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Alternative cancer therapies can be fatal - Daily Nation

Mon, 2018-08-13 22:50

Daily Nation

Alternative cancer therapies can be fatal
Daily Nation
Cancer patients who use alternative medicine are more likely to die than their counterparts who get treated with conventional medicine. Scientists studied patients with cancer of the breast, prostate, lung or colon, who used complementary medicine ...

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Carbon ions treat early-stage breast cancer - physicsworld.com

Mon, 2018-08-13 04:18

physicsworld.com

Carbon ions treat early-stage breast cancer
physicsworld.com
Carbon-ion radiotherapy, a type of charged particle therapy, provides superior dose distribution to intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) using high-energy X-rays. In Japan, it is being investigated as an alternative to breast conservation ...

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An alternative, less invasive treatment for skin cancer - WTHR

Fri, 2018-08-10 13:06

An alternative, less invasive treatment for skin cancer
WTHR
INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) — Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the US according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. There are more new cases of skin cancer every year, than lung, breast and prostate cancer combined. Skin cancer can ...

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Cancer Genome Atlas reveals 'splicing' weakness in tumors - Futurity: Research News

Fri, 2018-08-10 06:13

Futurity: Research News

Cancer Genome Atlas reveals 'splicing' weakness in tumors
Futurity: Research News
... follow-up projects building on the Atlas and the insights it produced. By collecting and analyzing the numerous molecular changes that drive various forms of cancer, the project aimed to lay the foundation for their early detection, prevention, and ...

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With months to live and no options left in NZ, Carol Armstrong found cancer hope overseas - Stuff.co.nz

Fri, 2018-08-10 03:06

Stuff.co.nz

With months to live and no options left in NZ, Carol Armstrong found cancer hope overseas
Stuff.co.nz
?After being given just months to live, Carol Armstrong no longer has terminal cancer thanks to an alternative treatment in Japan that all but eradicated a large tumour. For almost 20 years, the Wellington woman has lived with bladder cancer ...

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Alternative Cancer Treatments May Be Bad for Your Health - Bend Bulletin

Fri, 2018-08-10 01:14

Bend Bulletin

Alternative Cancer Treatments May Be Bad for Your Health
Bend Bulletin
Herbs, acupuncture and other so-called complementary treatments for cancer may not be completely innocuous. A new study has found that many cancer patients treat these nostrums not as a supplement to conventional treatment but as an alternative. This ...

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Enfortumab Vedotin Emerging as Post-Immunotherapy Option in Bladder Cancer - OncLive

Thu, 2018-08-09 10:28

OncLive

Enfortumab Vedotin Emerging as Post-Immunotherapy Option in Bladder Cancer
OncLive
Enfortumab vedotin may be a safe, well-tolerated option for patients with locally advanced or metastatic urothelial cancer who are previously treated with immunotherapy, an area for which the current alternative is platinum-based chemotherapy ...

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Readers Respond to the 7.29.18 Issue - New York Times

Thu, 2018-08-09 03:00

New York Times

Readers Respond to the 7.29.18 Issue
New York Times
There was a recent study demonstrating that cancer patients who used alternative medicine had a greater risk of death than those patients who chose conventional treatments. It also showed that complementary and alternative medicine use is highest among ...

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The new AAD cSCC treatment guidelines highlight alternative therapeutic or preventive treatment options - Dermatology Times (press release) (blog)

Wed, 2018-08-08 11:04

Dermatology Times (press release) (blog)

The new AAD cSCC treatment guidelines highlight alternative therapeutic or preventive treatment options
Dermatology Times (press release) (blog)
Of the nonmelanoma skin cancers, cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (cSCC) is the second most common, and although cSCCs often can be treated in an office setting, unchecked advanced tumors pose a significant risk for morbidity and mortality.

