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Stress Fuels Cancer

Stress Fuels Cancer | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
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Stress fuels cancer by triggering a 'master switch' gene which allows the disease to spread, according to new research.
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Researchers at Ohio State University have found that our own bodies help turn cancer against us by turning on a 'master switch' gene known as ATF3 which is expressed in response to stressful conditions in all types of cells.

Cancer cells somehow coax immune-system cells recruited to the site of a tumor to express ATF3 which promotes the immune cells to act erratically and give cancer an escape route to other areas of the body.

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More evidence that identifying stress triggers and reducing stress are an incredibly important part of wellbeing.  For more information on how coaching using iPEC's (The Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching) Energy Leadership(TM) Model can put you in the driver's seat of reducing your own stress, check out wellbeyondordinary.com and search "stress".  This is work I've been doing with cancer survivorship, caregivers and healthcare professionals for several years now.  Check out testimonials for insights into how cancer survivorship and caregiver (both personal and professional caregivers) can help.

Tambre Leighn's curator insight, September 7, 2013 3:30 PM

One of the key components we address when working with clients using the coaching paradigm created by iPEC (Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching) founder, Bruce D. Schneider, is to help them understand the impact stress is having, what triggers it and how to reduce it.  

 

The Energy Leadership Index (tm) Assessment is a simple online assessment tool that shows an individual's stress reaction in a quantifiable, measurable way.  Stress impacts our health, wellbeing, ability to perform, our success and our ability to create new behaviors when we want to make lifestyle behavior changes.  Stress reduction needs to become a top priority to help support prevention, wellbeing and the opportunity for people to live happier, more fulfilling lives.

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Poor Oral Health and Throat Cancer

Poor Oral Health and Throat Cancer | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
Researchers from the University of Texas in Houston have found that bad oral health creates a 56% higher risk of developing oral HPV infections, a main cause of throat cancer.
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Research has shown that people with bad oral health have a 56% higher risk of developing oral human papillomavirus (HPV) infection compared with those who have good oral health. HPV infection is a main cause of throat cancer.

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Link Between Abortion and Breast Cancer

Link Between Abortion and Breast Cancer | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
Is there a link between induced abortion and breast cancer? Any such link has been hotly denied by official bodies but a new study has added further fuel to
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Professor Joel Brind, a professor at Baruch College, City University of New York explains why abortion might increase the risk of breast cancer…. “First, it is universally accepted that having a child decreases a woman’s risk of breast cancer, because the maturation of the cells in the breast into milk-producing cells renders them less susceptible to becoming cancerous. Second, pregnancy hugely increases the number of breast cells vulnerable to cancer. A live birth provides enough time for these “progenitor cells” to differentiate into more mature, more cancer-resistant cells. Therefore, abortion leaves a woman’s breasts with more places for cancer to start than were there before the pregnancy began.”

Many official bodies continue to deny categorically any link between abortion and breast cancer. However 53 (73%) of the 73 worldwide studies since 1957 show an association of induced abortion and subsequent development of breast cancer.

Women should be aware that a link between abortion and breast cancer is biologically plausible but the evidence is still hotly disputed by researchers, obstetricians and gynaecologists.

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UK Regional Cancer Divide

UK Regional Cancer Divide | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
The wide variation in the odds of getting and surviving cancer across the UK has been highlighted by a cancer charity.
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Different regional areas of the UK have different cancer survival rates. A significant factor in the regional variation is differences in lifestyle.

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Drinking Water as a Source of Cancer

Drinking Water as a Source of Cancer | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
According to a study, switching from hydrofluorosilicic acid to pharmaceutical-grade fluoride would reduce the amount of inorganic arsenic in drinking water.
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Articles about the safety of our water supply are being seen often. This particular one is about arsenic in the water supply. Arsenic is poisonous to multicellular life, and arsenic contamination of groundwater is a problem that affects millions of people across the world.

We like to think in our developed world that our water supply is clean, safe and healthy. Many substances are added to the water to help to maintain that state, one of which is fluoride. The source of fluoride in most public water supplies is fluorosilicic acid. This is in keeping with WHO guidelines, which according to my investigation are complied with in at least the US, Australia, New Zealand and Hong Kong, and likely most other developed countries.

Fluorosilicic acid is actually an industrial waste product (particularly from the fertilizer industry) and has many contaminants in the form of lead, arsenic, and cadmium. These contaminants are known to contribute to cancer. Fluoride and fluorosilicic acid are very different substances.

Recent research has linked the arsenic from fluorosilicic acid in drinking water to as many as 1,800 extra cases of cancer yearly in the US.

