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Bee, scorpion and snake venom might hold cancer cure - kdvr.com

Tue, 2014-08-12 07:51

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Bee, scorpion and snake venom might hold cancer cure
kdvr.com
Doctors used beestings to treat the Emperor Charlemagne's gout in the 700s. Traditional Chinese medicine has used frog venom to fight liver, lung, colon and pancreatic cancers. Alternative doctors in Cuba have used scorpion venom to fight brain tumors.

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Bee, snake venom may hold cancer cure - WDIV Detroit

Tue, 2014-08-12 06:53

WDIV Detroit

Bee, snake venom may hold cancer cure
WDIV Detroit
Doctors used bee stings to treat the Emperor Charlemagne's gout in the 700s. Traditional Chinese medicine has used frog venom to fight liver, lung, colon and pancreatic cancers. Alternative doctors in Cuba have used scorpion venom to fight brain tumors.

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Bee, scorpion and snake venom may hold cancer cure - CNN

Tue, 2014-08-12 05:25

CNN

Bee, scorpion and snake venom may hold cancer cure
CNN
Doctors used beestings to treat the Emperor Charlemagne's gout in the 700s. Traditional Chinese medicine has used frog venom to fight liver, lung, colon and pancreatic cancers. Alternative doctors in Cuba have used scorpion venom to fight brain tumors.

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Gel that could transform the lives of breast cancer patients: Many women stop ... - Daily Mail

Mon, 2014-08-11 20:29

Daily Mail

Gel that could transform the lives of breast cancer patients: Many women stop ...
Daily Mail
Cancer Research UK science information officer Dr Emma Smith said: 'Research looking at ways to make cancer treatment kinder is hugely important and this simple approach shows promise for this type of breast cancer. But the study only looked at a small ...

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Timmins man seeks alternative cancer treatment - Timmins Press

Sun, 2014-08-10 16:51

Timmins Press

Timmins man seeks alternative cancer treatment
Timmins Press
Timmins native Chris Johnson is fighting for his life against an aggressive form of cancer. He's seeking help to try and raise funds to pay for alternative treatment that's not covered by his employer or by the province.

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Complementary therapy risk to cancer children - Scotsman

Sun, 2014-08-10 08:50

Scotsman

Complementary therapy risk to cancer children
Scotsman
Professor David Wilson, from Edinburgh University, said cancer departments did not routinely ask patients about use of complementary and alternative medicine but should since they can affect treatment. Vitamin supplements containing selenium could ...

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Community health centers at heart of our well-being - The Tennessean

Sat, 2014-08-09 23:28

Community health centers at heart of our well-being
The Tennessean
A state's health-care system's ranking is based on five categories: access and affordability; prevention and treatment; avoidable hospital use and cost; healthy lives; and equity. The report takes a close look at the differences that a ... More than ...

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Alternative therapy risk to cancer children - Scotsman

Sat, 2014-08-09 17:02

Scotsman

Alternative therapy risk to cancer children
Scotsman
Professor David Wilson, from Edinburgh University, said cancer departments did not routinely ask patients about use of complementary and alternative medicine but should since they can affect treatment. Vitamin supplements containing selenium could ...

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Upcoming breast cancer forum to address 'tough topics' - Del Mar Times

Fri, 2014-08-08 09:52

Upcoming breast cancer forum to address 'tough topics'
Del Mar Times
Although some cancer patients turn to alternative therapies, all too often, unproven treatments provide false hope. As the leader of a local breast cancer support group, Lynn Flanagan has seen those grasping for hope reach for the wrong options. “It ...

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Don't judge every tumor by its tissue, scientists say - Los Angeles Times

Thu, 2014-08-07 16:12

Don't judge every tumor by its tissue, scientists say
Los Angeles Times
John Quackenbush, a computational biologist at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, agreed that the results have the potential to advance alternative interventions for hard-to-treat tumors. But, he added, they might gloss over important ...

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Wellness: Hope is not a strategy to beat cancer - Lehigh Acres News Star

Thu, 2014-08-07 07:13

Wellness: Hope is not a strategy to beat cancer
Lehigh Acres News Star
It is important that you find an oncologist who is trained to offer you the "best" therapeutic strategy in an effort to optimize your chance for cure and minimize complications or side effects. These are all traditional treatment options. But what ...

