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Treating Benign Ear Tumors in Cats by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted Tue 11 Dec 2012 6:00am If young cats can avoid injury or infectious disease (the chances of which are much greater if they are indoor-only), they usually only see the veterinarian for preventive care. One condition that bucks this trend is called the nasopharyngeal polyp.   Polyps are benign masses of tissue that can form in many places throughout the body. In t ... Read on »
Child's Brain Tumor Gone After Alternative Treatments by Robin P. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 4:37pm When 7-year-old Ella Hope Hauschildt's parents were told their daughter had a brain tumor they asked what could be done. They didn't accept the answer which was, "after radiation the little girl would be kept comfortable." They decided to go to Arizona for alternative therapy. This was a natural treatment using vitamins, minerals and amino acids. ... Read on »
Brain Cancer Treatment Kills Tumors by 'Cooking' with Laser– Cleveland Clinic by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 24 Feb 2009 10:44pm This a brand new technique and is not FDA approved yet, but they are hoping by the end of the year to have approval on this process. There is a video at the link that explains more.  From the pictures below it certainly looks at though it has done something for the patient who had a brain tumor that grew back.  The patient had to be kept unco ... Read on »
CyberKnife Robotic Device Used For Targeted Cancer Tumor Radiation Treatment by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 23 Mar 2011 11:59pm The CyberKnife robot is able to move around and hit specific targets to kill the tumors.  The doctor states that it doesn’t work for all types of cancer, but it destroys the DNA of the cells.  If the target is defined and localized it’s a great tool but cancer is not always localized.  It can be used with other treatments such as chemotherapy. ... Read on »
Implant During Biopsy Can Monitor Growth of Tumor – Help with Surveillance and Treatment by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 14 May 2009 11:15pm The implant sensor is very small as you can see here and made of the same type of material used for orthopedic implants.  The information can be read and seen with an MRI.  Chemotherapy agents can be monitored through the device, in other word move to another medication if one is not working.  In addition, the sensors can also be modified to repo ... Read on »
Genetically Engineered Herpes Virus Used as Treatment to Fight Cancer Tumors–Trial by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 02 Aug 2010 8:42am This is the virus that nobody wants, that is unless you are looking at an experimental way to treat cancer tumors.  The virus is created in a lab and clinical trials in the UK are showing success, although this is a small group of 17 patients.  The small trial group is addressing specific cancer types of the head and neck and is slated to ... Read on »
FDA Approve New Treatment for Brain Tumors from NovoCure by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 15 Apr 2011 6:50pm Back in October of 2009 both Pfizer and J and J had invested in NovoCure.  The electrodes tackle the cancer cells only and healthy cells are left alone.  Compared to chemotherapy it offers a better quality of life with brain tumors but you need to be connected almost all the time and carry around the 7 pound battery pack.  The system is comple ... Read on »
3D imaging and vitual reality technology is the next wave in brain tumor diagnosis and treatment by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 7:14pm A friend emailed me a link to the Iowa State Virtual Reality Applications Center, where they are doing interesting things with 3D rendering that will have implications for brain tumor operations. Here's what one researcher there, Eliot Winer (pictured), is up to: "Dr. Winer's research team is currently working on a project that will allow physi ... Read on »
Treatments for Brain Tumors by Disease Fighter Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 4:41pm Here is a list of treatments and procedures that are commonly used to treat Brain Tumors: Craniotomy Neurosurgery Radiation Therapy Radiosurgery Stereotactic Radiosurgery These are just some of the treatments and procedures that are used to treat Brain Tumors. You can connect with experts and other people who have Brain Tumors ... Read on »
Study Finds Treatment With New Drug Might Make Tumor Cells More Sensitive To Therapy by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 10:10am Study shows treatment with a newly discovered drug could be useful in sensitizing tumor cells to therapeutic irradiation and potentially some chemotherapies Scientists at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital have shown that it might be possible to make tumor cells more sensitive to irradiation and some types of chemotherapy by treating them w ... Read on »