News tagged with treatment of cancer
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(Medical Xpress)—A study led by a Michigan State University researcher offers the strongest evidence yet that reflexology – a type of specialized foot massage practiced since the age of pharaohs – can ...
Cancer Nov 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers from Inserm and CNRS from the Institute for genetics and molecular and cellular biology (IGBMC) and from the Research Institute at the Strasbourg school of biotechnology (Irebs) have focussed their efforts on ...
Cancer Oct 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Ninety million American adults read below high school levels, so the National Institutes of Health recommends that patient-education materials be written at the fourth-through-sixth grade level.
Cancer Oct 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Many people with incurable cancer mistakenly believe chemotherapy may save them, a new study finds.
Cancer Oct 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 2
Chinese herbs, including JHQG, BFXL, and BFHX, may show significant benefits for patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), and influenza.
Medications Oct 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers in Sweden have discovered that neurotensin, a satiation hormone produced in the human brain and intestine that circulates in the blood, could raise the risk of heart attack, breast cancer and ...
Medical research Oct 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Patient-reported outcomes should be a standard part of evaluating the comparative effectiveness of cancer treatments, according to recommendations put forward by a multi-institution research group.
Cancer Oct 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Until there are more validated biomarkers to direct treatment decisions, many physicians use patient age to decide what therapy to give their patients. Literature data report that older patients often go undertreated because ...
Cancer Oct 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and physical exercise improve endocrine and urinary symptoms as well as physical functioning in patients with breast cancer treatment-induced menopause, according ...
Cancer Oct 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from Royal Holloway, University of London are looking at ways of testing the side effects of new drugs without using animals.
Medical research Oct 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A simple form of mindful meditation can help breast cancer survivors stave off the symptoms of depression, new research suggests. But the potential benefits don't stop there.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—During an ice climbing trip to the Canadian Rockies last Christmas, two young researchers from the UW, Michael Schmitt and Jesse Salk, talked about a simple but powerful idea to get ...
Cancer Oct 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Combined treatment with two drugs targeting different points in the same growth-factor pathway delayed the development of treatment resistance in patients with BRAF-positive metastatic malignant melanoma. The results of a ...
Cancer Sep 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at University of California, San Diego Moores Cancer Center are evaluating the safety and tolerability of a synthetic cannabinoid called dexanabinol (ETS2101). Delivered as a weekly intravenous ...
Cancer Sep 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Brain metastases are common secondary complications of other types of cancer, particularly lung, breast and skin cancer. The body's own immune response in the brain is rendered powerless in the fight against ...
Cancer Sep 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0