Complementary and alternative medicine

Share insight into and experience with therapies beyond primary medical care.


What is IP6 and is it helping anyone ?

  • By Donnamarie58 · New reply June 12, 2012
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  • Is IP6 helping anyone here and what is it ? Has anyone taken milk thistle during chemo carbo/altima stg 4 nsclc ...

Contact your senators if you want to keep your supplements

  • By naturalgirl · Posted December 3, 2011
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  • Many supplements may be a thing of the past of the FDA has their way. The only way to really stop this is to contact your representatives so that this does not pass. The best way to defeat these new rules ...


  • By Traycee_Aguilar · Posted October 2, 2011
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  • My uncle is battling extensive small cell cancer and it has spread throughout his body, now into his brain. He grew 12 tumors 2 weeks in his brain. After radiation to shrink them, he was supposed to start ...

using natural/alternative vs. conventional medical treatments

  • By bcando · Posted October 20, 2010
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  • I'd like some feedback on going with natural/alternative treatments vs. conventional medical treatments for invasive ductal, stage IIA breast cancer. I'm ok with doing surgery since tumor is 2.3 centimeters ...

melanoma and cellect

  • By melanomadaughter · Posted June 28, 2010
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  • My mother was diagnosed with melanoma in April. She had a brain tumor removed which was melanoma and they found 3 other tumors in other parts of her body. She started IL2 treatments and only received ...

Brassica Tea with SGH

  • By Beari · New reply January 20, 2010
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  • I saw info on Johns HOpkins site about this tea they developed. The SGH is the same compound that I know some people on this site look to get from broccoli sprouts and cruciferous vegetables--cauliflower ...


  • By diane44 · New reply March 30, 2009
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  • hey there, I was diagnosed with bc in 2004, went thru chemo and radiation and now am on tamoxifan, some one told me about immunocal, and says that it helps with the immune system and people with cancer ...

Vitamin C Injections

  • By Naomi1 · New reply April 14, 2008
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  • Has anyone ever had experience with this complementary therapy while undergoing chemotherapy? What did your oncologist express about this treatment ...

Insulin Potentiation Therapy

  • By Martha5 · New reply March 18, 2008
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  • Have any of you heard of Insulin Potentiation Therapy (IPT)? I heard about it at this year's Cancer Control Society's convention. In IPT, they give the patient a shot of glucose, which brings the blood ...

primary breast cancer

  • By universalsharer · New reply January 27, 2008
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  • My wife is about to undergo 6 cycles of chemotheapy for primary breast cancer. Has anyone had any success with any complementary or alternative treatments to manage the side effects and would htey be ...

Lycopom New Chapter Supplements for PC

  • By Omarisan · Posted December 2, 2007
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  • HI guys, listen up! A member of my PC support group tells us that he started taking a alternative OTC medication called Lycopom for his PC and that his PSA was almost 100. In about one month, he reported ...

Eissac Tea

  • By mpatten · Posted November 16, 2007
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  • You should do some research on it. The nurse that it is named after is Rene Caisse, who treated the terminally ill with remarkable success for over 50 years beginning in 1922 ...

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