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Irish mum Vicky Phelan fighting terminal cancer hopes experimental treatment will save her life - RSVP Live

Sun, 2018-02-18 08:18

RSVP Live

Irish mum Vicky Phelan fighting terminal cancer hopes experimental treatment will save her life
RSVP Live
On her GoFundMe page, the 43-year-old said she was cancer free for three years until she had a routine scan in November 2017. It showed a large mass of lymph nodes attached to my aorta which is inoperable and doctors have given her 12 months at the ...

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Boy, 3, battles uncurable cancer - Eagle-Tribune

Sun, 2018-02-18 03:15

Boy, 3, battles uncurable cancer
Eagle-Tribune
Currently, the only known form of treatment is radiation, which can shrink the tumor and temporarily relieve symptoms, but ultimately cannot reverse the tumor's course. +7. 180117_et_asa_brixton_04.JPG. AMANDA SABGA/Staff photo Brixton Urbaez, 3, who ...

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Depression Worsens Outcomes in Head and Neck Cancer, But Not All Hope Is Lost - Curetoday.com

Fri, 2018-02-16 14:06

Depression Worsens Outcomes in Head and Neck Cancer, But Not All Hope Is Lost
Curetoday.com
Alternative therapies to help treat depression may include acupuncture, mindfulness meditation, yoga, Tai chi and vitamin and herbal supplements, according to Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer, Inc. (SPOHNC). The nonprofit ...

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'Princess warrior' Alaina needs your help - Sentinel & Enterprise

Fri, 2018-02-16 06:07

'Princess warrior' Alaina needs your help
Sentinel & Enterprise
Her prognosis is terminal, but the family has found hope in alternative treatments, which she is receiving in addition to traditional methods. "The type of tumor that she has is terminal," Kendra Salafia said. "But she's been to two cannabis doctors ...

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Can Fluorouracil Cream Prevent Skin Cancer? - Medical News Bulletin

Thu, 2018-02-15 13:13

Medical News Bulletin

Can Fluorouracil Cream Prevent Skin Cancer?
Medical News Bulletin
The growth of keratinocyte carcinomas ironically makes patients ignore their potential for harm and its development in areas such as the eyes, nose, lips and ears can result in disfiguring consequences. While surgical removal remains the standard of ...

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Moleculin Biotech (MBRX) Reports Breakthrough Discovery of New Molecule for Cancer Treatment - StreetInsider.com

Thu, 2018-02-15 07:36

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Moleculin Biotech (MBRX) Reports Breakthrough Discovery of New Molecule for Cancer Treatment
StreetInsider.com
And, given the desperate lack of treatment options for indications like pancreatic cancer, we believe clinical researchers across the country have been eagerly awaiting a breakthrough like this." "In developing our current lead STAT3 inhibitor, WP1066 ...
Breakthrough Anti-cancer Drug Candidates Targeting Potential Best-in-class Therapies for 2018PR Newswire (press release)

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A Cancer Researcher Takes Cancer Personally - New York Times

Thu, 2018-02-15 05:00

New York Times

A Cancer Researcher Takes Cancer Personally
New York Times
A diagnosis of multiple myeloma, cancer of the plasma cells, motivated Dr. C. Anthony Blau of the University of Washington to come up with an innovative approach to his disease. He combined his research in hematology, his physician wife's clinical ...

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Alternative treatments for people with thyroid cancer to be offered ... - NICE

Thu, 2018-02-15 03:39

NICE

Alternative treatments for people with thyroid cancer to be offered ...
NICE
The new guidance recommends three drugs, treating two types of thyroid cancer to be made routinely available in the NHS. Cabozantib, also known as Cometriq, made by Ipsen and sorafenib, known as Nexavar made by Bayer have been recommended by NICE to ...

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Cutting off cervical cancer's fuel supply stymies tumors - Science Daily

Wed, 2018-02-14 15:39

Cutting off cervical cancer's fuel supply stymies tumors
Science Daily
Schwarz and her team noted that the mice did not show obvious negative side effects of this therapy, likely because healthy cells don't rely on one fuel production pathway. When Schwarz and her colleagues cut off glucose, they force a cancer cell to ...

