Cancer ‘cure’ company to appeal ban

A QUEENSLAND man who claimed he could cure cancer with diet and exercise will appeal a Federal Court judgement permanently banning him from making such statements.

Darryl Peter Jones, principal of the Darryl Jones Health Resolution Centre on the Sunshine Coast, was found to be in breach of the Trade Practices Act for providing misleading and deceptive claims about his ability to cure cancer. 

As reported last week (MO 11 Feb), the court action was brought by the ACCC, and Mr Jones is now forbidden from continuing his practice unless scientific proof supporting his methods can be presented.

The centre’s website was shut down last year after the ACCC won an injunction relating to ads for a cancer treatment plan involving exercise, the elimination of glucose from the diet and greater consumption of foods containing B17.

The court heard Mr Jones claimed the elimination or reduction of glucose from the diet had been “proven to