Resources & Links
Our Patient Resource Library has books, DVDs and CDs on a variety of complementary health practices. Our librarian is available to answer your questions about how to search for reliable information. You can also use the computers in our library to search the Natural Standard, which has information on complementary medicine practices, brand name products and drugs to avoid.
Complementary Medicine Websites
The following sites are reliable sources of information about complementary medicine therapies:
This National Institute of Health website provides evidence about complementary therapies to help you make informed, healthy decisions. They also provide a quarterly newsletter and “Time to Talk” for tips on discussing complementary therapies with your doctor.
Enter the words “cancer fraud” in the search box found in the upper-right corner of the page.
Don’t be misled by scams and commercial sites. These websites are reliable sources of up-to-date information about healthy living.
This site co-sponsored by the National Library of Medicine and the Institute of Health includes health topics, surgery videos, drug information and more.
Sponsored by the federal government, this site offers Quick Guides to healthy living and personal health tools and recommendations.
This site has recipes and healthy tips to help prevent cancer.
Cancer-related information, chat rooms and discussion boards
Stories, artwork and cancer treatment summaries
Free access to teleconferences and podcasts
Advocacy activities, guidebooks and support services
Breast cancer news and message boards
Treatment and clinical trial information
Cancer survivor toolbox
If you’d like to learn more about a specific complementary medicine practice, or if you’re looking for licensed complementary therapy providers, these sites can help.