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E-CIGARETTES: Some are asking if they are safe to use - Goshen News

Mon, 2015-01-12 02:10

Goshen News

E-CIGARETTES: Some are asking if they are safe to use
Goshen News
E-cigarette usage in Indiana is on the rise and the devices are seen by many as a safer and more appealing alternative to conventional cigarettes. But for some ... According to the National Cancer Institute, of the more than 7,000 chemicals in tobacco ...

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Two medical organizations recommend use of HPV test for cervical cancer ... - News-Medical.net

Mon, 2015-01-12 01:29

Indianapolis Star

Two medical organizations recommend use of HPV test for cervical cancer ...
News-Medical.net
Two leading medical organizations say that using a Human papillomavirus (HPV) test alone for cervical cancer screening is an effective alternative to the current recommendation for screening with either cytology (the Pap test) alone or co-testing with ...
Will HPV test replace Pap in detecting cervical cancer?Indianapolis Star

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Arthritis event to focus on vital role of sleep - Arizona Daily Star

Mon, 2015-01-12 01:02

Arthritis event to focus on vital role of sleep
Arizona Daily Star
The World Health Organization's International Agency for Research on Cancer says shift work involving disruption of normal sleep routines is a 2A carcinogen, which means that it is probably carcinogenic to humans. “There are so many things to do in a ...

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High court: Girl must get treated for cancer - Waterbury Republican American

Mon, 2015-01-12 00:16

ABC News

High court: Girl must get treated for cancer
Waterbury Republican American
She said they just want to seek alternative treatment that doesn't include putting the "poison" of chemotherapy into her daughter's body. Fortin and her lawyer said they are considering their next step after losing the case. After Cassandra was ...
APNewsBreak: Girl says she knows she'll die without chemoWorcester Telegram

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Almost 1 in 5 hysterectomies are 'unnecessary,' study finds - Medical News Today

Sun, 2015-01-11 02:07

Medical News Today

Almost 1 in 5 hysterectomies are 'unnecessary,' study finds
Medical News Today
The researchers found that 37.7% of women had no documentation indicating they underwent alternative treatment prior to undergoing a hysterectomy. What is more, the pathological findings following surgery among 18.3% women - almost 1 in 5 - did not ...
Nearly 1 in 5 hysterectomies are 'unnecessary,' study findsWest Valley News

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High court: Girl must get treated for cancer - Waterbury Republican American

Sun, 2015-01-11 00:18

High court: Girl must get treated for cancer
Waterbury Republican American
She said they just want to seek alternative treatment that doesn't include putting the "poison" of chemotherapy into her daughter's body. Fortin and her lawyer said they are considering their next step after losing the case. After Cassandra was ...

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Can the Government Force Medical Treatment? - Reason (blog)

Sat, 2015-01-10 17:09

Can the Government Force Medical Treatment?
Reason (blog)
The state stepped in when an 11-year-old girl, supported by her Amish family, refused to continue chemotherapy for her lymphoblastic lymphoma, a rare cancer. The family sought alternative medication, which they say, helped their daughter make a healthy ...

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Battling the Financial Toxicity of Cancer Treatment - Pharmacy Practice News

Sat, 2015-01-10 13:12

Pharmacy Practice News

Battling the Financial Toxicity of Cancer Treatment
Pharmacy Practice News
Boston—At age 39, Chris was diagnosed with localized rectal cancer. He received treatment with capecitabine (Xeloda, Roche) and radiation, and initially responded well to therapy. Immediately before surgery, however, his doctor discovered the cancer ...

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US cancer center eyes more clinical cooperation with China - Global Times

Sat, 2015-01-10 02:59

US cancer center eyes more clinical cooperation with China
Global Times
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (MDACC), a top-ranking cancer research institute and hospital in the United States, said it is looking forward to more cooperation in clinical trials and treatment with Chinese partners. Oliver Bogler ...

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Connecticut court rules against 17-year-old cancer patient who doesn't want ... - 6abc.com

Fri, 2015-01-09 14:31

Connecticut court rules against 17-year-old cancer patient who doesn't want ...
6abc.com
She said they just want to seek alternative treatment that doesn't include putting the "poison" of chemotherapy into her daughter's body. Fortin and her lawyer said they are considering their next step after losing the case. After Cassandra was ...

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Are Teenagers Capable Of Making Life-Or-Death Decisions? - NPR (blog)

Fri, 2015-01-09 13:31

NPR (blog)

Are Teenagers Capable Of Making Life-Or-Death Decisions?
NPR (blog)
The Connecticut Supreme Court's ruling that 17-year-old Cassandra could be forced to undergo cancer treatment sparked thousands of impassioned comments on NPR.org and Facebook. Cassandra, who is being identified by her first name because she is a ...

