Alternative Cancer Treatment

Going tobacco-free, tall order for health-care facilities - Science Daily

Sat, 2016-04-16 19:29

Science Daily

Going tobacco-free, tall order for health-care facilities
Science Daily
... seems like a natural fit, but enforcing a tobacco-free policy that prohibits all people from using tobacco in buildings and on campus grounds it owns and leases can be a tall order. A state-wide survey showed that hospital, clinics and cancer ...

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Medicare plan on payment for cancer drugs stirs battle - KRQE News 13

Sat, 2016-04-16 11:23

KRQE News 13

Medicare plan on payment for cancer drugs stirs battle
KRQE News 13
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Medicare proposal to test new ways of paying for chemotherapy and other drugs given in a doctor's office has sparked a furious battle, and cancer doctors are demanding that the Obama administration scrap the experiment ...

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Carissa chooses alternative therapies to treat cancer - Gympie Times

Fri, 2016-04-15 18:48

Gympie Times

Carissa chooses alternative therapies to treat cancer
Gympie Times
Much of Carissa's research into alternative cures for cancer has come from US documentary maker Ty Bollinger. Mr Bollinger has highlighted alternative medicines and exposed the pitfalls of conventional medicines in his series, The Truth About Cancer.

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Carissa chooses alternative therapies to treat cancer - The Sunshine Coast Daily

Fri, 2016-04-15 18:44

The Sunshine Coast Daily

Carissa chooses alternative therapies to treat cancer
The Sunshine Coast Daily
Much of Carissa's research into alternative cures for cancer has come from US documentary maker Ty Bollinger. Mr Bollinger has highlighted alternative medicines and exposed the pitfalls of conventional medicines in his series, The Truth About Cancer.

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Cowgirl chooses alternative therapies to treat cancer - Rockhampton Morning Bulletin

Fri, 2016-04-15 18:38

Rockhampton Morning Bulletin

Cowgirl chooses alternative therapies to treat cancer
Rockhampton Morning Bulletin
Much of Carissa's research into alternative cures for cancer has come from US documentary maker Ty Bollinger. Mr Bollinger has highlighted alternative medicines and exposed the pitfalls of conventional medicines in his series, The Truth About Cancer.

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Immunotherapy with live bacterium improves response rate in malignant pleural mesothelioma - Science Daily

Fri, 2016-04-15 17:50

Immunotherapy with live bacterium improves response rate in malignant pleural mesothelioma
Science Daily
"Malignant pleural mesothelioma is a cancer of the lining of the lung and is rare but difficult to treat," said Prof Thierry Jahan, professor of medicine at the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center in San Francisco, US. "Standard of ...

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Plasma genotyping to predict treatment benefit in patients with NSCLC - Science Daily

Fri, 2016-04-15 17:50

Plasma genotyping to predict treatment benefit in patients with NSCLC
Science Daily
The benefit of plasma genotyping to predict treatment benefit in patients with non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is confirmed in three studies presented today at the European Lung Cancer Conference (ELCC) 2016 in Geneva, Switzerland.1 Researchers ...

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Grieving dad sues quack who treated dying son's cancer with fungi and alcohol instead of medicine - Raw Story

Fri, 2016-04-15 11:49

Raw Story

Grieving dad sues quack who treated dying son's cancer with fungi and alcohol instead of medicine
Raw Story
A grieving father is suing a homeopathic practitioner who treated his dying son with natural remedies instead of medicine. Julián Rodríguez's son died from an infection after seeking out alternative treatments for leukemia, and he hopes the lawsuit ...

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Speaking Up for Patient Preferences in Cancer Treatment Decisions - U.S. News & World Report

Fri, 2016-04-15 07:56

U.S. News & World Report

Speaking Up for Patient Preferences in Cancer Treatment Decisions
U.S. News & World Report
“Also alternative treatments, including no treatment. Often patients will be told of different treatments but not the option of observation, or just not treating it, [which] goes unmentioned.” Informed consent is a “terrific goal,” she says. “The ...

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Feds Pill Crackdown Drives Pain Patients to Heroin - Daily Beast

Thu, 2016-04-14 23:31

Daily Beast

Feds Pill Crackdown Drives Pain Patients to Heroin
Daily Beast
These are patients, like Baltz, who had been using narcotic medication for an extended period of time under a doctor's care—usually for chronic pain—and now faced nearly insurmountable hurdles to accessing their drugs. Some of these patients were ...

