A-Z of symptoms/ outcomes

This page gives you an alphabetical  overview of symptoms associated with cancer. It also includes outcomes of anticancer treatment (survival, tumour response) and cancer prevention. 

By clicking on a symptom or outcome, you can access those CAM Cancer treatment summaries that include research findings for this specific symptom or outcome. Please read the respective sections of the CAM Cancer summaries. 

NB: Being listed here does not imply that these treatments are safe and effective. The overview includes symptoms or treatments that CAM Cancer covers in its evaluations (see Methodology) and is not necessarily complete. Further, it is not a list of recommended treatments. 

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Anticancer treatment

Although complementary and alternative medicines (CAM) are mostly used in supportive and palliative care, some have also been assessed as anticancer treatments in clinical trials. We have summarized the available research on survival, progression-free interval and tumour response for the treatments listed below. Please read the respective sections of the CAM Cancer summaries – being listed here does not imply that these treatments are safe and effective!

Survival/ tumour response

Prevention

We have summarized the available research on cancer prevention for the treatments listed below. Please read the respective sections of the CAM Cancer summaries – being listed here does not imply that these treatments are safe and effective! 

Cancer prevention

Oral submucosal fibrosis

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