Alternative Cancer Treatment

Researchers find a new way to identify, target malignant aging in leukemia - Science Daily

Fri, 2016-08-26 13:41

Science Daily

Researchers find a new way to identify, target malignant aging in leukemia
Science Daily
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center have identified RNA-based biomarkers that distinguish between normal, aging hematopoietic stem cells and leukemia stem cells associated with secondary acute ...

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German practitioner suspected of killing patients with experimental drug - Reuters

Fri, 2016-08-26 08:44

German practitioner suspected of killing patients with experimental drug
Reuters
BERLIN The head of an alternative cancer treatment center in Germany is under investigation after three patients died there in suspicious circumstances, German prosecutors said on Friday. The non-medical practitioner, identified as Klaus R., is ...

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Patients have Unrealistic Expectations for Alternative Cancer Treatments: Doctors - The Korea Bizwire

Fri, 2016-08-26 00:49

The Korea Bizwire

Patients have Unrealistic Expectations for Alternative Cancer Treatments: Doctors
The Korea Bizwire
“As far as those in medical circles are concerned, alternative or supplementary cancer remedies lack substantial scientific evidence with regards to their effectiveness in contributing to a full recovery from cancer, apart from their partial ...

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Perth doctors say Oshin Kiszko's chances of survival are 'remote' but want him to have treatment - Daily Mail

Thu, 2016-08-25 17:42

Daily Mail

Perth doctors say Oshin Kiszko's chances of survival are 'remote' but want him to have treatment
Daily Mail
Oshin's cancer is now diagnosed as terminal and his parents, Angela Kiszko and Colin Strachan, are requesting that he enjoy his last days without the intensive treatment. The couple will reportedly fight for palliative care in court instead for Oshin ...

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Fateful evolution: New study improves accuracy of cancer diagnosis - Science Daily

Thu, 2016-08-25 09:25

Fateful evolution: New study improves accuracy of cancer diagnosis
Science Daily
The data sheds new light on the evolutionary dynamics involved in the progression from BE to cancer, with important implications for clinical surveillance and early treatment. The findings further support measures of genetic diversity as universal ...

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Melatonin boost a key to fighting breast cancer - Science Daily

Wed, 2016-08-24 20:11

Melatonin boost a key to fighting breast cancer
Science Daily
The growth of these mammospheres was enhanced with chemicals known to fuel tumor growth, namely, the natural hormone estrogen, and estrogen-like chemical Bisphenol A, or BPA, found in many types of plastic food packages. Melatonin treatment ...

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Life after cancer: What's the best option for breast reconstruction? - NewsOK.com

Wed, 2016-08-24 14:43

NewsOK.com

Life after cancer: What's the best option for breast reconstruction?
NewsOK.com
Not only will a woman have to cope with the emotional and physical concerns that a breast cancer diagnosis carries, she will also have to decide about treatment options – chemo, radiation, surgery. Moreover, she will have to make decisions about ...

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Woman with aggressive breast cancer refuses chemo and vows to beat it with COFFEE ENEMAS - Daily Mail

Tue, 2016-08-23 16:45

Daily Mail

Woman with aggressive breast cancer refuses chemo and vows to beat it with COFFEE ENEMAS
Daily Mail
A woman diagnosed with aggressive breast cancer has discussed her reasons for refusing traditional treatment - and vowed to beat the disease using natural therapies. Fio Aguila, 32, from Beaconsfield, NSW, was told she had stage three breast cancer in ...

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Mount Sinai Sets Up Computational and Systems Pathology Center - Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

Tue, 2016-08-23 12:28

Mount Sinai Sets Up Computational and Systems Pathology Center
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
The new academic research facility will explore efforts to more accurately classify diseases and guide treatment using computer vision and machine learning techniques. The Center for Computational and Systems Pathology will ... we can save patients ...

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Father who backs 'harmful' alternative cancer medication should ... - Telegraph.co.uk

Tue, 2016-08-23 06:58

Telegraph.co.uk

Father who backs 'harmful' alternative cancer medication should ...
Telegraph.co.uk
Baby The judge said Southampton city council had responsibility for the boy and had asked her to make decisions about the child's long-term future. Telegraph ...

