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Alternative Cancer Treatments - Los Angeles Times

Wed, 2014-06-18 14:36

Alternative Cancer Treatments
Los Angeles Times
Curing cancer is still the holy grail of health care. Unfortunately, there is no perfect cure for every cancer in every patient. That drives the interest in alternative treatments — those not approved by the FDA that replace traditional treatments ...

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Alternative Cancer Treatments - Los Angeles Times

Wed, 2014-06-18 14:36

Alternative Cancer Treatments
Los Angeles Times
Curing cancer is still the holy grail of health care. Unfortunately, there is no perfect cure for every cancer in every patient. That drives the interest in alternative treatments — those not approved by the FDA that replace traditional treatments ...

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Alternative medicine gaining acceptance - Leader-Telegram

Tue, 2014-06-17 23:05

Alternative medicine gaining acceptance
Leader-Telegram
Kim Ricci relaxes with acupuncture needles in her ear while receiving a treatment at The Gynecologic Cancer Center in Orlando on May 15, 2014. Ricci, a breast cancer survivor started acupuncture ro relive pain after a recommendation from her oncologist.

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One in Seven American Men Will Get Prostate Cancer - Salt Lake Tribune

Tue, 2014-06-17 08:32

One in Seven American Men Will Get Prostate Cancer
Salt Lake Tribune
Radiation therapy. Like surgery, the goal of radiation is to cure the prostate cancer. Radiation therapy is as likely to cure prostate cancer as surgery. It is a good alternative for men who either prefer to not have surgery or who are not healthy ...

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Alternative medicine goes mainstream - St. Cloud Times

Sat, 2014-06-14 20:03

Alternative medicine goes mainstream
St. Cloud Times
“It heartens me to see more doctors starting to treat the whole person rather than just cutting them and giving them medicine,” said Diane Robinson, a neuropsychologist and the program director of integrative medicine at the cancer center. Applications ...

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Alternative medicine goes mainstream - Sioux City Journal

Fri, 2014-06-13 15:24

Alternative medicine goes mainstream
Sioux City Journal
Don't just go for a therapy because “it worked well for your neighbor,” said Diane Robinson, program director of integrative medicine at UF Health Cancer Center at Orlando Health. —Don't seek treatments online. “Almost every week on the Internet some ...

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Alternative cancer treatments to be discussed - Cadillac News (subscription)

Thu, 2014-06-12 04:03

Cadillac News (subscription)

Alternative cancer treatments to be discussed
Cadillac News (subscription)
Alternative cancer treatments to be discussed. By Mardi Suhs. CADILLAC — About 10 years ago, psychologist Greg Holmes of Traverse City was diagnosed with sinus cancer and told he had six months to live. In a meeting where a team of doctors were ...

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Letter: Treatment alternatives ignored by Cancer Society - Enterprise-Record

Tue, 2014-06-10 19:38

Letter: Treatment alternatives ignored by Cancer Society
Enterprise-Record
Stop enriching "Big Pharma" and instead demand the FDA start approving successful alternative cancer treatments already available outside the U.S. Your life could depend on it. — MaryLou Johnson, Chico. Print Email Font Resize Return to Top ...

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Our immune systems can unmask tumours and cure cancer, experts say, calling ... - National Post

Mon, 2014-06-09 17:09

National Post

Our immune systems can unmask tumours and cure cancer, experts say, calling ...
National Post
IO is set apart from other forms of cancer treatment because it harnesses the body's natural defences to fight off tumours. The other approaches — chemotherapy, radiotherapy and surgery — bring in outside weapons, such as powerful drugs, high-energy ...
Changing the way we pay for cancer careThe Hill (blog)

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Integrative medicine Alternative methods goes mainstream - GazetteNET

Mon, 2014-06-09 08:27

Integrative medicine Alternative methods goes mainstream
GazetteNET
“It heartens me to see more doctors starting to treat the whole person rather than just cutting them and giving them medicine,” said Diane Robinson, a neuropsychologist and the program director of integrative medicine at the cancer center. Applications ...

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Alternative medicine goes mainstream - Gulf Times

Sat, 2014-06-07 14:31

Gulf Times

Alternative medicine goes mainstream
Gulf Times
Though acupuncture, meditation, massage and yoga are not typically what the doctor orders, that's changing as more mainstream medical practitioners incorporate therapies once considered alternative into their conventional practices. UF Health Cancer ...

