Where is the misquote?
I feel it is important to speak the truth about what I said to Tom Burton, and what was published.
bretzke wrote:MS drugs are considered "effective" if they halt disease progression 30% of the time.
zap wrote: hell, as I recall they're nowhere near that effective - they don't "halt" anything, merely increase the length of time between relapses slightly in about 30% of patients, and perhaps reduce number of new lesions (which matters little if the damage to the underlying connections is being done prior to lesion formation anyway). No data showing they change overall disease progression, improve symptoms or quality of life, nothing. blegh
cheerleader wrote:sigh. Not the angle I had hoped for when I first brought Dr. Zamboni's research to Stanford...but it is the truth, if only partial.
Now, he says, "I'm sort of viewed as the crazy uncle locked up in the woodshed out back."
I think Dr. Dake is taking some pretty unfair licks. He's an amazing, caring, brilliant doctor. His only motive is to help and to further this research. I am so happy he took the chance to treat us.
Having had four angioplasties two days ago in Poland, I have had amazing improvements as have the several other people I have met here from Canada, Scotland, England.
There were three film crews here the past few days from Canada, Scotland, and somewhere else. Good publicity will be going out and more will learn about the possiblilities this treatment offers.
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