WHAT IS MISDIRECTION? Critiquing “Antineoplastons: Has the FDA kept its promise to the American people ?”

March 29, 1996

Then United States Food and Drug Administration Commissioner, David Kessler told the American people:

1. We will eliminate unnecessary paperwork … that used to delay or discourage … cancer research … by non-commercial clinical investigators

2. The … FDA’s initiatives … will allow …the agency … to rely on smaller trialsfewer patients … if there is evidence … of partial response in clinical trials

I don’t want to get into any particular … agent … except let me point out … that … the information needs to be part … of clinical trials

3. We will accept … less informationup front

4. we’re going to require further study AFTERapproval … because the science … has matured

5. The important – point … is that information needs to be gathered … through scientific means … through clinical – trials … and I think – that’s … that’s very important uhh very … important point

You can’t … just … use an agent here – or there … you have to use it … as part of a clinical trial … so we can get information … on whether the drug works

6. The uhh agency has … many … trials … has has approved trials … for patients … with antineoplastons

7. We are committed to providing expanded access … availability … for American patients for any drug … there’s reason to believe … may work
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BOTTOM LINE:
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Everything else is MISDIRECTION
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https://stanislawrajmundburzynski.wordpress.com/2013/03/22/antineoplastons-has-the-fda-kept-its-promise-to-the-american-people
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A. What is the FDA’s definition of “unnecessary paperwork”?

B. What is the FDA’s definition of “smaller trials”?

C. What is the FDA’s definition of “fewer patients”?

D. What is the FDA’s definition of “evidence … of partial response“?

E. What is the FDA’s definition of “less information … up front”?

F. What is the FDA’s definition of “we’re going to require further study AFTER … approval”?

G. What is the FDA’s definition of “We are committed to providing expanded access … availability … for American patients for any drug … there’s reason to believe … may work”?
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2003 – 2009 Phase II preliminary
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2003 – Phase II
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/12718563
Drugs R D. 2003;4(2):91-101
(Drugs in R and D / Drugs in Research and Development)

2003: Protocol – recurrent diffuse intrinsic brain stem glioma

12 – Patients Accrued
10 – Evaluable Patients

2 / 20% – # and % of Patients Showing Complete Response
3 / 30% – # and % of Patients Showing Partial Response
3 / 30% – # and % of Patients Showing Stable Disease
2 / 20% – # and % of Patients Showing Progressive Disease
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http://www.burzynskiclinic.com/scientific-publications.html
Interim Reports on Clinial Trials:

1. 10/2003

NEURO-ONCOLOGY

Burzynski, S.R., Weaver, R.A., Bestak, M., Lewy, R.I., Janicki, T.J., Jurida, G.F., Paszkowiak, J.K., Szymkowski, B.G., Khan, M.I.

Phase II study of Antineoplastons A10 and AS2-1 (ANP) in children with recurrent and progressive MULTICENTRIC GLIOMA

A preliminary report
http://www.burzynskiclinic.com/images/stories/Publications/970.pdf
Neuro-Oncology. 2003; 5: 358
Volume 5 Issue 4 October 2003

10/2003 – Protocol – MULTICENTRIC GLIOMA

12 – Children Patients Accrued
10 – Evaluable Patients
(9 months-17 years / 9 – median age)

4 / 33% – # and % of Patients Showing Complete Response
2 / 25% – # and % of Patients Showing Partial Response
4 / 33% – # and % of Patients Showing Stable Disease
0 / 0% – # and % of Patients Showing Progressive Disease
1 / 9% – # and % of Patients Nonevaluable due to only 4 weeks of treatment / lack of follow-up scans
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Interim Reports on Clinial Trials:

16. 2003

DRUGS IN R&D
Drugs in R and D
(Drugs in Research and Development)

