Alternative Cancer Treatment

Preparing to survive: considerations for life after cancer - The Glen Rose Reporter

Wed, 2014-08-06 02:46

Preparing to survive: considerations for life after cancer
The Glen Rose Reporter
Before starting treatment, patients should have an honest conversation about their expectations. It can be overwhelming for patients to stop and think about the future when they are faced with cancer treatment decisions that will need to be made rapidly.

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$7.3 million grant helps Kaiser Permanente expand cancer clinical trials, research - Vallejo Times-Herald

Tue, 2014-08-05 16:11

$7.3 million grant helps Kaiser Permanente expand cancer clinical trials, research
Vallejo Times-Herald
The NCORP designation also provides new funding and focus for research into cancer care delivery, including evaluating alternative treatment delivery systems, preventing disease, managing pain and symptoms and investigating disparities in cancer ...

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Fundraiser set to assist Lester woman in cancer battle - News Courier

Tue, 2014-08-05 09:26

Fundraiser set to assist Lester woman in cancer battle
News Courier
The alternative treatment is expensive, with the first round costing $20,000. That cost includes hospital stay, treatments, scans and 20 straight days of therapies. The second round will be $8,400. There is home therapy as well that will be around $800 ...
Beth's Bash breast cancer fundraiser this Saturday at the Limestone County ...al.com

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IsoRay's Cesium-131 Isotope Produces Excellent Results in Treating Metastatic ... - EIN News (press release)

Tue, 2014-08-05 08:38

IsoRay's Cesium-131 Isotope Produces Excellent Results in Treating Metastatic ...
EIN News (press release)
As we continue to develop our product offerings internally with support from industry leaders, our message is clear and the medical community is becoming increasingly aware of the innovative alternative our Cesium-131 products offer to cancer patients.".
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IsoRay's Cesium-131 Isotope Produces Excellent Results in Treating Metastatic ... - MarketWatch

Tue, 2014-08-05 06:34

IsoRay's Cesium-131 Isotope Produces Excellent Results in Treating Metastatic ...
MarketWatch
As we continue to develop our product offerings internally with support from industry leaders, our message is clear and the medical community is becoming increasingly aware of the innovative alternative our Cesium-131 products offer to cancer patients.".

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Survey: Drug Shortages May Weaken Cancer Care - Pharmacy Practice News

Mon, 2014-08-04 16:45

Survey: Drug Shortages May Weaken Cancer Care
Pharmacy Practice News
Cancer shortages are difficult in that there are few [alternative agents available],” commented Erin Fox, PharmD, the director of the drug information service at the University of Utah Hospitals & Clinics in Salt Lake City, who was not involved with ...

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Latest Cancer Research: Scientists produce artificial molecules to treat cancer - TheHealthSite

Mon, 2014-08-04 02:42

TheHealthSite

Latest Cancer Research: Scientists produce artificial molecules to treat cancer
TheHealthSite
These molecules have been successfully used to treat colon cancer cells in laboratory testing and posses a lot of potential in development of anti-cancer drugs or treatment. These new molecules have a similar 3D helix form as that of the natural peptides.

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Pawpaw sees cancer lump reduced from golf-ball to marble - Rockhampton Morning Bulletin

Sun, 2014-08-03 16:17

Pawpaw sees cancer lump reduced from golf-ball to marble
Rockhampton Morning Bulletin
Kinka Beach resident Deb Lindley with a tonic made from paw paw leaves which she attributes to her cancer remission. Photo: Chris Ison / The Morning Bulletin Chris Ison. DEB Lindley did not hear the doctor finish the sentence that delivered the ...

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No other reports of pawpaw brew as successful therapy - Rockhampton Morning Bulletin

Sun, 2014-08-03 16:07

No other reports of pawpaw brew as successful therapy
Rockhampton Morning Bulletin
Spokesperson Katie Clift said there was insufficient evidence on the effectiveness of complementary and alternative therapies in cancer treatment, but research suggested many patients used complementary therapies while undergoing clinical treatment.

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Beyond pharmaceuticals - Philly.com

Sun, 2014-08-03 01:05

Philly.com

Beyond pharmaceuticals
Philly.com
People use them to help regain control of their treatment. And the sickest cancer patients are willing to take more risks when it comes to alternative care, said Diljeet Singh, who directs gynecologic oncology at the Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center in ...

