- Unconventional therapies for cancer: 6. 714-X. Kaegi, Elizabeth // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;06/16/98, Vol. 158 Issue 12, p1621
Part VI. Discusses the drug 714-X and evidence for the safety and effectiveness of unconventional therapies commonly used by Canadian cancer patients. Details on safety and side effects of the drug; The issue of laboratory and clinical effectiveness; Conclusions.
- Diet, cancer, and common sense. Mendoza, T. // Current Health 2;Nov89, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p18
Provides dietary guidelines that may help reduce your risk of cancer. Continuing research; Where to get more information. INSET: The National Cancer Institute recommends....
- Deep freeze developments. // Current Health 2;Feb1990, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p17
Discusses a new cancer treatment procedure called cryosurgery, a technique that uses a needle-like probe to freeze and destroy tissue such as malignant tumors.
- New weapons. // Current Health 2;May94, Vol. 20 Issue 9, p11
Presents developments in the treatment of cancer disease. Control of cell growth by manipulating the p53 gene; Development of vaccines that strengthen the immune system; development of new drugs such as taxol which is found in the bark of Pacific yew trees; Monoclonal antibodies.
- Good nutrition pays off. // Current Health 1;Jan1990, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p9
Discusses what foods can help lower the risk of getting cancer and the ways those foods are beneficial to you. Provides recipes for some nutritious foods like muffins, popcorn balls and baked apples. INSET: Microwave safety first..
- Unconventional cures. Howe, Maggy // Country Living;May97, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p104
Provides information on the use of alternative therapies to cure and prevent cancer. Several choices in healing; Power of spirituality; Explanation of Dr. Larry Dossey regarding spirituality; Religious topics discussed at the Santa Fe Institute for Medicine and Prayer; Nutrition and lifestyle;...
- Experimental gene therapy for cancer. // FDA Consumer;Mar1991, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p4
Reports that researchers at the National Institute of Health can now use human gene therapy to treat advanced melanoma, a lethal skin cancer for which there is no effective treatment. The Food and Drug Administration last November said it would allow the use of experimental therapy to treat up...
- Hope or hoax? Gelbart, L. // FDA Consumer;Mar1992, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p10
Looks at unproven cancer treatments and the lack of scientific proof that they work. Report published by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) on unconventional treatments; Experimental therapies within mainstream medicine; The issue of `freedom of choice'; Accountability of scientific...
- Freedom of choice threatened. // HealthFacts;Mar92, Vol. 17 Issue 154, p1
Comments on an Action Alert issued by People Against Cancer concerning the Burzynski Research Institute, which is threatened by a shutdown. Burzynksi's nontoxic chemotherapy treatment; Announcement by the National Cancer Institute that Dr. Burzynski's treatment for people with brain tumors...
- Bright light in the cancer fight. Stover, Dawn; Cox, Vic // Popular Science;Jun93, Vol. 242 Issue 6, p31
States that a new light is dawning in the war against cancer. Called photodynamic therapy (PDT), the experimental treatment uses light to trigger reactions in photosensitive drugs that accumulate in tumors. Use of PDT; How drug called Photofrin is activated; Testing.