Wednesday and Thursday I ran posts on MultipleMyelomaBlog.com about an important topic for all cancer patients/survivors.  Complimentary and alternative medicine (CAM) is a fast growing wellness category.

A subset of that–integrative medicine (IM)–is actually being embraced by some oncologists.  Integrative oncology excites me.   It’s high time that oncs focus on more than just keeping us alive.

integrative oncology textI reviewed a text, written by Dr. Andrew Weil and Dr. Donald Abrams, aptly named, Integrative Oncology.  Here’s a link back to both MMB posts, including yesterday’s book review:

Integrated Medicine (IM) is changing oncology

 

Book Review: Integrative Oncology

 

There is some fascinating material there.  I’m going to be writing about some of it over the next week or two.  I think it will be enlightening.

Feel good and keep smiling!  Pat

 

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