Email from Dr Mikovits

Quilp

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This is a personal email sent to me but i am sure Judy would not mind me sending her reply. It gives me hope, i hope it gives you hope too.

God bless Mark xxx

Dear Mark
I read your email just after my talk in Santa Barbara and I cried. How to answer. I am so sorry that the tabloids made such a farce of a very real retrovirus infection present in patients throughout the world. We have detected XMRV in dozens of individuals with a ME diagnosis in the UK, Australia, Germany, Scotland...XMRV is NOT a MYTH it is a very real virus that we and others have detected. isolated and sequenced from cancer patients, CFS patients and children!!! Please go to our website www.wpinstitute.org or the Prohealth website to see the entire presentation which describes scientifically all of the differences in the studies and all that we did to show that XMRV is a NEW HUMAN RETROVIRUS of as yet unknown pathogenic potential but significantly associated with both prostate cancer and ME/CFS


There are investigators n the UK who are taking XMRV very seriously and testing by our validated methods and working with us to find out the truth. NOt politics but truth. We will not stop at validation for you, Mark. We will find treatments to give you back whatever health possible. If you send me your contact information, I will make certain that you get tested and if XMRV positive, we will find treatments for you.


6 months from now, I envision thousands of ME/CFS patients enrolled in clinical trials of XMRV therapeutics. The world-wide scientific community knows that XMRV is REAL and the best and brightest world wide are already dedicating their talents to XMRV research!!


Thank You for your kind words of support and encouragement.I look forward to the day we meet to celebrate that you and millions of others are well on the way to living your full potential which will be a great thing for the world. Know, Mark, that not one scientist working with us on your behalf even blinked at the attempt by Imperial college to marginalize you or the discovery of XMRV. Like you they encouraged me not to be discouraged. PLEASE KNOW that I will NOT STOP the work to treat XMRV infected people to prevent this disease from ever destroying another life.


Love
Judy
 
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Robin

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Thank You for your kind words of support and encouragement.I look forward to the day we meet to celebrate that you and millions of others are well on the way to living your full potential which will be a great thing for the world. Know, Mark, that not one scientist working with us on your behalf even blinked at the attempt by Imperial college to marginalize you or the discovery of XMRV. Like you they encouraged me not to be discouraged. PLEASE KNOW that I will NOT STOP the work to treat XMRV infected people to prevent this disease from ever destroying another life.
Thanks for sharing this, Mark! It made my morning!
 
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George

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WOW! What Passion!

Thanks so much for sharing that Mark. That is really cool! REALLY COOL!
 

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Thanks for that makes me feel a lot better and I feel like I got a mention as well. All I can say is what Dr Judy said it is real. I know it is here in the Uk and in my case in Scotland. We need to be patient, stay strong and supoort each other. Our time will come soon.
 
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You have no idea how much I needed that today. In fact, I don't think I knew how much I needed that!

Isn't she just wonderful, gosh we're so lucky.
 

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Thank you for sharing this with us Mark,


I don't think many did blink at the Imperial college results, in fact I don't know why they even bothered to perform them, as we could have accurately predicted their outcome


All the best
 

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Wow

...Such passion and compassion!!!!!!!!!!!! Too bad she's not a physician!:rolleyes: Actually I'm glad she's a researcher instead;)

THANKS MARK for sharing that!!! I can only imagine what it must have felt like when you opened that email and read it - GOOSEBUMPS? A tear?


YAHOO!!!!!!!:victory:
 
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And isn't it wonderful to have a researcher who cares so much for patients. Many researchers become researchers because they don't like to deal with patients. We have a great researchers, years of prominent / respected work, who likes patients. Not to mention, she is a bull dog.

Tina
 

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Thanks so much, Mark!

She cried when she read your email, we cried when we read her email... this is some fine, fine crying!

I love that woman!

(You too!)

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Oh wow, that is a wonderful reply. It did bring tears to my eyes and I think I really needed to read that too. Thanks for posting it.
 

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She cried, I cried and Thank God for Judy! Thank you so much for sharing and giving us all hope this morning!
 
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Thanks so Mark. What a wonderful way to start the day. This is going up on my desktop as an on-going 'big-picture' reminder.
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Wow! She REALLY cares! I must not have been believing that these people in charge of research and treatment do. I must have been feeling alone in this experience of ME/
CFS, still. Not, thank God, in terms of you wonderful people becoming friends and allies here in this forum, but in relation to those who work "on our behalf". Her passion and compassion shows such power. I know she will be leading a superb effort now, and we will start to have some answers soon!

Sing

P. S. Mark, would you be willing to share the letter that you wrote, which instigated her wonderful letter back to you?