Searching Therapies

91 therapies and counting:

  • 89 with full or partial summaries
  • 2 solely of links to information on other sites

New! Our list of top healing practices and complementary therapies for treating cancer

For helpful tips and selection criteria, review Searching Therapies: Overview.

Use these science-informed complementary therapy summaries to guide your choices. Many therapies are known by more than one name. If you don't see a therapy in this list with the name you know, try entering the name in the Keyword Search box.

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Cancer Types: Benefit

Cancer Types: Contraindicated


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Plans, Protocols & Systems

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7 Healing Practices

Natural products, herbs, nutrients and supplements

Diets & metabolic therapies

Exercise & movement therapies

Mind-body, spiritual & consciousness-changing approaches

Biologic treatments

Off-label, overlooked or novel cancer approaches (ONCAs)

Energy therapies

Manipulative and body-based methods

Therapies using heat, cold, sound, light or cutting-edge radiotherapy

Detoxification approaches

Other therapies

*Some therapies are contraindicated for specific cancer types, though showing benefit for other types. BCCT makes reasonable efforts to scan the literature and keep up-to-date on therapies. We cannot promise that we have included all possible benefits or cautions for each cancer type in our summaries. We strongly encourage you to review the sources of our information and consult your healthcare team.

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