Aromatherapy with essential oils may help relieve certain side effects of cancer and its treatment, but these oils cannot treat or prevent cancer. Here, learn what people with cancer should know about how essential oils may help and their limits.
Dr. Ann Meredith Garcia Trinidad discusses what to know about herbs and supplements during cancer, including how to tell if they’re part of a scam and why it’s always important to talk with your doctor before trying these products.
In this patient story, British classical crossover singer Summer Watson shares what it was like receiving an advanced breast cancer diagnosis and how music serves as a powerful way to cope during her experience.
In this post, the myths and facts surrounding alkaline water are examined. The discussion includes how science does not support its use for cancer treatment and how people with cancer can best stay hydrated.
The microbiome is a popular topic in health discussions. But what role does it play in cancer and its treatment? In this post, learn what the microbiome is, why it’s important, and what it has to do with cancer.
Cannabidiol (CBD) has become a buzzword within the cancer community. But while some people with cancer have found CBD to be helpful in managing side effects, research does not yet support CBD’s use for cancer treatment. Here, find out what CBD is, how it is being studied in people with cancer, and whether it is safe, effective, and legal.
After a diagnosis of metastatic breast cancer, Meg Hirshberg turned to lifestyle changes to cope. In this Voices on Cancer post, she describes starting a foundation to help others do the same.
When Wendy Campbell was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma, she turned to yoga for meaning. Here’s how the practice helped her cope.
Breast cancer survivor Kate Sweitzer knew complementary and alternative therapies couldn’t replace her standard cancer treatment, but she was passionate about including other therapies in her care. Learn how she did so safely by working closely with her oncologist.
ASCO has released the results of its second National Cancer Opinion Survey. Learn how Americans view alternative treatments, which Americans worry most about paying for and getting cancer care, and whether Americans feel people with cancer should have access to opioids.