Friday, July 6, 2007

Resource for People with Cancer on Complementary and Alternative Medicine

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) has developed a publication to guide people with cancer to CAM resources.

This publication, entitled Thinking About Complementary and Alternative Medicine, features:

Basic descriptions of CAM modalities.
Guidance for evaluating CAM information.
A list of reliable CAM resources.
Tips for talking with traditional healthcare providers about CAM. Suggestions for finding certified CAM providers.

Free copies of "Thinking About Complementary and Alternative Medicine" are available online for viewing or downloading in .pdf format. This resource is available in English only.

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