BT-11
BRAIN STEM GLIOMA

Phase II study of antineoplaston A10 and AS2-1 in patients with recurrent diffuse intrinsic BRAIN STEM GLIOMA:

a preliminary report.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12718563
Burzynski, S.R., Lewy, R.I., Weaver, R.A., Axler, M.L., Janicki, T.J., Jurida, G.F., Paszkowiak, J.K., Szymkowski, B.G., Khan, M.I., Bestak, M.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/12718563
Drugs R D. 2003;4(2):91-101
Drugs in R&D 2003;4:91-101
http://www.burzynskiclinic.com/images/stories/Publications/960.pdf

Pgs. 91-92 and 95

3/1996 – Protocol – recurrent diffuse intrinsic BRAIN STEM GLIOMA (3/1996 – 5/1999 enrolled / Pg. 94)

12 – Patients Accrued (6 males / 6 females)
(4-29 years / 10 – median age)
10 – Evaluable Patients

2 / 20% – # and % of Patients Showing Complete Response
3 / 30% – # and % of Patients Showing Partial Response
3 / 30% – # and % of Patients Showing Stable Disease
2 / 20% – # and % of Patients Showing Progressive Disease
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2004 – Phase II
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/15563234
Drugs R D. 2004;5(6):315-26
(Drugs in R and D / Drugs in Research and Development)

2004: Protocol – incurable recurrent and progressive multicentric glioma

12 – Patients Accrued
(9 – median age)
11 – Evaluable Patients

4 / 33% – # and % of Patients Showing Complete Response
3 / 25% – # and % of Patients Showing Partial Response
4 / 33% – # and % of Patients Showing Stable Disease
0 / 0% – # and % of Patients Showing Progressive Disease
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Interim Reports on Clinial Trials:

2. 10/2004

NEURO-ONCOLOGY

BT-20
Patients With GLIOBLASTOMA MULTIFORME (GBM)

Weaver, R.A., Burzynski, S.R., Bestak, M., Lewy, R.I., Janicki, T.J., Szymkowski, B., Jurida, G., Khan, M.I., Dolgopolov, V.

Phase II study of Antineoplastons A10 and AS2-1 (ANP) in recurrent GLIOBLASTOMA MULTIFORME
http://www.burzynskiclinic.com/images/stories/Publications/1218.pdf
Neuro-Oncology. 2004; 6: 384
Volume 6 Issue 4 October 2004
Abstracts from the Society for Neuro-Oncology Ninth Annual Meeting, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, November 18-21, 2004

Pg. 385

10/2004 – Protocol – glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) which recurred or progressed post surgery, radiation therapy, and / or chemotherapy

22 – Evaluable Patients
(6 men / 16 women / 27-63 /47 – median age)

1 / 4.5% – # and % of Patients Showing Complete Response
1 / 4.5% – # and % of Patients Showing Partial Response
12 / 54.5% – # and % of Patients Showing Stable Disease
8 / 36.5% – # and % of Patients Showing Progressive Disease
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Interim Reports on Clinial Trials:

3. 10/2004 (DBSG)

NEURO-ONCOLOGY

Burzynski, S.R., Weaver, R. Bestak. M., Lewy, R.I., Janicki, T., Jurida, G., Szymkowski, B., Khan, M., Dolgopolov, V.

Long-term survivals in phase II studies of Antineoplastons A10 and AS2-1 (ANP) in patients with diffuse intrinsic BRAIN STEM GLIOMA
http://www.burzynskiclinic.com/images/stories/Publications/1219.pdf
Neuro-Oncology. 2004; 6: 386
Volume 6 Issue 4 October 2004

60 patients
(31 didn’t meet admission criteria to the study and were treated under Special Exception (SE))

10/2004 – Protocol – patients with diffuse intrinsic BRAIN STEM GLIOMA (DBSG)

29 – Evaluable Patients

7 / 24% – # and % of Patients Showing Complete Response
6 / 21% – # and % of Patients Showing Partial Response
6 / 21% – # and % of Patients Showing Stable Disease
10 / 34% – # and % of Patients Showing Progressive Disease
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31 – Evaluable Patients: Special exception (SE)

