Get Started with Alternative Cancer Treatments Inexpensively

Cancer knows no boundaries. It affects all people, regardless of race, country, religion, income level, etc.

That is why the Dirt Cheap Cancer Protocol is helpful for people who are looking to get started on natural cancer treatments, but may not have the financial resources for expensive treatment. 

Think of cancer as a house fire…you can’t put it out with a garden hose.  You need multiple fire hoses to put it out, just like you need multiple cancer therapies. This is a place to start.

What Causes Cancer?

The difference between a cancer cell and healthy cell is how the cell uses respiration. A healthy cell will respirate using oxygen; this is an aerobic process. On the contrary, cancer cells thrive in an non-oxygenated environment, which is an anaerobic process called glycolysis.   There are many toxins and microbes that we are exposed to that can change the respiration of a cell and convert it from aerobic to anaerobic.

Pathogenic microbes (microscopic organisms) can change the respiration of a healthy cell and convert it to a cancer cell. They also are capable of evading the immune system and triggering inflammation, allowing cancer to spread. “Scientists and researchers are leading efforts to better understand how microbes can be controlled and used to develop better methods of therapy and possibly even prevent cancer from developing in the first place.”

Note: if you have cancer and are wondering if microbes are playing a role, I always recommend that my clients “test, don’t guess”. Click here for more information on lab testing

Silent Infections and Cancer

Many times your immune system can fight off a pathogenic microbe. Other times, intervention is needed. 

Many of these type of infections are linked to cancer.  My post here explains each infection, how it can lead to a cancer diagnosis, and what you can do about it.

What is the Dirt Cheap Protocol?

Research has shown that toxic microbes invade the body, infect and weaken healthy cells. Then they spread to other cells, and eventually cause cancerAn estimated 20% of all fatal cancer in humans has been found to be induced by microbes.

The Dirt Cheap Protocol (DCP) is designed to use specific items every day that will kill these microbes, allowing the body to heal and repair. 

Some examples of microbes are:

  • Various bacteria including Lyme Disease
  • Fungi, including candida
  • Viruses
  • Archaea
  • Protists
  • Parasites

The DCP, which was designed by the Independent Cancer Research Foundation, uses a multi-step process consisting of at least 14 highly alkaline items. The intention is to kill microbes inside cancer cells and revert them back to normal cells.

Remember that chemotherapy actually kills ALL cells – cancer cells, but also healthy cells. By only killing the microbes, the Dirt Cheap Protocol allows the cancer cells to become healthy cells again, boosting your immune system (which can then target and attack cancer cells).

Why alkaline items? Because “alkalinity slows down the reproduction of the microbes inside the cancer cells, meaning it slows down the spreading of cancer” (source).

Alkalinity and Cancer

It’s been proven that an alkaline diet can improve your overall health. By eating alkaline foods, you can reduce the strain on your body’s acid-detoxification system, support a healthy blood pH level, help your digestive system break down foods more easily, and decrease inflammation.

It’s important to remember that inflammation promotes the growth and spread of cancer. 

Another thing to consider is that cancer cells are acidic and thrive in an overly acidic environment. By eating more alkaline-forming foods, cancer cells have a harder time regenerating. And for cancer patients already going through chemotherapy, an alkaline diet can be beneficial in boosting the effects of the chemo.  

Essential Oils and Cancer Cells

Essential oils can actually affect the biochemistry of our cells. Because they are so small, essential oils can enter into our body through our skin and can pass through into the cell membrane to address the root cause.   This is why we incorporated essential oils to play a role in my husband’s recovery from brain cancer and why I recommend essential oils as part of any ant-cancer program.

doTERRA Essential Oils | GroovyBeets.comFact – chemotherapy and antibiotics cannot pass the cell wall and can only treat bacteria on the surface of the cell. Read more on my post, “Essential Oils and Cancer”.

These are the recommended essential oils to improve cellular health (click here for more information on each):

  • Frankincense
  • Clove
  • Lemongrass
  • Lavender
  • Myrrh
  • Sandalwood
  • Helichrysum
  • Melissa

Dirt Cheap Protocol Items

On the Dirt Cheap Protocol, a cancer patient is instructed to use 14 or more of the listed items as follows:

  • 3 required items
  • 1 highly alkaline item (and only 1 because you risk alkalosis)
  • 10 from the other sections on the DCP list

The Dirt Cheap Protocol Items

Required items

  • MSM/LIPH and MSM/Vitamin C Protocols – kills microbes
  • Beta Glucan – immune-building
  • Liver Flush

Alkaline items (Choose ONE per day)

  • Kelmun Protocol
  • Asparagus
  • Stevia
  • Six Lemons a Day


Kills microbes

  • Aloe Arborescens
  • Three Honey Protocols
  • Electromedicine
  • ParaZapper
  • DMSO + Chlorine Dioxide
  • Ultraviolet Light Therapy

Kills cancer cells

For a detailed overview of each of these items and how they can help fight cancer, visit Cancer Tutor.  I recommend seeking advice from a qualified health practitioner before embarking on this treatment.

And here is a list of other highly alkaline items:

  • Baking Soda
  • Kelmun Protocol
  • Cellect
  • Cesium
  • Calcium
  • High pH water (9.0 pH or above)
  • Green Drinks
  • Avocado
  • Broccoli
  • Cabbage
  • Celery
  • Cucumber
  • Endive
  • Garlic
  • Alfalfa
  • Kamut
  • Wheatgrass
  • Barley and other grasses
  • Kale
  • Parsley
  • Sprouts (alfalfa, bean, pea, soy, etc.)
  • Spinach
  • Asparagus
  • Tomato
  • Soy nuts
  • Soy lecithin
  • Grapefruit seed extract and likely other seeds

One thing to keep in mind when it comes to the DCP, you must avoid processed foods, meat, milk, white sugar, cheese, and white flour.

For more information, the Cancer Tutor is a great resource. They provide everything you need to know about starting this protocol. They also offer a forum for questions.

Dirt Cheap Protocol and Cancer |

Leann Forst, MBA, CHC, CEOC — Holistic Health Practitioner

Leann is a Board Certified Holistic Health Practitioner and Certified Essential Oils Coach. She holds a Master’s degree from Drake University and a Bachelor of Science from Upper Iowa University. Accredited by the American Association of Drugless Practitioners, Leann is an award winning author of 2 books How to Get Your Kids to Beg for Veggies and 100 Ways to Lose Weight”.

Born and raised as an Iowa farm girl, she moved to Texas in 1998 where she lives with her husband and 2 kids.

As a wife of a brain cancer survivor, Leann has a special interest in anti-cancer nutrition and detoxification. She works with individuals and groups, and speaks regularly at hospitals, schools and organizations. Leann’s goal is to teach people how to attain optimal health by getting to the root cause of chronic and inflammatory conditions, while using healing modalities such as essential oils. Click here to get Leann’s free report, “37 Cancer Facts You Should Know…But Probably Don’t

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