There were 24 of them — some the size of peas, the largest the size of an egg. By the time it was discovered, the cancer, which originated in his colon, had spread. His doctor gave him little hope.
Thanks to an experimental drug, he beat the cancer. But 18 months later, it was back. That’s when Burns decided to try something else — alternative treatments like immune-system boosting supplements and mind-body therapies like qigong.