Integrative Oncology

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Integrative Oncology

Music Therapy: Relevance in Oncology

Karen Popkin, LCAT, MT-BC, and Jyothirmai Gubili, MS  / July 25, 2017

The ASCO Post’s Integrative Oncology series is intended to facilitate the availability of evidence-based information on integrative and complementary therapies commonly used by patients with cancer. In this installment, authors Karen Popkin, LCAT, MT-BC, and Jyothirmai Gubili, MS, present the...

Integrative Oncology

Shiitake Mushroom

Ting Bao, MD, DABMA,* MS, AND Jyothirmai Gubili, MS  / June 25, 2017

Ting Bao, MD, DABMA, MS Jyothirmai Gubili, MS The ASCO Post’s Integrative Oncology series is intended to facilitate the availability of evidence-based information on integrative and complementary therapies commonly used by patients with cancer. In this installment, authors Ting Bao...

Supportive Care
Integrative Oncology

The Role of Meditation in Cancer Care

Shelly Latte-Naor, MD, and Jyothirmai Gubili, MS  / May 25, 2017

Shelly Latte-Naor, MD Jyothirmai Gubili, MS The ASCO Post’s Integrative Oncology series is intended to facilitate the availability of evidence-based information on integrative and complementary therapies commonly used by patients with cancer. In this installment, authors Shelly Lat...

Integrative Oncology

Cranberry

Gary Deng, MD, PhD, and Jyothirmai Gubili, MS  / April 25, 2017

The ASCO Post’s Integrative Oncology series is intended to facilitate the availability of evidence- based information on integrative and complementary therapies commonly used by patients with cancer. In this installment, authors Gary Deng, MD, PhD, and Jyothirmai Gubili, MS, present the ...

Supportive Care
Integrative Oncology
Symptom Management
Breast Cancer

Acupuncture for the Management of Hot Flashes

Jun J. Mao, MD, MSCE, and Jyothirmai Gubili, MS  / March 25, 2017

The ASCO Post’s Integrative Oncology series is intended to facilitate the availability of evidence-based information on integrative and complementary therapies commonly used by patients with cancer. In this installment, authors Jun J. Mao, MD, MSCE, and Jyothirmai Gubili, MS, present a case study an...

Integrative Oncology

Soy

Jyothirmai Gubili, MS, Editor Integrative Medicine Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York  / February 25, 2017

The use of dietary supplements by patients with cancer has increased significantly over the past 20 years despite insufficient evidence of safety and effectiveness. Finding reliable sources of information about dietary supplements can be daunting. Patients typically rely on family, friends, and ...

Integrative Oncology

Vitamin D and Cancer: A Uniform Dose Is Unlikely to Fit All Patients

Kathleen M. Wesa, MD, and Barrie R. Cassileth, MS, PhD, Integrative Medicine Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York  / January 25, 2017

Guest Editor Barrie R. Cassileth, MS, PhD Integrative Oncology is guest edited by Barrie R. Cassileth, MS, PhD, of Memorial Sloan ­Kettering Cancer Center, New York. Technically, vitamin D is a secosteroid hormone, not a vitamin. Increasing evidence indicates that vitamin D exerts eff...

Valerian

Jyothirmai Gubili, MS, Editor, Integrative Medicine Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York  / December 10, 2016

The use of dietary supplements by patients with cancer has increased significantly over the past 20 years despite insufficient evidence of safety and effectiveness. Finding reliable sources of information about dietary supplements can be daunting. Patients typically rely on family, friends, and ...

Integrative Oncology

Sleep Disruption in Cancer Survivors: Yoga Offers a Low-Risk Intervention With High Potential for Benefit

Kathleen M. Wesa, MD, Lara Benusis, E-RYT 500, and Barrie R. Cassileth, MS, PhD  / November 25, 2016

The use of nonpharmacologic interventions for symptom control can considerably empower cancer survivors in their pursuit to self-manage symptoms, improve self-care, and speed recovery. — Kathleen M. Wesa, MD (left), Lara Benusis, E-RYT 500 (center), and Barri...

