Complementary Oncology Report
Complementary Oncology Report is a source for like-minded practitioners, with a TCM and Complementary Health background, to engage in evidence-based integrative oncology. In our studies in Australia, the US and China, and our meetings with orthodox oncologists, we have found both an increasing acceptance of the idea of integration and an increasing amount of evidence to support these integrative approaches to oncology. This is due to an increasing number of studies on the efficacy of botanical, non-standard interventions and a real need to provide the best treatment for cancer patients.
Forsythiae Fructus (lianqiao) is one of the most fundamental herbs in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). It is a typical heat-clearing and detoxicating herb, according to TCM [...]
Folic Acid Supplementation Adversely Affects Chemosensitivity of Colon Cancer Cells to 5-fluorouracil
Folic acid (FA) fortification and widespread supplemental use have significantly increased folate status in North America. Furthermore, >50% of colorectal cancer patients use FA supplement. The [...]
Pre-diagnostic wine consumption may reduce the risk of death and relapse among non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma patients, according to an epidemiology study presented at the American Association for [...]
The levels of different molecules within tumour cells yield information about cancer’s nature – and in breast cancer, one of the most crucial for helping guide [...]
Breast cancer–related lymphedema is an ongoing challenge for many survivors. A variety of treatments are available for the management of lymphedema, but the evidence supporting them [...]