The Evidence House: Valuing What the Physician Sees in Practice

Interpreting study results involves assessing the trade-offs between highly controlled situations and relevance to real life, then using the evidence that makes the most sense in the situation.

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Why Randomized Controlled Trials Don’t Always Tell the Real-World Story

RCTs are not always the best approach to get definitive answers to clinical questions.

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Complementary Therapies and Cancer: How Much Evidence Is Enough?

We view the use of science-informed, low-risk, affordable therapies as a reasonable option for patients. Stronger evidence of benefit is needed for therapies that are risky, expensive, or otherwise burdensome.

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Understanding Research Studies

Evidence that a therapy “works” runs a whole range from unreliable to trustworthy. In this post, we consider the design of research studies.

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CancerChoices Complementary Therapy Reviews: Top-Rated on Quality and Trustworthiness

We received the highest rating among the sites evaluated for quality and trustworthiness of information on cancer complementary therapies, with a total score of 4.9/5.

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Vitamin D: Hit the Sweet Spot to Reduce Cancer Risk

Evidence so far shows a lower risk of many types of cancer among people with mid-range blood vitamin D levels compared to low levels. However, if your blood level is already in the middle range, taking vitamin D supplements might not bring much benefit regarding cancer risk.

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SIO & ASCO Collaborate on Clinical Practice Guidelines

The collaboration represents the deepening fusion of conventional and integrative oncology.

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Reflections from a Breast Surgeon with Breast Cancer on How to Improve Cancer Care

It was only when I was diagnosed in 2015 with stage 3 breast cancer that I realised how little I actually knew, and how ill-prepared many patients are to face the hurdles in front of them.

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Reducing Cancer Risks and Improving Outcomes

Addressing risk factors collectively as individuals, families, and communities, and also through public policy will have the greatest benefits.

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Mining Google for Integrative Medicine Topics: Lower Yields

Google has changed its algorithm for searches, which changes the way Google ranks websites.

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