Integrative Oncology

Bromelain

By Jyothirmai Gubili, MS, Editor, Integrative Medicine Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York  / October 25, 2016

Scientific Names: Sulfydryl proteolytic enzyme, cysteine proteinase Common Names: Ananase, Dayto Anase, Traumanase The use of dietary supplements by patients with cancer has increased significantly over the past 20 years despite insufficient evidence of safety and effectiveness. Finding reliabl...

Integrative Oncology

The Role of Music Therapy in Cancer Care

Karen Popkin, LCAT, MT-BC, HPMT  / September 25, 2016

As researchers continue to integrate neuroscientific findings on how music impacts the human brain, we may see more studies examining biomechanisms in music therapy as well as new situations in which music therapy can play a role in the care of patients with cancer. — Karen...

Integrative Oncology

Chamomile

Jyothirmai Gubili, MS, Editor, Integrative Medicine Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York  / August 25, 2016

Integrative Oncology is guest edited by Barrie R. Cassileth, MS, PhD, of Memorial Sloan ­Kettering Cancer Center, New York. The use of dietary supplements by patients with cancer has increased significantly over the past 20 years despite insufficient evidence of safety and effectiveness. Find...

Integrative Oncology

Acupuncture: Does It Alleviate Symptoms Associated With Cancer Care?

Barrie R. Cassileth, MS, PhD, and Ian Yarett, Integrative Medicine Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York  / July 25, 2016

A therapeutic modality of traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture has been extensively investigated in Western medical settings. Its clinical use is increasingly common for the management of pain and other conditions. In the oncology setting, research demonstrates that acupuncture can significantl...

Integrative Oncology

Black Cohosh

Jyothirmai Gubili, MS, Editor, Integrative Medicine Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York  / June 25, 2016

The use of dietary supplements by patients with cancer has increased significantly over the past 20 years despite insufficient evidence of safety and effectiveness. Finding reliable sources of information about dietary supplements can be daunting. Patients typically rely on family, friends, and ...

Integrative Oncology

Fitness: Can Exercise Lengthen Survival in Patients With Cancer?

Barrie R. Cassileth, MS, PhD, Ian Yarett, and Dawn Lemanne, MD, MPH Integrative Medicine Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York  / May 25, 2016

Integrative Oncology is guest edited by Barrie R. Cassileth, MS, PhD, of Memorial Sloan ­Kettering Cancer Center, New York. Regular physical activity has long been associated with decreased risk of disease, including many types of cancer. Such benefits may translate into increased life expectancy o...

Integrative Oncology

Boswellia

Jyothirmai Gubili, MS  / April 25, 2016

The ASCO Post’s Integrative Oncology series is intended to facilitate the availability of evidence-based information on integrative and complementary therapies commonly used by patients with cancer. We chose Boswellia for this issue because of its increasing use by patients with cancer. Gue...

Integrative Oncology

Benefiting From Mind-Body Therapy

Dasha Shkurpela  / March 25, 2016

My diagnosis of early-stage breast cancer at age 35 was a shock, also because I come from a family with no history of cancer. In disbelief, I was literally speechless—I lost my voice completely for several days. I grew up in the former Soviet Union and then in the newly independent Kyrgyzstan. My un...

Integrative Oncology

Mistletoe

Jyothirmai Gubili, MS, Editor, Integrative Medicine Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York  / February 25, 2016

The use of dietary supplements by patients with cancer has increased significantly over the past 20 years despite insufficient evidence of safety and effectiveness. Finding reliable sources of information about dietary supplements can be daunting. Patients typically rely on family, friends, and th...

Integrative Oncology
Symptom Management

Acupuncture for Cancer Symptom Clusters

Lora M. A. Thompson, PhD, and Peter A. S. Johnstone, MD, FACR  / January 25, 2016

Acupuncture has been practiced for thousands of years in Eastern Asian cultures as a component of traditional Chinese medicine.1 In the United States, acupuncture became known to the public as a complementary and alternative medicine technique in the 1970s, but it took many years before it was recog...

