CAM use, in general, is widespread and growing in U.S. cancer community, but more research is still needed
to convince doctors of its benefits
It's not unusual to see cancer patients — or those whose cancer is in remission — wash down a handful of supplements alongside their prescription medications, according to research findings from a new American Cancer Society (ACS) study on the use of dietary supplements and other complementary and alternative (CAM) therapies among cancer patients. The study of 4,139 cancer patients, which was published in the September 2008 issue of the journal Cancer, found that 40.1% of study ...
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