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Loopers raise nearly $6000 to help with daughter's treatment - Villages-News

Mon, 2014-10-20 19:22

Villages-News

Loopers raise nearly $6000 to help with daughter's treatment
Villages-News
Renee and her daughter had spent the past month in Brannenburg, Germany where Sheri received alternative treatment for cancer. Sheri, 36, is a single mother of four young children and lives in Webster, near Rochester, N.Y. She was diagnosed with breast ...

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New study demonstrates advances in creating treatment for common childhood ... - EurekAlert (press release)

Mon, 2014-10-20 07:56

New study demonstrates advances in creating treatment for common childhood ...
EurekAlert (press release)
In a report on the work conducted with mice and human laboratory cells, and published in the Oct. 23 edition of the journal Nature, the NYU Langone team concludes that the enzyme JMJD3 -- (pronounced ju-mon-ji D3) -- acts as a cancer "on" switch by ...

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Madison's Yoga legend battling cancer - Daily Record

Mon, 2014-10-20 02:22

Daily Record

Madison's Yoga legend battling cancer
Daily Record
MADISON – An alternative treatment fund opened last week for Theresa Rowland, the 60-year-old grand dame of Studio Yoga who is battling ovarian cancer that has metastasized to her colon and liver. After surgery last year at St. Barnabas Medical Center, ...

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Cancer drugs trial for when standard treatment is not viable shows 'incredible ... - The Independent

Sat, 2014-10-18 18:13

The Independent

Cancer drugs trial for when standard treatment is not viable shows 'incredible ...
The Independent
Dr Bannister, a veteran of the pharmaceutical industry, said when his wife was diagnosed, it was natural for him to ask: "What do existing drugs do in cancer and is there a treatment regime to offer to people, including my wife, some benefit?" The ...

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Summit expands breast cancer treatment team - Chambersburg Public Opinion

Sat, 2014-10-18 16:52

Summit expands breast cancer treatment team
Chambersburg Public Opinion
Today, it is divided into four broad categories with various subcategories in each one. There is still no cure and no vaccine, but there are alternative methods of treatment. Summit Health has recently brought on board a dedicated breast cancer surgeon ...
Writer charts journey through breast cancerAlbuquerque Journal

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Crestview couple battles cancer through Gerson therapy - Crestview News Bulletin

Fri, 2014-10-17 11:46

Crestview News Bulletin

Crestview couple battles cancer through Gerson therapy
Crestview News Bulletin
CRESTVIEW — As an alternative to chemotherapy and radiation treatments, Cliff Larson is currently undergoing Gerson therapy in his fight against cancer. Larson and his wife, Wanda, are currently starting the natural-based therapy at a Gerson clinic in ...

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Seton touts natural, less invasive breast reconstruction - KXAN.com

Thu, 2014-10-16 21:49

Stuff.co.nz

Seton touts natural, less invasive breast reconstruction
KXAN.com
AUSTIN (KXAN) — One in eight American women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. The choices after treatment can involve reconstructive surgery. That has traditionally involved artificial implants, but there is an alternative. Seton ...
Breast reconstruction after cancer not a priorityStuff.co.nz

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First look at the $200M Maryland Proton Treatment Center in Baltimore - Baltimore Business Journal

Thu, 2014-10-16 05:19

First look at the $200M Maryland Proton Treatment Center in Baltimore
Baltimore Business Journal
Proton therapy is a more precise alternative to more common cancer radiation treatments. Thin beams of protons can target tumors without harming surrounding tissue, said Dr. William F. Regine, a chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology at the ...

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Droylsden cancer battler in bid to bring alternative therapy to Tameside - Manchester Evening News

Wed, 2014-10-15 22:58

Manchester Evening News

Droylsden cancer battler in bid to bring alternative therapy to Tameside
Manchester Evening News
A mum who has been fighting a rare form of cancer for nearly five years is hoping to raise enough money to encourage the wider use of an alternative therapy in the UK. Zoe Brannigan, from Droylsden, travelled to a clinic in Germany for treatment after ...

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Lab-made blood cells hunt cancer, leading to remissions - The Verge

Wed, 2014-10-15 16:22

Lab-made blood cells hunt cancer, leading to remissions
The Verge
Seven patients relapsed between 6 months and 9 months after their infusion; those included three people whose cancers spread beyond the blood cells the new treatment targets. Five patients left the study for alternative therapy. The numbers are ...

