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Integrative Medicine: How Holistic Therapies Can Help

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title163718830.pngPhysicians are trained to utilize modern scientific means to combat cancer at its source, but they are the first to admit these treatments that “cure” can take a huge toll on the patient.  The side effects of chemotherapy and radiation are well known: pain, discomfort, nausea and other issues that require their own set of treatments. That the physical well-being of the patients with life-threatening illnesses is inextricably linked to their emotional state has become widely accepted. Merging integrative health services with medical care and psychosocial support can improve the quality of treatment for these patients. 


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Topics: integrative medicine, Pediatric Cancer, Blood Disorders, holistic healing

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