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The goal of BCCT/CancerChoices is to help patients navigate conventional and complementary care. The Cancer Care Planning and Communications Act (CCPCA) will help patients navigate conventional care. We join the Society for Integrative Oncology and the National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship in supporting cancer care navigation for all.  Would you like to join us? CCPCA

Your guide to integrative cancer care

BCCT is the most comprehensive science-informed source for integrative cancer therapies on the web.

We help you explore the best conventional and complementary cancer therapies based on your goals and values.

Complementary therapies include natural products, lifestyle therapies and more. They can help during conventional treatment, reduce side effects and improve quality of life, delay or prevent recurrence and potentially extend life.

Navigating conventional therapies, experimental therapies and re-purposed or off-label drugs is also a key part of integrative cancer care. 

All therapies involve both benefits and risks. We offer balanced guidance you can trust. We do not accept industry funding. We welcome your support.

Where do you start?

What are your options?

Explore options

Search 91 (and counting) complementary cancer therapy summaries.

Search therapies

Explore handbooks on cancers. (More are under development.)

Breast cancer    

Colorectal Cancer

Ovarian cancer   

Prostate cancer

Read overviews of other cancers.

Cancer overviews

Or start with an overview of your options and the BCCT website.

What can you do now?

Healthy lifestyle practices are a great place to start. Our 7 Healing Practices can make a real difference in fighting cancer. Research shows powerful impacts from these and other simple and inexpensive practices.

What about fear, anxiety, depression and sleeplessness?

Fear, anxiety, depression, anger, uncertainty, confusion and sleeplessness are common after a cancer diagnosis. You can do a lot to reduce them, often without pharmaceuticals.

Where do you find love, community and support?

A cancer diagnosis is often isolating. We heal in community.

Where do you find others with whom you can share this experience?

Finding meaning in cancer

The shock of a cancer diagnosis may close some doors and open others. What matters in your life may change. Religion, spirituality, love, nature and other ways of making meaning may open or deepen for you. We offer guidance—and stories.