Pass It On: Links About Cancer 3/1/2016

This post is part of a section on my blog called “Pass It On”. It’s a collection of links that I am passing on to you for your reference. I’ll post into this section about once a month. If you find something interesting then…pass it on!

Organic And Natural Ways To Fight Cancer

Pepsi corporation admitted that its Aquafina bottled water is not purified water or spring water, but simply plain old tap water. The company will now be forced to change the labeling of the brand to reflect that it is just tap water. Read More

Here are some simple guidelines for freezing a variety of vegetables commonly grown in home gardens.Read More 

Grow Your Own GingerRead More

How To Get More Nutrition From Veggie DietsRead More

High amounts of dietary sugar increased the risk that mice would develop breast cancer, and that it would spread to their lungs, MD Anderson researchers found in a recent study published in the journal Cancer Research. Read More

242,000 cases (6.5 million boxes) of Kraft macaroni & cheese are being pulled off the shelves because they may contain metal contamination.  The boxes in question have “Best When Used By” dates of September 18, 2015 through October 11, 2015 and were sold in the United States, Puerto Rico, and some Caribbean and South American countries Read More

Most spices provide some health benefits. But one spice that shines for its medicinal benefits is turmeric. You may have seen turmeric in the news as a potential treatment for diseases as diverse as arthritis, cancer, diabetes, heart disease, psoriasis, and Alzheimer’s. – Read More

It is thought that China has been producing this fake “Wuchang rice” for at least four years, recreating the popular product using potatoes, sweet potatoes and some poisonous plastic for good measure. It looks just the same as the real deal in terms of shape and size; however, the plastic remains hard after cooking and is seriously bad for your health. Read More

Giant Corporations Want You To Eat In The Dark And Blindfolded – And newly revealed documents show just how far the food industry is willing to go in order to ensure they don’t have to slap GMO labels on their products. Corporations including PepsiCo, General Mills, Nestle, and Coca-Cola funneled $11 million to a food industry group called the Grocery Manufacturers Association to successfully defeat a 2013 food labeling initiative in the state of Washington, – Read More

This report exposes the dirty tactics that Big Food and agrochemical companies have implemented to combat the organic food movement. They are spending hundreds of millions of dollars on stealth public relations (PR) campaigns, using deceptive front groups to push coordinated messages that attack organic food, and activists like me, while defending the continued use of synthetic pesticides, antibiotics, GMOs, and chemical food additives… Read More

The surge of adrenaline during a high-intensity workout may help certain immune cells slow cancer growth, an animal study published Tuesday in Cell Press suggests. Read More

Research Is Your Friend – Seventy cancer patients at Sydney’s St Vincent’s Hospital have been given incorrect doses of a chemotherapy drug for up to three years, an ABC 7.30 investigation has revealed.  Read More

They found what they were looking for: evidence that Castle Cheese Inc. was doctoring its 100 percent real parmesan with cut-rate substitutes and such fillers as wood pulp and distributing it to some of the country’s biggest grocery chains. Read More

Help Boost Immunity With Food

 

Scientific Ways To Fight Cancer

Carcinoid Conference on VimeoRead More

Aggressively Fighting Net and Carcinoid CancerRead More

Human Trials For Cancer Eating Virus Given “Green Light” – Immunicum AB (publ) today announced that the University Hospital in Uppsala has received clearance to initiate a clinical study in patients with neuroendocrine tumors with the Company’s genetically modified adenovirus vector. Read More

The beneficial roles of probiotics in lowering the gastrointestinal inflammation and preventing colorectal cancer have been frequently demonstrated, but their immunomodulatory effects and mechanism in suppressing the growth of extraintestinal tumors remain unexplored. Here, we adopted a mouse model and metagenome sequencing to investigate the efficacy of probiotic feeding… Read More

T-cell therapy, a form of immunotherapy that uses a patient’s own immune cells to attack their cancer, has been making waves recently. The “living” therapy involves engineering the patient’s T cells in the laboratory to carry new proteins that guide the immune cells directly to tumor cells, allowing the engineered T cells to attack and kill the cancer. – Read More

Radical Remission Online Course

 

During your chemotherapy treatment, your body may not be able to fight off infections like it used to. When your white blood cell counts are low, you must take infection symptoms seriously.  Read More

CimaVax, which is both a treatment and vaccine for lung cancer, has been researched in Cuba for 25 years and free to the Cuban public since 2011.  Read More

