Before you try a complementary therapy, talk with your doctor about the possible value and potential side effects.
Complementary therapies are not meant to take the place of standard medical treatment.
Talk to your doctor if you are interested in trying any of the complementary therapies.
The fact is that Americans are using complementary and alternative therapies.
Magic was not so much an alternative to medical treatment as a complementary therapy.
When a complementary therapy is shown to work, further questions arise.
More than 80% of breast cancer patients have tried complementary therapies.
This is not to say that complementary therapies act only at the psychological level.
Q: I've heard complementary therapies can help with side effects.
What should patients do when using or considering complementary and alternative therapies?