Apologies for the snark but celebrities using their platform to pitch woo over science just makes me livid. I caught most of the show and there were too many jaw-dropping moments to mention. For instance, vitamin C, a widely popular supplement promoted in cancer patients, can make chemotherapy far less effective in high amounts.
Suzanne Somers, Cancer Expert
She said she believes that oncologists do not inform end-stage cancer patients about nontraditional options, and that such people deserve to know. Somers says she is promoting hope, but false hope benefits no one. These treatments were extremely toxic, and most patients died anyway.
Summers in the middle of a rant on TV about the benefits of her diet. Here Ms. Not really, in a world in which celebrities have become among the most recognizable spokespeople — and sometimes experts — about various diseases.