Alternative Cancer Treatment

China launches probe into Baidu over paid search listings after student dies following cancer treatment sourced online - South China Morning Post

Mon, 2016-05-02 03:30

South China Morning Post

China launches probe into Baidu over paid search listings after student dies following cancer treatment sourced online
South China Morning Post
China's internet watchdog has set up a task force to investigate the country's biggest search engine Baidu, amid mounting criticism over its prominent placement of sponsored health care providers in its search results. The probe was prompted by an ...

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Woman Who Promoted Cancer-Curing Diet Admits Hoax - Seeker (registration) (blog)

Sun, 2016-05-01 20:53

Seeker (registration) (blog)

Woman Who Promoted Cancer-Curing Diet Admits Hoax
Seeker (registration) (blog)
Australian Belle Gibson claimed in 2013 that a special diet, along with alternative medicine therapies, cured her terminal brain cancer. Shunning chemotherapy and other proven cancer treatments, she claimed to have healed herself through holistic ...

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Patients share excitement as the state's first alternative treatment center opens it's doors - NH1 News

Sun, 2016-05-01 07:45

Patients share excitement as the state's first alternative treatment center opens it's doors
NH1 News
PLYMOUTH - The state's first alternative treatment center opened its doors Saturday morning in Plymouth, nearly three years after medical marijuana became legal in New Hampshire. Sanctuary ATC was officially the first alternative treatment center in ...

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Does Addiction Treatment Require A Higher Power? - NPR

Sun, 2016-05-01 02:27

NPR

Does Addiction Treatment Require A Higher Power?
NPR
For addiction, however, being told by treatment providers that the only alternative to these steps, as an AA slogan has it, is "jails, institutions or death," is mainstream medicine. And this remains the case, even though courts that have entertained ...

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Oriental medicine evolves worldwide - The Korea Herald

Sun, 2016-05-01 01:37

The Korea Herald

Oriental medicine evolves worldwide
The Korea Herald
Unlike the U.S. and Germany, western medicine doctors in South Korea have been fiercely protesting against Korean medicine practitioners expanding their area of expertise in the country. Most cancer centers do not offer western and alternative ...

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Sting like a bee: alternative therapy in Gaza - Business Insider

Sat, 2016-04-30 07:20

Business Insider

Sting like a bee: alternative therapy in Gaza
Business Insider
GAZA (Reuters) - Rateb Samour sees 250 patients a day whose complaints range from hair loss to cerebral palsy and cancer. But he is not a doctor and has never worked in a hospital. Samour inherited the skill of bee-sting therapy from his father, who ...
The buzz in Gaza: Bee sting therapyJerusalem Post Israel News

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Are e-cigarettes a healthy way to quit smoking? - MarketWatch

Sat, 2016-04-30 03:25

MarketWatch

Are e-cigarettes a healthy way to quit smoking?
MarketWatch
What's more, compared with those treatments, e-cigarettes can more effectively satisfy a smoker's craving by delivering nicotine as rapidly as a cigarette, while also satisfying the habitual aspects of smoking. As e-cigarette technology ... Moreover ...

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McGuire to help lead VA's $25.2 million study of lung cancer treatment - Richmond.com

Fri, 2016-04-29 20:33

Richmond.com

McGuire to help lead VA's $25.2 million study of lung cancer treatment
Richmond.com
A new study may make the invasive surgeries required to treat lung cancer a thing of the past. Dr. Drew Moghanaki of McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center is co-chairing a $25.2 million clinical trial that will help determine whether surgery or a ...

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Sting like a bee: Alternative therapy in Gaza - Malay Mail Online

Fri, 2016-04-29 20:03

Malay Mail Online

Sting like a bee: Alternative therapy in Gaza
Malay Mail Online
Then in 2003, the agricultural engineer started to dedicate all his time to studying and developing the alternative medicine treatment of apitherapy, which uses all bee-related products, including honey, propolis — or bee glue used to build hives ...

