To date over 500 of my blankets have been used successfully Custom made blankets for other types of cancer are also being
made like the ones for men with throat cancer.
March 2021 – Larry & Jan — Oklahoma
My brother was diagnosed with throat cancer squamous cell carcinoma. I immediately started researching cancer sites to learn any preventative measure he could do during radiation and chemo treatments to help him as the side effects of throat cancer treatments are severe. His Oncologist warning of tooth bone loss including having all his teeth extracted to saliva glands being damaged and losing all taste on top of mouth sores and severe skin blistering – left us feeling like the treatments could potentially kill off many more vital functioning external and internal throat organs! To say we were discouraged but also determined to find help! That’s when I read about “Marion’s Magic Blanket”!
I had a very encouraging and thoughtful conversation with Marion and decided we must try this blanket to avoid or minimise any of this list of side effects and possible permanent damage from treatments cause we had no choice the treatments were happening!! My brother was extremely diligent about wearing the throat blanket almost 24/7 for 33 radiation and 7 Chemo! We and his Dr. were amazed and bewildered at times no skin blistering and the side effects that he warned us about were short term and minimal!
The blanket was working and my brother is on his way back to a normal life now in remission! Our story is a real life testimonial! Only a small donation no outrageous prescription charge only a group of dedicated caring, compassionate cancer survivors passing on HOPE! GRATEFUL!! Larry & Jan
August 10, 2019 -From Joe – the brother mentioned below by Joan
I was diagnosed with stage four throat cancer the day before my birthday
2015. Part of the treatment regimen is daily radiation sessions for 30
days. I was told by the doctor and technicians that I could expect external
skin damage from the treatment. It was described to me as a very bad
sunburn that very likely would end in blistering and possibly a significant
amount of discomfort. My sister had heard from a friend about the magic
blanket and contacted you to find out if it could work in my case, (wrapped
around my neck). I used the blanket after every treatment and I had
absolutely no external burns, I had almost no discomfort on the skin around my neck. All of the doctors, the Radiologist, Oncologist and my surgeon were very surprised that I had no burns on my neck. Cancer treatment is uncomfortable enough, do yourself a favor get the blanket and use it as directed. from Joe – Port Townsend, WA.
(Joe called Marion yesterday to get another “Magic Blanket” for a friend of his who will be undergoing the same type of radiation and a custom made blanket is now on it’s way to Joe to give to his friend. Thanks Joe for being a wonderful friend to Andy.)
October 2015 – From Joan — Northern California
My brother Joe used “Marion’s Magical Blanket” to reduce the side effects of radiation while undergoing treatment for throat cancer. He was told to be prepared for a six month recovery period following his treatments, that he would experience blistering and burning on the inside and outside of his throat which would affect his ability to swallow and that his hearing and sense of taste would likely be impaired. “Marion’s Magical Blanket” was brought to our attention midway through Joe’s treatment and in spite of his getting a late start, he experienced surprising results. He did not blister and the burns were minimal in comparison to what had been described to him. Initially, he couldn’t swallow, but his throat healed much more quickly than expected. He continues to patiently wait for his sense of taste to normalize. All in all, he believes “Marion’s Magical Blanket” was effective in minimizing the side effects of radiation for him.
July 30, 2013 — from Kate – Albuquerque New Mexico
The “magic blanket” seemed to help me quite a lot. I could feel that the heat was less in the morning. As I was using the blanket I recommended “Marion’s magic blanket” it to every woman I met at radiation. I practiced the old Kindergarten method of “Show and Tell” by bringing the blanket with me to my daily treatment sessions. Truly, I can not imagine what I would have gone through if I had not used the “magic blanket”. I wore the blanket every day, all day (except for my radiation treatment time); and on the weekends wore it the full two days for all 48 hours.
Everyone going through a course of radiation should use this blanket to pull out as much heat as possible; since the radiation works at a very deep level in the tissues. The doctors and nurses who looked at my chest following seven weeks of radiation were amazed at how healthy my skin was. Even during the prior weeks they were amazed that my skin did not turn as bright red as other patients going through radiation therapy. I actually didn’t find any other women who had six weeks of radiation with another week of target radiation for the surgical scar area. By the time I finished all seven weeks, it was a rather intense experience.
March 6, 2013 — from Carol – Hemet, CA
“What a wonderful blanket Marion, each time after receiving radiation treatments for breast cancer I would put on the blanket, wrap up in the ace bandage to help secure it, and kept it there for the day and sometimes slept with it on all night! My favorite comment from the radiation oncology doctor and her “techs” “Wow it looks like your skin is tolerating this treatment quite well”. I am a blue eyed, grey headed, very pale skin 60+ grandmother. I have always burned when exposed to sunlight, so to not burn or turn red from radiation was a miracle, thanks to “Marion’s Magic Blanket”.