Integrative Oncology

Foot Care in Oncology: The Cancer Patient From Ankle to Toe

Mischa P. M. Nagel, David J. Kopsky, MD, Fiona Damstra, MD, Mario E. Lacouture, MD, and Barrie Cassileth, MS, PhD  / December 10, 2015

There is as yet no clinical or research focus on foot complications that result from cancer therapies. Foot conditions, however, are common and have a considerable negative impact on patients’ ambulation, quality of life, and consistent dosing of antineoplastic agents.1-4 There are currently no guid...

Integrative Oncology

Graviola

Jyothirmai Gubili, MS  / November 25, 2015

The use of dietary supplements by patients with cancer has increased significantly over the past 25 years despite insufficient evidence of safety and effectiveness. Finding reliable sources of information about dietary supplements can be daunting. Patients typically rely on family, friends, and the ...

Alternative Therapies: Knowledge Is Power, but Consider the Source

Barrie R. Cassileth, MS, PhD  / October 25, 2015

The use of dietary supplements and other complementary and “alternative” therapies by patients with cancer has increased significantly over the past 20 years despite insufficient evidence of safety and effectiveness. Finding reliable sources of information about complementary therapies can be daunti...

Integrative Oncology

Coriolus versicolor

Jyothirmai Gubili, MS, Editor, Integrative Medicine Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center  / September 10, 2015

The use of dietary supplements by patients with cancer has increased significantly over the past 20 years despite insufficient evidence of safety and effectiveness. Finding reliable sources of information about dietary supplements can be daunting. Patients typically rely on family, friends, and the ...

Integrative Oncology

American Ginseng

Jyothirmai Gubili, MS, Editor, Integrative Medicine Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center  / July 25, 2015

The use of dietary supplements by patients with cancer has increased significantly over the past 20 years despite insufficient evidence of safety and effectiveness. Finding reliable sources of information about dietary supplements can be daunting. Patients typically rely on family, friends, and the ...

Integrative Oncology

The Pediatric Fitness Program: A Mind-Body Approach

Robin Hardbattle, MS, LAc  / July 10, 2015

The fundamental challenge in treating children with cancer centers on how to help relieve their suffering while they undergo difficult care. Typically, they do not yet have adult coping skills, and even if they had some ability to cope, many of the issues they face during treatment are overwhelming....

Integrative Oncology

Maitake

Jyothirmai Gubili, MS  / May 25, 2015

The use of dietary supplements by patients with cancer has increased significantly over the past 2 decades despite insufficient evidence of safety and effectiveness. Finding reliable sources of information about dietary supplements can be daunting. Patients typically rely on family, friends, and the...

Supportive Care
Survivorship

Physiatry Has Become a Valuable Component of Survivorship Care in Cancer Centers

Sean Smith, MD  / May 25, 2015

The role of a physical medicine and rehabilitation physician at cancer centers continues to grow, as survivors live longer and national cancer organizations advocate for more rehabilitation services throughout the continuum of survivorship care. Working with physiatrists at your institution can help...

Issues in Oncology

Staff Support Sessions in an Oncology Setting

Michele Schuman, LMSW, LMT  / April 25, 2015

Work-related issues such as coping skills, stress management, burnout, and compassion fatigue are among the challenges faced by clinical and other staff in cancer treatment centers. Given the emotional consequences of professional caregiving, staff support group meetings are valuable resources for h...

Integrative Oncology

Herbal Supplements: Increasing Problems

Jyothi Gubili, MS, K. Simon Yeung, PharmD, MBA, LAc, and Barrie R. Cassileth, MS, PhD  / March 25, 2015

In Don Quixote, the 1605 Spanish literary masterpiece by Miguel Cervantes, “Balsam of Fierabras” is mentioned often as a therapeutic panacea. It calls for mixing rosemary, wine, oil, and salt. As the story goes, the knight relied heavily on this herbal preparation to relieve him of pain from the man...

Integrative Oncology

Capsaicin

Jyothi Gubili, MS  / February 25, 2015

Scientific name: 8-methyl-N-vanillyl-6-nonenamide Brand names: Zostrix cream 0.025% or 0.075%, Salonpas Gel-Patch Hot, Sinus Buster (homeopathic intranasal spray). The use of dietary supplements by patients with cancer has increased significantly over the past 20 years despite insufficient evidenc...

