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Public Release: 15-Jul-2015 Compounds show potential in fighting brain and …
"It is particularly encouraging for brain tumor patients, who do not currently have effective treatment options besides surgery," said Dr. James Turkson, PhD, Chief Academic Lead of the University of Hawai'i Cancer Center and Director of the Natural ... [...]
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Acupuncture Beats Drugs for Hot Flashes, Study Finds
25, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Needles beat pills for treating hot flashes in breast cancer survivors, according to a new trial that compared acupuncture, “sham” acupuncture, the medication gabapentin and a placebo pill. Interestingly, sham acupuncture ... [...]
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Breast cancer research no longer just a dream for Dal AC master's student
More specifically, Wasu is investigating anti-cancer properties found in natural compounds of apples and fish oil that can be combined to treat triple negative breast cancer. “I'm looking at a combination of two components,” Wasu said. “One from apple ... [...]
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Why Doctors Are Rethinking Breast-Cancer Treatment
Because as good as we have gotten at finding breast cancer–and we've gotten very good–all this new data suggests there may be better ways to treat some breast cancers, particularly those at the early stages. Evidence is mounting that aggressive ... [...]
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Breast cancer: Don't waste time on alternative treatments
When Anita found out she had Stage Two breast cancer, doctors recommended that she have a mastectomy to remove her right breast and the lymph nodes around it. But the teacher decided not to follow her doctor's prognosis and sought the help of a ... [...]
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Alternative Treatment Options: What's Worked for Me
Last year, after being diagnosed with breast cancer, I had to make a lot of tough decisions regarding my health care. I listened carefully as my oncologist described a treatment plan for me. His course of treatment was conventional and included surgery ... [...]
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Cancer patients are losing valuable time — and risking their lives — with …
Dr. Kurian Joseph, a radiation oncologist at the University of Alberta, says he had a patient who rejected treatment after her breast cancer spread to her shoulder, fearful she might damage the nerves leading to her hand. When she returned 18 months ... [...]
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Chilly Cap Reduces Breast Cancer Patients' Hair Loss
This natural reaction to the cold is exploited to inhibit drugs in the bloodstream from reaching the cells in the hair follicles. ... The device has only been tested and approved for breast cancer patients; use for treatment of other cancers has yet to ... [...]
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'Ecologically diverse' breast cancers more likely to be deadly Institute of …
The study is published in the journal PLoS Medicine today (Tuesday), and was funded by The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) itself, Breast Cancer Now, the Wellcome Trust and Cancer Research UK. Researchers combined software taken ... By analysing ... [...]
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Circumcision reduces prostate cancer risk, most effective after age 35
A common prostate cancer treatment has been linked to an increased risk of Alzheimer's disease. The research was led by Stanford University School of Medicine and the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. The research reviewed ... [...]
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'Ecologically diverse' breast cancers more likely to be deadly
By analysing images of the environment around a tumour based on Darwinian natural selection principles, we can predict survival in some breast cancer types even more effectively than many of the measures used now in the clinic. "In the future, we hope ... [...]
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Breast Cancer Challenges You; Breast Cancer Changes You
Once breast cancer surgery is over and treatment has begun, our challenge is to cope with feeling ill in ways that most of us have never encountered before. Fatigue is a frequent companion. Hair loss brings its own challenges and choices. Some of us ... [...]
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