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Healing Cancer with Cheap and Safe Medicines

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Healing cancer with cheap and safe de-wormer medicines: information, scientific articles and success stories.

This article is intended to give you an overview of the medicines Mebendazole and Fenbendazole. For more information follow the links provided.



Cancer Treatment



People Who Healed Their Cancer


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Mebendazole and fenbendazole belong to a class called Benzimidazole anthelmintics. Anthelmintics are a group of antiparasitic drugs that expel parasitic worms and other internal parasites (nematodes).

The kind of parasites they are effective against are:

Ascaris lumbricoides (large roundworm) Most common parasitic worm in humans.

Enterobius vermicularis (pinworm or threadworm) Small thin worms. Those are the ones that cause itching in the anal area where they lay their eggs.

Ancylostoma duodenale (Old World Hookworm) In humans, cats and dogs.

Necator americanus (New World hookworm) In humans.

Ancylostoma caninum (dog hookworm) Primarily in dogs, wolves, foxes, and cats, and to a lesser extend in humans.

Trichuris trichiura (whipworm) In humans, spread through contaminated (eggs) soil and human feces.

Angiostrongylus cantonensis (a roundworm present in in Southeast Asia and the Pacific Basin) Limited effect.

Baylisascaris procyonis (raccoon roundworm) In raccoons. Rare in humans.

Capillaria philippinensis (Philippine threadworm) Rare cases in the Far East.

Trichinella spiralis (pork worm) In rodents, pigs, bears, hyenas. Also in humans because of undercooked pork products.

Trichostrongylus (round worms), which are ubiquitous among herbivores worldwide, including cattle, sheep, donkeys, goats, deer, and rabbits. Also in humans; infections occur via ingestion of infective larvae from contaminated vegetables or water.

As you can see, these parasitic infections mostly occur through poor hygiene, undercooked food and contact with animals.


Mebendazole and fenbendazole are primarily used for worm infestations in the digestive tract. because they are poorly absorbed into the bloodstream, other drugs are used to treat worm infections outside the digestive tract. The absorption into the bloodstream is about 5 to 20%, and varies from person to person. So they will also work against worms in the rest of the body.

Benzimidazole antithelmetics are active against both larval and adult stages of nematodes, and in the cases of roundworm and whipworm, kill the eggs, as well. For worms where they don't not kill the eggs, a second treatment is necessary after about 2-3 weeks.

Benzimidazole antithelmetics kill parasites relatively slowly. In general they do this by selectively inhibiting the synthesis of microtubules in those parasites. (Microtubules are a kind of tubes that form the skeleton of particular cells). This results in blocking the uptake of glucose and other nutrients, resulting in the gradual immobilization and eventual death of the parasites. Each benzimidazole antithelmetic works a little different.

Microtubules are found in every cell of the body to give it shape, but the kind of microtubules in parasites seem to be different because benzimidazole antithelmetics only targets those microtubules and not those in the ordinary body cells.

Benzimidazole antithelmetics were known to exhibit cancer-killing properties, but were basically ignored until recently. The Antitumor Potentials of Benzimidazole Anthelmintics as Repurposing Drugs, an article at the National Library of Medicine published in 2020, shows that these anthelmintics may offer a broad, safe spectrum to treat cancer.

Let me also mention that parasitic worms and nematodes can also form co-infections with Lyme disease. So this article might also help people with Lyme.


Cancer Treatment


In the USA 1972 Mebendazole was being marketed under the name Vermox. Because the prescribed use was eliminating parasites it was inexpensive and widely used. Later it was found that Mebendazole also targeted cancer cells, and prevented them from reproducing. Because there was not much money to be made from a cheap drug, it was discontinued in 2011 and replaced by a much more expensive antiparasitic drug. It became available again in 2015 and the price went up from a few dollars to hundreds of dollars because of a monopoly. It is still very cheap in other countries, available at online pharmacies.

There are many scientific studies showing that Mebendazole is an effective cancer treatment. It is safe to use and has virtually no side effects. In some countries a prescription is necessary, in other countries not.

