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Can we save the rhino from poachers with a 3D printer? - The Guardian

Sun, 2015-05-24 00:30

The Guardian

Can we save the rhino from poachers with a 3D printer?
The Guardian
It is prized, particularly in Vietnam and China, as a status symbol and for its supposed “medicinal” qualities , unsupported by science, which include preventing hangovers, reducing fever and detoxifying the body following cancer treatment. In South ...

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As the terminally ill increasingly look abroad for new treatment options ... - Bangkok Post

Sat, 2015-05-23 19:42

Bangkok Post

As the terminally ill increasingly look abroad for new treatment options ...
Bangkok Post
Ms Na began looking for alternative treatments, eventually stumbling across the Fuda Cancer Hospital in Guangzhou, China. The hospital specialises in offering new and sometimes experimental treatments for late-stage cancer, but its approach comes ...

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GMO debate heats up in Sacramento - Sacramento Bee

Sat, 2015-05-23 01:03

Sacramento Bee

GMO debate heats up in Sacramento
Sacramento Bee
A modified corn seed from Monsanto spends up to seven years in a lab receiving genetic and chemical fortifications (and a striking neon treatment coat) before it's planted. The result is increased pest resistance, weed-killer .... (UCD receives some ...

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The Assisted-Suicide Movement Goes on Life Support - Wall Street Journal

Fri, 2015-05-22 16:11

Wall Street Journal

The Assisted-Suicide Movement Goes on Life Support
Wall Street Journal
Opponents representing many notable progressive organizations argue that if assisted suicide is legalized, for-profit health-care and insurance companies will see it as an inexpensive alternative to providing services to those whose treatment is most ...
Medical Association No Longer Opposes 'End-Of-Life Option' Act As Bill Goes ...CBS Local

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Single mom with cancer campaigns for right to die - CBS News

Fri, 2015-05-22 12:05

CBS News

Single mom with cancer campaigns for right to die
CBS News
CBS Los Angeles reports the proposed law would require two doctors to agree that a patient has less than six months to live, and the patient must discuss alternative treatment options with a doctor. Then the patient must submit one written request and ...

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Camillus sisters fighting cancer together spark mission to educate, help others - Syracuse.com

Fri, 2015-05-22 05:34

Syracuse.com

Camillus sisters fighting cancer together spark mission to educate, help others
Syracuse.com
Bennett, who says he and Coleates already call each other "husband and wife," says they quickly learned about different ways of managing cancer, such as detoxification and dietary changes, alternative medicine, essential oils and immuno-therapies ...

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Cancer drug more effective after use of vortex fluidic device invented by ... - ABC Online

Fri, 2015-05-22 03:25

ABC Online

Cancer drug more effective after use of vortex fluidic device invented by ...
ABC Online
Flinders Centre for Innovation in Cancer director Professor Ross McKinnon said it meant a huge advance for cancer treatment. "It gives us the promise of offering an alternative where we have more drug being delivered to the tumour and less drug being ...

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Raffle will benefit Sudbury families with cancer - The Sudbury Star

Thu, 2015-05-21 23:51

The Sudbury Star

Raffle will benefit Sudbury families with cancer
The Sudbury Star
Ames underwent conventional cancer therapies and alternative treatments, as well, beat the disease and is now cancer-free. But Ames hasn't forgotten the painful three-year struggle as his family coped just not with an illness, but with the financial ...

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RIP, Seth Kushner: Through the lens warmly, creators salute the NY pop-culture ... - Washington Post

Thu, 2015-05-21 19:57

Washington Post

RIP, Seth Kushner: Through the lens warmly, creators salute the NY pop-culture ...
Washington Post
Seth Kushner, who was for so long hospitalized as he tried bone-marrow transplant and then alternative medicine, led with his heart for so long, too, and his large circle of friends describe him in the best way anyone can: as a great and caring human ...

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ASCO Proposes New Physician Payment Reforms - OncLive

Thu, 2015-05-21 17:08

OncLive

ASCO Proposes New Physician Payment Reforms
OncLive
ASCO has proposed a series of payment reforms that it says would significantly increase physician pay, improve the breadth of patient services available, and lower the overall cost of cancer care. The reforms build on an oncology payment model ASCO ...

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Singing, dancing, dignitaries mark opening of UCI-Fred Hutch Cancer Centre - Fred Hutch News Service

Thu, 2015-05-21 12:24

Fred Hutch News Service

Singing, dancing, dignitaries mark opening of UCI-Fred Hutch Cancer Centre
Fred Hutch News Service
Since its informal beginnings as a small research project in 2004, the UCI/Hutchinson Center Cancer Alliance — formalized in 2008 — has grown into a holistic cancer program that now includes training, clinical care and community outreach. Today the ...

