Alternative Cancer Treatment

5 myths about sharks | Newsday - Newsday

Fri, 2015-07-17 12:56

Charlotte Observer

5 myths about sharks | Newsday
Newsday
With such treatment, no wonder sharks are one of the most feared animals in the world. But shark attacks are actually quite rare. There are almost 400 shark species, and only about a dozen have ever committed ... No scientific evidence shows that ...
5 myths about sharks | Reading Eagle - APReading Eagle

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California Man Allegedly 'Treated' Cancer Patient With Mysterious Substances ... - ABC News

Fri, 2015-07-17 12:35

ABC News

California Man Allegedly 'Treated' Cancer Patient With Mysterious Substances ...
ABC News
Officers from the Ventura County Sheriff's Interagency Pharmaceutical Crimes Unit are investigating whether Vincent Gammill, 69, preyed on cancer victims by promising alternative treatments. Gammill was arrested earlier this month on multiple charges, ...
Richmond: Officials seek victims in El Cerrito man's cancer-treatment scam ...Contra Costa Times
The mastermind behind the El Cerrito cancer-treatment scam has finally been ...Benchmark Reporter

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Alleged chemist dupes Thousand Oaks cancer patient out of thousands | abc7.com - KABC-TV

Fri, 2015-07-17 00:46

KABC-TV

Alleged chemist dupes Thousand Oaks cancer patient out of thousands | abc7.com
KABC-TV
A chemist who claimed he could treat cancer with alternative medicine scammed a Thousand Oaks mother out of thousands of dollars. In a search of his office and home, authorities found laboratory equipment and bottles labeled corrosive and poison, along ...

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Insurer reverses its stance, will cover Waterville woman's cancer treatment - Press Herald

Thu, 2015-07-16 23:02

Press Herald

Insurer reverses its stance, will cover Waterville woman's cancer treatment
Press Herald
“Proton-beam therapy of breast cancer is in the early investigational stages, is being researched around the country in clinical trials, and is not a generally accepted alternative to radiation therapy for breast cancer. “However, due to the unique ...

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Richmond: Officials seek victims in El Cerrito man's cancer-treatment scam ... - Contra Costa Times

Thu, 2015-07-16 21:08

Capital Wired

Richmond: Officials seek victims in El Cerrito man's cancer-treatment scam ...
Contra Costa Times
The woman, who suffers from late-stage cancer, told deputies she had seen Gammill's website about alternative cancer treatment in 2009 and made plans to seek last-resort treatment if traditional methods failed to halt her disease's progress. Last month ...
Fake Cancer Doctor Arrested for Providing False Natural TreatmentsCapital Wired
The mastermind behind the El Cerrito cancer-treatment scam has finally been ...Benchmark Reporter

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After social media blitz, Waterville cancer patient to get treatment - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Thu, 2015-07-16 20:14

Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

After social media blitz, Waterville cancer patient to get treatment
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
“Proton-beam therapy of breast cancer is in the early investigational stages, is being researched around the country in clinical trials, and is not a generally accepted alternative to radiation therapy for breast cancer. “However, due to the unique ...

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After social media blitz, Waterville cancer patient to get treatment - Central ... - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Thu, 2015-07-16 20:14

Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

After social media blitz, Waterville cancer patient to get treatment - Central ...
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
“Proton-beam therapy of breast cancer is in the early investigational stages, is being researched around the country in clinical trials, and is not a generally accepted alternative to radiation therapy for breast cancer. “However, due to the unique ...

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A lifetime later, a bone marrow donor and recipient return to Fred Hutch - Fred Hutch News Service

Thu, 2015-07-16 17:17

Fred Hutch News Service

A lifetime later, a bone marrow donor and recipient return to Fred Hutch
Fred Hutch News Service
He was treated initially with chemotherapy in his home state of Arizona, but in 1990, when he was 6, the cancer returned. His family asked about the possibility of a bone marrow transplant. “The Arizona doctors offered no alternative treatment options ...

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Resveratrol, quercetin could provide new options for cancer therapy ... - EurekAlert (press release)

Thu, 2015-07-16 12:02

Resveratrol, quercetin could provide new options for cancer therapy ...
EurekAlert (press release)
It's also possible, he said, that administration of these natural polyphenols could have value in cancer therapy by themselves, or in combination with a wider range of other chemotherapeutic drugs. Resveratrol is a natural compound found in foods such ...

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Acupuncture May Relieve Stress and Cancer Treatment Symptoms - Asbestos.com (blog)

Thu, 2015-07-16 09:36

Asbestos.com (blog)

Acupuncture May Relieve Stress and Cancer Treatment Symptoms
Asbestos.com (blog)
She is one of the writers at The Mesothelioma Center, and she's been writing about treatments, cancer research and alternative medicines, among other topics, for more than seven years. Whitmer is also a certified yoga instructor and member of the ...

