antineoplaston


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antineoplaston

a naturally occurring peptide, amino acid derivative, or carboxylic acid proposed to control neoplastic cell growth using the patient's own biochemical defense system, which works jointly with the immune system.

antineoplaston

Fringe oncology
Either of two substances isolated from urine which were said to have antineoplastic activity and inhibit the growth of osteosarcoma, myeloblastic leukaemia and other cancers; data on the claimed efficacy of antineoplaston was distributed by Stanislaw R Burzynski, MD, PhD.

Medical history
An obsolete, nonspecific term for any agent or substance with anticancer or antitumoural activity.

antineoplaston

A peptide derivative that was the occasion of a major legal action in 1997 when a Texas doctor was indicted for criminal contempt and fraud for allegedly violating federal court orders not to treat cancer patients with this drug. The case stirred up the perennial controversy between those who believe that all patients are entitled to seek alternatives to orthodox scientific medicine and those who believe that in serious conditions this can be dangerous.
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BRI) announced today the publication of two articles in the peer-reviewed literature that document long-term survival in patients with a high-grade glioma (HGG) following Antineoplaston therapy (ANP).
Amelia, who has a sister, Charlotte, one, spent weeks in Texas having a formula called antineoplaston pumped into her blood with the aim of shrinking the tumour.
6, 2012, the FDA responded with a conclusory denial, reciting that it was aware of no data supporting "the use of antineoplaston therapy as a potentially safe and effective treatment for multiple myeloma.
The immune system primarily addressed infectious processes, while the antineoplaston system had evolved primarily to deal with cancer.
brochures about antineoplaston treatment distributed by a physician to
On May 27, 2009, The Burzynski Research Institute announced the results of a randomized Phase II clinical study of antineoplaston therapy in metastatic colon cancer following curative resection (surgical removal) of hepatic (liver) metastases.
The child's dad Steve said: "Dr Burzynski has cured many recurrent brain tumours with his technique - known as Antineoplaston Therapy - which targets cancer cells without destroying normal cells.
The brave schoolgirl from Romford, Essex, who has already defied doctors by beating the disease twice, will undergo initial antineoplaston therapy - but more treatment could be needed.
Most of the patients I interviewed said their insurance companies didn't pay for antineoplaston treatments anyway.
Hematology/Medical Oncology: Hem-Onc Authorization Guideline Notes; Adjuvant Chemotherapy; Adoptive immunotherapy (AIT); Anti-emetic therapy; Antineoplaston therapy; Blood-brain barrier disruption by osmotic agents - coverage; Bone marrow/Stem cell transplant (BMT); Chemotherapy; Umbilical cord blood compatibility testing; Chemoresistance assays/Tumor chemosensitivity; Colorectal cancer therapy; Colon cancer - KRAS Gene Mutation Test; Cryosurgical ablation hepatic lesions; Dendritic cell immunotherapy for cancer; Donor Lymphocyte/Leukocyte Infusions;
Drugs profile discussed in this report include alisertib, Antineoplaston Therapy, CC-122, DNX-2401, indoximod, lonafarnib, Oncolytic Virus to Target IL-12 for Oncology, plerixafor, rilotumumab, SGT-53, Stem Cell Therapy for Glioma.
The Dateline medical oncologist offered the usual argument against Burzynski's antineoplaston treatment: "If this therapy is effective--where are the studies?