Alternative Cancer Treatment

“Right to Try” legislation provides alternative treatments - Marietta Times

Sat, 2017-01-21 00:17

“Right to Try” legislation provides alternative treatments
Marietta Times
Conventional treatment methods are sometimes insufficient to improve a patient's condition, especially those battling cancer, a neurological disorder, and other serious and progressive forms of illnesses. It is all too easy to give up hope in these ...

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Complementary and alternative medicine use among patients with cancer in Mongolia: a National hospital survey - BMC Blogs Network

Thu, 2017-01-19 12:38

Complementary and alternative medicine use among patients with cancer in Mongolia: a National hospital survey
BMC Blogs Network
The National Cancer Center in Ulaanbaatar has both inpatient and outpatient chemotherapy and radiotherapy units where approximately 1300 patients receive the treatment over a period of 6 months. However, for this study only patients attending the ...

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The dying officer treated for cancer with baking soda - BBC News

Thu, 2017-01-19 05:00

The dying officer treated for cancer with baking soda
BBC News
One patient who believed he could cure her cancer, British Army officer Naima Houder-Mohammed, paid thousands of dollars for his alkaline treatment, which consisted mainly of intravenous infusions of baking soda. In May 2009 Naima Houder-Mohammed was ...

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PET scans could offer alternative route for treatment of esophageal cancer - Healio

Wed, 2017-01-18 14:12

PET scans could offer alternative route for treatment of esophageal cancer
Healio
PET scans used to assess tumor response to initial chemotherapy allowed clinicians to tailor additional treatments for patients with esophageal cancer, leading to an improvement in pathologic complete response rates, according to results of a federally ...
PET Scans Inform, Improve Treatment in Esophageal CancerCancer Therapy Advisor

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Northwestern to lead trial for rare cancer patients - Northwestern University NewsCenter

Wed, 2017-01-18 11:19

Northwestern University NewsCenter

Northwestern to lead trial for rare cancer patients
Northwestern University NewsCenter
CHICAGO --- A novel national trial for people with no established alternative to treat their rare cancers is being co-led by Northwestern Medicine investigators, who helped conceive of and develop the project. The clinical trial called DART will offer ...

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Warwick Uni cancer-patient describes £50000 crowdfunding for his treatment as a “beautiful thing” - The Tab

Wed, 2017-01-18 10:41

The Tab

Warwick Uni cancer-patient describes £50000 crowdfunding for his treatment as a “beautiful thing”
The Tab
At home, Alexander had been struggling with the side effects of the cancer, suffering with a considerable amount of pain. However, Joanna said that since undergoing the alternative treatment in Germany “Alexander was pain free, having only had one ...

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Watch-and-wait approach may be alternative to surgery for certain ... - Healio

Wed, 2017-01-18 05:10

Watch-and-wait approach may be alternative to surgery for certain ...
Healio
Patients with rectal cancer who achieve a clinical complete response to treatment may be able to follow a watch-and-wait approach rather than undergo surgery, ...

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PET-Guided Treatment Improves Outcomes in Esophageal Cancer - OncLive

Tue, 2017-01-17 18:51

OncLive

PET-Guided Treatment Improves Outcomes in Esophageal Cancer
OncLive
Among patients who switched to an alternative chemotherapy regimen based on PET imaging, the pCR rate was 18%. In previous studies, pCR rates were only 5% among patients who continued the same chemotherapy in the neoadjuvant phase despite a ...

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Thousands raised to send local man abroad to help with alternative cancer treatment - Meridian Booster

Tue, 2017-01-17 16:59

Meridian Booster

Thousands raised to send local man abroad to help with alternative cancer treatment
Meridian Booster
In just two days a GoFundMe campaign in support of Jason Anderson's fight against brain cancer was able to raise more than $30,000. Anderson, a husband and father of two, is described as a person who would go out of his way to help anyone, as well as a ...

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Teen Brothers Diagnosed With Cancer 11 Months Apart: 'How Can This Be Happening?' - Us Weekly

Tue, 2017-01-17 12:01

Us Weekly

Teen Brothers Diagnosed With Cancer 11 Months Apart: 'How Can This Be Happening?'
Us Weekly
Instead, the Cedar Springs, Michigan, family traveled more than 1,000 miles to the Burzynski Clinic, an alternative cancer treatment center, in Houston. Within six weeks, the high school sophomore's tumor had shrunk to one-third it's size. “He was at ...

