30 Reasons Why 83% of all Cancer Patients choose Alternative Medicine and Integrative Cancer Care: To improve my survival. To decrease fear, hopelessness and despair. To take control. To feel empowered. To use safe and non toxic therapies. To have Humane, Caring and Compassionate Whole Person Patient Centered Care. To be proactive and take control and take charge of and participate in decisions.. To manage side effects. To improve quality of life………
Cancer Treatment Options
New Research on Thunder God Vine, Lei Gong Teng, Tripterygium wilfordii a Chinese Herbal Medicine reveals efficacy for Cancer with Anti Tumor effects. This plant is also used for its anti-inflammatory properties.
Here is a an exceptional lecture that is full of hope and a path to health for cancer patients. It ‘s an hour long but well worth watching.
It is not enough for a cancer patient to receive appropriate conventional therapy for his or her disease. To improve quality and quantity of life, a regimen of good nutrition is essential
Among the women treated with true acupuncture, findings demonstrated that they experienced significant improvement in joint pain and stiffness over the course of the study. Pain severity declined, and overall physical well-being improved. Additionally, 20 percent of the patients who had reported taking pain relief medications reported that they no longer needed to take these medications following acupuncture treatment.
What is Healthy Medicine? It is the recognition that our one-size-fits-all approach to medical practice is largely ineffective if our goal is healing. Healthy Medicine is a synthesis of complementary/alternative medicine with conventional modern allopathic medicine and energy medicine.
Watch this video by Dr. Deborah Rhodes, M.D. from her December 2010 talk at TEDWomen on why mammograms are not enough for early detection of breast cancer in women with dense breasts. Are you one of the many women who are not getting the right breast screening to prevent breast cancer?
By composing a diet out of the foods on this list, you will be choosing to:
detoxify cancer causing substances
support your immune system
block cancer cells from invading other tissues
promote self-destruction of cancer cells through apoptosis
protect healthy cells with foods containing high levels of anti-oxidants and nutrients
stop the growth and spread of cancer by blocking the development of new blood vessels to cancer cells (angiogenesis)
Acupuncture is effective in helping cancer patients deal with pain, sleep, hot flashes, menopausal symptoms, nausea and vomiting, fatigue, immune support, bone marrow supprssion, anemia, digestion, diarrhea and constipaton and a broad range of quality of life issues including depression and anxiety and sense of well being. Acupuncture treatment for cancer patients and cancer survivors is becoming widely accepted at cancer treatment centers worldwide.
Red grapes, strawberries, soybeans, dark chocolate, oranges, and green tea are among the foods with the ability to prevent blood vessel growth and thus slow the spread of cancer. ‘What we eat is really our chemotherapy three times a day’