an "amazing" and "atypical", response, to chemo and radiation therapies. He commented on how wonderful she looks, and how he was astonished to see her response to the chemo and radiation since this was such an active and aggressive disease. He requested a follow up appointment in 3 MONTHS!
January 2012 UPDATE: Betty had the full scan on mid December 2015. On returning to Lankenau Hospital in Philadelphia a few days later (12/19/2011) and meeting with the gynecological oncologist Doctor, he, shaking his head, almost in disbelief, said, "There is nothing there, there is no active sign of disease, exam normal and CT normal". She did not need to be seen for another six months or until June 2012. The appointments were intermittent between oncology, radiation, and GYN so that someone saw her every 3 months.
MARCH 2012 Update: The radiologist visit / exam was normal with no sign of disease. There was no need to follow-up till September 2012. The oncology appointment for march with the chemo doctor also had no sign of disease. Next appointment, the end of October 2012.
Dr. Saidman, the chemo therapy doctor was also pleased with report from the Lankenau specialist and radiologist. Both had confirmed there was no active sign of disease and she was cancer free.
Sharing with Dr. Saidman, the goal, have my mom be the longest surviving "clear cell patient." The doctor said, "She already is...but you already know that."
JUNE 2012 Update: Betty had a full CAT scan and an appointment with the Gynecological Oncology Specialist at Lankenau Hospital. The CAT and physical exam indicated no active sign of disease. The next appointment is in 6 months. After this, she will be referred to a local gynecologist for follow up.
SEPTEMBER 2012 Update: The radiologist follow-up confirmed no active sign of disease. He stated, "when we began treatment, the cancer was 'present and visible' and I'm just amazed, that still, to this time, she shows no sign of active disease or recurrence and the healing process from the radiation is doing remarkable".
OCTOBER 2012 Update: The chemo oncologist follow-up reported still no sign of active disease. He said, "Whatever you are doing, keep doing it." He said that she did not need to be seen for a year. There is still the 6 month CT scan in December and then the December specialist appointment at Lankenaur.
DECEMBER 2012 Update: The gynecological oncology specialist, at Lankenau Hospital confirmed the CT scan still remains "no active sign of disease". He too said it would not be necessary to see her on more than an annual basis.
She is released to "check up" status by all the doctors.
Mom continues to check her Ph balance daily. She will always eat the foods that promote alkalinity and avoids the acid producing foods. She takes the sea salt, dissolving it on her tongue and drinks the appropriate amount of water.
My Mom and Dad, May 2012. She was the Luminary Speaker for Mountain Top Relay for Life.
Her relay speech can be seen on Youtube
Betty Ambrose Luminary Speaker Relay for Life
Mountain Top PA May 19, 2012
(Team Heaven's Angels)