Expertise in the use of nonpharmacologic pain management techniques and therapies allow masters-prepared social workers to be an integral member of a multidisciplinary cancer care team.
Review also shows link between acupuncture or acupressure and reduction in analgesic use.
What is the role of essential oils in the management of hot flashes and myalgias in patients with breast cancer being treated with endocrine therapies?
My patients are asking more and more questions about CBD oil use for the treatment of cancer. Are there any reputable resources of information?
Researchers identify trends in use of complementary medicine among patients with breast, colorectal, or lung cancer while participating in phase 3 clinical trials.
An international study sought to determine whether patients with advanced cancer found massage, aromatherapy, and/or reflexology to be effective.
Is turmeric good for you? We look at what science has to say about its potential role in combating cancer, type 2 diabetes, depression, and arthritis.
A survey study sought to determine levels of knowledge and interest among oncology and palliative care nurses regarding music therapy/care.
One-third of cancer patients, survivors use CAM; 29.3 percent do not disclose CAM use to their doctor
University of Michigan researchers explored the potential of self-acupressure to help women with breast cancer better manage symptoms such as fatigue, pain, and depression.
The ASCO 2018 Cancer Opinions Survey revealed an almost unbelievable fact about Americans’ beliefs regarding cancer care. This report examines the lengths some people with cancer will go to in pursuing a “cure” for their disease.
A review of studies investigating the safety and efficacy of integrative and complementary medicine practices sought to determine their effects on children with cancer.
What is the concern with antioxidants and chemotherapy or radiation?
In a multicenter study, researchers sought to determine if acupuncture effectively relieved aromatase inhibitor-related joint pain in patients with breast cancer.
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