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Mixed-Up Medical Charts Lead to Needless Mastectomy for Cancer Patient

Mixed-Up Medical Charts Lead to Needless Mastectomy for Cancer Patient | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
Capital District Health Authority says the mistakes affected four cancer patients
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In any system managed and operated by humans, mistakes and errors are bound to happen. Second opinions are always worthy of consideration.

 

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Autism Has Connection to Cancer Gene

Autism Has Connection to Cancer Gene | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
A gene known as PTEN can cause a number of cancers, and some 10% of kids with mutations in the gene have autism.
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The gene PTEN can cause a number of different cancers, including breast, thyroid, and colon; and it turns out that some 10% of kids with mutations in the gene have autism.

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Mich. Doctor Accused of Mistreating Cancer Patients

Mich. Doctor Accused of Mistreating Cancer Patients | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
A Michigan doctor is accused of committing health care fraud after he allegedly mistreated cancer patients and bilked the government of millions in false Medicare claims, a complaint said.
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Common sense should also prevail when seeking treatment. Second opinions can also be beneficial. At the end of the day, doctors are simply people.

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Cannabis (Marijuana) - Why Isn't It Studied As A Viable Approach for Cancer Therapy?

Cannabis (Marijuana) - Why Isn't It Studied As A Viable Approach for Cancer Therapy? | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
Over the last year, Dr. Sanjay Gupta has been working on a new documentary called "Weed." The title "Weed" may sound cavalier, but the content is not.
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This article by CNN medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta is of particular relevance in finding therapies that may already exist in nature for many conditions, including cancer. Dr. Gupta, like many other people, initially believed that the Drug Enforcement Agency listed marijuana as a ‘Schedule 1 Substance’ because of sound scientific proof.

Schedule I drugs, substances, or chemicals are defined by the DEA as “drugs with no currently accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse. Schedule 1 drugs are the most dangerous drugs of all the drug schedules with potentially severe psychological or physical dependence.”

Logically one would expect that cannabis, due to sound reasoning, is in this category of the most dangerous drugs that have "no accepted medicinal use and a high potential for abuse."

This categorization occurred on August 14, 1970, when the Assistant Secretary of Health, Dr. Roger O. Egeberg wrote a letter recommending the plant, marijuana, be classified as a schedule 1 substance, and it has remained that way since that time.

According to Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Dr. Roger O. Egeberg’s justification was that “since there is still a considerable void in our knowledge of the plant and effects of the active drug contained in it, our recommendation is that marijuana be retained within schedule 1 at least until the completion of certain studies now underway to resolve the issue.”

So it is clear from that justification, that cannabis was categorized as Schedule 1 not because of scientific evidence of its dangers or ineffectiveness. Instead it was categorized because of lack of scientific evidence of either. It seems the studies that Egeberg alludes to were never actually completed.

According to Dr. Sanjay Gupta it is clear that cannabis is not regarded as addictive, and that there were in fact hundreds of journal articles, mostly documenting the benefits of cannabis written between the years 1840 and 1930. Up until 1943, it was part of the United States drug pharmacopeia. His recent search of the U.S. National Library of Medicine reveals that most (94%) of the 20,000 more recent articles on cannabis were designed to investigate its harm rather than its benefit. This indicates a definite research bias on a substance that was known to have healing effects on many conditions.

In a recent poll, 76% of the 1,446 physician responding said they would approve the use of marijuana to help ease a woman's pain from breast cancer. There have been studies in Spain showing the anti-cancer effects of marijuana, and there have been many people (such as Dennis Hill, biochemist) proclaim that it has cured their own case of stage 4 cancer.

Bear in mind that cannabis is a product from nature and cannot be patented. So it is quite possible that we have been terribly and systematically misled for nearly 70 years about cannabis. If it was found to be beneficial and have therapeutic effects equal or greater than patented expensive pharmaceutical drugs, there would be opposition to it from at least one major sector of the business community.

The bottom line is that science should be ‘encouraged’ to investigate the benefits of cannabis, rather than focus only on its possible harm. I am sure most people would like to know about a possible inexpensive beneficial therapy available from nature rather than it being kept intentionally from us.

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Long-Term Use of Some High Blood Pressure Drugs Associated With Increased Risk of Breast Cancer

Long-Term Use of Some High Blood Pressure Drugs Associated With Increased Risk of Breast Cancer | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
Older women who take certain types of medication to combat high blood pressure may be putting themselves at greater risk for developing breast cancer, according to a new study.
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Antihypertensive drugs are the most frequently prescribed type of medications in the United States. Despite widespread and often long-term use of these drugs, studies and evidence linking antihypertensives to breast cancer have been inconsistent.