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Mom fights for her daughter's right to refuse lifesaving cancer treatment - SheKnows.com

Fri, 2015-01-09 13:01

New York Times

Mom fights for her daughter's right to refuse lifesaving cancer treatment
SheKnows.com
Wild claims have been made about alternative cancer treatments, but alternative medicines such as essential oils are used to treat symptoms and discomfort — not to kill cancer in the body. It's understandable that Cassandra and her mother are wary of ...
Teen fighting chemo says she knows she'll die without itCBS News

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Connecticut girl says she knows she'll die without chemo - New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

Fri, 2015-01-09 06:31

New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

Connecticut girl says she knows she'll die without chemo
New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio
(AP) — A 17-year-old girl being forced by state officials to undergo chemotherapy for her cancer said Thursday she understands she'll die if she stops treatment but it should be her decision. Teen Cancer Treatment This summer 2014 photo provided by ...

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Lung Cancer Expert Warns of Nationwide Shortage in Early-Stage Treatment ... - Lung Disease News

Fri, 2015-01-09 05:59

Lung Disease News

Lung Cancer Expert Warns of Nationwide Shortage in Early-Stage Treatment ...
Lung Disease News
“Surgery and radiation for treatment of peripheral early stage lung cancer are current standards but there are excellent alternative treatments and these certainly need to be explored. But how do you get these alternative treatments to these hard to ...

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Connecticut court rules against 17-year-old cancer patient who doesn't want ... - abc7news.com

Thu, 2015-01-08 16:05

Connecticut court rules against 17-year-old cancer patient who doesn't want ...
abc7news.com
She said they just want to seek alternative treatment that doesn't include putting the "poison" of chemotherapy into her daughter's body. Fortin and her lawyer said they are considering their next step after losing the case. After Cassandra was ...

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Teen Must Continue Cancer Treatment Under Supreme Court Ruling - CBS Local

Thu, 2015-01-08 15:46

CBS Local

Teen Must Continue Cancer Treatment Under Supreme Court Ruling
CBS Local
The single mother said she and her daughter just want to seek alternative treatments that don't include putting the “poison” of chemotherapy into her daughter's body. “This is her decision and her rights, which is what we are here fighting about ...

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CT Court Rules In Favor Of Teen Refusing Cancer Treatment - 10TV

Thu, 2015-01-08 15:07

CT Court Rules In Favor Of Teen Refusing Cancer Treatment
10TV
Doctors recommended she receive chemo, a common treatment for that type of cancer, but the girl refused and her mother supported her decision. The family searched for alternative treatments, but a judge ordered Cassandra to undergo chemotherapy.

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Conn. Supreme Court Rules 17-Year-Old Cancer Patient Must Have Chemo - ABC News

Thu, 2015-01-08 14:28

ABC News

Conn. Supreme Court Rules 17-Year-Old Cancer Patient Must Have Chemo
ABC News
The top court in Connecticut ruled today that a 17-year-old girl can be forced to undergo chemotherapy after she refused treatment for her cancer. The case went to the Connecticut Supreme court to determine whether the teen, identified in court papers ...

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Court rules on case of teen refusing cancer treatment - CBS News

Thu, 2015-01-08 13:22

Fox News

Court rules on case of teen refusing cancer treatment
CBS News
Cassandra's mother, Jackie Fortin, told "CBS This Morning" earlier this week that it should be Cassandra's choice to refuse to treat her cancer with chemotherapy. "She does not want the toxins. She does not want people telling her what to do with her ...
Connecticut Supreme Court upholds ruling that teen must undergo chemoFox News
Bioethicist: Why Connecticut Teen Can't Say No to ChemoNBCNews.com
Court upholds Conn. teen's forced chemotherapyUSA TODAY
KSN-TV -WTSP 10 News
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Connecticut Supreme Court upholds ruling that teen must undergo chemo - Fox News

Thu, 2015-01-08 13:20

OzarksFirst.com

Connecticut Supreme Court upholds ruling that teen must undergo chemo
Fox News
The Connecticut Supreme Court upheld a prior ruling Thursday that a 17-year-old cancer patient cannot refuse chemotherapy treatment for Hodgkin's lymphoma. The state argued that the teen lacked competency extended to maturity and that they did not ...
Bioethicist: Why Connecticut Teen Can't Say No to ChemoNBCNews.com
Court Rejects Teen's Plea to Stop Cancer TreatmentOzarksFirst.com
Conn. Supreme Court Rules 17-Year-Old Cancer Patient Must Have ChemoABC News
The State -Greensburg Daily News
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