Complementary & Alternative Medicine

At the Cancer Center, our Wellness department offers programs and activities whose goal is to reduce some of the negative consequences of a cancer diagnosis or cancer treatment side effects, such as stress, pain or fatigue. Wellness Program activities may improve the quality of life of patients and family members touched by cancer. Our programs are offered in concert with the traditional medical care provided by our physicians and nurses.


The summaries below provide credible information from the National Cancer Institute on a variety of specific complementary medicine topics. We strongly encourage anyone considering using complementary therapies to discuss their plans with their healthcare providers before beginning any treatments or programs.



A

714-X
[Patients] [Health professionals]

Acupuncture
[Patients] [Health professionals]

Antineoplastons
[Patients] [Health professionals]

Aromatherapy and Essential Oils
[Patients] [Health professionals]

C

Cancell/Cantron/Protocel
[Patients] [Health professionals]

Cannabis and Cannabinoids
[Patients] [Health professionals]

Cartilage (Bovine and Shark)
[Patients] [Health professionals]

Coenzyme Q10
[Patients] [Health professionals]

Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Cancer Treatment
[Patients]

Complementary and Alternative Therapies
[Patients] [Health professionals]

E

Essiac/Flor Essence
[Patients] [Health professionals]

G

Gerson Therapy
[Patients] [Health professionals]

Gonzalez Regimen
[Patients] [Health professionals]

H

High-Dose Vitamin C
[Patients] [Health professionals]

Hydrazine Sulfate
[Patients] [Health professionals]

L

Laetrile/Amygdalin
[Patients] [Health professionals]

Levels of Evidence: Cancer CAM Human Studies
[Health professionals]

M

Milk Thistle
[Patients] [Health professionals]

Mistletoe Extracts
[Patients] [Health professionals]

N

Newcastle Disease Virus
[Patients] [Health professionals]

P

PC-SPES
[Patients] [Health professionals]

Prostate Cancer, Nutrition, and Dietary Supplements
[Patients] [Health professionals]

S

Selected Vegetables/Sun's Soup
[Patients] [Health professionals]