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New therapies offer some hope for those facing glioblastoma brain tumors - Washington Post

Mon, 2015-02-23 21:24

New therapies offer some hope for those facing glioblastoma brain tumors
Washington Post
For example, an innovative “anti-cancer hat” has been so successful that trials have been cut short to allow more people to benefit from this approach as quickly as possible. Other unconventional treatments are also moving forward in trials. My medical ...

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MD Anderson Studies Skin Cancer Patients Resistant to Leading Therapy - Newswise (press release)

Mon, 2015-02-23 16:46

MD Anderson Studies Skin Cancer Patients Resistant to Leading Therapy
Newswise (press release)
Therefore, figuring out how melanoma gets around the drug is a critical first step in identifying an alternative therapy for these patients once resistance develops, or better yet, a way to treat these patients with combinations that prevent the ...

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Oncologists Need to Ask About Herbs and Supplements - Medscape

Mon, 2015-02-23 13:36

Oncologists Need to Ask About Herbs and Supplements
Medscape
A large percentage of cancer patients use complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), including herbs and supplements, while undergoing treatment. However, fewer than half of US oncologists ever initiate discussions about the use of these products, ...
professor who 'cured' his own cancerNew Zealand Herald

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Advice To Cancer Patients From Julie Yip-Williams: Get Your Doctor To Care ... - Medical Daily

Fri, 2015-02-20 10:33

Medical Daily

Advice To Cancer Patients From Julie Yip-Williams: Get Your Doctor To Care ...
Medical Daily
So although NYU is ranked number 50 among cancer hospitals, she prefers it to the stringent and top-ranked Sloan Kettering. She prefers her easy-going relationship with Chachoua, who is not only open to alternative treatments but even allows her to ...

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Beaumont starts building high-tech cancer center - The Detroit News

Fri, 2015-02-20 01:46

The Detroit News

Beaumont starts building high-tech cancer center
The Detroit News
The Proton Therapy Center at Beaumont Hospital's Cancer Institute in Royal Oak provides a high-tech alternative to destroy cancerous cells while keeping intact healthy tissue with fewer side effects. It is ideally suited to treat cancers close to vital ...
Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak breaks ground on $40M Proton Therapy CenterMLive.com
Beaumont breaks ground on $40M proton beam center in Royal OakCrain's Detroit Business
Beaumont, Royal Oak breaks ground on Proton Therapy Center to treat cancerVirtual Press Office (press release)

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Seth Davis Promotes His Mom's Hoax Cancer Cures - Deadspin

Thu, 2015-02-19 13:03

Deadspin

Seth Davis Promotes His Mom's Hoax Cancer Cures
Deadspin
And lest you think you'll be fine if you try these alternative treatments in addition to conventional cancer treatments, a recent study found that some alternative therapies can actually have drug interactions that lessen the effectiveness of cancer ...

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Milk proteins show promise in cancer prevention, treatment - Feedstuffs

Wed, 2015-02-18 14:09

Milk proteins show promise in cancer prevention, treatment
Feedstuffs
The discovery of natural anticancer compounds may be a better alternative for the treatment of cancer, IFT said. Cancer is the most widely recognized cause for human mortality. While more research needs to be done, this innovation will contribute ...
Milk Proteins Show Promise in Prevention and Treatment of CancerNewswise (press release)

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Doctor's clinical trials lead to cancer treatment - New Castle News

Wed, 2015-02-18 04:06

New Castle News

Doctor's clinical trials lead to cancer treatment
New Castle News
Slamon, director of the Revlon/UCLA Women's Cancer Research Program and Clinical/Translational Research at the Jonsson Cancer Center in Los Angeles, and colleague Dr. Richard Finn have been conducting clinical drug trials for the drug developed in ...

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Ovarian cancer discovery suggests new treatment strategy - Medical News Today

Tue, 2015-02-17 19:05

Medical News Today

Ovarian cancer discovery suggests new treatment strategy
Medical News Today
While ovarian cancer patients initially respond to standard platinum-based chemotherapy, the response rate for those with ovarian clear cell carcinoma is typically poor and, unfortunately, there are currently no effective alternative therapies ...

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Dandelion root cancer treatment enters clinical trials, company to market it ... - Windsor Star (blog)

Tue, 2015-02-17 18:50

Windsor Star (blog)

Dandelion root cancer treatment enters clinical trials, company to market it ...
Windsor Star (blog)
To mark what would have been Kevin Couvillon's 31st birthday, the revolutionary dandelion root natural cancer treatment program that bears his name had a few surprises to reveal Tuesday. After overcoming some hurdles, Phase 1 of the clinical trials ...