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HPV vaccination expected to reduce cancer burden in all races, may not eliminate all disparities - HSPH News

Fri, 2016-04-29 12:14

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HPV vaccination expected to reduce cancer burden in all races, may not eliminate all disparities
HSPH News
However, some disparities in cancer burden may persist and widen in the years to come if their causes—such as lack of access to diagnoses and treatment—aren't addressed. The study will appear online April 28, 2016 in the ... Partnering with experts ...
HPV vaccination expected to reduce cancer in all races, may not eliminate all disparitiesScience Daily

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Cancer Care Ontario refuses to release stats on stem-cell transplant failings - Toronto Star

Fri, 2016-04-29 03:00

Toronto Star

Cancer Care Ontario refuses to release stats on stem-cell transplant failings
Toronto Star
An ongoing Toronto Star investigation revealed that since the fall of 2015, more than 200 Ontario patients with various forms of blood cancers, such as leukemia, and immunologic disorders were referred by Ontario hospitals for out-of-country care ...

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Seven things you may have missed in business Thursday - The Boston Globe

Thu, 2016-04-28 18:29

The Boston Globe

Seven things you may have missed in business Thursday
The Boston Globe
Customers, such as employers or insurance plans, that sign up for the new program will give Express Scripts advance permission to try to shift patients to cheaper alternative medicines when an old drug jumps suddenly in price. Express Scripts will ...

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Guthrie Cancer Center is now offering an alternative for patients diagnosed with prostate cancer. - My Twin Tiers.com

Thu, 2016-04-28 16:27

My Twin Tiers.com

Guthrie Cancer Center is now offering an alternative for patients diagnosed with prostate cancer.
My Twin Tiers.com
He says the procedure involves prostate seed implants, a non-surgical way to treat the cancer. They are inserted in a single visit under anesthesia. The small, pellet-sized seeds release radiation in and around the prostate. "I think when diagnosis of ...

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Colorado Weighs Replacing Obama's Health Policy With Universal Coverage - New York Times

Thu, 2016-04-28 06:04

New York Times

Colorado Weighs Replacing Obama's Health Policy With Universal Coverage
New York Times
But now they are flirting with a radical transformation: whether to abandon President Obama's health care policy and instead create a new, taxpayer-financed public health system that guarantees coverage for everyone. The estimated $38-billion-a-year ...

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Top 15 finalists for 2016 Invention Awards announced - WTOP

Thu, 2016-04-28 01:49

WTOP

Top 15 finalists for 2016 Invention Awards announced
WTOP
“The invention of paper-based transistors by Portuguese scientist Elvira Fortunato and Rodrigo Martins at the New University of Lisbon offers a cost-saving and energy-efficient alternative to silicon chips. Applications in daily life include biosensors ...

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Excellent healthcare has clinical research pulsing in its veins - Times Higher Education (THE)

Wed, 2016-04-27 17:04

Times Higher Education (THE)

Excellent healthcare has clinical research pulsing in its veins
Times Higher Education (THE)
What do the Human Genome Project, in vitro fertilisation and the discovery of the link between smoking and lung cancer have in common? The answer is that all these ... The benefits of UK clinical research extend far beyond NHS patients, leading to ...

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Marilu Henner and her husband share cancer struggle, recovery - Today.com

Tue, 2016-04-26 14:27

Today.com

Marilu Henner and her husband share cancer struggle, recovery
Today.com
The American Cancer Society urges patients to talk with their doctors when considering an alternative treatment. Check with your doctor about any studies on these methods and what options you might still have if the alternative treatment doesn't work.

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Why Alternative Therapies Can Be Dangerous to Your Health - Health Essentials from Cleveland Clinic (blog)

Tue, 2016-04-26 10:12

Health Essentials from Cleveland Clinic (blog)

Why Alternative Therapies Can Be Dangerous to Your Health
Health Essentials from Cleveland Clinic (blog)
They've listened to cancer treatment horror stories — some of which truly are anomalies — from their friends and family, and will do whatever it takes to prevent them. Increasingly, they're exploring solely relying on alternative, often unfounded ...

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Hidden Costs of Cancer From CT Scans Add Up - Medscape

Mon, 2016-04-25 14:34

Medscape

Hidden Costs of Cancer From CT Scans Add Up
Medscape
"CT imaging has a small theoretical risk of inducing cancer," said Matthew Covington, MD, from the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Tucson. However, "the costs of treating even a proportionately small number of CT-induced cancers may be ...

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93 percent of advanced leukemia patients in remission after immunotherapy - Fred Hutch News Service

Mon, 2016-04-25 14:32

Fred Hutch News Service

93 percent of advanced leukemia patients in remission after immunotherapy
Fred Hutch News Service
Diagnosed with leukemia in 2010, she went through treatment that put her in remission, only to have her cancer return a year and a half later, more stubborn than before. That's when she chose ... There were no alternative things to do. It was my last ...

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