Prescription in oncology: Homeopathy or psychotherapies and nicotine substitutes?
[Prescription in oncology: Homeopathy or psychotherapies and nicotine substitutes?] Bull Cancer. 2018 Jun 20;: Authors: Braillon A, Taiebi F PMID: 29935913 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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CONCLUSION: The prevalence of complementary and alternative medicines administration is high, even if scientific evidence is limited regarding the effects, mechanisms of action and security of CAM. Research is necessary to improve the communication and council quality to the family, optimize supportive cares and reinforce the pharmacovigilance. PMID: 30771881 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
This study was not designed to directly compare non-conventional therapies with conventional ones, and the results do not mean that all unproven remedies are useless. In fact, an unproven treatment may become conventional if rigorous research proves its worth. There are many types of alternative treatments (including herbs, vitamins, homeopathy, yoga, and acupuncture) that might have different effects and have not yet been well studied. Importantly, this study did not examine the interaction of conventional and alternative treatments (which in some cases may cause problems). In addition, this study did not actually find th...
A survey published in The Lancet journal finds 220 cancer patients who turned to GoFundMe to pay for homeopathic treatment which is not based on modern science. At least 28 per cent of those patients died after their fundraising campaigns started.
A survey published in The Lancet journal tracked 220 cancer patients who turned to GoFundMe to pay for homeopathic treatment which is not based on modern science. At least 28 per cent of those patients died and research points to an increased risk of death among those who seek alternative treatments.
' Crowdfunding'campaigns for the homeopathic treatment of cancer raise a lot of money and are mostly an American phenomenon.Medscape Medical News
ConclusionsThe combination of a homeopathic medicine and a hetero-isotherapic illustrates both the principles of “similarity” and “the identical”. It has proved to be an excellent response to the side effects of tamoxifen. By enhancing the patient’s quality of life, this combined approach also improved adherence to tr eatment.
CONCLUSION: The collaboration between HONK and IKOM established iHOM in paediatric oncology in Bern. In this setting, iHOM was a safe and supportive additional treatment for various indications during the conventional cancer care. However, no generalizable results can be deducted from these data. We emphasize future research on this topic. PMID: 30477851 [PubMed - in process]
Condition: Breast Cancer Interventions: Drug: Placebo pills of Radium bromatum; Drug: Radium bromatum pills; Drug: Radium bromatum/Apis mellifica/Belladonna placebo pills; Drug: Radium bromatum/Apis mellifica/Belladonna pills Sponsor: Institut de Cancérologie de la Loire Not yet recruiting