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Hidden signs in cancer tissue -- ScienceDaily - Science Daily

Wed, 2018-08-08 07:55

EurekAlert (press release)

Hidden signs in cancer tissue -- ScienceDaily
Science Daily
When scientists analyzed huge amounts of genetic cancer data, they found previously unresearched molecular changes. These could help in developing new ...
Hidden signs in cancer tissue | EurekAlert! Science NewsEurekAlert (press release)

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Alternative 'healer' Dennis Wayne Jensen banned from practising after black salve cancer treatment - Gold Coast Bulletin

Wed, 2018-08-08 03:15

Gold Coast Bulletin

Alternative 'healer' Dennis Wayne Jensen banned from practising after black salve cancer treatment
Gold Coast Bulletin
North Warrandyte alternative healer Dennis Wayne Jensen was served with a prohibition order on Wednesday following an investigation into his painful and ineffective treatment of a cancer patient over a prolonged period until her death. Health ...

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'Black salve' cancer conman banned from treating patients - The Age

Wed, 2018-08-08 00:12

The Age

'Black salve' cancer conman banned from treating patients
The Age
Loading. Black salve (also known as red salve or cansema), is a widely discredited alternative cancer treatment containing the plant bloodroot or zinc chloride, which can destroy large parts of the skin and underlying tissue, leaving behind a thick ...
Vic 'cancer healer' banned indefinitelySBS

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Healthy Living - August 7, 2018 - WABI

Tue, 2018-08-07 21:04

WABI

Healthy Living - August 7, 2018
WABI
In particular, the researchers noted that those choosing an alternative treatment often delayed or completely avoided the standard therapy for these cancers. The authors did try to clearly distinguish 'complementary or integrative' therapies from ...

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Health Shorts: Cancer treatments, Back pain, 'Vaginal rejuvenation' - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Tue, 2018-08-07 01:13

Health Shorts: Cancer treatments, Back pain, 'Vaginal rejuvenation'
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Herbs, acupuncture and other so-called complementary treatments for cancer may not be completely innocuous. A new study has found that many cancer patients treat these nostrums not as a supplement to conventional treatment but as an alternative. This ...

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Hidden signs in cancer tissue - Medical Xpress - Medical Xpress

Mon, 2018-08-06 08:39

ReliaWire

Hidden signs in cancer tissue - Medical Xpress
Medical Xpress
When scientists at ETH Zurich analysed very large amounts of genetic cancer data, they found previously unresearched molecular changes. These could help in ...
Alternative RNA Splicing Occurs More Frequently In TumorsReliaWire

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Edoxaban emerges as alternative to dalteparin for cancer-associated VTE - Venous News (press release)

Mon, 2018-08-06 08:01

Venous News (press release)

Edoxaban emerges as alternative to dalteparin for cancer-associated VTE
Venous News (press release)
A new analysis has identified patient populations with cancer-associated venous thromboembolism (VTE) who could benefit from treatment with oral anticoagulant edoxaban, taken once daily. Daiichi Sankyo has announced the publication of a new analysis, ...

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Hope4Cancer Real Patient Reviews: How This Alternative Cancer Treatment Center is Turning The Medical ... - Digital Journal

Fri, 2018-08-03 19:51

Hope4Cancer Real Patient Reviews: How This Alternative Cancer Treatment Center is Turning The Medical ...
Digital Journal
Hope4Cancer offers non-toxic cancer treatment for patients who want a safe and effective alternative to traditional methods like radiation therapy and chemotherapy. And we're happy to say that Hope4Cancer has helped thousands of cancer patients on ...

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IWF - The Cruelty of the Fake Cancer Cure Profiteers - Independent Women's Forum (blog)

Fri, 2018-08-03 15:58

Independent Women's Forum (blog)

IWF - The Cruelty of the Fake Cancer Cure Profiteers
Independent Women's Forum (blog)
This study concluded that cancer patients treated by alternative treatments such as naturopathy, homeopathy, herbs, or Chinese medicine instead of traditional ...
Why Turning to Unconventional Cancer Treatment Increases Risk of ...Infosurhoy

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Why Turning to Unconventional Cancer Treatment Increases Risk of Death - Healthline

Wed, 2018-08-01 16:07

Healthline

Why Turning to Unconventional Cancer Treatment Increases Risk of Death
Healthline
Americans with cancer are increasingly turning to complementary alternative medicines like herbs, vitamins, and homeopathy to help them get through chemotherapy, radiation, and other conventional treatments. But a new study suggests that many of these ...

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