Alternative Cancer Treatment

News digest – waiting time woe, cancer plans, post mortem study boost and… John Oliver? - Cancer Research UK (blog)

Sat, 2016-05-14 02:00

Cancer Research UK (blog)

News digest – waiting time woe, cancer plans, post mortem study boost and… John Oliver?
Cancer Research UK (blog)
US researchers looking at why some women with early-stage breast cancer choose not to have chemotherapy, found that women using several forms of complementary and alternative therapies – particularly dietary, vitamin or mineral supplements – were ...

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Petaluma schools implementing new approach to work with struggling students - Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Fri, 2016-05-13 19:03

Petaluma schools implementing new approach to work with struggling students
Santa Rosa Press Democrat
Administrators and the Petaluma Health Care District hosted a screening of the 2015 documentary “Paper Tigers” accompanied by a speakers panel discussing “trauma-informed care,” how to care for struggling students who've experienced trauma. ... that ...

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IBM Creates A Molecule That Could Destroy All Viruses - Popular Science

Fri, 2016-05-13 14:39

Popular Science

IBM Creates A Molecule That Could Destroy All Viruses
Popular Science
As an alternative way to fight, the macromolecule also contains a sugar called mannose. This sugar attaches to healthy immune cells and forces them closer to the virus so that the viral infection can be eradicated more easily. The researchers tested ...

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Many Breast Cancer Patients Try Alternative Treatments First - Newsmax

Fri, 2016-05-13 10:03

Newsmax

Many Breast Cancer Patients Try Alternative Treatments First
Newsmax
Of all the women in the study, 87 percent said they used some type of alternative therapy, most commonly dietary supplements and mind-body practices. Many women used two alternative therapies, and 38 percent used three or more, the findings showed.
More women with breast cancer are choosing useless alternative therapies over chemotherapy, warn scientistsThe Independent
Blog: Patients using alternative treatments more likely to delay chemoModernHealthcare.com (blog)
Alternative Therapies can Delay the Onset of ChemotherapyScienceNewsHub

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Prolonged breath holds of over five minutes could help in targeted radiotherapy - Science Daily

Fri, 2016-05-13 07:50

Prolonged breath holds of over five minutes could help in targeted radiotherapy
Science Daily
"Following on from our preliminary work on healthy subjects, we wanted to see if we could help patients with breast cancer to achieve a breath hold of over two minutes to allow a radiotherapy treatment to be delivered in a single breath-hold." 15 ...

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Women taking certain complementary and alternative therapies 'less likely to start chemo' - Cancer Research UK

Fri, 2016-05-13 06:21

Cancer Research UK

Women taking certain complementary and alternative therapies 'less likely to start chemo'
Cancer Research UK
"Women shouldn't think of complementary and alternative therapies as a substitute for conventional cancer medicines." - Dr Emma Smith, Cancer Research UK. After surgery, women with breast cancer that hasn't spread are often offered chemotherapy, since ...

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Prince Charles Uses Homeopathic Treatments For Farm Animals To Curb Dependence On Antibiotics - Tech Times

Fri, 2016-05-13 03:01

Tech Times

Prince Charles Uses Homeopathic Treatments For Farm Animals To Curb Dependence On Antibiotics
Tech Times
In a recent international conference, Prince Charles explained this alternative solution in front of delegates from 20 nations and organizations, including Dame Sally Davies, the chief medical officer who once said that homeopathic treatment in humans ...

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Home 'remedy?' Beware of black salve, dermatologists say - Science Daily

Thu, 2016-05-12 19:54

Home 'remedy?' Beware of black salve, dermatologists say
Science Daily
In addition to these side effects, black salve use may delay the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer, giving the disease the opportunity to spread and become harder to remove -- even life-threatening. While manufacturers and distributors of black ...

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Woman accused of treating cancer patients without license arrested in Boerne - WOAI

Thu, 2016-05-12 19:35

WOAI

Woman accused of treating cancer patients without license arrested in Boerne
WOAI
One patient who saw Hunter for four months paid her $15,000. Boerne police raided Hunter's two offices last week: Hope of Life Alternative Treatment Center on North Main Street and Hope of Life Center on Scenic Loop Road. Investigators say she used the ...

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Modern myths busted - mice don't love cheese, alcohol doesn't keep you warm, and sharks DO get cancer... - Mirror.co.uk

Thu, 2016-05-12 16:02

Mirror.co.uk

Modern myths busted - mice don't love cheese, alcohol doesn't keep you warm, and sharks DO get cancer...
Mirror.co.uk
There are plenty of examples of sharks with cancer. This myth has been used as the pseudoscientific basis for the use of shark cartilage as an alternative cancer treatment and is implicated in diminishing shark populations. The world of alternative ...

