American Cancer Society Complete Guide to Complementary & Alternative Cancer Therapies

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Jill Russell
American Cancer Society, 2009 - Health & Fitness - 890 pages

2010 National Health Information Award, Silver
2010 National Indie Excellence Award, Medical
2010 Mom's Choice Award, Gold, Adult Books - Mind, Body & Spirit
2009 National Best Books Award, Health - Cancer

2010 Benjamin Franklin Award, Health, Wellness & Nutrition
2009 National Best Books Award, Health - Alternative Medicine

Written for consumers, patients, and families seeking reliable information about nontraditional therapies, this is a quick and easy guide to the latest information about complementary and alternative methods most commonly available to people with cancer. It includes more than 250 entries covering a broad range of topics, such as herbs, vitamins, minerals, mind/body/spirit, diet and nutrition, physical touch, and biological methods. Each entry provides a synopsis of what the method involves and what effects can occur. Current research findings are explained in brief and understandable language, providing fast access to specific areas of interest.

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American Cancer Society is a trusted provider of unbiased general information and personalized cancer-related health information and guidance. Its goals emphasize prevention, early detection, and screening; comprehensive treatment information that can help patients make informed decisions; practical answers to patients' questions about work, insurance, money, and planning for the future; and strategies for coping with the physical symptoms and emotional effects of cancer.

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