Alternative Cancer Treatment

Intraperitoneal cisplatin and doxorubicin as maintenance chemotherapy for unresectable ovarian cancer: a case report - BMC Blogs Network

Fri, 2017-01-06 11:50

Intraperitoneal cisplatin and doxorubicin as maintenance chemotherapy for unresectable ovarian cancer: a case report
BMC Blogs Network
Quality of life was measured by the standardized European Organization for the Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) QLQ-C30, version 3.0, questionnaire, a validated tool for assessing quality of life in cancer patients. Between October 2015 and May ...

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Unproven, potentially dangerous — and possibly licensed under a new bill - The Boston Globe

Thu, 2017-01-05 19:48

Unproven, potentially dangerous — and possibly licensed under a new bill
The Boston Globe
A measure that emerged in the waning moments of the last legislative session this week would create a state licensing board for naturopaths — alternative medicine practitioners whose work is considered unproven and potentially dangerous by physician ...

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Life-extending capacity of new cancer drugs varies widely - Japan Today

Thu, 2017-01-05 16:10

Life-extending capacity of new cancer drugs varies widely
Japan Today
But nearly a third of the drugs lacked evidence to suggest they increased survival when compared to alternative treatments. “Our results point to the notion that new cancer treatments may not always provide patients with greater clinical benefits, or ...

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Community convinces drug company to help with woman's cancer treatment - MLive.com

Thu, 2017-01-05 10:48

MLive.com

Community convinces drug company to help with woman's cancer treatment
MLive.com
Edwina Hoonhorst, Volker's childhood friend and a South Carolina nurse, said her friend's struggle to find alternative treatment highlights a larger issue facing cancer patients. "The red tape that a patient has to go through to get what they need is ...

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The Most Honest Man in Medicine? - The Ringer (blog)

Thu, 2017-01-05 07:45

The Ringer (blog)

The Most Honest Man in Medicine?
The Ringer (blog)
This infomercial about Mercola's life and taste in trees exists because he oversees an alternative-health empire organized around his namesake website, Mercola.com; the video is part of a strategy to sell the osteopath as your favorite straight ...

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China Renaissance Rates Baidu a Buy (BIDU) - Investopedia

Wed, 2017-01-04 11:43

Investopedia

China Renaissance Rates Baidu a Buy (BIDU)
Investopedia
The deceased had used an alternative cancer treatment found in Baidu search results. (See also: 2016 Year in Review: Baidu Inc.) On Jan. 4 Barron's Asia covered Ji's research note. The financial publication says Ji predicts the company will see its top ...

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2016 Year in Review: Baidu Inc. - Investopedia

Tue, 2017-01-03 08:47

Investopedia

2016 Year in Review: Baidu Inc.
Investopedia
The government questioned how Baidu vets its paid-search customers after a 21-year-old cancer patient took an alternative cancer treatment found through an internet search. (See also: Baidu Stock Falls on Investigation of Student Death.) China ...

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Life-extending capacity of new cancer drugs varies widely - Fox News

Tue, 2017-01-03 06:36

Fox News

Life-extending capacity of new cancer drugs varies widely
Fox News
But nearly a third of the drugs lacked evidence to suggest they increased survival when compared to alternative treatments. "Our results point to the notion that new cancer treatments may not always provide patients with greater clinical benefits, or ...

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Life-extending capacity of new cancer drugs varies widely - Business Insider

Mon, 2017-01-02 23:22

Life-extending capacity of new cancer drugs varies widely
Business Insider
But nearly a third of the drugs lacked evidence to suggest they increased survival when compared to alternative treatments. "Our results point to the notion that new cancer treatments may not always provide patients with greater clinical benefits, or ...

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Former marine reveals he beat brain tumours and lung cancer through 'positive thinking' after four life-saving ... - The Sun

Mon, 2017-01-02 21:28

Former marine reveals he beat brain tumours and lung cancer through 'positive thinking' after four life-saving ...
The Sun
He contacted the holistic charity Penny Brohn, which supports people with cancer. With their help, Rich learned about positive thinking and alternative treatments such as reflexology and acupuncture. He also learned to meditate. He says: “I assumed it ...

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Life-extending capacity of new cancer drugs varies widely - Reuters

Mon, 2017-01-02 15:58

Life-extending capacity of new cancer drugs varies widely
Reuters
Writing in JAMA Oncology, Mossialos and colleagues point to growing questions about the value of new cancer medicines. While the drugs' high costs may be a barrier to access, they note, some people argue the high prices are justified if the treatments ...

