Category Archives for non-conventional therapies

Got Androgen Deprivation Therapy? (ADT)-Get Nutritional Supplementation-

This review summarizes pre-clinical and clinical studies investigating the ability of dietary supplements to alleviate adverse effects arising from Androgen Deprivation Therapy. In particular, we focus

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Androgen Deprivation Therapy Slows Prostate Cancer but Causes Heart Disease

Heart Disease, Not Cancer, The Leading Cause Of Death Among Prostate Cancer (PCa) Survivors My understanding is that in order to become certified medical doctors, all physicians take the Hippocratic Oath

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Anti-Angiogenis for Disease-free Survival in Melanoma

Evidence suggests that β-blockers may have anti-tumorigenic properties, and previous studies demonstrated that propranolol in particular may inhibit angiogenesis and migration of cancer cells, leading

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Managing Brain Damage in Head/Neck Cancer

In a pilot study of the association, Razak and colleagues found that nine of 10 survivors of head/neck cancer had deficits in various aspects of neurocognitive function two years after treatment…” When my

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Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance (MGUS) Non-toxic Therapies

MGUS is an asymptomatic blood disorder estimated to affect more than 3% of Caucasians over the age of 50 and more than twice that number of African Americans over the age of 50. Many newly-diagnosed

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Acupuncture Relieves Dry Mouth from Radiation in Head/Neck Cancer

Patients who have received radiation for head/neck cancer often suffer from the unpleasant and distressing side-effect of a dry mouth, caused by damage to their salivary glands from the radiation  Xerostomia,

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Prostate Cancer? Avoid Overtreatment- Take These Steps Before Choosing Surgery or Radiation

…as many as 60% of men who have initial treatment for low-risk prostate cancer might not have required any therapy in their lifetimes. Most of these men will have at least one long-term adverse effect

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Grape Seed Extract Kills Squamous Cell Head and Neck Cancer

Grape Seed Extract selectively inhibited the growth and caused cell cycle arrest and apoptotic death in Head and Neck Cancer cells If you are diagnosed with cancer head and neck cancer, your first goal

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Reduce Liver Toxicity In Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)

“In children with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia and liver toxicity, Milk Thistle was associated with a trend toward significant reductions in liver toxicity.” While great strides against acute

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HPV-positive Oropharyngeal Cancer- AHCC

HPV-positive oropharyngeal cancer now dominates the head and neck oncology landscape, and its escalating incidence is impacting on diagnostic, preventive and therapeutic practices Human papillomavirus

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