Amy checks the IV in her arm while her husband Jon carries their infant Adah out of the room. Amy had anxiety attacks for a few days before the treatment, and had a nightmare the night before. The dose of 25 grams of Vitamin B-17, which is only half of the goal dose, takes about three hours to enter a person’s bloodstream, and becomes too intense for Amy to bear at times, as it makes her feel faint. “I had an anxiety attack last night where I convinced myself my tumor spread through my whole body,” said Amy.

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