Complementary Alternative Medicine

Acupuncture Reduces Aromatase Inhibitor Joint Pain in Women with Breast Cancer (12-14-2017)

According to a well designed study presented at the 2017 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium acupuncture is effective in reducing pain and stiffness associated with aromatase inhibitor (AI) therapy in women with early-stage breast cancer.1 Stiffness and... Continue Reading

Alternative Medicine Used Alone Appears to Reduce Survival Rates in Cancer Patients (08-16-2017)

Patients who choose to receive alternative therapy as treatment for curable cancers instead of conventional cancer treatment have a higher risk of death, according to researchers from the Cancer Outcomes, Public Policy and Effectiveness Research Center... Continue Reading

High Prevalence of CAM Use Among Thyroid Cancer Patients (11-1-2010)

Among patients with thyroid cancer, use of complementary and alternative medicine is common, with more than 80% reporting use. These results were presented at the 14th International Thyroid Congress. Complementary and alternative medicines are therapies... Continue Reading

Fish Oil Linked to Reduction in Breast Cancer Risk (07-9-2010)

A recent study suggests that regular use of fish oil supplements may reduce the risk of breast cancer. These findings were published in the journal of Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention.[1] Dietary supplements are a booming business—Americans... Continue Reading

Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Common in Pediatric Cancer Patients (04-9-2010)

Pediatric cancer patients commonly use complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), according to a review article recently published in the journal Pediatrics.[1] The landscape of medicine has been dramatically changing over the past several decades.... Continue Reading

Combination of Herceptin® with Non–anthracycline-based Chemotherapy Appears to Be Effective (12-15-2009)

Among women with early, HER2-positive breast cancer, the addition of Herceptin® (trastuzumab) to adjuvant chemotherapy reduces the risk of cancer recurrence and improves survival. Herceptin provides a benefit in combination with either anthracycline-... Continue Reading

Women&Cancer Magazine Features Paula Zahn on Spring 2008 Cover (03-8-2009)

Women&Cancer Magazine Features Paula Zahn on Spring 2008 Cover March 17, 2008 Press Contact: Diana Price (208) 727-2108, ext. 202 March 17, 2008-Zahn Appears on Women&Cancer cover, Spring 2008 News anchor and cancer... Continue Reading