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Cancer Treatment Side Effects

Should Acupuncture Be A Part Of Standard Care?

Lorenzo Cohen, Ph.D. | Posted 04.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Lorenzo Cohen, Ph.D.

As a low-risk, cost-effective treatment option, acupuncture may be helpful when combined with conventional care for some cancer patients.

Reading the Fine Print on Cancer Treatment and Side Effects

Dr. Elaine Schattner | Posted 03.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Elaine Schattner

Researchers found that nearly one-third of reports on large, randomized studies over-emphasize some benefits of therapy. In the majority of reports evaluated, the investigators found insufficient attention or discussion of treatment side effects.

Natural Relief From Breast Cancer Treatment Side Effects: Joint Pain

Dr. Nalini Chilkov | Posted 01.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Nalini Chilkov

After breast cancer treatment, many women are prescribed aromatase inhibitors to prevent recurrence of estrogen sensitive tumors. These drugs can cause joint pain that leads many women to stop using them, thus increasing their risk of a recurrence.