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Innocrin Pharmaceuticals Lands $28M for Prostate, Breast Cancer Trials - Xconomy

Wed, 2015-04-15 09:20

Innocrin Pharmaceuticals Lands $28M for Prostate, Breast Cancer Trials
Xconomy
The company says its drug could also become a treatment alternative for patients who don't respond to other prostate cancer treatments. The new capital will finance two parallel Phase 2 studies of the drug in such patients. One of the studies will be ...

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Good idea, wrong name in sign as tribute for child - Houston Chronicle

Tue, 2015-04-14 19:37

Houston Chronicle

Good idea, wrong name in sign as tribute for child
Houston Chronicle
Strangers helped the Katy family cover the thousands of dollars it cost per month for alternative treatment. Families from as far away as South Africa and England told the couple they were praying for Gage. About 1,200 people attended his memorial service.

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Recruiting the entire immune system to attack cancer - HealthCanal.com

Tue, 2015-04-14 03:11

Recruiting the entire immune system to attack cancer
HealthCanal.com
Orchestrating a successful immune attack against tumors has proven difficult so far, but a new study from MIT suggests that such therapies could be improved by simultaneously activating both arms of the immune system. Until now, most researchers have ...

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Desperate man attempts to grill cancer out from his body - AsiaOne

Mon, 2015-04-13 20:10

AsiaOne

Desperate man attempts to grill cancer out from his body
AsiaOne
Epoch Times reported that Mr Jia started to research and experiment with alternative cancer treatments as he was unable to afford the bone marrow transplant surgery that costs 50,000 yuan. Mr Jia documented his battle with leukaemia on Chinese ...

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Low Temperature Plasmas for Prostate Cancer Therapy - Medgadget.com (blog)

Mon, 2015-04-13 11:45

Medgadget.com (blog)

Low Temperature Plasmas for Prostate Cancer Therapy
Medgadget.com (blog)
... death and are associated with disease recurrence and treatment resistance. The current study provides important proof of principle for additional investigation of LTPs as a viable alternative for focal treatment of early stage organ confined ...

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Researchers Identify Drug Target for ATRA, the First Precision Cancer Therapy - Newswise (press release)

Mon, 2015-04-13 09:40

Drug Discovery & Development

Researchers Identify Drug Target for ATRA, the First Precision Cancer Therapy
Newswise (press release)
Newswise — BOSTON – Targeted cancer therapies work by blocking a single oncogenic pathway to halt tumor growth. But because cancerous tumors have the unique ability to activate alternative pathways, they are often able to evade these therapies -- and ...
New Way to Fight CancerDrug Discovery & Development

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'Death with dignity' law may be introduced - The News Journal

Sun, 2015-04-12 20:55

The News Journal

'Death with dignity' law may be introduced
The News Journal
Assisted suicide also would offer a cheaper alternative to end-of-life treatment, subjecting elderly patients to abuse, Theis said. Delaware should instead expand options for early hospice, train more palliative physicians, mobilize faith communities ...

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New low-temperature plasma treatment for prostate cancer developed - Medical News Today

Sun, 2015-04-12 01:03

Medical News Today

New low-temperature plasma treatment for prostate cancer developed
Medical News Today
While other therapies cause apoptosis, prompting cells to die through natural mechanisms that cells can eventually become resistant to, low-temperature plasma breaks up cells and causes necrosis. In necrosis, cell death occurs through the rupturing of ...
New treatment for prostate cancer discoveredChandigarh Tribune

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New treatment for prostate cancer discovered - Zee News

Fri, 2015-04-10 23:29

Zee News

New treatment for prostate cancer discovered
Zee News
Scientists discovered that LTPs may be a potential option for treatment of patients with organ confined prostate cancer, and a viable, more cost-effective alternative to current radiotherapy and photodynamic therapy (PDT) treatments. Low temperature ...

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New skin cancer treatment has medical community, Tampa plastic surgeon ... - WFLA

Thu, 2015-04-09 20:47

WFLA

New skin cancer treatment has medical community, Tampa plastic surgeon ...
WFLA
Electronic brachytherapy is basically a way of delivering radiation in a much simpler, more controlled manner than traditional forms. It promises a non-surgical, painless alternative to traditional treatment with minimal scarring and low toxicity. “It ...

