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Cancer may be the best way to die but it doesn't have to be - The Guardian

Tue, 2015-01-27 19:40

The Guardian

Cancer may be the best way to die but it doesn't have to be
The Guardian
Instead, my stint on internal medicine now consists of caring for elderly patients, of whom at least a third are cognitively impaired or demented, and the vast majority have major organ dysfunction, are frail and need prolonged rehabilitation or ...

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Dean's professor speaks on cancer treatment options - Daily Trojan Online

Tue, 2015-01-27 02:42

Daily Trojan Online

Dean's professor speaks on cancer treatment options
Daily Trojan Online
The institute focuses on bringing engineers, scientists and physicians, together to research alternative cancer treatments. Kuhn, the primary investigator in the project, has also established the translational science program at the Scripps Research ...

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#SaveJosh campaign inspires bills to help terminally ill patients obtain ... - Fredericksburg.com

Mon, 2015-01-26 23:51

Fredericksburg.com

#SaveJosh campaign inspires bills to help terminally ill patients obtain ...
Fredericksburg.com
Seven-year-old Josh Hardy was treated for malignant rhabdoid tumor at St. Jude's when he was nine months old. He's been cancer free for more than two years and has been raising money for St. Jude's with his kindergarten class at Hugh Mercer Elementary.

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Fighting cancer, an Anne Arundel boy receives more than 2000 birthday cards - Washington Post

Mon, 2015-01-26 17:03

Fighting cancer, an Anne Arundel boy receives more than 2000 birthday cards
Washington Post
TJ has always liked getting mail, real mail, not that wispy, unsatisfying, modern alternative, e-mail. John Kelly writes "John Kelly's Washington," a daily look at ... In September, TJ was diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma, a type of cancer. Alice and ...

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Marinol May Relieve Chemotherapy Side Effects in Cancer Patients - Asbestos.com (blog)

Mon, 2015-01-26 14:36

Asbestos.com (blog)

Marinol May Relieve Chemotherapy Side Effects in Cancer Patients
Asbestos.com (blog)
The loss of appetite is especially problematic for patients recovering from cancer treatment because a balanced diet will help them fight off dangerous infections, maintain their weight and energy, and help them bounce back to good health at a faster pace.

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Nanodiamonds may provide more effective cancer treatment - Nanowerk

Mon, 2015-01-26 08:51

Channel News Asia

Nanodiamonds may provide more effective cancer treatment
Nanowerk
As such, delivery of chemotherapy drugs by nanodiamonds not only enables enhanced killing of chemoresistant cancer stem cells, but may be a useful alternative for patients who cannot tolerate the toxic side effects of standard chemotherapy drugs.
Nanotechnology may provide more effective cancer treatmentChannel News Asia

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Implant improves radiation treatment - Albuquerque Journal

Mon, 2015-01-26 01:04

Albuquerque Journal

Implant improves radiation treatment
Albuquerque Journal
She presented results of more than 40 surgeries with BioZorb at a recent international breast care symposium with her co-author, Dr. Robert Kuske of Arizona Breast Cancer Specialists. He developed accelerated partial breast irradiation, a five-day ...

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Nanotechnology may provide more effective cancer treatment - TODAYonline

Sun, 2015-01-25 14:23

TODAYonline

Nanotechnology may provide more effective cancer treatment
TODAYonline
SINGAPORE — A study led by National University of Singapore researchers on cancer treatment has yielded promising results that could mean a more effective way of treating the disease via nanotechnology, with fewer side effects. Still in its early ...

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Girl dies because Canadian government let parents pursue alternative treatment - Minot Daily News (blog)

Sat, 2015-01-24 11:28

KABC-TV

Girl dies because Canadian government let parents pursue alternative treatment
Minot Daily News (blog)
This was allowed by the Canadian family court, even though there is absolutely no credible research proving that these alternative treatments are a reliable treatment for cancer. There is some suggestion that the government was reluctant to intervene ...
11-year-old girl dies after refusing chemo therapy, said "Jesus told me I am ...KABC-TV
Coroner investigating death of girl, 11, who refused chemotherapy: videoMassLive.com
First Nation Girl Who Refused Chemo for Leukemia Laid to Rest; Debate Rages ...Indian Country Today Media Network
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Coroner investigating death of girl, 11, who refused chemotherapy: video - MassLive.com

Sat, 2015-01-24 09:15

KTRK-TV

Coroner investigating death of girl, 11, who refused chemotherapy: video
MassLive.com
A coroner in Canada is investigating the case of an 11-year-old girl who died one year after refusing chemotherapy treatments. Makayla Sault, a member of ... The little girl suffered from a case of acute lymphoblastic leukemia, which, according to the ...
Girl dies because Canadian government let parents pursue alternative treatmentMinot Daily News (blog)
First Nation Girl Who Refused Chemo for Leukemia Laid to Rest; Debate Rages ...Indian Country Today Media Network
11-year-old girl dies after refusing chemo treatment for leukemiaKTRK-TV

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First Nation Girl Who Refused Chemo for Leukemia Laid to Rest; Debate Rages ... - Indian Country Today Media Network

