Ask-the-Expert Conferences: Complementary Medicine


In this section you can read the answers given by breast cancer experts to these and many other important questions related to complementary treatments for breast cancer:

  • Are there any studies that show benefits of massage therapy in relation to breast cancer? Answer.
  • Are there any cautions that should be considered with St. John's Wort or any of the other complementary medications? Answer.
  • Is there evidence-based support for classical forms of acupuncture treatment for people living with cancer? Answer.
  • Should my regular doctor talk with my Chinese medicine doctor about my treatments? How can I get them to connect? Answer.
  • When seeking complementary treatment, what should we be looking for — or looking out for? Answer.

The conference transcripts in this section are part of the Breastcancer.org Ask-the-Expert Online Conference program.

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