Alternative Cancer Treatment

Many cancer survivors change their prescription drug use for financial reasons - EurekAlert (press release)

Sun, 2017-02-19 23:04

Many cancer survivors change their prescription drug use for financial reasons
EurekAlert (press release)
"Specifically, non-elderly cancer survivors were more likely to skip medication, delay filling a prescription, ask their doctor for lower-cost medication, and use alternative therapies for financial reasons compared with non-elderly individuals without ...

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Study Supports Novel Therapy for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer - Curetoday.com

Thu, 2017-02-16 10:28

Curetoday.com

Study Supports Novel Therapy for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer
Curetoday.com
For men with low-risk prostate cancer, padeliporfin vascular-targeted photodynamic therapy, a novel tissue-preserving treatment, may be a safe and effective alternative to active surveillance or radical therapy, according to the result of a phase 3 ...

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Senegal's cancer patients struggle for treatment - Aljazeera.com (blog)

Thu, 2017-02-16 06:07

Aljazeera.com (blog)

Senegal's cancer patients struggle for treatment
Aljazeera.com (blog)
Senegal's solitary radiotherapy machine broke down on December 28 last year, leaving the country's only radiation therapist and small team of technicians idly waiting as patients were turned away or offered alternative treatments. The machine uses ...

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Phase III Results Support Novel Focal Therapy for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer - OncLive

Wed, 2017-02-15 18:09

OncLive

Phase III Results Support Novel Focal Therapy for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer
OncLive
Padeliporfin vascular-targeted photodynamic therapy, a novel tissue-preserving treatment, may offer men with low-risk prostate cancer a safe and effective alternative to either active surveillance or radical therapy, according to the results of a phase ...

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Doctor fights for career after advice to dying girl's parents - The West Australian

Wed, 2017-02-15 17:58

The West Australian

Doctor fights for career after advice to dying girl's parents
The West Australian
A lawyer for AHPRA, Fiona Stanton, yesterday told the State Administrative Tribunal the Stitts went to Dr Nuttall because of his reputation for being sympathetic to the use of alternative therapies for cancer treatment. She argued Dr Nuttall made ...

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Alternative to Biopsy? Using Circulating DNA to Individualize Prostate Cancer Care - Oncology Nursing News

Wed, 2017-02-15 08:54

Oncology Nursing News

Alternative to Biopsy? Using Circulating DNA to Individualize Prostate Cancer Care
Oncology Nursing News
... metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) have circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) with at least 1 genetic alteration, suggesting ctDNA could be a noninvasive alternative to traditional tumor biopsies and help personalize treatment in this ...

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Can ozone therapy complement your chemotherapy? - Health24

Wed, 2017-02-15 02:20

Health24

Can ozone therapy complement your chemotherapy?
Health24
Traditional cancer treatments can have aggressive side-effects on patients such as nausea, hair loss and anaemia. Therefore, many people with cancer now use one or more kinds of alternative or complementary therapies, according to the American Cancer ...

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Happy Healthy YOU - Tillsonburg News

Tue, 2017-02-14 12:57

Tillsonburg News

Happy Healthy YOU
Tillsonburg News
The data shows billions and billions of dollars are profited each year by the pharmaceutical companies. There also seems to conspiracy theories of alternative medicine being squashed, minimized and suppressed. In the early 1970s, the “War on Cancer ...

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Flemington native seeks help to pay for alternative cancer treatments - NJ.com

Tue, 2017-02-14 10:41

NJ.com

Flemington native seeks help to pay for alternative cancer treatments
NJ.com
Chris Rose, born and raised in Flemington, wants to crush cancer, and with your help he will. Chris is 47, married and has an 11 year old son. He is seeking alternative treatments, since his bladder cancer has metastasized, and conventional treatments ...

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UCLA researchers explore treatment for unresponsive skin cancer ... - Daily Bruin

Tue, 2017-02-14 02:31

Daily Bruin

UCLA researchers explore treatment for unresponsive skin cancer ...
Daily Bruin
UCLA Jonnson Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers are developing alternative treatments for patients with genetic mutations that do not respond to ...