The US National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, has an article showing that "Mebendazole, a well-known anti-helminthic drug in wide clinical use, has anti-cancer properties that have been elucidated in a broad range of pre-clinical studies across a number of different cancer types." (Repurposing Drugs in Oncology (ReDO)—mebendazole as an anti-cancer agent)

Other research has shown that Mebendazole is effective for many kinds of cancer. A lot of information can be found at Mebendazole: A Cancer Fighting Drug We Find at the Supermarket. This article is very detailed in all its aspects.



Fenbendazole which belongs to the same group of drugs as Mebendazole. It is also an anti-parasitic/worm drug, but works slightly different.

Fenbendazole is used for animals: for animals fish, birds and mammals, mostly horses and dogs. It is cheap and widely available in stores, and online. Also very safe to take.

 Fenbendazole also has been used for cancer: A Drug Made for Animals and Taken by Humans to Treat Cancer: Fenbendazole. This article has several links to scientific studies, showing that Fenbendazole has anti-cancer effectiveness. many interesting comments from readers too.

These are studies that have shown that Fenbendazole is a microtubule interfering agent, and is considered to be a potential therapeutic agent because of its effect on multiple cellular pathways leading to effective elimination of cancer cells.

Unexpected Antitumorigenic Effect of Fenbendazole when Combined with Supplementary Vitamins is another article on The US National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, shows that fenbendazole inhibits tumor growth. Interestingly, it cites that "Vitamin E causes antitumor and antimetastatic effects in several animal models of cancer". A lot of people have remarked that taking Vitamin E with mebendazole, fenbendazole and other cancer-inhibiting drugs increases the die-off of cancer cells.

Another scientific article Fenbendazole acts as a moderate microtubule destabilizing agent and causes cancer cell death by modulating multiple cellular pathways shows that fenbendazole leads to the effective elimination of cancer cells.


People Who Healed Their Cancer

Nothing is better than to hear the stories of people who have healed themselves of cancer. The following three are people who have terminal cancer and decided they had nothing to loose by trying some cheap drugs. The following are people who have written extensively on their story and how to use the medicines.

Jane McLelland: she had terminal cancer, and had only 12 weeks to live after receiving her diagnosis of stage IV cancer. She used mebendazole, but also other cheap and off-patent drugs: dipyridamole to cut off cancer’s access to protein, metformin to cut off access to glucose, and statin to cut off access to fat. She also talks about cancer-starving supplements. Her website is Foundation for Alternative and Integrative Medicine. She has also written a book about her healing process: How to Starve Cancer Without Starving Yourself.

Joe Tippens had incurable lung cancer. He went for chemotherapy and radiation which the usually destruction of the body's health. But worse, it made the cancer spread to his entire body. He had only three months to live. He cured himself totally by taking the canine dewormer fenbendazole. He details his story on his website Get Busy Living. he also has a private Facebook group.

DeWayne was diagnosed with Stage IV metastatic Prostate Cancer. He took Fenbendazole with Artemisinin (extract from Wormwood, or Artemisia annua, which is used for malaria). Totally cured in about four months. His website: Killing Cancer.



I found one scientific paper that shows that Mebendazole is also effective against a certain fungus. The Anti-helminthic Compound Mebendazole Has Multiple Antifungal Effects against Cryptococcus neoformans explains that Cryptococcus neoformans is a yeast-like pathogen that causes expressive brain damage in immunosuppressed individuals, especially among people with HIV/AIDS. It attacks the brain and causes meningitis. Mebendazole breaks down the fungi's biofilm, but also block the microtubule formation of the fungi. It seems to be a promising drug against other fungi, but research in this domain is still absent.


More Links

A Cure for Cancer...Hidden in Plain Sight, a good, easy to read article about the history and use of mebendazole and fenbendazole, with links to more information.

Fenbendazole Combination Treatment: successes with terminal cancer: an overview of Joe Tippens story, with a list of success stories of the different cancers cured. Also mentions mebendazole, and more links to scientific papers.

15-year Survivor Jane McLelland on How to Starve Cancer with Off-Label Drugs: link to a YouTube video, and links to more information.

Pyrvinium Pamoate: An Anti Worm Drug with Important Anti Cancer Potential: a relatively non-toxic anthelmintic drug, FDA-approved, sold over the counter in countries like Sweden, Norway, Denmark used to treat pinworms in humans and animals. It inhibit various cancer cells.

How I Healed Myself From Cancer – Naturally: a man who had testicular cancer and healed himself by changing over to a raw food diet.