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10 09, 2014

Dr. Donald Abrams complementary cancer therapy interview revisited

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I had the privilege of interviewing a renowned alternative medicine expert, oncologist Donald Abrams, last January on a Cure Talk broadcast.  One of my most popular posts ever, I thought it was worth a second look and listen: Broadcast features expert nutritional advice for cancer patients   Posted on January 20 2014 by Pat Killingsworth

20 01, 2014

Broadcast features expert nutritional advice for cancer patients

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I was honored to be selected to host an on-air Cure Talk interview with oncologist and integrative medicine specialist, Dr. Donald Abrams Friday evening.  It's a must listen for anyone concerned about nutrition and it's impact on cancer. Dr. Donald Abrams is a cancer and integrative medicine specialist at the UCSF Osher Center of Integrative

8 09, 2013

Tips to help us deal with chronic pain (Part Two)

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Let's not beat-around-the-bush.  In no particular order, here is my list of pain management suggestions I've saved from readers over the years: - Don't be afraid to take over-the-counter and/or prescribed pain medications.  Seems simple enough, but you would be surprised to know how many people don't follow this advice; my wife and father are

18 08, 2013

Alternative/complimentary medicine for myeloma patients (Part Two)

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Did you get a chance to read the National Center for Alternative and Complimentary Medicine report, Complimentary, Alternative or Integrative Health: What's in a Name?  In it, you should have noticed that by far the most commonly used approach involves natural products.  And in that category, nutritional supplements easily tops the list. My short primer

17 08, 2013

Alternative/complimentary medicine for myeloma patients (Part One)

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I have been following a recent debate among the myeloma community: Is it a good idea for a myeloma patient to try alternative medicine?  Several readers seemed to be confusing alternative medicine with complementary medicine.  Did you know that there is a National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine?  I didn’t! A caregiver emailed this