Unprecedented Funding for CancerThe funding came from Cancer Research Wales as the charity marked its 50th anniversary. – Read More

PRRT Introduction On YouTube

 

A phase I study of a new cancer vaccine (KRM-10), consisting of a mixture of 10 different short peptides, was conducted for patients with advanced gastrointestinal cancers. Primary or secondary endpoints included the dose-limiting toxicity (DLT), or safety and immune responses, respectively. Peptide-specific cytotoxic T lymphocytes (CTL) and immunoglobulin G (IgG), together with soluble inflammatory factors, were measured before and after vaccination. – Read More

Novartis today announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Afinitor® (everolimus) tablets for the treatment of adult patients with progressive, well-differentiated, nonfunctional neuroendocrine tumors (NET) of gastrointestinal (GI) or lung origin that are unresectable, locally advanced or metastatic. Read More

Advanced Accelerator Applications S.A., an international specialist in molecular nuclear medicine, today announced both updated data from the pivotal Phase 3 NETTER-1 study investigating the treatment of Lutathera (177-Lu-Dotatate) in patients with inoperable, progressive, somatostatin receptor positive midgut neuroendocrine tumors (midgut NETs) as well as Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) date update for Somakit-TATE New Drug Application (NDA). Read More

Doctor Liu Explains PRRT – Video and another video NOT by Dr. Liu

Moon Shot Update…Earth is Fine. Scientists Want You To “Live” With Your Cancer – Some experts believe high-dose chemotherapy may actually worsen cancer by exerting a natural selection pressure that helps drug-resistant tumor cells to become more abundant which means if cancer returns it will be fatal. Read More

In their laboratory experiments, the team used Oscillating Pulsed Electric Fields (OPEF) to induce sympathetic resonant vibrations which in a short amount of time shattered targeted cells from pancreatic cancer, leukemia, ovarian cancer, and the dangerous antibiotic-resistant bacterium MSRA.  Read More

We are pleased to announce that a clinical trial, funded in part by the Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation, has received the necessary regulatory approvals and is open to begin accruing patients. In particular, the clinical trial, Theranostics of Radiolabeled Somatostatin Antagonists 68Ga-DOTA-JR11 and 177Lu-DOTA-JR11 in Patients with Neuroendocrine Tumors Read More

Other Stuff

Cancer Awareness DatesRead More

Crazy Things Cancer Patients Hear – People say all kinds of “crazy” things to cancer patients. One I hear so often is “you’re so strong”. But cancer patients I’ve worked with really don’t want to hear that. – Read More

I am no fragile flower. I am a woman who fends for herself. When cancer made me want to prove to friends and family that I was invincible as ever, the telltale scarf turned me into a kindness magnet that even attracted strangers. I learned that, strangely enough, random acts of kindness from strangers could also make the cancer experience more bearable.Read More

Money Directly Proportional To Longevity – A study finds widening gaps in longevity between people at the far ends of the economic ladder. That means high earners are reaping more and more of the benefits of Social Security. Read More

Facing hundreds of millions of dollars in lawsuits, the giant biotechnology company Monsanto last year received a legislative gift from the House of Representatives, a one-paragraph addition to a sweeping chemical safety bill that could help shield it from legal liability for a toxic chemical only it made. – Read More

An app just for Carcinoid and Net PatientsRead More

Sadly, it looks like science is all about politics at the FDA – “This review confirms that what occurs inside USDA does not resemble what anyone else would consider ‘scientific integrity,’” stated Jeff Ruch, Executive Director of PEER which is suing USDA for its refusal to even consider a rule making petition seeking to strengthen the agency’s Scientific Integrity Policy. “Inside USDA, politics determines what scientific work will see the light of day.” –  Read More

Cure Magazine Focuses on Net & Carcinoid Cancer – Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are rare, difficult to diagnose and can be found nearly anywhere in the body. More than 100,000 people in the U.S. are living with NETs, though that number is increasing by 5 percent every year. The disease typically occurs in the gastrointestinal tract, pancreas, rectum, lungs and appendix. – Read More

Telemedicine Startup On Long Island – The system immediately connects a user to an on-call emergency physician via video chat, allowing the doctor to assess a patient’s condition and talk on-site personnel through basic medical procedures as necessary. Read More

…It was revealed that the global GMO promoters Cornell Alliance for Science, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, are giving Hillary Clinton as an example of one of the ‘powerful people‘ who supports GMOs and the Biotech industry worldwide. Read More

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