Cancer Handbooks

More than 100 types of cancer are known, with great variation even in cancers stemming from the same tissue or organ. For instance, triple negative breast cancer behaves differently and is treated differently than breast cancer that is hormone receptor and epidermal growth factor receptor positive.

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Our goal is to help you live as well as you can for as long as you can using the optimal combination of conventional, complementary and integrative therapies and approaches.

You might start with learning about cancer generally and then proceed to your cancer specifically.

Handbooks for Each Type of Cancer

These cancer handbooks provide guidance on a wide range of integrative therapies for specific cancer types. You'll find information about conventional therapies, natural products, off-label drug use, and many other therapies.

Breast Cancer

View the webpage handbook, which has the most up-to-date information.

Open a 118-page printer-formatted version of this handbook.

cover of the Breast Cancer handbook

Open a 2-page quick reference summary of the therapies best supported by evidence for use with breast cancer.

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Prostate Cancer

View the webpage handbook, which has the most up-to-date information.

Download a printer-friendly version of this handbook.

Open a 2-page quick reference summary of the therapies best supported by evidence for use with prostate cancer.

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Ovarian Cancer

View the webpage handbook, which has the most up-to-date information.

Open a 2-page quick reference summary of the therapies best supported by evidence for use with ovarian cancer:

 

 

Upcoming Handbooks

Select from these types of cancer for information and resources. Most of these pages are under development but include general information and many helpful links.

Adrenal cancer

Anal cancer

Bladder cancer

Brain, spine and nervous system tumors

Cervical cancer

Colorectal cancer

Endocrine and neuroendocrine tumors

Esophageal cancer

Gallbladder cancer

Head, neck and oral cancers

Kidney cancer

Leukemia

Liver cancer (hepatocellular cancer)

Lung cancer

Lymphoma

Melanoma

Mesothelioma

Multiple myeloma

Pancreatic cancer

Sarcoma (bone and soft tissue)

Skin cancer, nonmelanoma

Stomach cancer (gastric cancer)

Testicular cancer

Thyroid cancer

Uterine cancer

Vaginal cancer

Synonyms and specific cancers within these broad types are listed on our Types of Cancer page.

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