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An unproven method for cancer management developed by Gaston Naessens in Montreal in the early 1970s, which entailed intralymphatic injections of nitrogen-rich camphor and organic salts.
714-X therapy is based on Naessens’ observation that cancer cells require and consume abundant nitrogen, allegedly excreting a substance he calls “co-carcinogenic K factor,” which allegedly paralyses the immune system. Per Naessens, the nitrogen-rich camphor provides the cancer cells with the required nitrogen, causing them to stop excreting co-carcinogenic K factor, resulting in an upregulation of immune defences. It has been dismissed by mainstream doctors and researchers as completely ineffective.