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Complementary and integrative medicine (CIM) use during cancer care has increased in Western medical settings. Little is known about interest in and use of CIM approaches by oncology patients in Chile and South America.
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Name: Journal of global oncology
Unmet symptom needs and a desire for holistic health approaches or even cure are among the motivations patients have for seeking out complementary and alternative medicine. Using complementary and alt...
Complementary and integrative medicine (CIM) use is widely prevalent in kidney transplant recipients but studies of efficacy or potential harm are sparse. This review examines prevalence of use of CIM...
Complementary and Integrative Medicine (CIM) shows positive clinical benefit with minimal side effects, yet, challenges to effective integration of CIM providers in biomedical health care settings rem...
Background Complementary Spiritist Therapy includes prayer, Spiritist "passe", fluid therapy (fluidic water or magnetized water), and spiritual education, among other therapeutic resources. The object...
The complexity and diversity of what is proposed in Traditional and Complementary Medicine constitute a challenge for those seeking evidence of its effectiveness. Its growth, offer and, use justify th...
The integration of complementary medicine in supportive and palliative cancer care (i.e., Integrative Oncology) is becoming more prevalent in many of the leading oncology centers in Israel...
Patients with a diagnosis of chronic fatigue or pain benefit minimally from a conventional medical evaluation yet consume a large amount of medical resources and time. The question is to s...
Palliative care centres in Lyon, France as well as the disclosure of Complementary and Alternative Medicine and conventional healthcare use to conventional and Complementary and Alternativ...
The purpose of this phase two parallel-group randomized controlled trial is to assess the efficacy of open dialogue about CAM integrated in conventional oncology care. The investigators hy...
This study describes the three-year survival outcome of consecutively recruited advanced stage breast, colorectal, ovarian and pancreatic cancer patients receiving advanced integrative onc...
The mission of NCCIH is to define, through rigorous scientific investigation, the usefulness and safety of complementary and integrative health interventions and their roles in improving health and health care. The Center was established in 1999 and was known as NCCAM National Center of Complementary and Alternative Medicine until 2015.
Therapeutic practices which are not currently considered an integral part of conventional allopathic medical practice. They may lack biomedical explanations but as they become better researched some (PHYSICAL THERAPY MODALITIES; DIET; ACUPUNCTURE) become widely accepted whereas others (humors, radium therapy) quietly fade away, yet are important historical footnotes. Therapies are termed as Complementary when used in addition to conventional treatments and as Alternative when used instead of conventional treatment.
The discipline concerned with using the combination of conventional (allopathic) medicine and ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE to address the biological, psychological, social, and spiritual aspects of health and illness.
Physicians specializing in MEDICAL ONCOLOGY or its sub-specialties of RADIATION ONCOLOGY or SURGICAL ONCOLOGY.
Individuals enrolled in a school of medicine or a formal educational program in medicine.
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Alternative medicine are whole medical systems that did not fit with conventional medicine as they have completely different philosophies and ideas on the causes of disease, methods of diagnosis and approaches to treatment. Although often overlapping, co...
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