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UVa research could lead to prevention of spread of cancer in the body - Richmond.com

Wed, 2015-02-04 14:14

UVa research could lead to prevention of spread of cancer in the body
Richmond.com
“This is a natural protein that's secreted in damaged tissue,” Mayo said. “Cancer cells ... Still, the researchers said their findings could lead to new treatment options for patients with a range of different types of cancer, including breast cancer ...
U.Va. Researchers Discover Key to Lung Cancer's SpreadHealthCanal.com

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UVa research could lead to prevention of spread of cancer in the body - The Daily Progress

Wed, 2015-02-04 01:02

The Daily Progress

UVa research could lead to prevention of spread of cancer in the body
The Daily Progress
“This is a natural protein that's secreted in damaged tissue,” Mayo said. “Cancer cells ... Still, the researchers said their findings could lead to new treatment options for patients with a range of different types of cancer, including breast cancer ...

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We can beat cancer - Jakarta Post

Tue, 2015-02-03 21:14

We can beat cancer
Jakarta Post
Delayed cancer treatment is common in Indonesia. As we commemorate World Cancer Day on Feb. 4, we will be reminded of the four pillars that serve as the foundation for cancer management: healthy lifestyle, delivering early detection, equal treatment ...

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Edzard Ernst questioned Prince Charles's views on alternative medicine - Daily Mail

Tue, 2015-02-03 17:52

Daily Mail

Edzard Ernst questioned Prince Charles's views on alternative medicine
Daily Mail
In 2004, to cite one example, Professor Michael Baum, a prominent cancer surgeon, wrote an open letter to the British Medical Journal after Charles used a speech to endorse an 'alternative' cancer treatment under which patients were treated with, among ...

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American Cancer Society seeks to bring transportation assistance to Astoria - Daily Astorian

Mon, 2015-02-02 11:55

American Cancer Society seeks to bring transportation assistance to Astoria
Daily Astorian
The American Cancer Society provides transportation to and from treatment facilities to help people with cancer get the critical care they need; however, getting to their scheduled treatment may be a challenge, the society reports. “One cancer patient ...

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Nothing holding her back: 21-year-old Kelly Rothe's life after a double mastectomy - MLive.com

Mon, 2015-02-02 11:12

MLive.com

Nothing holding her back: 21-year-old Kelly Rothe's life after a double mastectomy
MLive.com
According to Mayo Clinic in the realm of cancer treatments, oocyte cryopreservation, or egg freezing, is done to preserve the possibility of having children post-treatments, stating that certain cancer treatments may harm fertility. Eggs are extracted ...

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“You think 'cancer, I'm gonna die,'” but local woman 'flushing' away cancer ... - fox6now.com

Mon, 2015-02-02 09:08

“You think 'cancer, I'm gonna die,'” but local woman 'flushing' away cancer ...
fox6now.com
70% percent of her abdomen was filled with cancerous fluid. “I do remember just being so incredibly frightened. You think 'cancer, I'm gonna die.'” “I do remember just being so incredibly frightened. You think 'cancer, I'm gonna die,'” said Hansen ...

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Therapy for swallowing problems - Wisconsin Rapids Tribune

Mon, 2015-02-02 03:19

Wisconsin Rapids Tribune

Therapy for swallowing problems
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune
Dysphagia affects 15 million Americans and can be caused by a neurological disorder or event such as a stroke, a degenerative neurological disease, or other diagnoses like head and neck cancer. Without proper management, dysphagia can lead to ...

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Constable Anton Kuraia starts 809km walk to Wellington - Northern Advocate

Sun, 2015-02-01 19:55

Constable Anton Kuraia starts 809km walk to Wellington
Northern Advocate
Whangarei police officer Constable Anton Kuraia was joined by about 300 walkers on the first stage of his 809km journey to raise awareness about alternative cancer treatments today. It was a colourful affair with the walkers getting into the spirit and ...

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Mike Connell: If only Michigan put an adult in charge - Port Huron Times Herald

Sat, 2015-01-31 23:43

Port Huron Times Herald

Mike Connell: If only Michigan put an adult in charge
Port Huron Times Herald
Who in a rational world would choose to drink water from the Flint River, a fetid stream saturated with toxins from years of heavy industry, when the alternative source is the world's fourth-largest lake, a sweet-water sea? Corruption and ... Miners ...

