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How Common Is It For Oncologists To Encounter Patients Who Want To Go The 'Natural' Treatment Route? - Forbes

Fri, 2018-08-17 11:38

Forbes

How Common Is It For Oncologists To Encounter Patients Who Want To Go The 'Natural' Treatment Route?
Forbes
A recent study from Yale revealed that cancer patients who choose to take just one alternative treatment are more likely to also refuse a component of standard scientifically based cancer treatment resulting in a higher risk of death. Complementary ...

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Can a Strict Vegetable Diet Cure Cancer? - EcoWatch

Fri, 2018-08-17 08:35

EcoWatch

Can a Strict Vegetable Diet Cure Cancer?
EcoWatch
Mabrouk was interested in what made patients turn to alternative treatments for cancer. How did they fare undergoing these treatments? What support systems did they have and how were they affected? Would people let her record their experiences over a ...

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Can a Strict Vegetable Diet Cure Cancer? - YES! Magazine

Thu, 2018-08-16 14:15

YES! Magazine

Can a Strict Vegetable Diet Cure Cancer?
YES! Magazine
As the number of new cancer cases per year is expected to rise to 23.6 million by 2030 worldwide, people are desperate for answers, turning to alternative therapies that fall outside the typical “slash, burn, poison” treatment model. Director and ...

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Cancer patients using alternative medicine may skip some standard care - Reuters

Wed, 2018-08-15 15:35

Cancer patients using alternative medicine may skip some standard care
Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Cancer patients who use alternative, non-medical therapies may be more likely to forgo recommended medical treatments like chemotherapy and radiation, and be more likely to die as a result, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers examined ...

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'Chemo Spray' As Alternative to Intravenous Cancer Therapy? - Geek

Wed, 2018-08-15 13:08

Geek

'Chemo Spray' As Alternative to Intravenous Cancer Therapy?
Geek
Chemotherapy is the treatment of cancer with drugs aimed at destroying diseased cells. But pumping indiscriminate medications through your veins can lead to adverse side effects: fatigue, hair loss, infection, weight changes, mood swings, fertility ...

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Anticancer drug offers potential alternative to transplant for patients with liver failure - EurekAlert (press release)

Wed, 2018-08-15 12:03

Medical Xpress

Anticancer drug offers potential alternative to transplant for patients with liver failure
EurekAlert (press release)
Using a class of drugs being developed as anti-cancer therapy to block the spread of this process, the researchers found that in mouse models the organ was able to regenerate after treatment, preventing death from liver injury. Liver specialist Dr Tom ...
Anticancer drug offers potential alternative to transplant for patients ...Medical Xpress

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Cetuximab+RT found to be inferior to standard treatment in HPV+ oropharyngeal cancer - Science Daily

Tue, 2018-08-14 08:57

Cetuximab+RT found to be inferior to standard treatment in HPV+ oropharyngeal cancer
Science Daily
An interim analysis of data from a randomized clinical trial of patients with human papillomavirus (HPV)-positive oropharyngeal cancer found that treatment with radiation therapy and cetuximab is associated with worse overall and progression-free ...

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Chemo spray may offer alternative to conventional chemotherapy - Phys.Org

Tue, 2018-08-14 08:00

Phys.Org

Chemo spray may offer alternative to conventional chemotherapy
Phys.Org
The researchers, led by Hyung Joon Cha at Pohang University of Science and Technology in South Korea, have published a paper on the sprayable cancer therapy in a recent issue of ACS Nano. The researchers had to overcome several challenges in order ...

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Alternative cancer therapies can be fatal - Daily Nation

Mon, 2018-08-13 22:50

Daily Nation

Alternative cancer therapies can be fatal
Daily Nation
Cancer patients who use alternative medicine are more likely to die than their counterparts who get treated with conventional medicine. Scientists studied patients with cancer of the breast, prostate, lung or colon, who used complementary medicine ...

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Carbon ions treat early-stage breast cancer - physicsworld.com

Mon, 2018-08-13 04:18

physicsworld.com

Carbon ions treat early-stage breast cancer
physicsworld.com
Carbon-ion radiotherapy, a type of charged particle therapy, provides superior dose distribution to intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) using high-energy X-rays. In Japan, it is being investigated as an alternative to breast conservation ...

