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Here’s Why You MUST Tell Your Doc If You’re Using Alternative Therapies for Cancer Treatment

A new study revealed some disturbing stats about how people with cancer handle their own care—to perilous results.

By Lara DeSanto

Treating Cancer With Complementary Medicine Raises Death Risk

People who get complementary therapy for curable cancers are more likely to refuse at least one element of conventional cancer treatment and are more likely to die as a result, say researchers at Yale School of Medicine.

By Diane Domina

Working Out With Breast Cancer?

A cancer diagnosis doesn't mean you have to give up exercise. If you have the energy, here's how excercising during treatment can help you feel better.

By Stephanie Stephens

10 Juice and Smoothie Recipes for Cancer Prevention

Protecting yourself from cancer has never been so delicious.

By Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

Treatment Options for Advanced Bladder Cancer

Learn more about advanced bladder cancer and the treatment options for each stage.

By Malaika Hill

How Thyroid Cancer Is Treated

From surgery and radioactive iodine treatment, to thyroid hormone replacement medication, here's what to expect before, during, and after thyroid cancer.

By Mary Shomon

Six Steps to Finding a Clinical Trial

How do your doctors make decisions about your treatment plan? In large part, information from clinical trials tells them the best medicine and dosage for you. My oncologist and I read the results of clinical trials in order to decide on an aggressive ...

By Phyllis Johnson

Acupuncture For Cancer Side Effects?

Women who have hot flashes as a result of breast cancer treatment may benefit from regular acupuncture treatments, according to this study.

By PJ Hamel

The Lowdown on Alternative Medicines?

So many terms are used to describe non-traditional medicine, but what do they all mean? There is scientific evidence to support traditional “Western” therapies, but what about the so-called “alternative” medicines? Nearly 40 percent of adults report ...

By Amanda Page

Why You Should Try Acupuncture

Acupuncture began as a traditional Chinese technique involving the balance and flow of energy or life through the pathways of the body. But today, many Western practitioners believe that acupuncture stimulates nerves, tissue and muscles to boost bloo...

By Amanda Page