Understanding Medical Cannabis (Marijuana)
An in-depth look at medical cannabis, the types of plants and beneficial compounds, how they are taken and accessed.
Guided Imagery and Music Support during Cancer Treatment
A guide to incorporating imagery and music into cancer therapy.
Reiki: The Basics
Overview of this non-invasive, Japanese healing practice that helps move the body, mind and spirit towards balance and wellness.
Acupuncture: The Basics
Watch out for a hoax when considering unconventional medical treatments
Don't be fooled by hoaxes that prey upon people in need.
Meditation can help relieve stress and is easy to learn.
Biofeedback manipulates the body's physiologic responses that are normally controlled by the autonomic nervous system. It does not cure cancer but can be used to manage stress, anxiety, pain, heart rate, blood pressure and so on.
Reishi Mushrooms (Ganoderma lucidum, Ling Zhi)
Ganoderma lucidum (GL) is a reddish colored mushroom that grows on oak trees in China, Japan, Russia, and the eastern United States.
Mistletoe (Viscum album)
This plant’s extract is often used by people with cancer in an effort to boost the immune system and treat side effects of cancer treatment. Mistletoe is also known as Iscidor, Helixor, Isorel.
Shark cartilage is purported to contain angiogenesis inhibitors, which prevent the formation of new blood vessels that tumors need to grow.
Megadose Vitamin C
Information about mega-dose vitamin C for the treatment of cancer.
Green tea has been promoted as an agent to prevent the development of cancer.
Lycopene is a compound found in tomatoes and is considered a strong anti-oxidant.
The macrobiotic diet is a more restrictive diet promoted to treat cancer.
A New Cancer Cure
Beware of claims in the media of "a new cure for cancer."
The Revici Method for the Treatment of Cancer
The Revici Method is an unconventional therapy for the treatment of cancer.