Alternative Cancer Treatment

Baltimore Washington Medical Center offers hair loss alternative for breast cancer patients - CapitalGazette.com

Fri, 2017-10-06 04:04

CapitalGazette.com

Baltimore Washington Medical Center offers hair loss alternative for breast cancer patients
CapitalGazette.com
But Dockendorf's story has a new outcome — she kept most of her long, dark blonde hair. The 30-year-old Annapolis woman is one of a growing number of breast cancer patients to have access to the DigniCap, a technology that delivers “cold cap” therapy ...

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Best available treatments - Sunbury Daily Item

Fri, 2017-10-06 00:04

Best available treatments
Sunbury Daily Item
It read as if this was a viable and effective treatment alternative for breast cancer patients, when in fact it is not. The description of chemotherapy as poison was especially troubling given the fact that it is the best available standard of care for ...

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Alternative therapies help to ease pain and stress of cancer patients - Observer-Reporter

Thu, 2017-10-05 05:51

Observer-Reporter

Alternative therapies help to ease pain and stress of cancer patients
Observer-Reporter
“Reflexology or acupressure help to ease breathing issues that can occur due to chemotherapy,” Burrows says. “This helps the client to continue daily tasks during treatment. Oncology massage can be a great way for the client to feel more at ease and ...

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Belgian Biotech's Leukemia CAR-T Treatment Leaves Patient ... - Labiotech.eu (blog)

Wed, 2017-10-04 08:40

Labiotech.eu (blog)

Belgian Biotech's Leukemia CAR-T Treatment Leaves Patient ...
Labiotech.eu (blog)
Celyad has announced early results from a clinical trial, where a patient has been cleared of cancer after treatment with its CAR-T cell therapy.

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New use for alcohol aversion drug in treatment of chemo resistant lung cancer found - EurekAlert (press release)

Wed, 2017-10-04 07:47

New use for alcohol aversion drug in treatment of chemo resistant lung cancer found
EurekAlert (press release)
An alternative approach to seeking new drug treatments for cancer is not to start with molecular targets, but to assess those drugs approved for other therapeutic uses which show some evidence of anti-cancer activity. This is the field of drug ...

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Guest Editor | Only hope for cancer is alternative medicine, says naturopathic doctor - Jamaica Gleaner

Sun, 2017-10-01 23:01

Jamaica Gleaner

Guest Editor | Only hope for cancer is alternative medicine, says naturopathic doctor
Jamaica Gleaner
The doctor, who wishes to remain anonymous says that more and more, he is being approached by those with cancer and many have declared healing after sticking to his programme. "We do have a reputation associated with cancer, but we don't treat cancer ...

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Guest Editor - Only hope for cancer is alternative medicine - naturopathic doctor - Jamaica Gleaner

Sun, 2017-10-01 23:01

Jamaica Gleaner

Guest Editor - Only hope for cancer is alternative medicine - naturopathic doctor
Jamaica Gleaner
The doctor, who wishes to remain anonymous says that more and more, he is being approached by those with cancer and many have declared healing after sticking to his programme. "We do have a reputation associated with cancer, but we don't treat cancer ...

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Taking a holistic approach to breast cancer treatment - LancasterOnline

Sun, 2017-10-01 04:11

LancasterOnline

Taking a holistic approach to breast cancer treatment
LancasterOnline
According to the National Cancer Institute, needles and applied heat may elicit physical responses in nerve cells, the pituitary gland and parts of the brain to influence blood pressure and body temperature. Acupuncture is also believed to support the ...

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Miracle teenager Jake Rafferty gives thumbs up to alternative cancer treatment - Kent Online

Sat, 2017-09-30 17:01

Miracle teenager Jake Rafferty gives thumbs up to alternative cancer treatment
Kent Online
The parents of desperately sick teenager Jake Rafferty have been told 16 times he was about to die. On one occasion Emma and Adrian Rafferty were told Jake, the eldest of their five children, had hours to live – and they made the agonising decision to ...

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The journey of a “doctor” who joined the cult of alternative medicine and then broke out of it - Quartz

Sat, 2017-09-30 04:00

Quartz

The journey of a “doctor” who joined the cult of alternative medicine and then broke out of it
Quartz
One Friday afternoon in May 2014, Britt Hermes was scheduled to treat one of her cancer patients with an injection of Ukrain. This wasn't especially unusual; people often came to Hermes, a naturopath in Arizona, for the treatment. That day, though, an ...