5 / 16% – # and % of Patients Showing Complete Response
2 / 6% – # and % of Patients Showing Partial Response
16 / 52% – # and % of Patients Showing Stable Disease
8 / 26% – # and % of Patients Showing Progressive Disease
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Interim Reports on Clinial Trials:

4. 10/2004 (AT/RT of CNS)

NEURO-ONCOLOGY

BT-14

CHILDREN WITH RHABDOID TUMOR OF THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM

Burzynski, S.R., Weaver, R. Bestak. M., Janicki, T., Jurida, G., Szymkowski, B., Khan, M., Dolgopolov, V.

Phase II studies of antineoplastons A10 and AS2-1 (ANP) in children with atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumors (AT/RT) of the central nervous system

A preliminary report
http://www.burzynskiclinic.com/images/stories/Publications/1146.pdf
Neuro-Oncology. 2004; 6: 427
Volume 6 Issue 4 October 2004
Abstracts from the Eleventh International Symposium on Pediatric Neuro-Oncology, Boston, Massachusetts, June 13-16, 2004

10/2004 – Protocol – children with atypical teratoid / rhabdoid tumors (AT / RT) of the central nervous system

11 – Children Patients Accrued
8 – Evaluable Patients
(7 treated under Special Exception (SE))

2 / 25% – # and % of Patients Showing Complete Response
1 / 12.5% – # and % of Patients Showing Partial Response
1 / 12.5% – # and % of Patients Showing Stable Disease
4 / 50% – # and % of Patients Showing Progressive Disease
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Interim Reports on Clinial Trials:

5. 10/2004

NEURO-ONCOLOGY

BT-12

CHILDREN WITH PRIMITIVE NEUROECTODERMAL TUMORS (PNET)

Burzynski, S.R., Weaver, R. Bestak. M., Janicki, T., Szymkowski, B., Jurida, G., Khan, M., Dolgopolov, V.

Treatment of PRIMITIVE NEUROECTODERMAL TUMORS (PNET) with antineoplastons A10 and AS2-1 (ANP)

Preliminary results of phase II studies
http://www.burzynskiclinic.com/images/stories/Publications/1147.pdf
Neuro-Oncology. 2004; 6: 428
Volume 6 Issue 4 October 2004
Abstracts from the Eleventh International Symposium on Pediatric Neuro-Oncology

10/2004 – Protocol – PRIMITIVE NEUROECTODERMAL TUMORS (PNET)

17 – Patients Accrued
15 – Evaluable Patients
(12 months – 23 years / 6 – median age)

3 / 20% – # and % of Patients Showing Complete Response
2 / 13.4% – # and % of Patients Showing Partial Response
5 / 33.3% – # and % of Patients Showing Stable Disease
5 / 33.3% – # and % of Patients Showing Progressive Disease
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Interim Reports on Clinial Trials:

17. 2004

DRUGS IN R&D
Drugs in R and D
(Drugs in Research and Development)

Burzynski, S.R., Weaver, R., Lewy, R., Janicki, T. Jurida, G., Szymkowski, B., Khan, M., Bestak, M.

Phase II study of antineoplaston A10 and AS2-1 in children with recurrent and progressive multicentric glioma.

