Asking for Miracle Cure — Doctors Have Given Up

Dear Dr Teo,

My name is vV. I come from indonesia. My sister is diagnosed with breast ca 3 years ago with initial stage of 2a. Until last year november , she been doing holistic treatment i.e , gerson method

The cancer was not healing until last year and she opted for medical treatment in USA. She’s doing chemo and on april 2014 she is confirm to be heal. The ca marker is close to normal. Everything went well until last july. She got a cough very bad one. And she went to doctor and the doctor said that the ca recur and now is attacking his lungs. The diagnosed for the stage is IV.

She started to do chemo again however, her cough is getting worse until one day , 3 weeks ago she’s having difficulty to breath and admitted to hospital.

The doctor suggested my sister to depend on O2 for good with the level of 3 liter / minute.

2 weeks ago suddenly she’s suffocate and again admitted to hospital. The O2 level went up into 8 liter / minute. The oncologist and lungs specialist already gave up all of her treatment as well as the chemo. They said now the main aim is for my sister to have a quality of life. That was 7 days ago.

Today , the nurse who came to check upon my sister suddenly said that she is dying and stated that she only got less than 2 weeks to live.

With this email, i want to ask if you have a miracle cure for cancer if all of the doctor already give up.

I heard that you are specialized in keladi tikus for cancer. And if so , please give me recommendation on the recommend dosage.  If possible please recommend us what kind of treatment to prolong her life.

If you need her medical report i will email you the detail. I really appreciate your help doctor.

Thank you so much

Reply:  I am sorry I have no miracle cure.

Lung Cancer from Singapore: I don’t wish to play god!

Dear Mr Teo.

My husband age 61 diagnosed with lung cancer 2 years ago, he was on iressa since last year September 2013, 2 months ago the oncology asked him to start chemo as he has developed tightness in the chest, we decline so just has to carry on with iressa.

2 weeks ago he has developed bloatedness  in the stomach with  wind and fluid and again oncology scheduled him for chemo this coming Monday. Currently he feels  very fatigue and is too weak to go for chemo cause he lose a lot a weight.

We are not in favour of chemo because in year 2012 he had gone through that already and we find it is too damaging to the lung and show no result because 10 months later lung had fluid.

As I understand your consultation time is only 2 hour,  if we travel from Spore are we able to see u on Sunday as you’ve indicated priority only given to the elderly and very ill from the web it looks.

Thank you and looking forward to your reply. Dated: 5 July 2014.

Reply: Bring all the medical reports and scan. I see patients until everyone is done …even until mid night. nothing to worry.


Dear Mr Teo

Thank you for your favourable reply, hope to see  you soon.

Dear Mr Teo


I ‘ve made travel arrangemnent with my husband to see you this Sunday 13/7/2014.


Reply: Bring all the medical reports and scan …see you. 

Dear Dr Teo

I m sorry that I’ve to postpone the travel plan as my husband not so suitable to travel for the time being. However, we will come and see you when he is more fit to travel.

Dear Dr Teo,

Sorry to bother you again,  2 weeks ago I have made arrangement and was about to come and see you, however,  my husband condition is getting worse as his abdomen slowly  bloated with fluid since beginning of July,  he withdraw at the last minute as we were about to leave cause he was feeling uncomfortable and started to  have difficulty to walk. He is currently hospitalization for 1 week  and has been extracted almost 6 litres of fluid and stomach now still bloated with wind and  Doctor found cancer cell present in the fluid and the gut area is sticky with fluid. And we also fully aware that the fluid will accumulate again anytime.

Dr Teo  I sincerely hope with your help at least he can be treated as we are totally lost,  for a man at 5 ’11” only now  left with 50Kg and the doc  keep asking him take food with high protein. (Ensure)  Dr Teo I wish I would have known you earlier as I read article written by Dr Liu Chu Nan three years ago but she did not quote your name, only  know you in  July 2014 when I read the book written by Betty Khoo.

