Tripping Over the Truth

  • by Travis Christofferson
  • Narrated by Clay Lomakayu
  • 9 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

A masterful synchronization of history and cutting-edge science shines new light on humanity's darkest diagnosis. In the wake of the Cancer Genome Atlas project's failure to provide a legible road map to a cure for cancer, science writer Travis Christofferson illuminates a promising blend of old and new perspectives on the disease.
Tripping Over the Truth follows the story of cancer's proposed metabolic origin from the vaunted halls of the German scientific golden age to modern laboratories around the world. The listener is taken on a journey through time and science that results in an unlikely connecting of the dots, with profound therapeutic implications. Transporting us on a rich narrative of humanity's struggle to understand the cellular events that conspire to form malignancy, it flows like a detective novel, full of twists and cover-ups, blind alleys and striking moments of discovery by men and women with uncommon vision, grit, and fortitude.
Ultimately we arrive at a conclusion that challenges everything we thought we knew about the disease, suggesting the reason for the failed war against cancer stems from a flawed paradigm that categorizes cancer as an exclusively genetic disease. For anyone affected by this terrifying disease and the physicians who struggle to treat it, Tripping Over the Truth provides a fresh and hopeful perspective. It explores the new and exciting nontoxic therapies born from the emerging metabolic theory of cancer - therapies that may one day prove to be a turning point in the struggle against our ancient enemy. We are shown how the metabolic theory redraws the battle map, directing researchers to approach cancer treatment from a different angle, framing it more like a gentle rehabilitation than like all-out combat.


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This should be read by all with cancer

I have Smouldering Myeloma, bone marrow cancer. As the only conventional treatment is stem cell transplant and radical chemo with limited results, I started to read up on Anyang alternative and complimentary. Over the past year I have tried many and varied options but my levels and therefore cancer grow, have continued to creep up. Having heard about the Ketogenic diet I decided to give it a go, I also read about Oxygen Hyperbaric Therapy, most specifically used for MS patients. Having finished Tripping Over The Truth, I now realise that following these two protocols is EXACTLY what I should be doing! The book has also given me additional food for thought (on a restricted Ketosis diet, a few pages from a book may actually make a tasty treat for me these days!!) for looking into some other avenues. This is has been a marvellous boost not only to my knowledge of what to investigate further, but also to my focus and feelings of hope that I will turn my diagnosis around. I am so VERY glad I invested in this and have ordered a hard copy now so that I can use it as a reference, not only for myself, but also my oncology team.
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- Leesa S.


best book I've " read" in years......
.....and it's about cancer ?!? so that really says a lot.. a life changing book. a MUST " read"
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 23-02-2016
  • Publisher: Travis Christofferson