A Preliminary Report.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15563234
Drugs R&D 2004;5(6):315-326.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/15563234
Drugs R D. 2004;5(6):315-26
http://www.burzynskiclinic.com/images/stories/Publications/1194.pdf

incurable recurrent and progressive multicentric glioma

Pg. 320

3 – treated under Special Exception (SE) granted by the US FDA

Pgs. 317 and 320

7/31/1996 – (7/31/1996 – 4/3/2002 as of 3/1/2004) Protocol – children with recurrent and progressive multicentric glioma (MCG)

Pg. 317

BT-13

children with low-grade astrocytoma

BT-23

children with visual pathway gliomas


Pgs. 317 and 320-321

12 – Children Patients Accrued (Pgs. 315-316)
(9 months – 17 years / 9- median age)
(6 – male / 6 – females)
10 – Evaluable Patients (Pg. 315)

4 / 33% – # and % of Patients Showing Complete Response
3 / 25% – # and % of Patients Showing Partial Response
4 / 33% – # and % of Patients Showing Stable Disease
0 / 0% – # and % of Patients Showing Progressive Disease
1 / 9% – # and % of Patients Non-evaluable
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Pg. 325

Compare: Chamberlain and Grafe. [38]

1995 – Protocol – solitary recurrent chiasmatic hypothalamic gliomas treated with oral etoposide


14 – Patients Accrued
14 – Evaluable Patients

1 / 7% – # and % of Patients Showing Complete Response
4 / 29% – # and % of Patients Showing Partial Response
3 / 21% – # and % of Patients Showing Stable Disease
6 / 43% – # and % of Patients Showing Progressive Disease

Pg. 326

38. Chamberlain MC, Grafe MR. Recurrent chiasmatic-hypothalamic glioma treated with oral etoposide. J Clin Oncol 1995; 13: 2072-6
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7636550/
J Clin Oncol. 1995 Aug;13(8):2072-6.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/7636550/
Department of Neurosciences, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, USA.
http://m.jco.ascopubs.org/content/13/8/2072.long
Arch Neurol. 1995 May;52(5):509-13.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7733847/
Department of Neurosciences, University of California-San Diego, USA.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/7733847/
Arch Neurol. 1995;52(5):509-513. doi:10.1001/archneur.1995.00540290099024.
http://archneur.jamanetwork.com/Mobile/article.aspx?articleid=593460
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Compare: The Pediatric Oncology Group. [39]

10/2000 – Protocol – solitary progressive optic pathway tumors with carboplatin

50 – Patients Accrued
50 – Evaluable Patients

2 / 4% – # and % of Patients Showing Partial Response
37 / 74% – # and % of Patients Showing Stable Disease
11 / 22% – # and % of Patients Showing Progressive Disease

39. Mahoney DH, Cohen ME, Friedman HS, et al. Carboplatin is effective therapy for young children with progressive optic pathway tumors: a Pediatric Oncology Group phase II study. Neuro-oncol 2000; 2: 213-20
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11265230/
Neuro Oncol. 2000 Oct;2(4):213-20.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/11265230/
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1920597/

http://neuro-oncology.oxfordjournals.org/content/2/4/213.full.pdf
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2005 – Phase II
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/15911929
Integr Cancer Ther. 2005 Jun;4(2):168-77
(Integrative Cancer Therapies)

2005: Protocol – recurrent disease or high risk

13 – Patients Accrued
(1-11 – age / 5 years 11 months – median age)
13 – Evaluable Patients

3 / 23% – # and % of Patients Showing Complete Response
1 / 8% – # and % of Patients Showing Partial Response
4 / 31% – # and % of Patients Showing Stable Disease
5 / 38% – # and % of Patients Showing Progressive Disease
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(Updated 2007)
http://www.cancer-therapy.org/CT/v5/B/HTML/42._Burzynski,_379-390.html
2005 – Protocol – incurable recurrent and progressive multicentric glioma

13 – Patients Accrued

3 / 23% – # and % of Patients Showing Complete Response
1 / 8% – # and % of Patients Showing Partial Response
4 / 31% – # and % of Patients Showing Stable Disease
5 / 38% – # and % of Patients Showing Progressive Disease
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2006 – Phase II
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/16484713
Integr Cancer Ther. 2006 Mar;5(1):40-7
(Integrative Cancer Therapies)

2006: Protocol – high-grade pathology (HBSG)

