Volume : VII, Issue : VI, June - 2018

Is Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM), New Hope in Field of oncology?

M. Q Baiq, Asha Latha D, Ajay G. V, Mamun Khan

Abstract :

 Awareness of Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is increasing and has been frequently used by cancer patients. The benefit of complementary medicine is that it helps in enhancing the quality of life in patients, can reduce the side effects of conventional therapy. Due consideration of side effects and interactions with the Chemotherapy and radiation should be considered as it may reduce the effectiveness of cancer therapy and jeopardize the outcome of therapy. Evidence regarding the efficacy and safety of CAM is reviewed. Oncologists should have knowledge about the most commonly used remedies, or at least be able to direct patients to reliable sources of information

Keywords :

CAM   PHYTOESTROGENS   ISOFLANOIDS   ANTIANGIOGEN  

Article: Download PDF    DOI : https://www.doi.org/10.36106/paripex  

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M.Q Baiq, Asha Latha D, Ajay G.V, Mamun Khan, Is Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM), New Hope in Field of oncology?, PARIPEX‾INDIAN JOURNAL OF RESEARCH : Volume-7 | Issue-6 | June-2018


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