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Genes may cause tumor aggressiveness and drug resistance in African-American prostate cancer - EurekAlert (press release)

Fri, 2017-06-30 03:08

Genes may cause tumor aggressiveness and drug resistance in African-American prostate cancer
EurekAlert (press release)
Lee and his team uncovered a form of genetic variation in African American tumors, when compared to European American tumors, that may contribute to differences in prostate cancer behavior and treatment. Genes are comprised of exons. As a consequence ...

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Recent Increase in Therapeutic Clinical Trials for Mesothelioma - Mesothelioma.com

Thu, 2017-06-29 15:03

Mesothelioma.com

Recent Increase in Therapeutic Clinical Trials for Mesothelioma
Mesothelioma.com
Many of these trials have focused on developing or improving immunotherapy treatments that enhance the body's natural cancer-fighting capabilities through the immune system. For example, several immunotherapy basket trials focusing on PD-1/PD-L1 ...

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Not all “wellness” is bullshit - Quartz

Thu, 2017-06-29 06:52

Quartz

Not all “wellness” is bullshit
Quartz
However, as fun as it is to write about the “radioactive swan-like” qualities of Gwyneth Paltrow, there's a downside to sneering at wellness wholesale: We may wind up inadvertently dismissing science-backed forms of alternative and non-Western healing ...

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Southampton experts set to be first to use 'frozen needle' prostate cancer treatment - Daily Echo

Wed, 2017-06-28 22:05

Daily Echo

Southampton experts set to be first to use 'frozen needle' prostate cancer treatment
Daily Echo
Clinicians at Southampton's university hospitals are set to become the first in the UK to treat prostate cancer using frozen needles guided by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). The MRI is a type of scan that uses magnetic fields and radio waves to ...

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Hypofractionated Radiation Proves Effective as Prostate Cancer Therapy - AJMC.com Managed Markets Network

Wed, 2017-06-28 14:30

Hypofractionated Radiation Proves Effective as Prostate Cancer Therapy
AJMC.com Managed Markets Network
Men with intermediate-risk prostate cancer are traditionally treated with external beam radiotherapy (RT), but in recent years hypofractionated RT has been introduced as an alternative treatment. It delivers larger doses per fraction, allowing the ...

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Understanding early melanoma metastasis and developing new targets for treatment - Science Daily

Wed, 2017-06-28 12:09

Science Daily

Understanding early melanoma metastasis and developing new targets for treatment
Science Daily
A technique that makes it possible to follow in vivo and, for the first time, very early stages of melanoma progression in mice, is now allowing researchers at the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO) to study the process in detail and has ...

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Well-known cancer surgeon gets 8-month suspension for professional misconduct - TODAYonline

Wed, 2017-06-28 03:23

TODAYonline

Well-known cancer surgeon gets 8-month suspension for professional misconduct
TODAYonline
He also did not tell her that surgery was an alternative way to treat the cancer. The patient went with his plan but did not respond well to treatment, dying a little over six months later. Her daughters lodged a complaint with the SMC later. After a ...

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Internet flooded with unfounded claims about 'natural' bioidentical hormone therapy that Suzanne Somers made ... - National Post

Tue, 2017-06-27 14:48

National Post

Internet flooded with unfounded claims about 'natural' bioidentical hormone therapy that Suzanne Somers made ...
National Post
A new Canadian study suggests the Internet is replete with websites — most run by medical doctors and pharmacists — that tout bioidenticals as a safe, effective and natural alternative to conventional hormone-replacement therapy. Those are drugs that ...

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Baltimore woman charged in 6 fire deaths misses second day of trial for cancer treatment - Baltimore Sun

Tue, 2017-06-27 12:11

Baltimore Sun

Baltimore woman charged in 6 fire deaths misses second day of trial for cancer treatment
Baltimore Sun
Tonya Lucas, the Baltimore woman being re-tried for murder 25 years after her six children died in a fire, left the second day of the proceedings Tuesday to undergo chemotherapy treatment. Circuit Court Judge Marcus Shar and the attorneys involved in ...

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CMC offers new treatments for back pain, cancer and migraines - The Union Leader

Tue, 2017-06-27 01:24

The Union Leader

CMC offers new treatments for back pain, cancer and migraines
The Union Leader
... insert a needle or a catheter and deliver isolated treatment to an area of the body. Renvyle, an interventional radiologist, is using such procedures to treat cancer. Two methods, microwave ablation and Yttrium 90, are new to CMC and the ...

