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Woman Ignores Doctors, Beating Cervical Cancer Without Hysterectomy - Opposing Views

Mon, 2014-12-29 14:05

Opposing Views

Woman Ignores Doctors, Beating Cervical Cancer Without Hysterectomy
Opposing Views
Instead, she sought a second opinion and began researching alternative treatment online. According to the Mirror, Orme opted to undergo a trachelectomy, an operation that "removes the uterine cervix without damaging fertility." The treatment was ...

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Moffitt researcher has unconventional weapon in war on cancer: math - Tampabay.com

Sun, 2014-12-28 23:41

Tampabay.com

Moffitt researcher has unconventional weapon in war on cancer: math
Tampabay.com
Even within a single tumor, cancer cells are competing against one another. Treatment, such as chemotherapy, sets natural selection in motion. "One of the things we do is give huge doses of chemotherapy," he said. "The problem is that we wipe out the ...

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Li-Fraumeni syndrome forces the Thompson family and their loved ones to face ... - Deseret News

Sun, 2014-12-28 19:48

Deseret News

Li-Fraumeni syndrome forces the Thompson family and their loved ones to face ...
Deseret News
This is known as Li-Fraumeni syndrome — and those with LFS have an 80 percent to 90 percent risk of cancer. When Angie took Meagan to Tijuana, Mexico, for alternative treatment, she asked Jenni to come along for support. When she took Alex to Houston ...

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Alternative cancer treatments: 10 options to consider - Imperial Valley News

Sat, 2014-12-27 11:26

Alternative cancer treatments: 10 options to consider
Imperial Valley News
Exercise may help you manage signs and symptoms during and after cancer treatment. Gentle exercise may help relieve fatigue and stress and help you sleep better. Many studies now show that an exercise program may help people with cancer live longer ...

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'Death with dignity' bill headed to Nevada Legislature - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Sat, 2014-12-27 02:53

'Death with dignity' bill headed to Nevada Legislature
Las Vegas Review-Journal
“In general discussions, almost everyone whom I've talked to has a devastating story to tell regarding a friend or relative who died under unbearable circumstances where this legislation would have provided an alternative to enduring excruciating agony ...

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Generous ways coming around for students' supporter - Kitsap Sun

Sat, 2014-12-27 02:22

Kitsap Sun

Generous ways coming around for students' supporter
Kitsap Sun
Sandy Johnson has licked alcoholism, built her own home through a self-help program, earned two degrees from Olympic College while working full-time in the college's IT department and fended off cancer twice. The disease is back, now in a bone of her ...

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My Cancer Centers: SPDT Successful In Treating Esophageal Cancer - PR Newswire (press release)

Fri, 2014-12-26 09:01

My Cancer Centers: SPDT Successful In Treating Esophageal Cancer
PR Newswire (press release)
For decades, patients have traveled to China, Germany and Australia for this aggressive natural therapy, which boasts an 80% success rate with early stage esophageal cancer. To his surprise, Levinson found one treatment center in the USA that offers ...

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Immune blockade treatment promising for advanced bladder cancer - Oncology Nurse Advisor

Thu, 2014-12-25 14:15

Immune blockade treatment promising for advanced bladder cancer
Oncology Nurse Advisor
"This study is a hugely exciting step forward in the search for alternative advanced bladder cancer treatment,” said Tom Powles, MD, lead author and consultant medical oncologist, Barts Cancer Institute, Queen Mary University of London. “For decades ...

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Combination Cancer Immunotherapy — A Virtual Roundtable - Life Science Leader Magazine

Thu, 2014-12-25 10:34

Life Science Leader Magazine

Combination Cancer Immunotherapy — A Virtual Roundtable
Life Science Leader Magazine
... and the key challenges in commercializing and delivering cancer immunotherapies to real patients in the real world. Candidates for “backbone” therapies, personalized versus off-the-shelf treatments, and alternative combinations also enter the ...

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Breast cancer survivor Anna Buckley meets Prince Charles to discuss better ... - Hull Daily Mail

Wed, 2014-12-24 20:29

Hull Daily Mail

Breast cancer survivor Anna Buckley meets Prince Charles to discuss better ...
Hull Daily Mail
A CANCER survivor campaigning for better patient care in Yorkshire has met the Prince of Wales to discuss her cause. Anna Buckley, 41, met Prince Charles as part of her work with the holistic cancer charity Penny Brohn. The mother-of-two lives near ...

