Medical Ozone and Cancer

Medical ozone saves lives in Europe,
but the FDA continues to prevent formal testing in the United States

By Ed McCabe

THERE ARE OVER 3,000 medical references in the German literature showing the effectiveness and safety of ozone in over 50 years of application to humans by way of millions of dosages. The International Ozone Association and the ozone machine manufacturers report over 7,000 M.D.'s in Europe using medical ozone safely and effectively, some for more than 40 years, yet for the past 20 years the FDA has prevented human testine and issuine any ozone-generating device approvals.

Although in Europe ozone has been used for 50 years by over 10,000 physicians, in America ozone therapy is only taught privately, or in naturopathic schools, so your family doctor is probably untrained in its use. Therefore, he/she probably will have no idea (or an incorrect idea) of what you're talking about ifyou ask about it. So, if you are seeking opinions, always ask your medical professional what actual experience he/she haswith theozone therapies-especially ifhe/she gives you a negative opinion without any facts to back it up. There are no legitimate studies proving ozone doesn't work.

It's so simple it befuddles the great minds. Unlike healthyhuman cells that love oxygen, the disease-causing viruses, bacteria, fungi and parasites-including the HIV and cancer virons, cancer cells, arthritis microbes, colds and flu, and West Nile virus carried by mosquitoes-like most primitive lower life forms, are almost all anaerobic.

That means these microbes and can cer cells cannot live in high oxygen concentrations. Therefore, what would happen to these anaerobic viruses and bacteria if they were to be completely surrounded with a very energetic form of pure oxygen for a long time? What if enough of this special form of oxygen/ ozone was to be slowly and harmlessly introduced into the body daily, over the course of a few months, to eventually saturate all the bodily fluids and every cell, including those of the brain, spine and bone marrow, with it? Wouldn't the disease causing microbes, and cells that, can't live in oxygen cease to exist?

Why is this so hard to understand? I was speaking to a woman with AIDS in San Francisco who told me her doctor, the head of the largest hospital in that city, said ozone/oxygen won't leave theblood and get into the bone marrow where the immune cells are manufactured, so she shouldn't look into it! How can it be that the head of the largest hospital didn't know that every cell must have oxygen delivered to it constantly, so the body must continually bring oxygen to every cell, even past the blood/brain/ spinal barrier, and into the bone mar row? Or was there another agenda, to discredit every treatment except drugs.

All 30 or so oxygen therapies, including medical ozone (not smog), which breaks down into oxygen, work because they flood the bodywith Nature's single oxygen atoms. Singlet oxygen and its by-products are very energetic oxidizers-they "burn up" waste products, pollution, microbes and weak (cancerous) cells. They can't protect themselves against oxygen, because they are either inert, lower life forms or diseased. Normal body cells protect themselves from the oxidizing effects of oxygen by naturally producing their own protective antioxidant coatings.

We are 66% water. Most European and many American cities and businesses, including Sea World, purify their water by bubbling ozone through it to kill all the bacteria and viruses, etc. In Western Europe, over 40 full-scale municipal ozone facilities are installed each year. France alone has over 700 water treatment plants equipped with ozone. Switzerland has over 80 plants online for disinfecting contaminated water and oxidizing organics in heavily contaminated surface waters. Germany has over 70 installations using ozone. As of 1990, there were no less than 40 full-scale ozone installations in the United States. (See "Inactivation Mnetics of Viruses and

Bacteria by use of Ozone," by E. Katzenelson et al., American Water Works Society, 1974). Everybody is drinking bottled water. Did you know that most of the bottled water we drink goes through the same ozone purification methods? The FDA calls it "Food" Generally Regarded as Safe, "GRAS," in 21 CFR Sec. 184.1563. The FDA lists ozone as a Generally Regarded as Safe antimicrobial agent in Sec. 170.3 (o) (2).

Doesn't it make sense that since your body is two-thirds water (we are internally permeated with fluids), the same water purification principles would directly apply to us? Ozone is simply infused through your body liquids to sterilize and purify them, and your organs filter out the leftover particulates, just as with drinking water.