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About 2000 Qualify Under NH Pot Law - Valley News

Mon, 2017-01-16 23:25

Valley News

About 2000 Qualify Under NH Pot Law
Valley News
The state's alternative treatment centers started opening last spring, with the last one opening in August. The youngest qualifying patient is 2 years old; the oldest is 98. Applications continue to be steady, said Mike Holt, the administrative rules ...

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Apricot kernels shouldn't be used as a natural treatment for cancer - South China Morning Post

Mon, 2017-01-16 15:48

South China Morning Post

Apricot kernels shouldn't be used as a natural treatment for cancer
South China Morning Post
The facts: it could be easily mistaken for an almond by its taste, look and smell, but an apricot kernel contains protein, fibre, and a high percentage of oil and amygdalin, a poisonous cyanogenic glucoside, also known as or laetrile or erroneously as ...

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Nutritional Supplements: Counseling Points for Patients with Cancer - Pharmacy Times

Mon, 2017-01-16 15:01

Pharmacy Times

Nutritional Supplements: Counseling Points for Patients with Cancer
Pharmacy Times
Patients with cancer frequently experience a number of symptoms related to the cancer as well as adverse effects (AEs) linked to chemotherapy and radiation therapy.1 As a result, many patients with cancer may inquire about the use of nutritional ...

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Alternative cancer treatment helps Oregon woman - Toledo Blade

Sun, 2017-01-15 23:01

Toledo Blade

Alternative cancer treatment helps Oregon woman
Toledo Blade
Mrs. Musser, 62, of Oregon, is entering the new year thankful to be alive, 16 months after the diagnosis and eight months after undergoing what her doctor calls an unconventional and high-dose radiation therapy treatment. A cancer diagnosis is always ...

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Chiropractic Health Clinic Offers Natural Pain Management for ... - Yahoo Finance

Sun, 2017-01-15 09:11

Chiropractic Health Clinic Offers Natural Pain Management for ...
Yahoo Finance
OMAHA, Neb., Jan. 15, 2017-- Chiropractic is a non-invasive way to provide pain relief for cancer patients. Approximately one-to-two of every three people ...

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Chiropractic Health Clinic Offers Natural Pain Management for Cancer Patients - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Sun, 2017-01-15 09:01

Chiropractic Health Clinic Offers Natural Pain Management for Cancer Patients
GlobeNewswire (press release)
OMAHA, Neb., Jan. 15, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chiropractic is a non-invasive way to provide pain relief for cancer patients. Approximately one-to-two of every three people undergoing cancer treatment experience pain from either cancer itself or the ...

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Over 2000 patients using NH's medical marijuana program – ranging in age from 2 to 98 - Concord Monitor

Sat, 2017-01-14 21:47

Concord Monitor

Over 2000 patients using NH's medical marijuana program – ranging in age from 2 to 98
Concord Monitor
New figures released by the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services this week show a diverse variety of ages and health conditions participating in the fledgling program. The state's alternative treatment centers started opening last ...

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Man suing DHHS over denial of marijuana dispensary application - Concord Monitor

Sat, 2017-01-14 21:34

Concord Monitor

Man suing DHHS over denial of marijuana dispensary application
Concord Monitor
But Morrissette still feels DHHS violated this particular line in the medical marijuana statute: “Any time one or more alternative treatment center registration applications are being considered, the department shall, in partnership with the local ...

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Tata hospital registers 82% fall in cancer treatment dropouts - Times ... - Times of India

Sat, 2017-01-14 13:04

Tata hospital registers 82% fall in cancer treatment dropouts - Times ...
Times of India
The number of children dropping out of cancer treatment at India's premier cancer-care centre, Tata Memorial Hospital (TMH) in Parel, fell by 82% in the last five ...

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With financial aid, more kids in Mumbai continue with cancer therapy ... - Hindustan Times

Sat, 2017-01-14 12:05

Hindustan Times

With financial aid, more kids in Mumbai continue with cancer therapy ...
Hindustan Times
With financial assistance, nutritional support and mental health counselling, the number of children who abandoned their cancer treatment at Parel's Tata ...
Tata hospital registers 82% fall in cancer treatment dropouts - Times ...Times of India

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