Alternative Cancer Treatment

Guideline sets standard for adequate margins in ductal carcinoma in situ - Healio

Mon, 2016-08-15 14:20

Guideline sets standard for adequate margins in ductal carcinoma in situ
Healio
“[T]he natural history and treatment of these lesions is more similar to invasive cancer than DCIS, even when the close margin contains DCIS,” the panel wrote. “In particular, the vast majority of patients with invasive cancer receive systemic therapy ...

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Testosterone ?therapy ?– ?hope or ?hype? - The Guardian

Mon, 2016-08-15 00:00

The Guardian

Testosterone ?therapy ?– ?hope or ?hype?
The Guardian
And scientists are asking: do falling levels in old age, or after cancer treatment, damage our health? Does testosterone ... An alternative would have been an HRT preparation that has some testosterone-like effect called tibolone. The Endocrine Society ...

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Cincinnati Health Briefs for Aug. 15 - Cincinnati.com

Sun, 2016-08-14 22:15

Cincinnati.com

Cincinnati Health Briefs for Aug. 15
Cincinnati.com
With fanfare and an actual ribbon-cutting (didn't know people still did that), officials of Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, UC Health and the Barrett Cancer Center opened the new $120 million Proton Therapy Center at Children's Liberty ...

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Cannabis Oil 2016: 3 Facts To Know About The Alternative Cancer Treatment - Medical Daily

Sun, 2016-08-14 16:06

Medical Daily

Cannabis Oil 2016: 3 Facts To Know About The Alternative Cancer Treatment
Medical Daily
Judging by the over half-million Google search results garnered by it, it's no doubt that cannabis oil has become a popular topic as of late — especially as a potentially miraculous treatment for any number of devastating conditions like cancer. But ...

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Major drug partnership aims to develop new cancer drug - MedCity News

Sun, 2016-08-14 15:42

MedCity News

Major drug partnership aims to develop new cancer drug
MedCity News
A successful therapeutic could help the company hedge against more targeted cancer treatments that generate fewer side effects. MEI taps into Helsinn's significant ... The drug could provide a less toxic alternative for these patients. According to the ...

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Till 120: How to age gracefully in good health - Jerusalem Post Israel News

Sat, 2016-08-13 16:20

Jerusalem Post Israel News

Till 120: How to age gracefully in good health
Jerusalem Post Israel News
If one has to age, the best alternative is to do so when you are as healthy as possible. That is what sent ... In addition to outpatient clinics, there is also a memory clinic where the elderly undergo assessment after they or their relatives complain ...

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Candidate cancer drug suspected after death of three patients at an alternative medicine clinic - Science Magazine

Fri, 2016-08-12 12:18

Science Magazine

Candidate cancer drug suspected after death of three patients at an alternative medicine clinic
Science Magazine
A new type of cancer drug developed at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, but not yet tested in clinical trials may have triggered the deaths of three patients who were undergoing an alternative cancer treatment by a nonmedical ...

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Germany: Prosecutors probe 3 deaths at cancer clinic - Fox News

Fri, 2016-08-12 10:36

Fox News

Germany: Prosecutors probe 3 deaths at cancer clinic
Fox News
BERLIN — German prosecutors say they're investigating the operator of a clinic near the Dutch border that offers alternative cancer treatment on suspicion of negligent manslaughter and bodily harm after three people who were treated at the facility died.

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Voodoo Medicine: Time To Stop - Huffington Post

Fri, 2016-08-12 08:56

Huffington Post

Voodoo Medicine: Time To Stop
Huffington Post
Yes, swimming powerhouse Michael Phelps, purple-spotted from cupping therapy, and your slovenly relative with a beer gut both share a bond — a weakness in succumbing to the allure of voodoo medicine. Modern-day snake oil ... Like their cousin cupping ...

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How to fight chronic pain with more than opioids - Philly.com

Fri, 2016-08-12 02:01

Philly.com

How to fight chronic pain with more than opioids
Philly.com
In addition to medications and surgical procedures, veterans can receive physical and occupational therapy as well as a type of cognitive behavioral therapy developed specifically for pain patients. There's a pain ... Experts said that doctors were ...

