October 5, 2018

The risk of alternative cancer treatments

By Karl Oestreich

New York Times
by Jane E. Brody

A diagnosis of cancer, even an early-stage, highly curable cancer, can prompt some people to feel as if they’ve suddenly lost control of their future and that they must do whatever they can to regain it…Assuming The New York Times newspaper logothat you will use an alternative method as a complement to, not a substitute for, conventional treatment, the Mayo Clinic suggests 10 options that are safe and “may help you cope with signs and symptoms caused by cancer and cancer treatments such as anxiety, fatigue, nausea and vomiting, pain, difficulty sleeping, and stress.”

Reach: The New York Times has a daily circulation of nearly 589,000. The New York Times online receives more than 29.8 million unique visitors each month.

Context: More than 120,000 people with cancer come to Mayo Clinic each year. They find experts with extensive experience in the diagnosis and treatment of virtually every kind of cancer and the resources to provide excellent care tailored to their needs. Mayo Clinic doctors and researchers solve the most serious and complex medical questions, one person at a time. U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks Mayo Clinic among the top hospitals for cancer in the nation. The Mayo Clinic Cancer Center is designated by the National Cancer Institute as a comprehensive cancer center. This means the clinic's renowned physicians, researchers and scientists carry out team-based, patient-centered research to develop the latest technologies and treatments to address unmet patient needs.  You can read more about Mayo's cancer care here.

Contacts:  Traci Klein, Joe Dangor

Tags: cancer care, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, New York Times, Uncategorized

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