Pass It On: Links About Cancer 06/01/2016

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

The team compared cancer cases and cancer deaths between the low- and high-risk groups and found that for individual cancers, the healthy behaviors could have a large effect on some cancers: The vast majority of cases of lung cancer were attributable to lifestyle, as well as more than a fifth of cases of colon cancer, pancreatic cancer and kidney cancer. Read More

Before walking out the door in 2008, he attended the Healthy Kitchens, Healthy Lives conference in California’s Napa Valley, a collaboration between the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Culinary Institute of America. The conference teaches health professionals about the basics of nutrition and exercise, focusing not only on what to eat but also on how to cook it, topics most medical curricula never touch. Read More

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Doctors should prescribe gardening far more often for patients with cancer, dementia and mental health problems, the NHS has been urged in a new report. Read More

Do you know that your extra virgin olive oil is probably fake, thanks to the Mob? Did you know that the Mafia is making a small fortune selling fake olive oil or that olive oil is a $1.5 billion dollar industry in the United States alone? Read More

Ginger Tea Has So Many Uses

 

This chart by Philip H. Howard of Michigan State University shows how the organic food processing industries have been consolidating. Read More

Scientific Ways To Fight Cancer

Another Clinical Trial For Net Cancer PatientsTo determine the relative activity of capecitabine and temozolomide (CAPTEM)/ 177Lu-Octreotate peptide receptor radionuclide therapy (PRRT) in biopsy-proven, low to intermediate grade, unresectable, metastatic 68Ga-octreotate PET-avid pancreatic and midgut Neuroendocrine Tumours (NETs). To inform future comparative phase III randomised controlled trials (RCTs) to determine the optimal therapies in pancreatic and midgut NETs. Read More

Another Clinical Trial For Net Patients – 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 from clinicaltrials.gov will enroll patients with carcinoid cancer for both treatment with the radionuclide, Lutetium-177 and imaging with the radionuclide Gallium-68. Wolfgang Weber, MD, PhD and Diane Reidy-Lagunes, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC), are the lead researchers on this trial. Read More

Now, several large U.S. and European academic medical centers are hoping to change that by pooling data on patients’ tumor genomes and their clinical outcomes. The project, announced today by the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) at a meeting in Boston, has a mouthful of an acronym: GENIE, which stands for Genomics, Evidence, Neoplasia, Information, Exchange. It is spearheaded by Sawyers, who helped develop the leukemia drug Gleevec, one of the most successful gene-targeted therapies. Read More

Polio Virus Kills Tumor – Read More

Human Trials Begin On Net Cancer Eating Virus in Sweden – Advince is an oncolytic virus that is finally seeing the light of day. The potential treatment is a virus which could target and destroy the cancer cells and at the same time amplify the body’s anti-cancer cell immune response. Read More

Ga-68 DOTATATE PET/CT scans are superior to In-111 pentetreotide scans, the current imaging standard in the United States for detecting neuroendocrine tumors (NETS), and could significantly impact treatment management, a new study suggests. Read More

Other Stuff

The Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) spends over A$9 billion a year subsidising a wide range of drugs to ensure affordability for all Australians. But when it comes to rare cancers – such as bone and soft tissue tumours called sarcomas – the scheme falls short. Read More

Four people with a family history of cancer, or who have cancer themselves, lodged a complaint this afternoon with the U.S. Department of Human Services (HHS). It alleges that Myriad Genetics, a prominent genetic testing company, broke a federal rule by withholding genomic data that is rightfully theirs. At least one plaintiff wants to share her information with an open-access research database, to which Myriad has declined to contribute. Read More

These are the 275 Members of Congress Who Voted to BAN GMO Labeling & Deny Your Right To Know What You’re Eating Read More

Rare Footage Shows George Bush’s 1987 Visit to Monsanto, Uttering Seven Infamous Words That Would Change EverythingRead More

The classification of neuroendocrine tumors (NET) can help guide diagnosis. In 2010, the World Health Organization (WHO) updated its classification of NET based on tumor site of origin, clinical syndrome, and differentiation.1,2 Read More

European Centers of Excellence Interactive Map – Read More

Interactive Map of American Carcinoid & Net Cancer Specialists – Read More

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