The solution of my husband condition given by the  oncology  is definitely chemo,  Cisplation + pemefrexed = avastin.

Dated: 24 July 2014 

Dear Dr Teo,

I’ ve thought of using plant protein, however, due to the bloatedness of his stomach, some  products contain of soy, beans and nuts are out such as anyway , my husband is so desperately to gain weight now as he is too weak to walk.

May I know is there any hope for his case, the more I pray his condition getting worse. But I m not ready to let go as God has promised us ask will be given and I find this cross is too heavy for me to carry. 

Dear Dr Teo,

I knew that chemo and ensure are not good product .

From the very beginning (stage II) , I  already aware that lung cancer is a very difficult to battle, but at that moment we can find any suitable TCM in Singapore, some even rejected when they heard is lung CA , some demand a very high price (S$500 for 1 consultation with 2 wks medicine). Although my husband is at the advance stage but I still do not wish to give up till the end cause I ve seen many similar terminal stage and get healed. I was very touched by the wording  which  you have put in the mission and principle of you and your team.

I  also read in your case 2  which I found quite similar to my husband that James suffered from colon cancer and his stomach also bloated and distended.  Therefore I sincerely hope that at least you allow me to make a trip down to see you  and give my husband a chance, perhaps in  God’s guidance  at least can relief him some of his discomfort from his current condition which the oncology unable to give him.  

Reply: Anyone can come and see me — that is not a problem. But if you are too sick— it is not good to travel …so don’t bring the sick…. Also if the doctors have already done everything and nothing seems to work….what can I do? I don’t wish to play god and mislead people …. I also believe that if God wants to do a miracle, He does not need Chris Teo …. so, by all means come but don’t expect me to cure you.



Lung Cancer from Jakarta

Dear Prof Chris,

My name is R from Jakarta, Indonesia. I would like to go to Penang and meet you to consult regarding my mother ASAP. But do we need to do any appointment before?

Here is a short story about my mother:

My mother has a lung cancer and it was diagnosed around 1 month ago. She always got cough so she went for a medical checkup at Kuching, and they found out that there was liquid inside her lung. They found out that the cancer was stage 4 and her lung looks like a bird nest.

Right now, my mother still in Kuching, So i attach the first visit form regarding my mother. We don’t know what to do. We thought drinking herbal might makes her at least better or makes some improvement. Thanks for your attention Prof, hope to receiving your reply ASAP.

Age : 55 

Gender : Female 

Part A : Medical history 

Cancer: Lung, stage 4, extent of spread : stomach 

How it started : start coughing around 4 month ago, what doctors you have seen and the treatments given : Sucking the liquid from lung and stomach, shots inside her lung.

 Part B : Your Current Medications 

Are you currently on any herbs? If yes, are they effective? Give details : No medications at all, the doctor tell us to do chemotherapy or expensive medicine. 

You may continue to take your doctor’s medication, nutrients and vitamin supplements but list down what you are taking : Multivitamin A-Ztab qty : 14 EA, Omeprazole (omelon) 20mg caps, Panadeine tabs, bisacodly 5mg tabs

Part C: Your Current Health 

The more details you provide, the better we can understand your problems. 

1. Are you in pain? Where, how often/serious? 

2. Can you sleep? No, must with some medicine 

3. Feeling tired? Yes 

4. How often is your bowel movement? Difficult, constipated, with blood? 

5. How is your appetite? Doesn’t have any apetite 

6. Any swelling? Where? 

7. Do you have: Gastric problems? Diabetes? High blood pressure? 

8. Urination – frequency? painful? with blood? 

9. Cough? What phlegm colour (white/yellow)? Yes,White 

10. Difficulty in breathing? Yes, hard to breath

Lung-Brain Cancer from Jakarta

Dear Prof Chris,

My name is K H and I am from Jakarta, Indonesia. I would like to go to Penang and meet you to consult regarding my father ASAP. But do we need to do any appointment before? Or we can just come any time?