Integrative Oncology

Aloe Vera

Jyothirmai Gubili, MS  / December 15, 2014

The use of dietary supplements by patients with cancer has increased significantly over the past 2 decades despite insufficient evidence of safety and effectiveness. Finding reliable sources of information about dietary supplements can be daunting. Patients typically rely on family, friends, and the...

Integrative Oncology
Pain Management
Symptom Management

Acupuncture Treatment for Cancer Pain and Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy

Bahar Javdan, BA, and Ting Bao, MD, DABMA, MS  / November 15, 2014

Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese medicine technique that involves inserting and manipulating filiform needles into specific points of the body to achieve a therapeutic effect. According to traditional Chinese medicine, disruptions in the flow of “vital energy” (qi) throughout the body are the un...

Integrative Oncology

Milk Thistle

Jyothirmai Gubili, MS  / October 15, 2014

The use of dietary supplements by patients with cancer has increased significantly over the past 2 decades despite insufficient evidence of safety and effectiveness. Finding reliable sources of information about dietary supplements can be daunting. Patients typically rely on family, friends, and the...

Integrative Oncology

The Role of Music Therapy in Cancer Care

Karen Popkin, LCAT, MT-BC, HPMT  / September 15, 2014

Music therapy, an established adjuvant to standard cancer care, is offered in a growing number of cancer centers throughout the United States and internationally. Defined by the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) as “the evidence-based use of music interventions to accomplish individual goals...

Integrative Oncology

Red Clover

Jyothirmai Gubili, MS  / August 15, 2014

The use of dietary supplements by patients with cancer has increased significantly over the past 2 decades despite insufficient evidence of safety and effectiveness. Finding reliable sources of information about dietary supplements can be daunting. Patients typically rely on family, friends, and the...

Integrative Oncology

Avoiding Antioxidant-Drug Interactions During Cancer Treatment

Dan Labriola, ND, and Robert B. Livingston, MD  / July 25, 2014

Many potential drug-nutrient interactions can affect cancer treatment. It is important to consider these interactions given the significant use of supplements and other self-treatment options during cancer care. Antioxidants account for a large portion of the $32 billion in supplement industry sales...

Integrative Oncology

St. John's Wort

Jyothirmai Gubili, MS  / June 10, 2014

The use of dietary supplements by patients with cancer has increased significantly over the past 2 decades despite insufficient evidence of safety and effectiveness. Finding reliable sources of information about dietary supplements can be daunting. Patients typically rely on family, friends, and the...

Supportive Care
Survivorship

Maximizing the Benefits of Exercise in Patients With Cancer

Kathleen Wesa, MD, Integrative Medicine Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center  / May 15, 2014

Many nonpharmacologic therapies increase both physical and emotional strength during cancer treatment as well as throughout survivorship. These therapies include the mind-body practices of meditation, self-hypnosis, guided imagery, and breath awareness, touch therapies including massage and reflexol...

Integrative Oncology

Haiku: To Take Herbs or Not to?

Jyothirmai Gubili  / May 15, 2014

While botanicals are generally perceived as harmless, many reports in literature indicate that misuse of botanicals can be detrimental. Presented below are a few popular herbs in use today, along with their benefits and risks, especially when taken along with other medications.   Soy isoflavonesgo...

Integrative Oncology

Reishi Mushroom

Jyothirmai Gubili, MS, Editor, Integrative Medicine Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center  / April 15, 2014

Scientific name: Ganoderma lucidum Common names: Ling zhi, lin zi, mushroom of immortality Overview A fungus, reishi mushroom is an important component of the traditional medical systems of China, Japan, Korea, and other Asian countries. It is used to increase energy, stimulate the immune system,...

Survivorship
Integrative Oncology

Survivorship: Living Well During and After Cancer

The ASCO Post  / April 15, 2014

Barrie Cassileth, PhD, Laurance S. Rockefeller Chair in Integrative Medicine and Chief, Integrative Medicine Service, at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) in New York has published a new book called Survivorship: Living Well During and After Cancer. Dr. Cassileth provides readers with u...

