Complementary Therapy

Complementary or alternative therapy includes all therapy, or products that are not part of conventional cancer care. Complementary therapies may include herbs, vitamins and other supplements, acupuncture, massage therapy, meditation, yoga and others.

What to think about when considering complementary therapy

  • Is there good evidence and research to support the complementary therapy you are considering?
  • Are there side effects and risks associated with the complementary therapy you are considering?
  • Will there be any interactions between the complementary therapy and your conventional cancer treatment?
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