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Harvard student stuck in Mexico says he will be back in US in less than a week - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Wed, 2014-10-15 15:40

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Harvard student stuck in Mexico says he will be back in US in less than a week
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Dario Guerrero Meneses, who was taken from Mexico to California by his parents at age 2 and only learned of his illegal status as a young adult, left the U.S. to accompany his dying mother who was seeking alternative cancer treatments. The 21-year-old ...

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Harvard junior who took mom to Mexico can return - WHDH-TV

Tue, 2014-10-14 20:06

Fox News Latino

Harvard junior who took mom to Mexico can return
WHDH-TV
... and Immigration Service had declared that Dario Guerrero Meneses, an illegal immigrant, effectively deported himself when he crossed the border without permission to accompany his dying mother to clinics offering alternative cancer treatments in ...
Harvard student who took dying mom to Mexico gets humanitarian visaCBS News

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Undocumented Immigrant Can Come Back to Harvard After Taking Dying Mom ... - Boston.com

Tue, 2014-10-14 19:03

Undocumented Immigrant Can Come Back to Harvard After Taking Dying Mom ...
Boston.com
Harvard College junior and undocumented immigrant Dario Guerrero-Meneses, who had been barred from returning to the U.S. after taking his mother to Mexico last July for cancer treatments, has been granted a humanitarian visa to return to the States on ...

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New breast cancer treatment cuts five weeks of radiation to a matter of minutes - Baltimore Sun

Tue, 2014-10-14 16:25

New breast cancer treatment cuts five weeks of radiation to a matter of minutes
Baltimore Sun
Doctors at Medstar Union Memorial Hospital offered the 70-year-old Nottingham resident several options after a biopsy revealed she had Stage 1 breast cancer. After surgery to remove the tumor, she was told traditional radiation therapy — in which a ...

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Woman's alternative to sympathy flowers during cancer treatment - BBC News

Tue, 2014-10-14 12:52

BBC News

Woman's alternative to sympathy flowers during cancer treatment
BBC News
Woman's alternative to sympathy flowers during cancer treatment. 14 October 2014 Last updated at 19:49 BST. A woman who was upset by the sight of dead flowers on her doorstep when she returned home from cancer treatment has launched a website to ...

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Experimental breast-cancer treatment, oncothermia, sees positive results - The Nation

Tue, 2014-10-14 11:25

Experimental breast-cancer treatment, oncothermia, sees positive results
The Nation
NCI director Dr Weerawut Imsamran said the institute had carried out research on oncothermia, concentrating heat of 42-43 degrees Celsius on the area of the malignant tumour to kill cancerous cells without causing inflammation, as an alternative ...

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Lung cancer Alternative rearrangements—targeting ROS1 in NSCLC - Nature.com

Tue, 2014-10-14 04:15

Lung cancer Alternative rearrangements—targeting ROS1 in NSCLC
Nature.com
Crizotinib is an inhibitor of ALK and is an approved treatment for patients with advanced-stage, ALK-rearranged non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Preclinical studies have shown that this agent also inhibits the ALK-related kinase ROS1, in fact, with ...

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Speak to doctor when choosing complementary medical provider - The Spokesman Review

Tue, 2014-10-14 03:39

Speak to doctor when choosing complementary medical provider
The Spokesman Review
Nearly 40 percent of Americans use health care approaches that fall outside mainstream Western medicine, according to the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, part of the National Institutes of Health. That includes complementary ...

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New breast cancer treatment cuts five weeks of radiation to a matter of minutes - Baltimore Sun

Mon, 2014-10-13 10:33

New breast cancer treatment cuts five weeks of radiation to a matter of minutes
Baltimore Sun
But MacGregor found the prospect of so much energy-sucking radiation daunting, and she listened as Medstar's Dr. Maen Farha explained an alternative still being studied that is called intraoperative radiation therapy, or IORT. Widely used in Europe ...

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Exploring Black Cohosh, Hot Peppers, in Breast Cancer Treatment - WNPR News

Mon, 2014-10-13 08:59

WNPR News

Exploring Black Cohosh, Hot Peppers, in Breast Cancer Treatment
WNPR News
Hofstatter's unease with standard treatments for breast cancer has spurred her to seek alternative, safer ways to treat breast cancer. To this end, she has begun a study of black cohosh, in the pill form of an herb from the buttercup family, used for ...

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