– Patients Accrued
18 – Evaluable Patients

2 / 11% – # and % of Patients Showing Complete Response
2 / 11% – # and % of Patients Showing Partial Response
7 / 39% – # and % of Patients Showing Stable Disease
7 / 39% – # and % of Patients Showing Progressive Disease
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Interim Reports on Clinial Trials:

BT-03


BT-11

BRAIN STEM GLIOMA (BSG)

BT-18

6. MIXED GLIOMA

ADULT PATIENTS WITH MIXED GLIOMA

“mixed glioma”, a type of primary malignant brain tumor (PMBT)

BT-22

8. CHILDREN WITH PRIMARY MALIGNANT BRAIN TUMORS

CAN-01 (CAN-1)

PATIENTS WITH REFRACTORY MALIGNANCIES

19. 3/2006

Burzynski, S.R., Janicki, T.J., Weaver, R.A., Burzynski, B. Targeted therapy with Antineoplastons A10 and AS2-1 of high grade, recurrent, and progressive BRAINSTEM GLIOMA. Integrative Cancer Therapies 2006;5(1):40-47
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16484713
Integr Cancer Ther. 2006 Mar;5(1):40-7
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/16484713
DOI: 10.1177/1534735405285380
http://www.burzynskiclinic.com/images/stories/Publications/5825.pdf

http://m.ict.sagepub.com/content/5/1/40.long?view=long&pmid=16484713
Pgs. 40-41

4 phase 2 trials

BRAINSTEM GLIOMA (BSG)

patients with inoperable tumor of high-grade pathology (HBSG)
glioblastoma

recurrent diffuse intrinsic glioblastomas and ANAPLASTIC ASTROCYTOMAs of brainstem

Pg. 43

BT-03 – 1 / female
BT-11 – 13 (8 males/5 females)
BT-18 – 1 / female
BT-22 – 2 / females
CAN-01 – 1 / female

Pg. 44

High-grade, recurrent, and progressive brainstem gliomas

Pgs. 40-42 and 44-45

7/12/1988 (7/12/1988 – 11/13/2003 as of 6/10/2005) – Protocol – recurrent diffuse intrinsic glioblastomas and anaplastic astrocytomas of the brainstem high-grade pathology (HBSG)

18 – Evaluable Patients (Pgs. 40-43)
(8 males / 10 females / 2-42 / 10 – median age / Pgs. 42-43)

2 / 11% – # and % of Patients Showing Complete Response
2 / 11% – # and % of Patients Showing Partial Response
7 / 39% – # and % of Patients Showing Stable Disease
7 / 39% – # and % of Patients Showing Progressive Disease
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Interim Reports on Clinial Trials:

BT-11

BRAIN STEM GLIOMA

8. 10/2006

Burzynski, S.R., Janicki, T.J., Weaver, R.A., Szymkowski, B.G., Khan, M.I., Dolgopolov, V. Treatment of multicentric BRAINSTEM GLIOMAs with antineoplastons (ANP) A10 and AS2-1. Neuro-Oncology. 2006; 8:466.
http://www.burzynskiclinic.com/images/stories/Publications/2105.pdf
Volume 8 Issue 4 October 2006
Abstracts for the Eleventh Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuro-Oncology (SNO)

Brainstem gliomas and multicentric tumors (MBSG)

10/2006 – Protocol – Brainstem gliomas and multicentric tumors (MBSG)

19 – Evaluable Patients
3.9 – 40.8 years (9.2 – median age)
(90% less than 18 years old)

