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Enhancing Cancer Care: Complementary therapy and support

Jennifer Barraclough

Abstract

This book is a guide to complementary cancer therapies, also described as natural or holistic therapies. More and more patients are turning to these therapies as there is now considerable evidence that they can help with symptom control and quality of life, and that some may also extend survival. Complementary therapies can also provide the patient with a greater sense of control regarding the management of their illness. The book provides commentary on a broad range of complementary therapies and features practical advice on how to implement therapies to enhance current practice. The first pa ... More

Keywords: cancer, complementary therapies, symptom control, quality of life, primary care, acupuncture, aromatherapy, exercise, cancer care, hospices

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780199297559
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297559.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jennifer Barraclough, editor
Bach Foundation Registered Practitioner, Auckland, New Zealand; former Consultant in Psychological Medicine, Oxford Radcliffe Hospital NHS Trust, United Kingdom

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