Alternative Cancer Treatment

Genetically Modified Cells Just Cured Two Babies of Leukemia - Futurism

Thu, 2017-01-26 12:29

Digital Trends

Genetically Modified Cells Just Cured Two Babies of Leukemia
Futurism
In 2016 alone, 58,320 people in the U.S. died from leukemia. This new development could increase a patients' chance of survival; Current treatment methods can increase a patient's risk of secondary cancer after remission. This Engineered T-Cell ...
Doctors in London May Have Cured Two Babies of Cancer | Digital ...Digital Trends
Two Infants Treated with Universal Immune Cells Have Their Cancer VanishMIT Technology Review
Molecular remission of infant B-ALL after infusion of universal TALEN gene-edited CAR T cells | Science ...Science Translational Medicine

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Natural compound could improve treatment of triple-negative breast cancer - Science Daily

Tue, 2017-01-24 13:22

Natural compound could improve treatment of triple-negative breast cancer
Science Daily
Now, researchers have found that luteolin, a natural compound found in herbs such as thyme and parsley, and vegetables such as celery and broccoli, could reduce the risk of developing metastasis originating from triple-negative breast cancer in women.

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Mother of 4 rejects breast cancer treatment in favor of vegan diet - Fox News

Tue, 2017-01-24 08:14

Fox News

Mother of 4 rejects breast cancer treatment in favor of vegan diet
Fox News
... she has defied the medical advise, by declining both options. Instead, she has overhauled her diet to eliminate meat and dairy. “I've chosen the natural way to show cancer the door, pronto,” the 36-year-old said. Click for more from The Sun ...

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Tackling cancer treatment myths, from clean eating to cannabis - The Guardian (blog)

Tue, 2017-01-24 07:54

Tackling cancer treatment myths, from clean eating to cannabis
The Guardian (blog)
Faced with the prospect of chemotherapy, many patients wonder if there is a more “natural” option. The hope is that cannabis, homeopathy or a herbal supplement will eradicate cancer whilst sparing the patient the potentially unpleasant treatment ...

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USC researchers strike blow in the battle against cancer - ColaDaily.com

Mon, 2017-01-23 21:54

USC researchers strike blow in the battle against cancer
ColaDaily.com
The finding, scientists said, suggests that patients with this subtype may respond better to alternative treatments that target their tumors' unique genetic structure, which is different than most other cervical cancers. “Cervical cancer patients are ...

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Mum eating healthy instead of conventional treatment to beat cancer ... - Metro

Mon, 2017-01-23 10:06

Metro

Mum eating healthy instead of conventional treatment to beat cancer ...
Metro
One day during December, when Sarah Valentine hopped out of the shower, she noticed she'd lost some weight – and decided to have a little dance to ...

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New biomarker allows better prediction of survival for patients with colorectal metastases - Science Daily

Mon, 2017-01-23 09:53

New biomarker allows better prediction of survival for patients with colorectal metastases
Science Daily
It might be possible, in future, to use biomarkers to define patient subgroups and treat them with customised cancer therapy or to find new treatment options as an alternative to surgery. Further prospective, clinical studies are required to ...

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Man with cancer beats 8 month prognosis - despite shunning hospital treatment - Liverpool Echo

Sat, 2017-01-21 05:47

Liverpool Echo

Man with cancer beats 8 month prognosis - despite shunning hospital treatment
Liverpool Echo
When Sean Walsh's cancer aggressively returned, doctors said he had eight months to live unless he went through gruelling rounds of chemotherapy. But Sean refused the treatment and decided to take a different approach which he hoped would be gentler ...

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“Right to Try” legislation provides alternative treatments - Marietta Times

Sat, 2017-01-21 00:17

“Right to Try” legislation provides alternative treatments
Marietta Times
Conventional treatment methods are sometimes insufficient to improve a patient's condition, especially those battling cancer, a neurological disorder, and other serious and progressive forms of illnesses. It is all too easy to give up hope in these ...

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Complementary and alternative medicine use among patients with cancer in Mongolia: a National hospital survey - BMC Blogs Network

Thu, 2017-01-19 12:38

Complementary and alternative medicine use among patients with cancer in Mongolia: a National hospital survey
BMC Blogs Network
The National Cancer Center in Ulaanbaatar has both inpatient and outpatient chemotherapy and radiotherapy units where approximately 1300 patients receive the treatment over a period of 6 months. However, for this study only patients attending the ...

