Out Beyond Ideas…There Is A Tissue Organization Field
‘The somatic mutation theory (SMT) of carcinogenesis has been the dominant force driving cancer research during the 20th century. In brief, it proposes that successive DNA mutations in a single cell cause cancer…We propose the adoption of an alternative theory, the tissue organization field theory (TOFT) of carcinogenesis….We argue that it is necessary to abandon the somatic mutation theory.’ (C Sonnenschein, A M Soto, 2000)
Many physiological and environmental factors, including hormonal responses to radiation exposure, and toxic chemicals in food and water, have been demonstrated to interfere with proper cellular function.
‘We challenge the notion that cancer is a cellular problem caused by mutated genes….an alternative view….tissue organization field theory (TOFT), is based on premises that…carcinogenesis represents a problem of tissue organization…’ (Ana M Soto, Carlos Sonnenschein, 2005)
An underactive thyroid metabolism causes the release of polyunsaturated fats (PUFAs) out of storage. As a result, it interferes with digestion and liver function. And it promotes serotonin, estrogen, and many other inflammatory stress substances, which can all help to drive and sustain field disorganization, promoting cancer.
‘…the differences between normal and cancerous states are instead identifiable at the tissue level of biological organization, and therefore, the search for identification of a cancer cell should be abandoned.’ (Carlos Sonnenschein, Ana M Soto, 2011)
A diet that avoids PUFAs with sufficient protein, vitamins and minerals, and simple sugars from milk, cheese, gelatin, sweet ripe, juicy fruits and juices, sugar and honey is a helpful way to prevent excess inflammation and cancer development.
‘Metastases are tumors that develop at a distance from their primary origin and are responsible for the death of 90% of cancer patients…Based on the…shortcomings of the SMT and the acknowledged failure of therapeutic approaches based on this theory, we conclude that TOFT explains comprehensibly carcinogenesis and the appearance of metastases.’ (Carlos Sonnenschein, Ana M Soto, 2015)
I’m not a doctor or health practitioner. So this is not medical or health advice. Still, if you want to know more about cancer as a metabolic stress disease, check out The Anti-Cancer Articles eBook.
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