Fri, 2015-01-23 17:18

KTRK-TV

First Nation Girl Who Refused Chemo for Leukemia Laid to Rest; Debate Rages ...
Indian Country Today Media Network
A family spokesperson on January 16 told the Two Row Times that the girl was cancer-free. Specialists said that the 10 days of chemo she had undergone before stopping treatment was most likely the cause of a remission—and that it probably would not last.
11-year-old girl dies after refusing chemo treatment for leukemiaKTRK-TV
Native Canadian girl Makayla Sault, 11, dies after refusing chemotherapy she ...The Independent

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Bad 'Precision' Medicine -- If Nobody Knows How It Works, Sometimes It Doesn't - Forbes

Fri, 2015-01-23 12:34

Bad 'Precision' Medicine -- If Nobody Knows How It Works, Sometimes It Doesn't
Forbes
One of the worst medical scandals this century started with cancer researchers at Duke promising something that sounded a little too good to be true and ended with retracted papers, dashed patient hopes and lawsuits. But precision medicine is obviously ...

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Coroner Investigates Death of Girl Who Refused Chemotherapy - ABC News

Thu, 2015-01-22 18:26

ABC News

Coroner Investigates Death of Girl Who Refused Chemotherapy
ABC News
Those cancer cells can accumulate,” said Letterio. “It could be a complication of her disease ... In that case, the judge ruled the family of the girl would be allowed to pursue alternative treatment and stop chemotherapy in part because of their ...
Official in Makayla Sault case says laws on child protection and medical ...National Post
Makayla Sault's death shifts the spotlight to 'J.J's' plightCBC.ca
Makayla Sault: Whose rights are served when a little girl dies?The Globe and Mail
Regina Leader-Post -Full-Time Whistle -Mississauga
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Scientists investigate sound waves for burning away cancer pain - Medical News Today

Thu, 2015-01-22 09:11

Medical News Today

Scientists investigate sound waves for burning away cancer pain
Medical News Today
The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) team hopes that its new high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) approach could provide an effective and non-invasive alternative for treating pain when radiation therapy is no longer an option. HIFU works by ...

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Case Sparks Debate About Teen Decision Making in Health - U.S. News & World Report

Wed, 2015-01-21 23:01

Case Sparks Debate About Teen Decision Making in Health
U.S. News & World Report
According to Michael Taylor, one of the family's lawyers, Cassandra has not closed the door on chemotherapy, she just wanted the chance to look into alternative options and felt she was not given time. It's a decision her mother ... Some have pointed ...

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Makayla Sault case reignites debate over a minor's right to refuse treatment - CBC.ca

Wed, 2015-01-21 19:35

CBC.ca

Makayla Sault case reignites debate over a minor's right to refuse treatment
CBC.ca
Somerville cites a Quebec case involving a child with cancer whose custodians — her mother and grandmother — had refused consent to give her a very invasive treatment that had only a very small chance of success, about five per cent, it was estimated.
National Post editorial board: When a child's life is at stake, the court must ...National Post
Aboriginal girl who refused chemo dies100 Mile Free Press
Aboriginal girl cancer-free, according to familywww.brantnews.com
Westman Journal
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Alternative DNA repair mechanism could provide better treatment for ... - Medical Xpress

Wed, 2015-01-21 17:18

HealthCanal.com

Alternative DNA repair mechanism could provide better treatment for ...
Medical Xpress
Researchers at the University of Michigan's C.S. Mott Children's Hospital have identified a promising new target for developing new therapies for kids with high-risk neuroblastoma, according to a new study published in Molecular Cancer Research.
Researchers identify promising new target for developing better therapies for ...News-Medical.net

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Makayla Sault likely died from rebounding cancer, not chemotherapy effects ... - National Post

Tue, 2015-01-20 16:55

National Post

Makayla Sault likely died from rebounding cancer, not chemotherapy effects ...
National Post
The decision by Makayla's family and that of another cancer-stricken girl from neighbouring Six Nations reserve a few months later to reject conventional treatment prompted widespread outrage in the non-native world, but support from many aboriginal ...
Girl who refused chemo for leukemia dies 1:25CBC.ca

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Girl who refused chemo for leukemia dies 1:25 - CBC.ca

Tue, 2015-01-20 13:26

National Post

Girl who refused chemo for leukemia dies 1:25
CBC.ca
Makayla Sault, the 11-year-old Ontario First Nation girl who refused chemotherapy to pursue traditional indigenous medicine and other alternative treatments, has died. The girl died Monday after suffering a stroke Sunday. "Surrounded ... Although her ...
Makayla Sault likely died from rebounding cancer, not chemotherapy effects ...National Post
Aboriginal girl with leukemia dies after refusing chemoToronto Star

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IsoRay (ISR) Says UPMC Study Shows Cesium-131 Prostate Treatment ... - StreetInsider.com

Tue, 2015-01-20 07:32

IsoRay (ISR) Says UPMC Study Shows Cesium-131 Prostate Treatment ...
StreetInsider.com
As more centers try Cesium-131 and find similar results as other centers, we should be considered a standard of care alternative in treating cancer." IsoRay is the exclusive manufacturer of Cesium-131. The pioneering brachytherapy therapy is one of the ...

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