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CMC offers new treatments for back pain, cancer and migraines - The Union Leader

Tue, 2017-06-27 00:01

The Union Leader

CMC offers new treatments for back pain, cancer and migraines
The Union Leader
... insert a needle or a catheter and deliver isolated treatment to an area of the body. Renvyle, an interventional radiologist, is using such procedures to treat cancer. Two methods, microwave ablation and Yttrium 90, are new to CMC and the ...

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Future trends and emerging issues for nanodelivery systems in oral and oropharyngeal cancer - Dove Medical Press

Mon, 2017-06-26 19:50

Future trends and emerging issues for nanodelivery systems in oral and oropharyngeal cancer
Dove Medical Press
Nanotechnology provides an alternative to traditional therapy that leads to enhanced efficiency and less toxicity. Various nanosystems have been developed for the treatment of oral cancer, including polymeric, metallic, and lipid-based formulations ...

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Guidelines Released for Stereotactic Radiation Use in Early-Stage Lung Cancer - Specialty Pharmacy Times

Mon, 2017-06-26 08:52

Guidelines Released for Stereotactic Radiation Use in Early-Stage Lung Cancer
Specialty Pharmacy Times
For standard risk, SBRT is not recommended as an alternative to surgery outside of the clinical trial setting for patients with stage 1 NSCLC who have an anticipated risk of operative mortality of less than 1.5%. A lobectomy with systematic mediastinal ...

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Cancer hijacks natural cell process to survive - Science Daily

Mon, 2017-06-26 08:49

Cancer hijacks natural cell process to survive
Science Daily
We went on to test the role of NMD in other cancer types and the evidence of the role of NMD was compelling. This opens the door for exciting possibilities for customised treatments including individualized immunotherapies for patients in the future ...

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Rectal Cancer Treatment Approaches: Which One Is Optimal? - General Surgery News

Mon, 2017-06-26 07:14

General Surgery News

Rectal Cancer Treatment Approaches: Which One Is Optimal?
General Surgery News
Robotic proctectomy is being used increasingly in colorectal surgery, and according to the latest data available, has surpassed laparoscopic TME as the preferred minimally invasive technique to treat rectal cancer. Surgeons feel much more comfortable ...

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Chemotherapy side effects and treatment - Queens Tribune

Sun, 2017-06-25 17:15

Chemotherapy side effects and treatment
Queens Tribune
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Cancer cases on decline in Doaba region, says research - The Tribune

Sun, 2017-06-25 15:14

Cancer cases on decline in Doaba region, says research
The Tribune
A breast cancer patient, Prakash Kaur, who had gone through the treatment in April from the Patel Hospital, here, narrated: “We have received the amount for the complete treatment. Even now after treatment, some medicines are recommended to me by the ...

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How the Senate's Health-Care Bill Would Cause Financial Ruin for People With Preexisting Conditions - The Atlantic

Fri, 2017-06-23 09:59

The Atlantic

How the Senate's Health-Care Bill Would Cause Financial Ruin for People With Preexisting Conditions
The Atlantic
Consider, for example, a family with a spouse or parent with cancer whose drug treatment costs thousands of dollars for their drugs. They think they have a victory in that under the Senate plan, their insurance company can't explicitly charge them more ...
“Death” as an alternative to “Obamacare”: “Trumpcare”HuffPost
GOP's Cruel 'Health Care' Bill Goes After Children, The Poor And VeteransThe National Memo (blog)
Senate ACA repeal bill includes tighter Medicaid caps than House versionModernHealthcare.com

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Research Medical unveils $3 million upgrade for radiation alternative to brain surgery - Kansas City Star

Fri, 2017-06-23 06:01

Kansas City Star

Research Medical unveils $3 million upgrade for radiation alternative to brain surgery
Kansas City Star
The unusual thing about Research Medical's case was that the appliance was a Swedish-made radiation “knife” that uses gamma rays to shrink brain tumors as an alternative to open-skull surgery. ... It's the newest version of a machine Research Medical ...

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New ethical lapses alleged in controversial India cervical cancer screening trial - STAT

Fri, 2017-06-23 02:32

STAT

New ethical lapses alleged in controversial India cervical cancer screening trial
STAT
If so, the patient was referred for further tests and possible treatment before invasive cancer developed. The vinegar method, which turns problem cells white before they become malignant, is an alternative to Pap smears, a standard test in rich ...

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