A new study by a team of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center scientists led by Christopher Li, M.D., Ph.D. reports that older women who take certain antihypertensives may be at greater risk for developing breast cancer.

The study's key finding was that women currently taking calcium-channel blockers who have used them for 10 years or longer had an approximately two and a half times higher risk of both invasive ductal and invasive lobular cancers compared to those who never used such calcium-channel blockers and compared to users of other forms of antihypertensives.

 

The study found that use of other classes of antihypertensive drugs, including diuretics, beta blockers and angiotensin-receptor blockers, were not associated with an increased risk of breast cancer, even when used long term.

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Possible New Protein to Treat Cancer

Possible New Protein to Treat Cancer | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
In cancer research, discovering a new protein that plays a role in cancer is like finding a key and a treasure map: follow the clues and eventually there could
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The protein, called ceramide-1 phosphate transport protein (CPTP), transports ceramide-1-phosphate, a lipid that helps regulate cell growth, survival, migration and inflammation. It increases the production of pro-inflammatory eicosanoids — powerful signaling molecules that contribute to chronic inflammation in diseases such as cancer, asthma, atherosclerosis and thrombosis.

The co-lead author of the study, Charles Chalfant, Ph.D., says “we may have identified the newest target for treating cancer …. because of the important role this protein plays in a number of cellular functions, it could also have large implications for a variety of diseases like cancer that are caused by inflammation.”

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Cancer: Forbidden Cures | Natural Cancer Treatment

Cancer: Forbidden Cures | Natural Cancer Treatment | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
"Cancer: Forbidden Cures" exposes the corruption of the cancer industry and the extreme measures used to prohibit physicians to treat the disease naturally.
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Here are the key points as stated in Dr. Mercola’s article. Please watch the videos in his article as well to get a complete picture and learn more about the ketogenic diet with hyperbaric oxygen therapy.

Nearly two million Americans are diagnosed with cancer every year—one person out of three will be hit with a cancer diagnosis at some time in their lives, in spite of the massive technological advances over the past half-century.

Western medicine is no closer to finding a “cancer cure,” while cancer has grown into a worldwide epidemic of staggering proportions.
- In the early 1900s, one in 20 people developed cancer
- In the 1940s, one in 16 people developed cancer
- In the 1970s, it was one in 10
- Today, it’s one in three!

The cancer industry is spending virtually nothing of its multi-billion dollar resources on effective prevention strategies, such as dietary guidelines, exercise and obesity education. Instead, it pours its money into treating cancer, not preventing or curing it.

The typical cancer patient spends $50,000 fighting the disease. Chemotherapy drugs are among the most expensive of all treatments, many ranging from $3,000 to $7,000 for a one-month supply.

If the cancer industry allows a cure, then their patient base goes away. It makes more sense to keep a steady stream of cancer patients alive, but sick and coming back for more.

Over the last hundred years, a number of natural cancer treatments have been developed and used successfully to treat patients in the US and other countries. All have been vehemently discounted, silenced, and pushed under the rug by the medical monopoly, with physicians and researchers attacked, smeared, sent to prison, and professionally ruined for daring to defy the medical establishment.
To this day, with respect to credibility in medicine, “quack” is synonymous with “competition.”

In order to protect the medical monopoly, any viable natural treatment is met with massive opposition by the pharmaceutical and medical industries. Drug companies have no interest in natural agents that they cannot patent, because they interfere with their revenue stream. They will go—and have gone—to extreme measures to prevent the truth about effective natural treatments (competitive threats) from reaching the public.

The FDA is now primarily funded by the drug companies and is complicit in this process. They restrict competition in the guise of protecting the public, when the reality is they are protecting the profits of the drug companies.

Dr. Mercola suggests the following cancer prevention strategies:
Food Preparation: Eat at least one-third of your food raw. Avoid frying or charbroiling
Carbohydrates and Sugar: Reduce or eliminate processed foods, sugar/fructose and grain-based foods from your diet.
Protein and Fat: Consider reducing your protein levels to one gram per kilogram of lean body weight. Replace excess protein with high-quality fats, such as organic eggs from pastured hens, high-quality meats, avocados, and coconut oil.
GMOs: Avoid genetically engineered foods as they are typically treated with herbicides such as Roundup (glyphosate), and likely to be carcinogenic.
Animal-Based Omega-3 fats: Normalize your ratio of omega-3 to omega-6 fats and reduce your intake of processed vegetable oils.
Natural Probiotics: Optimizing your gut flora will reduce inflammation and strengthen your immune response.
Exercise: Exercise lowers insulin levels, which creates a low sugar environment that discourages the growth and spread of cancer cells.
Vitamin D: There is scientific evidence you can decrease your risk of cancer by more than half simply by optimizing your vitamin D levels.
Sleep: Make sure you are getting enough restorative sleep.
Exposure to Toxins: Reduce your exposure to environmental toxins like pesticides, herbicides, household chemical cleaners, synthetic air fresheners and toxic cosmetics.
Exposure to Radiation: Limit your exposure and protect yourself from radiation produced by cell phones, towers, base stations, and Wi-Fi stations, as well as minimizing your exposure from radiation-based medical scans, including dental x-rays, CT scans, and mammograms.
Stress Management: Stress from all causes is a major contributor to disease.

