Alternative Cancer Treatment

Nursing specialist taps into holistic medicine - Buffalo News

Sat, 2016-01-30 00:22

Buffalo News

Nursing specialist taps into holistic medicine
Buffalo News
A 2012 research study suggests that chelation therapy, a standard treatment to remove lead from the blood of children, seems to show some promise for diabetics with cardiovascular disease – though researchers say more study is needed. Still, most ...

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An ethical way to choose which kids get chemo during a shortage? - KFGO

Fri, 2016-01-29 15:24

An ethical way to choose which kids get chemo during a shortage?
KFGO
Shortages of life-saving cancer medicines for children are frequent and can complicate typical treatment protocols, creating substantial ethical challenges, the doctors write in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. “Curability, prognosis, and ...

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Acquired resistance to immunotherapy and future challenges - Nature.com

Fri, 2016-01-29 04:23

Acquired resistance to immunotherapy and future challenges
Nature.com
Before we discuss issues of resistance to immunotherapy, it should be duly noted that immunotherapy is a true paradigm shift in the treatment of patients with metastatic cancer. In terms of lives saved and person-years restored, immunotherapy promises ...

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Drug Shortages Forcing Hard Decisions on Rationing Treatments - New York Times

Fri, 2016-01-29 02:30

New York Times

Drug Shortages Forcing Hard Decisions on Rationing Treatments
New York Times
In recent years, shortages of all sorts of drugs — anesthetics, painkillers, antibiotics, cancer treatments — have become the new normal in American medicine. The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists currently ... a drug and others who get a ...

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Histone deacetylases in monocyte/macrophage development, activation and metabolism: refining HDAC targets for ... - Nature.com

Fri, 2016-01-29 02:21

Histone deacetylases in monocyte/macrophage development, activation and metabolism: refining HDAC targets for ...
Nature.com
There has been considerable interest in potential therapeutic applications for small molecule inhibitors of HDACs (HDACi), not only for cancer, but also for inflammatory and infectious diseases. However, the .... In contrast, treatment of mature ...

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This Marijuana Product Could Cure Menstrual Cramps - ATTN

Fri, 2016-01-29 00:46

ATTN

This Marijuana Product Could Cure Menstrual Cramps
ATTN
Foria Relief is the first form of natural relief for menstrual pain and endometriosis, a uterine disorder that effects millions of women. While the company is most known for its popular vaginal lube spray, Foria Pleasure, which enhances ... Mathew ...

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Jersey gets a "C" for its medical marijuana program - Philly.com

Thu, 2016-01-28 18:04

Philly.com

Jersey gets a "C" for its medical marijuana program
Philly.com
Another problem, the report said, is the state imposes significant limits on which patients are eligible for cannabis treatments. Unlike some other states, patients with post-traumatic stress syndrome are blocked from obtaining cannabis. And, only ...

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PMMC expands cancer care with addition of CyberKnife - The Phoenix

Thu, 2016-01-28 16:54

PMMC expands cancer care with addition of CyberKnife
The Phoenix
“Cyberknife is proven to be an effective cancer treatment option for patients who have inoperable tumors and can reduce treatment risks for those with surgically complex tumors,” said Dr. John Lamond, medical director, Commonwealth Health CyberKnife.

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Bristol-Myers set to lead earnings parade in 2016, beyond - Reuters

Thu, 2016-01-28 15:42

Bristol-Myers set to lead earnings parade in 2016, beyond
Reuters
Growing numbers of doctors are prescribing it as a safer and more-effective alternative to longstanding oral therapy warfarin. Bristol's better-than-expected quarterly earnings were also due to soaring sales of Opdivo, a new treatment for melanoma ...

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Demystifying alternative medicine - Bulletin

Thu, 2016-01-28 14:06

Demystifying alternative medicine
Bulletin
Jobs alternatively elected to treat his cancer for years with a mixture of a vegetarian diet and natural remedies. Dr. Barrie Cassileth, chief of Memorial Sloan–Kettering Cancer Center's integrative medicine department, asserted after his death that ...

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Study Supports Stopping Anticoagulation for VTE After Cancer Is Cured - Cancer Therapy Advisor

Thu, 2016-01-28 10:10

Cancer Therapy Advisor

Study Supports Stopping Anticoagulation for VTE After Cancer Is Cured
Cancer Therapy Advisor
Results showed that of the 358 patients, anticoagulant treatment was continued until death in 207 patients and in another 12 because of an alternative indication despite cure from cancer. Anticoagulant treatment was stopped in 50 patients for reasons ...

