Dr. M. Jawed Iqbal, Ph.D., was the research director and head of the Tumor Biology Unit of the Department of Surgery at Kings College School of Medicine and Dentistry of London University in 1986 when he first became aware of my findings that dehydration is the primary cause of pain and disease, including cancer, in the human body. He was asked by the Foundation for the Simple in Medicine (founder was Dr.F.Batmanghelidj, M.D. author of book "Your Body's Many Cries for Water".) to evaluate my thesis that chronic unintentional dehydration is the cause of cancer formation in the human body. In the tradition of all past chemists, he spent six months trying to discover what element becomes the active agent that causes cancer. When he could find no particular element that could possibly trigger cancer cell formation, he was upset at his wasted time. I pointed out to him that when the human body gets chronically and increasingly dehydrated, it suffers a multisystem upheaval in its regulatory physiological functions - to the point that cancer could result, because all the checks and balances in body chemical disintegrate.
His own words describe what happened next: "Suddenly, I became aware of a totally new horizon to research. A subsequent six months' evaluation of the systems approach to disease made a four-dimensional view to disease emergence possible. All of a sudden, the foundation's systems approach, as a grassroots basis for future research, made absolute sense - at the same time that it exposed the insufficiency of the solutes approach to the art of the soluble."
2.Dr John G. Delinassios, Ph.D., is the founder of the International Institute of Cancer Research in Greece and the editor in chief of the internationally acclaimed journal Anticancer Research.
Dr. Iqbal and Dr. Delinassios got together and agreed to convene an international workshop of cancer researchers to hear and discuss my physiological approach to cancer formation in the human body. This conference took place October 15th-18th, 1987, in Chalkis, Greece.
My guest lecture, "Pain : A Need for Paradigm Change," was published in Anticancer Research : International Journal of Cancer Research and Treatment , Vol.7, no. 5B (Sept. - Oct. 1987)
Among the eminent cancer researchers who became aware of the value of systems approach to future cancer research, and recognized its merit, was Professor G. P. Murphy, then director of Cancer Research Society.
Alas, if the use of water for cancer prevention had commercial value, it would have been a thoroughly researched process by now, and this book-log - the only published information on chronic unintentional dehydration and cancer formation in the body - would have been redundant.
F.Batmanghelidj, M. D.