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Patients misled on alternative cancer care - The Sunday Times

Sat, 2014-09-06 15:09

The Sunday Times

Patients misled on alternative cancer care
The Sunday Times
ONE of the leading advocates of alternative health therapies has been found to have misled patients over cancer treatment after an undercover investigation by The Sunday Times. Dr Julian Kenyon, medical director of the Dove Clinic in Hampshire, told an ...

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Patients misled on alternative cancer care - The Sunday Times

Sat, 2014-09-06 15:09

The Sunday Times

Patients misled on alternative cancer care
The Sunday Times
ONE of the leading advocates of alternative health therapies has been found to have misled patients over cancer treatment after an undercover investigation by The Sunday Times. Dr Julian Kenyon, medical director of the Dove Clinic in Hampshire, told an ...

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Ashya King: Inside the Prague Proton Therapy Centre where British five-year ... - The Independent

Sat, 2014-09-06 08:33

The Independent

Ashya King: Inside the Prague Proton Therapy Centre where British five-year ...
The Independent
It would be easy to dismiss proton beam therapy as one of those alternative cancer treatments with dubious credentials that so often seduce anguished parents trying to find a way of protecting their child from a hideously cruel illness, and sometimes ...
Prague cancer centre to receive Ashya King next weekYahoo News
Proton Therapy Centre: 'We're ready to treat Ashya King'Telegraph.co.uk
State power verses the rights of Mr and Mrs Joe SoapIrish Independent

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Breast cancer patients may have easier treatment option - CBS News

Fri, 2014-09-05 04:10

CBS News

Breast cancer patients may have easier treatment option
CBS News
Patients who have undergone lumpectomy after breast cancer diagnosis can opt to follow either the current standard daily radiation or instead enroll in the trial and receive treatment once a week. ... "Their only alternative would be a mastectomy," he ...
Louisville physician finds success at cheaper costs in weekly radiation for ...KyForward.com

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British brain cancer boy's parents fight for custody - Yahoo!7 News

Thu, 2014-09-04 15:04

Yahoo!7 News

British brain cancer boy's parents fight for custody
Yahoo!7 News
The Kings want Ashya to undergo an alternative treatment called proton beam therapy, available in Prague. Brett King said the family planned to sell its apartment in Malaga to fund the therapy. The Proton Therapy Centre In Prague has said it was ready ...
Ashya King's parents: we told hospital we would take our son abroadThe Guardian
Ashya's Parents Given Treatment Plan DeadlineSky News
British parents reunited with Ashya in SpainOman Tribune

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Children's cancer charity will pay for Ashya King's £100000 proton treatment - Portsmouth News

Wed, 2014-09-03 14:24

Portsmouth News

Children's cancer charity will pay for Ashya King's £100000 proton treatment
Portsmouth News
A CHILDREN'S cancer charity has agreed to pay for Ashya King's alternative treatment in Prague. Kids 'n' Cancer. based in Chesterfield, will fork out the £100,000 needed to fund proton beam therapy for the five-year-old's brain tumour. Mike Hyman ...
British Parents Who Pulled Son from Cancer Ward Won't Be ChargedTIME
Parents Who Left Britain With Ill Son Fight Order to ReturnNew York Times
Ashya King's parents reunited with cancer-stricken sonBusiness Insider
Yahoo News -The Guardian -Tengrinews
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British Parents Who Pulled Son from Cancer Ward Won't Be Charged - TIME

Tue, 2014-09-02 11:18

MSN NZ News

British Parents Who Pulled Son from Cancer Ward Won't Be Charged
TIME
British prosecutors will not press charges against a couple for taking their 5-year-old son from the cancer ward of a hospital without warning and flying to Spain to seek alternative treatment for his brain tumor. The couple was arrested in Malaga ...
Parents Who Left Britain With Ill Son Fight Order to ReturnNew York Times
Ashya King's parents reunited with cancer-stricken sonBusiness Insider
British brain cancer boy's parents fight for custodyGlobalPost
MSN NZ News -The Independent
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Gabriel Miller, Barrie R. Cassileth, PhD, Edzard Ernst, MD, PhD - Medscape

Tue, 2014-09-02 10:22

Medscape

Gabriel Miller, Barrie R. Cassileth, PhD, Edzard Ernst, MD, PhD
Medscape
What happens to these patients -- I know because I have been there and have seen it happen many, many times -- is that they realize after a fairly short period of time, several weeks or a month, that the "alternative cancer therapy" they were given is ...

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Complementary and Alternative Treatments in Cancer - Medscape

Tue, 2014-09-02 10:22

Medscape

Complementary and Alternative Treatments in Cancer
Medscape
Studies estimate that at least half of cancer patients use some type of complementary intervention, though the reported range varies from less than 10% to more than 60%. The number of patients who seek out alternative therapies is quite low, with ...

