It is safe to assume the advent of cancer predates modern medicine. Over the past 5,000 years, people with cancer did not just die without some mode of management being rendered, however crude.
Through the centuries, natural therapies have been available and they were used by emperors and kings alike to combat all manner of diseases, including cancer. Unfortunately, their use has been suppressed in the past century in favour of western medicine.
The odds of surviving cancer with conventional medicine has remained largely unchanged in the past decades despite strides in medicine. This is an indication of how inadequate the present methods of management may be. Read more