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UCLA researchers explore treatment for unresponsive skin cancer ... - Daily Bruin

Tue, 2017-02-14 02:31

Daily Bruin

UCLA researchers explore treatment for unresponsive skin cancer ...
Daily Bruin
UCLA Jonnson Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers are developing alternative treatments for patients with genetic mutations that do not respond to ...

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New Research Uncovers Alternative Lupus Treatment : MEDICINE ... - Science Times

Mon, 2017-02-13 09:08

Science Times

New Research Uncovers Alternative Lupus Treatment : MEDICINE ...
Science Times
University of Vermont's researchers just uncovered a new alternative treatment for lupus. Check this article.

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Cancer treatment: How one family navigated their choices - ABC Online

Sat, 2017-02-11 18:22

ABC Online

Cancer treatment: How one family navigated their choices
ABC Online
"Two days before I was due to start, I had a friend who said 'it's up to you, it's an alternative therapy, would you like to think about it'," Desiree said. The conversation made Desiree reconsider chemotherapy. She postponed her next few appointments ...

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What lies in our diets – Part 1 - Star2.com

Sat, 2017-02-11 16:35

Star2.com

What lies in our diets – Part 1
Star2.com
At the same time, the alternative treatment industry not long ago charged a British girl US$77,000 (RM340,000) for cancer treatments that involved intravenous transfusions of solutions of baking soda into her bloodstream – each intravenous drip costed ...

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An Alternative Theory on How Aspirin May Thwart Cancer - Bioscience Technology

Thu, 2017-02-09 23:53

Bioscience Technology

An Alternative Theory on How Aspirin May Thwart Cancer
Bioscience Technology
Studies abound that point to a role for plain old aspirin in keeping deadly cancers at bay. While aspirin is not yet part of mainstream treatment for any cancer, it is ...
Alternative theory on how aspirin may thwart cancer | 6minutes6minutes

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Alternative therapies giving hope to man with 'incurable cancer' - Gloucestershire Live

Thu, 2017-02-09 01:17

Gloucestershire Live

Alternative therapies giving hope to man with 'incurable cancer'
Gloucestershire Live
So said the wife of the Tewkesbury resident, who has been told by doctors that a life-threatening brain tumour he had removed is likely to grow again. The 56-year-old, of Walton House, Churchill Grove, has begun a course of chemotherapy radiation ...

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Alternative theory on how aspirin may thwart cancer: Lab studies ... - Science Daily

Wed, 2017-02-08 14:23

Alternative theory on how aspirin may thwart cancer: Lab studies ...
Science Daily
Many studies have pointed to a role for aspirin in cancer prevention. Scientists have been unsure how the drug works in this regard, although they usually cite ...

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Prostate Center of San Diego opens in La Jolla - La Jolla Light

Wed, 2017-02-08 11:58

La Jolla Light

Prostate Center of San Diego opens in La Jolla
La Jolla Light
To bring new options to the realm of prostate cancer, The Prostate Center of San Diego has opened in La Jolla, offering an alternative treatment not used for prostate cancer anywhere else in the United States. The facility is located at 4120 La Jolla ...

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Ozone therapy: An alternative for cancer patients - The Standard

Wed, 2017-02-08 06:39

Ozone therapy: An alternative for cancer patients
The Standard
Dr. Chen Jibing of Fuda Cancer Hospital in Guangzhou, China recently introduced Ozone therapy, reputed as the world's safest cancer treatment method. A biological response modifier, the treatment enhances the body's immune response to antigens.

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Ozone therapy: An alternative for cancer patients - Manila Standard - The Standard

Wed, 2017-02-08 06:39

Ozone therapy: An alternative for cancer patients - Manila Standard
The Standard
Cancer treatment is no longer confined to surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy. New treatment methods, including cryosurgery, NanoKnife and ...

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