Complementary and alternative medicines in management of prostate cancer

A newly published paper in the Journal of Urology has reported on the use of complementary and alternative medicines (CAMs) among a cohort of nearly 8,000 American patients with a diagnosis of prostate cancer between 1996 and 2016. … READ MORE …

Harris Poll shows that 40 percent of Americans think “alternative therapies alone can cure cancer”

The above headline comes from information released yesterday by the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO). … READ MORE …

Alternative medicine in the treatment of cancer (prostate cancer included)

There are very few good and thorough clinical studies on the use and the long-term effectiveness or efficacy of alternative forms of medicine in the treatment of cancer (let alone the treatment of prostate cancer specifically). … READ MORE …

Seeking information about CAMs in the prevention and management of prostate cancer

That National Cancer Institute has very recently updated the available information about complementary and alternative medicines in the management of prostate cancer on the Physician Data Query or PDQ® system. … READ MORE …

Complementary and alternative medicine and prostate cancer care

The current issue of Urologic Clinics of North America, edited by Mark Moyad, MD, of the University of Michigan Medical Center, includes a series of review articles dealing with complementary and alternative care in the prevention and management of urologic disorders in general and prostate cancer in particular. … READ MORE …

Use of CAM among rural prostate cancer patients in one US state

There is significant use of a variety of forms of complementary and alternative forms of medicine (CAM) among patients with localized prostate cancer. A new study in the Journal of Community Health has explored the prevalence and predictors of such behavior in a rural community setting. … READ MORE …

Complementary and alternative medicine and newly diagnosed prostate cancer

A new study from a team associated with the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington, reports data on the use of complementary and alternative forms of medicine (CAM) in the management of newly diagnosed prostate cancer. … READ MORE …