Information On Lung Cancer

Written by Patricia Tunstall
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Information on lung cancer is available from quite a few medical establishment and alternative sources. Although the two groups often have opposing approaches to cancer treatment, they are not as far apart as they were just a few years ago. This is due, in part, to the development of integrative medicine, which includes the possibility of using alternative cancer remedies alongside orthodox treatment.

Going online is the fastest, easiest way to find information on lung cancer from a wide variety of groups. Just doing a search for "alternative cancer therapy" will bring up a list of organizations and other sources that will provide material you can use for your education in alternative cancer treatment. These groups range from government-sponsored entities, such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), to the National Library of Medicine (NLM), the world's largest medical library.

Information on Lung Cancer Alternative Medicine

For those who have not explored alternative thinking on medical issues, reading the treatment options may be surprising. Herbal remedies, natural chemotherapy, and dietary changes are urged as bringing more than healthy lifestyle changes. They are seen as preventive and curative therapy for cancer.

To get an idea of the range of approaches to the treatment of cancer and to obtain information on lung cancer in particular, you might want to take a look at the websites of the National Cancer Institute and the Cancer Treatment Centers of America. Within the conventional medical establishment, these two present different emphases in their recommendations. The former tends to adhere to orthodox treatment, whereas the Cancer Treatment Centers have developed an integrative medicine approach for their patients.


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