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Al Jazeera, HGH and the NFL: Where Things Stand - Monday Morning Quarterback

Thu, 2016-01-28 09:10

Monday Morning Quarterback

Al Jazeera, HGH and the NFL: Where Things Stand
Monday Morning Quarterback
He told ESPN's Chris Mortensen that his treatment at Guyer was “holistic,” involving “nutrient therapy and oxygen therapy” and the like. Fleischer reiterated that Manning's treatment at the Institute ... As the Al Jazeera report notes, HGH can be ...

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Venetoclax Receives 3rd Breakthrough Therapy Designation from the FDA for the Combina... - CNNMoney

Thu, 2016-01-28 00:05

Venetoclax Receives 3rd Breakthrough Therapy Designation from the FDA for the Combina...
CNNMoney
"Acute myeloid leukemia is an aggressive and life- threatening cancer. Unfortunately, for many AML patients, intensive therapy is not an option, causing a high need for new, effective, and alternative treatments," said Michael Severino, M.D., executive ...

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Puyallup Tribe plans pot testing lab - The News Tribune

Wed, 2016-01-27 19:39

Puyallup Tribe plans pot testing lab
The News Tribune
Jay Inslee and the state Liquor and Cannabis Board, is moving equipment for the lab into a Fife building that houses the tribe's cancer-treatment center. Inslee's signature this week made the compact official. The lab plans to offer safety and potency ...

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VIDEO: Increase in cancer among younger patients requires vigilant screening techniques - Healio

Wed, 2016-01-27 18:29

VIDEO: Increase in cancer among younger patients requires vigilant screening techniques
Healio
By 2030, it is estimated that 1 in 4 patients with rectal cancer and 1 in 9 patients with colon cancer will be under the age of 50 years, according to George J. Chang, MD, professor of surgical oncology and health services research and chief of the ...

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New cancer support group for Spalding - Spalding Guardian

Wed, 2016-01-27 12:14

Spalding Guardian

New cancer support group for Spalding
Spalding Guardian
As well as highlighting alternatives to conventional cancer treatments, Help Stop Cancer supports those who choose to follow this path. With funding from the National Lottery, Help Stop Cancer has set up the support group in the town for anyone who ...

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Weymouth native helps make discreet chemo vest for cancer patients - Wicked Local Weymouth

Wed, 2016-01-27 11:38

Wicked Local Weymouth

Weymouth native helps make discreet chemo vest for cancer patients
Wicked Local Weymouth
“It's an awful thing,” said Weymouth native Gregory Affsa, 33, co-designer of an alternative to the standard chemotherapy setup for cancer patients. “For people ... “The Gentoo Vest adapts patients to the harsh environment of chemo treatment.” “Ideally ...

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Do-It-Yourselfers Face Penalties Over Their Cut-Rate Health Insurance - NPR

Wed, 2016-01-27 10:47

NPR

Do-It-Yourselfers Face Penalties Over Their Cut-Rate Health Insurance
NPR
Casting about for an alternative, she checked out individual family plans on HealthCare.gov. No dice. The family's ... Short-term policies — which generally impose dollar limits on coverage, don't cover treatment for preexisting conditions and may ...

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Generation of 2000 breast cancer metabolic landscapes reveals a poor prognosis group with active serotonin production - Nature.com

Wed, 2016-01-27 04:29

Nature.com

Generation of 2000 breast cancer metabolic landscapes reveals a poor prognosis group with active serotonin production
Nature.com
A major roadblock in the effective treatment of cancers is their heterogeneity, whereby multiple molecular landscapes are classified as a single disease. To explore the contribution of cellular metabolism to cancer heterogeneity, we analyse the ...

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Medical marijuana facility opens in Plattsburgh - WPTZ The Champlain Valley

Tue, 2016-01-26 18:26

WPTZ The Champlain Valley

Medical marijuana facility opens in Plattsburgh
WPTZ The Champlain Valley
Patients wanting medical marijuana treatment must be diagnosed with one of the following illnesses: cancer, HIV/AIDS, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury with spasticity, epilepsy ...

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