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Connecticut Teen Who Fought Cancer Treatment Heading Home From Hospital - CBS Local

Mon, 2015-04-27 07:34

CBS Local

Connecticut Teen Who Fought Cancer Treatment Heading Home From Hospital
CBS Local
The teen's mother, Jackie Fortin, of Windsor Locks, said they wanted to seek alternative treatment that didn't include putting the “poison” of chemotherapy into her daughter's body. “She doesn't want toxins in her body,” Fortin told CBS2 in January ...
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Teen who fought cancer treatment heading home from hospital - WJHL

Mon, 2015-04-27 06:55

WJHL

Teen who fought cancer treatment heading home from hospital
WJHL
This summer 2014 photo provided by Cassandra C., shows Cassandra, a teen who does not give her last name, who is confined in a room at Connecticut Children's Medical Center in Hartford, Conn., where she is being forced to undergo chemotherapy.
Teen who fought cancer treatment heads home from hospitalWAOW
Cassandra's Homecoming: 'I'm So Happy'Hartford Courant

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Alternative treatments discussed at cancer forum - Times Herald-Record

Sun, 2015-04-26 16:23

Alternative treatments discussed at cancer forum
Times Herald-Record
Nearly 600 people a year on average die of cancers in Sullivan, Ulster and Orange counties. The panelists took aim at the myths and misinformation – often in the media – about cancer treatments. “The biggest myth is that we are at war with cancer,” Dr ...

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Alternative treatments discussed at cancer forum - Times Herald-Record

Sun, 2015-04-26 16:23

Alternative treatments discussed at cancer forum
Times Herald-Record
Nearly 600 people a year on average die of cancers in Sullivan, Ulster and Orange counties. The panelists took aim at the myths and misinformation – often in the media – about cancer treatments. “The biggest myth is that we are at war with cancer,” Dr ...

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Art Of Dying Conference Explores Spiritual, Scientific Approaches To Dying - Huffington Post

Fri, 2015-04-24 17:08

Art Of Dying Conference Explores Spiritual, Scientific Approaches To Dying
Huffington Post
In 21 years of living with lymphangiomatosis, a rare cancer-like progressive lymphatic disorder that she's had since birth, bouts of severe pneumonia have left her in intensive care. She's had swine flu ... The Art of Dying, which kicked off Friday ...

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First Nations girl who used alternative treatment back on chemotherapy after ... - National Post

Fri, 2015-04-24 14:56

National Post

First Nations girl who used alternative treatment back on chemotherapy after ...
National Post
BRANTFORD, ONT. — The legal wrangling has ended, but debate about a young aboriginal girl's cancer treatment is likely to continue unchecked after new revelations about her condition emerged Friday at an extraordinary court hearing. The girl had been ...

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Breast Cancer Information, Statistics & News: Knowledge, Research Continues ... - Latin Post

Fri, 2015-04-24 03:02

Latin Post

Breast Cancer Information, Statistics & News: Knowledge, Research Continues ...
Latin Post
Researchers found that the cancer responded differently to five of the drugs commonly used to treat that form of cancer. The most effective drug was paclitaxel, followed by doxorubicin, cisplatin, gemcitabine and lapatinib. Next year, researchers are ...

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If a cancer cure sounds too good to be true, it probably is - New Zealand Herald

Thu, 2015-04-23 16:28

If a cancer cure sounds too good to be true, it probably is
New Zealand Herald
Ms Gibson, a 23-year-old social media entrepreneur, convinced fans she recovered from terminal brain cancer through healthy eating and natural therapies. Ms Ainscough, 29, recently died after trying to stave off her rare form of cancer with natural ...

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Health Blogger Who Claimed Veggie-Filled Diet Cured Her Cancer Admits She ... - ThinkProgress

Thu, 2015-04-23 08:24

ThinkProgress

Health Blogger Who Claimed Veggie-Filled Diet Cured Her Cancer Admits She ...
ThinkProgress
Gibson has also previously said that she feels a connection with Apple founder Steve Jobs, who delayed conventional cancer treatment while he pursued unproven alternative remedies — including a vegan diet, acupuncture, and herbal remedies — before ...
'None of it's true': Disgraced wellness guru Belle Gibson comes clean on ...Washington Post
Australian health blogger lied about cancer treatmentNews24
Cancer cure claims warning9news.com.au

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'None of it's true': Disgraced wellness guru Belle Gibson comes clean on ... - Washington Post

Wed, 2015-04-22 15:21

ThinkProgress

'None of it's true': Disgraced wellness guru Belle Gibson comes clean on ...
Washington Post
The wellness guru survived for years and said she withdrew from chemotherapy and other cancer treatments and healed herself with “nutrition and holistic medicine." “I believe that people are here to be teachers,” she said in November. “And I know that ...
Health Blogger Who Claimed Veggie-Filled Diet Cured Her Cancer Admits She ...ThinkProgress
Australian health blogger lied about cancer treatmentNews24
Cancer cure claims warning9news.com.au

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St. Mary Medical Center Encourages Cancer Patients and Caregivers to Thrive - PortageLife

Wed, 2015-04-22 14:07

St. Mary Medical Center Encourages Cancer Patients and Caregivers to Thrive
PortageLife
The event also featured a vendor exhibition, with more than 20 local businesses providing information on their services that benefit cancer patients, including support groups, alternative treatments, dietary advice, and therapy animals. The morning's ...