Integrative Oncology

The Ketogenic Diet in Cancer Control

Donald Garrity, RD, CDN, Nutrition Counselor, Integrative Medicine Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York  / March 15, 2014

Ketogenic (or very-low-carbohydrate) diets have been employed since the 1920s as nonpharmacologic therapies for epilepsy and, in some instances, have obviated the need for medication for that disease. Since the 1960s, the ketogenic diet has become better known as a means of managing obesity. This wa...

Integrative Oncology

The Best of SIO

Jo Cavallo  / December 15, 2013

The following four abstracts, which describe findings in three clinical studies and one basic science study, were singled out as the top abstracts at this year’s International Conference of the Society for Integrative Oncology. Self-Administered Acupressure Zick S, Wyatt G, Murphy S; et al: The ef...

Integrative Oncology

Ginkgo biloba

Jyothirmai Gubili, MS Editor, Integrative Medicine Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center  / December 15, 2013

The use of dietary supplements by patients with cancer has increased significantly over the past 2 decades despite insufficient evidence of safety and effectiveness. Finding reliable sources of information about dietary supplements can be daunting. Patients typically rely on family, friends, and the...

Supportive Care

Yoga to Manage Sleep Disruption in Cancer Survivors: A Low-Risk Intervention With High Potential for Benefit

Kathleen M. Wesa, MD, Lara Benusis, E-RYT 500, and Barrie R. Cassileth, MS, PhD  / November 15, 2013

Impaired sleep quality is a concerning problem for many patients with cancer, and pharmacologic treatments come with many negative effects. Several small studies indicate that yoga improves persistent fatigue, sleep disturbance, anxiety, and quality of life, in addition to reducing the need for slee...

Integrative Oncology

Herb-Drug Interactions in Oncology  

K. Simon Yeung, PharmD, MBA, LAc, Jyothirmai Gubili, MS, and Barrie Cassileth, MS, PhD, Integrative Medicine Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center  / October 15, 2013

Guest Editor Integrative Oncology is guest edited by Barrie R. Cassileth, MS, PhD, Chief of the Integrative Medicine Service and Laurance S. Rockefeller Chair in Integrative Medicine at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York. The Integrative Medicine Service at Memorial Sloan-Kettering C...

Integrative Oncology

Acupuncture May Reduce Arm Lymphedema in Patients with Breast Cancer 

Matthew Stenger  / August 15, 2013

Integrative Oncology is guest edited by Barrie R. Cassileth, MS, PhD, Chief of the Integrative Medicine Service and Laurance S. Rockefeller Chair in Integrative Medicine at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York. The Integrative Medicine Service at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center d...

Integrative Oncology

Shiitake Mushroom 

Jyothirmai Gubili, MS Editor, Integrative Medicine Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center  / July 10, 2013

The use of dietary supplements by patients with cancer has increased significantly over the past 2 decades despite insufficient evidence of safety and effectiveness. Finding reliable sources of information about dietary supplements can be daunting. Patients typically rely on family, friends, and the...

Integrative Oncology

Vitamin D and Cancer: A Uniform Dose Is Unlikely to Fit All Patients 

Kathleen M. Wesa, MD, and Barrie R. Cassileth, MS, PhD  / June 25, 2013

Integrative Oncology is guest edited by Barrie R. Cassileth, MS, PhD, Chief of the Integrative Medicine Service and Laurance S. Rockefeller Chair in Integrative Medicine at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York. The Integrative Medicine Service at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center d...

Integrative Oncology

Flaxseed

Barrie R. Cassileth, MS, PhD, Guest Editor  / April 15, 2013

Dietary supplement use by patients with cancer has increased significantly over the past 2 decades despite insufficient evidence of safety and effectiveness. Finding reliable sources of information about dietary supplements can be daunting. Patients typically rely on family, friends, and the Interne...

Integrative Oncology

Fitness: Can Exercise Lengthen Survival in Patients with Cancer? 