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Race to make the drugs that trick cancer into being cured - Telegraph.co.uk

Sat, 2014-06-07 13:03

Telegraph.co.uk

Race to make the drugs that trick cancer into being cured
Telegraph.co.uk
IO is set apart from other forms of cancer treatment because it harnesses the body's natural defences to fight off tumours. The other approaches – chemotherapy, radiotherapy and surgery – bring in outside weapons, such as powerful drugs, high-energy ...

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Makayla Sault's parents say they have no regrets over girl's decision to opt ... - National Post

Fri, 2014-06-06 21:53

National Post

Makayla Sault's parents say they have no regrets over girl's decision to opt ...
National Post
Makayla Sault's parents say they have no regrets over girl's decision to opt for holistic cancer treatment. Tom Blackwell | June 6, 2014 6:33 PM ET More from Tom Blackwell | @tomblackwellNP. Eleven-year-old Makayla Sault reads her letter explaining why ...

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CCAC stopping controversial vitamin C infusions, upsetting patients - Windsor Star (blog)

Fri, 2014-06-06 16:09

Windsor Star (blog)

CCAC stopping controversial vitamin C infusions, upsetting patients
Windsor Star (blog)
A 66-year-old Windsor man feels an Ontario government agency is letting him die, after he was told the alternative cancer treatment he believes improves his life will no longer be covered. Since February, Michael Ferrigan has been receiving regular ...

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Western student shines light on potential cancer cure - Western Front

Fri, 2014-06-06 10:37

Western student shines light on potential cancer cure
Western Front
It was popularized in the 50s as an alternative to the aggressive, indiscriminate cancer treatments available that killed both cancer cells and healthy, non-cancer cells, Vannelli said. It is currently only available and effective in the treatment of ...

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Capecitabine viable alternative to 5-fluorouracil in treating metastatic ... - Healio

Thu, 2014-06-05 14:54

Capecitabine viable alternative to 5-fluorouracil in treating metastatic ...
Healio
Capecitabine, a tumor-activated 5-fluorouracil prodrug, is an effective, safe, convenient and economically viable alternative to 5-fluorouracil as a first-line treatment for metastatic colorectal cancer, according to recent study data. Researchers from ...

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New cancer drug Ibrutinib boosts survival rate to 90% - Daily Mail

Wed, 2014-06-04 02:53

Daily Mail

New cancer drug Ibrutinib boosts survival rate to 90%
Daily Mail
What was also particularly encouraging was that patients who do not respond to, or have a resistance to chemotherapy treatments, now have an alternative. Dr Con Tam, left, is hopeful that Ibrutinib, right, is the modern. Dr Con Tam, left, is hopeful ...
New leukemia drug could replace invasive chemical therapy treatmentCatholic Online
THE END OF CHEMOTHERAPY? New leukaemia drug boosts survival rate to 90%Malaysia Chronicle

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Yes to chemo: Cancer survivor shares views on treatment - The Queensland Times

Tue, 2014-06-03 19:07

Yes to chemo: Cancer survivor shares views on treatment
The Queensland Times
Ms Macklin-Rice's story divided the community, with many speaking out both for and against alternative therapies. Mrs Wilson, 64, of Coolum, was first diagnosed with breast cancer aged 46 and, after enduring both chemo and radiation, she remained ...

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New Scientific Studies At ASCO Could Revolutionize the Treatment of Resistant ... - BioNews Texas

Tue, 2014-06-03 15:40

BioNews Texas

New Scientific Studies At ASCO Could Revolutionize the Treatment of Resistant ...
BioNews Texas
Cancer relapses and treatment resistance have always been among the most daunting challenges in cancer care,” said Gregory Masters, MD, FACP, ASCO Expert, and a medical oncologist at the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center in Newark, Delaware. “The good ...
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New Anti-Estrogen Treatment May Help Younger Breast Cancer Survivors - Health.com

Tue, 2014-06-03 07:07

Health.com

New Anti-Estrogen Treatment May Help Younger Breast Cancer Survivors
Health.com
“For years, tamoxifen has been the standard hormone therapy for preventing breast cancer recurrences in young women with hormone-sensitive disease. These results confirm that exemestane with ovarian function suppression constitutes a valid alternative ...
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