https://www.healthcentral.com/article/cancer-patients-use-alternative-therapies-without-telling-doctors
CancerAlternative Treatment

Tons of Cancer Patients Use Potentially Dangerous Alternative Treatments Without Telling Their Doctors

Use of therapies like herbal supplements for cancer treatment is startlingly common, says a new study.

Woman with cancer meditating on a beach.
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    Lara DeSanto

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    Lara is a digital editor for HealthCentral, covering Sexual Health, Digestive Health, Head and Neck Cancer, and Gynecologic Cancers. She's also a staff writer and email newsletter chief. Previously, she worked as the patient education editor at the American College of OB-GYNs and as a news writer/editor at WTOP.com.