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Fake Acupuncture As Good As The Real Thing For Breast Cancer Patients Suffering Chemo Side Effects

By | Mon, 12/23/2013 - 11:09

Researchers discovered that real as well as fake acupuncture treatments helped to alleviate the side effects caused by aromatase inhibitors prescribed to breast cancer patients.

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Amish Girl With Cancer No Longer Forced To Undergo Chemotherapy Against Her Wishes

By | Sun, 12/08/2013 - 18:08

A court-appointed guardian has dropped her efforts to resume 11-year-old Sarah Hershberger's chemotherapy.

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Carbon Monoxide Makes Chemotherapy '1,000 Times More Effective' In Mouse Model Of Cancer

By | Thu, 12/05/2013 - 18:42

Small, carefully administered doses of carbon monoxide were shown to amplify the effect of chemotherapy and restrict the proliferative capacity of cancerous cells.

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Amish Girl With Cancer In Hiding To Avoid Chemotherapy

By | Sun, 12/01/2013 - 19:27

11-year-old Sarah Hershberger and her family have been in hiding since an appellate court ordered them to resume chemotherapy.

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Tracking The Evolution Of Prostate Cancer

By | Wed, 11/27/2013 - 18:24

Prostate Cancer can evade treatment by shifting its proliferative process to a different set of stem cells.

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Cancer Cells 'Commit Suicide' After Exposure To New Drug Combination

By | Sun, 11/17/2013 - 19:06

A new type of drug combination may significantly improve the outcome of chemotherapy by disabling the cells' ability to recognize genetic damage.

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Parents' Religious Beliefs Shouldn't Hinder Children's Treatment, Pediatricians Urge

By | Mon, 10/28/2013 - 17:23

Religious parents who deny their children necessary care should be subject to investigation and negligence lawsuits, pediatricians argue in a policy statement.

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'Meal Train' Organizes Meals For Breast Cancer Patients And Their Families

By | Fri, 10/18/2013 - 17:39

Breast cancer patients and their families can receive free nutritious meals through Magnolia-sponsored "meal Trains" shared online calendar.

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Hot Cancer Cells Are Easier To Kill

By | Thu, 10/17/2013 - 19:42

A new drug delivery system that boost chemotherapy with heat has been shown to kill 95 percent of ovarian cancer cells in laboratory experiments.

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UNC Women's Basketball Coach Temporarily Steps Down After Leukemia Diagnosis

By | Tue, 10/15/2013 - 13:42

UNC women’s basketball coach, Sylvia Hatchell, temporarily steps down from her coaching duties to battle leukemia.

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Kristina Anderson, Miss Arizona Contestant, Diagnosed With Rare Cancer

By | Fri, 10/11/2013 - 14:46

Miss Arizona USA contestant, Kristina Anderson, fights for her life and the crown as she undergoes chemotherapy for a rare and aggressive form of cancer.

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The Russian ‘Anti-Breaking Bad,’ Anton Buslov, Hopes To Raise Donations To Fight His Cancer

By | Thu, 10/10/2013 - 18:59

A 29-year-old scientist diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma has taken to an online fundraiser to help him afford treatment.

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Women Undergoing Chemotherapy Get Confidence Boost With 'Hip Hats With Hair'

By | Wed, 10/09/2013 - 13:38

Cancer patients looking to cover up their hair loss from chemotherapy can now turn to Hip Hats With Hair as an option.

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Targeted Breast Cancer Treatment Injects Medicine Into Nipple

By | Fri, 10/04/2013 - 11:33

Researchers have begun experimenting with a new breast cancer treatment that involves injecting medicine into the nipple.

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Breast Cancer Survivor Documents Year Of Chemo Treatment In 1-Minute Time-Lapse Video [VIDEO]

By | Tue, 10/01/2013 - 10:55

Emily Helck took photographs every week for an entire year as she underwent chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer. Watch her remarkable transformation.

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