Tag: integrative medicine

Integrative cancer treatments — using chemotherapy as part of a larger treatment regimen — is a combination of medical treatments and complementary therapies to cope with the symptoms and side effects. Dr. Jonathan Stegall, who heads The Center for Advanced Medicine in Atlanta, is among the health care professionals at the forefront of the movement. […]

While natural cancer treatments are gathering momentum, integrative medicine also continues to gain ground as patients seek options outside of full-dose chemotherapy, radiation, or surgery. The demand for complementary and alternative therapies is increasing in the United States. The American Hospital Association (AHA) reported in 2011 that 42 percent of responding hospitals offer one or […]