beam therapy

beam therapy

Fringe medicine
Bioenergetic Emotional Access Method therapy. An alternative “therapy” marketed as a simple, safe, effective, efficient and relatively gentle method of releasing past unprocessed emotions along with associated toxins. It is self-directed and based on the use of a simple chakra procedure and vibration frequencies. It can be used, therefore, for any problem and age.

There is no peer-reviewed data to support the efficacy of beam therapy.

Mainstream medicine
The use of ionising radiation to manage cancer.

Pseudomedicine
"Treatment" with a colour of the light spectrum.
 
There are no peer-reviewed data to support the efficacy of beam/colour therapy.
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She was the first person in the UK to be treated for breast cancer using proton beam therapy, a treatment that is widely used in the United States and Europe but is classed as "experimental" and inappropriate for many cancers in the UK.
She was thefirst person in the UK to be treated for breast cancer using proton beam therapy, a treatment that is widely used in the United States and Europe but is classed as 'experimental' and inappropriate for many cancers in the UK.
Kulasegaran would also visit the Nagoya Proton Therapy Centre in Nagoya to assess the Proton Beam Therapy facilities and technology used to treat cancer, which among others would help Malaysia to set a benchmark in establishing the Proton Beam Therapy Centre in Malaysia.
Entrants had to design a panel for the patient reception and waiting area of the new proton beam therapy centre at University College Hospital, part of University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH).
Ffion Hood, 10, says the cartoon superhero mask helped her face up to proton beam therapy for cancer in her eye.
Mason was one of the first to digna receive the extraordinary pioneering proton beam therapy, which targets tumours and can potentially save the lives of children with otherwise incurable cancers.
A YOUNG cancer patient has become one of the first people to undergo proton beam therapy in the UK - right here in Manchester.
Flashing her trademark smile, the three-year-old is finally in remission after proton beam therapy zapped her cancer.
The centre was constructed last year and is now a fully operational centre providing the most advanced cancer treatments, including proton beam therapy, the first centre in North East England to offer the pioneering treatment.
Disadvantages of proton beam therapy (PBT) are the size of the device, cost, PBT facilities, and insurance.