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NanoKnife®: Expanding the Boundaries in Cancer Treatments

While talking about cancer treatment, surgery, radiation and chemotherapy are the only treatment that comes to our mind. But, with the ever-evolving technology, now, cancer can be treated with advanced equipment with high success results. In this article, we are going to enlighten you with an invention which can be the next big thing in cancer treatment. What is NanoKnife and How does it work in cancer treatment?  The NanoKnife is a minimally invasive device that is used to treat cancer; the treatment process is called NanoKnife Therapy, also known as Irreversible Electroporation Therapy (IET). This is one of the [...]

CyberKnife®: The Cutting Edge Technology of Radiation Therapy

The synchronization of Artificial Intelligence into medical science has given birth to some unbelievable equipment that has turned into a game-changer. Especially in cancer treatments; while a decade back, we were unable to trace the early symptoms of cancer. Now, with the help of technology, both the tracing and treatment can be possible at an early stage. What is CyberKnife and how it works for treating cancer? Don't go by the name, it is neither a knife nor it indulges in any cutting. The CyberKnife System is the world's first robotic radiation therapy device that offers radiosurgery treatment of tumours [...]

Moderators of Exercise Effects on Cancer-related Fatigue

60 new exercises and an important new study on exercise and cancer related fatigue Over the past 2 weeks, MyExerciseMedicine team has added 60 new exercises to the Technogym MyWellness database. There are 39 new dumbbell exercises and 13 stretch band exercises to really increase the capacity to prescribe programs with great variation but still requiring only basic equipment. The team at MyExerciseMedicine has extensive experience and has developed a turnkey solution that is scalable from a single practitioner to a major hospital or medical company. Research in exercise medicine is prolific and rapidly changing best practice patient care. The [...]

Advantages of Da Vinci Robotic Surgical System

On September 11, 2018, the Gynecological Team of GSB hospital successfully operated a total hysterectomy and lymph node clearance with the use of Intelligent Da Vinci Robot, which is the first time for our hospital to use Da Vinci Robot to carry out gynecological surgery. The patient is 46 years old with cervical cancer. Bleeding was only 20ml during the three hours long operation, and the postoperative recovery was excellent. The performance of this operation means that our hospital has taken a big step towards a more minimally invasive and more accurate surgical operation, officially stepping into the "Robot Era".Nowadays, [...]

Alternative Cancer Therapies Myths and Facts

Now a day’s the integrative cancer care as an advanced cancer therapeutic approach is gaining momentum which includes- standard/traditional therapy, alternative therapy, and complementary therapy. While the complementary therapy is used along with the standard care, but the alternative therapy is used in place of the standard therapy. Advanced cancer therapies & treatments aim towards the reduction of patient’s suffering during the treatment protocol and results in accelerated healing with improved quality of life. As a part of integrative cancer care, alternative cancer therapies can broadly include non-invasive & non-toxic variation of standard therapies (e.g. SPDT, HIFU, RFA) and complementary [...]

Debulking Surgery: Curing The Cancer in Parts

The complex nature of cancer has resulted in a dynamic range of treatments, ranging from standard/traditional treatments (Surgery, Chemotherapy, and Radiotherapy) to alternative and complementary therapies. In almost all cases cancer is treated with a combination approach which is determined based on the type of cancer, stage of cancer, and underlying health and age of patients. Debulking surgery is one of the very important aspect of surgical treatment of cancer and is used when removing entire tumour might damage the tumor organ or nearby organs . Tumors are debulked/partially removed with no curative intent and the only purpose is to [...]

Alternative Cancer Therapies: Filling The Gap Between Hope and Healing

The much touted holistic approach with alternative and complementary therapies is a safe and effective method for treating cancer patients of any stage. Alternative therapies are used in place of standard/traditional cancer therapies to mitigate the side effects caused by any cancer treatment protocol and to improve patient’s quality of life.  Considering the complexities of different cancers in different patients, the treatment approach should be specific to each patient. This personalized approach increases the effectiveness of particular treatment used for the particular patient. Many patients are now turning towards alternative methods and integrative cancer care to fulfill their hope for [...]

All You Need to Know about Alternative Cancer Treatments

The fatal disease i.e. Cancer can be treated if diagnosed early. Several cancer treatments i.e. chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, surgery, radiation therapy etc. are usually combined together to cure the patient. These treatments, apart from curing the patient, also leave certain side effects on their bodies. Therefore, alternative medicine practitioners have introduced different alternative cancer treatments. These treatments use elements of nature to cure the patient; hence, they are free from side effects. Let’s have a look at some of these treatments. Holistic Cancer Treatment Holistic cancer treatment is gaining popularity through the world due to the feature that it doesn’t [...]

Building our Patient Advocate Network (PAN)

Building our Patient Advocate Network (PAN) In this month’s newsletter we introduce you to the newest members of our Patient Advocate Network (PAN) in Australia. Many of our patients come from Australia and as part of our commitment to provide ongoing holistic support for them, we are building relationships with highly experienced and qualified Allied Health Professionals that can advise and support our patients when they leave SPDT 4 LIFE and return home to their lives and loved ones. We are proud to introduce you to Naturopath and Nutritionist Tania Flack from Bondi Health and Wellness in Sydney, NSW [...]

SPDT 4 LIFE International Conference

2ND International SPDT 4 LIFE Conference - Holistic Anti-Cancer Therapies - Guangzhou  This month we had the great privilege and pleasure of hosting a number of world class doctors at Golden Sand Bay Hospital for our 2nd International SPDT 4 LIFE Conference on Holistic Anti-Cancer Therapies. A few of these doctors are pictured in the photo above. We had experts present from Singapore, Indonesia, Australia and China on subjects including SPDT, Integrative Health Assessment in a Clinal Setting, Immune Therapy in Cancer Treatment, Pancreatic Proenzymes in Cancer Therapy and Electric Field Treatment. The conference was a great success and very [...]

Knowledge is Power Part Two

KNOWLEDGE IS POWER PART 2 In this month’s newsletter we continue where we left off last month - taking a closer look at the comprehensive range of testing we conduct to establish what is the best method of treatment for each of our unique individual patients. Last month we looked at the Genomic Wellness Test and Gut Microbiome Test and this month we discuss the Food Sensitivity Test, Exercise Tests and Cancer Sensitivity Test - all crucial in assisting our doctors when tailoring the most effective personalised treatment plans. At SPDT 4 LIFE our focus is on providing the best [...]

Knowledge is Power

KNOWLEDGE IS POWER For the months of June and July our newsletters will take a closer look at the comprehensive range of testing we conduct to establish what is the best method of treatment for each of our unique individual patients. We are committed and determined to learn as much about each of our cherished patients as we possibly can, as we are firm believers that knowledge is power and the more we know about each patient and their specific cancer, the better equipped we are to be able to tailor the best possible treatment protocol to return them to [...]

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