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Complementary and Alternative Medicine

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    The Office of Cancer Complementary and Alternative Medicine (OCCAM) was established to coordinate and enhance the activities of the NCI in the arena of complementary and alternative medicine.
    NCCAM, at the National Institutes of Health, is dedicated to exploring complementary and alternative healing practices in the context of rigorous science, training CAM researchers, and disseminating authoritative information.

Pharmacologic and Biologic Treatments

Prescription drugs, hormones, botanicals, herbal products, and other biologic interventions not yet accepted in mainstream medicine as cancer treatments.

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Specific Types of Pharmacologic Treatments

Botanicals/Herbal Products

Clinical Trials for CAM Pharmacologic and Biologic Treatments

Check for CAM pharmacologic and biologic treatment trials in the U.S. that are now enrolling participants. The list of trials can be further narrowed by location, drug, intervention, and other criteria.