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Complementary and Alternative Medicine Mention and Recommendations are Lacking in Colon Cancer

Jeremy Y. Ng et al.  | Published on 8/3/2020
Cancer patients often utilize complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in hopes that it will treat their disease and improve their physical and emotional well-being; past research has found that up to 80 % of patients diagnosed with colorectal cancer use CAM. Caution must be taken, however, as some CAM therapies can be shown to be detrimental to patient health. This study identified the quantity and quality of recommendations associated with CAM in clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) for the treatment and/or management of colon cancer. Read more here.

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