Some complementary medicine may help relieve certain symptoms of cancer, relieve side effects of cancer treatment or improve a patient's sense of well-being. At the Skagit Regional Health Cancer Care Center we make the following complementary therapy available to our patients.
Good nutrition can assist in aiding tolerance to treatment, enhance energy level and support the immune system. There is a myriad of information regarding cancer and nutrition available in print and via the Internet. Please proceed with caution and be aware that our center can provide a professional opinion on your current resources. Please ask your physician or nurse for a referral or call 360-814-2435.
For additional information about healthy eating through cancer treatment visit American Institute for Cancer Research and American Cancer Society.
Thinking About Complementary and Alternative Medicine: A Guide For People With Cancer
For additional information about Complementary Therapies visit National Cancer Institute.