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Does gut microbiota hold the key to improved diagnosis and treatment of esophageal cancer? - Medical Xpress

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Does gut microbiota hold the key to improved diagnosis and treatment of esophageal cancer?
Medical Xpress
We need to develop a better understanding of what causes normal oesophageal cells to become malignant so we can find at-risk individuals as early as possible and develop alternative therapeutic strategies." Oesophageal cancer is the 8th most common ...

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Orillia woman took alternative route to combat breast cancer - OrilliaMatters

Mon, 2018-10-22 16:06

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Orillia woman took alternative route to combat breast cancer
OrilliaMatters
... months to live. “I went home to think about it,” said Coates. She remembered having watched The Truth About Cancer, a documentary on alternative treatments for cancer, and went back to her doctor and told her she wasn't going to do chemo and radiation.
Cancer patients could avoid chemotherapy after treatment breakthroughinews.co.uk

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High-dose, high-precision radiation therapy safe, effective for solitary kidney cancer patients with only one kidney - Medical Xpress

Mon, 2018-10-22 11:01

High-dose, high-precision radiation therapy safe, effective for solitary kidney cancer patients with only one kidney
Medical Xpress
A specialized form of radiation treatment known as stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR), also known as stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT), is emerging as a potential alternative for kidney cancer patients. SABR has been shown to be ...

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Nanoparticle Therapy for Prostate Cancer Treatments - AZoNano

Mon, 2018-10-22 07:09

AZoNano

Nanoparticle Therapy for Prostate Cancer Treatments
AZoNano
Whilst there are still some issues to be ironed out within the nanomedicine field, it has brought about great advances within medicine, including many nanoparticle-based therapies for cancer. Given that the alternative to such treatments is longer ...
Inovio Presents Progression Free Survival & PSA Doubling Time Improvements in Prostate Cancer Patients Treated ...GlobeNewswire (press release)

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Gel to treat breast cancer being tested in Chicago - KTRK-TV

Sat, 2018-10-20 09:18

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Gel to treat breast cancer being tested in Chicago
KTRK-TV
Researchers in Chicago and across the country are hoping to prove a topical gel can treat breast cancer. If successful, it would produce a safer alternative to a common breast cancer medication that some patients are reluctant to take. It's the first ...

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Using light to destroy metastatic breast cancer - Medical News Today

Sat, 2018-10-20 01:04

Medical News Today

Using light to destroy metastatic breast cancer
Medical News Today
The researcher explains the need for alternative breast cancer therapies, especially when cancer has spread to the bone marrow. "Metastatic breast cancer can be a devastating diagnosis with high rates of relapse ... Over the next few years, Dr ...
Pinkwashing, National Breast Cancer Industry MonthteleSUR tv HTTPS (press release) (blog)

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Faith or fallacy? Alternative treatments failed my mother - Chicago Tribune

Fri, 2018-10-19 12:35

Chicago Tribune

Faith or fallacy? Alternative treatments failed my mother
Chicago Tribune
She had for years believed strongly in naturopathy, so after a six-month period of remission, when her cancer returned after a round of integrating complementary medicine with chemotherapy, she chose to treat her cancer solely with alternative treatments.

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Tools aid in detection, treatment of cancer-related cognitive impairment - Healio

Fri, 2018-10-19 08:54

Tools aid in detection, treatment of cancer-related cognitive impairment
Healio
Once detected, clinicians can offer a web-based, interactive cognitive training program as an alternative to traditional speech or occupational therapy to help restore cognitive function. “Cognitive complaints, such as impaired memory, contraction and ...

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Breast cancer gel being tested in Chicago; Northwestern recruiting patients for clinical trial - WLS-TV

Thu, 2018-10-18 17:30

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Breast cancer gel being tested in Chicago; Northwestern recruiting patients for clinical trial
WLS-TV
Researchers in Chicago and across the country are hoping to prove a topical gel can treat breast cancer. If successful, it would produce a safer alternative to a common breast cancer medication that some patients are reluctant to take. It's the first ...

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Antidepressants Being Used As Alternative Treatment For Chronic Itching - CBS Pittsburgh

Thu, 2018-10-18 17:09

CBS Pittsburgh

Antidepressants Being Used As Alternative Treatment For Chronic Itching
CBS Pittsburgh
Cancer, kidney disease and liver disease can cause chronic itching, because of substances that build up in the skin with these conditions. But sometimes a cause is never found. Typical treatment is with steroid creams for the skin or antihistamines by ...