This body purification method has been successfully applied to the human body by knowledgeable doctors treating diseased persons for over 100 years. Nikola Tesla was big on it. It's simpleand it's simple because it's natural. "Natural" means high efficiency and no side effects because it enhances the natural life forces rather than fighting them. Our natural intake of oxygen from our once-natural environment's food, air and water is the way Nature intended us to keep healthy and clean, by naturally oxidizing away the microbes and toxins.

Unfortunately, due to human ego and greed, mankind has polluted the ecosystem, cut down the rainforests and ruined the oceans-the two sources where the oxygen all comes from. The ancient atmosphere had twice as much oxygen as ours does now. We are all oxygen deficient since we are surviving on less than half the oxygen our bodies are designed to run on, although most call this "normal." Our bodies can no longer take out (oxidize) the trash, so it piles up for years, and we suffer.

I have personally witnessed and counseled hundreds of cancer and other patients receiving ozone infusion therapy. What I teach is plainly evident right before your very eyes once you know what to look for. When they start out, the body fluids and blood of most patients are filthy, diseased and so empty of oxygen that the blood is almost black in color from the filth. Toxins and lack of oxygen cause disease! But keep putting the ozone into them for a few weeks, and the blood turns back to a bright cherry red, full of color, full of life-giving oxygen, and clean again. Keep the blood this clean with medical oxygen/ ozone, and the organs and cells quickly follow. Without all the garbage inside of us, we usually return to the natural health we had as children, before the dirt piled up inside us with age and gave the bugs and cancer cells a place, and a reason, to grow.


Despite this dramatic and easy to reproduce proof, top-level human egos protecting power and greed ideologies are presently preventing us from fully exploring medical ozone's use in U.S. medicine without great difficulty. For example, in New York City it is illegal to say any therapy helps AIDS. This law has been used as an excuse to shut down experimental ozone clinical trials in progress before they could produce the documentation. One friend of mine funded an ozone trial in Mexico and advertised in New York for volunteers to get the free treatments. He was immediately attacked by authorities seeking to make a name for themselves by chewing him up. He found himself vi 1 ied on TV, and narrowly escaped )all. Years later, doctors in New York and several other states now quietly practice some forms of ozone therapy under new health freedom laws. As of 1998, the following states have such protection: Alaska, Colorado, Georgia,

Nevada, New Mexico, NewYork, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Texas, Washington and Minnesota. Naturopaths in Canada and America have always used ozone. The Benedict Lust School of Naturopathy is the oldest school, and offers free naturopathic school grants: him.


I have shown you that ozone floods the body with oxygen, but why is that important in treating cancer? As I once said in a Canadian lecture: Doctor Otto Warburg is a two-time Nobel prize winner, in 1931 and 1944 (Hitler kept him from accepting). He got the Nobel Prize for discovering that the cause of cancer is no longer a mystery to us. We now know what the cause of cancer is. They were so astounded that he figured this out they awarded him the Nobel Prize for discovering these facts. Remember, because you do not have enough oxygen, your cells are constantly filling up with toxicity, in some people quicker than in others. The little cell gets covered with garbage, and washed in toxic fluids constantly because it's surrounded by dirty fluids.

The garbage piles up until it denies the cell 60 percent or more of its oxygen requirements. This is the root cause of cancer. Picture pouring black paint on an orange. This cell needs oxygen. Hold your breath, and when you feel short on oxygen, breathe. All your cells need oxygen, that bad, all the time. If you cover up the cell with garbage, you block the oxygen from getting into the cell. If you cover it with enough toxicity, so much that 60 percent of the oxygen it needs constantly is not there, then that cell will be so short of breath its respiratory mechanism will be damaged.