September 27,2011 from Sue in Iowa:
“The last time I went in for a recheck by my surgeon, he asked me if I had had my full radiation treatment because my skin was in such good shape. Right after the surgery I had an awful reaction to the tape they used. I knew I had a tape allergy, just didn’t know I had a TAPE ALLERGY!..They had to put me on prednisone to clear it up and there was still some residual redness when I started radiation. That’s actually why I was looking for something to help with the treatment burns… I knew , just knew, I was going to have real problems with my skin. Anyway, I told my doctor that I had used your magic blanket. He raised his eyebrow and said ” Tell me more. You’re teaching me something I don’t know about.” I told him about the special fabric and how it works and then, when I got home, copied your stuff about it on line and took it back to his office so he could read more about it. Don’t know where it’s gone from
there with him, but if you’re getting more orders from central Iowa than you did, that might be why. I am glad to help sing praises of your blanket .
Have you ever considered adding a little flap to the blanket that would come up under the arm? That’s the only place where I had problems and I could never really keep it covered there. Thanks again, so much, for what you do. Sue”
Note: Because of Sue’s suggestion, we added the flap she mentioned, so our new blankets may look a bit different. I’d like to have someone see if it works better and is not too cumbersome under the arm.
September 2011 – from Susan in New South Wales, Australia
“Hi Marion: My sister Clare has started her treatment and is using her healing (Magic) blanket, so far she has had 4 treatments and so far no burns.
The room where the treatment is delivered is kept cool because of the machine, so her solution was to cut an appropriate hole in a long sleeved t-shirt – Problem Solved lol.
They play music during the treatment and asked her if she had any requests. The Marvelous Toy Song reminded her of the sounds the machine made – It went “Zip” when it moved and “Pop” when it stopped “Whirr” when it stood still, I never knew just what it was and I guess I never will. And when she woke up one morning with lyrics from Jesus Christ Superstar going through her head – “Don’t you know – Everything’s alright-Yes everything’s fine-And we want you to sleep well tonight”.” Thank you Susan for sharing your sister’s experience with Radiation – God does provide messages to us – if we only listen!!!
“Hello Marion, Thank you so much for the opportunity to use your “magic blanket.” I would encourage everyone facing radiation to try it. For me, a redhead with fair skin, I am certain that it was helpful. I did not burn on my breast area! But did burn from the radiation to the clavical area. I was not wearing it immediately after radiation, but did so with several hours afterward. One of the things I really noticed, especially toward the end, was how it seemed to pull the heat out of my chest, which made me feel better overall. I cn’t thank you enough. This “blanket” made a tough treatment much more bearable. May God bless you for sharing with others, as you are doing. Sincerely, Debi G. – Paso Robles, California, USA.”
Dear Marion: Thank you so much for the use of your Magic Blanket. It really helped me during my treatment. I took it with me to treatment and when I got in the car to leave I would put it under my top as I drove home. I wore it as often as I could in the day time. I also found that at night when my skin felt warm I would use it as I slept, it really helped. Using it brought the heat from the radiation out of the skin. I am very fair skinned. My radiologist was very happy with my skin appearance during treatment. The combination of your Magic Blanket witht he lotion made the treatment so much more bearable. I know anyone else who uses this will benefit from your kindness. Love & Hugs, Sharon B. – Oceanside, California, USA
Dear Marion: The material that has become known as “Marion’s Magic Blanket” is truly amazing. I was diagnosed with cancer in December 2006, it was abdominal cancer, but after speaking to you about my upcoming radiation, you convinced me to try the blanket. I am normally skeptic, but when faced with many sessions of radiation to my lower abdomen, I was not looking foward to any type of radiation burns, which I knew would be caused by the treatment. You instructed me on how to use the blanket, and I can only say that it was a “magic blanket”. I am in my 70’s, and had never heard of anything like this before, and because I am overweight, and have a belly that we laughingly call “Done-Lop-Over”, you told me that where I would probably have the most problem was where my belly “done-lopped-over” creating a crease which the blanket could not touch, unless I could somehow secure it up into the creases. When I finished my radiation, you were right, the only place I had radiation burns, was where my belly “done-loped-over, otherwise my abdomen showed no signs of burning, although I did become a bit pink. I have no idea how this fabric works, but truthfully I don’t care – all I know is – IT WORKED FOR ME! Thank you so much for being there for me when I needed information that the doctors did not know about. Sincerely, Bill R. – Hemet, California USA
Dear Marion: You and I have been in our local cancer group for several years, and when I was diagnosed with breast cancer I knew you would be there for me. They advised me that radiation was needed, and I knew that you had used your “magic blanket” during your radiation, with great success, and I also am thankful that you loaned it to me. I had my treatments at Loma Linda University Medical Center, and after a couple of weeks of radiation the doctors were totally amazed that I was not burning. The medical students came to examine my skin,( some with magnifying glasses) and said that they could see me burning, but I was healing as fast as it was burning, which they could not understand. I explained to them that this fabric we used is “magic”. Now you know western doctors – especially at a well known hospital like Loma Linda. Even after you wrote the story about the fabric, they still could not believe that this “Marion’s Magic Blanket” worked, but I KNOW IT DID!! I have told many cancer patients about this blanket and they have also used it with great success. That just proves again — doctors don’t know everything!!!
With love, Mildred G. Hemet, CA USA