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Retired Police Chief Praises Proton Therapy For Prostate Cancer
Proton therapy offers a highly targeted form of radiation treatment by using positively charged proton beams, which target the cancerous site and stop there, avoiding damage to healthy surrounding tissue -- and a lot of the side effects that men with ... [...]
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Proton Beam Therapy 'Saved My Boy's Life'
It can be used to treat spinal cord tumours, sarcomas near the spine or brain, prostate cancer, lung cancer, liver cancer and some children's cancers. This feature has made proton therapy particularly attractive to treat tumors in or near the brain or ... [...]
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Lynparza™ (olaparib) granted Breakthrough Therapy designation by US FDA for …
The Breakthrough Therapy designation for Lynparza is encouraging news for patients, and their families, as there are currently very limited treatment options for metastatic Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer. We will work closely with the FDA to ... [...]
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Shiitake-soy blend tested as prostate cancer therapy
UC DAVIS (US) — A natural product available in health stores may help lengthen the life expectancy of certain prostate cancer patients, according to a study conducted in cancer cells and in mice. Men with prostate cancer that has spread to other ... [...]
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AstraZeneca's Lynparza Gets Breakthrough Therapy Status
AstraZeneca plcAZN announced that the FDA has granted Breakthrough Therapy designation to its PARP inhibitor, Lynparza (olaparib), for the monotherapy treatment of BRCA1/2 or ATM gene mutated metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) ... [...]
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Secondary Hormone Therapy for Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer
The majority of patients with systemic prostate cancer treated with androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) will develop castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC). CRPC is defined by prostate-specific antigen (PSA) or radiographic progression in the ... [...]
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Evolution of the Concept of Focal Therapy for Prostate Cancer
Focal therapy for prostate cancer (PCa) is a management concept whereby active therapy is delivered to malignant portion(s) of the gland, eradicating the known and targeted cancer while sparing unaffected tissue and reducing the morbidity of treatment ... [...]
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International Urology Congress in Armenia Supports Thermobalancing Therapy for …
Modern kidney stones treatments with lithotripsy and surgeries increase the risk of high blood pressure, diabetes and dialysis while Thermobalancing therapy dissolves any type and size of kidney stones in both kidneys naturally, as stated Dr. Simon ... [...]
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Natural Element Present in Broccoli Can Be Used In Prostate Cancer Therapy
... suggesting this phytochemical, naturally present in food such as broccoli, could be developed into an advanced prostate cancer therapeutic drug. Sulforaphane is known to specifically kill cancer cells and may have an invaluable function for the ... [...]
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How Natural Therapy, Raw Foods Have Helped Breast Cancer Patient
"If one has breast cancer that is driven by oestrogen in the body, we restrict fat in the body. When we restrict fat intake, sugars, we are aiming at reducing oestrogen in the body especially with women who are on cancer treatment or those that have ... [...]
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Heat therapy can be effective for rheumatoid arthritis
DEAR DOCTOR K: Is heat therapy an effective treatment for rheumatoid arthritis? DEAR READER: Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a long-lasting inflammatory disease that causes pain, stiffness, warmth, redness and swelling in joints. Over time, the affected ... [...]
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Hormone Therapy and Weight Management
Hospitals and cancer treatment centers usually have a nutritionist on staff who are familiar with the weight gain side-effects of these drugs. If your insurance does not cover seeing a nutritionist, check out the free seminars that are available where ... [...]
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Cures and curcumin: Turmeric offers potential therapy for oral cancers
HPV is a virus that promotes the development of cervical and oral cancer. There is no cure, but curcumin may offer a means of future control. "Turmeric has established antiviral and anti-cancer properties," says corresponding author Dr Alok Mishra of ... [...]
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Therapy Seeks and Destroys Prostate Cancer in Mice
A new therapy uses white blood cells to ferry cancer-killing proteins through the bloodstream. Tests show it virtually eliminates metastatic prostate cancer in mice. “The therapy is remarkably effective in vivo and shows several advantages, such as no ... [...]
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'Bipolar' Therapy: New Twist in Advanced Prostate Cancer
SAN FRANCISCO — Preliminary data suggest that a new twist on manipulating hormones in prostate cancer shows some benefit. The standard approach to treatment is androgen deprivation therapy (ADT), but the new approach intersperses this with bipolar ... [...]
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Even after anti-androgen therapy, docetaxel remains useful in prostate cancer …
A study presented at the 2016 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium shows that 40 percent of patients with castration-resistant metastatic prostate cancer (mCRPC) treated with docetaxel following abiraterone had at least 50 percent reduction in prostate ... [...]
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