Resource Roundup: Integrative Medicine for Cancer Treatment and Prevention - Yuri A/Shutterstock

With a condition as pervasive as cancer, a whole-person treatment approach is crucial. Unfortunately, conventional healthcare often puts too much focus on the cancer itself and not enough on the patient’s actual needs. This is where integrative medicine comes in.

Unlike alternative therapies, which are often proposed as replacements for conventional medicine, integrative therapies are evidence-based, nonsurgical, and nonpharmaceutical approaches that complement traditional cancer care.

In this article, we’ve compiled some of our most insightful resources on integrative cancer treatment and prevention. This roundup addresses every stage of cancer care with articles on early detection, complementary therapies during treatment, and prevention.

Continue reading to learn about an integrative oncologist’s top “clinical pearls”, strategies to help improve chemotherapy effectiveness, nutritional protocols for immune resilience, and more.