Alternative medicine

Use of alternative medicine as a replacement for conventional cancer treatment

As the interest and value of “natural” remedies increases, so has the use of complementary therapies.1 Complementary therapies include dietary supplements, mind-body strategies, body manipulation, acupuncture, and alternative medicine systems used in conjunction with conventional cancer treatments (e.g., chemotherapy, radiation therapy, hormone therapies, targeted therapies and immunotherapies). Although there are few studies on this topic, […]