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Bengaluru clinic offers magnetic therapy for brain cancer cure

IANS  |  Bengaluru 

& Research Centre would offer sequentially programmed magnetic field for treating patients suffering from with cells in and the US, a top said on Saturday.

"The magnetic therapy, which treated 500 patients at our hospital as part of the pilot project, has been adopted in the US for treating malignant cancer," SBF Wing (retired) V.said in a statement here.

The 13-year-old private firm also claimed to have treated about 8,500 patients across the country suffering from acute joints (osteo-arthritis) with the patented magnetic treatment.

"We have signed an agreement with and the University of in Los Angeles for neuro-research to treat with our magnetic therapy," Vasishta said.

According to the new US Bill of on "Right to Try Law", the SBF can be used for treating US citizens without the regulatory approval.

According to a recent study, an estimated 4-5 lakh Indians, including 20 per cent children, have been diagnosed with brain tumor.

"are treated with surgery, and though the survival span of the patients is not more than 14 months. Our magnetic therapy, however, has enabled such patients to survive over 5 years on an average," claimed Vasishta.

The non-invasive and painless treatment for evaluates the efficacy of its therapy, using and the Karnofsky performance score, considered a standard in the domain.

"The treatment is administered through a medical device called Aktis Soma for an hour over 28 days," the former (IAF) said.

Noting that there was a need for non-surgical intervention without side-effects in treating cancer, Vasishta said his invented therapy halted the disease, improved the quality of life and extended survival chances.

Commemorating the World Brain Tumor Day, which falls on June 8 every year, the private hospital is offering a week-long consultation programme from June 12 at its facility in the city's southeast suburb.



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First Published: Sat, June 08 2019. 18:10 IST