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Cancer Treatment

AMANZA --Ep.9

Spottoon | Posted 09.02.2015 | Entertainment
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Cancer Treatment Advice: The Pain of Good Intentions

Jacqueline Dooley | Posted 09.01.2015 | Parents
Jacqueline Dooley

The best way to offer support to a family with a very sick child is by asking what they need. Then really listen to the answer. Some people want information on alternative treatments. Some people want a combination of both main stream and alternative treatments, and some people just want prayers, hugs and healing thoughts.

Obama Calls For A Greater Effort To Fight Ovarian Cancer

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 08.31.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Monday honored women diagnosed with ovarian cancer and their families and urged more research into prevention...

Yoga and Meditation Can Positively Affect DNA

Elaine Gavalas | Posted 08.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Elaine Gavalas

Yoga and meditation are well-documented to have psychological, emotional and physical benefits for people at all stages of health, including cancer pa...

New Studies for an Old Story: Mammography Screening Isn't Saving Lives

Fran Visco | Posted 08.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Fran Visco

We need to refocus our resources and attention on the two things that really matter: (1) stopping men and women from getting breast cancer in the first place -- primary prevention; and (2) preventing metastasis if they do.

Spirituality May Improve Cancer Patients' Health: Study

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 08.10.2015 | Religion

Religious and spiritual belief is linked to a positive effect on cancer patients' physical, mental and social well-being, according to a study p...

10 Years in 10 Months: A Serial of Survival

Heather Von St. James | Posted 08.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Heather Von St. James

And, this story is for you, to make you aware of this disease. To make you aware of the fact that asbestos is still legal in the U.S. Finally, this story is meant to show the world what hope can do. I'd be honored if you joined me on this journey into the past, present, and future.

You Are Not Your Cancer: Keeping Struggles in Perspective

Rachael Yahne | Posted 08.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Rachael Yahne

The truth is that though cancer can affect every single element of your life, in treatment and for long after, it's not who you are. The truth is that though you are fighting, it's never all your doing. The truth is that though you have cancer, though I had cancer:

Maryland Governor Declares 'Bald Is Beautiful' After Starting Chemo

The Huffington Post | Jacob Kerr | Posted 07.28.2015 | Politics

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R), who is undergoing cancer treatment, shared a photo of his "new aerodynamic look" in a humorous Facebook post on Tu...

Speeding Ineffective and Unsafe Treatments to Market in the Name of Patients? Not So Fast

Karuna Jaggar | Posted 07.13.2015 | Impact
Karuna Jaggar

It is not a bottleneck at the FDA that is to blame. Medical research is simply not producing the breakthroughs needed for breast cancer. And we should not let a reduction of safety and efficacy standards replace our demand for safer and more effective treatments.

Pancreatic Cancer: Hope on the Horizon?

Deborah J. Cornwall | Posted 07.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Deborah J. Cornwall

According to articles in a variety of scientific journals, numerous substances extracted from marine life (including fungi, sponges, algae, mollusks, "sea squirts," coral, and seaweed) have potential to fight other kinds of challenging cancers.

I Remember Rachel for Her Ferocity for Life, Not Cancer

Benjamin Rubenstein | Posted 06.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Benjamin Rubenstein

Now eight years after college I wonder if I could I ever do what Rachel did -- live with cancer without any possibility of a cure, all while never letting up on exclamation points?

Conquering Cancer: Personalized Medicine Is the Future

Dr. David Samadi | Posted 06.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. David Samadi

Imagine a world where treating cancer and other chronic diseases like diabetes is customized to your specific case? The possibilities of better treatments and even finding a cure is even closer with precision medicine and genomic testing

Empowering Breast Cancer Patients With Previsualization Tools.

Marianne Angelo | Posted 06.12.2015 | Impact
Marianne Angelo

Whenever I hear about a new Breast Cancer diagnosis, I wince. I know all too well about the challenges ahead as I've been through every assault. Someone said to me "look on the bright side, at least you get free plastic surgery!"

These Two Drugs Are Giving Doctors New Hope For Long-Term Cancer Treatment

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 06.01.2015 | Media

BBC News: Cancer drug combination 'shrinks 60% of melanomas' A new form of cancer treatment is giving doctors and patients hope for a long-term cur...

Preventing Cancer

Howard A. Zucker, MD | Posted 05.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Howard A. Zucker, MD

Cancer has touched all of us in one way or another. Whether it was a relative, a colleague, or a neighbor, we all know someone who has experienced the anxiety of waiting for test results, endured the rigors of chemotherapy, or felt the heartache of death in cancer's unrelenting grip.

Human Welfare Over Profits: A Call to Stop the TPP Fast Track (Again!)

Pooja Yerramilli | Posted 05.13.2015 | Politics
Pooja Yerramilli

We must stand against the fast track in order to buy Congress the time and ability to revise the provisions on biologics and patent protection. And if we successfully stop the fast track, we must learn from these last few days that complacency is not an option.

5 Empowering New Ways to See Your Unique Beauty

Rachael Yahne | Posted 08.07.2015 | Style
Rachael Yahne

I'm a cancer survivor, and during chemotherapy, I lost every strand of hair on my head. When chemo starts, it's not as if every hair on your head falls out simultaneously.

The Next Shock After a Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis: Where Are the Treatments?

Anne F. Glauber | Posted 05.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Anne F. Glauber

It is increasingly up to us -- patients and families -- to advocate aggressively for better treatments and ensure that we are getting the right treatment for ourselves.

Accelerating the Development of New Vaccines and Immunotherapies for Cancer

Mark Poznansky | Posted 05.21.2015 | Impact
Mark Poznansky

As a physician-scientist the two worlds of science and clinical medicine have always overlapped and my objective is to be able to translate my discoveries from the laboratory bench to the patient's bedside.

For Targeted Cancer Treatment, Just Upload Your Tumor's DNA To IBM's Supercomputer

Reuters | Posted 05.07.2015 | Healthy Living

(This version of the story has been refiled to correct name of USC unit participating in program, in the 12th paragraph) By Sharon Begl...

We Can Win the War on Cancer

John R. Seffrin | Posted 05.01.2015 | Impact
John R. Seffrin

With continued scientific discovery, ongoing efforts to enact cancer control policies and collaboration among key stakeholders in the public and private sectors, we can make this century cancer's last.

Removing the Insurance Roadblock: I Propose the Cancer Patient Treatment Coverage Act

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.01.2015 | Politics
Paul Abrams

The Food and Drug Administration has done an admirable job of keeping up with rapidly changing science. One wishes one could say the same for the insurance industry.

The Cure for Cancer? Why False Claims Are Dangerous

Joanna_Montgomery | Posted 06.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Joanna_Montgomery

A couple of years ago, I blogged on HuffPost imploring well-meaning (and sometimes not-so-well-meaning) folks to refrain from telling me what to do ...

Why You Should Watch the Film Cancer: the Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 06.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

Our understanding of cancer and how to successfully treat it and the symptoms it produces is evolving and improving; and our ability to cope with cancer is also evolving with more confidence and hope in the future.