integrative medicine

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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November 29, 2016
Scott Ling, MD

Can Acupuncture Help Relieve Cancer Pain and Other Side Effects?

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Acupuncture continues to grow in popularity, but is this form of traditional Chinese medicine safe and effective during and after cancer treatment? Dr. Scott Ling writes about what it is and how it is used to manage symptoms for people with cancer.

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July 7, 2015

Living With a Rare Cancer—My Dr. Seuss World

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When Josh Mailman was diagnosed with a pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor, he didn’t expect his life to be defined by two of Dr. Seuss’ books—Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are? and Oh, The Places You’ll Go. Now as a patient advocate, his goal is to ensure that others diagnosed with rare cancers do not need to rely on luck and travel to get the best outcome.

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5 things to know about herbs, supplements, and cancer Cancer.Net/Blog
April 16, 2015
Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

5 Things You Should Know About Herbs and Supplements

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People with cancer often take dietary and herbal products to boost health, improve nutrition, or reduce treatment side effects. However, these products are not approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration like drugs and may interact with standard cancer treatments.

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