“Chemotherapy is for losers”: A tragic tale of cancer, naturopathic quackery, and murder

When a patient and family trust a naturopath rather than oncologists and oncologic surgeons, the result is often tragic. In this case, Fikreta Ibrisevic trusted naturopath Juan Sanchez Gonzalez instead of real doctors to treat her rhabdomyosarcoma in 2015. The results were as tragic as expected. What happened next was not expected and amplified the horror of the outcome, as in his grief over his wife’s death Ibrisevic’s husband Omer Ahmetovic went beyond suing for malpractice. “Chemotherapy is for losers”: A tragic tale of cancer, naturopathic quackery, and murder David Gorski

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