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My Life, My Words: Lives well-lived - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Sat, 2014-08-02 22:17

My Life, My Words: Lives well-lived
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
As she played with my dog, Beck, Carolina and I talked about our kids, school, people we knew, dogs and cancer. She said she was feeling good, in remission, and still hoping to find a cure by experimenting on herself with alternative therapies and ...

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Use of crowdfunding to help cover medical expenses growing - The Daily Progress

Sat, 2014-08-02 17:42

Use of crowdfunding to help cover medical expenses growing
The Daily Progress
“While savings is used most often, relying on family and friends, using formal and alternative credit, increasing work hours, and selling items are also used frequently to deal with emergencies,” researchers said. According to the American Cancer ...

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Clinic marks 50-year fight against cancer - Isle of Man Today

Sat, 2014-08-02 00:00

Isle of Man Today

Clinic marks 50-year fight against cancer
Isle of Man Today
The Staywell Clinic has been providing an alternative place for women to have a cervical screening tests for 50 years. Isle of Man ... Some women who have an abnormal test result may need to have treatment to stop cancer developing in the future. But ...

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Cancer Patients Can Get 'Chemo Brain'; Treatment Available - CBS Local

Fri, 2014-08-01 21:22

CBS Local

Cancer Patients Can Get 'Chemo Brain'; Treatment Available
CBS Local
Dr. Meyer says up to sixty percent of patients undergoing treatment for all types of cancers can develop chemo brain to some degree. It can last for months, ... But Dr. Meyer says having chemo brain is certainly better than the alternative. “You can't ...

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Cancer Patients Can Get 'Chemo Brain'; Treatment Available - CBS Local

Fri, 2014-08-01 18:41

CBS Local

Cancer Patients Can Get 'Chemo Brain'; Treatment Available
CBS Local
Dr. Meyer says up to sixty percent of patients undergoing treatment for all types of cancers can develop chemo brain to some degree. It can last for months, ... But Dr. Meyer says having chemo brain is certainly better than the alternative. “You can't ...

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Is Ginseng Effective for Cancer-Related Fatigue? - Medscape

Fri, 2014-08-01 10:15

Is Ginseng Effective for Cancer-Related Fatigue?
Medscape
Cancer-related fatigue (CRF) is one of the most disabling and distressing sequelae of cancer and its treatments. Fatigue occurs in ... Because ginseng is a natural product, potency (and resulting efficacy and tolerability) may vary between lots. When ...

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Promising Early Results on Universal Blood Test for Cancer - Singularity Hub

Fri, 2014-08-01 09:07

Promising Early Results on Universal Blood Test for Cancer
Singularity Hub
Absent an outright cure, it's thought that early diagnosis of terminal diseases like cancer make treatment more effective and raise the probability of survival. But diagnosis is not always straightforward and often requires costly and invasive tests ...

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Surgical device that can spread cancer in women having fibroid surgery or ... - Yahoo!7 News

Thu, 2014-07-31 22:48

Surgical device that can spread cancer in women having fibroid surgery or ...
Yahoo!7 News
"Health professionals are strongly advised to consider whether to use alternative treatment methods ... where definitive exclusion of malignant change cannot be made," it said. The TGA continues to investigate, while Johnson & Johnson has asked ...

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J&J pulls controversial hysterectomy tool off the market - The Star-Ledger

Thu, 2014-07-31 18:14

J&J pulls controversial hysterectomy tool off the market
The Star-Ledger
If there is undetectable cancer embedded in the fibroid, that cancer could instantly become Stage 4, or metastatic, cancer. ... For now, women are postponing surgery, looking at alternative treatment, or opting for an traditional hysterectomy, he said ...

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Cancer Patients Can Get 'Chemo Brain'; Treatment Available - CBS Local

Thu, 2014-07-31 04:26

Cancer Patients Can Get 'Chemo Brain'; Treatment Available
CBS Local
Dr. Meyer says up to sixty percent of patients undergoing treatment for all types of cancers can develop chemo brain to some degree. It can last for months, ... But Dr. Meyer says having chemo brain is certainly better than the alternative. “You can't ...

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