2 / 11% – # and % of Patients Showing Complete Response
1 / 5% – # and % of Patients Showing Partial Response
7 / 37% – # and % of Patients Showing Stable Disease
9 / 47% – # and % of Patients Showing Progressive Disease
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2007
http://www.burzynskiclinic.com/images/stories/Publications/1252.pdf
2004 – Protocol – small group of patients with progressive LGA, ANP
60% – % of Patients Showing Complete Response
10% – % of Patients Showing Partial Response
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2004 – Protocol – low-grade astrocytoma in children
Burzynski [39] – Reference
Phase II d – d = Preliminary results – Study type
P – P = progressive tumor – Tumor type
(no. of pts) – pts = patients
ANP (10) – ANP = antineoplastons A10 and AS2-1 – Treatment
10 – Evaluable Patients {(78) = most in a study}
OS [%] – OS = overall survival
100% (1 yr) – 90% (3 yr) – Efficacy
93 mo – MST = MST = median survival time – {96 (1 y) next closest}
60% (6) – % and # of Patients Showing Complete Response {24 (11) next closest}
10% (1) – % and # of Patients Showing Partial Response {60% (9) best other study}
30% (3) – % and # of Patients Showing Stable Disease + MR = minor response {70% (14) best other study}
0% (0) – % and # of Patients Showing Progressive Disease {4% (2) next closest}
PFS (%)
90 (1 y) – 90 (3 y) – PFS = progression-free survival {100 (1 y) – 68 (3 y) best other study
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2004 – Protocol – diffuse, intrinsic brainstem glioma in children
Burzynski et al. [88] – Reference
Phase II – Study Type
(no. of pts) – pts = patients
RP (30) – RP = recurrent and progressive tumor – Tumor type
30 – Evaluable Patients
ANP – ANP = antineoplastons A10 and AS2-1 – Treatment – ANP
OS (%) – OS = overall survival
[2y; 5y]
46.7; 30 – Efficacy
MST (mo)
19.9 – MST = median survival time
27% (8) – % and # of Patients Showing Complete Response
20% (6) – % and # of Patients Showing Partial Response
23% (7) – % and # of Patients Showing Stable Disease
30% (9) – % and # of Patients Showing Progressive Disease
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Burzynski et al. [89] – Reference
Phase II – Study Type
(no. of pts) – pts = patients
RPS (10) – RPS = recurrent and progressive tumors in children aged <4y – Tumor type {(66) = most in a study}
ANP – ANP = antineoplastons A10 and AS2-1 – Treatment – ANP
OS (%) – OS = overall survival
[2y; 5y] – Efficacy
60; 20 {46.7 (30) = next best study}
MST (mo)
26.3 – MST = median survival time – {19.9 = next best study}
[% (no. )]
30% (3) – CR = complete response – {27% (8) = next best study}
[% (no. )]
0% (0) – PR = partial response – {56% (1) = next best}
[% (no. )]
40% (4) – SD = stable disease – {44% (25) = best}
[% (no. )]
30% (3) – PD = progressive disease – {23% (13) = best}
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Interim Reports on Clinial Trials:

BT-11

BRAIN STEM GLIOMA

9. 4/2007 (NDBSG)

Burzynski, S.R., Weaver, R.A., Janicki, T.J., Jurida, G.F., Szymkowski, B.G., Kubove, E. Phase II studies of Antineoplastons A10 and AS 2-1 (ANP) in children with newly diagnosed diffuse, intrinsic BRAINSTEM GLIOMAs. Neuro-Oncology 2007; 9:206.
http://www.burzynskiclinic.com/images/stories/Publications/4021.pdf
Volume 9 Issue 2 April 2007
Abstracts from the Twelfth International Symposium on Pediatric Neuro-Oncology

4/2007 – Protocol – newly diagnosed diffuse, intrinsic BRAINSTEM GLIOMAs (NDBSG)

20 – Evaluable assessable children Patients
(3 months-20 years – age)

6 / 30% – # and % of Patients Showing Complete Response
2 / 10% – # and % of Patients Showing Partial Response
4 / 20% – # and % of Patients Showing Stable Disease
8 / 40% – # and % of Patients Showing Progressive Disease
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BT-11

BRAIN STEM GLIOMA

Special exception (SE)

