Previous research that i have done pretty clearly indicates that there many alternative and natural cures for cancer which are far less damaging to the body, and likely far more effective than those sold by big-pharma. Among them is Turmeric. From the Waking Times article, Turmeric's 'Smart Kill' Properties Put Chemo & Radiation to Shame:
A groundbreaking new study published in the journal Anticancer Research reveals that one of the world’s most extensively researched and promising natural compounds for cancer treatment: the primary polyphenol in the ancient spice turmeric known as curcumin, has the ability to selectively target cancer stem cells, which are at the root of cancer malignancy, while having little to no toxicity on normal stem cells, which are essential for tissue regeneration and longevity.
Here is the study referred to in the article, titled Curcumin and Cancer Stem Cells: Curcumin Ηas Asymmetrical Effects on Cancer and Normal Stem Cells.