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Complementary/Alternative Medicine

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Enhancing Cancer Care

Author: Jennifer Barraclough (Ed.)
ISBN #: 978-0-19-929755
Publisher: Oxford University Press

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“(…)is a practical, evidence-based guide to complementary cancer therapies, which are becoming popular alongside orthodox treatments as part of the ‘integrative’ approach to care. These therapies can benefit patients by relieving distressing symptoms, boosting their resistance to the cancer, and giving them a greater sense of control regarding the management of their illness”

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