You want to know your options for cancer treatment. And you want to know what works. We’re here to help.

Michael Lerner Co-Founder
Michael Lerner Co-Founder

Is integrative cancer care right for you?

You have options in conventionalthe cancer care offered by conventionally trained physicians and most hospitals; examples are chemotherapy, surgery, and radiotherapy care, in complementaryin cancer care, complementary care involves the use of therapies intended to enhance or add to standard conventional treatments; examples include supplements, mind-body approaches such as yoga or psychosocial therapy, and acupuncture care, and in self carelifestyle actions and behaviors that may impact cancer outcomes; examples include eating health-promoting foods, limiting alcohol, increasing physical activity, and managing stress. Combining them may help extend life, reduce side effects, or delay or prevent recurrence. That’s integrative cancer care.

Your journey with cancer. Your choices in care.

Help me learn about cancer care options

Explore the different types of cancer care and how each may contribute to your unique treatment approach.

What’s right for me now?

Explore the options available, whether you’re newly diagnosed, finishing treatment, facing recurrence, in another key phase of cancer—or you want to reduce your risk of cancer.

Let me explore cancer therapies and handbooks

See ratings and reviews of therapies that might complement your conventional treatment. Browse handbooks that offer practical guidance in creating your own treatment approach.

Connect me with others who can guide me

Read stories from others who have shared their experiences, find support through Healing Circles and cancer retreats, or request a volunteer to guide you through this website.

For those supporting people with cancer

How we work to earn and keep your trust


We receive no funding from manufacturers or retailers of complementary therapies. We are able to maintain an independent, balanced voice in our assessments and ratings.


We investigate therapies and related topics, relying heavily on peer-reviewed studies and reviews in medical and scientific journals. We share our sources so that you can see where our information comes from.

Trusted and respected

Our many advisors and other integrative oncology experts and look to CancerChoices as a trusted resource on integrative cancer care. Our previous site (BCCT) was the highest rated for quality and trustworthiness of information on complementary cancer therapies among 11 websites. Read more ›

to guide you

Now that you’re here, let’s take a moment—together. It’s time for a deep breath. For a bit of weight to lift from your shoulders. For a quiet moment to reflect on something that means everything: you are not alone in your cancer journey. We are with you as an independent, science-informed guide to support you in making your own cancer care decisions. So, take a breath, and when you’re centered and ready, we invite you to explore our many resources.