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Alternative RNA splicing of the GIT1 gene is associated with neuroendocrine prostate cancer. - UroToday

Thu, 2018-11-15 19:01

Alternative RNA splicing of the GIT1 gene is associated with neuroendocrine prostate cancer.
UroToday
Potent androgen receptor pathway inhibition (ARPI) therapies has given rise to a lethal, aggressive subtype of castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) called treatment-induced neuroendocrine prostate cancer (t-NEPC). Now, t-NEPC poses a major ...

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DNA-encoded PCSK9 inhibitors may provide alternative for treating high cholesterol - EurekAlert (press release)

Thu, 2018-11-15 15:18

DNA-encoded PCSK9 inhibitors may provide alternative for treating high cholesterol
EurekAlert (press release)
Statins are effective and widely used cholesterol-lowering medications, but have been associated with a number of side effects that have prompted development of alternative treatment strategies, including monoclonal antibodies targeting the PSCK9 ...
DNA-encoded PCSK9 inhibitors may provide alternative for treating ...Medical Xpress

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Traditional chemotherapy superior to new alternative for oropharyngeal cancers - Stanford Medical Center Report

Thu, 2018-11-15 10:01

Stanford Medical Center Report

Traditional chemotherapy superior to new alternative for oropharyngeal cancers
Stanford Medical Center Report
A drug increasingly used in combination with radiotherapy to treat a type of cancer that forms in the tonsils or the base of the tongue is inferior to a previously favored option, according to a large, clinical trial led by School of Medicine ...

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'My Cancer Free Life'? Not So Fast - MedPage Today

Thu, 2018-11-15 09:30

MedPage Today

'My Cancer Free Life'? Not So Fast
MedPage Today
During that time he discovered the treatment for cancer (or so he thought) that led him to abandon Baylor around 1977 and set up a manufacturing facility to produce the treatment, which he had dubbed antineoplastons, and to administer them to patients ...

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Letter to an Incipient Cancer Survivor - ScienceBlog.com (blog)

Wed, 2018-11-14 17:35

ScienceBlog.com (blog)

Letter to an Incipient Cancer Survivor
ScienceBlog.com (blog)
There are many credible alternative cancer treatments out there. None of them is a universal cure, but all of them have worked for some significant percentage of people who tried them. The plan will be to choose an alternative clinic or a medication or ...

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Blood pressure medication recalled for impurity that might cause cancer - Miami Herald

Wed, 2018-11-14 12:51

Miami Herald

Blood pressure medication recalled for impurity that might cause cancer
Miami Herald
... recalled medication: “Patients who are on Losartan Potassium Hydrochlorothiazide should continue taking their medication, as the risk of harm to a patient's health may be higher if the treatment is stopped immediately without any alternative ...
FDA recalls blood pressure medication due to possible risk of cancerWTXL ABC 27
Voluntary recall for blood pressure medication due to cancer causing ingredientWSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale
Losartan Latest BP Drug Recalled for ContaminationWebMD

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Spain declares war on alternative medicine, plans ban from health centres - RTE.ie

Wed, 2018-11-14 11:27

RTE.ie

Spain declares war on alternative medicine, plans ban from health centres
RTE.ie
The plan, unveiled by the science and health ministers, aims to avoid the "potential harmful effects" of these practices "when they are used as an alternative or a complement to treatment" which itself is based on "proof and scientific rigour," the ...
Spain plans to ban alternative medicine in health centresThe Guardian

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Patients and Caregivers Worry About Cost of Cancer Care - Oncology Nurse Advisor

Tue, 2018-11-13 15:18

Oncology Nurse Advisor

Patients and Caregivers Worry About Cost of Cancer Care
Oncology Nurse Advisor
"[The survey] revealed a number of critical areas we urgently need to address -- from correcting widespread misinformation about cancer treatments, to ensuring patients have access to the pain medication they need, to alleviating the financial distress ...

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Precision Medicine Has Transformed Cancer Treatment. Here's How to Move It Beyond Oncology - Fortune

Mon, 2018-11-12 16:20

Fortune

Precision Medicine Has Transformed Cancer Treatment. Here's How to Move It Beyond Oncology
Fortune
Fortunately, venture capitalists have been funding precision medicine ventures, largely in cancer, at record levels. But for rare cancers and other diseases, funding remains a significant challenge. Here, alternative funding models—such as venture ...