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Grateful for Dr. Bigelsen's therapies - The Union of Grass Valley

Wed, 2014-12-24 02:02

Grateful for Dr. Bigelsen's therapies
The Union of Grass Valley
I was so grateful for Dr. Bigelsen's professionalism and expertise, a true compliment to my cancer treatments. I felt fortunate that an alternative modality such as his was available in the community. Each of us has our own unique circumstances on this ...

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Juno Therapeutics' stock continues to rise after successful IPO - GeekWire

Mon, 2014-12-22 19:01

GeekWire

Juno Therapeutics' stock continues to rise after successful IPO
GeekWire
It's good news for the company, which is developing a new cancer treatment that genetically engineers a patient's t-cells – a component of their immune system – to fight their cancer. That has the potential to serve as an alternative for traditional ...

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An Alternative to Health Care M&A - blogs.hbr.org (blog)

Mon, 2014-12-22 17:18

blogs.hbr.org (blog)

An Alternative to Health Care M&A
blogs.hbr.org (blog)
The challenges of combining and managing the resources and operations of the different organizations and aligning their cultures may actually make the goal of integrated, patient-centered care much harder to achieve. What's the alternative? A high ...

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Can Political Struggle against ISIL Succeed where Violence Cannot? - War on the Rocks

Sat, 2014-12-20 03:36

War on the Rocks

Can Political Struggle against ISIL Succeed where Violence Cannot?
War on the Rocks
ISIL's propaganda magazine, Dabiq, shows the group to be a shrewd political actor that runs cancer treatment, cleans streets, and rebuilds destroyed infrastructure with the goal of earning grassroots support. The group also rebuilds roads, issues ...

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Tulsa woman indicted for defrauding cancer patients with 'alternative' treatments - Fox News

Fri, 2014-12-19 13:30

Fox News

Tulsa woman indicted for defrauding cancer patients with 'alternative' treatments
Fox News
According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, laetrile is an “unapproved drug,” that has not been proven to be productive in treating cancer. DMSO (dimethyl sulfoxide), an industrial solvent that is a byproduct of making paper, is believed by the ...

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Tulsa woman in legal battle over 'alternative' cancer treatments indicted in ... - Tulsa World

Thu, 2014-12-18 14:02

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Tulsa woman in legal battle over 'alternative' cancer treatments indicted in ...
Tulsa World
A Tulsa woman embroiled in a legal battle over what the Oklahoma State Department of Health has deemed an inappropriate use of “alternativecancer treatments now faces charges in Kansas for allegedly defrauding 11 patients there. In November ...
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Mend Our Mum: How a singing village is trying to save our mum - Express.co.uk

Thu, 2014-12-18 08:21

Express.co.uk

Mend Our Mum: How a singing village is trying to save our mum
Express.co.uk
"It was time for us to do something for her." The whole family, including the girls' dad Colin, 56, and Berni's six siblings started researching alternative cancer treatments that were available abroad. "While mum's treatment is working well now, one ...

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Cancer patients benefit from music therapy - Ukiah Daily Journal

Wed, 2014-12-17 16:16

Cancer patients benefit from music therapy
Ukiah Daily Journal
In addition, the team worked with the physical therapy and rehabilitation department to implement massage therapy. "We are working toward having a comprehensive alternative therapy program for cancer patients throughout Mendocino County regardless if ...

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Community rallies around local teen battling cancer - New Baltimore Voice Newspapers

Wed, 2014-12-17 13:15

Community rallies around local teen battling cancer
New Baltimore Voice Newspapers
Since last summer, the New Baltimore family has been shuttling back and forth to multiple doctors' appointments each day, and Aislynn has been undergoing various treatments including chemotherapy, radiation therapy, hyperbaric oxygen therapy and ozone ...

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Partial Breast Irradiation Sufficient in Early Disease - Cancer Network

Mon, 2014-12-15 11:29

Partial Breast Irradiation Sufficient in Early Disease
Cancer Network
APBI is an alternative treatment to WBI, used in certain early-stage breast cancer patients who typically have small tumors, clear margins after surgery, and cancer with no involvement of the lymph nodes. IMRT is a technique that uses 3-D computed ...

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