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The mysterious death of a doctor who peddled autism 'cures' to thousands - Washington Post

Thu, 2015-07-16 03:32

The mysterious death of a doctor who peddled autism 'cures' to thousands
Washington Post
Bradstreet offered thousands of autism patients around the globe controversial treatments. He claimed he could effectively cure kids of their autism, cancer and other maladies simply by injecting them with protein shots. When Bradstreet's body was ...

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The Aussie Company That's Curing Dogs with Cancer - Money Morning Australia

Thu, 2015-07-16 01:17

The Aussie Company That's Curing Dogs with Cancer
Money Morning Australia
A quick comparison of three major pet insurance providers shows that, at the top level of cover, insurers will pay out up to $20,000 for cancer treatment, plus more for 'alternative treatment', such as post-chemo dog massage. And IBISWorld says that ...

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Drivers needed to transport cancer patients for Road to Recovery - Fresno Bee

Wed, 2015-07-15 23:06

Drivers needed to transport cancer patients for Road to Recovery
Fresno Bee
“A patient receiving chemotherapy might report for treatment weekly for up to a year. In many cases, a patient is driven to hospitals or clinics by relatives or friends, but even these patients must occasionally seek alternative transportation. That's ...

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While Medicaid debate drags on, Utahns are dying - Salt Lake Tribune

Wed, 2015-07-15 22:40

Salt Lake Tribune

While Medicaid debate drags on, Utahns are dying
Salt Lake Tribune
Frisby died Monday from cancer, years after she first showed symptoms but couldn't get the colonoscopy her doctor recommended because the screening wasn't covered by the state's Primary Care Network. "I'm not going to back down, and she's never been ...
Medicaid Expansion Debate Hits Home for HughesUtah Policy
Living in the health care 'gap' in Summit CountyThe Park Record

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Sick kids, desperate parents, and the battle for experimental drugs - Boston Globe

Wed, 2015-07-15 16:18

Boston Globe

Sick kids, desperate parents, and the battle for experimental drugs
Boston Globe
Via compassionate use, patients who are deathly ill, have no other treatment alternative, and do not qualify for clinical trials are able to gain access to experimental drugs as long as the drug maker is willing to provide them and the FDA approves the ...

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Parents-to-be must decide what to do with baby's cord blood - Baltimore Sun

Wed, 2015-07-15 14:41

Parents-to-be must decide what to do with baby's cord blood
Baltimore Sun
Though Dr. Khouzami does not discourage private cord blood donation, he also says that families who are considering banking strictly for potential use as a bone marrow alternative to treat blood-borne cancers should use public banks, not private.

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Take years off your skin with treatments from Advanced Dermatology! - FOX10 News

Wed, 2015-07-15 12:29

FOX10 News

Take years off your skin with treatments from Advanced Dermatology!
FOX10 News
Advanced Dermatology's new location will be opening soon in Mobile off Airport Boulevard. Joining the staff will be Dr. John Chapman who specializes in Moh's Surgery, the latest form of skin cancer treatment. Appointments for the new Mobile location ...

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GoodLife menopause guide: HRT vs natural treatments - Telegraph - Telegraph.co.uk

Wed, 2015-07-15 00:01

Telegraph.co.uk

GoodLife menopause guide: HRT vs natural treatments - Telegraph
Telegraph.co.uk
When the hot flushes and night sweats strike is it best to alleviate the symptoms with drugs, natural remedies or a bit of both? And can this stage of life bring happiness and va-va-voom, despite the physical and emotional setbacks? • Cooling down hot ...
Empower yourself to best make 'the change' - The Irish Newsthe Irish News

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Living in the health care 'gap' in Summit County - The Park Record - The Park Record

Tue, 2015-07-14 16:33

Living in the health care 'gap' in Summit County - The Park Record
The Park Record
She's one of approximately 62,000 Utahns in the health care coverage "gap" that exists while Utah decides whether to accept federal funds to expand its existing Medicaid program. Foregoing health care. The last time Dawn had health care insurance was ...

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New cancer treatment during pregnancy can save both mother and baby | News ... - Lifesite

Tue, 2015-07-14 12:40

Lifesite

New cancer treatment during pregnancy can save both mother and baby | News ...
Lifesite
"The standard treatment was abandoning the pregnancy and carrying out a hysterectomy," he told Cancer World. But the woman had already had a miscarriage and wanted the child, so he explored chemotherapy as an alternative, finding evidence that it ...
New Cancer Treatment During Pregnancy Can Save Both Mother and Baby ...Crossmap

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