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Austin Cyberknife Offers Alternative Treatments - KXAN.com

Tue, 2015-02-17 17:52

Austin Cyberknife Offers Alternative Treatments
KXAN.com
Austin CyberKnife offers alternative treatment to typical radiation or surgery for cancer patients. Patients can almost always take up right where they left off with their normal activities as soon as they leave. Dr. Doug Rivera, a radiation oncologist ...

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John Gurney running a new race, against cancer - Mansfield News Journal

Tue, 2015-02-17 12:41

Mansfield News Journal

John Gurney running a new race, against cancer
Mansfield News Journal
Gurney will receive treatment from the Get Well Center in Mansfield, which offers intensive and comprehensive alternative treatments. It will take its toll on the Gurneys' finances. Hence, the run. Gurney is looking forward to running the race with his ...

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Cream Can Help with Some Forms of Skin Cancer - KSTP.com

Tue, 2015-02-17 09:05

Cream Can Help with Some Forms of Skin Cancer
KSTP.com
It's a non-surgical option—a cream called Aldara. Its generic name is Imiquimod. The cream was invented by a St. Paul man. Initially, 3M manufactured it. Aldara hasn't really been recognized as an alternative cancer treatment. That's why a Northfield ...

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MEVION S250 Becomes First Proton Therapy System Approved to Treat Cancer ... - Rock Hill Herald (press release)

Tue, 2015-02-17 08:15

Rock Hill Herald (press release)

MEVION S250 Becomes First Proton Therapy System Approved to Treat Cancer ...
Rock Hill Herald (press release)
The MEVION S250 is the first proton therapy system to receive a Health Canada Medical Device License. It is an advanced treatment option for cancer, providing a superior alternative to photon radiation therapy. BUSINESS WIRE ...

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MEVION S250 Becomes First Proton Therapy System Approved to Treat Cancer ... - Business Wire (press release)

Tue, 2015-02-17 08:00

Business Wire (press release)

MEVION S250 Becomes First Proton Therapy System Approved to Treat Cancer ...
Business Wire (press release)
The MEVION S250 is the first proton therapy system to receive a Health Canada Medical Device License. It is an advanced treatment option for cancer, providing a superior alternative to photon radiation therapy. (Photo: Business Wire) ...

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Lynch syndrome suggested in colon cancer case - STLtoday.com

Tue, 2015-02-17 00:02

Lynch syndrome suggested in colon cancer case
STLtoday.com
I am a natural redhead and never sunbathed or used a tanning bed. It has been 38 years, and I am still cancer-free. I get a skin check from my dermatologist every six months. ... Although there have been some exciting new developments in treating ...

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Millions at risk of losing coverage as justices take up challenge to Obamacare - Washington Post

Mon, 2015-02-16 21:54

Millions at risk of losing coverage as justices take up challenge to Obamacare
Washington Post
Erin Meredith, a fifth-generation Republican who lives in Austin, was no fan of President Obama's Affordable Care Act, which she considered just another wasteful government handout. She didn't sign up for ... But any alternative would raise a host of ...

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Cancer treatments make remarkable advances - YourWestValley.com

Mon, 2015-02-16 15:12

Cancer treatments make remarkable advances
YourWestValley.com
First there was surgery, then the painful “poisoning and burning” from treatments, by which the cancer was supposedly vanquished. Four months later? Stage 4. One round of chemo was followed by an “alternative approach.” An acquaintance had endured ...

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Hospira launches first biosimilar monoclonal antibody (mAb) Inflectrab ... - CNNMoney

Mon, 2015-02-16 04:01

Hospira launches first biosimilar monoclonal antibody (mAb) Inflectrab ...
CNNMoney
For example, it has been estimated that 40% of RA patients in Europe have severely restricted access to biologic treatment.2 Inflectra can offer a cost-effective alternative while maintaining the same quality, safety and efficacy as the reference ...

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New medicine offers woman a dose of hope - WTSP 10 News

Mon, 2015-02-16 03:25

WTSP 10 News

New medicine offers woman a dose of hope
WTSP 10 News
She'd recently watched a 60 Minutes episode on genetics and cancer and reasoned "there's still just a chance there could be (a new treatment) right around the corner." But Conley wasn't thinking that far ahead. She just knew that the remaining chemo ...

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