Survey: Most Oncologists Discuss Medical Marijuana with Cancer Patients
Medical marijuana continues to be a hot topic among mesothelioma patients and a popular way to cope with disease symptoms and treatment side effects. As more states legalize marijuana for medicinal purposes, more cancer patients are asking their doctors about the natural therapy. A recent survey published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology shows as many as 80 percent of oncologists talk about medical marijuana with their patients. Of the 237 oncologists who responded to the survey, more than half (55 percent) practice in one of the 28 states where medical marijuana is legal. Questions on the survey covered recommendations...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - June 1, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Daniel King Source Type: news
Medical News Today: What is graviola and how is it used?
Graviola is hailed as a wonder herb, but does it live up to its hype? What are the health benefits? Here's what the research has to say. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news
Tanzania: Graviola Was to Save My Aunt From Cancer, It Didn't
[Citizen] My aunt Gemima* (not her real name) had just retired as a public servant in 2011 and started to enjoy her pension when my mother noticed that one of her breast was swollen. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 17, 2016 Category: African Health Source Type: news
Guanabana: the cancer killer big pharma doesn't want you to know about
(NaturalNews) Guanabana is known by a variety of names -- including soursop, cherimoya, custard apple, Brazilian paw paw and graviola. However you recognize this versatile tree, one aspect is clear: guanabana provides powerful relief from a a wide scope of disease. Tackling cancer... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 17, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Survivor Credits Good Life, God and Graviola Tea to Survival
Rich D. opened the door and gazed with amazement at his posh suite on the 26th floor of the luxurious Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas – private sauna, flat-screen TVs throughout, super-king bed, a picturesque view of both the faraway mountains and the famed strip below – and he just smiled. He dropped his bags and took the elevator down to the casino, where he kept turning up aces. "I may have mesothelioma, but mesothelioma doesn't have me," he said recently, recalling that day from earlier this year. "When I die, I want to look back and say 'Boy, what a ride I had.' I'll go out kicking, that's for ...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - May 23, 2014 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tim Povtak Tags: Stories from Survivors Source Type: news
Six stubborn myths about cancer
The internet is awash with misinformation about cancer, with potentially tragic consequences for patientsThere are few illnesses as terrifying in the public consciousness as cancer. With up to a third of us getting cancer at some stage in our lives, it is almost impossible to remain untouched by the disease. As an ominous reminder of our mortality, cancer scares us to the point that discussions about it are often avoided and the language we use is couched in euphemisms.The recent Channel 4 documentary "You're killing my son" told the story of Neon Roberts, a young boy whose treatment for a brain tumour was halted...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 30, 2013 Category: Science Authors: David Robert Grimes Tags: Comment theguardian.com Health Medical research & wellbeing Society Cancer Life and style Science Source Type: news
Groundbreaking new cancer study on graviola shows promise as a possible treatment
A new study on the herb graviola published in the October 2012 issue of Cancer Letter has cancer researchers buzzing. Graviola, the tropical fruit with the unusual nickname "sour sop," stops cancer tumor cells from growing in pancreatic cancer. Scientists prove the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 10, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news