Alternative Cancer Treatment

UTSA researchers testing promising, non-invasive cancer treatment - KENS5.com

Thu, 2016-07-07 18:32

KENS5.com

UTSA researchers testing promising, non-invasive cancer treatment
KENS5.com
For humans, Gdovin suspects the treatment can be used to shrink tumors for surgery, or treat those out of the reach of a scalpel. He also said it could be a safer alternative for young patients for whom chemotherapy or radiation to increase risk of ...

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On the Road: Hometown Heroes - Grinnell's Paige Ramey - KWCH

Thu, 2016-07-07 16:42

KWCH

On the Road: Hometown Heroes - Grinnell's Paige Ramey
KWCH
Updated: Thu 6:42 PM, Jul 07, 2016. GRINNELL, Kan. (KWCH) A small town sports star graduates high school and prepares to take off to college, but her dreams to get out on her town take a backseat when the 18-year-old is diagnosed with cancer. ... It ...

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New microfluidic device allows scientists to use safe electric fields to treat cancer - News-Medical.net

Thu, 2016-07-07 02:13

New microfluidic device allows scientists to use safe electric fields to treat cancer
News-Medical.net
For the past decade, scientists have been experimenting with the use of electric fields to treat malignant cells, in an alternative cancer treatment called tumor treating field, or TTF. The therapy stems from the interaction between key cellular ...

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Texas: Gladewater water supply exceeds contaminant level - Longview News-Journal

Wed, 2016-07-06 23:04

Texas: Gladewater water supply exceeds contaminant level
Longview News-Journal
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has notified Gladewater that its drinking water exceeds maximum levels for contaminants caused by the chlorine treatment process. The TCEQ said the maximum level allowed for haloacetic ... The TCEQ said ...

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Genomic Health and Epic Sciences Announce Strategic Collaboration to Deliver Novel AR-V7 Liquid Biopsy Test to ... - Yahoo Finance

Wed, 2016-07-06 22:05

Genomic Health and Epic Sciences Announce Strategic Collaboration to Deliver Novel AR-V7 Liquid Biopsy Test to ...
Yahoo Finance
The blood-based test detects the V7 variant of the androgen receptor protein (AR-V7) in the nucleus of circulating tumor cells (CTC) – information that can help guide treatment selection in patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer ...

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How Irvine Became SoCal's First Non-Toxic City - OC Weekly

Wed, 2016-07-06 15:29

OC Weekly

How Irvine Became SoCal's First Non-Toxic City
OC Weekly
As she soon learned, 16 other children in Irvine between 1 and 15 years old had also been diagnosed with cancer—many of them, like Caelin, with brain cancer. Given the seeming cluster of cases, Thompson began to suspect that environmental ...

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Microfluidic Device Offers Means for Studying Electric Field Cancer Therapy - Drug Discovery & Development

Wed, 2016-07-06 11:55

Microfluidic Device Offers Means for Studying Electric Field Cancer Therapy
Drug Discovery & Development
For the past decade, scientists have been experimenting with the use of electric fields to treat malignant cells, in an alternative cancer treatment called tumor treating field, or TTF. The therapy stems from the interaction between key cellular ...

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New microfluidic device offers means for studying electric field cancer therapy - Phys.Org

Wed, 2016-07-06 03:42

Phys.Org

New microfluidic device offers means for studying electric field cancer therapy
Phys.Org
For the past decade, scientists have been experimenting with the use of electric fields to treat malignant cells, in an alternative cancer treatment called tumor treating field, or TTF. The therapy stems from the interaction between key cellular ...

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West Madison Little League raises money for girl with cancer - WMTV

Tue, 2016-07-05 22:19

WMTV

West Madison Little League raises money for girl with cancer
WMTV
During their championship playoff week, proceeds from the Brat and Hot Dog Meal Deals will go towards the Luna family so Sofia can receive alternative forms of cancer treatment. "She doesn't have much time left and we're quickly trying to raise some ...

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Hermiston Neon Nights to benefit trainer fighting rare cancer - East Oregonian (subscription)

Tue, 2016-07-05 19:45

East Oregonian (subscription)

Hermiston Neon Nights to benefit trainer fighting rare cancer
East Oregonian (subscription)
A friend of Bentz's referred her to the documentary series, “A Truth About Cancer,” which explores alternative forms of treatment. The documentary mentioned Hope 4 Cancer Institute, a non-toxic cancer treatment center with locations in Tijuana and Cancun.