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The dying officer treated for cancer with baking soda - BBC News

Thu, 2017-01-19 05:00

The dying officer treated for cancer with baking soda
BBC News
One patient who believed he could cure her cancer, British Army officer Naima Houder-Mohammed, paid thousands of dollars for his alkaline treatment, which consisted mainly of intravenous infusions of baking soda. In May 2009 Naima Houder-Mohammed was ...

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PET scans could offer alternative route for treatment of esophageal cancer - Healio

Wed, 2017-01-18 14:12

PET scans could offer alternative route for treatment of esophageal cancer
Healio
PET scans used to assess tumor response to initial chemotherapy allowed clinicians to tailor additional treatments for patients with esophageal cancer, leading to an improvement in pathologic complete response rates, according to results of a federally ...

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Northwestern to lead trial for rare cancer patients - Northwestern University NewsCenter

Wed, 2017-01-18 11:19

Northwestern University NewsCenter

Northwestern to lead trial for rare cancer patients
Northwestern University NewsCenter
CHICAGO --- A novel national trial for people with no established alternative to treat their rare cancers is being co-led by Northwestern Medicine investigators, who helped conceive of and develop the project. The clinical trial called DART will offer ...

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Warwick Uni cancer-patient describes £50000 crowdfunding for his treatment as a “beautiful thing” - The Tab

Wed, 2017-01-18 10:41

The Tab

Warwick Uni cancer-patient describes £50000 crowdfunding for his treatment as a “beautiful thing”
The Tab
Just two weeks ago, Joanna accompanied Alexander to Germany to receive treatment for his cancer at an alternative clinic. She explained how the approach to Alex's treatment differs greatly to that in the UK. Hypothermia treatment is a method based ...

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Watch-and-wait approach may be alternative to surgery for certain patients with rectal cancer - Healio

Wed, 2017-01-18 05:10

Watch-and-wait approach may be alternative to surgery for certain patients with rectal cancer
Healio
Patients with rectal cancer who achieve a clinical complete response to treatment may be able to follow a watch-and-wait approach rather than undergo surgery, according to results of a multicenter, observational study scheduled for presentation at the ...

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PET-Guided Treatment Improves Outcomes in Esophageal Cancer - OncLive

Tue, 2017-01-17 18:51

OncLive

PET-Guided Treatment Improves Outcomes in Esophageal Cancer
OncLive
Among patients who switched to an alternative chemotherapy regimen based on PET imaging, the pCR rate was 18%. In previous studies, pCR rates were only 5% among patients who continued the same chemotherapy in the neoadjuvant phase despite a ...

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Thousands raised to send local man abroad to help with alternative cancer treatment - Meridian Booster

Tue, 2017-01-17 16:59

Meridian Booster

Thousands raised to send local man abroad to help with alternative cancer treatment
Meridian Booster
In just two days a GoFundMe campaign in support of Jason Anderson's fight against brain cancer was able to raise more than $30,000. Anderson, a husband and father of two, is described as a person who would go out of his way to help anyone, as well as a ...

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Teen Brothers Diagnosed With Cancer 11 Months Apart: 'How Can This Be Happening?' - Us Weekly

Tue, 2017-01-17 12:01

Us Weekly

Teen Brothers Diagnosed With Cancer 11 Months Apart: 'How Can This Be Happening?'
Us Weekly
Instead, the Cedar Springs, Michigan, family traveled more than 1,000 miles to the Burzynski Clinic, an alternative cancer treatment center, in Houston. Within six weeks, the high school sophomore's tumor had shrunk to one-third it's size. “He was at ...

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About 2000 Qualify Under NH Pot Law - Valley News

Mon, 2017-01-16 23:25

Valley News

About 2000 Qualify Under NH Pot Law
Valley News
The state's alternative treatment centers started opening last spring, with the last one opening in August. The youngest qualifying patient is 2 years old; the oldest is 98. Applications continue to be steady, said Mike Holt, the administrative rules ...

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Apricot kernels shouldn't be used as a natural treatment for cancer - South China Morning Post

Mon, 2017-01-16 15:48

South China Morning Post

Apricot kernels shouldn't be used as a natural treatment for cancer
South China Morning Post
He cites the case of severe cyanide poisoning in a four-year-old boy in Germany undergoing alternative medicine treatment with amygdalin and apricot kernels. The unresponsive child was brought to the emergency department of the hospital where initial ...

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