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IsoRay Takes Liberties With Lung Cancer Study Results to Prop Up Stock Price - TheStreet.com

Thu, 2015-05-21 09:37

TheStreet.com

IsoRay Takes Liberties With Lung Cancer Study Results to Prop Up Stock Price
TheStreet.com
They conclude that early-stage lung cancer patients may benefit from surgery plus Cesium-131 or an the alternative form of radiation therapy compared to surgery alone. Why would IsoRay provide selectively edited findings from a published which make its ...
IsoRay's Cesium-131 Lung Cancer Treatment Reports 96% Success in Local ...Stockhouse

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Medical Association No Longer Opposes 'End-Of-Life Option' Act As Bill Goes ... - CBS Local

Thu, 2015-05-21 00:09

CBS Local

Medical Association No Longer Opposes 'End-Of-Life Option' Act As Bill Goes ...
CBS Local
The End of Life Option Act requires that two doctors must agree that the patient has less than six months to live and that the patient must discuss alternative treatment options with a doctor. Then, a written request and two oral requests are required ...

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Medical Campus Celebrates Promotions - BU Today

Wed, 2015-05-20 22:12

BU Today

Medical Campus Celebrates Promotions
BU Today
... the Bedford VA Medical Center's Center of Innovation, specializes in the study of patients' perceptions of their health, doctor-patient communication, and how complementary and alternative therapies can be tailored to improve engagement and access ...

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New York Sisters Battling Cancer Together: 'We Focus on Living' - People Magazine

Wed, 2015-05-20 13:00

People Magazine

New York Sisters Battling Cancer Together: 'We Focus on Living'
People Magazine
Soltys began to focus on alternative treatments, like vitamins, herbs and a plant-based diet that could improve her quality of life while she underwent chemotherapy. A few months later, Soltys' doctors discovered two additional tumors. While she was ...

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IsoRay (ISR) Announces Publication of Positive Cesium-131 Data as Lung ... - StreetInsider.com

Wed, 2015-05-20 06:32

Bidness ETC

IsoRay (ISR) Announces Publication of Positive Cesium-131 Data as Lung ...
StreetInsider.com
IsoRay (NYSE: ISR) announced the on-line publication of the first major peer reviewed study showing improved results using IsoRay's Cesium-131 seeds in the treatment of lung cancer. IsoRay CEO Dwight Babcock commented, "We are extremely excited to have ...
IsoRay's Cesium-131 Lung Cancer Treatment Reports 96% Success in Local ...Stockhouse

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Transforming oncology care: Payment and delivery reform for person-centered ... - Brookings Institution

Tue, 2015-05-19 13:23

Brookings Institution

Transforming oncology care: Payment and delivery reform for person-centered ...
Brookings Institution
Fee-for-service (FFS) remains the predominant payment mechanism in oncology despite ongoing efforts to implement alternative approaches. This form of reimbursement, which reflects the broader healthcare system, promotes high-volume, high-cost ...

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Public Release: 18-May-2015 Pactamycin analogs offer new, gentler approach ... - EurekAlert (press release)

Mon, 2015-05-18 11:32

Medical Xpress

Public Release: 18-May-2015 Pactamycin analogs offer new, gentler approach ...
EurekAlert (press release)
CORVALLIS, Ore. -- Researchers at Oregon State University are pursuing a new concept in treatment of epithelial cancer, especially head and neck cancer, by using two promising "analogs" of an old compound that was once studied as a potent anti-tumor ...
Pactamycin analogs offer new, gentler approach to cancer treatmentHealthCanal.com

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Antibody treatment for brain cancer has potential - New Kerala

Thu, 2015-05-14 00:56

Antibody treatment for brain cancer has potential
New Kerala
FGL2 modulates the immune system's "brakes" called checkpoints, as well as immune suppressive cells that stop the immune system's natural attack on cancer cells, the findings showed. The study found that FGL2 increased tumour growth in mice by ...

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Testing at home for colon cancer - STLtoday.com

Wed, 2015-05-13 23:02

Testing at home for colon cancer
STLtoday.com
For these two groups, I recommend home testing, preferably with a multitarget test (such as Cologuard), as an alternative. Dear Dr. Roach • According to a CT scan after a serious attack of abdominal pain some months ago, I have diverticulitis. I was ...
Dr. Keith Roach: Home test kits for colon cancer can screen those unable to ...Herald & Review
Home test kits for colon cancer offer a less-accurate alternativeSarasota Herald-Tribune
Your Good Health: Home kit can test for colon cancerTimes Colonist

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