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Naturally Healing All Cancers With Hemp Oil

<b>THC (marijuana) helps cure cancer says Harvard Stud</b>y<p>The term medical marijuana took on dramatic new meaning in February 2000 when researchers in …

New Australian drug puts cancer cells permanently to 'sleep'

Scientists in Melbourne say they have discovered a new type of anti-cancer drug without the usual side effects of conventional cancer treatments.

How to handle a relapse after treatment for prostate cancer

<i>Marc B. Garnick, M.D., discusses what biochemical recurrence means and what your options are</i><p>“Am I going to die?” This is the first question a patient …

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08/16/2018 - 05:04<p>A major Davis Cup revamp that would condense the annual global tournament into an 18-team, week-long event will be voted upon …

Experimental drug targets prostate cancer's chief weakness

A significant number of men in the United States and across the world face a diagnosis of prostate cancer, and in some cases, recurring tumors are so …

Cancer

Why Jews Don't Believe In Jesus

One of the most common questions we receive at Aish.com is: "Why don't Jews believe in Jesus?" Let's understand why – not to disparage other …

Early prostate cancer kept at bay in 2 studies for high-risk men

Men with an early form of prostate cancer who are at high risk of seeing it spread and turn deadly may benefit from treatment with Johnson & Johnson and Pfizer Inc. drugs that slow progression of the disease.<p>J&J's experimental medicine apalutamide and Pfizer's prostate cancer drug Xtandi delayed …

Do I Need Radiation Therapy Following Prostatectomy?

If your PSA starts to rise after you’ve undergone Prostatectomy, “salvage” radiation therapy might be a good option to explore. With this approach, …

Article about PSA after surgery, from Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins

<i>Volume V * Number 1 * Winter 2000</i><p>What Happens if PSA Comes Back<br>After Surgery?<p>The return of PSA is a possibility that strikes terror in the heart of …

A Nontoxic Pill May One Day Replace Chemotherapy, Researcher Says

A cure for cancer: It’s the holy grail of medical challenges, and researchers want nothing more than to finally crack the code.<p>It’s widely known that …

Prostate cancer blood test could transform treatment, say scientists

Three-in-one test reveals which men with advanced cancer are suitable for treatment with ‘precision’ drug olaparib<p>Scientists have developed a simple three-in-one blood test they believe could transform treatment of advanced prostate cancer, helping to extend or save lives.<p>The test, developed by …

Drugs scoring big wins against prostate, breast, lung cancers

Drugs are scoring big wins against common cancers, setting new standards for how to treat many prostate, breast and lung tumors.

Cancer Drug Proves to Be Effective Against Multiple Tumors

The 86 cancer patients were a disparate group, with tumors of the pancreas, prostate, uterus or bone. One woman had a cancer so rare there were no tested treatments. She was told to get her affairs in order.<p>Still, these patients had a few things in common. All had advanced disease that had resisted …

Immune System

A New “Designer” Virus May Help Destroy Cancer

Scientists have created a virus which boosts the immune system and aids it in removing cancer cells, Usually, cancer excels at hiding from the body’s …

Immune System

Prostate cancer: What you need to know

Prostate cancer is a male-only disease and is the second most common male cancer in the United States, after skin cancer.<p>In the case of prostate …

Cancer Cells

Clinical and surgical outcomes after lumbar laminectomy: An analysis of 500 patients

Abstract<p>Background:<p>The objective of this study is to determine the clinical and surgical outcomes following lumbar laminectomy.<p>Methods:<p>We …

Persistent Pain Following Back Surgery | Back.com

Despite careful diagnosis and a successful operation, some patients may still experience pain after their back surgery. This persistent pain or …

A PARP Inhibitor Keeps Some Cancers In Check For Years

This week AstraZeneca released impressive data for Lynparza (olaparib), a drug that’s already FDA-approved for treatment of relapsed and refractory ovarian cancer in women with known or likely <i>BRCA</i> mutations. This type of medicine, a PARP inhibitor, about which I’ve written previously, has …

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From my last Piriformis Syndrome blog posted July 23, 2013, I wanted to give an update and where my journey has taken me on this subject. It wasn’t …

Piriformis Syndrome Diagnosis

After years of negative test results in the search for the cause of my chronic pain, I finally found the right physician to perform the right test. …

Neurology

Prostate cancer treatment could work in half the time and without gruelling side effects, 14-year study finds

Men with prostate cancer could undergo treatment in half the time and be spared gruelling side-effects, a major trial has found.<p>A 14-year study published in The Lancet Oncology found that higher doses of radiotherapy over a shorter period worked just as well as existing treatment.<p>Prostate cancer is …

Precision Medicine, Part II

Access to treatment presents another barrier in cancer care, but one that the current work aims to lessen. The cost of genomic tumor sequencing used …

Cancer

I’m Agnostic because I Don’t F*ckin’ Know. {Warning: Adult Language}

<i>*Warning: naughty language ahead!</i><p>Whenever religion is brought up and I tell someone I’m agnostic, I’m almost always met with one of two reactions: …

Faith

12 Sites That Will Teach You Coding for Free

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There was a time when knowing how to program was for the geekiest of geeks. That’s not exactly the case today. As most entrepreneurs, freelancers and marketers will tell you, learning how to program can help you succeed. Over the past …

4 reasons the Christian right’s claims of moral superiority are so absurd

<b>(AP/Timothy D. Easley)</b><p>Evangelicals are constantly bellowing about America’s moral decay. They could stand to take a look in the mirror<p>Valerie Tarico<p>September 3, 2015 8:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>When Bill O’Reilly recently tried to pin America’s spree of mass shootings …

Buckets Are For Filling Up, Not Kicking Over

I'm writing this post at 35,000 feet on a flight from Phoenix to Los Angeles. I just saw the Grand Canyon for the first time in my life!<p>As I'm flying back, I'm thinking about bucket lists. And life. And death. And what it means to be alive.<p>I was diagnosed with breast cancer nine years ago.<p>I had two …

Breast Cancer

Prostate cancer breakthrough as scientists crack genetic code behind nine in 10 tumours

Nine out of 10 cases of late stage prostate cancer can now be linked to changes in the DNA of sufferers, the Institute of Cancer Research<p>Thousands of men suffering from advanced prostate cancer have been offered new hope of a cure after scientists discovered the genetic cause behind 90 per cent of …

Some men with prostate cancer should be offered surveillance, not treatment

Some men with prostate cancer should be offered "surveillance" rather than treatment, according to NHS guidance.<p>Doctors treating sufferers deemed to have intermediate or low risk prostate cancer should consider monitoring rather than radical surgery or radiotherapy, according to updated guidance …