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Alternative to Colonoscopy for those not at risk for colon cancer - WKYC-TV

Thu, 2016-05-12 10:12

WKYC-TV

Alternative to Colonoscopy for those not at risk for colon cancer
WKYC-TV
The good news is that when adults get screened for colorectal cancer, it can be detected early at a stage when treatment is most likely to be successful, and in some cases, it can be prevented through the detection and removal of precancerous polyps ...

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More women with breast cancer are choosing useless alternative therapies over chemotherapy, warn scientists - The Independent

Thu, 2016-05-12 09:58

The Independent

More women with breast cancer are choosing useless alternative therapies over chemotherapy, warn scientists
The Independent
The researchers found: “Complementary and alternative therapy use among patients with breast cancer has increased in the past two decades. The most commonly used complementary and alternative therapies were dietary supplements and mind-body ...
Early Breast Cancer and Alternative MedicineWebMD
Is initiation of chemo affected by complementary, alternative medicine use? The JAMA Network JournalsEurekAlert (press release)
Many Choose Supplements Over Chemo for Breast CancerJilard Health Digest

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MS drug may raise colorectal cancer risk - Medical News Today

Thu, 2016-05-12 01:57

Medical News Today

MS drug may raise colorectal cancer risk
Medical News Today
... risk of AML and colorectal cancer with mitoxantrone use, the team says the overall cancer incidence in this cohort "appears acceptably low to justify mitoxantrone treatment in severely affected patients with MS if no better therapeutic alternative ...

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Heartache as new mum Jodie McAuley diagnosed with terminal cancer - Belfast Telegraph

Thu, 2016-05-12 00:40

Belfast Telegraph

Heartache as new mum Jodie McAuley diagnosed with terminal cancer
Belfast Telegraph
"This Crowdfunder is run by a family member and is there to help Jodie's family and to help take the worry from her about struggles such as childcare, traveling expenses, alternative treatment, care and all the other things that we take for granted ...

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As lawmakers push new legislation, debate over assisted suicide continues - News 10NBC

Wed, 2016-05-11 21:13

News 10NBC

As lawmakers push new legislation, debate over assisted suicide continues
News 10NBC
Barraco says, "The only thing you can do in New York State now is to stop eating and drinking so you can starve yourself to death as a better alternative to having cancer come get you." Barraco promised her that he would fight to get assisted suicide ...

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Doctors must lead us out of our opioid abuse epidemic - CNN

Wed, 2016-05-11 18:36

CNN

Doctors must lead us out of our opioid abuse epidemic
CNN
... the most common cause of preventable death in America today. It is a horrifying and shameful statistic. And, having traveled all over the world covering natural disaster, wars and famine, I am fully confident we Americans don't have 75% of the ...

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I-Team: Boerne woman admits using Chicago surgeon's medical credentials - KENS5.com

Wed, 2016-05-11 16:40

KENS5.com

I-Team: Boerne woman admits using Chicago surgeon's medical credentials
KENS5.com
All these old desperate people, she's just bleeding them and their families dry," added Hollister, a breast cancer survivor who sought alternative treatments after learning that her cancer had metastasized last year. Hollister's partner, Barry Genaske ...
Boerne clinic allegedly run by fake doctor still open for businessKSAT San Antonio

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Robotic VATS could be safe alternative to conventional thoracoscopic procedures for lung cancer treatment - News-Medical.net

Wed, 2016-05-11 12:43

Robotic VATS could be safe alternative to conventional thoracoscopic procedures for lung cancer treatment
News-Medical.net
A new study shows that robotic video-assisted lung resection to remove a tumor achieves comparable outcomes with no significant differences in complications compared to conventional video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), and robotic VATS ...

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Yelm golfer begins day with radiation treatment, ends it by making tournament cut - The News Tribune

Tue, 2016-05-10 23:00

The News Tribune

Yelm golfer begins day with radiation treatment, ends it by making tournament cut
The News Tribune
Twelve hours after her day began with radiation treatment at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Kabouni, who shot a 108, was the final golfer to advance to the second day of the Class 4A Narrows League girls golf tournament at Lake Spanaway Golf Course. “It ...

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Woman says work with horses has aided her cancer fight - Palm Beach Post

Tue, 2016-05-10 22:02

Palm Beach Post

Woman says work with horses has aided her cancer fight
Palm Beach Post
About thirty years ago, Stacey Small walked away from a design job in New York City to pursue a life around horses. That decision to work at a race track and her subsequent study of holistic treatments for racehorses altered the path of Small's life.

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