Mother too poor for hospital treatment ravaged by breast cancer after treating with herbal teas

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. Christina Ombao, 39, was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer in 2016. What started as a small lump on her breast has turned into a huge tumour.
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Publication date: Available online 16 October 2019Source: Chemico-Biological InteractionsAuthor(s): Yasmeen M. Attia, Dina M. El-Kersh, Reham A. Ammar, Aliaa Adel, Aya Khalil, Hoda Walid, Kirullos Eskander, Mohamed Hamdy, Nada Reda, Nour Elhoda Mohsen, Ghada M. Al-Toukhy, Mohamed Tarek Mansour, Mohamed M. ElmazarAbstractTreatment of breast cancer by paclitaxel (PAX) often encounters therapeutic failure most likely caused by innate/acquired resistance. Cancer stem cells (CSCs) and multidrug resistance complex (MDR-1 or P-glycoprotein) overexpression are main mechanisms implicated in chemoresistance. Increased aldehyde dehro...
Source: Chemico Biological Interactions - Category: Biochemistry Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Patients' qualitative feedback highlighted the potential feasibility and adaptability of the program for this population. The results of this preliminary study show promising avenues for research in the field of cancer patients' adaptive coping enhancement as well as reduce anxiety and depression symptoms. This type of workshop can be considered as complementary to individual psychotherapies as they may tap into different mechanisms that help foster psychological flexibility as the group format enhances decentering processes. Further research avenues are proposed in order to assess the efficacy of such interven...
Source: L Encephale - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Encephale Source Type: research
Conclusions HIIT is feasible, safe, and seems to promote greater improvements in CRF compared with MICT and UC in women at high risk for breast cancer.
Source: Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise - Category: Sports Medicine Tags: CLINICAL SCIENCES Source Type: research
The objective of this study is to (a) propose a diagnostic method based on Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System (BI-RADS) and (b) increase its detectability of small lesions. We modified the framework of Faster R-CNN (Faster Region-based Convolutional Neural Network) by introducing multi-scale feature extraction and multi-resolution candidate bound extraction into the network. Then, it was trained using 852 images of BI-RADS C2, 739 images of C3, and 1662 images of malignancy (BI-RADS 4a/4b/4c/5/6). We compared our model with unmodified Faster R-CNN and YOLO v3 (You Only Look Once v3). The mean average precision (mAP) ...
Source: Ultrasonic Imaging - Category: Radiology Tags: Ultrason Imaging Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 16 October 2019Source: European Journal of RadiologyAuthor(s): Bas H.M. van der Velden, Tycho Bismeijer, Sander Canisius, Claudette E. Loo, Esther H. Lips, Jelle Wesseling, Max A. Viergever, Lodewyk F.A. Wessels, Kenneth G.A. GilhuijsAbstractPurposeTo retrospectively explore the relation between parenchymal enhancement of the healthy contralateral breast on dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and genomic tests for estrogen receptor (ER)-pathway activity in patients with ER-positive/HER2-negative cancer.MethodsA subset of 227 consecutively included patients with unil...
Source: European Journal of Radiology - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
Condition:   Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Intervention:   Drug: camrelizumab in combination with nab-paclitaxel and famitinib Sponsor:   Fudan University Not yet recruiting
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Phase 2 trial findings show rates of disease control and toxicity that are similar to historic standards, paving the way for randomized trials.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - Category: OBGYN Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news
Authors: Mkango SB, Shaban N, Mureithi E, Ngoma T Abstract A type of cancer which originates from the breast tissue is referred to as breast cancer. Globally, it is the most common cause of death in women. Treatments such as radiotherapy, chemotherapy, hormone therapy, immunotherapy, and gene therapy are the main strategies in the fight against breast cancer. The present study aims at investigating the effects of the combined radiotherapy and chemotherapy as a way to treat breast cancer, and different treatment approaches are incorporated into the model. Also, the model is fitted to data on patients with breast can...
Source: Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine - Category: Statistics Tags: Comput Math Methods Med Source Type: research
Background: Despite recommendations for preventive health services and routine HIV care for HIV-positive women, limited data are available regarding uptake of recommendations. Methods: We used data from the 2013–2014 data cycles of the Medical Monitoring Project. We calculated weighted estimates and used multivariable logistic regression with adjusted prevalence ratios and 95% confidence intervals to examine associations between preventive health screenings, routine HIV care [based on viral load (VL) and CD4 measures as proxies], and sociodemographic factors. Results: Of 2766 women, 47.7% were 50 years and ol...
Source: JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Epidemiology Source Type: research
In this study, the effects of dioscin on PMO were examined and the mechanisms were analyzed. The results indicated that the bone mineral density and ultimate load of PMO rats were increased after being treated with dioscin. H&E staining and immunohistochemical staining showed the bone trabeculae formation and bone differentiation of PMO rats were promoted by dioscin. Western blots revealed that dioscin could activate the PI3K/P38/AKT signaling pathway and inhibit the apoptosis signaling pathway in bone tissue cells of PMO rats. In addition, MTT assays showed that MC3T3-E1 cell viability could be improved by dioscin. These ...
Source: BioScience Trends - Category: Biomedical Science Tags: Biosci Trends Source Type: research
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