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  A Dose of Controversy, Part 6

A Dose of Controversy, Part 2

  One man profiled in Suzanne Somers' book is Dr. Stanislaw Burzysnki, who claims he can cure cancer using a protein compound he discovered called Antineoplastons. Some patients claim his alternative treatment saved their lives after traditional treatments failed.

A Dose of Controversy, Part 4

  Dr. Nicholas Gonzalez is one of the most controversial alternative doctors in America and is highly regarded by Suzanne Somers. He says he can cure some cancer with his highly demanding regimen of diet, enzymes, and coffee enemas.

A Dose of Controversy, Part 1

  Suzanne Somers is a well-known actress, entertainer and million dollar pitchwoman. But now she says she's found her calling as a champion of alternative medicine. Her recent book "Knockout" is an introduction to doctors she claims to be curing cancer using alternative therapies. But who are these do

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Actress Suzanne Somers has built an empire as a best-selling author of self-help books, but one book in particular is leaving some medical experts skeptical. NBC’s Dr. Nancy Snyderman reports.

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** FILE **The cast of the 1970s sitcom "Three's Company" , from left, Joyce DeWitt, John Ritter and Suzanne Sommers, pose together in this undated photo. Ritter died of a heart problem Thursday, Sept. 11, 2003, after falling ill on the set of his ABC sitcom, his publicist and longtime assistant sai

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Cast members from the television show "Three's Company" are seen in this undated photo made available in 2000 by Nick at Nite. From left: Don Knotts, Joyce DeWitt, Richard Kline, John Ritter, Suzanne Somers and Ann Wedgeworth. Knotts, the skinny, lovable nerd who kept generations of television audi