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In 1993, Burzynski was brought to court in Texas for treating patients with a treatment not approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and for selling antineoplastons in interstate commerce.<ref name=opinion>[http://www.3rdcoa.courts.state.tx.us/opinions/HTMLopinion.asp?OpinionID=847 Texas State Board of Medical Examiners, Appellant v. Stanislaw R. Burzynski, M.D., Ph.D., Appellee] Court judgement</ref><ref name="openjurist1987"/> In 1998 the Texas Attorney General, Dan Morales, placed limits on his advertising of antineoplastons<ref>{{cite web | author = Texas Attorney General's Office | title = Limits Placed on Burzynski's Cancer Treatment | url = http://www.quackwatch.org/04ConsumerEducation/News/burzynski.html | date = 1998-02-10 | accessdate = 2007-05-10|format=courtesy copy}}</ref> and ordered him to cease and desist selling his products, without FDA supervised clinical trials.<ref name=1994judgement/> Burzynski had appealed the limitations on his advertising on the grounds of free speech, but the appeal court upheld the decision, stating that "Burzynski's commercial speech does not concern a lawful activity."<ref name=opinion/> Burzynski was also found guilty of fraud in 1994, as he claimed reimbursement from a [[health insurer]] for an illegally administered cancer treatment.<ref name=1994judgement>[ftp://www.ca5.uscourts.gov/pub/93/93-02071.CV0.wpd.pdf No. 93-2071] July 28, 1994. United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit summary judgment.</ref>
 
In 1993, Burzynski was brought to court in Texas for treating patients with a treatment not approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and for selling antineoplastons in interstate commerce.<ref name=opinion>[http://www.3rdcoa.courts.state.tx.us/opinions/HTMLopinion.asp?OpinionID=847 Texas State Board of Medical Examiners, Appellant v. Stanislaw R. Burzynski, M.D., Ph.D., Appellee] Court judgement</ref><ref name="openjurist1987"/> In 1998 the Texas Attorney General, Dan Morales, placed limits on his advertising of antineoplastons<ref>{{cite web | author = Texas Attorney General's Office | title = Limits Placed on Burzynski's Cancer Treatment | url = http://www.quackwatch.org/04ConsumerEducation/News/burzynski.html | date = 1998-02-10 | accessdate = 2007-05-10|format=courtesy copy}}</ref> and ordered him to cease and desist selling his products, without FDA supervised clinical trials.<ref name=1994judgement/> Burzynski had appealed the limitations on his advertising on the grounds of free speech, but the appeal court upheld the decision, stating that "Burzynski's commercial speech does not concern a lawful activity."<ref name=opinion/> Burzynski was also found guilty of fraud in 1994, as he claimed reimbursement from a [[health insurer]] for an illegally administered cancer treatment.<ref name=1994judgement>[ftp://www.ca5.uscourts.gov/pub/93/93-02071.CV0.wpd.pdf No. 93-2071] July 28, 1994. United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit summary judgment.</ref>
 
Burzynski has a hearing with the Texas Medical Board in April 2012. The might well revoke his approbation.
 
Burzynski has a hearing with the Texas Medical Board in April 2012. The might well revoke his approbation.
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==Links==
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antineoplaston Wikipedia on Antineoplaston]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stanislaw_Burzynski Wikipedia on Stanislaw Burzynski]

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Stanislaw Rajmund Burzynski (born January 23, 1943 in Lublin, Poland) is a biochemist and a physician. He is founder, president and chairman of Burzynski Research Institute Inc. , based in Houston and Stafford, Texas. Since December 1976, Burzynski has administered peptides and their metabolites, which he calls antineoplastons, as treatments with alleged anti-cancer activity.


Legal issues

In 1993, Burzynski was brought to court in Texas for treating patients with a treatment not approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and for selling antineoplastons in interstate commerce.[1][2] In 1998 the Texas Attorney General, Dan Morales, placed limits on his advertising of antineoplastons[3] and ordered him to cease and desist selling his products, without FDA supervised clinical trials.[4] Burzynski had appealed the limitations on his advertising on the grounds of free speech, but the appeal court upheld the decision, stating that "Burzynski's commercial speech does not concern a lawful activity."[1] Burzynski was also found guilty of fraud in 1994, as he claimed reimbursement from a health insurer for an illegally administered cancer treatment.[4] Burzynski has a hearing with the Texas Medical Board in April 2012. The might well revoke his approbation.

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  • 1.0 1.1 Texas State Board of Medical Examiners, Appellant v. Stanislaw R. Burzynski, M.D., Ph.D., Appellee Court judgement
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  • 4.0 4.1 No. 93-2071 July 28, 1994. United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit summary judgment.