Here is a short story about my father:

My father has a lung cancer and it was diagnosed around 1,5 years ago. He felt uncomfortable around his left chest so he went for a medical checkup, and they found out that there was liquid inside his lung. So he went for a surgery and they found out that the cancer was stage 3B.

Not long after the first surgery was taken, the cancer cell spread to the abdomen because they found liquid around that area (apparently his cancer cell is the type that produce liquid). We took the liquid out, but the liquid came back again.

Then the cell spread to the brain because there is liquid in his brain. Then we took it out also, but the doctor said that the liquid in his brain can only be taken out twice or three times a year, but my dad has took it us four times.

So his status now is weak, doctor has stopped his chemo so currently he doesn’t have any medication and he has been hospitalised for almost a month. He still has the energy to walk and to talk, but the only concern is he keeps on vomiting, and couldn’t eat, because he will keeps on vomiting again.

Also, for 3 weeks, he couldn’t catch the conversation like usual. He will forget things, and keep on repeating certain words. We understand it might be the liquid inside his brain is increasing and the liquid pressured the brain, and that’s why he keeps on vomiting.

We don’t know what to do… we have no direction. We thought drinking herbal might makes him at least better or we can see an improvement. Thanks for your attention Prof, hope to receiving your email really, really soon.

Reply: Yes, come and see me with all the medical reports and scans ….. Friday at 3 pm on wards or Sunday at 7 pm on wards.


Lung Cancer from Singapore – no cure, less than a year to live

Hello Dr Chris,

My mother was having an stage 4 lung cancer, we was told by the doctor there is no cure on her case, she is 70 years, doctor given her less than a year to live, she is a recovered cervical cancer patient which was detected more than 5 years ago, this lung cancer is spread from the previous one.

Doctor said chemo is the only way to treat her, but we are not intended to do this for her, consider at her age and the

current health situation, we would like to seek for chinese traditional treatment, i am very greatful if you can give me

anyway of advise or to have a chance to contact or meet up with you, i am a Singaporean living in Singapore, very greatful

to you if  you can leave your contact number for me to contact you, Thanks for your time for reading this Email.

Reply: No use to talk or write email. Just come and see me with all the medical reports.

Chemo: Alimta, Carboplatin, Avastin — cancer spread and spread. Hole in the intestine!

Dear prof chris,
I am len the daughter of ASH. we come from surabaya, indonesia.  i need your help to have consultation about my father’s condition.

In nov 2013 my father was diagnosed by dr PE. with lung cancer that spread in lymph nodes n adrenal (non-small lung cancer) and he got biopsy with dr AT. dr PE recommend us to dr Lim for the oncologist. my father get chemotherapy with alimta, carboplatin, avastin that done every 3 weeks.

after the first chemo he felt pain in his neck we already told dr lim adn we went to met ENT dr RB and he gave medicine. after second chemo he felt pain in his tongue and we told dr lim and he recommend to see dental dr Chan so we went there to and also went back to ent dr RB and he said it just small infection so doctor gave medicine.

before third chemo he done the ct scan and the cancer shrink about 50% dr lim said but he still felt pain in his neck, tongue and teeth and we told dr lim n ent doctor.ent doctor give medicine n said if he still felt pain maybe he need a ct scan when the next chemo.

a week after the fourth chemo my father get jejunum perforation at his stomach and got operation in indonesia at 18 feb 2014.after his recovery we go back to singapore to meet dr lim in 19 march 2014.when we meet him he stop the chemo because my father still weak n get pain inside his right mouth. we decide to met anothet ent dr CCT in 20 march n doctor said we should do mri tongue urgently and the same we do MRI. In 21 march we see dr CCT about the mri and he said my father got tumour in his tongue and need radiotheraphy that dr lim said too.

