National Complementary Therapy Resources
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Cancer Society (ACS)
800.ACS.2345 or 866.228.4327 (TTY)
Provides information and services for all forms of
cancer, diagnosis, treatment and more. See Books and More for guide on complementary
and alternative cancer methods.
Holistic Health Association (AHHA)
Offers free resources to encourage people to take holistic approach to life.
Web site has listings of practitioners, programs and materials.
Holistic Medicine Association (AHMA)
Provides information about choosing a holistic practitioner. Web site has listings
of practitioners, programs and materials.
Institute for Cancer Research (AICR)
Information on nutrition and cancer.
for Mind-Body Medicine
Promotes complementary cancer care that combines standard treatments with alternative
approaches. Center’s services are available to all, regardless of ability
Cancer Help Program
Commonweal Cancer Help Program provides information to people who want to make
informed choices about complementary cancer therapies. Also offers retreats
that focus on physical, emotional and spiritual healing.
Center for Complementary and Alternative
888.644.6226 or 866.464.3615 (TTY)
This branch of the National Institutes of Health offers tools for making well-informed
decisions about alternative and complementary therapies; includes choosing
reliable practitioners and quality treatments, and describes therapies.
of Dietary Supplements at the National
Institutes of Health (NIH)
Has the latest scientific information about supplements. Can search online
databases at the web site for journal articles about supplements.
All services free; 21 locations across the country. Emphasizes active participation
in treatment and mind-body connection. Offers support groups (online), networking,
workshops, stress management sessions and more.