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2010 National Health Information Award, Silver
2010 National Indie Excellence Award, Medical
2010 Mom's Choice Award, Gold, Adult Books - Mind, Body & Spirit
2009 National Best Books Award, Health - Cancer
2010 Benjamin Franklin Award, Health, Wellness & Nutrition
2009 National Best Books Award, Health - Alternative Medicine
Written for consumers, patients, and families seeking reliable information about nontraditional therapies, this is a quick and easy guide to the latest information about complementary and alternative methods most commonly available to people with cancer. It includes more than 250 entries covering a broad range of topics, such as herbs, vitamins, minerals, mind/body/spirit, diet and nutrition, physical touch, and biological methods. Each entry provides a synopsis of what the method involves and what effects can occur. Current research findings are explained in brief and understandable language, providing fast access to specific areas of interest.
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The American Cancer Society is an organization committed to fighting cancer through balanced programs of research, education, patient service, advocacy, and rehabilitation. Its goals emphasize prevention, early detection, and screening; comprehensive treatment information; answers to questions about insurance, money, and planning for the future; and strategies for coping with the physical symptoms and emotional effects of cancer. They are based in Atlanta, Georgia.Review:
"This massive reference book spells out the evidence, or lack of it, for hundreds of therapies, as well as their possible side effects." —Parade Magazine
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