Estimates are that the average person has somewhere between 100 and 10,000 pre-malignant or malignant cells in the body at any given time. Whether or not these cause disease depends on many factors, including the health of your brain and your immune system, which together create the most amazing healing system on the planet. According to Albert Schweitzer, MD, each person carries his or her own doctor inside him. Humans are at their best when they give the doctor who resides within a chance to go to work. Raymond Francis M.Sc., and Harvey Diamond, authors of Never Fear Cancer Again, have pointed out that although many factors contribute to developing a diagnosis of cancer, there are only two fundamental causes of all disease: nutrient deficiency and toxicity. More tomorrow.