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The role of the vagus nerve in cancer prognosis

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RCT

RCT will support Professor Gidron and his team in their research concerning the vagus nerve and its role in cancer.
 

RCT present at the first launch of an Independent Community Advisory Board

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RCT

On Tuesday, 22nd march, the launch of the Melanoma Independent Community Advisory Board (M-icab) marked a historic moment in cancer advocacy. Gauthier Bouche from RCT was present at the launch meeting of this Advisory Board.

New therapies on the website: aromatherapy, fermented wheat germ extract and reflexology

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RCT

The CAM-cancer summaries for fermented wheat germ extract, aromatherapy and reflexology are now available on the website.

RCT present at the Annie Appleseed conference

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RCT

In March, 2011, the Annie Appleseed Project hosted a conference in West Palm Beach, Florida, USA. The Annie Appleseed Project is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization providing support and information on complementary and alternative treatment to cancer patients and survivors.

Belgian company Galapagos starts phase 1b clinical study in cancer patients

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RCT

On March 14, 2011, Galapagos NV announced that is has started a phase 1b clinical study for GLPG0187, a novel drug being developed for metastatic cancer.
 

New therapies on the website: intravenous high-dose vitamin C and homeopathy

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RCT

The CAM-Cancer summaries for intravenous high-dose vitamin C and homeopathy are now available on the website.

New therapies on the website: melatonin and selenium

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RCT

The new CAM-cancer summaries for melatonin and selenium are now available on the website.

Mindfulness training for cancer patients and their relatives

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RCT

The University Hospital of Brussels conducts the clinical trial ’Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction: Supportive Treatment for Adult Patients with Cancer and Their Partner’, in people who have been confronted with cancer, as a patient or as a partner.

Conference on Integrative Care for the Future

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RCT

RCT is sponsoring the first conference on Integrative Care for the Future.  The conference will be held in Arnhem, the Netherlands, on March, 11 and 12, 2011. Attendance is open to those professionally involved in oncology or related fields.

Professor Volker Diehl, member of RCT's advisory board, was granted a prestigious award

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RCT

On December 20, 2010, Volker Diehl, MD, PhD, member of RCT's advisory board, was granted a prestigious award for his achievements in the treatment of Hodgkin lymphoma.
 

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