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Parents Who Left Britain With Ill Son Fight Order to Return - New York Times

Mon, 2014-09-01 18:31

Business Insider

Parents Who Left Britain With Ill Son Fight Order to Return
New York Times
After being told that Ashya would not benefit from proton beam radiation therapy — a cancer treatment not available to brain tumor patients in Britain but sometimes paid for by the National Health Service abroad — the Kings took their son out of the ...
Ashya King's parents reunited with cancer-stricken sonBusiness Insider
British brain cancer boy's parents fight for custodyGlobalPost
Proton beam treatment saved my sonTelegraph.co.uk
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Proton Beam Therapy Provides Alternative to Radiation Treatment [Video] - Guardian Liberty Voice

Mon, 2014-09-01 09:33

Business Insider

Proton Beam Therapy Provides Alternative to Radiation Treatment [Video]
Guardian Liberty Voice
While five-year-old Ashya King undergoes treatment in a Spanish hospital for a stage four brain tumor, his parents Brett and Naghmeh sit in a Spanish jail. Their crime? The Kings wanted their son to have proton beam therapy, a cancer treatment that is ...
Parents Who Left Britain With Ill Son Fight Order to ReturnNew York Times
British Parents Who Pulled Son from Cancer Ward Won't Be ChargedTIME
Ashya King's parents reunited with cancer-stricken sonBusiness Insider
Washington Post -Telegraph.co.uk -Yahoo News
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Ashya King case: parents face dilemma over treatment of childhood cancers - The Guardian

Sun, 2014-08-31 11:51

The Guardian

Ashya King case: parents face dilemma over treatment of childhood cancers
The Guardian
What alternative was there? That drug could potentially be part of a cocktail that could save his life." Christopher lost his hearing and later died from the cancer in June 2008, aged five. His parents set up a charity, called Christopher's Smile, to ...

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A New Cancer Treatment That's Painless, Brings Hope To Patients With Liver ... - Permianbasin360

Fri, 2014-08-29 22:17

Permianbasin360

A New Cancer Treatment That's Painless, Brings Hope To Patients With Liver ...
Permianbasin360
MIDLAND, TX (Local Big 2 News) -- Midland Memorial Hospital unveils a groundbreaking new cancer treatment. It's not an alternative to chemotherapy, but it can pro-long a patient's life. No incisions, no recovery time, no pain. "The patients are put ...

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He Was Cancer Free in Three Months. Find Out What He Did - Christian Broadcasting Network (blog)

Thu, 2014-08-28 14:39

He Was Cancer Free in Three Months. Find Out What He Did
Christian Broadcasting Network (blog)
... hope in our battle against cancer. There are now more reasons than ever to make changes in our lifestyle to prevent getting it. Furthermore, those who have been given a diagnosis of cancer have every reason to employ alternative therapies to get ...

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Modern Traditional Chinese Medicine: Triptolide Plus Nanotech Could Improve ... - Science 2.0

Wed, 2014-08-27 16:03

Modern Traditional Chinese Medicine: Triptolide Plus Nanotech Could Improve ...
Science 2.0
A group in Asia believes this may be because medicines are not able to reach liver tumor cells in sufficient levels without harming to the rest of the body. They believe alternative drug treatment options that are able to target the tumor tissues ...
The thunder god vine, assisted by nanotechnology, could shake up future cancer ...Science Codex

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$25K raised for Sudbury man's alternative cancer treatment - CBC.ca

Wed, 2014-08-27 12:55

CBC.ca

$25K raised for Sudbury man's alternative cancer treatment
CBC.ca
A Val Caron, Ont., man has raised $25,000 for alternative cancer treatments only one month after launching his campaign. Chris Johnson, 39, is suffering from stage three esophageal cancer. In April he was given a terminal diagnosis as doctors ...

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Complementary Therapy Helps Cancer Patient's Mind, Body - Health Hub from Cleveland Clinic

Tue, 2014-08-26 05:08

Complementary Therapy Helps Cancer Patient's Mind, Body
Health Hub from Cleveland Clinic
But many want to play an active role in regaining control of their own health and wellness. Complementary therapies allow patients to do that. Complementary therapies are evidence-based, unlike alternative therapies, and integrated to treat the whole ...

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Repurposing Anti-depressant Medication to Target Medulloblastoma - ScienceBlog.com (blog)

Mon, 2014-08-25 08:50

ScienceBlog.com (blog)

Repurposing Anti-depressant Medication to Target Medulloblastoma
ScienceBlog.com (blog)
“This underscores an urgent need for alternative targeted therapies, and we have identified a potent tumor suppressor that could help a subset of patients with an aggressive form of medulloblastoma.” Using genetically engineered mice to model human ...

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Cancer survivor touts 'right to try' - Livingston Daily

Sun, 2014-08-24 02:54

Cancer survivor touts 'right to try'
Livingston Daily
This spring, he was enrolled in a trial of a drug treatment known as PD1, a treatment that strengthens the immune system to allow it to kill cancer cells. The PD1 treatment made the most difference, recently resulting in as much as a 400 percent ...

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Clinical trials of unscientific 'alternative' medical treatments should end ... - MinnPost

Thu, 2014-08-21 08:27

MinnPost

Clinical trials of unscientific 'alternative' medical treatments should end ...
MinnPost
... trial that compared a well-publicized alternative-medicine treatment that involves “extreme dietary modifications, juices, large quantities of supplements and coffee enemas” with standard chemotherapy for the treatment of advanced pancreatic cancer.

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