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Juno Therapeutics Makes Revolutionary Breakthrough in Cancer Treatment - Wall Street Daily

Tue, 2016-08-23 02:06

Wall Street Daily

Juno Therapeutics Makes Revolutionary Breakthrough in Cancer Treatment
Wall Street Daily
And I'm a father and a husband before those things. It's more difficult to put the brakes on my natural curiosity when the matter becomes as personal as this. The latest innovation in pediatric oncology has taken the cancer survival and cure rate from ...

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Hidden plan exclusions may leave gaps in women's care, study finds - Worcester Telegram

Mon, 2016-08-22 22:07

Hidden plan exclusions may leave gaps in women's care, study finds
Worcester Telegram
However, insurers aren't required to cover testing for the 40 or so other genetic mutations that are also recognized as increasing women's risk of breast or ovarian cancer, Schlager said, and many don't do so. If a woman ... She said it fails to ...

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Pfizer to buy cancer drugmaker Medivation for $14 billion - The Mercury News

Mon, 2016-08-22 12:59

The Mercury News

Pfizer to buy cancer drugmaker Medivation for $14 billion
The Mercury News
Medivation is probably best known for making Xtandi, a prostate cancer drug that can be taken as an alternative to chemotherapy. Xtandi is also marketed by Medivation partner Astellas Pharma, of Japan. In a statement announcing the ... While Xtandi is ...

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Cannabis Treatment for Cancer - Green Rush Daily

Mon, 2016-08-22 12:56

Cannabis Treatment for Cancer
Green Rush Daily
With so many millions of people struggling with cancer, finding ways to manage its symptoms and combat its occurrence is a vitally important task. We'll give you the breakdown on the disease, how it's treated, and what a cannabis treatment for cancer ...

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Authorities investigating 70 deaths linked with German clinic - Fox News

Mon, 2016-08-22 09:52

Fox News

Authorities investigating 70 deaths linked with German clinic
Fox News
Some holistic cancer treatment proponents believe the acid can eradicate cancer cells, but other doctors argue it's “highly poisonous” and “not fully researched,” the news website reported. Klaus Ross, a medical appliance seller and technician, ran the ...

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No thanks? Patients don't credit pharma for co-pay discount programs, survey finds - FiercePharma

Mon, 2016-08-22 07:38

FiercePharma

No thanks? Patients don't credit pharma for co-pay discount programs, survey finds
FiercePharma
The online consumer sentiment analysis looked specifically at Astellas and Medivation's prostate cancer drug Xtandi, Bayer and Johnson & Johnson's blood thinner Xarelto, and Pfizer's breast cancer drug Ibrance. Pamela Batzel, Treato's senior ... "While ...

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These patients are challenging medicine as never before - LifeZette

Mon, 2016-08-22 03:43

These patients are challenging medicine as never before
LifeZette
As surviving cancer becomes more common, due to early detection and better treatments, the health care industry is slowly re-adjusting to a view of cancer as a chronic illness. Sixty-four percent of all survivors have lived five years past diagnosis ...

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Are insurance policies saving patients money, or keeping them from the treatment they need? - STAT

Sun, 2016-08-21 22:16

STAT

Are insurance policies saving patients money, or keeping them from the treatment they need?
STAT
... that her doctor initially wanted to prescribe. In another, a patient with lung cancer took a break from a successful chemotherapy regimen, then was blocked by her insurer from resuming it until she had tried other drugs. ... “Step therapy is ...

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Growing research finds psychedelics effective in treating disease - Baltimore Sun

Sun, 2016-08-21 08:54

Baltimore Sun

Growing research finds psychedelics effective in treating disease
Baltimore Sun
Scientists have discovered that psychedelic drugs have the potential to relieve clinical depression, anxiety in cancer patients, depression in hospice patients, post-traumatic stress disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder. McGlothlin, who was one ...

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Seattle struggles with sweep of homeless - Yakima Herald-Republic

Sun, 2016-08-21 00:06

Yakima Herald-Republic

Seattle struggles with sweep of homeless
Yakima Herald-Republic
At the Jackson Street cleanup in April, a few residents said they'd be interested in connecting with alternative housing options or social services. But the outreach workers who could have helped make such ... Some people may need help getting an ID ...

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