By Barrie R. Cassileth, MS, PhD, Ian Yarett, and Dawn Lemanne, MD, MPH Integrative Medicine Service Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York  / March 15, 2013

Regular physical activity has long been associated with decreased risk of disease, including many types of cancer. Such benefits may translate into increased life expectancy of up to 4.5 years, with even the lowest levels of activity providing some survival advantage.1 Most strikingly, however, evid...

Integrative Oncology

Turmeric 

Barrie R. Cassileth, MS, PhD, Guest Editor  / February 15, 2013

The use of dietary supplements by cancer patients has risen significantly over the past 2 decades despite insufficient evidence of safety and effectiveness. Finding reliable sources of information about dietary supplements can be daunting. Patients typically rely on family, friends, and the Internet...

Integrative Oncology

Green Tea

Barrie R. Cassileth, MS, PhD, Guest Editor  / January 15, 2013

The use of dietary supplements by cancer patients has risen significantly over the past 2 decades despite insufficient evidence of safety and effectiveness. Finding reliable sources of information about dietary supplements can be daunting. Patients typically rely on family, friends, and the Internet...

Integrative Oncology

Acupuncture: Does It Alleviate Symptoms Associated with Cancer Care?

Barrie R. Cassileth, MS, PhD, and Ian Yarett  / December 15, 2012

A therapeutic modality of traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture has been extensively investigated in Western medical settings. Its clinical use is increasingly common for the management of pain and other conditions. In the oncology setting, research demonstrates that acupuncture can significantl...

Integrative Oncology

Dong Quai

Barrie R. Cassileth, MS, PhD  / November 15, 2012

Scientific Name: Angelica sinensis Common Names: Chinese angelica, dang gui, tang kuei, tan kue Overview Dong quai is a perennial herb indigenous to China, Japan, and Korea. Its root has been used for centuries as a spice, tonic, and medicine. Dong quai is mentioned in Shen Nong Ben Cao Jing, the...

Integrative Oncology

Antioxidant Supplementation in Patients with Cancer: Is It Safe and Effective?

Barrie Cassileth, PhD, and Ian Yarett  / October 15, 2012

Antioxidant supplements are widely used by healthy individuals as a preventive measure against cancer and heart disease and by patients with cancer to promote healing and prevent recurrence. Studies suggest that dietary supplements are used by up to 81% of cancer survivors, and that 14% to 32% begin...

Integrative Oncology

Astragalus

Barrie R. Cassileth, PhD, Guest Editor  / August 15, 2012

The use of dietary supplements by cancer patients has risen significantly over the past 2 decades despite insufficient evidence of safety and effectiveness. Finding reliable sources of information about dietary supplements can be daunting. Patients typically rely on family, friends, and the Internet...

Breast Cancer
Integrative Oncology

Soy Phytoestrogens and Breast Cancer: An Enduring Dilemma

Barrie R. Cassileth, PhD, and Ian Yarett  / July 15, 2012

The impact of soy consumption on breast cancer diagnosis and outcome has remained of concern to clinicians and researchers for the past 20 years. Although studied extensively in epidemiologic studies as well as lab and animal research, no medical consensus on soy’s effects has emerged. Many studies ...

Integrative Oncology

Acai Berry

Barrie R. Cassileth, PhD  / June 15, 2012

The use of dietary supplements by patients with cancer has risen significantly over the past 2 decades despite insufficient evidence of safety and effectiveness. Finding reliable sources of information about dietary supplements can be daunting. Patients typically rely on family, friends, and the Int...

Integrative Oncology

Integrative Medicine Offers Added Value for Patients with Cancer

Carolyn M. Matthews, MD  / November 1, 2011

Addressing a patient’s physical, emotional, and spiritual needs during the cancer journey, integrative medicine combines such time-honored therapies as nutrition, exercise, and meditation alongside allopathic approaches to cancer care, with the ultimate goal of improving survival rates and reducing ...

Integrative Oncology

A Conversation with Barrie R. Cassileth, PhD

Jo Cavallo  / August 15, 2011

Barrie R. Cassileth, PhD, Chief, Integrative Medicine Service at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) in New York, recently spoke with The ASCO Post about her quest to stamp out the illegitimate use of alternative medicine in cancer care and the results from her latest research. A researc...

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