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Bakery owners celebrate remission with 'cancer party' - Aspen Times

Thu, 2016-04-14 20:51

Aspen Times

Bakery owners celebrate remission with 'cancer party'
Aspen Times
Fino and Annette Docimo can hardly find the words to thank the community for the support they've received during Fino's cancer treatment, so they'll thank the community in the language they're most fluent in: food. “We're doing a cancer party because I ...

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Roswell Park Cancer Institute implements new Gamma Knife radiosurgery technology - wivb.com

Thu, 2016-04-14 20:25

wivb.com

Roswell Park Cancer Institute implements new Gamma Knife radiosurgery technology
wivb.com
The new technology is a minimally invasive approach to treat malignant and nonmalignant brain disorders, the Institute said. Doctors can use the treatment, which employs intersecting gamma rays, to target difficult to access tumors as an alternative to ...

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This is your brain on LSD - Vox

Thu, 2016-04-14 12:30

Vox

This is your brain on LSD
Vox
It's one of the reasons why preliminary, small studies and research from the 1950s and '60s found hallucinogens can treat — and maybe cure — addiction, anxiety, and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Charles Grob, a UCLA professor of psychiatry and ...

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Arguably The Most Important Documentary In The History Of Medicine Was Just Released - Collective Evolution

Wed, 2016-04-13 19:31

Arguably The Most Important Documentary In The History Of Medicine Was Just Released
Collective Evolution
It also explores effective alternative ways to prevent and treat this disease. We write about cancer so much on CE because it is affecting more and more people each year, and important information about it is not being spread to the masses effectively ...

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Lung Cancer Clinicians Urged to Look Beyond RCT Data - Medscape

Wed, 2016-04-13 14:11

Lung Cancer Clinicians Urged to Look Beyond RCT Data
Medscape
GENEVA — Clinicians will increasingly have to turn to observational and registry data, rather than data from randomized controlled trials (RCTs), to provide the evidence that will support informed decision-making in the treatment of lung cancer ...

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Another Tri-State family loses child to rare brain cancer DIPG - WCPO

Wed, 2016-04-13 10:42

WCPO

Another Tri-State family loses child to rare brain cancer DIPG
WCPO
CINCINNATI – After months of fighting and praying, another Tri-State family lost their child to a rare brain cancer known as DIPG Sunday. Huxley Elliott Williams was just 3 years old, and had been fighting a brain tumor in his brain stem and medulla ...

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Prostate cancer hormone therapy tied to higher depression risk - Fox News

Wed, 2016-04-13 06:06

Fox News

Prostate cancer hormone therapy tied to higher depression risk
Fox News
Patients with prostate cancer who received hormone therapy were 23 percent more likely to develop depression and 29 percent more likely to have inpatient psychiatric treatment than men who received alternative treatments, the study found. "The take ...

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Former Blues Super Rugby player Kurtis Haiu dies of rare bone cancer - The Guardian

Wed, 2016-04-13 01:12

The Guardian

Former Blues Super Rugby player Kurtis Haiu dies of rare bone cancer
The Guardian
The Rugby Players Association said Haiu had tried a variety of treatments for the cancer, Ewings Sarcoma, including alternative treatment in Switzerland and surgery. Blues Captain Jerome Kaino said Haiu's battle with cancer was characteristically brave.
Kurtis Haiu dies of cancer aged 31, former Auckland and Blues Super Rugby playerDaily Mail
Rugby left devastated by loss of 'Blues brother' as Kurtis Haiu dies of cancerStuff.co.nz
Rugby-Former Blues lock Haiu dies of cancer aged 31Reuters UK
SkySports -Newshub
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Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Linked With Depression - NBCNews.com

Tue, 2016-04-12 15:48

NBCNews.com

Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Linked With Depression
NBCNews.com
Patients with prostate cancer who received hormone therapy were 23 percent more likely to develop depression and 29 percent more likely to have inpatient psychiatric treatment than men who received alternative treatments, the study found. "The take ...

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7 tips for cancer patients worrying about the cost of their care - Chicago Tribune

Tue, 2016-04-12 11:52

Chicago Tribune

7 tips for cancer patients worrying about the cost of their care
Chicago Tribune
Improved but expensive cancer drugs get singled out for blame, but there are other factors, including fees charged by hospitals and doctors and high-deductible health plans that require significant cost-sharing by patients. Yet there are ways to ...

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