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Cupping not confined to world-class athletes and celebrities - Press-Enterprise

Fri, 2016-08-12 01:02

Press-Enterprise

Cupping not confined to world-class athletes and celebrities
Press-Enterprise
Usually integrated with other alternative therapies such as acupuncture or massage, cupping is touted to treat lower back pain, fibromyalgia, carpal tunnel syndrome and chronic neck pain, among a host of other ailments and illnesses. Individual cupping ...

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Doctor's Recommendations Trump Patient Preferences for Prostate ... - Duke Today

Thu, 2016-08-11 12:45

Doctor's Recommendations Trump Patient Preferences for Prostate ...
Duke Today
Shared decision-making in health care has been touted as a way to include patient preferences in treatment plans, better balance treatment risks and benefits, ...

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A Short History of Cupping - CounterPunch

Thu, 2016-08-11 02:35

A Short History of Cupping
CounterPunch
Cupping has also been used by some as an alternative treatment for cancer. Despite the practitioners' claim for effectiveness, however, the American Cancer Society said recently, “There is no scientific rationale for expecting any health benefit from ...

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Analysis of metastatic prostate cancers suggests treatment options - Science Daily

Wed, 2016-08-10 19:41

Science Daily

Analysis of metastatic prostate cancers suggests treatment options
Science Daily
A novel computational analysis of the resulting datasets produced personalized diagrams of signaling pathways in the cancer cells of each patient, the details of which suggest potential targets for therapy. "It's like having a blueprint for each tumor ...

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Immune analysis of on-treatment longitudinal biopsies predicts response to melanoma immunotherapy - Science Daily

Wed, 2016-08-10 18:54

Immune analysis of on-treatment longitudinal biopsies predicts response to melanoma immunotherapy
Science Daily
Immune response measured in tumor biopsies during the course of early treatment predicts which melanoma patients will benefit from specific immune checkpoint blockade drugs, researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center report in ...

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Phony Cancer Treatments Still Around in Our Electronic Age - Huffington Post

Wed, 2016-08-10 15:06

Phony Cancer Treatments Still Around in Our Electronic Age
Huffington Post
Those include people who fell prey to treatments that didn't work, and “by the time they realized that the alternative treatments were not going to save them, their cancer had progressed to a point that conventional medicine couldn't do anything for ...

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Apricot kernels don't cure cancer, and they might poison you - The Verge

Wed, 2016-08-10 06:00

The Verge

Apricot kernels don't cure cancer, and they might poison you
The Verge
"Many people believe that a natural product, herbs, and fluids are safer than chemotherapy radiation treatment," says K. Simon Yeung, a pharmacist and herbalist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and the manager of the About Herbs database, ...

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Discovery of gene could help scientists develop ovarian cancer treatments - Express.co.uk

Wed, 2016-08-10 02:41

Express.co.uk

Discovery of gene could help scientists develop ovarian cancer treatments
Express.co.uk
... at the University of Dundee have found. Women with ovarian cancer are commonly treated with a combination of carboplatin and paclitaxel, but if the cancer becomes resistant another group of drugs called PARP inhibitors are a common alternative.

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Outdated assessment of treatment response makes good cancer ... - Science Daily

Tue, 2016-08-09 13:41

Outdated assessment of treatment response makes good cancer ...
Science Daily
Tumor shrinkage is not the only measure of a successful anti-cancer therapy. A University of Colorado Cancer Center article published in the journal Frontiers in ...

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Promising new treatment for lupus on the horizon -- ScienceDaily - Science Daily

Tue, 2016-08-09 13:41

Promising new treatment for lupus on the horizon -- ScienceDaily
Science Daily
A drug originally used to boost the immune system is showing promise as a potential new treatment for lupus. Lupus is an autoimmune disease, where the ...
Older Cancer Drug Shows Promise as Potential Lupus TreatmentMonthly Prescribing Reference (registration)

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