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Liquid Biopsies Are Important in Lung Cancer, Expert Says - Curetoday.com

Sun, 2017-01-01 12:24

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Liquid Biopsies Are Important in Lung Cancer, Expert Says
Curetoday.com
Please discuss the emergence of liquid biopsies in lung cancer. Nowadays, the therapy for lung cancer is based on targets. We have been very lucky in that we don't give chemotherapy widespread anymore. Now, we target the tumor. The main goal now is to ...

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Zac's Legacy Fund and nation's greatness: Mailbox for Jan. 1 - Greeley Tribune

Sat, 2016-12-31 23:46

Zac's Legacy Fund and nation's greatness: Mailbox for Jan. 1
Greeley Tribune
Zac's Legacy alleviates some of the non-medical financial burdens Colorado families face while their dependent child is battling cancer. Zac's support allows families to stay with their children during cancer treatment, where they should be. ... If in ...

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Researchers Use Patients' Own Skin Cells to Treat This Rare Disease - Wall Street Pit

Fri, 2016-12-30 12:39

Wall Street Pit

Researchers Use Patients' Own Skin Cells to Treat This Rare Disease
Wall Street Pit
Accordingly, patients would likely need to repeat the treatment every two to three years to continue to be effective. It's a much better alternative than developing even more serious diseases like skin cancer and dying at an early age due to widespread ...

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Another Analysis Questions Efficacy of New Cancer Drugs - Medscape

Thu, 2016-12-29 11:41

Medscape

Another Analysis Questions Efficacy of New Cancer Drugs
Medscape
"The remaining 16 (30%) cancer drugs did not demonstrate an increase in OS over alternative treatments," the researchers indicate. The new cancer drugs' effect on OS also differed significantly depending on the cancer for which they were indicated.

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Do Alternative Medicine Cancer Treatments Work? The Truth Is In Their Price Tag - Forbes

Thu, 2016-12-29 10:56

Forbes

Do Alternative Medicine Cancer Treatments Work? The Truth Is In Their Price Tag
Forbes
High-dose or low-dose vitamin C is not effective in treating cancer. This is a treatment that's been out there since the 1970s. It doesn't work. There is a commonsense way of looking at these kinds of alternative things (I hesitate to call them ...

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Breast cancer sufferers to be denied revolutionary life-extending drug due to cost - Telegraph.co.uk

Wed, 2016-12-28 18:02

Telegraph.co.uk

Breast cancer sufferers to be denied revolutionary life-extending drug due to cost
Telegraph.co.uk
Breast cancer sufferers to be denied revolutionary life-extending drug due to cost. A consultant analysing a mammogram Credit: Rui Vieira/PA Wire. Laura Donnelly, Health Editor. 29 December 2016 • 12:01am. Women with breast cancer will be denied ...
Breast cancer charity condemns 'disastrous' recommendation to block pioneering treatmentThe Independent
Breast cancer drug rejected for NHS use on cost-benefit groundsThe Guardian
Charity urges health officials to reverse decision against pioneering breast cancer drugITV News
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Tri-Cities native battles rare brain cancer - KEPR 19

Wed, 2016-12-28 15:15

KEPR 19

Tri-Cities native battles rare brain cancer
KEPR 19
Turner wants to try alternative therapies that have shown success in treating brain tumors. She's been on a naturopathic IV treatment for several weeks but doesn't have enough money to finish it. There is also a promising therapy using curcumin -- a ...

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Boy refused cancer treatment dies - NEWS.com.au

Wed, 2016-12-28 13:56

NEWS.com.au

Boy refused cancer treatment dies
NEWS.com.au
She said she believed alternative treatments available in Asia were a better option for her son, despite them having no scientific backing. The couple stood firm against doctors orders for three months until they learned the cancer had returned ...
boy at centre of legal battle over cancer treatment diesABC Online
Tributes for boy after death from cancerYahoo7 News

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boy at centre of legal battle over cancer treatment dies - ABC Online

Wed, 2016-12-28 02:24

ABC Online

boy at centre of legal battle over cancer treatment dies
ABC Online
But his parents, Angela Kiszko and Adrian Strachan, refused permission for the treatments, opting to pursue alternative therapies amid concerns about side effects from the radiation. They argued the treatments would destroy Oshin's quality of life, and ...

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