Complementary Therapies and Side Effects
This is a podcast/PDF from Living Beyond Breast Cancer about managing treatment side effects with complementary therapies. The speaker, Barrie Cassileth, MD, is a well known expert in this field, and this is quite interesting. In my own experience, lots of women use acupuncture, meditation, massage, and Reiki to help themselves through treatment--all potentially useful with no harmful side effects. The rule continues to be to check with your doctor before using anything that you swallow (which might interfere with the chemotherapy or other drugs).
Here is the introduction and then a link:
Complementary Medicine: Managing Side Effects
When: Tuesday, May 3, 2011