FDA Warns Of Fake Cancer Cures Sold On Internet

June 18, 2008

The FDA has released a warning in regards to Washington (ChattahBox) – The FDA has released a warning in regards to “cure cancer” products being sold online. The FDA has stated that these fake cancer cures being sold on the internet can prove to be quite dangerous to patients.

The federal agency has stressed that they have not approved these products in any way, and that cancer patients should not use these products in replacement of other treatment methods.

Over 125 products were part of the letters sent to companies by the FDA.

The FDA has asked these companies to stop marketing these “cancer cure” products. They have demanded that theys top marketing these treatments, which claim to cure cancer in as little as 3 days.

The agency has stated that these products contain ingredients such as shark cartilage and mushrooms.

If the companies fail to comply, the FDA is expected to file charges.


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