Alternative Cancer Treatment

ADAP: a Biotech Stock Using T-Cell Immunotherapy to Treat Cancer - Nasdaq

Mon, 2016-08-01 16:13

ADAP: a Biotech Stock Using T-Cell Immunotherapy to Treat Cancer
Nasdaq
Also, drugs that receive the orphan designation are more likely to be approved by regulatory bodies because of the lack of alternative treatments for patients suffering from certain rare diseases. Receiving the orphan drug status from Europe comes with ...

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3 Things to Watch as Genomic Health, Inc. Reports Earnings - Madison.com

Mon, 2016-08-01 14:22

Madison.com

3 Things to Watch as Genomic Health, Inc. Reports Earnings
Madison.com
... melanoma, ovarian, and gastrointestinal stromal tumors, but Genomic Health plans to initially focus on doctors treating lung cancer patients because it's harder to get samples directly from lung tumors, making the blood-based test a welcome ...

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Apricot Kernel: Chinese Herb for Cough and Source of a Controversial Vitamin - The Epoch Times

Mon, 2016-08-01 09:50

The Epoch Times

Apricot Kernel: Chinese Herb for Cough and Source of a Controversial Vitamin
The Epoch Times
One website promoting apricot kernels states that talk of toxicity “is just another urban myth the medical establishment has conjured up to scare you from seeking the truth and using all-natural and inexpensive natural cancer treatment methods.” But ...

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The problem with Pokémon Go - The Daily Dot

Mon, 2016-08-01 08:52

The Daily Dot

The problem with Pokémon Go
The Daily Dot
In an era where poaching, environmental conservation, and the ethical treatment of animals (see: Blackfish) are such important issues, what message is Pokémon Go sending to people about respecting the world and the creatures who inhabit it? ... our ...

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Immunotherapy new option for South Jersey cancer patients - Press of Atlantic City

Sun, 2016-07-31 14:04

Press of Atlantic City

Immunotherapy new option for South Jersey cancer patients
Press of Atlantic City
Instead of getting a mole or piece of skin removed through surgery and some follow up with radiation like the first time, Speicher, a now 41-year-old Ocean City resident, had to think about alternative treatments for her advanced stage 3 cancer. That ...

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Up to the challenge - MetroWest Daily News

Sun, 2016-07-31 07:57

MetroWest Daily News

Up to the challenge
MetroWest Daily News
During its 36-year run, the Pan-Mass Challenge has raised more than a half-billion dollars to combat cancer - a feat likely far greater than Billy Starr, its founder and executive director, and dozens of friends would have expected when they started ...

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Breakthrough cancer treatment focuses on immunotherapy - Chillicothe Gazette

Sun, 2016-07-31 06:11

Chillicothe Gazette

Breakthrough cancer treatment focuses on immunotherapy
Chillicothe Gazette
These checkpoint inhibitors work to overtake one of the cancer's primary defenses against an immune system attack, helping a patient's natural defense system fight cancer. “Adena ramped up our immunotherapy efforts very early in the process because the ...

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Distressed Family Perseveres - Laguna Beach Independent Newspaper

Sun, 2016-07-31 02:05

Distressed Family Perseveres
Laguna Beach Independent Newspaper
Using donated frequent flyer miles, the Laguna Beach mother suffering from a rare form of ovarian cancer arrived this week at the Hufeland Klinik in Bad Mergentheim, near Frankfurt, Germany, for holistic cancer treatments, according to a friend. “It ...

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Hundreds of angels turn out to honor Nelly, but not enough to break world record - Fall River Herald News

Sat, 2016-07-30 18:59

Fall River Herald News

Hundreds of angels turn out to honor Nelly, but not enough to break world record
Fall River Herald News
“I met Nelly in clinic,” cancer survivor Kim Denice, 21, of West Warwick, Rhode Island, said, standing in line Saturday afternoon to be counted. “She was my .... Their aim is to raise funds to provide financial assistance and alternative medical treatment.

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Jessica Gall's husband opens up about her experimental cancer treatment in Mexico - Daily Mail

Sat, 2016-07-30 08:13

Daily Mail

Jessica Gall's husband opens up about her experimental cancer treatment in Mexico
Daily Mail
Ablation immunotherapy shocks the body's immune system into aggressively attacking and clearing cancer cells. The alternative therapy left Jessica so unwell she was placed into intensive care. Her weakened immune system struggled to recover and her ...

