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FDA-approved drug to combat alcoholism could kill cancer by 'freezing' tumor growth - Daily Mail

Mon, 2017-12-11 16:18

Daily Mail

FDA-approved drug to combat alcoholism could kill cancer by 'freezing' tumor growth
Daily Mail
... cancer in place, preventing them from getting rid of waste, which, ultimately, kills them. Danish and Czech researchers tested the drug in live mice and human cancer cells and found that it was effective in both without harming other cells. These ...
Acupuncture in cancer study reignites debate about controversial techniqueNature.com

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Alternative Agent Shows Clinical Activity in Patients With Advanced Systemic Mastocytosis - OncLive

Sun, 2017-12-10 10:52

OncLive

Alternative Agent Shows Clinical Activity in Patients With Advanced Systemic Mastocytosis
OncLive
Of the 18 measurable patients criteria, 72% (n = 13) achieved an overall response, including 2 complete responses and 8 partial responses Three patients showed clinical improvement, and 5 patients had stable disease. Lastly, all patients had disease ...

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Acalabrutinib Yields Promising Response Rates in Relapsed/Refractory Mantle Cell Lymphoma - Cancer Therapy Advisor

Sat, 2017-12-09 16:11

Cancer Therapy Advisor

Acalabrutinib Yields Promising Response Rates in Relapsed/Refractory Mantle Cell Lymphoma
Cancer Therapy Advisor
The most frequently reported grade 1 to 2 adverse events (AE) included headache, diarrhea, fatigue, myalgia, cough, nausea, and pyrexia. Grade 3 to 4 AEs included neutropenia, anemia, and pneumonia. The study's presenter concluded that acalabrutinib ...

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Direct Oral Anticoagulant Prevents VTE Recurrence in Select Patients With Cancer - OncLive

Sat, 2017-12-09 10:32

OncLive

Direct Oral Anticoagulant Prevents VTE Recurrence in Select Patients With Cancer
OncLive
Treatment using oral rivaroxaban (Xarelto) reduced venous thromboembolism (VTE) recurrence among patients with cancer, according to results from the select-d trial. Study results, presented at the 2017 ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition, also showed an ...

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This Cannabis And Chemo Combo Can Knock Out Cancer - The Alternative Daily (blog)

Fri, 2017-12-08 16:02

The Alternative Daily (blog)

This Cannabis And Chemo Combo Can Knock Out Cancer
The Alternative Daily (blog)
For decades, the United States has waged an unsuccessful war against marijuana. In the past, government health officials routinely scoffed at the possibility that cannabis might have medicinal value. How ironic, then, that cutting-edge research clearly ...

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St. Clair Shores boy fights brain tumor with new proton therapy - The Macomb Daily

Fri, 2017-12-08 13:26

The Macomb Daily

St. Clair Shores boy fights brain tumor with new proton therapy
The Macomb Daily
14, he became Beaumont Health's first pediatric proton therapy patient. “This is what I have to do to get better,” Dean said matter-of-factly, following one of his first treatments. The Beaumont Proton Therapy Center provides an alternative to ...

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Contrast-enhanced digital mammography comparable to breast MRI after therapy or chemo - Science Daily

Fri, 2017-12-08 10:59

OncLive

Contrast-enhanced digital mammography comparable to breast MRI after therapy or chemo
Science Daily
Thirty-four patients received chemotherapy, and six patients received endocrine therapy. Researchers interpreted radiographic images in a blinded fashion and compared residual size on imaging to pathology from surgical samples. Their results indicated ...
CDK4/6 Improved PFS in Older Women with HR+ Metastatic Breast CancerOncLive

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Here's a Promising Way to Treat Pain in Breast Cancer Treatment - TIME

Thu, 2017-12-07 13:25

TIME

Here's a Promising Way to Treat Pain in Breast Cancer Treatment
TIME
Every year, tens of thousands of breast cancer survivors are prescribed aromatase inhibitors—medications recommended for up to ten years to protect against a recurrence of the disease. But these drugs can cause side effects, including severe joint ...
Acupuncture reduces joint pain during treatment for early-stage breast cancerHealio
Acupuncture Reduces AI-Associated Joint Pain in Women with Breast CancerCuretoday.com
Study Shows Acupuncture Decreased Joint Pain in Breast Cancer Patients Treated with Aromatase InhibitorsNewswise (press release)

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What the doctor ordered? - Reno News & Review

Thu, 2017-12-07 02:22

What the doctor ordered?
Reno News & Review
Since then, he's been practicing what's known as integrative oncology—a mix of conventional medicine and homeopathy. Forsythe says he's using this blend to successfully treat cancer. However, his approach is condemned by many in scientific and medical ...