13. 12/2009 (DBSG)

Burzynski, S.R., Janicki, T.J., Weaver, R.A., Szymkowski, B., Burzynski, G.S. Phase II study of antineoplastons A10 and AS2-1 in patients with BRAINSTEM GLIOMA. Protocol BC-BT-11. Neuro-Oncology 2009, 11:951.
http://www.burzynskiclinic.com/images/stories/Publications/8639.pdf
Volume 11 Issue 6 December 2009
Abstracts from the Third Quadrennial Meeting of the World Federation of Neuro-Oncology (WFNO) and the Sixth Meeting of the Asian Society for Neuro-Oncology (ASNO)
May 11-14, 2009
Yokohama, Japan

12/2009 – Protocol – BRAINSTEM GLIOMAs

40 – Patients Accrued
28 – Evaluable Patients
(23 children / 5 young adults)

5 / 18% – # and % of Patients Showing Complete Response
4 / 14% – # and % of Patients Showing Partial Response
12 / 43% – # and % of Patients Showing Stable Disease
7 / 25% – # and % of Patients Showing Progressive Disease
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Special exception (SE)

12/2009 – Protocol – BRAINSTEM GLIOMAs

52 – Evaluable Patients
(40 children / 12 young adults)

5 / 10% – # and % of Patients Showing Complete Response
2 / 4% – # and % of Patients Showing Partial Response
28 / 54% – # and % of Patients Showing Stable Disease
17 / 32% – # and % of Patients Showing Progressive Disease
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BT-11 and special exception (SE)
92% – diffuse intrinsic brainstem gliomas (DBSG)

Overall survival (OS) – 2 years:
42% – special exception (SE)
36% – BT-11

Overall survival (OS) – 5 years:
19% – special exception (SE)
25% – BT-11
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Compare: standard radiation therapy in combination with chemotherapy (RAT) (Mandell et al. 1999)

2% – % of Patients Showing Complete Response
31% – % of Patients Showing Partial Response

Mandell LR, Kadota R, Freeman C, et al. There is no role for hyperfractionated radiotherapy in the management of children with newly diagnosed diffuse intrinsic brain stem tumors: results of pediatric oncology group phase III trial comparing conventional vs. hyperfractionated radiotherapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 1999;43:959-964.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10192340/
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 1999 Mar 15;43(5):959-64.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/10192340/
International Journal of Radiation Oncology*Biology*Physics
Volume 43, Issue 5, 15 March 1999, Pages 959–964
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S036030169800501X
Department of Radiation Oncology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA.
6/1992 – 10/1997

Overall survival (OS):
7% – 2 years
0% – 5 years
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COMBINED:
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Overall survival (OS) – 2 years:
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42% – antineoplastons: special exception (SE)

36% – antineoplastons: BT-11

7% – standard radiation therapy in combination with chemotherapy (RAT)
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Overall survival (OS) – 5 years:
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25% – antineoplastons: BT-11

19% – antineoplastons: special exception (SE)

0% – standard radiation therapy in combination with chemotherapy (RAT)
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Break The Walls Down:

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And “THAT’s The BOTTOM LINE”
Because Stone Cold Said So

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IT’s GO TIME
Time To Play The Game:

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BBC Panorama

3 June 2013 Last updated at 00:03

“Legal loophole”

“Dr Burzynski exploits a legal loophole:”

“the patients treated with antineoplastons do so as part of a clinical trial, so the drug does not need a licence.”

I am truly impressed, and mightily so

Who knew that if “BBC Panorama” had just investigated Dr. Burzynski, years ago, we could have gotten this all out of the way, long ago

Yes, Mr. and Mrs. America, and all the ships at sea, BBC Panorama has decided the question for us, once and for all

Clinical Trials-are, get ready for it, wait for it, “Legal loopholes

WOW

I KNOW

Who woulda thunk THAT?

