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Complementary and Alternative Treatments For Cancer

Complementary treatments are often used by patients whose current cancer treatment is no longer effective. Many patients use them to aid in managing side effects as well. Educate yourself on what therapies are commonly used, and how they can help with cancer treatment.

Reiki
Reiki is an energy based treatment that many cancer patients take part in during treatment. Learn more about reiki and how it can help cancer patients.

Gerson Therapy
Gerson Therapy is a type of alternative cancer treatment. Learn more about the treatment and how to receive it.

Bovine Cartilage
Bovine cartilage is often used as an alternative cancer treatment. Learn how bovine cartilage may work to treat cancer and how to obtain it.

Laetrile
Learn more about laetrile, an alternative cancer treatment. Laetrile dates back to the ancient Egyptians.

Essiac
Learn more about Essiac, an alternative method used to treat cancer. Essiac is a popular alternative therapy.

The Hoxsey Method: Alternative Cancer Treatment
Learn more about the Hoxsey Method, an alternative cancer treatment method.

Antioxidants, Free Radicals and Cancer
Antioxidants are substance which many people believe to prevent or slow cancer. In this article, we discuss what antioxidants and free radicals are, preventing cancer, and what foods contain antioxidants.

Alternative Medicine for Cancer
Alternative medicine is used by some cancer patients in different circumstances. This FAQ looks at what alternative medicine is and why some patients use it.

Complementary Therapy For Cancer
Complementary therapies are often used by cancer patients. Explore what what complimentary medicine is and see examples of complimentary therapies.

Acupuncture for Cancer
Acupuncture has been found to help relieve nausea and vomiting resulting from cancer treatment. Learn more about acupunture can help you during cancer treatment.

Is it safe to get a massage if I am undergoing chemotherapy?
A reader asks if it is safe to have a massage during chemotherapy. Learn if you should have a massage during chemotherapy and why its not recommended for everyone.

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