How to integrate your choices
Find guidance for making treatment decisions, finding integrative medicine professionals, accessing integrative medicine, and affording cancer treatment.
Handbooks for cancer types
We’re building further handbooks on broad cancer types. While we’re assembling the new handbooks, we share these from our predecessor site, Beyond Conventional Cancer Therapies.
Resources for other cancer types
Pangal DJ, Baertsch H et al. Complementary and alternative medicine for the treatment of gliomas: scoping review of clinical studies, patient outcomes, and toxicity profiles. World Neurosurgery. 2021 Jul;151:e682-e692.
Ben-Arye E, Samuels N, Lavie O. Integrative medicine for female patients with gynecologic cancer. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. 2018 Sep/Oct;24(9-10):881-889.
Frenkel M, Slater R, Sapire K, Sierpina V. Complementary and integrative medicine in lung cancer: questions and challenges. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. 2018 Sep/Oct;24(9-10):862-871.
Frenkel M, David A, Sapire K, Hausner D. Complementary and integrative medicine in pancreatic cancer. Current Oncology Reports. 2023 Mar;25(3):231-242.
Find complementary therapies for each cancer type
You can search for therapies showing benefit for a specific cancer type in our reviews of complementary therapies. Select a cancer type from the filters along the left side of the page. Reviews of Complementary Therapies ›
Integrative approaches to cancer treatment
We’re building further handbooks on integrative approaches to cancer treatment.
Managing symptoms and side effects
Handbooks on further side effects and symptoms are available on our predecessor site, Beyond Conventional Cancer Therapies:
We’re updating these handbooks and building further handbooks on managing side effects and symptoms.
Learn about what your body terrain is and how it’s related to cancer, cancer treatments, survival, cancer risk, and symptoms and side effects common with cancer.
Levels of some nutrients also impact your response to cancer or cancer treatments, other body terrain factors, and/or your experience of side effects or symptoms common with cancer.