Fractioned Chemotherapy with a Biological Response Modifier Therapy (FCBRM) is a non-conventional protocol for the treatment of cancer based upon the hypothesis that insulin may be used to potentiate the effectiveness of commonly used anti-cancer drugs. FCBRM uses insulin because cancer cells have many more insulin receptors than healthy cells, and when exposed to insulin, the cancer cells become more susceptible to low doses of chemotherapeutic agents. These agents are given in much lower doses than in conventional therapies because of this insulin effect. FCBRM protocol also calls for the delivery of chemotherapeutic drugs more frequently, to allow a therapeutic impact while minimizing side effects and allowing patients a higher quality of life during treatment.
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