What are the 10 Basic Causes of Cancers?

Published on June 17, 2019

The truth is that there is no one cause of cancer. There is a multiplicity of causes acting simultaneously through the years that leads up to each person’s cancer. That means there is no single demon that we can blame our cancer on. As you go through the below list of causes try to pick what you think are the principle causes in your case.

Instead of asking what chemo agent should be used the intelligent thing to do is diagnose why one’s cancer has occurred. There are many forms of cancer, over a hundred at last count but only 10 basic causes. Instead of obsessing with the type of cancer we have and what mainstream oncologists think we should do about it investigate the basic causes. This book suggests the answer is best found in returning to the fundamentals, returning to the basic causes and treating cancer on that level. Treating on the level of cause gives us the best chance of eliminating our cancer.

Before we look deeply at the main causes an overview tells us that cancer involves inflammation, acid pH, low oxygen conditions accompanied by low CO2 levels, lower core body temperatures as well as nutritional deficiencies and high levels of tissue and cellular toxicity with heavy metals and chemicals. All of these factors of course effect down to the nuclear level compromising the DNA code that keep cells functioning normally.

Rare is it that a ‘perfectly’ normal body falls into a cancerous condition because of malfunction in the DNA. That alone can give us hope because outer conditions can be changed unless one resorts to radiation that strikes deep into the hearts of our cells. Irradiating the nuclear of our cells causes genetic defects and thus cancer. Today with cosmic rays increasing dramatically even those who frequently fly at high altitudes can be compromised so it is time to increase awareness so we can take defensive measures.

Given enough time, cancer will develop whenever there is a proliferation of damaged cells. When cells are damaged, when their cell wall permeability changes, when toxins and free radicals build up, when the mitochondria lose functionality in terms of energy ATP production, when pH shifts strongly to the acidic, and when essential nutrients are absent, cells eventually, or sometimes quite quickly, decline into a cancerous condition.


We can see that when a person has cancer they are literally rotting inside and dying from the loss of function, gathering infectious forces, and losing strength from malnutrition as the cancer cells eat us out of house and home.

According to the Mayo Clinic, cancer refers to any one of a large number of diseases characterized by the development of abnormal cells that divide uncontrollably and have the ability to infiltrate and destroy normal body tissue. It is important to know that yeasts and fungi are also abnormal cells that divide uncontrollably and have the ability to infiltrate and destroy normal body tissue.

Special Note: In the following two weeks each day I will publish one of the basic causes of cancer. These materials will be brought together in one of the first chapters of my upcoming Conquering Cancer book. Though the title suggests an aggressive approach to cancer treatment please remember that we can also conquer with love, which is certainly necessary when addressing stress and emotional causes of cancer.

1. Nutritional Stress
2. Stress and Emotional Causes of Cancer
3. Toxins
4. Physical Stress and Lack of Physical Exercise
5. Free Radicals, Oxidative Stress
6. Inflammation
7. Low Oxygen and Mitochondrial Dysfunction
8. Radiation
9. Infections
10. Iatrogenic Causes of Cancer

Dr. Mark Sircus AC., OMD, DM (P)

Professor of Natural Oncology, Da Vinci Institute of Holistic Medicine
Doctor of Oriental and Pastoral Medicine
Founder of Natural Allopathic Medicine

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