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Liquid Biopsies May Improve Evaluation of Cancer Treatment Resistance - Specialty Pharmacy Times

Mon, 2018-11-12 08:55

Liquid Biopsies May Improve Evaluation of Cancer Treatment Resistance
Specialty Pharmacy Times
Liquid biopsies—testing DNA through plasma or urine rather than through tissue—offers health care providers an alternative method through they can evaluate potential treatment resistance, according to Dr. Bauml. Cell-free DNA can be found in plasma ...

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Liquid Biopsy May Prove a Key Tool in Targeted Cancer Therapy - Pharmacy Times

Sun, 2018-11-11 19:58

Liquid Biopsy May Prove a Key Tool in Targeted Cancer Therapy
Pharmacy Times
Liquid biopsies—testing DNA through plasma or urine rather than through tissue—offers health care providers an alternative method through they can evaluate potential treatment resistance, according to Dr. Bauml. Cell-free DNA can be found in plasma ...

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40 Percent of Americans Believe Alternative Treatments Can Cure Cancer. They Can't. - Healthline

Sun, 2018-11-11 11:29

Healthline

40 Percent of Americans Believe Alternative Treatments Can Cure Cancer. They Can't.
Healthline
People who eschew traditional, evidence-based cancer treatment in favor of alternative therapies are 2.5 times more likely to die in a given period than those who follow their doctors' recommendations for standard care, multiple studies have indicated.

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Desperation often fuels alternative medicine - Moscow-Pullman Daily News

Sat, 2018-11-10 02:44

Moscow-Pullman Daily News

Desperation often fuels alternative medicine
Moscow-Pullman Daily News
A study published in 2017 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute found cancer patients who used only alternative medicine were 2.5 times more likely to die during a five-year period, compared with those who used standard cancer treatments such ...

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Mom trying to block son's chemotherapy treatments | Newsday - Newsday

Fri, 2018-11-09 19:02

Newsday

Mom trying to block son's chemotherapy treatments | Newsday
Newsday
A Suffolk County judge ruled Friday that a family friend can assume custody of a 13-year-old boy who has a rare form of leukemia and for weeks has been the ...
NY Boy With Rare Cancer Caught in Court Battle Over Custody ...NBC New York
Nick Gundersen, 13, Fighting To Stop Chemotherapy « CBS New YorkCBS New York

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Should hem/oncs recommend integrative therapies to their patients? - Healio

Thu, 2018-11-08 13:03

Should hem/oncs recommend integrative therapies to their patients?
Healio
The term used to be complementary and alternative medicine, but now the NIH uses the term “integrative” medicine, because these approaches are meant to combine the best of traditional cancer therapy and other approaches — without having one be an ...

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Top stories in hematology/oncology: FDA approves non-small cell lung cancer treatment, combination therapy show ... - Healio

Thu, 2018-11-08 08:31

Top stories in hematology/oncology: FDA approves non-small cell lung cancer treatment, combination therapy show ...
Healio
Among the most-read stories in hematology and oncology this week were the FDA's approval of Keytruda, in combination with chemotherapy, for treating first-line metastatic squamous non-small cell lung cancer and a report that showed combining Hu5F9-G4 ...

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Top stories in hematology/oncology: FDA approves non-small cell lung cancer treatment, combination therapy show ... - Healio

Thu, 2018-11-08 08:31

Top stories in hematology/oncology: FDA approves non-small cell lung cancer treatment, combination therapy show ...
Healio
Among the most-read stories in hematology and oncology this week were the FDA's approval of Keytruda, in combination with chemotherapy, for treating first-line metastatic squamous non-small cell lung cancer and a report that showed combining Hu5F9-G4 ...

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Turmeric not cancer preventative - SalemNews.net

Wed, 2018-11-07 09:41

Turmeric not cancer preventative
SalemNews.net
A recent study suggested that people who use alternative treatments for cancer had worse outcomes than people who did not. This prompts a reminder that potential therapies like curcumin should be recommended only as part of comprehensive cancer care ...

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Turmeric is helpful, but not cancer preventative - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Wed, 2018-11-07 03:10

Turmeric is helpful, but not cancer preventative
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
A recent study suggested that people who use alternative treatments for cancer had worse outcomes than people who did not. This prompts a reminder that potential therapies like curcumin should be recommended only as part of comprehensive cancer care ...

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