Thank goodness they couldn’t put the Concorde on their expense account

The British Are Coming

The British Are Coming

And Mumsie, can we keep them?

“These trials have been taking place for 20 years.”

It’s good to find out that someone can get close to “1994” when Dr. Burzynski’s Securities and Exchange (SEC) filings indicate 2 phase 2 clinical trials were in progress

Maybe some of “The Skeptics” are learning to read?

“Despite years of research, Dr Burzynski has never published full results.”

BBC Panorama (@BBCPanorama) would that be because the phase 2 clinical trials were NOT done?

Would “results” normally be published after the clinical trials are finished?

Brave Maverick Welsh Schoolboy frantically waves hand at back of classroom, as if to say: “Pick Me, … Pick Me

All in all, it’s just another “Brick” in the Wall

“If he has discovered a breakthrough, he is not sharing it with the rest of the world.”

Perhaps that’s what those pesky phase 2 clinical trials preliminary reports from 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, etc., are all about, me little lad

“If you don’t eat your meat, you can’t have any pudding”

Yes

Laddie

“Divided doctors”

“Prof Richard Grundy treats children with cancer, and runs one of the UK’s biggest research projects into brain tumours.”

“He says it is “unethical” for Dr Burzynski not to share his findings:”

Does Professor Richard Grundy know what a phase 2 clinical trial preliminary report looks like, and does he know how to read?

“”I understand that that draw is very attractive.”

“Unfortunately the results from Dr Burzynski’s clinic are not published in any form that’s acceptable to the scientific community.””

Oh, my

I wish I could have been there in person to hear that

Did he have a British stiff upper lip when he said it?

Was one of his pinky fingers pointing straight up?

Do tell

Exactly what is:

published in any form that’s acceptable to the scientific community“?

Cancer: Hope for Sale? will be broadcast on Monday, 3 June at 20:30 BST on BBC One

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“From the start I had wanted to meet Dr Burzynski.”

“He rarely gives interviews nowadays and he refused our original requests, but while I was in Houston I was told he would meet me.”

“His clinic is a mirror-fronted office block in one of Houston’s better areas.”

I’m sure the Houston Tourism Board and Convention Center was ecstatic to hear this ….the part about Houston having “better areas,” that is

“Next some basic facts – how many patients has he treated with antineoplastons, and how many have survived?”

“He said the medical authorities in the US would not let him release this information:”

“”Clinical trials, phase two clinical trials, were completed just a few months ago.”

“I cannot release this information to you at this moment.””

“But the FDA told us this was not true and he was allowed to share the results of his trials.”

Really, old chap

And exactly who at the FDA told you that?

Or is it a secret, … secret secret?

“Dr Burzynski left the interview angry, apparently affronted that his great discovery was questioned.”

Dr. Burzynski seems to have some difficulties with “little men

How tall are you?

And have you heard of one Craig Masilow and one Dr. David H. Gorski?

“They see him as a maverick, an outsider fighting the traditional medical establishment.”

He is a maverick in much the same was as Dr. David H. Gorski, and his revolutionary “glucose / sugar does NOT feed cancer” “Oracolytes

“The American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Texas Medical Board have been battling Dr Burzynski for decades.”

Indeed

Do you have any idea of how many millions upon millions of United States Taxpayer Dollars were used to criminally pursue Dr. Burzynski, when they had a civil remedy available to them?

Do you think they put it on their resumes?

“The Burzynski clinic says it doesn’t claim it can cure all cancers and that no patients are promised a cure.”

“They say 776 patients with brain tumours were treated in trials before 2008.”

“And that 15.5% had survived more than five years, which compares favourably to other treatments.”

OH … MY … GOODNESS

Data

How did you get THAT?

Ask?

Or was it freely given?

“But it is harder to understand how Dr Burzynski has been able to sell his experimental treatment to the vulnerable for so many years.”

Did you ask your “chums,” the great people at the United States Food and Drug Administration?

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