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November 8, 2011

How did Andy Williams get bladder cancer?

Filed under: Health — Tags: , , — furtherglory @ 7:49 am

I’ve been reading in the news that Andy Williams has bladder cancer.  I am a big fan of Andy Williams so I was very sad to hear this.  Hmmm?  Bladder cancer?  Where have I heard about this recently?  Oh yeah, now I remember.  There have been a lot of TV ads by lawyers who are looking for people with bladder cancer who took a drug for diabetes.

Here is the text from one of the ads about drugs that might cause bladder cancer:

Patients taking the diabetes drug Actos for more than a year may have an increased risk of bladder cancer, according to an FDA interim review of an ongoing epidemiological study.

The warning comes just days after two European countries banned use of the drug. The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has yet to release any guidance on use of Actos.

Actos is now the second medication in the thiazolidinedione (TZD) class to be associated with serious side effects within the past year. Last fall, the use of Avandia was severely restricted in the U.S. because of concerns about an increased risk of heart attack.

If you or someone you know has taken Actos for over a year and has been diagnosed with bladder cancer, please call us immediately for a free consultation. You can also fill in the confidential client information form on this page and an attorney will call you within 24 hours.

I avoid all prescription drugs for fear of getting cancer or some other dread disease. I rely on the recommendations of Dr. Oz who says that strawberries, bok choy and cooked tomatoes (among other foods) will kill cancer before it advances to the stage where you need medical treatment.

Dr. Oz recommends a low fat, high carb diet to prevent cancer.  He particularly  recommends papaya to prevent cancer.  Dr. Oz says that beets and cashews have tumor starving ingredients. On the other hand, Dr. Oz says that cancer causing foods include processed meats that contain nitrates.  One of my favorite foods used to be pickle loaf, but no more pickle loaf for me.


  1. if we get bladder cancer just by taking some drugs like actos, it is very shocking. i think that proper research must be conducted by the drug research people before getting the drugs into the market to study all of their possible side effects. government should take proper action in the research of drugs.

    Comment by rosa — February 7, 2012 @ 12:15 am

  2. Andy Williams please read this link
    It indicates that frankencense oil can treat bladder cancer, please try this option.

    Comment by M. Kelley — November 11, 2011 @ 4:58 pm

  3. For cancer Dr. Wu suggests Baking Soda and singing along with Donovan [Leitch]. …”In the present position of the planets/ It’s impossible for me to say/ Just when I’ll find my course again/
    With these boulders in my way/ I should be rolling down the skyway/ On my cosmic wheels/ Instead of stumbling down this highway/
    On my boots of steel/ I should be rolling down the skyway/ On my cosmic wheels.”

    Comment by who+dares+wings — November 8, 2011 @ 9:50 am

    • Thanks for providing this link. I am currently following the diet that is recommended in the article. I started using baking soda to clean my teeth as a child and now I use a toothpaste with baking soda. I am fairly confident that I have the proper acid-alkaline balance in my blood. The proper balance of sodium and potassium in the body is also required for good health. I have been an almost-vegetarian for years. I eat small amounts of meat occasionally, but mostly fish and chicken.

      Comment by furtherglory — November 8, 2011 @ 1:33 pm

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