Integrative medicine is a combination of medical treatments for cancer and complementary therapies to cope with the symptoms and side effects. You may sometimes hear integrative medicine called complementary and alternative medicine or CAM. However, there are no true “alternatives” to cancer treatment.
This section provides information on the following topics:
How to figure out if integrative medicine can be combined with standard cancer treatment
Therapies that may help improve quality of life
How to find and join a clinical trial
Types of products and recommendations for use