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Exercise for Cancer Patients – Fitness after Treatment

Exercise is good news for everyone, even for people who are recovering from a serious illness. However, the level of physical activity that a person undertakes (including planned exercise) must be tailored to suit their capabilities. Information in a book can only be written in a general way, so before taking any form of exercise, Read more

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Contemporary Unorthodox Treatments in Cancer

The conventional treatments are relatively well known. Some patients also seek out other less well documented therapies, especially when they feel that established treatments have failed. It must be stressed, however, that the examples of alter¬native treatments are not ‘miracle cures’. Occasionally accounts of spectacular results are reported in the press or promotional books written Read more

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Complementary Treatments to Help with Stress during Cancer

The terms ‘alternative therapy’ and ‘complementary therapy’ are used to describe a range of treatments available from practitioners and therapists who work to treat the whole body, either alongside, or instead of, treatments offered by conventional medicine. To help make clear the differences in meaning, the following descrip¬tions are commonly accepted. – Conventional medicine covers Read more