Alternative Cancer Treatment

Doctor offering Sono Photo Dynamic Therapy for 'desperate' cancer patients ... - Daily Mail

Mon, 2014-03-24 13:22

Doctor offering Sono Photo Dynamic Therapy for 'desperate' cancer patients ...
Daily Mail
'Patient A was a man with advanced cancer who was seeking assistance from alternative therapies in a desperate situation,' Mr Fitzgerald said. 'Dr Kenyon's statement regarding his survival time, whether considered on its own or in the context of all ...

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Thousands may be denied new prostate drug: NICE issues draft decision not to ... - Daily Mail

Sun, 2014-03-23 20:27

Daily Mail

Thousands may be denied new prostate drug: NICE issues draft decision not to ...
Daily Mail
In the latest blow to men with prostate cancer, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice) has issued a draft decision not to recommend its use on the NHS in England and Wales. The drug Radium-223 or Xofigo extends life by up to four ...
Dismay over prostate drug rejectionHalifax Evening Courier

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HDFC Mutual Fund: Curing Cancer - afaqs

Sun, 2014-03-23 20:24

afaqs

HDFC Mutual Fund: Curing Cancer
afaqs
The film tries to raise awareness about an alternative way of getting better treatment and also ensuring that the family's future plans are not disturbed. "It is traumatic for the family to digest that a family member has actually chosen their well ...

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Bothell naturopath files appeal, defends practice - KING5.com

Fri, 2014-03-21 20:42

KING5.com

Bothell naturopath files appeal, defends practice
KING5.com
Dr. Catanzaro owns the Health and Wellness Institute of Integrative Medicine and Cancer Treatment, which is well-known for alternative cancer treatments. He claims he informed both "Patient A" and "Patient B" about the potential side effects associated ...

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FDA agrees to let patients get controversial drug - USA TODAY

Fri, 2014-03-21 19:30

FDA agrees to let patients get controversial drug
USA TODAY
Burzynski has claimed for more than 36 years to be able to cure certain hard-to-treat brain tumors with drugs he calls antineoplastons. The National Cancer Institute notes that Burzynski has never published definitive evidence that his drugs cure ...

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Patients with prostate cancer have many options — from watchful waiting to ... - MiamiHerald.com

Fri, 2014-03-21 14:39

Patients with prostate cancer have many options — from watchful waiting to ...
MiamiHerald.com
But this non-surgical alternative to prostate cancer treatment can improve the survival rate of patients for months or years. Patients' cells are collected, infused with an antigen that helps activate the patient's T-cells to help fight the cancer ...

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Jill Rose of Chiboust Battles Cancer; Neighbors Set Up a Fundraiser on ... - The Journal News / Lohud.com

Fri, 2014-03-21 14:20

Jill Rose of Chiboust Battles Cancer; Neighbors Set Up a Fundraiser on ...
The Journal News / Lohud.com
Jill Rose of Chiboust Battles Cancer; Neighbors Set Up a Fundraiser on YouCaring.com. As she evaluates her options for standard care and/or alternative therapies, she confronts the biggest challenge of... Loading… Post to Facebook. Jill Rose of ...

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Pedometer placement matters - Quad City Times

Fri, 2014-03-21 03:36

Pedometer placement matters
Quad City Times
Dear Jason: Every cancer sufferer needs a good friend. You sound like one. We doctors know only so much about cancer, which is why I'm a fan of both medical therapy and alternative therapy. In my mind, it's not either-or, but both. But not all doctors ...

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Getting Cancer Wrong - Newsweek

Thu, 2014-03-20 11:32

Newsweek

Getting Cancer Wrong
Newsweek
By mathematically modeling cancer, they hope to solve it, to make its movements as predictable as those of a hurricane. The patients down there, fresh from treatment, need shelter from the storm. Gatenby's small corner of Moffitt bears little ...

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St. Louis fashion designer takes alternative route for cancer therapy - STLtoday.com

Thu, 2014-03-20 08:49

St. Louis fashion designer takes alternative route for cancer therapy
STLtoday.com
The 43-year-old fashion designer has embraced an unconventional and controversial cancer treatment called Gerson therapy, named for the doctor who developed the vegetarian diet to treat his migraine headaches in the 1940s. Eventually, his practice grew ...

