|November 21, 2013||
Efficacy of a Medical Nutriment in the Treatment of Cancer
A recent study found that a large percentage of breast and prostate cancer patients use some form of complementary therapy, with vitamins being used by 63% and 37% of breast and prostate cancer patients, respectively, and diet and nutrition therapy being used by 84% and 46% of these patients. This study suggests that cancer patients have a strong desire to seek out alternative diet and nutritional therapies to augment their conventional cancer therapy. The challenge to physicians and healthcare providers, then, is to provide information to cancer patients about which therapies are likely to be beneficial to them in preventing recurrence of cancer and promoting their well-being.
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