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Practice incorporates holistic healing - Pocono Record

Sat, 2018-06-23 17:19

Pocono Record

Practice incorporates holistic healing
Pocono Record
STROUDSBURG — Holistic or alternative medicine involves treating a patient as a whole, meaning mentally and spiritually as well as physically. It focuses not just on physical symptoms, but on underlying causes that may be due to emotional stress ...

Categories: Cancer News

Selberg to share cancer journey at Relay for Life - Daily Globe

Sat, 2018-06-23 10:49

Daily Globe

Selberg to share cancer journey at Relay for Life
Daily Globe
“It's a little unhandy, but it beats the alternative,” he said. “I don't have to worry about getting to the bathroom.” Selberg had a CT scan in late May and everything looked good. He'll have ... With no family history of cancer, Selberg said he is ...

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Medication is the ignored treatment for opioid addiction - Newsday

Sat, 2018-06-23 04:07

Newsday

Medication is the ignored treatment for opioid addiction
Newsday
Imagine there were a cancer drug covered by insurance that cut the rate of fatalities by twice as much as any other form of treatment, but most doctors were not allowed to prescribe it, most patients were not fully informed of its effectiveness and the ...

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The First Official Farrah Fawcett Foundation Beauty Product Unveiled - Hollywood Reporter

Fri, 2018-06-22 17:17

Hollywood Reporter

The First Official Farrah Fawcett Foundation Beauty Product Unveiled
Hollywood Reporter
Stewart emphasized that the Farrah Fawcett Foundation's mission is focused on topics that Fawcett personally mentioned as important (under-researched diseases such as the anal cancer that killed her, alternative treatments and prevention) even though ...

Categories: Cancer News

Bogus Cancer 'Treatment' Ad Accidentally Ends Up On Health Department Website - HuffPost South Africa

Thu, 2018-06-21 23:41

HuffPost South Africa

Bogus Cancer 'Treatment' Ad Accidentally Ends Up On Health Department Website
HuffPost South Africa
The advert reportedly promised "alternative cancer chemo", saying "cancer is no longer a dead (sic) sentence", and reportedly linked out to CancerSA.net which promises alternative treatments, run by general practitioner Eugene Pretorius. The website ...

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Repurposed drug gives woman with cancer the gift of life - WLS-TV

Thu, 2018-06-21 16:37

WLS-TV

Repurposed drug gives woman with cancer the gift of life
WLS-TV
A Northwest Indiana woman told she may never get pregnant again after being diagnosed with cancer is beating the odds. She says it's all thanks to the ongoing research of drug repurposing to treat diseases with no cure. In this case, she calls it a ...

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Surgeon General Wary Of Marijuana As An Opioid Alternative - TheFix.com

Thu, 2018-06-21 09:16

TheFix.com

Surgeon General Wary Of Marijuana As An Opioid Alternative
TheFix.com
However, Adams did state that he considered it important to examine studies pertaining to marijuana as an alternative to opioids for pain treatment, but again, added, "it is important that we not jump on something that may have more potential ...

Categories: Cancer News

Existing treatment could be used for common 'untreatable' form of lung cancer - Medical Xpress

Thu, 2018-06-21 06:12

Medical Xpress

Existing treatment could be used for common 'untreatable' form of lung cancer
Medical Xpress
Lead author Dr. Daniel Murphy, Senior Lecturer at the University's Institute of Cancer Sciences and a scientist at Glasgow's Cancer Research UK Beatson Institute, said: "There is a pressing need to develop alternative strategies for more effective ...
Currently available cancer treatment useful in treatment of adenocarcinoma, say researchersEPM Magazine

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Why some pet owners and veterinarians are turning to alternative and holistic pet care options - Pacific Northwest Inlander

Thu, 2018-06-21 02:38

Pacific Northwest Inlander

Why some pet owners and veterinarians are turning to alternative and holistic pet care options
Pacific Northwest Inlander
He decided he wanted to learn more about alternative pet care treatments, so he went to Colorado State University's veterinary school and took a course on Chinese medicine more than 17 years ago. When he came back to practice in the Inland Northwest ...

Categories: Cancer News

Device may detect heart dysfunction in childhood cancer survivors treated with chemo - EurekAlert (press release)

Thu, 2018-06-21 01:17

Device may detect heart dysfunction in childhood cancer survivors treated with chemo
EurekAlert (press release)
Bottom Line: A wireless device designed for detection of heart dysfunction in childhood cancer survivors treated with anthracycline chemotherapy was accurate and displayed a low false-negative rate as compared to cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR ...