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It's long been used to fight alcoholism. But this drug kills cancer, too, study finds - Miami Herald

Wed, 2017-12-06 18:31

It's long been used to fight alcoholism. But this drug kills cancer, too, study finds
Miami Herald
For years, the drug has been given to alcoholics. If alcoholics drink even a little liquor after taking disulfiram (commercially sold as Antabuse) a tidal wave of unpleasant symptoms will wash over them: Everything from throbbing head pain to vomiting ...

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False Internet claims about cancer cure trouble local oncologist - Windsor Star

Wed, 2017-12-06 16:37

False Internet claims about cancer cure trouble local oncologist
Windsor Star
It's very important the right message gets out. We're very excited about the research but people should only read authentic information about it.” The false hope embedded in unfounded claims is not limited to dandelion root. “There are many products ...

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Study confirms higher breast cancer risk with hormone-based contraception - Reuters

Wed, 2017-12-06 16:14

Study confirms higher breast cancer risk with hormone-based contraception
Reuters
The new study looked at all women in Denmark ages 15 to 49 who had not had cancer, clots in their veins, or treatment for infertility. The women were followed for nearly 11 years. The 20 percent increase in breast cancer risk varied by age and how long ...

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Alternative Chemotherapy Dosing Strategies Improve Breast Cancer Outcomes - OncLive

Wed, 2017-12-06 13:00

OncLive

Alternative Chemotherapy Dosing Strategies Improve Breast Cancer Outcomes
OncLive
Gray and colleagues collected data from the Early Breast Cancer Clinical Trialists' Collaborative Group (EBCTCG), a worldwide collaboration designed to assess the long-term benefits and adverse effects associated with a variety of treatment options for ...

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Predictors and Implications of Rituximab Maintenance Failure in Mantle Cell Lymphoma - Cancer Therapy Advisor

Wed, 2017-12-06 12:55

Cancer Therapy Advisor

Predictors and Implications of Rituximab Maintenance Failure in Mantle Cell Lymphoma
Cancer Therapy Advisor
Patients who did not reach a first complete remission were twice as likely to fail rituximab maintenance therapy (HR, 2.23; P < .001), and patients who received autologous stem cell transplant had a decreased failure risk of 69% (HR, 0.31, P < .001 ...

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Cancer Gene Therapy Market: Oncolytic Virotherapy and Gene Transfer Approaches Predicted to Be Promising - TMR Research Blog (press release) (blog)

Wed, 2017-12-06 01:09

TMR Research Blog (press release) (blog)

Cancer Gene Therapy Market: Oncolytic Virotherapy and Gene Transfer Approaches Predicted to Be Promising
TMR Research Blog (press release) (blog)
The market for gene therapy is swiftly expanding is it may hold the potential to treat several genetic issues and other diseases. Cancer gene therapy is one of the branches and widely researched aspect of gene therapy. Thanks to the increasing interest ...

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Will Artificial Ovaries Mean No More Menopause? - MIT Technology Review

Tue, 2017-12-05 13:31

MIT Technology Review

Will Artificial Ovaries Mean No More Menopause?
MIT Technology Review
The work, carried out at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, suggests a potential alternative to the synthetic hormones millions of women take after reaching middle age. A paper describing the findings was published Tuesday in Nature Communications ...
Lab-engineered ovaries superior to hormone drugs in animal modelMedical Xpress

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37-Year Mesothelioma Survivor Grateful for Alternative Therapy - Asbestos.com (blog)

Tue, 2017-12-05 13:15

Asbestos.com (blog)

37-Year Mesothelioma Survivor Grateful for Alternative Therapy
Asbestos.com (blog)
Lampe, who worked in the health care industry, had a friend who suggested the Immune Augmentation Therapy (IAT) Clinic in Freeport, Bahamas. The controversial cancer-care clinic opened just three years before, treating cancers with the philosophy of ...

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Dr. Raphael Nyarkotey Obu: From Dodowa To Changing The Face Of Men's Health And Alternative Medicine Practice - Modern Ghana (press release) (blog)

Tue, 2017-12-05 02:29

Modern Ghana (press release) (blog)

Dr. Raphael Nyarkotey Obu: From Dodowa To Changing The Face Of Men's Health And Alternative Medicine Practice
Modern Ghana (press release) (blog)
My role as a specialist in prostate cancer is to provide an invaluable service to patients of diverse backgrounds and beliefs using holistic medicine. Also as a policy maker, I want to use Medical Politics' to influence decisions in Government for ...

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Turai Yar'Adua International Cancer Centre abandoned - New Telegraph Newspaper

Mon, 2017-12-04 22:01

New Telegraph Newspaper

Turai Yar'Adua International Cancer Centre abandoned
New Telegraph Newspaper
When NAN visited the National Hospital Abuja which is offering an alternative treatment to cancer patients, the staff appeared so overwhelmed with the huge number of cancer patients. NAN reports that some of the banners pasted on the wall of the ...

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