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American Cancer Society"s Complete Guide to Complementary and Alternative Cancer Methods

by American Cancer Society.

  • 149 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by American Cancer Society .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coping with illness,
  • Oncology,
  • Health/Fitness,
  • Health & Fitness,
  • Diet / Health / Fitness,
  • Alternative Therapies,
  • Diseases - Cancer,
  • Health & Fitness / Diseases / Cancer

  • Edition Notes

    2nd Edition

    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages960
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8446984M
    ISBN 100944235719
    ISBN 109780944235713

    Recommended Reading for Complementary and Alternative Approaches to Cancer by Michael B. Schachter, MD. Alschuler, Lise N and Gazella, Karolyn A. Alternative Medicine Magazine's Definitive Guide to Cancer: an Integrative Approach to Preventions, Treatment and Healing (Alternative Medicine Guides)   The American Cancer Society's Consumers Guide to Cancer Drugs is a comprehensive, clearly organized resource for individuals facing the challenge of chemotherapy. Wilkes, Ades, and Krakoff have.

    Table of Contents for American Cancer Society's complete guide to colorectal cancer / by Bernard Levin, Terri B. Ades, Durado Brook, available from the Library of Congress.   A population-based study of prevalence of complementary methods use by cancer survivors: a report from the American Cancer Society's studies of cancer survivors. Cancer , – ( Cited by:

    Some patients with cancer take complementary therapies along with standard treatment. These therapies help them cope with the side effects of:SurgeryRadiation therapyChemotherapyOther standard cancer treatmentsSome people promote using alternative therapies instead of standard medical treatment. For example, they may eat or avoid specific foods instead of having . One large survey of cancer survivors reported on the use of complementary therapies. The therapies used most often were prayer and spiritual practice (61%), relaxation (44%), faith and spiritual healing (42%), and nutritional supplements and vitamins (40%). CAM therapies are used by 31% to 84% of children with cancer, both.


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Complementary and Alternative Methods and Cancer You may hear about alternative or complementary methods to prevent, diagnose, or treat cancer or its symptoms. Learn about what these terms mean and find information to help you think through the issues to make the most informed and safest decision possible.

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Its goals emphasize prevention, early detection, and screening; comprehensive treatment information; answers to questions about insurance, money, and planning for the future; and Pages: Cancer, The Complete Recovery Guide.

By Jonathan Chamberlain.Long Island Press. Cancer, The Complete Recovery Guide is a long and detailed book, expanding on the shorter Cancer Recovery Guide. Covered are methods for reducing the side effects of conventional chemotherapy and radiation, the importance of attitude and emotions, and.

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Hackensack. In one study, 65% of the people with cancer used some sort of complementary medicine. Still, looking for something that helps and finding it are two different challenges. Complementary medicine is used along withstandard medical treatments. One example is using acupuncture to help with side effects of cancer treatment.

Alternative Medicine Alternative medicine is used in place ofstandard medical treatments. One example is using a special diet to treat cancer instead of a method that a cancer specialist (anFile Size: KB. CAM and conventional medicine are sometimes practiced in tandem as integrative medical care programs; each approach has distinct strengths.

While conventional medicine largely focuses on proven outcomes as demonstrated by clinical trials, patients may feel that conventional health care too often leaves physicians and other health care providers with little Cited by: 4.

The research the National Cancer Institute (NCI) supports, both in our own laboratories and at institutions worldwide, is focused on the ultimate goal of helping cancer patients. That mission – achieved through rigorous science – extends, as well, to NCI’s comple-mentary and alternative medicine program, also known as Size: 2MB.

It provides up-to-date, essential information about the disease, including prevention, detection, diagnosis, treatment options, complementary and alternative therapies, coping, living well with cancer, caregiving, and much more.

This page lists cancer information summaries maintained by the PDQ Integrative, Alternative, and Complementary Therapies Editorial Board. Summaries Being Regularly Updated These summaries are reviewed and updated to reflect findings from recent research.

This book talks about a wide range of alternative cancer treatments and the many relevant issues associated with using an alternative cancer treatment. It is very comprehensive.

Fighting Cancer – A Survival Guide, by Jonathan Chamberlain. This book covers a myriad of topics, from chemotherapy to alternative cancer treatments. Overview The American Cancer Society's best advice on cancer-fighting foods Winner: American Medical Writers Association Award, Health Care Consumers; National Indie Excellence Award, Cancer; Mom's Choice Awards, Gold, Adult Books; Finalist Next Generation Indie Book Award, Diet/Food/Nutrition ——— Written for consumers, patients, and.

Traditional cancer treatment is what many people refer to as "slash, burn, and poison". These harsh words reference surgery, radiation, and medications, and for many people, this crude treatment simply doesn't work. As a result, they /5(13).A new study from researchers at the American Cancer Society finds many cancer patients use complementary and alternative methods, most often prayer, relaxation, supplements, meditation, and massage.

Meanwhile, the use of other methods, such as biofeedback, homeopathy, and acupressure, are relatively uncommon. The study, appearing in the American Cancer Society .