BIG C is everybody's nightmare. Below is something I took off Twitter and when I sent it to
my brother Anthony what
follows is his reply.
In November, 1756, he obtained an electrical apparatus and began experimenting by shocking himself for lameness and neuralgia. The cure was certain but gradual. His Journal records at least two other occasions where he applied electrical shock therapy to himself, once when he was 70 and once when he was 80 years old.
Nothing has changed, Flexner had no scientific qualifications, he was some sort of lay preacher.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dcE46IH9LmQ This is part of "Cancers the forbidden cures" on Youtube