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Johnny Fox, Sword-Swallowing Showman, Dies at 64 - New York Times

Tue, 2017-12-19 16:07

New York Times

Johnny Fox, Sword-Swallowing Showman, Dies at 64
New York Times
“And, oh, yeah, he was one of the great sword swallowers.” Mr. Fox's unofficial home was the Maryland Renaissance Festival. Jules Smith, president and general manager of that festival, said Mr. Fox always preferred to perform outdoors in the daylight ...

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Around the Corner - The Spokesman-Review

Mon, 2017-12-18 18:49

Around the Corner
The Spokesman-Review
Summit Cancer Center will offer a targeted clinical trial focusing on colorectal cancers with BRAF gene mutations, known to be resistant or to recur after chemotherapy. The treatment molecularly inhibits the BRAF mutation, offering an alternative to ...

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CHMP Issues Positive Opinion on Herzuma for HER2+ Breast, Gastric Cancers - OncLive

Mon, 2017-12-18 15:35

OncLive

CHMP Issues Positive Opinion on Herzuma for HER2+ Breast, Gastric Cancers
OncLive
“By providing more treatment options, biosimilars open more opportunities for greater affordability and improve access to wider use of biotherapeutics,” said Woo Sung Kee, CEO of Celltrion, said in a statement. “Herzuma could become a cost-effective ...
Positive Opinion Issued In EU For Herzuma Trastuzumab BiosimilarPharmaceutical Processing

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Prostate cancer therapy gives patients a different approach - 13WHAM-TV

Mon, 2017-12-18 15:04

13WHAM-TV

Prostate cancer therapy gives patients a different approach
13WHAM-TV
Rochester, N.Y. (WHAM) - A new therapy is giving prostate cancer patients in Rochester an alternative to traditional cancer treatment. The treatment is called High Intensity Focused Ultrasound - or HIFU. The technique uses heat to destroy cancerous ...

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What Is Homeopathy? FDA May Crack Down on High-Risk Products - Newsweek

Mon, 2017-12-18 14:58

Newsweek

What Is Homeopathy? FDA May Crack Down on High-Risk Products
Newsweek
The Food and Drug Administration released a new draft of guidelines on Monday for the agency's approach to enforcing regulations for some alternative medicine products. The new guidelines appear to signal a shift toward more stringent regulations of ...
FDA takes on homeopathic drugs with potential safety risksAction News Now
FDA Announces Crackdown on Homeopathic DrugsLaboratory Equipment
What Is Homeopathic Medicine, and Why Is the FDA Cracking Down On It?Health.com
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Food And Drug Administration Plans Crackdown On Risky Homeopathic Remedies - NPR

Mon, 2017-12-18 13:26

NPR

Food And Drug Administration Plans Crackdown On Risky Homeopathic Remedies
NPR
Under the new policy, the FDA will more carefully scrutinize these products, especially those sold to treat infants and children, those containing ingredients with significant safety concerns, such as belladonna, and those sold for serious conditions ...
FDA proposes new, risk-based enforcement priorities to protect consumers from potentially harmful, unproven ...FDA.gov
Drug Products Labeled as Homeopathic Guidance for FDA Staff and IndustryFDA
Homeopathy | NCCIHNational Center for Complementary and Integrative Health - NIH

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Letter to the Editor: Let's make cancer treatment a little easier - Petoskey News-Review

Mon, 2017-12-18 09:20

Letter to the Editor: Let's make cancer treatment a little easier
Petoskey News-Review
Triston Cole for recently co-sponsoring a bill to make cancer treatment a little bit easier. This would be a step toward helping control the out-of-pocket costs that cancer patients and their families face. When doctors prescribe patients oral ...

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APM Proposed for Prostate Cancer Treatment - HealthLeaders Media

Mon, 2017-12-18 06:19

APM Proposed for Prostate Cancer Treatment
HealthLeaders Media
The first urology-specific alternative payment model for Medicare beneficiaries has reached a key milestone in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services approval process. The APM for Initial Therapy of Newly Diagnosed Patients with Organ ...

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Cancer treatment using gold molecules will begin within 2-3 years: Hani Al-Nazer - Daily News Egypt

Mon, 2017-12-18 02:09

Daily News Egypt

Cancer treatment using gold molecules will begin within 2-3 years: Hani Al-Nazer
Daily News Egypt
He also established a centre for treating patients for free and succeeded in putting Egypt on the map of global medical tourism, in addition to finding a new method of treatment for vitiligo, which has benefited thousands of patients. During his ...

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Neuromodulation as an Alternative to Opioids in the Evolving Health Care Crisis - Pain Medicine News

Sun, 2017-12-17 23:06

Neuromodulation as an Alternative to Opioids in the Evolving Health Care Crisis
Pain Medicine News
These strategies often involve offering treatment to those already addicted and providing funding for addiction after the problem has occurred. Although treating addiction is imperative, it is critical to understand and address the root cause of ...