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Skin Cancer Pictures Help People to Self-Check

Skin Cancer Pictures Help People to Self-Check | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
Seeing pictures of skin cancer motivates people to regularly check their own moles, according to a new research paper from the School of Public Health and Health Systems at the University of Waterloo.
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A paper, published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, found that visual images of skin cancer are most effective in prompting skin self-examinations.

The systematic review found that exposure to images of skin cancer motivated people to check their skin more frequently and accurately. The study found that providing text descriptions alone were not effective in aiding skin self-examination.

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Genomic Differences in Cervical Cancer

Genomic Differences in Cervical Cancer | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
A new study has revealed marked differences in the genomic terrain of the two most common types of cervical cancer, suggesting that patients might benefit from therapies geared to each type’s molecular idiosyncrasies.
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This discovery of high rates of PIK3CA mutations in cervical tumor samples suggests that many patients could benefit from drugs known as PI3-kinase inhibitors, which target the family of proteins associated with the gene, the authors say. Patients with the adenocarcinoma subtype of cervical cancer may benefit from targeted agents known as MEK inhibitors, which have shown some success in clinical trials.

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New Suncream May Reduce Skin Cancer

New Suncream May Reduce Skin Cancer | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
With a Bank Holiday weekend around the corner and the expected return of sunny weather, families around Britain are hoping not to put the suncream away just yet.
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Researchers have created an innovative ingredient which when applied in a suncream can act as a UVA filter and provide fuller protection against skin damage.

While many suncreams provide good protection against the sun's UVB rays, the chief cause of skin reddening and sunburn, they provide less protection against the more prevalent UVA rays.

 

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Tambre Leighn's curator insight, September 11, 2013 1:21 PM

Prevention is the best tool...money invested in creating products that deliver on prevention are a yes in my book!

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Gene Controlling Aging Linked to Cancer

Gene Controlling Aging Linked to Cancer | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
Scientists have revealed that a genetic variant involved in aging is linked to myeloma, one of the most common types of blood cancer. 
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Researchers at The Institute of Cancer Research in London have found several genetic variants identified as putting people at a greater risk for developing myeloma, a common type of blood cancer.

One of these variants was found in the TERC gene, which controls aging. In patients with this mutation, cancer cells were seemingly able to ignore the normal cell aging process, allowing them to continue to multiply.

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34 Medical Studies Proving Cannabis Cures Cancer

34 Medical Studies Proving Cannabis Cures Cancer | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
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In case you had heard about cannabis oil and its potential to cure cancer, and then thought ‘no it could not be’ – here is some evidence that may help to give you the truth.

The evidence comes in the form of 34 studies from credible scientific sources and journals. So you can make up your own mind.

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Natalie Palmer's curator insight, August 15, 2013 8:39 AM

Check out the evidence from 34 credible studies regarding cannabis and it's ability to cure cancer. Thoughts?

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Tumor-Targeting T Cells Engineered

Tumor-Targeting T Cells Engineered | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
Scientists genetically modify T cells derived from pluripotent stem cells to attack lymphatic tumors.
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Scientists have combined the ability to reprogram stem cells into T cells with a recently developed strategy for genetically modifying patients’ own T cells to seek and destroy tumors.

The result is the capacity to mass-produce in the laboratory an unlimited quantity of cancer-fighting cells that resemble natural T cells, a type of white blood cell that fights cancer and viruses. Once present the cells can move around and stop recurrences.

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Surprising Cancer Causes

Surprising Cancer Causes | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
Talcum powder, pets, air travel and oral sex have all been found to cause cancer.
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Research from Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston published in the journal Cancer Prevention Research showed regularly applying talcum powder particles after bathing or showering raised the risk of an ovarian tumor by 24%.

Scientists warned powder particles applied to the genital area can travel into a woman's body and trigger inflammation, which allows cancer cells to flourish.

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Tambre Leighn's curator insight, September 11, 2013 1:39 PM

24% increase in ovarian cancer with the use of talcum...lifestyle choices can make a difference.  Get educated, get mindful and choose health!

