Neal Deoul Story
Cancer Courtroom Showdown:
Defendant's Cancer Cure Denies Maryland Attorney General His Victory
||(Baltimore) When Maryland Attorney General Joseph Curran charged Neal
Deoul, alternative cancer therapy financier, with distributing deceptive
promotional literature neither side could predict how personal the
battle would become -- or how the public would be the loser when it was
In the heat of a 1998 re-election battle Joe Curran grabbed badly needed
headlines by accusing` Deoul of participating in "the most egregious case
of fraud I have ever seen."
T-UP, Inc. the company Deoul financed, was distributing Cesium and T-UP
- an aloe vera concentrate - each a natural dietary supplement, to
battle cancer and AIDs. And though the attorney general had never
received a single consumer complaint, and T-UP, Inc. had testimonials
from hundreds of consumers who claimed life changing results, Deoul and
T-UP became a convenient target.
But then the unexpected struck in January of 1999. As the case against
Deoul unfolded in court, Deoul himself was diagnosed with an aggressive
form of prostate cancer.
It was a shocking and ironic development that would put courtroom
testimony about alternative cancer therapy to the ultimate test -- and
expose how badly tilted the scales of justice can be in the so-called
"war against cancer."
While prosecutors and defense attorneys battled, Deoul quietly and
confidently turned to Cesium & T-UP concentrated aloe, his own products,
for treatment of his prostate cancer.
His doctors were shocked. They protested loudly and predicted the worst
if Deoul continued to refuse surgery, radiation and other standard
Instead, Deoul's PSA plummeted. His condition improved taking his own