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Marker Therapeutics: A Safer And Potentially More Effective CAR-T Alternative - Seeking Alpha

Thu, 2018-10-18 06:49

Marker Therapeutics: A Safer And Potentially More Effective CAR-T Alternative
Seeking Alpha
The newly merged entity between TapImmune and Marker Therapeutics offers a potentially superior treatment for various cancers that is both similar and unique to CAR-T therapies. With the merger now complete, the "deal fatigue" that has impacted the ...

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How can GPs tackle the 'crowdfunder' quandary? - Pulse (blog)

Thu, 2018-10-18 02:17

Pulse (blog)

How can GPs tackle the 'crowdfunder' quandary?
Pulse (blog)
What I haven't been used to seeing is the numerous crowdfunding pages on the internet, for people with serious illnesses like cancer, raising money for alternative treatments. Indeed, a recent study highlighted how crowdfunding for alternative cancer ...

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Finding an alternative: Options available for breast cancer screening and treatment for those without insurance - Hays Free Press

Wed, 2018-10-17 11:01

Finding an alternative: Options available for breast cancer screening and treatment for those without insurance
Hays Free Press
While Texas ranks high in the number of uninsured individuals, diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer isn't always out of reach for women. According to multiple reports, including a 2018 WalletHub study, Texas ranks 35th in the nation for the state ...

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Shortened Radiation Therapy Recommended in New Prostate Cancer Guideline - Journal of Clinical Pathways

Wed, 2018-10-17 06:40

Journal of Clinical Pathways

Shortened Radiation Therapy Recommended in New Prostate Cancer Guideline
Journal of Clinical Pathways
The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), and American Urological Association (AUA) developed a new guideline that suggests hypofractionated radiation therapy as an alternative to conventional ...

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Seattle fundraiser benefits pediatric cancer research - KING5.com

Tue, 2018-10-16 13:43

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Seattle fundraiser benefits pediatric cancer research
KING5.com
Instead of going through years of toxic chemotherapy treatments, patients will instead receive the special cells while their immune system goes to work. With the study's promising results thus far, the hope is that this will offer an alternative ...

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FDA Grants LOXO-292 Breakthrough Designation for RET Fusion-Positive Thyroid Cancer - OncLive

Mon, 2018-10-15 08:47

FDA Grants LOXO-292 Breakthrough Designation for RET Fusion-Positive Thyroid Cancer
OncLive
The FDA has granted LOXO-292 a breakthrough therapy designation for the treatment of patients with advanced RET fusion–positive thyroid cancer who require systemic therapy, have progressed on prior treatment, and have no other acceptable alternative ...
LOXO-292 Granted FDA's Breakthrough Designation for RET Fusion-Positive Thyroid CancerTargeted Oncology
Loxo Oncology Announces Receipt of Breakthrough Therapy Designation from US Food and Drug Administration for ...Associated Press (press release) (blog)

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Report: Chiropractor said alternative medicine figured cancer out in 1920 - Redding Record Searchlight

Fri, 2018-10-12 18:12

Redding Record Searchlight

Report: Chiropractor said alternative medicine figured cancer out in 1920
Redding Record Searchlight
A Palo Cedro chiropractor told an undercover investigator posing as a client that she shouldn't pursue the cancer treatments she told him her doctor had recommended, district attorney's officials said Thursday. Senior Deputy District Attorney Lucky ...

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CAM Popular, but Cancer Patients Unaware of Risks - Medscape

Fri, 2018-10-12 07:23

Medscape

CAM Popular, but Cancer Patients Unaware of Risks
Medscape
Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) treatments are popular among cancer patients; some estimates indicate that as many as half of all patients use some sort of these therapies before and during treatment. However, some of these therapies could ...
Trust in Non-conventional Therapies by Cancer Patients Not Matched with Proper Awareness About Their RisksUroToday

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Groups Endorse Shorter RT for Prostate Cancer | Medpage Today - MedPage Today

Thu, 2018-10-11 15:46

MedPage Today

Groups Endorse Shorter RT for Prostate Cancer | Medpage Today
MedPage Today
Hypofractionated external beam radiation therapy (EBRT) for early prostate cancer represents a reasonable alternative to standard treatment protocols involving ...
New ASTRO/ASCO/AUA guideline for prostate cancer supports shortened radiation therapyMedical Xpress
New ASTRO/ASCO/AUA guideline for early-stage prostate cancer ...Longview News-Journal

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