In otherwords, if the oxygen's not there and the cell is trying to breathe, it will become so damaged that it can't breathe anymore. And when the cell can't breath because of the damaged respiratory mechanism, it mutates to survive. The poor cell drops 31 steps, down to the level of a green plant-type cell that just grows and grows. The cell has lost all its higher functions: it no longer heals or regulates things, it no longer makes hormones, it no longer digests your food. Whatever part of the bodythis mutating cell is in, it's dropped down to the level of a plant-type cell that just grows and grows and grows. Cancer.

Cells do this because of our DNAwired instinct to survive. There is not enough oxygen for it to breathe, yet the cell wants to survive-since our DNA & RNA has programmed this physical vehicle/body to survive in adverse conditions-so it will stay alive in a lower fo:m by changing to a fermentative respiration mechanism, meaning that our cells stop breathing oxygen and start fermenting glucose to make energy. Our bodies are full of glucose sugar. Our oxygen and body sugar are where we get our energy from, our adenosine triphosphate, ATP, the energy currency of the body.

So, normal cells, when denied enough oxygen by toxic slime for long enough, mutate and drop backward, devolving into a lowly plant-type cell that only ferments sugar. Now the ATP energy the cell tries to make at this point is very substandard lowoxygen ATP thatleaves lots of lactic acid residue. And we get no energy--Just pain from lactic acidosis, and other problems, thus damaging more cells. Around and around the damage goes, and that makes more cancer cells. It's all from a lack of oxygen.

Cancer is a fermentative disease caused by a compromised robust oxidative mechanism, giving you fermentation and uncontrolled cellular growth. Tumors are walled-off toxic waste dumps inside the body. We've seen many tumors injected directly with ozone melt from the inside out, dry up and fall off.

Let's ask two-time Nobel Prize winner Dr. Otto Warburg, himself. Here are excerpts from an article based on a lecture delivered at Stuttgart on May 25, 1955, before the German Central Committee for Cancer Control. It was first published in German [Naturwissenschaften 42,401 (1955)]. This translation was prepared by Dean Burk, Jehu Hunter and W. H. Everhardy of the U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD.

"The era in which the fermentation of the cancer cells or its importance could be disputed is over, and no one today can doubt that we understand the origin of cancer cells if we know how their large fermentation originates, or, to express it more fully, if we know how the damaged respiration and the excessive fermentation of the cancer cells originate.

"But, even for cancer, there is only one primary cause. Summarized in a few words, the main cause of cancer is the replacement of the respiration of oxygen in normal body cells by a fermentation of sugar."

"Because no cancer cell exists, the respiration of which is intact, it cannot be disputed that cancer could be prevented if the respiration of the body cells would be kept intact."

"But nobody today can say that one does not know what cancer and its prime cause [are]. On the contrary, there is no disease whose prime cause is better known, so that today ignorance is no longer an excuse that one cannot do more about prevention.

"That the prevention of cancer will come, there is no doubt, for man wishes to survive. But how long prevention will be avoided depends on how long the prophets of agnosticism will succeed in inhibiting the application of scientific knowledge in the cancer field. In the meantime, millions of men [and women] must die of cancer unnecessarily. "

There is plenty of further documentation proving "ozone works" to be found in major journals, some in the U.S., but mostly in Europe. (See my publication "03 vs. AIDS" or my web site: for hundreds of solid medical references about ozone treatments for all diseases.) Here is how ozone is properly delivered to the body.


The first thing to keep in mind is that not all ozone treatment is the same, and the effectiveness of any ozone treatment increases with the number of times it is given per day or week, the strength of the concentrations used, the quantities applied, and the delivery methods used. For example, 50 ccs of ozonated blood re-injected into you in a clinic every other week is nowhere near as effective as drinking ozonated water at home every day. Quantity, concentration and frequency are the keys. The aim is to safely and comfortably flood the body with oxygen by slowly building it up as you detoxify.