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An important message for cancer patients: Beware the 'cannabis oil' scammers - Cancer Research UK (blog)

Wed, 2015-04-22 10:53

Cancer Research UK (blog)

An important message for cancer patients: Beware the 'cannabis oil' scammers
Cancer Research UK (blog)
We strongly advise patients and their families against buying any cancer treatments over the internet. If you have any questions about cancer or treatment, whether conventional or alternative, please call our Cancer Information Nurses on freephone 0808 ...

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Judge to revisit his ruling that aboriginal girl had right to pursue ... - National Post

Tue, 2015-04-21 20:46

National Post

Judge to revisit his ruling that aboriginal girl had right to pursue ...
National Post
The dispute over a young aboriginal girl who abandoned conventional cancer treatment in favour of alternative care is taking another odd twist, with a hearing planned for Friday before the judge who ruled on the issue five months ago. The case first ...

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Canada's Contender - The Atlantic

Tue, 2015-04-21 20:34

The Atlantic

Canada's Contender
The Atlantic
It rattled his Roman Catholic faith and, according to his biographer, John English, drained his will to live: he died two years later, after refusing treatment for prostate cancer. And yet Pierre's ... Trudeau is positioning himself as a sensible ...

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Guitarist of West Palm Beach's Surfer Blood diagnosed with rare cancer - Palm Beach Post (blog)

Tue, 2015-04-21 08:59

Palm Beach Post (blog)

Guitarist of West Palm Beach's Surfer Blood diagnosed with rare cancer
Palm Beach Post (blog)
I am not a scientist, but I am comfortable in saying that cancer is evil and needs to be blown off the earth. Fekete has said that any money left over from what is raised for his treatment will go to help his doctor's alternative cancer treatment. Here ...
Help Surfer Blood's Thomas Fekete Undergo Life-Saving Cancer TreatmentContactmusic.com
Surfer Blood's Thom Fekete battling cancerSouthFlorida.com (blog)
Surfer Blood Guitarist Launches GoFundMe To Cover Cancer TreatmentAll Access Music Group

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Medicare covering lung screenings to reduce cancer deaths - The News-Press

Mon, 2015-04-20 20:12

The News-Press

Medicare covering lung screenings to reduce cancer deaths
The News-Press
Given the alternative, Hubbard considers that good news. "I don't think ... The Affordable Care Act considers it an essential health benefit that insurers must cover for "high-risk" current and former smokers and, as of February, so does Medicare. The ...

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Juno stock drops on report of lackluster immunotherapy results on solid tumors - Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle) (blog)

Mon, 2015-04-20 15:05

Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle) (blog)

Juno stock drops on report of lackluster immunotherapy results on solid tumors
Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle) (blog)
Those cells are then infused back into the patient to help the body fight off the cancer. More and more companies are exploring immunotherapy as an alternative to harsher treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation. Juno had a stellar 2014, with the ...

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Surfer Blood Guitarist Thomas Fekete Diagnosed With Rare Cancer - RollingStone.com

Mon, 2015-04-20 12:34

RollingStone.com

Surfer Blood Guitarist Thomas Fekete Diagnosed With Rare Cancer
RollingStone.com
However, because of the rare nature of Fekete's cancer, he's forced to seek "an alternative treatment plan," one that his insurance will "only cover a portion of my treatment." To help cover the costs – as well as the loss of income from being unable ...
Guitarist of West Palm Beach's Surfer Blood diagnosed with rare cancerPalm Beach Post (blog)
Surfer Blood Guitarist Launches GoFundMe To Cover Cancer TreatmentAll Access Music Group
Surfer Blood's Thomas Fekete Has Cancer; Here's How You Can HelpBillboard
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New blood test is an alternative to biopsies for cancer detection - The Silver Ink

Mon, 2015-04-20 05:29

The Silver Ink

New blood test is an alternative to biopsies for cancer detection
The Silver Ink
This technique could help oncologist to get quick estimates if the treatment is working on the patient and it is a very simple way to monitor the cancer treatment, and they can easily identify developments of the treatment like if the cancer cells has ...
New Blood Test Shows Promise in Cancer FightNew York Times
Blood test shows promise as alternative to cancer biopsyBoston Globe (subscription)

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Could broccoli hold the key to head and neck cancer prevention? - Medical News Today

Mon, 2015-04-20 01:09

Medical News Today

Could broccoli hold the key to head and neck cancer prevention?
Medical News Today
"So we're developing a safe, natural molecule found in cruciferous vegetables to protect the oral lining where these cancers form." Cruciferous vegetables, sometimes referred to as brassica vegetables, are characterized by strong ... If the ...

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