Treatments for Breast Cancer
While the establishment continues to study causes, symptoms and effects, there's lots of additional information on alternative treatments for breast cancer that may deserve your attention.
These include vitamin therapies, holistic and Chinese herbal medicine, and even acupuncture.
Also just up ahead, find lots of practical advice and information on the ways diet, exercise, and reducing stress can help prevent cancer as well as a host of other diseases:
also see related feature -> Surviving
Breast Cancer with Herbs
Acupuncture for Cancer - Integrating Eastern with Western Medicine
Good overview of current practices combining acupuncture with traditional
Alternative Cancer Therapies: The Search for a Cure - General overview of modern cancer treatment, with a cynical view of "Cancer Inc." and the medical establishment's suppression of alternative therapies.
Vitamin D and Cancer - Study after study has shown that the nutrient may be a major factor in reducing risk and helping survival rates in patients with breast cancer and other diseases.
Therapies: Hope or Hype?
Steve Dunn has a great site on alternative cancer treatments. This article
gives an idea of what to look for before buying into any unorthodox
An excellent, well balanced argument for non-traditional cancer treatment
in 27 chapters at Commonweal. The entire book can be viewed online.
World Online – Breast Cancer
A page of resources to online articles detailing self-examination,
cancer prevention and diet, holistic practices and Chinese traditional
of Hoxsey Treatment
An interesting article on the Hoxsey serum. This approach raises questions
on the treatment of folk remedies in general by the medical establishment.
This extract of the mistletoe has been approved in some European countries.
This site contains excellent information and references.
and Alternative Medicine: A Brief Synopsis for Patients
Interesting reading including a table of popular alternative herbal
treatments with possible toxicty and side effects from the University
of Pennsylvania Cancer Center.
The flip-side to alternative medicine from more traditional medical
establishment sources. You decide.
Moss – Guidance for Smart Decisions
Well respected though sometimes regarded as a loose cannon, Ralph Moss
spreads the word on non-toxic treatments, and breast cancer therapies.
on Alternative Medicine for BC
The Journal of Clinical Oncology reviews the literature on Complementary/Alternative
Medicine and finds it interesting but not compelling.
Lists of alternative medicines by name with an explanation for each
one. They also list the top 200 traditional prescriptions.