General guidelines: For best results during the treatment phase, ozone is applied once or twice daily, or perhaps every other day, in concentrations varying from I to 80 micrograms per cubic milliliter (mcg/ml3), in as great a quantity as can be safely and comfortably absorbed by the body. This is continued for as long as it takes, until the problems go away. Mild diseases may take a few treatments; chronic ones, several months. Very weak ozone concentrations of less than 0.05 parts per million by volume of air are commonly and safely inhaled during normal activities by hundreds of thousands of people; in fact, I'm doing it as I am writing this. Ozone air purifiers are very common, but this is a separate discussion.

The lower concentrations and quantities of ozone will aid healing and stimulate the immune system slightly, but these are usually ignored in favor of the real power of medical ozone, which is found to be generally centered around daily applications of 27 mcg/mI for internal work. Higher concentrations are used for external body work. The upper range tops out at around 70 mcg/ml3, and beyond that is controversial. These concentrations are never allowed to enter the lungs, which are too sensitive for anything other than concentrations around normal air levels of ozone or slightly higher.

I have interviewed hundreds of doctors, and thousands of patients using oxygen therapy. Here are the three top clinical ozone delivery methods used worldwide, and my ranking of them, the most effective one listed first. These are for seriously Ill people. Please only seek out an experienced and competently trained ozone therapist professional if you pursue them. Ozone has many subtleties, and a lot of M.D.'s may act knowledgeable but have little idea what ozone is all about.

Recirculatory autohemo perfusion: Also known as polyatomic apheresis, recirculatory autohemo perfusion is the creme de la creme of ozone delivery. Dirty, dark, diseased blood is taken out of one arm and ozonated with 27 mcg/ m13 ozone, and filtered, outside the body. Then the remaining clean, bright red, freshly sterilized and oxygenated blood is put back into the other arm. It's a complete body blood wash, highly effective in all ailments because the ozone-oxidized leftover garbage of dead microbes, diseased cells and detoxified by-products drops out of the blood into the external filters. The waste products are not sent back through the liver, kidney and lymph systems to irritate and perhaps weaken the body further,

as occurs in all other ozone methods. All other methods are handicapped by comparison. This method is so good that the medical industrial complex Immediately shuts down any attempts to test it, in any country. I knew of one dying patient who, during the first treatment, got up off the stretcher and walked out after just a few hours of this treatment.

IV slow injections of the 03 gas: No air with its non-absorbable nitrogen, just pure medical grade oxygen turned into medical grade ozone, which is injected through butterfly needles at a rate of I cc per minute into the blood, once or twice daily. Ten-cc syringes filled with 27mcg/ml3 ozone are used, one at a time, and refilled as needed, until you begin to get a chest, or throat, tickle or cough. When the body thus indicates it is full to overflowing, you stop the injection immediately. For safety, direct IV's are only given to patients who are lying completely flat before, during and after treatment, so t the ozone/ oxygen is slowly and evenly distributed throughout the body.

This was the most advanced and aggressive method around until the recirculatory autohemo perfusion came along, and is far more effective than autohernotherapy (see below). It is cheaper than both, due to using less equipment. Direct IV ozone is very

I very effective, but its not found very often

because the Germans-and the Americans who learn from them-are reluctant to use direct IV work due to habit and in some cases their investment in the machines they already have.

Autohemotherapy: This involves withdrawing approximately 600 ml of blood and re-infusing it into the body after gently putting 27mcg/ml3 ozone into It. Fifty years of safe use on millions of patients has a lot of weight. The drawback to its real effectiveness is that it is usually given only once or twice a week, because the patients can only afford that many treatments. If the doctors would switch to direct IV, the patients would pay the same but triple their bang for their bucks.


In no particular order of effectiveness, since no studies have been done, and treatment times and dosages vary so widely that we can't really compare them, here are the most common home self supplement type ozone treatment methods that I recommend, and use myself

Ozone sauna suit / bagging: Any or every body part, except the head, soaks in a bag full of humidified 27 mcg/ml3+ ozone for 15 minutes up to two hours or longer. You can use higher concentrations. Be careful not to breathe it. At a national health expo, a famous futurist's wife was so sick she couldn't leave their hotel room. A friend put her in a ozone sauna suit, and she soaked up the humidified ozone through her skin for an hour. While in the bag she was throwing up from her illnes, but one hour later she was well enough to go out to dinner with us!

