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Hot Chemo Bath = 2 New Success Stories Reported

Hot Chemo Bathing is back in the news.  I first learned of it back in August. (Click HERE to read “WTF is a Chemo Bath?”)  Now CBS News is reporting more success stories using this controversial approach to cancer treatment.   Here’s the dealio (as my daughter always says)… Success...

Helping to Identify the “Right” Cancer Treatment

If you’ve been reading CancerHAWK for a while, you know that I absolutely LOVE Champions Oncology.  I am forever indebted to them… they gave us more time with Alan.  When it comes to cancer, sometimes realism and optimism are oxymorons…. but for us, this was the definition of “hope”.  Watch...

WTF is SNaPshot?

SNaPshot is a new genetic test that looks for mutations in key genes of patients with cancer so they can be given the most effective drugs possible.  Just as each person has their own unique DNA, each person’s tumor (or cancer) has it’s own unique genetic composition.  This test will...


A New Strategy on the War on Cancer

Meet David Agus, an accomplished conventional doctor.  In this presentation at a TED conference last year, Dr. Agus spoke of a new strategy on the war on cancer using a cross-disciplinary approach with atypical drugs, computer modeling & protein analysis to treat and analyze the whole body.  It’s fascinating!

Potential Treatment for Metastatic Colon Cancer

Researchers at the University of Illinois may have found a promising new weapon to treat metastatic colon cancer, particularly in patients who have developed resistance to chemotherapy by combining Lunasin with Oxaliplatin.   Here’s the dealio (as my daughter always says)… Lunasin is a soy peptide that exhibits health promoting...


Is My Cancer Different from Yours?

  If you’ve been reading CancerHAWK for a while, you know that I’m a HUGE proponent of molecular & biomarker testing and taking a personalized approach to treating cancer.  It wasn’t until we were on the wrong path with Alan’s chemo treatments that we even really understood that two people...


New Protocol for Some Breast Cancer Patients

BIG NEWS in the world of breast cancer…. According to researchers at MD Anderson Cancer Center, chemotherapy is as effective BEFORE breast cancer surgery as after.  In fact, when chemotherapy is given BEFORE surgery, the breast cancer tumors will hopefully have shrunken, thus making them more likely to be treatable with breast-conserving therapy or lumpectomy (removing...


For Anyone Touched by Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia

This is an AMAZING resource for anyone touched by Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia or CML.   Here’s the dealio (as my daughter always says)… Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML) is referred to by a variety of names, such as chronic granulocytic, chronic myelocytic, or chronic myeloid leukemia. CML results from a change (mutation) to the DNA of a...




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