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What Is Immunotherapy? The Basics on These Cancer Treatments ... - New York Times

Sat, 2016-07-30 06:07

New York Times

What Is Immunotherapy? The Basics on These Cancer Treatments ...
New York Times
Some of the most promising advances in cancer involve these treatments. Here are answers to some basic questions about this rapidly evolving field.

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Sexuality after breast cancer - Pamplin Media Group

Fri, 2016-07-29 17:56

Pamplin Media Group

Sexuality after breast cancer
Pamplin Media Group
MonaLisa Touch, a recently introduced outpatient vaginal laser treatment, is designed to relieve sexual discomfort due to vaginal dryness after menopause or cancer surgery. My clinic, DrNGYN in Lake Oswego, is one of a few clinics offering this ...

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Federal agency selects Blue Ridge Cancer Care to participate in oncology care model - Roanoke Times

Fri, 2016-07-29 16:04

Federal agency selects Blue Ridge Cancer Care to participate in oncology care model
Roanoke Times
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced that it has selected Blue Ridge Cancer Care as one of nearly 200 physician group practices and 17 health insurance companies to participate in a care delivery model that supports and encourages ...

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Playing That Dragon, Cancer When Your Child Has Cancer - Kotaku

Fri, 2016-07-29 12:45

Kotaku

Playing That Dragon, Cancer When Your Child Has Cancer
Kotaku
Joel was soon going through many different therapies to try and recover from the cancer, and the Green family started thinking about making That Dragon, Cancer as a kind of memoir of this intense experience. Diarising. Sharing. Asking ... You know it's ...

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Art intersects life: Counselor, yogi grateful for gift of life - The Recorder

Fri, 2016-07-29 10:24

The Recorder

Art intersects life: Counselor, yogi grateful for gift of life
The Recorder
They include paintings, such a Cape Cod sunset appears like the hospital's radiation mapping that show his tumor shrinking, as well as a self-portrait that documents perceptions distorted by his treatment with a cannabis chemical, and others that play ...

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Regardless of their age, medical marijuana provides hope for these Fall River users - Fall River Herald News

Fri, 2016-07-29 09:52

Fall River Herald News

Regardless of their age, medical marijuana provides hope for these Fall River users
Fall River Herald News
Medical marijuana is currently used to treat symptoms and side effects of cancer, glaucoma, depression, anxiety, insomnia, Chrohn's disease, multiple sclerosis, anorexia, arthritis, and other chronic and debilitating conditions. “People worry about ...

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New Guidelines on Post-Treatment Cancer Pain - WebMD

Fri, 2016-07-29 08:15

New Guidelines on Post-Treatment Cancer Pain
WebMD
FRIDAY, July 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- More people are surviving cancer, but many are left with persistent pain after treatment. New guidelines from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) recommend that doctors routinely screen for such ...

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HEALTH: Who Can Benefit from Physical Therapy? - Southernminn.com

Fri, 2016-07-29 01:43

Southernminn.com

HEALTH: Who Can Benefit from Physical Therapy?
Southernminn.com
Current, acute and past injuries with lingering symptoms can be treated successfully with physical therapy. It's beneficial for alleviating the rigors and side effects of cancer treatments. Therapists offer gait assessments and training to rid patients ...

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Medicinal uses of marijuana should be explored - Victoria Advocate

Thu, 2016-07-28 19:13

Victoria Advocate

Medicinal uses of marijuana should be explored
Victoria Advocate
"Marijuana is Schedule I and has no currently accepted medical use in treatment because there is no data on its safety and efficacy; there is no data because marijuana is Schedule I and clinical testing is restricted," according to an article in the ...

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Can Medical Marijuana Help End the Opioid Epidemic? - TIME

Thu, 2016-07-28 12:26

Can Medical Marijuana Help End the Opioid Epidemic?
TIME
Not only that, they also found that when states legalized medical marijuana, prescriptions dropped significantly for painkillers and other drugs for which pot may be an alternative. Doctors in a state where ... “If we could use cannabis, which is less ...

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