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Alternative pain treatment may help with opioid epidemic - 9NEWS.com

Thu, 2017-09-28 18:41

9NEWS.com

Alternative pain treatment may help with opioid epidemic
9NEWS.com
The doctor said this is not meant to treat everything: some pains that come from cancer would not be helped by neurostimulation. There are some complications listed that can occur after the surgery. Most people use insurance to pay for the procedure ...

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Healing touch, acupuncture used in breast cancer treatment - The Journal News | LoHud.com

Thu, 2017-09-28 13:49

The Journal News | LoHud.com

Healing touch, acupuncture used in breast cancer treatment
The Journal News | LoHud.com
Preliminary findings indicate that supportive complementary and alternative methods are valuable from the time patients receive the diagnosis of cancer to the time of their rehabilitation and recovery, according to BioMed Central, publisher of about ...

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The new era of nanotechnology, an alternative to change cancer treatment - Dove Medical Press

Wed, 2017-09-27 17:44

The new era of nanotechnology, an alternative to change cancer treatment
Dove Medical Press
Abstract: In the last few years, nanostructures have gained considerable interest for the safe delivery of therapeutic agents. Several therapeutic approaches have been reported, such as molecular diagnosis, disease detection, nanoscale immunotherapy ...

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Alternative Cancer Treatment available from Laser Prostate Centers of America to be discussed at Us TOO Plano ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Wed, 2017-09-27 17:18

Alternative Cancer Treatment available from Laser Prostate Centers of America to be discussed at Us TOO Plano ...
PR Newswire (press release)
Anyone wanting to know more about prostate cancer and alternative treatments are encouraged to attend. Guests do not have to live in the Plano area and the event is free. For more information on the Plano chapter, call 972-998-5221. Laser Prostate ...

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Breast Cancer: 10 things to know now - The Journal News | LoHud.com

Wed, 2017-09-27 14:24

The Journal News | LoHud.com

Breast Cancer: 10 things to know now
The Journal News | LoHud.com
8. Study: Alternative medicine won't help your survival rate. Breast cancer patients shouldn't depend on supplements or unproven treatments, quite yet. A study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute examined 1.68 million patient ...

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CBD Oil and Health- Natural Treatment Method - Times Square Chronicles (press release) (registration)

Wed, 2017-09-27 11:32

CBD Oil and Health- Natural Treatment Method
Times Square Chronicles (press release) (registration)
Medical marijuana and other chemically related compounds are valued for their therapeutic effects. Cannabidiol or CBD, as it is commonly referred to, is a compound that is found prominently in cannabis or marijuana. It continues to be used for the ...

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Jake Bailey: Alternative medicine can be a death sentence - New Zealand Herald

Wed, 2017-09-27 10:02

Jake Bailey: Alternative medicine can be a death sentence
New Zealand Herald
Over the past few years, I've had a handful of people reach out to me with stories involving patients being encouraged to, and deciding to deny clinical treatment for cancer, to instead trial alternative medicine first. Not after, not during, but ...

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Cancer can be managed, can it be cured? - The Punch

Tue, 2017-09-26 19:47

The Punch

Cancer can be managed, can it be cured?
The Punch
The use of non-toxic natural therapies has had a huge success over the past few decades. For example, Dr. Contreras of the Oasis Hospital reported that his five-year survival rate for prostate cancer was 83 per cent when using natural treatment as ...

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Photosensitizer Activates Anti-Cancer Properties in Antimalarial Drug - Photonics.com

Tue, 2017-09-26 08:41

Photonics.com

Photosensitizer Activates Anti-Cancer Properties in Antimalarial Drug
Photonics.com
Sep 2017 SINGAPORE, Sept. 26, 2017 — Scientists have shown that the anticancer properties of artemisinin, an antimalarial drug that is also a promising alternative cancer treatment, could be enhanced potentially tenfold when used with the ...

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David Gorski: Rigvir 'virotherapy' another unproven alternative ... - Genetic Literacy Project

Mon, 2017-09-25 06:05

Genetic Literacy Project

David Gorski: Rigvir 'virotherapy' another unproven alternative ...
Genetic Literacy Project
is included on the health ministry's list of reimbursable medicines, meaning public as well as private money is spent on it. Yet as De Facto revealed, in J.

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