The only reason why chemotherapy is still used in current times is because it is a huge profit maker. Lives are not as important as money when it comes to the Big Pharma.
Cancer is the second leading cause of death here in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about one of every four deaths is caused by cancer. In just 2014 alone 591,686 people died of cancer.
Traditional cancer treatment is nothing but radiation, chemotherapy, and surgeries. However, when you think about the side effects of chemotherapy and how ineffective it truly is for most it does not seem worth it. Especially now, when you consider the different forms of alternative medicine that have proven to work so much more efficiently.