Cancer Wellness Goes Beyond Chemo
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 589 , Segment 2
Episode: Trump-Era Bipartisanship, Cancer Wellness, See Own Bias
- Jul 6, 2017 11:00 pm
- 14:43 mins
Guest: John Librett, PhD, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Health Promotion and Education, University of Utah, Executive Director of the Cancer Wellness House, Salt Lake City People being treated for cancer in the US are increasingly turning to complementary therapies for help with side effects. They may be receiving chemotherapy to treat the cancer, while also getting acupuncture to deal with the nausea. Yoga, massage and meditation are other therapies people with cancer sometimes find helpful. While research to support their effectiveness may be limited, anyone who’s been seriously ill can understand the appeal of trying something a little unorthodox. Click here to learn more.