Where Complementary Medicine Helps

The table below summarizes the ways in which complemetary and alternative medicine (CAM) may be helpful. The table is this blog's compilation based on the information in the paper cited below. Acupuncture   pain, nausea and vomiting due to chemotherapy Energy therapies magnetic field therapy, reiki, Healing Touch, qi gong are not fully understood—may help reduce... Continue Reading →

Patient Doctor Divide On CAM

As noted in the blog post Complementary Medicine In Cancer Treatment, the number of patients using complementary and alternative medicine is too large to ignore, or avoid, by anyone involved. It is in everybody's interest to have open, objective discussions on more holistic treatment. When 38 to 60 percent of patients take complementary medicine without... Continue Reading →

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