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PDQ® Cancer Information Summaries: Complementary and Alternative Medicine

General Information

  • Topics in Complementary and Alternative Therapies (PDQ®)
    [ patient ] [ health professional ]
    Expert-reviewed information summary that contains information on complementary and/or alternative therapies for people with cancer.
  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Cancer Treatment (PDQ®)
    [ patient ]
    Expert-reviewed information summary about the use of complementary and alternative medicine as a treatment for people with cancer.

Specific Topics

  • 714-X (PDQ®)
    [ patient ] [ health professional ]
    Expert-reviewed information summary about the use of 714-X as a treatment for people with cancer. Note: The information in this summary is no longer being updated and is provided for reference purposes only.
  • Acupuncture (PDQ®)
    [ patient ] [ health professional ]
    Expert-reviewed information summary about acupuncture as a treatment for people with cancer or cancer-related disorders.
  • Antineoplastons (PDQ®)
    [ patient ] [ health professional ]
    Expert-reviewed information summary about antineoplastons as a treatment for people with cancer.
  • Aromatherapy and Essential Oils (PDQ®)
    [ patient ] [ health professional ]
    Expert-reviewed information summary about the use of aromatherapy and essential oils to improve the quality of life of cancer patients.
  • Cancell/Cantron/Protocel (PDQ®)
    [ patient ] [ health professional ]
    Expert-reviewed information summary about the use of Cancell/Entelev as a treatment for people with cancer. Note: The information in this summary is no longer being updated and is provided for reference purposes only.
  • Cannabis and Cannabinoids (PDQ®)
    [ patient ] [ health professional ]
    Expert-reviewed information summary about the use of Cannabis and cannabinoids in the treatment of cancer-related side effects, such as nausea and vomiting.
  • Cartilage (Bovine and Shark) (PDQ®)
    [ patient ] [ health professional ]
    Expert-reviewed information summary about the use of bovine and shark cartilage as a treatment for people with cancer. Note: The information in this summary is no longer being updated and is provided for reference purposes only.
  • Coenzyme Q10 (PDQ®)
    [ patient ] [ health professional ]
    Expert-reviewed information summary about the use of coenzyme Q10 as a treatment for people with cancer.
  • Essiac/Flor Essence (PDQ®)
    [ patient ] [ health professional ]
    Expert-reviewed information summary about the use of Essiac/Flor Essence as a treatment for people with cancer. Note: The information in this summary is no longer being updated and is provided for reference purposes only.
  • Gerson Therapy (PDQ®)
    [ patient ] [ health professional ]
    Expert-reviewed information summary about Gerson therapy as a treatment for people with cancer. Note: The information in this summary is no longer being updated and is provided for reference purposes only.
  • Gonzalez Regimen (PDQ®)
    [ patient ] [ health professional ]
    Expert-reviewed information summary about the Gonzalez regimen as a treatment for people with cancer. Note: The information in this summary is no longer being updated and is provided for reference purposes only.
  • High-Dose Vitamin C (PDQ®)
    [ patient ] [ health professional ]
    Expert-reviewed information summary about the use of high-dose vitamin C as a treatment for people with cancer.
  • Hydrazine Sulfate (PDQ®)
    [ patient ] [ health professional ]
    Expert-reviewed information summary about the use of hydrazine sulfate as a treatment for people with cancer. Note: The information in this summary is no longer being updated and is provided for reference purposes only.
  • Laetrile/Amygdalin (PDQ®)
    [ patient ] [ health professional ]
    Expert-reviewed information summary about the use of laetrile/amygdalin as a treatment for people with cancer.
  • Milk Thistle (PDQ®)
    [ patient ] [ health professional ]
    Expert-reviewed information summary about the use of milk thistle as a treatment for people with cancer.
  • Mistletoe Extracts (PDQ®)
    [ patient ] [ health professional ]
    Expert-reviewed information summary about the use of mistletoe extracts as a treatment for people with cancer.
  • Newcastle Disease Virus (PDQ®)
    [ patient ] [ health professional ]
    Expert-reviewed information summary about the use of Newcastle disease virus (NDV) as a treatment for people with cancer.
  • PC-SPES (PDQ®)
    [ patient ] [ health professional ]
    Expert-reviewed information summary about the use of PC-SPES as a treatment for prostate cancer. Note: The information in this summary is no longer being updated and is provided for reference purposes only.
  • Prostate Cancer, Nutrition, and Dietary Supplements (PDQ®)
    [ patient ] [ health professional ]
    Expert-reviewed information summary about the use of nutrition and dietary supplements for reducing the risk of developing prostate cancer or for treating prostate cancer.
  • Selected Vegetables/Sun's Soup (PDQ®)
    [ patient ] [ health professional ]
    Expert-reviewed information summary about the use of selected vegetables/Sun's soup as a treatment for people with cancer. Note: The information in this summary is no longer being updated and is provided for reference purposes only.
  • Spirituality in Cancer Care (PDQ®)
    [ patient ] [ health professional ]
    Expert-reviewed information summary about the influence of spirituality and religion on individuals who have cancer. Various approaches for management and intervention are discussed.