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An alternative, less invasive treatment for skin cancer - WTHR

Fri, 2018-08-10 13:06

An alternative, less invasive treatment for skin cancer
WTHR
INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) — Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the US according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. There are more new cases of skin cancer every year, than lung, breast and prostate cancer combined. Skin cancer can ...

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Cancer Genome Atlas reveals 'splicing' weakness in tumors - Futurity: Research News

Fri, 2018-08-10 06:13

Futurity: Research News

Cancer Genome Atlas reveals 'splicing' weakness in tumors
Futurity: Research News
... follow-up projects building on the Atlas and the insights it produced. By collecting and analyzing the numerous molecular changes that drive various forms of cancer, the project aimed to lay the foundation for their early detection, prevention, and ...

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With months to live and no options left in NZ, Carol Armstrong found cancer hope overseas - Stuff.co.nz

Fri, 2018-08-10 03:06

Stuff.co.nz

With months to live and no options left in NZ, Carol Armstrong found cancer hope overseas
Stuff.co.nz
?After being given just months to live, Carol Armstrong no longer has terminal cancer thanks to an alternative treatment in Japan that all but eradicated a large tumour. For almost 20 years, the Wellington woman has lived with bladder cancer ...

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Alternative Cancer Treatments May Be Bad for Your Health - Bend Bulletin

Fri, 2018-08-10 01:14

Bend Bulletin

Alternative Cancer Treatments May Be Bad for Your Health
Bend Bulletin
Herbs, acupuncture and other so-called complementary treatments for cancer may not be completely innocuous. A new study has found that many cancer patients treat these nostrums not as a supplement to conventional treatment but as an alternative. This ...

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Enfortumab Vedotin Emerging as Post-Immunotherapy Option in Bladder Cancer - OncLive

Thu, 2018-08-09 10:28

OncLive

Enfortumab Vedotin Emerging as Post-Immunotherapy Option in Bladder Cancer
OncLive
Enfortumab vedotin may be a safe, well-tolerated option for patients with locally advanced or metastatic urothelial cancer who are previously treated with immunotherapy, an area for which the current alternative is platinum-based chemotherapy ...

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Readers Respond to the 7.29.18 Issue - New York Times

Thu, 2018-08-09 03:00

New York Times

Readers Respond to the 7.29.18 Issue
New York Times
There was a recent study demonstrating that cancer patients who used alternative medicine had a greater risk of death than those patients who chose conventional treatments. It also showed that complementary and alternative medicine use is highest among ...

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The new AAD cSCC treatment guidelines highlight alternative therapeutic or preventive treatment options - Dermatology Times (press release) (blog)

Wed, 2018-08-08 11:04

Dermatology Times (press release) (blog)

The new AAD cSCC treatment guidelines highlight alternative therapeutic or preventive treatment options
Dermatology Times (press release) (blog)
Of the nonmelanoma skin cancers, cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (cSCC) is the second most common, and although cSCCs often can be treated in an office setting, unchecked advanced tumors pose a significant risk for morbidity and mortality.

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Hidden signs in cancer tissue -- ScienceDaily - Science Daily

Wed, 2018-08-08 07:55

EurekAlert (press release)

Hidden signs in cancer tissue -- ScienceDaily
Science Daily
When scientists analyzed huge amounts of genetic cancer data, they found previously unresearched molecular changes. These could help in developing new ...
Hidden signs in cancer tissue | EurekAlert! Science NewsEurekAlert (press release)

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Alternative 'healer' Dennis Wayne Jensen banned from practising after black salve cancer treatment - Gold Coast Bulletin

Wed, 2018-08-08 03:15

Gold Coast Bulletin

Alternative 'healer' Dennis Wayne Jensen banned from practising after black salve cancer treatment
Gold Coast Bulletin
North Warrandyte alternative healer Dennis Wayne Jensen was served with a prohibition order on Wednesday following an investigation into his painful and ineffective treatment of a cancer patient over a prolonged period until her death. Health ...

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