The newest hope for cancer may be one of the oldest.

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Siddhartha Mukherjee

CANCER/EVOLUTION relates a chapter of cancer research too rarely discussed.

Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee
Author, The Emperor of Maladies
Gary Taubes

brings to life a vitally important aspect of cancer research...

Gary Taubes
Author, The Case Against Sugar

Revolutionary science wrapped in a compelling story.

Dr. Jason Fung
Author, The Cancer Code

It is critically important for anyone affected by cancer to view this documentary.

Dr. Nasha Winters
Author, The Metabolic Approach to Cancer
Steve Hendricks

smartly dissects the immense flaws in how we treat cancer today...

Steve Hendricks
Author, The Oldest Cure in the World

About the Project

CANCER/EVOLUTION relates advances in cancer research from the 1920s to the present as told by the original researchers, their biographers and contemporaries. 

In a world shaped by an ever-changing swirl of social and political influences – from Nazism to corporate profits – our protagonists remain dedicated to advancing human understanding of cancer.

There are no individual villains in this story. Nevertheless, there is danger posed by systemic forces that would solidify failing theories into dogma.

Episode 1: The Dustbin of History

Dr. Otto Warburg, an arrogant gay Jewish German under aegis of the Nazi regime, is arguably the greatest biochemmist of the 20th century. His discoveries are the foundation for the metabolic theory of cancer but were disregarded as his reputation declined and scientific interest focused on DNA.

Episode 2: Opening the Floodgates

In the 1980s, Dr. Pete Pedersen revisited Warburg’s theories and performed a series of experiments that further indicated that cancer originates from a dysfunction of the cellular mitochondria, not the DNA.

Episode 3: New Research & Researchers

Dr. Thomas N. Seyfried synthesized and updated decades of reproducible but discarded research supporting the metabolic theory in his 2012 book Cancer as a Metabolic Disease. His work has launched a flood of new research and therapies. 

Episode 4: A NEW HOPE

The final episode of the series follows the oncologists and licensed practitioners leveraging new scientific theories to achieve real-world results.


The series will crescendo into a powerful montage of published case study subjects and other vetted survivors who have far outlived their prognoses and improved their quality of life using safe, low cost metabolic therapies including fasting, a therapeutic ketogenic diet, and off-label pharmaceuticals.



Dr. Paul Davies, legendary astrophysicist who has authored over 20 books on quantum physics, was commissioned by the National Cancer Institute to develop an “outside the box” perspective on cancer. His atavistic, or evolutionary, model of cancer supports the metabolic theory.

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