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Man claims switching to vegan and foregoing treatment cured his cancer - Deccan Chronicle

Sun, 2017-12-17 06:58

Deccan Chronicle

Man claims switching to vegan and foregoing treatment cured his cancer
Deccan Chronicle
... cancer has been going on for several decades as people try alternative treatments as well. While one woman said that cannabis oil helped her cure a brain tumour, many others have been making similar claims regarding means of curing cancer other ...

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'Can you help me give him this present?': Bradley Lowery's mum's emotional plea - ChronicleLive

Sat, 2017-12-16 12:01

ChronicleLive

'Can you help me give him this present?': Bradley Lowery's mum's emotional plea
ChronicleLive
Only approximately 100 children in the UK get the disease each year and the best way to treat it, immunotherapy, which involves injecting antibodies, is not offered on the NHS. A JustGiving page set-up to support Isla reads: “We are trying to raise ...
Bradley Lowery's mum knows exactly what he would've wanted for ChristmasMirror.co.uk

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GOP unveils sweeping tax plan - ABC News

Fri, 2017-12-15 16:55

ABC News

GOP unveils sweeping tax plan
ABC News
Republican House and Senate negotiators released their thousand-page tax bill Friday evening, getting one step closer to passing sweeping legislation that would provide deep tax cuts for corporations and tax breaks for the wealthy, while offering what ...
New Tax Cuts and Jobs Act unveiled | Read it hereKnoe.com

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Opioid Crisis Forces Physicians To Focus On Alternative Pain Treatments - WABE 90.1 FM

Fri, 2017-12-15 15:33

WABE 90.1 FM

Opioid Crisis Forces Physicians To Focus On Alternative Pain Treatments
WABE 90.1 FM
“In oncology, we have always used alternative treatments,” says the German-born cancer specialist, who works in the Marietta office of Northwest Georgia Oncology Centers, a large outpatient cancer clinic. “We use pain block injections. We use anti ...

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Celgene forges cancer pact with CRT; FDA OKs Pfizer's Xeljanz as treatment for psoriatic arthritis - Endpoints News

Fri, 2017-12-15 12:05

Endpoints News

Celgene forges cancer pact with CRT; FDA OKs Pfizer's Xeljanz as treatment for psoriatic arthritis
Endpoints News
While the FDA needed more time to review whether Pfizer's Xeljanz can treat ulcerative colitis, it had no problem approving the JAK inhibiting drug for patients with active psoriatic arthritis who have not responded to other treatments. The expanded ...

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Stourbridge fundraiser pulls in £7500 for Sedgley man fighting rare cancer - Dudley News

Fri, 2017-12-15 04:13

Dudley News

Stourbridge fundraiser pulls in £7500 for Sedgley man fighting rare cancer
Dudley News
A STOURBRIDGE fundraiser pulled in more than £7,500 for a courageous Sedgley man's alternative cancer treatment. A signed Sir Henry Cooper boxing glove, a pair of signed Ciaran Clark football boots and a Wales shirt signed by Tyler Roberts were just ...

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A Painless, Nonsurgical Alternative to Treating Metastatic Cancer - KXAN.com

Thu, 2017-12-14 17:02

KXAN.com

A Painless, Nonsurgical Alternative to Treating Metastatic Cancer
KXAN.com
At Austin CyberKnife, cancer is treated with the CyberKnife Robotic Radiosurgery System. CyberKnife is a painless, nonsurgical alternative to surgery for the treatment of both cancerous and non-cancerous tumors anywhere in the body. The treatment ...

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UVA Study Suggests A Critical Cancer Treatment in Decline Due to Cost - NBC 29 News

Thu, 2017-12-14 16:45

NBC 29 News

UVA Study Suggests A Critical Cancer Treatment in Decline Due to Cost
NBC 29 News
Brachytherapy (bray-kee-therapy) is a form of radiation that allows doctors to insert radioactive material directly inside a patient's tumor. Doctors say it's the best practice for treating cervical cancer, but many hospitals have abandoned it because ...
Study: A Gold-Standard Cancer Treatment is in Decline, and Money May Be WhyUniversity of Virginia

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Study: A Gold-Standard Cancer Treatment is in Decline, and Money ... - University of Virginia

Thu, 2017-12-14 15:55

University of Virginia

Study: A Gold-Standard Cancer Treatment is in Decline, and Money ...
University of Virginia
Dr. Timothy Showalter, a radiation oncologist, led the study on why a potentially life-saving treatment for cervical cancer was being less utilized. (Photo by Josh Barney, UVA Health System). December 14, 2017. Josh Barney, jdb9a@virginia.edu. The ...
UVA Study Suggests A Critical Cancer Treatment in Decline Due to ...NBC 29 News

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Study looks into declining use of cervical cancer treatment - The Charlottesville Newsplex

Thu, 2017-12-14 11:32

The Charlottesville Newsplex

Study looks into declining use of cervical cancer treatment
The Charlottesville Newsplex
They accounted for the costs and time involved in the treatment and found that Medicare reimburses four times more per minute required for a less effective alternative than it does for brachytherapy. That's what leads to a net loss for the health care ...

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