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Chinese medicine can battle multi-drug resistance caused by chemotherapy

Researchers from China have compiled data that reveals the efficacy of Chinese medicines in treating complications from cancer treatment. The findings were published in the Chinese Journal of Integrative Medicine. One of the leading causes of failure during cancer chemotherapy treatment is multidrug resistance (MDR). In the study, researchers addressed the need to develop agents to […]

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Chemotherapy found to stop new brain cells from growing, worsening depression in brain cancer patients

Chemotherapy is depressing enough, but a drug used in the procedure may heighten it and make it worse, according to a study by researchers from King’s College London. Depression is considered one of the least recognizable symptoms of cancer since the condition is commonly attributed to the shock of the patient upon hearing the news. The […]

New research finds that routine breast cancer tests lead to unnecessary mastectomies and chemotherapy

New research finds that routine breast cancer tests lead to unnecessary mastectomies and chemotherapy

Are women’s fears of breast cancer driving them to get unnecessary, dangerous treatments like chemotherapy and mastectomies? A pair of studies shows just how much women are endangering their lives for no benefit after getting a diagnosis. The first is an unsettling U.K. study that looked at more than 2,700 women who were 40 or younger when […]

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Chemotherapy-how did mustard gas from a blown up WWII ship get into your veins?

How many people ask their MD questions about chemotherapy? Have you ever wondered how such a toxic substance (so toxic that those who administer it must wear gowns and gloves) became the “standard of care” for cancer? The truth of its origin is as far away from a scientific laboratory as one could imagine! In […]

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Cannabis over chemo: Woman says the oil cured her aggressive breast cancer in 5 months

When Dee Mani, now 44, was diagnosed with breast cancer last March, her doctors suggested chemotherapy. She originally agreed to undergo one year of the treatment for her triple negative breast cancer – the deadliest type – but later had second thoughts. After seeing her sister suffer and die after undergoing chemotherapy for cancer, the mother […]

Chemotherapy found to increase the number of tumor cells circulating in the blood, spreading it to previously unaffected areas

Chemotherapy found to increase the number of tumor cells circulating in the blood, spreading it to previously unaffected areas

Chemotherapy is a pretty scary prospect, but a lot of people are convinced by their doctors that its potential benefits are worth enduring the very unpleasant side effects. Unfortunately, a new study shows that getting chemotherapy before surgery can actually increase the tumor cells in your blood and spread the cancer to other areas. This adds to […]

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Chemo FAIL: Toxic chemotherapy found to impair memory, concentration, and brain function while having little or no long-term effect on cancer

A study carried out by researchers at the Aarhus University has revealed that chemotherapy affects brain network and impairs cognitive function. As part of the study, a team of health experts enrolled a total of 64 men who underwent testicular cancer surgery. The researchers noted that 22 of these men had chemotherapy following their operation, while 42 patients had surgery alone. The […]

Survivors Who Fight Cancer Naturally, Without Chemotherapy

Survivors Who Fight Cancer Naturally, Without Chemotherapy

Surviving Terminal Cancer Patients from around the world report success with natural ways to fight cancer. They’ve posted their stories on the Internet. This article is not intended as medical advice. I am simply sharing information gathered from a number of other published sources. ___________________ Some cancer patients have refused chemotherapy and radiation. Instead, they’ve […]

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A Failing Chemotherapy Paradigm Looks To Flaxseed For Help

By Sayer Ji Contributing writer for Wake Up World When conventional cancer medicine fails to produce positive outcomes, a humble little seed comes to the rescue.  A new study published in the International Journal of Oncology illustrates an important shift occurring in medical research today, namely, a growing recognition that conventional treatments like chemotherapy, taken alone, are failing to […]

Survivors Who Fight Cancer Naturally, Without Chemotherapy

Survivors Who Fight Cancer Naturally, Without Chemotherapy

Surviving Terminal Cancer Patients from around the world report success with natural ways to fight cancer. They’ve posted their stories on the Internet. This article is not intended as medical advice. I am simply sharing information gathered from a number of other published sources. ___________________ Some cancer patients have refused chemotherapy and radiation. Instead, they’ve […]