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Acupuncture for Lymphedema After Breast Cancer Treatment

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A study reported in "Acupuncture in Medicine" shows that acupuncture and topical herbs have the potential to clinically cure 44 percent and positively affect 52 percent of lymphedema cases when used together for 12 weeks. Acupuncture appears safe and may reduce lymphedema associated with breast cancer treatments.

Lymphedema is an abnormal buildup of lymph fluid that causes swelling and sometimes pain. It is a common complaint of male and female breast cancer patients following surgery. The likelihood of developing lymphedema increases with more extensive surgery, increased number of lymph nodes removed, and amount of radiation therapy to the axilla following surgery.

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Natalie Palmer's curator insight, August 15, 2013 8:48 AM

This is interesting and beneficial information since lymphedema can be a painful challenge for many.

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Research Could Lead to Targeted Treatment of Cancerous Cells

Research Could Lead to Targeted Treatment of Cancerous Cells | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
Researchers at Warwick Medical School have identified the key role played by a team of proteins in the process of mitosis. Working out how to control them may give scientists a way to destroy cance
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This study, published in The Journal of Cell Biology, highlights the role of a newly identified team of proteins, TACC3-ch-TOG-clathrin, in the process of cell replication. Failure to replicate correctly can lead to problems and cells becoming cancerous.

By developing methods to rapidly remove proteins, the researchers have been able to determine that removing TACC3 allows us to make the cells arrest and die.

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Post-Cancer Treatment Health Plan

Post-Cancer Treatment Health Plan | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
No hospital sends a stroke patient home without a detailed plan to help them regain as much of their normal functioning as possible. Yet cancer patients are routinely released with no guidance on...
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It is important to seek out rehabilitation services and approach after treatment for cancer. This may not be routinely offered. So it is essential for the patient and family to ask for guidance.

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Better Understanding of Cancer Cell Growth

Better Understanding of Cancer Cell Growth | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
Scientists have determined the structure of NatA, an enzyme complex that modifies one end of most human proteins and is made at elevated levels in numerous forms of cancer.
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A study, published in Nature Structural & Molecular Biology, led by researchers at The Wistar Institute has determined the structure and the means of action of a protein complex called NatA. "NatA appears essential for the growth of cells and their ability to divide, and we can see elevated production of this enzyme in many forms of cancer" according to the researchers.

NatA is a member of a family of N-terminal acetyltransferase (NAT) enzymes (or enzyme complexes) that modify proteins in order to control their behavior -- for example by turning proteins on, telling proteins where to move, and tagging proteins or the cell for destruction. NatA function is required for the proliferation of cancer cells.

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High Cost of Cancer Treatments Not Justified

High Cost of Cancer Treatments Not Justified | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
DRUG companies charging over $100,000 per patient per year for life saving cancer treatments are undermining the viability of the health system, doctors have warned.
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A report under preparation in Australia criticizes drug companies for the high prices of cancer drugs given the huge profits they are making. Medicines Australia chief Dr Brendan Shaw said it cost $1.5 billion and fifteen years to get a new medicine to market and “that takes a lot of commercial risk”.

The report points out that the initial phases of drug development were often undertaken at taxpayer funded universities and research institutions. Drug companies often only incurred the costs for undertaking Phase III trials, which is highly unlikely to be the often cited figure of $1 billion cost, the report says.

Drug companies typically charge over $100,000 per patient per year for life saving cancer treatments. Medical Oncology Group of Australia chair Professor Gary Richardson said “no health system can continue to pay over $100,000 a year for a drug”. It was “very hard to believe” drug companies needed to charge this amount when some of them were making profits of over $85 billion a year, he said.

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dianna corona's curator insight, March 19, 10:46 AM

This article is from a cancers specialists point of view stating since the drug companies are charging so much for cancer treatments they are scared that only the wealthy are going to be able to get the cancer treatments. Then the reporter gets into the article later and starts talking about all the different prices the drug companies are charging.

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Omega-3 Fatty Acids for Cancer Prevention and Treatment

Omega-3 Fatty Acids for Cancer Prevention and Treatment | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
Omega-3 fatty acids, contained in oily fish such as salmon and trout, selectively inhibit growth and induce cell death in early and late-stage oral and skin cancers, according to new research from scientists at Queen Mary, University of London.
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Tests from Queen Mary, University of London show that omega-3 fatty acids contained in oily fish such as salmon and trout induced cell death in malignant and pre-malignant cells at doses which did not affect normal cells, suggesting they have the potential to be used in both the treatment and prevention of certain skin and oral cancers.

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