integrative medicine

July 13, 2021
ASCO Staff

Can Using Essential Oils Help Treat Cancer and Its Side Effects?

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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.

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June 29, 2021
Ann Meredith Garcia Trinidad, MD, MCM, FPCP, FPSMO, FPSO

How to Spot Suspicious Herb and Supplement Claims During Cancer

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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.

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December 23, 2020
ASCO Staff

Your Microbiome and Cancer: What to Know

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ASCO.Staff

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.

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September 22, 2020
ASCO Staff

Is CBD Safe for People With Cancer?

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ASCO.Staff

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.

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October 10, 2019
Kate Sweitzer

How My Cancer Care Combined Complementary and Conventional Treatments

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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.

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October 30, 2018
Greg Guthrie, ASCO Staff

2018 National Cancer Opinion Survey: What Americans Think About Cancer Care

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Greg Guthrie

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.

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