Ozone steam cabinets: This involves sitting in a small steam chamber or being washed with hot high concentration ozonated steam/water below 40 degrees C., after which temperature the ozone is destroyed by the heat. This should be done for 20 minutes, up to one hour for the brave. Water carries ozone into the body, where the ozone saturates the body capillary networks transdermally. The entire body absorbs ozone except for the head. If used often enough, this method rivals autohernotherapy in dose loading, and it can be done at home. Be careful not to breathe it.

Ozone rectal insufflation: There are two methods. In the first an average of 1 1/2 liters of 27 mcg/ml 03 gas is infused up to three times a day into the colon and gently held for two minutes; if you're not able to hold it that long, repeat. You may experience cramps until you clean out. The new "Mr. Oxygen Method"Tm uses two catheters inserted into a clean colon, one way up, the

other short. Ozone continually goes into the long one and soaks into the miles of blood vessels around the colon, and any excess oxygen vents out of the short one, for up to an hour.

Ozone charged drinking water: Bubble 03 into water, which must be imbibed immediately all daylong while the 03 is still in the glass. Be careful not to breathe it.

Ozone vaginal insufflation: Average 5-15 minutes of insufflating the body cavity.

Ozone ear insufflation: Average 5 minutes of letting 03 fall Into the ear cavities. Don't put pressure on eardrum.

Ozone air purification: Continual low levels of ozone sterilize and rejuvenate the room air. 03 breathed in very low ambient concentrations (please seek guidance) slowly cleans the lungs and therefore the blood, over time.

You need plenty of water and antioxidant support while doing any of the above. Many people often combine two or more of the above methods. Any one of the high-dosage home methods can be better than another if you can safely do it longer stronger, and more often. The trick is to always balance ozone dose loading versus the detoxification process that occurs as ozone moves out the garbage. Keep it mild and gentle, slow and steady, and do not waver.

I have seen many people sent home to die with cancer, who then used proper ozone therapies and ended up perfectly healthy 5 years later. But they stuck to a full protocol-getting it daily, in the right dosages and the right concentrations, and combining it with other significant modal Ines. People who are too far gone, have never tried it, have only "dabbled" in it or have gone to a well meaning but undertrained ozone therapist are the ones who end up being the nay-sayers.

Go ahead and ask anyone who is disrespecting ozone: Did you work up to using at least 150 cc (not the starting dosage) of 27-42 mcg/ml concentration strength of only pure medical ozone gas? Was it applied once or twice a day, every single day, for at least six weeks? Was the ozone delivered by IV or better? If anyone said it's dangerous or ineffective, they're doing it wrong! Ninety-nine percent of the many successful ozone-using people who I have interviewed-and written or spoken about-have received ozone only this proper way. And none were hurt. Those who use ozone correctly continue to come back for more, because they realize the benefits within their own bodies.

The German Medical Society has published that 384,775 patients were treated with ozone with a minimum of 5,579,238 applications and the side effect rate observed was only .000005 per application! The report also stated "The majority of adverse effects were caused by ignorance about ozone therapy (operator error)." The University of Innsbruck's Forensic Institute published Dr. Zacob's dissertation quoting this in The Empirical Medical Acts of Germany.

Please only work with competently trained healthcare professionals who are real ozone specialists skilled in the oxidative modalities.

Copyright 2000 by Ed McCabe. All rights reserved.

This article is a part of the much larger body of work from Ed McCabe. He has been investigating, teaching and publishing about oxygen therapies for 12 years. He wrote the revealing "Ozone vs. AIDS and Cancer," which details the history and suppression of ozone therapies in the U.S. His first work, the self-published best seller Oxygen Thera pi es: A New Way of Approaching Disease has sold over 200,000 copies byword of mouth.

Over the past 12 years, Ed McCabe has appeared on over 1,500 radio, TV and speaking platforms.

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