So we met dr LKS he gave option for us (do radiotherapy for 6-7weeks for tongue but he worried about lung n stomach or 2 weeks radiotherapy and continue with chemo for tongue, lung, stomach or do chemo for tongue, lung and stomach).

My family told us about you and penang cancer centre so we want to know more about that.
Can i have appointment with prof in this week? Thank you for helping.

bevacizumab = Avastin

May 27, 2009 – Bevacizumab has been associated with gastrointestinal perforations. Now, a meta-analysis indicates that the drug significantly increases the …

Gastrointestinal (GI) perforation: Treatment with Avastin can result in the development of a serious side effect called GI perforation, which is the development of a …

National Center for Biotechnology Information by S Sliesoraitis – ‎2011 – ‎Cited by 4 – ‎Related articles

Bevacizumab has shown efficacy in many different malignancies and is approved … Incidence; Intestinal Perforation/chemically induced*; Intestinal Perforation/ …

National Center for Biotechnology Information

by S Hapani – ‎2009 – ‎Cited by 199 – ‎Related articles

BACKGROUND: Gastrointestinal perforation is a serious adverse event associated with bevacizumab, an inhibitor of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) .. 

The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association

by S Sliesoraitis – ‎2011 – ‎Cited by 5 – ‎Related articles

Jul 1, 2011 – Tumor structure may provide some stability to the intestinal wall itself, and tumor death creates an area of disruption susceptible to perforation.5 …

The most serious side effects (not common, but sometimes fatal): Gastrointestinal (GI)perforation. A hole that develops in your stomach or intestine.

The incidence of gastrointestinal perforation, some fatal, in Avastin-treated patients ranges from 0.3 to 2.4%. Discontinue Avastin in patients with gastrointestinal …

Annals of Oncology  by BD Badgwell – ‎2007 – ‎Cited by 95 – ‎Related articles

Nov 16, 2007 – Another potentially serious adverse effect of bevacizumab isgastrointestinal (GI) perforation [12]. GI perforation was found to be an uncommon …

The Lancet by S Hapani – ‎2009 – ‎Cited by 199 – ‎Related articles

May 25, 2009 – Risk of gastrointestinal perforation in patients with cancer treated withbevacizumab: a meta-analysis. By – Sanjaykumar Hapani MD, David Chu …

Gastrointestinal Perforation in Patients with Metastatic .


Lung – Bone – Brain Cancer from Semarang

Dear Dr. Chris,

My Name is Na. My father, 54 years old had lung cancer in the stadium 4. Carsinoma Scuamous Cell already spread in all over my father’s lung. The worse thing is that the cancer already metastased into the brain and his kidney. what already informed by neural specialist was the cancer in his brain was very near to the rod’s brain, so small infection will be very serious.

My fathers condition is very weak, couldnt wake up. Last treatment from doctor was to make him in better condition and to give chemotherapy/radiation. Due to his condition its not possible and our family also think that it will take too much risk for him. One doctor advised to get Iressa/Tarceva but its still not quaranteed and very expensive and surely its have side effect.

We are already searching all over sources, we try to get alternative herbal medicine but none seems to make him better.

Now, we kindly ask your help to give your advise to make him at least getting better or life longer. Any advise from you is very much appreciated.

Thank you very much doctor. 

Reply: Where are you from? Can you come and see me with all the medical reports need to bring the paitents.

Dear dr. Chris,

I am come from Indonesia. I would  go there to see you, but i must accompany my father in his critical time. The neural specialist said that he must going trough the 10 days phase of critical time which will end at next friday.

Is it possible to send the data through email? Any other option that we can do rather than flying there?
If the only option i must go there, then should i make the appointment? I just cant be far away from my dad long time, leaving him suffering only accompany by my mother that is also weak & crying all time. I am sorry that i must tell you this doc.

Thank you very much for your response doctor.

Reply: Indonesia —where?

Dear dr. Chris,

We live at Semarang, Central Java. Is there any branch in Indonesia that we can contact?