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Existing treatment could be used for 'untreatable' form of lung cancer - The Guardian

Wed, 2018-06-20 23:01

The Guardian

Existing treatment could be used for 'untreatable' form of lung cancer
The Guardian
Lead author Dr Daniel Murphy, senior lecturer at the University of Glasgow's Institute of Cancer Sciences and scientist at the Beatson Institute, said: “There is a pressing need to develop alternative strategies for more effective treatment of KRAS ...
'Breakthrough' made in lung cancer treatmentThe Times

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Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton Bringing State-of-the-Art Cancer Care Closer to Home - centraljersey.com

Wed, 2018-06-20 15:00

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton Bringing State-of-the-Art Cancer Care Closer to Home
centraljersey.com
RWJUH Hamilton's Cancer Center expansion reflects the deep commitment by RWJBarnabas Health and Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey to enhance the community's health and provide patients with an alternative to traveling long distances for ...

Categories: Cancer News

Pet Partners Provides Financial Support to Therapy Animals with Cancer Thanks to Funding from Petco Foundation ... - Pet Age

Wed, 2018-06-20 13:27

Pet Age

Pet Partners Provides Financial Support to Therapy Animals with Cancer Thanks to Funding from Petco Foundation ...
Pet Age
Funds help pay for a range of expenses associated with cancer, including diagnostic procedures, chemotherapy or other direct forms of treatment, alternative cancer-related procedures, and end-of-life care or pain mitigation. “Our Pet Partners therapy ...

Categories: Cancer News

ASCO Endorses Some Complementary Therapies in Breast Cancer - Medscape

Wed, 2018-06-20 07:43

Medscape

ASCO Endorses Some Complementary Therapies in Breast Cancer
Medscape
Many cancer patients use alternative medicine, including supplements, massage therapy, yoga, and accupuncture, while undergoing conventional cancer care. Such therapies are usually acceptable, but patients must be discuss such therapies with their ...

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Steba Biotech's TOOKAD® Vascular Photodynamic Therapy Maintains Significant Reduction in Overall Progression ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Wed, 2018-06-20 01:05

Steba Biotech's TOOKAD® Vascular Photodynamic Therapy Maintains Significant Reduction in Overall Progression ...
PR Newswire (press release)
This new long-term data shows that TOOKAD® provides an effective alternative for men wishing to treat their early-stage cancer while still avoiding the debilitating sexual, urinary and bowel consequences of radical therapy. With European approval of ...

Categories: Cancer News

Prostate Cancer Subtype that Responds to Immunotherapy Identified - MedPage Today

Tue, 2018-06-19 12:01

MedPage Today

Prostate Cancer Subtype that Responds to Immunotherapy Identified
MedPage Today
"Therefore, determining ahead of time which patients will respond favorably to these immune checkpoint agents is paramount to maximize benefit for patients and minimize futile treatment selection for those that won't respond" he said. He also pointed ...

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Categories: Cancer News

New drug technology may improve treatment options for aggressive types of breast cancer - Purdue News Service (press release)

Tue, 2018-06-19 11:29

Purdue News Service (press release)

New drug technology may improve treatment options for aggressive types of breast cancer
Purdue News Service (press release)
“This will be an alternative solution to the available therapies that are not selective to the tumor cells causing detrimental effects to the patient's healthy cells,” Isaac-Lam said. “The technology can be an effective treatment for breast cancer ...

Categories: Cancer News

X-ray fluorescence mapping to measure tumour penetration by a novel anticancer agent - Phys.Org

Tue, 2018-06-19 05:20

Phys.Org

X-ray fluorescence mapping to measure tumour penetration by a novel anticancer agent
Phys.Org
Platinum-based chemotherapy agents are used to treat many cancer patients, but some can develop resistance to them. To address this issue, scientists from the University of Warwick sought to employ alternative precious metals. They developed an ...

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For those battling life-altering illness, supplemental treatments a critical aid - Pueblo Chieftain

Mon, 2018-06-18 23:08

Pueblo Chieftain

For those battling life-altering illness, supplemental treatments a critical aid
Pueblo Chieftain
Still, he said he sees several dozen patients who aren't nearing the end of their lives but who are seeking additional comfort treatment for potentially life-threatening conditions such as chronic pulmonary disease, cancer or heart disease ...

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