Di Bella: the Man, the Cure, a Hope for AllBMJ 1999; 318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.318.7178.268a (Published 23 January 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:268
- Abi Berger, general practitioner
Vincenzo Brancatisano (translated by Vicki Satlow)
Quartet Books, £7, pp 137
ISBN 0 7043 8093 5
Despite the enormous leaps taken by science and medical technology in recent times, the myths that surround cancer remain intact, for patients at least. Cancer remains the bogeyman of medicine in the 20th century and still brings the fear of God into people in a way I have not seen with any other disease. And, despite all I have heard and read about Di Bella's cure for cancer, I remain sceptical about what doctors really have to offer.
I was hoping that …