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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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I am Doug, I have brain cancer; I am told it is terminal, but the “good” kind of terminal. I can assure you that receiving that news was not as good as I think the people telling me thought it would be. But I choose never to define myself with negatives or problems so I will begin again; Hi, my name is Doug, a current defending two-time world rowing champion. That sounds better. Here is just a small summary of my adventure last year.

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