Researchers of Traditional, Complementary, Alternative, & Integrative Medicine and Health

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Naturopathic Oncology Care for Pediatric Cancers: A Practice Survey

The majority of pediatric oncology patients report use of complementary and alternative medicine. Some naturopathic doctors (NDs) provide supportive pediatric oncology care; however, little information exists to formally describe this clinical practice. A survey was conducted with members of the Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians ( to describe recommendations across four therapeutic domains: natural health products (NHPs), nutrition, physical medicine, and mental/emotional support. Read more here.