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Treating Cancer In War-Torn Syria - Worldcrunch

Thu, 2014-03-20 05:34

Worldcrunch

Treating Cancer In War-Torn Syria
Worldcrunch
DAMASCUS — Syria's medical infrastructure has crumbled, making traditional treatments hard to come by for patients still living in the country. That has left raditional herbal and medicinal druggists, known as Attareen, as the only real alternative to ...

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The world's most valuable cannabis business is growing in a sleepy corner of ... - Quartz

Thu, 2014-03-20 03:39

The world's most valuable cannabis business is growing in a sleepy corner of ...
Quartz
It is currently in the third and final phase of testing by the FDA in separate trials for multiple sclerosis treatment, as well as for use as relief from cancer pain. ... But it is the prospect of an alternative to medical marijuana that people are ...

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Local fashion designer takes alternative route for cancer therapy - STLtoday.com

Wed, 2014-03-19 23:03

Local fashion designer takes alternative route for cancer therapy
STLtoday.com
The 43-year-old fashion designer has embraced an unconventional and controversial cancer treatment called Gerson therapy, named for the doctor who developed the vegetarian diet to treat his migraine headaches in the 1940s. Eventually, his practice grew ...

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Cutting Through the Confusion on Treating Prostate Cancer (Op-Ed) - LiveScience.com

Wed, 2014-03-19 00:04

LiveScience.com

Cutting Through the Confusion on Treating Prostate Cancer (Op-Ed)
LiveScience.com
Dr. Louis Potters is an internationally renowned expert in the treatment of prostate cancer, with over 100 publications, book chapters, editorials and letters. He is professor and chairman of the Department of Radiation Medicine for the ... While this ...

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Smart Woman: Acupuncture Treatment For Breast Cancer Pain - Big Country Homepage

Tue, 2014-03-18 16:45

Big Country Homepage

Smart Woman: Acupuncture Treatment For Breast Cancer Pain
Big Country Homepage
Experts say more than 60 percent of women with early stage breast cancer suffer from hot flashes, joint and muscle pain and depression caused by their treatment. They thought if acupuncture could help these patients with some of their discomfort, it ...

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Got Cancer: Now What? - Huffington Post

Tue, 2014-03-18 16:43

Got Cancer: Now What?
Huffington Post
An oncologist will talk you through the type of cancer you have and provide a recommendation of a treatment plan and ideally a recommendation of a surgeon he or she trusts. An oncologist is likely to provide more of a holistic and emotional ...

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Fungal infection in the nails - top 10 natural remedies - India.Com Health

Mon, 2014-03-17 23:37

India.Com Health

Fungal infection in the nails - top 10 natural remedies
India.Com Health
Are there any home remedies to treat it? Fungal infection in ... Turmeric: Known as the nature's most powerful antiseptic and anti fungal agent, turmeric has umpteen benefits for the body — right from curing skin infections to keeping cancer at bay ...

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Colorectal Cancer a Different Look at Treatments - Guardian Liberty Voice

Mon, 2014-03-17 20:27

Guardian Liberty Voice

Colorectal Cancer a Different Look at Treatments
Guardian Liberty Voice
One drug for this type of therapy is called monoclonal antibody therapy, which is a “targeting drug” used for colorectal cancer treatment. These antibodies are bioengineered proteins that help the body's natural immune system recognize and attack ...

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No access to cancer relief drug - Cadtle Hills News

Mon, 2014-03-17 17:58

No access to cancer relief drug
Cadtle Hills News
Mr MacGregor, 44, had to fund-raise and "sacrifice a lot" to pay $20,000 for an alternative cancer treatment using the drug Lutate, since chemotherapy does not kill this type of cancer. There are about 3500 people in NSW diagnosed with NETs and about ...

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ADT: No Help as Primary Tx for Prostate Cancer - MedPage Today

Mon, 2014-03-17 15:24

Medscape

ADT: No Help as Primary Tx for Prostate Cancer
MedPage Today
"Our main conclusion is that primary ADT does not seem to be an effective strategy as an alternative to no therapy among men diagnosed with clinically localized prostate cancer who are not receiving curative-intent therapy," Potosky's group wrote. "The ...
Androgen Deprivation of No Benefit in Early Prostate CancerMedscape

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