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Alternative measures necessary to protect children with cancer against influenza - Healio

Wed, 2018-02-14 08:13

Alternative measures necessary to protect children with cancer against influenza
Healio
Adderson and colleagues performed a retrospective review of demographic and clinical characteristics data for 498 patients (median age, 6 years) with acute leukemia who received treatment at a pediatric cancer center during the 2010-2011, 2011-2012 and ...

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End 4/20 Shame: Could Cannabis Treat Breast Cancer? - Dope Magazine

Tue, 2018-02-13 18:36

Dope Magazine

End 4/20 Shame: Could Cannabis Treat Breast Cancer?
Dope Magazine
In an interview with ABC News, Sean D. McAllister, the Lead Researcher and Associate Scientist at the California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute in San Francisco, talked about using cannabidiol as an alternative to standard breast cancer ...

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Wedding Rigorous Scientific Methodology and Ancient Herbal Wisdom to Benefit Cancer Patients: The Development of ... - Cancer Network

Tue, 2018-02-13 15:34

Wedding Rigorous Scientific Methodology and Ancient Herbal Wisdom to Benefit Cancer Patients: The Development of ...
Cancer Network
Acupuncture, for example, has been shown to be an effective mind-body practice in alleviating treatment-associated side effects of fatigue, postoperative pain, and nausea and vomiting.[11-15] An important medicinal agent in cancer care is ginger ...

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Cancer treatment is a scam - Daily Times

Tue, 2018-02-13 14:11

Daily Times

Cancer treatment is a scam
Daily Times
Patients who took high doses of vitamin B6 and B12 supplements had a higher risk of lung cancer, a new study found. Scientists found that people who took alternative medicine were two and half times more likely to die within five years of diagnosis ...

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Biotech and Big Pharma Industry Increase R&D Activity for Novel Cancer Therapies - PR Newswire (press release)

Tue, 2018-02-13 07:51

Biotech and Big Pharma Industry Increase R&D Activity for Novel Cancer Therapies
PR Newswire (press release)
The global novel drug delivery systems (NDDS) in cancer therapy market is expected to reach USD $26.61 Billion by 2025, according to a report issued by Grand View Research, Inc. The market is primarily driven by global rise in incidence of cancer ...

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Terminally ill Emmerdale star Leah Bracknell reveals how over-stretched doctors MISSED her cancer - as she calls on ... - Daily Mail

Tue, 2018-02-13 03:28

Daily Mail

Terminally ill Emmerdale star Leah Bracknell reveals how over-stretched doctors MISSED her cancer - as she calls on ...
Daily Mail
Leah was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer in October 2016 and faced a race against time to raise £50,000 to pay for pioneering treatment in Germany. The award-winning actress, who played lesbian Zoe Tate in the ITV soap for 16 years, had been told ...

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As States Embrace Cannabis As Opioid Alternative, Science Lags Behind Policy - WVIK

Mon, 2018-02-12 17:18

WVIK

As States Embrace Cannabis As Opioid Alternative, Science Lags Behind Policy
WVIK
In January, a Cook County judge ordered Illinois officials to expand the state's medical cannabis program to include intractable pain — that's pain that can't be effectively treated with other therapies. But the move is on hold, as the state's public ...

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Chiropractic clinic also offers alternative medicines - WV News

Mon, 2018-02-12 16:51

WV News

Chiropractic clinic also offers alternative medicines
WV News
The facility houses a fully functioning chiropractic clinic, but you will also find apparatus for light therapies, microcurrent therapies, acupuncture and other alternative medicines. These therapies can work hand-in-hand with the chiropractic care ...

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SM-88 Offers Promising Safety in Recurrent Localized Prostate Cancer - Cancer Network

Mon, 2018-02-12 11:16

SM-88 Offers Promising Safety in Recurrent Localized Prostate Cancer
Cancer Network
Researchers reported promising safety data from an ongoing phase Ib/II clinical trial for SM-88, an investigational combination therapy that might one day offer an alternative to androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) for men with recurrent, nonmetastatic ...

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Researchers develop novel immunotherapy to target colorectal cancer - Yale News

Mon, 2018-02-12 10:19

Yale News

Researchers develop novel immunotherapy to target colorectal cancer
Yale News
Certain cancers fail to respond to existing immunotherapy drugs that are designed to unleash the body's immune system against tumors. To investigate alternative approaches to these cancers, the Yale-led team focused on a protein molecule, DKK2, an ...

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