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Thriving Through My Son's Brain Cancer Diagnosis - Huffington Post (blog)

Wed, 2014-08-06 15:44

Thriving Through My Son's Brain Cancer Diagnosis
Huffington Post (blog)
I never thought I'd find gifts in my son's cancer diagnosis and treatment. It's hard to even suggest that there is good embedded in the pain. Of course I'd trade it in a moment to take away all Max has endured. In the beginning, I wasn't even able to ...

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New Targeted Treatment Method for Hepatocellular Carcinoma Uses pH ... - Medgadget.com

Wed, 2014-08-06 14:28

New Targeted Treatment Method for Hepatocellular Carcinoma Uses pH ...
Medgadget.com
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the most common form of primary liver cancer and one of the leading causes of cancer-related deaths worldwide. This may be attributed to the ... Considering the large percentage of patients that are deemed ineligible ...

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Preparing to survive: considerations for life after cancer - The Glen Rose Reporter

Wed, 2014-08-06 02:46

Preparing to survive: considerations for life after cancer
The Glen Rose Reporter
Before starting treatment, patients should have an honest conversation about their expectations. It can be overwhelming for patients to stop and think about the future when they are faced with cancer treatment decisions that will need to be made rapidly.

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$7.3 million grant helps Kaiser Permanente expand cancer clinical trials, research - Vallejo Times-Herald

Tue, 2014-08-05 16:11

$7.3 million grant helps Kaiser Permanente expand cancer clinical trials, research
Vallejo Times-Herald
The NCORP designation also provides new funding and focus for research into cancer care delivery, including evaluating alternative treatment delivery systems, preventing disease, managing pain and symptoms and investigating disparities in cancer ...

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Fundraiser set to assist Lester woman in cancer battle - News Courier

Tue, 2014-08-05 09:26

Fundraiser set to assist Lester woman in cancer battle
News Courier
The alternative treatment is expensive, with the first round costing $20,000. That cost includes hospital stay, treatments, scans and 20 straight days of therapies. The second round will be $8,400. There is home therapy as well that will be around $800 ...
Beth's Bash breast cancer fundraiser this Saturday at the Limestone County ...al.com

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IsoRay's Cesium-131 Isotope Produces Excellent Results in Treating Metastatic ... - EIN News (press release)

Tue, 2014-08-05 08:38

IsoRay's Cesium-131 Isotope Produces Excellent Results in Treating Metastatic ...
EIN News (press release)
As we continue to develop our product offerings internally with support from industry leaders, our message is clear and the medical community is becoming increasingly aware of the innovative alternative our Cesium-131 products offer to cancer patients.".
Today's Best Stocks: IsoRay, Inc. (NYSEMKT:ISR), Chegg Inc (NYSE:CHGG ...Markets Emerging

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IsoRay's Cesium-131 Isotope Produces Excellent Results in Treating Metastatic ... - MarketWatch

Tue, 2014-08-05 06:34

IsoRay's Cesium-131 Isotope Produces Excellent Results in Treating Metastatic ...
MarketWatch
As we continue to develop our product offerings internally with support from industry leaders, our message is clear and the medical community is becoming increasingly aware of the innovative alternative our Cesium-131 products offer to cancer patients.".

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Survey: Drug Shortages May Weaken Cancer Care - Pharmacy Practice News

Mon, 2014-08-04 16:45

Survey: Drug Shortages May Weaken Cancer Care
Pharmacy Practice News
Cancer shortages are difficult in that there are few [alternative agents available],” commented Erin Fox, PharmD, the director of the drug information service at the University of Utah Hospitals & Clinics in Salt Lake City, who was not involved with ...

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Latest Cancer Research: Scientists produce artificial molecules to treat cancer - TheHealthSite

Mon, 2014-08-04 02:42

TheHealthSite

Latest Cancer Research: Scientists produce artificial molecules to treat cancer
TheHealthSite
These molecules have been successfully used to treat colon cancer cells in laboratory testing and posses a lot of potential in development of anti-cancer drugs or treatment. These new molecules have a similar 3D helix form as that of the natural peptides.

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