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Health professionals back Insure Tennessee - The Daily News Journal

Sat, 2015-01-31 22:21

The Daily News Journal

Health professionals back Insure Tennessee
The Daily News Journal
... treatment for kidney failure and dialysis had to wait until finally qualifying for Tenncare to get help. Lowe also talked about a cancer patient who could not afford a $5,000 test and was not eligible for Tenncare. ... "The reason why we are ...

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CANCER PATIENTS: Transportation assistance to be offered - Lincoln City News Guard

Sat, 2015-01-31 10:35

CANCER PATIENTS: Transportation assistance to be offered
Lincoln City News Guard
“A patient receiving chemotherapy might report for treatment weekly for up to a year. In many cases, a patient is driven to hospitals or clinics by relatives or friends, but even these patients must occasionally seek alternative transportation. That's ...

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Medical marijuana finds support - North Platte Telegraph

Sat, 2015-01-31 03:12

North Platte Telegraph

Medical marijuana finds support
North Platte Telegraph
LINCOLN, NEB., -- 01/30/2015: Brooke Lawlor, 22, of Valley, visits with her dog named Bear during a press conference to bring awareness to the LB 643, the Cannabis Compassion and Care Act at the Nebraska State Capitol in Lincoln, Neb., Friday, Jan.

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Sen. Wolk talks about her end-of-life bill - Napa Valley Register

Fri, 2015-01-30 22:15

Sen. Wolk talks about her end-of-life bill
Napa Valley Register
Two physicians would have to confirm the terminally ill patient has less than six months to live and is mentally competent to make health care decisions for the patient to obtain a prescription. In Oregon, 1,000 people have obtained end-of-life ...

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What to Watch in the Week Ahead and on Monday, Feb. 2 - Reuters

Fri, 2015-01-30 15:08

What to Watch in the Week Ahead and on Monday, Feb. 2
Reuters
Focus will also be on company's comments on progress in testing its array of experimental drugs, especially its cancer treatments that work by harnessing the immune system. General Motors Co is scheduled to report fourth-quarter results on Wednesday ...

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Son Says Cannabis Oil Plays Role in Mother's Mesothelioma Survival - Asbestos.com (blog)

Fri, 2015-01-30 12:20

Asbestos.com (blog)

Son Says Cannabis Oil Plays Role in Mother's Mesothelioma Survival
Asbestos.com (blog)
Its use as an alternative treatment with anti-tumor and anti-cancer properties has been growing, despite being shunned by the established medical community and stunted by various barriers of legality. "My gut tells me this [cannabis oil] is the right ...

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Cervical Cancer Prevention Week: Everything you need to know about smear tests - Express.co.uk

Thu, 2015-01-29 18:36

Express.co.uk

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week: Everything you need to know about smear tests
Express.co.uk
Radiotherapy is an alternative to surgery for some women with early stage cervical cancer. In some cases it is used alongside surgery. More advanced cases of cervical cancer are usually treated using a combination of chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

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Dealing With the Fear of Cancer - Huffington Post (blog)

Thu, 2015-01-29 18:28

Dealing With the Fear of Cancer
Huffington Post (blog)
Although in many ways science has made great advancements in treating cancer, there are still many unknowns. So when ... Using head scarfs is another option and they can be tied in a number of fashionable styles and serve as a great alternative to wigs.

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Anne Pharo ditches chemotherapy and vows to beat breast cancer by running - Daily Mail

Thu, 2015-01-29 09:19

Daily Mail

Anne Pharo ditches chemotherapy and vows to beat breast cancer by running
Daily Mail
A mother whose cancer has returned for the third time has turned her back on modern medicine - and says she will try to overcome the disease through healthy living and alternative therapies. Anne Pharo, 41, has been treated for breast cancer twice ...

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Tar Sands Crude Permits Keep Rolling - CounterPunch

Thu, 2015-01-29 03:45

Tar Sands Crude Permits Keep Rolling
CounterPunch
Froman: “In negotiations, like TPP, we are working to ensure access to affordable life-saving medicines, including in the developing world, and create incentives for the development of new treatment and cures that benefit the world and which create the ...

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