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Elevated rates of cancer south of Colorado Springs, CDPHE finds; Air Force steps in to help with water - The Denver Post

Tue, 2016-07-05 18:27

The Denver Post

Elevated rates of cancer south of Colorado Springs, CDPHE finds; Air Force steps in to help with water
The Denver Post
Air Force officials on Tuesday confirmed they are stepping in with $4.3 million to set up a temporary water treatment system to try to reduce exposures to contaminated water. The Air Force also has agreed to accelerate testing at military ... neighbor ...

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New microfluidic device offers means for studying electric field cancer therapy - MIT News

Tue, 2016-07-05 10:25

MIT News

New microfluidic device offers means for studying electric field cancer therapy
MIT News
For the past decade, scientists have been experimenting with the use of electric fields to treat malignant cells, in an alternative cancer treatment called tumor treating field, or TTF. The therapy stems from the interaction between key cellular ...

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To Design New Cancer Treatment Center, Kaiser Borrows From The Luxury Spa Industry - Co.Design (blog)

Tue, 2016-07-05 08:24

Co.Design (blog)

To Design New Cancer Treatment Center, Kaiser Borrows From The Luxury Spa Industry
Co.Design (blog)
"The plan is the result of keeping the cancer patient and their emotions and experiences front and center and then designing around that reality," Amato says. "Harnessing natural light, views to nature, and a soothing interior helps creating a calming ...

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Sysmex Inostics Blood-based RAS Biomarker Test Now Available in Italy - Yahoo Finance

Tue, 2016-07-05 00:00

Sysmex Inostics Blood-based RAS Biomarker Test Now Available in Italy
Yahoo Finance
Thus, the blood-based test is an alternative to tissue biopsies or other surgical procedures, and can also be performed when no tumor tissue is available or a rapid test result is crucial for therapy success. ... Eur J Cancer 2015;51(suppl 3):S79 ...

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Americans Spend $30-B Annually on Alternative Medicine, Why? - Live Trading News

Mon, 2016-07-04 16:47

Live Trading News

Americans Spend $30-B Annually on Alternative Medicine, Why?
Live Trading News
Natural cancer treatments that work are suppressed by the conventional medical machine, as may be preventive measures and simpler, less expensive treatment alternatives. Sadly, many healthcare providers bemoan the fact that while Rx drugs pose a ...

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European Commission Approves Extended Indication For Amgen's Kyprolis® (Carfilzomib) For The Treatment Of ... - Yahoo Finance

Sun, 2016-07-03 23:08

European Commission Approves Extended Indication For Amgen's Kyprolis® (Carfilzomib) For The Treatment Of ...
Yahoo Finance
"In the Phase 3 head-to-head trial, Kyprolis in combination with dexamethasone doubled the time patients lived without their cancer progressing, as well as the rates of complete response compared to bortezomib and dexamethasone," said Sean E. Harper, M ...

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New anti-cancer strategy mobilizes both innate and adaptive immune response - Science Daily

Sun, 2016-07-03 17:23

New anti-cancer strategy mobilizes both innate and adaptive immune response
Science Daily
The cells are modified by adding a natural killer t-cell ligand, which permits them to stimulate natural killer T-cells, along with an antigen associated with a cancer. The group found that when these ... Fujii continues, "We were interesting in ...

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Netanyahu vs. the Generals - POLITICO Magazine

Sun, 2016-07-03 05:54

POLITICO Magazine

Netanyahu vs. the Generals
POLITICO Magazine
Tall and handsome, with green eyes and a résumé full of battlefield heroics, Lipkin-Shahak was considered by many as Rabin's natural heir. ..... The prime minister, unlike the wider Israeli public, was aware of the fact that Dagan had just been ...

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Most Mass. doctors wary of approving marijuana use - The Boston Globe

Sat, 2016-07-02 23:48

The Boston Globe

Most Mass. doctors wary of approving marijuana use
The Boston Globe
A small circle of physicians — 13, to be precise — has provided the vast preponderance of approvals needed by Massachusetts patients to gain access to medical marijuana, state records show, a pattern that underscores the continued growing pains of a ...

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Bergen teen's 'cutting edge' research seeks new treatment for cancer - NorthJersey.com

Sat, 2016-07-02 20:16

NorthJersey.com

Bergen teen's 'cutting edge' research seeks new treatment for cancer
NorthJersey.com
Her research — use of a genetic tool that could one day be an alternative to chemotherapy in the fight against cancer — was called “cutting edge” by one of the preeminent scientists in the field of genetics, who hailed schools like the Bergen ...

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