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York Scientists Lead Study on New Treatment for Prostate Cancer - Newswise (press release)

Thu, 2015-04-09 07:45

York Scientists Lead Study on New Treatment for Prostate Cancer
Newswise (press release)
Scientists discovered that LTPs may be a potential option for treatment of patients with organ confined prostate cancer, and a viable, more cost-effective alternative to current radiotherapy and photodynamic therapy (PDT) treatments. Low temperature ...

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Study on new treatment for prostate cancer - Science Daily

Thu, 2015-04-09 07:05

Study on new treatment for prostate cancer
Science Daily
Scientists discovered that LTPs may be a potential option for treatment of patients with organ confined prostate cancer, and a viable, more cost-effective alternative to current radiotherapy and photodynamic therapy (PDT) treatments. Low temperature ...

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Public Release: 9-Apr-2015 York scientists lead study on new treatment for ... - EurekAlert (press release)

Thu, 2015-04-09 07:03

Public Release: 9-Apr-2015 York scientists lead study on new treatment for ...
EurekAlert (press release)
Scientists discovered that LTPs may be a potential option for treatment of patients with organ confined prostate cancer, and a viable, more cost-effective alternative to current radiotherapy and photodynamic therapy (PDT) treatments. Low temperature ...

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Clinical trial to help identify treatment options for cancer patients - Bismarck Tribune

Wed, 2015-04-08 16:16

Bismarck Tribune

Clinical trial to help identify treatment options for cancer patients
Bismarck Tribune
A new clinical trial at Sanford Health aims to help cancer patients who have struck out on treatment options find an alternative they may not have considered. Sanford launched GEMMA, which stands for Genetic Exploration of the Molecular Basis of ...

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York scientists lead study on new treatment for prostate cancer - HealthCanal.com

Wed, 2015-04-08 15:37

HealthCanal.com

York scientists lead study on new treatment for prostate cancer
HealthCanal.com
Scientists discovered that LTPs may be a potential option for treatment of patients with organ confined prostate cancer, and a viable, more cost-effective alternative to current radiotherapy and photodynamic therapy (PDT) treatments. Low temperature ...

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Skin Cancer Treatment Uses Radiation Instead of Scalpel - Newsmax

Tue, 2015-04-07 13:28

Wall Street Journal

Skin Cancer Treatment Uses Radiation Instead of Scalpel
Newsmax
... skin-cancer treatments, the authors said. The two companies that make eBx equipment — Xoft Inc. and Elekta Inc.— say they agree that surgery is still the standard of care, but that eBx offers a viable alternative for patients who don't want to ...
Skin Cancer Removal With Miniaturized RadiationWall Street Journal
Skin cancer treatment with miniature radiationNational Monitor

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Skin cancer treatment with miniature radiation - National Monitor

Mon, 2015-04-06 22:33

Skin cancer treatment with miniature radiation
National Monitor
A new nonsurgical treatment for removal of skin cancers is seen as a less-invasive alternative to the traditional method of scraping, freezing and then using a scalpel to dig out basal and squamous cell cancers. Although cautions exist, electronic ...
Skin Cancer Removal With Miniaturized RadiationWall Street Journal

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Radiotherapy alternative to be offered in UK after Ashya King's proton therapy ... - The Independent

Sat, 2015-04-04 14:15

The Independent

Radiotherapy alternative to be offered in UK after Ashya King's proton therapy ...
The Independent
The announcement marks an advance in cancer treatment provision, and comes after five-year-old Ashya King, whose parents were jailed for taking their child from a UK hospital in order to seek proton therapy abroad, reportedly made a full recovery from ...

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Pennsylvania Police Officer Helps Stranger With Cancer - ABC News

Thu, 2015-04-02 13:58

ABC News

Pennsylvania Police Officer Helps Stranger With Cancer
ABC News
He underwent surgery on March 3 to remove two tumors from his colon, he said, and is now awaiting lab results to determine whether his treatment plan will include chemotherapy or an alternative cancer treatment. In order to help cover his medical ...

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Judge: Cassandra C. Can't Go Home Amid Cancer Treatments - NBCNews.com

Wed, 2015-04-01 12:20

NBCNews.com

Judge: Cassandra C. Can't Go Home Amid Cancer Treatments
NBCNews.com
A juvenile court judge in Connecticut has ruled that a 17-year-old girl who initially refused chemotherapy for a highly curable cancer must remain confined to a Hartford hospital, her lawyer said Wednesday. Cassandra C., as she's listed in court ...
Teen Forced to Undergo Chemotherapy Denied Visitation with Mom, Must Stay ...People Magazine

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